Float Mental Health Worker (Ellicott City)



Ellicott City-Float Pool/Per Diem

Full Time (benefits eligible)

Days and evenings, also rotating weekend shifts

7:00am - 3:00pm & 3:00pm - 11:30 pm M-F & weekends


Sheppard Pratt at Ellicott City is an inpatient psychiatric facility in Howard County serving adults and adolescents. Prior to its affiliation with Sheppard Pratt in July, 2002, the hospital operated as Taylor Manor. Sheppard Pratt at Ellicott City is comprised of the following programs:

  • Adolescent Unit
  • Adult Unit
  • Co-Occurring Disorders Unit
  • The Fenton Unit
  • Adult Day Hospital

Sheppard Pratt at Ellicott City has an exciting opportunity for a Float Mental Health Worker! Float Mental Health Workers, under close supervision of the Staff Nurse, participate 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/GED.  Human Services related degree or past direct care or related experience strongly preferred.
  • Must be available to work every other weekend (Saturday & Sunday).
  • All new clinical staff will begin their extended clinical orientation/training immediately following your first day of employment.