Maryland State Jobs – Social Worker

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Job Description:

The Maryland Department of Health is seeking candidates for Social Worker I and II Health Services CI to provide clinical social work services at Potomac Center and within the SETT program, both located on the same campus in Hagerstown, Maryland.

Job Responsibilities:

  • This position serves on the Interdisciplinary Team; is primary familial contact; assesses each person’s needs and explores appropriate resources and interventions; and writes updated social summaries.
  • This position functions as advocate on behalf of the people who reside at Potomac Center/SETT and actively supports an interdisciplinary approach to how each person’s unique needs, wants, and goals can be reached.
  • This position also provides in-service training to other facility staff on a variety of topics including Professional Boundaries, and Abuse and Neglect.
  • This position must at all times ensure duties and responsibilities are carried out according to ICF/MR regulations; Office of Health Care Quality;
  • Potomac Center/SETT Policies; and all procedures, professional standards, and ethical considerations associated with their professional licensure.

Job Requirements:

  • Candidates must be licensed as a Certified Social Worker or Certified Social Worker, Clinical by the Maryland State Board of Social Work
  • Examiners prior to appointment to a position in State service. Applicants who do not have a license may also apply pending receipt of the required license. When the license is obtained, submit a copy to the Maryland Department of Health Testing Unit.
  • Experience working with forensic populations.
  • Candidates must be licensed as a Graduate Social Worker (on or by June 30, 2018), Master Social Worker(on or after July 1, 2018) or Certified Social Worker by the Maryland State Board of Social Work Examiners prior to appointment to a position in State service.
  • Applicants who do not have a license may also apply pending receipt of the required license.
  • When the license is obtained, submit a copy to the Maryland Department of Health Testing Unit.
  • Experience working with the intellectually disabled.
  • Candidates appointed to positions in this classification may be assigned duties which require the operation of an automobile. Employees assigned such duties will be required to possess an appropriate operator’s license valid in the State of Maryland.

Job Details:

Company: State of Maryland

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Maryland, United States

Application Deadline: N/A

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