Social Worker-West Campus

 
Position: Social Worker-West Campus

Job ID: 147556

Location: US-TX-Houston

Department: WC SOCIAL WORK

Talent Area: Social Worker

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Shift: 8am-5pm

About Texas Children's Hospital

Since 1954, Texas Children’s has been leading the charge in patient care, education and research to accelerate health care for children and women around the world. When you love what you do, it truly shows in the smiles of our patient families, employees and our numerous accolades such as being consistently ranked as the best children’s hospital in Texas, and among the top in the nation by U.S.News & World Report as well as recognition from Houston Business Journal as one of this city’s Best Places to Work for ten consecutive years.   Texas Children’s comprehensive health care network includes our primary hospital in the Texas Medical Center with expertise in over 40 pediatric subspecialties; the Jan and Dan Duncan Neurological Research Institute (NRI); the Feigin Center for pediatric research; Texas Children’s Pavilion for Women, a comprehensive obstetrics/gynecology facility focusing on high-risk births; Texas Children’s Hospital West Campus, a community hospital in suburban West Houston; and Texas Children’s Hospital The Woodlands, the first hospital devoted to children’s care for communities north of Houston. We have also created the nation’s first HMO for children, established the largest pediatric primary care network in the country and a global health program that is channeling care to children and women all over the world. Texas Children’s Hospital is also academically affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine, one of the largest, most diverse and successful pediatric programs in the nation.   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 atinfinitepassion.org.

Summary:

We are searching for a Social Worker for our SugarLand Health Center— someone who works well in a fast-paced setting. This role will assist patients and their families in making psychosocial adaptations specific to their diagnosis while facilitating eligibility determination for social programs and funding resources. This position will provide clinical social work and therapeutic services to patients and families, utilizing a collaborative approach. The social worker will assess, plan, implement, deliver, monitor and evaluate the options and services, tailored to patients’ individualized plans of care.

 

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Responsibilities :

  • Develops and initiates the psychosocial plan of care 
  • Develops, implements and/or updates plan of care 
  • Facilitates patient/family use of community resources 
  • Adheres to departmental policies and procedures as evidenced by participation in department programs and observation by the leadership team 
  • Educates self by reading professional literature and attending staff development and continuing education programs as evidenced by attendance and CEU records 
  • Provides evidence-based and client-centered therapy to help patients and their families cope with their medical, behavioral or mental health conditions 
  • Participates and pursues professional and program development


Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in Social Work required 
  • One of the following from the Texas Health and Human Services Commission required: 
  • LCSW – Clinical Social Worker License 
  • LMSW – Licensed Master Social Worker 
  • LMSW-AP – Licensed Master Social Worker-Advanced Practitioner


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