Johns Hopkins Medicine Clinical Social Worker (Psychiatry) in Baltimore, Maryland

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Clinical Social Worker (Psychiatry)

Requisition #: 174659

Location: Johns Hopkins Hospital/Johns Hopkins Health System,

Baltimore, MD

Category: Social Work/Mental Health

Work Shift: Day Shift

Work Week: Full Time (40 hours)

Weekend Work Required: Yes

Date Posted: Sept. 13, 2018

Johns Hopkins employs more than 20,000 people annually across our health system. Upon joining Johns Hopkins, you become part of a diverse organization dedicated to its patients, their families, and the community we serve, as well as to our employees. Career opportunities are available in academic and community hospital settings, home care services, physician practices, international affiliate locations and in the health insurance industry. If you share in our vision, mission and values and also have exceptional customer service and technical skills, we invite you to join an employer that is a leader and innovator in the healthcare field.

Provides direct psychological, social and practical care to a select caseload of patients and families including social work assessments, problem identification, goal setting and the efficient implementation of care plans. Makes referrals to outside agencies and coordinates continuity of care. Works collaboratively with the multidisciplinary team to optimize patient outcomes. Contributes to the attainment of organizational goals through efficient case management and discharge of patients. Will be required to provide coverage during absences, vacancies and on-call.

Full Time (40 hours)

Day Shift 8:30am to 5:00pm

Meyer 5, Schizophrenia service

Must be licensed by the Maryland Board of Social Work Examiners at LGSW level.

Exceptions

Is licensed to practice social work in another state or possesses social work qualifications in another jurisdiction comparable

Meets requirement established by the Board in regulations and

has an application pending before the Board or

Has successfully passed an examination or examinations prescribed by the Board pertinent to the license sought

1 year of experience in providing clinical social work service, preferably in a mental health setting (internship may apply).

The oral and written communication skills necessary to communicate/exchange and interact effectively and professionally with hospital staff, agency health care professionals, patients and families. Interest in working collaboratively with interdisciplinary team members. This is a fast paced service requiring excellent case management and organizational skills.

Works in patient care areas where there are no physical discomforts due to dust, dirt, temperature and the like

Pay Grade: CJ

Johns Hopkins Hospital is a smoke free policy.

Johns Hopkins Health System and its affiliates are Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity,sex, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, and or any other status protected by federal, state, or local law.