Kennedy Krieger Institute

Master Social Worker, Inpatient Pediatric Rehabilitation Program (LMSW) $10000 Sign-On

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Pos. Category
Social Work
Job Location : Street
707 N Broadway
# of Hours
Job Locations
Pos. Type
Regular Full Time
Department : Name
Social Work


The Kennedy Krieger Social Work Department is looking for a LCSW-C or LMSW social worker ready to join the Pediatric Rehabilitation Program. This dynamic interdisciplinary team collaborates to deliver trauma-informed clinical services to the children, adolescents, and young adults admitted to the inpatient unit.


Our social workers guide families through the journey of admission by completing psychosocial assessments, leading family-team meetings, providing short-term family counseling, advocacy, coordination of care and discharge planning.


The ideal candidate:

· Values equitable patient and family-centered care.

· Seeks an enriching work environment with supportive colleagues engaging in cutting-edge clinical services, training, and research.

· Supervision and an annual continuing education budget offered.

· Opportunities to participate in field instruction and department and team projects.

· Professional growth is encouraged in areas of interest consistent with mission.

· Previous inpatient or rehabilitation experience is a bonus, and we encourage candidates with a strong interest in learning to apply.

· Work week is Monday-Friday, 8:30-5:00.

· Rotation of light demand on-call services at LCSW-C level.


Did you know that some Kennedy Krieger locations are approved National Health Service Corp sites for loan repayment? More information here:



  • Master's degree from an accredited school of Social Work.
  • Must be licensed in the State of Maryland, by the Board of Social Work Examiners, Maryland State Department of Health and Mental Hygiene as a Graduate Social Worker.


  • Clinical experience may include only field placement.
  • At least one year in the provision of services to children, adolescents and young adults with developmental disabilities, chronic health problems or disorders of the brain is preferred. This experience may have been gained while a trainee at the Institute, or a related facility.


  • Training sufficient to maintain licensure.


Kennedy Krieger Institute offers excellent benefits including medical, dental, vision, 401K with match, tuition reimbursement, free parking and child care subsidies! In addition, we offer rich professional development opportunities. Now offering a New Student Debt Relief Program!



We require full COVID vaccination or documentation of medical and/or religious exemption(s) approval for this job as we are a healthcare institution committed to putting health and safety first for our patients, students, employees, and the communities we serve.


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