Social Worker (LMSW)- Lourie Center- Full Time

Rockville, MD
Mar 06, 2019
Apr 03, 2019
Full Time
Lourie Center

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Adventist HealthCare seeks to hire a Social Worker who will embrace our mission to extend God's care through the ministry of physical, mental and spiritual healing. If you want to make a difference in someone's life every day, consider a position with a team of professionals who are doing just that, making a difference.

The Therapeutic Nursery Program (TNP) is seeking a social worker to provide daily support to the children and families enrolled in the program. The TNP is a specialized early childhood education program focused on children's social and emotional development. The TNP integrates educational and therapeutic intervention to foster appropriate intellectual, social, emotional, and physical growth.

The Social Worker:
provides direct clinical services to families and children, including assessments and psychotherapeutic interventions. The social worker demonstrates actions and attitudes and RISES* values that contribute to the critical success factors of the organization (i.e. best place to work, most extraordinary experience, superior outcomes, financial success for reinvestment, valued as a faith-based organization, and a growing organization vital to the community).
*Respect, Integrity, Service, Excellence and Stewardship

Principle Duties and Responsibilities:
Design and implement classroom-based psychotherapeutic services to enhance the quality of the parent-child attachment and to promote the socio-emotional and developmental growth of young children and their families. Assesses ongoing family functioning and family dynamics.
Supports children in the classroom who may be in crisis. Provides physical support utilizing Nonviolent Crisis Prevention Intervention training when necessary.
Prepares and conducts weekly group therapy to TNP children focused on social-emotional development.
Provides assessment of TNP children and consults with TNP director and/or TNP psychiatrist for clinical emergencies to provide appropriate treatment intervention and coordination with professionals and TNP parents/guardians.
Conducts the Monthly Parent Coffee group to provide psycho-education and support to TNP parents.
Participates in weekly team, supervision meetings, and interdisciplinary team meetings to assess progress of TNP children, formulate treatment goals, and develop ongoing treatment strategies.
Provides case coordination services to assigned families. Consults with other professionals working with the client; both at the Lourie Center and in the community. Refers TNP children and families to community agencies and programs as appropriate
Prepares written reports and attends meetings with school board, child welfare, and other legal agencies as requested by TNP parents/guardians or required by legal action
Participates in professional development through local and national conferences and maintain ongoing requirements for licensure.
Accesses Protected Health Information on a routine basis. Employee must comply with all privacy standards of the Lourie Center that include HIPAA, COMAR and others - state and federal regulations as written in the Privacy Manual
Participates in training of student interns and trainees during their rotation in the TNP.
Maintains TNP compliance and licensure in accordance with Maryland State regulations including Department of Human Resources, Child Care Administration, Child Care Licensing (COMAR 07.04.02) and the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, Mental Hygiene Regulations, Community Mental Health Programs - Therapeutic Nursery Programs (COMAR 10.21.18).
Maintains clinical charts, progress notes in compliance with policies and procedures.
Implements clinical policies and procedures for service delivery in the TNP including treatment plans and updates, monthly notes, case management, implementation of the therapeutic interventions, and record keeping.
Performs other duties as assigned.

Qualified candidates will possess:
Master's degree in social work is required. Licensed or license-eligible at the LGSW level in Maryland. : Some post-master's experience in providing individual, family and group psychotherapy is desirable.
Experience in working with high-risk families and young children.
Active BLS CPR card
Work Schedule:

Monday-Friday 7:30- 4:30

At Adventist HealthCare our job is to care for you. We do this by offering:

  • Work life balance through non rotating shifts
  • Recognition and rewards for professional expertise
  • Free Employee parking
  • Competitive comprehensive benefit plans offered (including health, disability, PTO and 403B retirement plan with matching and 3 year vesting)
  • 100% Coverage for inpatient care - at Adventist HealthCare facilities
  • 100% Coverage for urgent care nationwide - after copay

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