Starting Salary Range: $43,871-$60,000
Employee group: Casual/On Call
Employee subgroup: Exempt
Department name: School of Medicine
Personnel area: Psychiatry
Will assist with and be a primary field staff member for development of community-based mental health interventions; work likely to extend from the fall-winter of 2017 through spring 2019.
- Review literature and (formal and “gray area”) and develop summaries of relevant articles and materials
- Help to identify key informants and focus group participants for needs assessment and intervention adaptation steps in projects
- Help conduct interviews and focus groups, including leading discussions, creating summaries, creating transcriptions, coding and preliminary analysis
- Write initial drafts of work plans, training manuals, reports, and other project-related documents
- Serve as link between project staff and field work sites including planning meetings
- Maintain program records in a manner consistent with good research practice (including assuring data security and confidentiality)
- May involve pilot testing training materials for community-based interventions
- Master’s degree from a program accredited by the Council on Social Work Education or an equivalent organization approved by the Council on Social Work Education. LCPC as well.
- Minimum three (3) or more years’ experience, preferably working and delivering ongoing care to identified population in primary care or acute hospital setting.
Licensure, Certification, Registration:
- Current Social Work Licensure in State of Maryland- LCSW-C, required and must maintain license throughout duration of employment.
- Valid Maryland driver’s license with less than 2 points.
Special knowledge, skills, and abilities:
- Spanish language fluency
- Experience conducting qualitative research including recruiting, consenting, interviewing participants.
- Experience with mental health treatment programs
- Familiarity with mental health problems common among Latin American immigrants
- Familiarity with mental health services systems
- High level of interpersonal skills and ability to effectively communicate with a multidisciplinary treatment staff.
- Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Technical qualifications or specialized certifications:
- Computers, general office and communication equipment.
- Regularly utilizes EPIC and other information systems to perform daily duties and document care.