Clinical Social Worker
Requisition #: 197218
Location: Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD 21201
Category: Social Work/Mental Health
Work Shift: Day Shift
Work Week: Full Time (40 hours)
Weekend Work Required: No
Date Posted: Nov. 7, 2019
Since its inception in 2017, JHCTH has interacted with approximately 2,000 patients seeking surgical or non-surgical gender affirming care and completed over 300 gender affirming surgical procedures. The JHCTH social worker is an essential member of the team providing care to transgender patients across the JHM enterprise through the interdisciplinary service line. The social worker assesses and coordinates pre-, peri-, and post-operative social and clinical support needs and assists patients in preparing their local plan of care. The social worker reviews mental health surgical readiness referral letters for sufficiency in accordance with the World Professional Association for Transgender Health (WPATH) standards of care and JHCTH guidance and liaisons with patients and outside mental health providers as necessary. This position is the primary team member conducting clinical intakes to assess the patient's status, transgender-related health care goals, and connection to services within the JHM enterprise or with outside providers based on patient needs.
8:30 am to 5:00 pm
Education: Masters Degree required
Experience: 1-year internship may apply
Johns Hopkins Health System and its affiliates are drug-free workplace employers.
Johns Hopkins Health System and its affiliates are an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, national origin, mental or physical disability, genetic information, veteran status, or any other status protected by federal, state, or local law.
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