Social Worker - Inpatient Psychiatry

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Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center
Temporary Full Time


Johns Hopkins Intrastaff is the internal staffing agency for the Johns Hopkins Health System and partner hospitals, providing temporary support to a variety of the Johns Hopkins locations. Our employees are the strength of our service.  Intrastaff is unique because it's one of the very few agencies where a person has the benefit of being a temporary employee and also feels like a member of a large organization. Working at Hopkins means joining a culturally diverse team that includes some of the best nurses, physicians and allied health professionals in the world. Directly or indirectly, you'll have exposure to cutting-edge technology and groundbreaking medical research.

Provides direct psychological, social and practical care to a select caseload of patients and families including social work assessments, problem identification, goal setting and implementation of care plans. Makes referrals to outside agencies and coordinates continuity of care. Works collaboratively with and provides leadership with the multidisciplinary team to optimize patient outcomes.  Serves as a clinical resource expert in a specialty area.

Full time, 8-hour days.    8:30 -5:00.  





The successful candidate will work on the adult inpatient psychiatric unit at Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center.  

Primary responsibilities will include completion of psychosocial assessments, involvement of patients in the development of individualized discharge plans collaboration with the multidisciplinary team, and referrals to identified treatment and support services in the behavioral health system.  


MS Social Work from an accredited school of social work.


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


Previous experience working on an inpatient, adult medical service.   Critical care experience preferred.  


Strong written and oral communication skills are necessary for timely referrals and documentation in the medical record.  


Must have working knowledge of psychiatric disorders as they related to treatment and discharge planning.  



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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