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SR CLIN SOCIAL WORKER

Requisition #: 185736
Location: Johns Hopkins Hospital/Johns Hopkins Health System, Baltimore, MD 21201
Category: Social Work/Mental Health
Work Shift: Day Shift
Work Week: Full Time (40 hours)
Weekend Work Required: Yes
Date Posted: May 15, 2019

Johns Hopkins Health System employs more than 20,000 people annually. Upon joining Johns Hopkins Health System, 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 those who are leaders and innovators in the healthcare field.

Position Summary:

Provides direct psychological, social, and practical care to a select caseload of patients and families including assessments, problem identification, goal setting, and intervention and implementation of plans. Makes referrals to outside agencies; coordinates continuity of care. Serves as a clinical resource in a specialty area. Coordinates improvement in departmental unit and the organizational system to benefit patient care/outcomes. Supervises assigned staff. Provides administrative leadership in the absence of the Director. May be expected to provide on-call coverage, as needed. Functions as a mentor for others. Provides clinical oversight and consultation.

Education:

MSW degree from an accredited school of social work.

Work Experience:

Minimum of five years ( of 2 years or more of licensed clinical social work experienced in a mental health/health care setting). Internship may be considered.

Shift:

Days, Full Time (40 hours)

8:00 am – 4:30 pm

Exempt, Pay Grade: CM

Work Location:

JHH, 600 North Wolfe Street

Skills:

- Consultant to other professionals concerning the environmental and psychosocial patterns of patients and families as requested. Ability to identify the environmental and psychosocial patterns of patients/families and incorporate in patient/family goals/plan of care.

- Consults within hospital and other agencies concerning psychosocial care of patients. Applies biophysical and cultural concepts in the development of the psychosocial plan when consulting with hospital, personnel and other agencies.

- Communicates, explains, interprets, shares and/or presents biopsychosocial cultural concepts of the practice of clinical social work to employees and management staff at The Johns Hopkins Hospital and appropriate external agencies.

•<span style="font: 7pt/normal "Times New Roman"; font-size-adjust: none; font-stretch: normal;"> Excellent oral and written communication skills necessary to communicate/exchange and interact effectively and professionally with hospital staff, agency health care professionals, patients and families.

•<span style="font: 7pt/normal "Times New Roman"; font-size-adjust: none; font-stretch: normal;"> Proficiency and skill in providing social work services in a mental health/health care setting.

•<span style="font: 7pt/normal "Times New Roman"; font-size-adjust: none; font-stretch: normal;"> Analytical ability to assess patient needs, develop associated treatment plans and deliver effective interventions.

•<span style="font: 7pt/normal "Times New Roman"; font-size-adjust: none; font-stretch: normal;"> Ability to identify organization obstacles and make recommendations to improve patient care.

•<span style="font: 7pt/normal "Times New Roman"; font-size-adjust: none; font-stretch: normal;"> Ability to perform with minimal supervision and practice in a mental health/health care setting.

•<span style="font: 7pt/normal "Times New Roman"; font-size-adjust: none; font-stretch: normal;"> Analytical ability to assess patient needs at a micro and macro level, develop associated treatment modalities at a more complex level and provide effective counseling.

Required Licensure, Certification:

Must be licensed by the Maryland Board of Social Work Examiners at the LCSW or LCSW-C level.

Working Conditions:

•<span style="font: 7pt/normal "Times New Roman"; font-size-adjust: none; font-stretch: normal;"> Work frequently produces high level of mental fatigue.

•<span style="font: 7pt/normal "Times New Roman"; font-size-adjust: none; font-stretch: normal;"> Works in a normal office environment where there are limited physical discomforts.

•<span style="font: 7pt/normal "Times New Roman"; font-size-adjust: none; font-stretch: normal;"> Must be able to work in a challenging, fast paced environment.

•<span style="font: 7pt/normal "Times New Roman"; font-size-adjust: none; font-stretch: normal;"> Possible exposure to communicable diseases, hazardous materials, and pharmacological agents.

•<span style="font: 7pt/normal "Times New Roman"; font-size-adjust: none; font-stretch: normal;"> Possible exposure to violence.

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