Mental Health Worker (Eating Disorders Unit)
Baltimore, MD 
Posted 29 days ago
Job Description
The Center for Eating Disorders at Sheppard Pratt is comprised of an adult unit with 22 beds and a child and adolescent unit with 11 beds.  The Center for Eating Disorders is located 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 Center for Eating Disorders is located on Sheppard Pratt's main campus in Towson (Baltimore County).

As a Mental Health Worker you will:
  • Under close supervision of the Registered Nurse, participate in the planning and evaluation of patient needs based on patient behaviors.
  • Provide direct patient care services in accordance with the treatment plan and under the direction of a professional nurse.
  • Assist in providing a safe and therapeutic environment according to established policies and procedures.

  • HS Diploma/GED.  Human Services related degree or past direct care or related experience strongly preferred.
  • Must be available to work every other weekend (Saturday & Sunday).
  • Must be available to attend 7 day mandatory clinical orientation training: Thursday, Friday and the following Monday through Friday (excluding Saturday & Sunday), 8:00am-4:30pm each day.
  • In addition to the 7 day clinical orientation, you will be required to complete a 4 week unit orientation.  During this time you will be required to work 3 day shifts per week.


Job Summary
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full or Part Time
Hours per Week
Required Education
High School or Equivalent
Required Experience
1 year
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