Mental Health Worker - Geripsychiatric Unit
Sheppard Pratt Health System - Baltimore, MD

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The Geropsychiatric Unit is a 16-bed unit designed for short term evaluation and treatment of severe clinical depression, psychiatric complication of dementing illnesses, and other problems requiring 24-hour hospital care.The Mental Health Worker, under close supervision of a licensed nurse, participates in the planning and evaluation of patient needs based on patient behaviors. Provides direct patient care services in accordance with the treatment plan and and under the direction of a professional nurse. Communicates with patients based on an understanding of the developmental needs of the geriatric population. Assists in providing a safe and therapeutic environment according to established policies and procedures.

HS Diploma or GED required. Past Mental Health Worker experience strongly preferred.

Hourly rate is between $11-$13.20 depending on experience and education.
*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.

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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...