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Social Worker-Adult ED

Requisition #: 175062
Location: Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, Baltimore, MD 21201
Category: Social Work/Mental Health
Work Shift: Day Shift
Work Week: Casual (less than 20)
Weekend Work Required: Yes
Date Posted: June 3, 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.

The Emergency Department Social Worker will complete psychosocial assessments and intervention plans for patients in the adult ED who have been identified with psychosocial risk factors that may prevent a safe return to the community. These risk factors may include suspected abuse or neglect, trauma, interpersonal violence, behavioral health concerns, homelessness, and limited resources. They will be responsible for crisis intervention, brief counseling and referrals to appropriate community programs and agencies.

Strong written and oral communication skills are necessary for timely referrals and documentation in the medical record. Must have strong skills in crisis intervention, family systems work, conflict resolution and collaborative teamwork.

Casual (less than 20)

Day Shift Weekend Hours: Every other weekend. Saturday and Sunday from 11am to 7pm.

Emergency Department

Must possess a Master’s Degree in Social Work with at least 2 years of post-graduate work in a medical setting preferred. Minimum of LGSW, LCSW-C preferred.

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

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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