Social Worker

 
Position: Social Worker

Job ID: 148810

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

Texas Children’s Hospital West Campus is Houston’s first community hospital designed, built and equipped exclusively for children in one of the city’s most rapidly growing communities in the area from Sugar Land to Bryan-College Station, Texas. Located at I-10 and Barker Cypress, our 515,007-square-foot hospital houses the only 24/7 pediatric emergency room in the Greater West Houston area, four operating rooms, 16-bed pediatric intensive care unit, 46 acute care beds, advanced imaging services including MRI and CT scans, a neurophysiology sleep lab, a pathology lab and a full-scale pharmacy.   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 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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