The University of Maryland School of Medicine is seeking a Human Services Worker I to work in the Department of Pediatrics. Under direct supervisor, the Human Services Worker I provides early intervention service coordination, developmental screening and anticipatory guidance for NICU graduates participating in the Baltimore City Infants and Toddlers Program.
This Non-Exempt, Regular position offers a generous benefits package that starts with 11 vacation days, 14 floating and holidays, 15 sick days; comprehensive health insurance and retirement options; and tuition remission for employees and their dependents at any of the University System of Maryland schools.
Obtains and examines information necessary to assess client's needs and determine eligibility for services. Explains criteria for eligibility.
Identifies and evaluates client`s problems. Makes recommendations to supervisor on a plan of action for social and/or medical services. Monitors and re-evaluates client progress.
Makes home visits to conduct initial intake and follow-up.
Coordinates the referral of clients to alternate care facilities. Arranges transportation, escort, home care, and other similar services.
Assists in providing preventive, protective, or supportive services to individuals or groups who are in or are threatened by, situations detrimental to their well-being or that of the community.
Writes case reports and maintains case records.
Maintains personal contact with other social service agencies and community resources in order to facilitate the referral of individual clients.
Assists in organizing individual and family support groups; educational programs such as seminars and workshops; and other activities.
Maintains and updates statistical data such as social services needs evaluated, services provided, referrals made, follow-up contacts, and outcome of interventions. Assists in preparing various State, Federal, and departmental reports.
Education: Bachelor's Degree. Other: Except for qualifications established by law, additional related experience and formal education in which one has gained the knowledge, skills, and abilities required for full performance of the work of the job class may be substituted for the education or experience requirement on a year-for-year basis with 30 college credits being equivalent to one year of experience.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: General knowledge of the emotional, social, physical, and mental needs of infants, children, adolescents, and adults. General knowledge of and compliance with confidentiality of records and communications regarding clients. Ability to interact with the public, health care providers, agencies, facilities, and community organizations. Ability to use computers and other office equipment. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships. Ability to write case reports and maintain accurate and up to date case records.
Conditions of Employment: Valid Maryland Non-commercial Class C or equivalent driver's license may be required. Employees in this job class may be required to use their personal automobile while conducting official business.
Based on the duties of this position, selected candidates are eligible to participate in the Bargaining Unit (Union).
Salary Range: $33,142 - $40,000
If accommodations are needed for a disability, please contact Human Resource Services at 410-706-2606, Monday - Friday, 8:30am - 4:30pm EST. Maryland Relay can be accessed by dialing 711 (in-state) or 1-800-735-2258.
Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
Job: Reg or CII Non-Exempt Staff - N07HS1
Employee Class : Non-Exempt Regular
Full Time/Part Time: Full-Time
Shift: Day Job
Organization: School of Medicine - Pediatrics
Job Posting: Oct 11, 2019
Unposting Date: Oct 26, 2019, 3:59:00 AM
Internal Number: 135321
About University of Maryland, Baltimore
The University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB) is the State's public health, law and human services university devoted to excellence in professional and graduate education, research, patient care, and public service. As a diverse community of outstanding faculty, staff and students, and using state-of-the-art technological support, we educate leaders in health care delivery, biomedical science, global health, social work and the law. We emphasize interdisciplinary education and research in an atmosphere that explicitly values civility, diversity, collaboration, teamwork and accountability. By conducting internationally recognized research to cure disease and to improve the health, social functioning and just treatment of the people we serve, we foster economic development in the City, State, and nation. We are committed to ensuring that the knowledge we generate provides maximum benefit to society and directly enhances our various communities.