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Job Req ID:  12763

CO Clinical Social Worker

Classified Title: CO Clinical Social Worker 
Working Title: CO Clinical Social Worker ​​​​​
Role/Level/Range: ACRP/04/MC 
Starting Salary Range: $44,748-$61,610
Employee group: Full Time 
Schedule: 8 hours day, 8:30 am to 5:00 pm 
Exempt Status: Exempt ​​​​​​​ 
Location: 200 N. Wolfe Street 
Department name: 10003080-SOM Ped Hematology 
Personnel area: School of Medicine



The Johns Hopkins Department of Pediatrics seeks a CO Clinical Social Worker that will provide clinical social work and inpatient consultation services for pediatric and adult bleeding disorder (HTC) and pediatric hematology population and coordinate pediatric sickle cell outpatient programs.


Specific Duties/Responsibilities:


  • Cooperate with Department of Social Services and conduct child & adult maltreatment assessment & referrals
  • Provide crisis intervention counseling & referrals to services.
  • Identify & overcome obstacles to care, including but not limited to; medical adherence, insurance, transportation, housing, academics, and cultural and language barriers.
  • Conduct and document psychosocial assessments for HTC and pediatric hematology patients/families.
  • Offer short-term, problem-focused mental health counseling, psycho-education and mental health referrals to promote positive adjustment to and management of diagnosis in bleeding disorder population and transition-age youth with sickle cell anemia.
  • Coordinate care with providers/agencies/institutions and other relevant contacts in accordance with HIPPA guidelines for all patients served.
  • Prepare and facilitate a safe transition to adult hematology for youth with bleeding & blood disorders by age 22.
  • Participate and consult on psychosocial aspects of patient care in multidisciplinary case conference
  • Develop & coordinate outpatient educational & social programs with an emphasis on transition readiness.
  • Promote awareness, advocacy, networking and linkage to community resources for psychosocial patient life enhancement for persons impacted by a bleeding disorder and/or sickle cell anemia.


Minimum qualifications:


Master’s degree from a program accredited by the Council on Social Work Education or an equivalent organization approved by the Council on Social Work Education. Must be licensed by the Maryland Board of Social Work as a LCSW-C.


Preferred qualifications:


Two years’ experience in the field of clinical social work preferred.  Experience with hematology patient population preferred. 


Special knowledge, skills, and abilities:


Must possess the ability to function independently.  Knowledge of Microsoft Word is required. Knowledge of Excel helpful. 

The successful candidate(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check.


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