Psychiatric Social Worker - #197219
UM Baltimore Washington Medical Center
Date: 04/08/2021 16:02 PM
City: Glen Burnie, Maryland
Contract type: Full Time
Work schedule: Full Day
Under limited supervision, the Patient Care Clinician is responsible for assessment of patients including the development, evaluation, and modification of the plan of care. The clinician interprets and performs complex patient care procedures specific to their area of expertise. Clinicians are members of the Care Team and Support Team and have accountability to function as a team to accomplish patient outcomes identified in the pathway/plan of care.
The Patient Care Clinician – Psychiatric Social Worker is a professional caregiver who assumes responsibility and accountability for services given to a group of patients for a designated time frame. The Clinician provides care to those patients via therapeutic use of self, the social work process, the environment/technology, and other healthcare team members, according to established standards. Patients served include late adolescence, Adult and Adult-Geriatric.
All employees are responsible for extending the mission and values of Baltimore Washington Medical Center by dedicating oneself to providing the highest quality healthcare services to the communities we serve.
Reports directly to the Director of Psychiatry.
What You Need to Be Successful:
Master’s degree from accredited school of social work required. Currently licensed in the State of Maryland required. Previous psychiatric or healthcare experience required. Knowledge of DSM-IV-TR required. Basic computer skills preferred.
Works inside a clean, well-lighted environment. May be exposed to multiple crisis situations. Time will be spent in office environment and inpatient care areas. May be exposed to verbal abuse by patients. Expected to work overtime to complete a task that cannot wait until the next working day. Potential for minimal exposure to communicable diseases and hazardous materials, requiring the observance of Standard (Universal) precautions and safe handling practices. This position has been classified as medium exposure risk and requires the completion of an annual respirator mask fitting.
We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.