The University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB), Institute of Human Virology (IHV) is currently recruiting for a Senior Counselor. The Senior Counselor will be based at the THRIVE Clinical Program at UMMS Midtown Campus and coordinate with other IHV practices. The Senior Counselor will provide clinical social work services to patients and direct clinical supervision to social work staff.
UMB offers a comprehensive benefits package that prioritizes wellness, work/life balance, and professional development. This position participates in a retirement program that must be selected and is effective on your date of hire. Exempt regular staff receive a generous leave package that includes over 4 weeks of vacation accrued each year, paid holidays, unlimited accrual of sick time, and comprehensive health insurance; professional learning and development programs; tuition remission for employees and their dependents at any University System of Maryland school; and flexible work schedules and teleworking options (if applicable per job).
Assess risk by screening and interviewing clients. Identify psychosocial condition and needs, and determine best course of therapeutic treatment.
Evaluate, refer, and counsel individuals, couples, or groups to assess needs and address issues. Provides preventive, protective, or supportive services to individuals or groups who are in or threatened by situations detrimental to their well-being.
Document client(s) progress. Perform chart reviews and generates notes on evaluations, therapy sessions, reports and other accountability measures.
Development of treatment plans and healthcare evaluations for a variety client issues.
Provide training, guidance, and support to colleagues who are not fully licensed as mental health providers
May supervise other social workers, counselors, interns, students, or employees per licensure.
Assist in development of policies, protocols, or procedures as requested.
May be responsible for review and submission of authorized documentation for reimbursement per licensure.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Additional Essential Functions:
Provide clinical social work interventions on a team with an Infectious Disease Specialist, Registered Nurse and Medical Assistant.
Provide supportive counseling, address suicide risk and develop therapeutic behavioral health interventions as part of the Collaborative Care psychiatric model
Provide clinical case management to patients needing intensive support services including the development of assessments and care plans to help achieve social-emotional-behavioral success.
Provide grant funded services to patients who have challenges in meeting basic needs such as food insecurity, lack of transportation, and pending evictions.
Education: Master's degree in Social Work or Psychology.
Type of Experience:One (1) year of post-licensure (LCSW, LCSW-C, or LCPC) experience in related area of treatment including responsibility for training, work coordination, and monitoring the work of others.
License:State of Maryland licensure as a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor (LCPC), Licensed Certified Social Worker (LCSW), or Licensed Certified Social Worker - Clinical (LCSW-C)
Preferred Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Knowledge of position requirements. Knowledge of all applicable requirements, regulations, and laws. Skill in effective use of applicable technology/systems. Ability to effectively communicate both verbal and written thoughts, ideas, and facts. Ability to work cooperatively with others and independently. Ability to demonstrate, understand, apply, and adhere to the UMB Core Values of Accountability, Civility, Collaboration, Diversity, Excellence, Leadership, and Knowledge. Additionally, a general knowledge about Healthcare, HIV, Trauma, Harm Reduction, Insurance and Behavioral Health. Clinical social work knowledge and experience that wil support multidisciplinary teams. Proficient in EPIC, Office, psychopathology, medical terminology.
Hiring Range: $65,000 - $73,000 (Commensurate with education and experience)
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