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Social Worker (Burn/Trauma)

Requisition #: 188056
Location: Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, Baltimore, MD 21201
Category: Social Work/Mental Health
Work Shift: Day Shift
Work Week: Full Time (40 hours)
Weekend Work Required: Yes
Date Posted: June 17, 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:

The primary focus of the social worker is to provide abroad range of discharge planning services to patient and their families. This enhances inpatient care and lays foundation for continuing outpatient care. Works mostly with patients 18 years and older. Must be knowledgeable however about adolescence as a developmental stage since patients under 18 may be admitted. Because of the increasing admissions of elderly chronically mentally ill must be aware of aging as a developmental process. Provides direct care to a select caseload (i.e. clinically complex) of patients and families including assessments, problem identification, goal setting and intervention plans and implementation of plans. Makes referrals to outside agencies and discharge planning as needed. Serves as an expert in a specialty area. May provide field instruction to a graduate student or peer supervision to BSW or LGSW.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

Work requires the knowledge of theories, principles, and concepts.

.Work requires the analytical ability to assess patient needs at a micro and macro level, develop associated treatment modalities at a more complex level and provide affective counseling.

Work requires the ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing and provide empathy in difficult interpersonal situations.


Master’s degree in Social Work.

Work Experience:

Two years of post-masters experience providing clinical social work, preferably in a health care setting.


Day, Full time (40 Hours)

8:30 am -5:00 pm


Work Location:

4940 Eastern Ave, Baltimore, MD 21224

Required Licensure, Certification:

Social Worker III- Current state licensure as LCSW required. May consider LGSW level

Working Conditions:

Work is generally performed in an office or clinical environment in which there is only minimal exposure to communicable disease, hazardous materials and pharmacological agents with little likelihood of harm if established health and standard precautions are followed. Possible exposure to violent behavior.

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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