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Suburban Hospital, Bethesda, MD 20814
Social Work/Mental Health
Day Shift


At Suburban you will experience the resources and reputation of Johns Hopkins world-class care - with our own unique culture. We offer an academic approach to care delivery within our local community. Ours is a collaborative, family-focused work culture, where we practice complex medicine and are committed to ongoing learning and skill development. The connections and partnerships our nurses forge with physicians, fellow nurses, other support staff, generous donors, and patients and their family members helps Suburban Hospital elevate the patient experience and excel in safety, quality and patient care.

What Awaits You?

  • Career growth and development
  • Free on-site parking
  • Tuition Assistance
  • Diverse and collaborative working environment
  • Affordable and comprehensive benefits package

General Summary:

Work within the Crisis Intervention Dept. which provides both psychiatric and addiction (i.e., alcohol and drug abuse) assessments in our Emergency Department, as well as liaison services for medical patients. The Crisis Intervention Team acts as consultants to physicians by providing crisis intervention and psychiatric/addiction assessments. The goal is to place patients in the least restrictive treatment setting, to offer stabilization and then a carefully designed appropriate treatment plan and referral.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • At least five years’ experience preferred in the mental health/addiction field; proficiency at conducting assessments and formulating psychiatric diagnoses; thorough knowledge of DSM-IV-R.
  • Knowledge of current state mental hygiene regulations.
  • Familiarity with managed care criteria
  • MD Social Worker or LPC license

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.

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