Inpatient Intake Clinician/Social Worker

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Washington Hospital Center - MedStar
Position Category
Therapist / Social Worker


Come work with a great team!  Diamond Healthcare is the manager of the behavioral health services for Medstar Washington Hospital Center and has openings for Inpatient Intake Clinicians/Social Workers.


This position will conduct clinical assessments of prospective patients in the Emergency Department (ED) and determine patients’ appropriateness for the program.  



  1. Coordinates the psychiatric assessment process with the attending psychiatrists.
  2. Identifies age appropriate developmental tasks and needs as evidenced in the development of care and the treatment planning sessions. Completes Psychosocial Assessments, reviews treatment plans and conducts groups.
  3. Maintains contact with nursing homes, medical-surgical units and other facilities and agencies to promote the program and to provide education regarding services available for their clients/residents.
  4. Provides ongoing communications with referral sources concerning the status of patients referred into the program.


Candidates should have a minimum of 2-5 years’ experience, must be flexible to adjust to the needs of a fast paced environment, demonstrate effective problem solving skills, and display proficient oral/written communication skills.   Previous adult behavioral health experience is strongly preferred.  Candidates must have active District of Columbia LICSW or be licensed as a Psychologist. 




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