Mental Health Worker (Occasional)
Sheppard Pratt Health System - Baltimore, MD

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The Per Diem/Occasional Mental Health Worker is responsible for providing regular or relief coverage as indicated by staff shortage or patient status in varying patient care areas including Adult Services, Child and Adolescent Services, Clinical Services, Geriatric Services, Trauma Disorders, and The Retreat.

Per diem mental health workers provide input into the treatment planning and evaluation of patient needs based on patient behaviors. They also provide direct patient care services in accordance with the treatment plan and under the direction of a licensed nurse. They communicate with patients based on an understanding of the developmental needs of children, adolescents, adults, and/or geriatric population, and they assist in providing a developing and maintaining a safe and therapeutic environment according to established policies and procedures.

This position requires HS Diploma or GED. Past Mental Health Worker experience strongly preferred.

*Must be available to work every other weekend.

**Must be able to complete required seven day initial orientation, Thursday, Friday and the following Monday through Friday from 8:30-4:30 and work three 7am-3:30 pm shifts per week for four weeks immediately after initial orientation.

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Sheppard Pratt Health System is a private, non-profit behavioral health organization that provides a full range of services in a variety of...