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Mental Health Worker (Center for Eating Disorders)
Req #: 6216
Department: Eating Disorders Inpatient Unit
Schedule: Part Time-24 Hours/Week
Shift: Weekend Evenings
Salary Range: $11.00-$13.20
Minimum Education Required:
The Center for Eating Disorders at Sheppard Pratt, located in Baltimore, Maryland, offers comprehensive, individualized care for children, adolescents and adults with serious eating disorders including anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, binge eating disorder and compulsive overeating. The Center, which has been a national leader in evidenced-based treatment since 1989, provides highly specialized individual, group, family, occupational, art and nutritional therapies and offers a full continuum of care that is not found anywhere else in the region.
This is a 22-bed unit in a specially designed and elegantly appointed setting for patients with complex eating disorders. A team of Board Certified Psychiatrists coordinate a multi-disciplinary team of experienced professionals including nurses, licensed clinical social workers, registered dieticians, expressive arts therapists and psychologists. Medical problems are closely monitored by a panel of carefully selected consulting specialists.
The Mental Health Worker, under close supervision of the Staff 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 under the direction of a professional nurse. Assists in providing a safe and therapeutic environment according to established policies and procedures.
HS Diploma or GED required. Human Service related degree or 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 weekend.
**Must be able to complete required seven day initial orientation, Thursday, Friday and the following Monday through Friday from 8:30-4:30