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Company Description

University of Maryland Upper Chesapeake Health (UM UCH) offers the residents of northeastern Maryland an unparalleled combination of clinical expertise, leading-edge technology, and an exceptional patient experience...

A community-based, integrated, non-profit health system, our vision is to become the preferred, integrated health system creating the healthiest community in Maryland. We are dedicated to maintaining and improving the health of the people in our community through an integrated health delivery system that provides high quality care to all. Our commitment to service excellence is evident through a broad range of health care services, technologies and facilities. We work collaboratively with our community and other health organizations to serve as a resource for health promotion and education.

Today, UM UCH is the leading health care system and second largest private employer in Harford County. Our 3,500 team members and over 650 medical staff physicians serve residents of Harford County, eastern Baltimore County, and western Cecil County.

University of Maryland Upper Chesapeake Health owns and operates:

University of Maryland Harford Memorial Hospital (UM HMH), Havre de Grace, MD

University of Maryland Upper Chesapeake Medical Center (UM UCMC), Bel Air, MD

The Upper Chesapeake Health Foundation, Bel Air, MD

The Patricia D. and M. Scot Kaufman Cancer Center, Bel Air, MD

The Senator Bob Hooper House, Forest Hill, MD

Job Description


In collaboration with a multidisciplinary team, the social worker is responsible for completing psychosocial assessments, assisting with treatment planning, monitoring patient progress, facilitating patient and family meetings, and coordinating and implementing discharge and aftercare services for patients in the behavioral health inpatient unit. The social worker may also provide psychotherapy utilizing brief therapy models incorporating crisis stabilization and cognitive behavioral techniques. Participates in behavioral health quality improvement and evaluation processes.

Position requires accountability for planning, organizing, and directing discharge and aftercare services.



Education & Training:

MSW from a school of social work accredited by the Council of Social Work Education required.

Maryland licensure at the LCSW or LCSW-C required.

Training in aggressive patient management required.

Work Orientation & Experience:

Experience working with individuals with acute and chronic psychiatric care needs required. Acute care social work experience preferred. Knowledge of Case Management and Utilization Management preferred. The applicant may require up to three months of detailed job orientation and training to gain specific capabilities to perform essential job functions.

Additional Information

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines
Aberdeen MD USA


Apply - Social Worker II (LCSW or LCSW-C), PRN Aberdeen