Social Worker

 
Position: Social Worker

Job ID: 150909

Location: US-TX-Houston

Department: Department of Social Work

Talent Area: Social Worker

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Shift: 3pm-11pm

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 14,000+ 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 Social Worker — someone who works well in a fast-paced setting. In this position, you will assist patients and their families in making psychosocial adaptations specific to their diagnosis, while facilitating eligibility determination for social programs and funding resources.

 

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Responsibilities :

  • Develops and initiates the psychosocial plan of care
  • Coordinates, implements, and follows-up on the psychosocial plan of care
  • Engages and empowers patient/family in problem solving and decision making with regard to their health care decisions as evidenced by documentation in the medical record and/or team observation/feedback
  • Contributes to the efficient functioning of the department
  • Participates in program development for purposes of improved quality of care and service delivery
  • Pursues professional development
  • Provides evidence based and client centered therapy to help patients and their families cope with their medical, behavioral or mental health conditions


Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in social work
  • Licensed Master Social Worker, Clinical Social Worker, and Licensed Master Social Worker- Advanced Practice by the Texas Health and Human Services Commission
  • Child Protective Services (CPS) experience Preferred
  • Ability to conduct a thorough psychosocial assessment and develop, implement, and evaluate a plan of care
  • Ability to conceptualize psychosocial needs
  • Ability to intervene with patient/family behavior and coordinate community resources
  • Abiliity to handle crisis and complex psychosocial situations
  • Ability to handle grief and bereavement situations
  • Demonstrate initative, critical thinking, good judgment, and problem solving skills
  • Demonstrate excellent professional listening and communication skills


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