Social Worker- Woodlands- (11pm-7am)

 
Position: Social Worker- Woodlands- (11pm-7am)

Job ID: 141050

Location: US-TX-The Woodlands

Department: WOO SOCIAL WORK

Talent Area: Social Worker

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Shift: 11pm-7am

About Texas Children's Hospital

Texas Children’s Hospital The Woodlands, the first hospital devoted to children’s care for communities north of Houston, opened its doors in April 2017. Located in one of the fastest growing areas in north Houston, the hospital, which has a staff of over 600, has already provided thousands of patients with specialty care closer to home. The outpatient building, which opened in October 2016, includes 72 exam rooms and clinics for major pediatric specialties including cancer, cardiology, allergy/immunology/rheumatology and diabetes/endocrinology. The hospital’s inpatient building features the area’s only dedicated pediatric emergency center with 25 patient rooms, 32 acute care beds, four operating rooms, 12 radiology suites and 28 critical care rooms.   To join our community of 13,000 dedicated team members, visit texaschildrenspeople.org for career opportunities. You can also learn more about our amazing culture at infinitepassion.org.

Summary:

We are searching for a Social Worker - someone who works well in a fast-paced hospital setting. In this position, you’ll assist patients and their families in making psychosocial adaptations specific to their diagnosis, while facilitating the optimal utilization of health care services and community resources in accordance to the age and developmental level of the patient.

 

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Responsibilities :

  • Engages patient/family in problem solving as evidenced by documentation in the medical record and/or team observation/feedback
  • Makes and/or assists family to make resource referrals as evidenced by documentation in the medical record and/or team observation/feedback
  • Provides appropriate therapeutic support (individual/family/group/grief counseling, crisis intervention), either by direct service or by referral, as evidenced by documentation in the medical record and/or team observation/feedback
  • Conducts a psychosocial assessment, within one working day of receiving the inpatient consult or three working days of receiving the outpatient consult, as evidenced by documentation in the medical record and/or team observation/feedback
  • Communicates with the patient, family and team as evidenced by documentation in the medical record and/or team observation/feedback
  • Develops an action plan with the patient, family and team as evidenced by documentation in the medical record and/or team observation/feedback
  • Adheres to Departmental policies and procedures as evidenced by participation in department programs and observation by director and department staff
  • Identifies problems/needs in the department and participates in the problem solving process as evidenced by participation in department staff meetings, participation on a department committee and observation by director and department staff
  • Utilizes quality improvement process to identify improvement opportunities and establish/assess/evaluate programs and services and their outcomes as evidenced by observation by director and department staff
  • Participates in department performance improvement program as evidenced by PI coordinator, director and department staff observation
  • Provides evidence based, and client centered to help patients and their families cope with their medical, behavioral or mental health conditions


Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in Social Work from an accredited School of Social Work
  • Licensure as a Social Worker in the State of Texas
  • Ability to conduct a thorough psychosocial assessment and develop, implement and evaluate a plan of care
  • Ability to conceptualize the psychosocial needs presented by the assigned patient population, to intervene with patient/family behavior, to coordinate community resources and to handle crisis and complex psychosocial situations
  • Ability to handle grief
  • Ability to demonstrate initiative, good judgment and problem solving skills.
  • Ability to demonstrate excellent professional listening and communication skills.


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