What You Will Do:
The University of Maryland Baltimore Washington Medical Center (UM BWMC) provides the highest quality health care services to the communities we serve. Our medical center is home to leading-edge technology, nationally recognized quality, personalized service and outstanding people. We have 272 beds, 2,200 employees and 700 physicians. Our patients and family members have access to the advanced resources of an academic medical center (UMMS) where education, innovation and research discoveries are aimed at improving the health care of our community members. Join our physicians and nursing staff specializing in emergency, acute, medical-surgical and critical care.
Be Part of Something Greater!
As a Department of Psychiatry associate and under limited supervision, the Mental Health Clinician (MHC) is responsible for the assessment of patients served primarily in the Emergency Department. On occasion the MHC may be asked to service patients on the acute care floors. These assessments determine the decisions to ether admit or discharge patients based clinical condition and safety of self/others. Patients range across the age spectrum and across the DSM-5 classifications. MHC’s are members of the Healthcare Team and have accountability to function as a team member to accomplish safe, effective and efficient patient outcomes.
The Mental Health Clinician is a professional caregiver who assumes responsibility and accountability for services given to all patients assigned to the Emergency Psychiatry service. The MHC provides care to those patients via therapeutic use of self, the clinical process, the environment, technology, and other healthcare team members, according to established standards. Patients served include Child through Adult-Geriatric.What You Need to Be Successful:
- Master’s degree from accredited school of Social Work or Master’s degree in related behavioral health field required.
- Current Maryland licensure at an advanced licensure level (e.g. LCSW-C, LCPC and/or Board Certified Psychologist) required.
- Previous hospital based psychiatric experience preferred.
- Working knowledge of DSM 5 required.
- Basic computer skills required.
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.
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