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, a second community hospital opening in 2017. 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
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We are searching for a Licensed Clinical Social Worker – someone who works well in a fast-paced setting. In this position, you will develop, plan and deliver evidence-based assessment and therapy services to women with reproductive psychiatry needs. This person will engage in social work services to assist patients and families in identifying and utilizing health care and community resources optimally.
Think you’ve got what it takes?
- Provides treatment for women experiencing Perinatal and Post Partum Depression and Anxiety, Fetal Demise, Fertility and Menopause
- Provides psychosocial screenings/assessments by interviewing patients and/or their families for information about the patients’ social, emotional/psychological, developmental/educational/vocational, environmental, financial and health situations, within authorization periods, as required for patient care and/or treatment/transitional planning
- Provides evidence based psychotherapy for individual, family, parent and groups to help patients/families reduce symptoms of mental illness and improve functioning across environments
- Completes therapy notes for each individual/family therapy session(s) and or summaries regarding services when needed
- Actively participates in provider's conferences to identify and respond to the psychosocial needs of the patients/families and to provide psychosocial information pertinent to formulating Plans of Care
- Implements and evaluates outcomes of social work care plans based on screening/assessment data
- Conducts patient/family needs assessments, identifies and assesses patients/families’ knowledge and utilization of community resources and provides information about additional, appropriate community resources
- Appropriately documents the facilitation and coordination of community resources referrals and patients/families progress and outcomes in the patients’ electronic health records
- Educates self by reading professional literature and attending staff development and continuing education program as evidenced by attendance and CEU records
- Demonstrates a willingness to implement changes as they arise as evidenced by peer and supervisory observation
- Provides clinical supervision for Licensed Master Social Workers (LMSW) working toward Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) licensure
- Master’s degree in Social Work
- Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) issued by the Texas State Board of Social Worker Examiners
- Knowledge of evidence-based psychosocial models, theories, and interventions; medical social work; and community resources
- Ability to provide evidence-based assessment and therapeutic interventions tailored to the patient’s presenting symptoms and goals
- 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 crises 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
- Experience with Women's Health Psychiatry
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