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Senior Social Worker (LCSW) - Aldine Health Center

UTHealth
Houston, TX 77002
  • Job Code
    220001QF
  • Jobs Rated
    107th
What we do here changes the world. UTHealth Houston is Texas' resource for healthcare education, innovation, scientific discovery, and excellence in patient care. That's where you come in.

UTHealth Houston Aldine Health Center is hiring a Senior Social Worker (LCSW) to join their team of professionals.

Position Type: Full Time / Salaried / Exempt

Location : Aldine Health Center @ 4755 Aldine Mail Rte Rd, Houston, Texas 77039

Once you join us you won't want to leave. It's because we reward our team for the excellent service they provide. Our total rewards package includes the benefits you'd expect from a top healthcare organization (benefits, insurance, etc.), plus:

  • 100% paid medical premiums for our full-time employees
  • Generous time off (holidays, preventative leave day, both vacation and sick time - all of which equates to around 37-38 days per year)
  • The longer you stay, the more vacation you'll accrue!
  • Longevity Pay (Monthly payments after two years of service)
  • Build your future with our awesome retirement/pension plan!

We take care of our employees! As a world-renowned institution, our employees' wellbeing is important to us. We offer work/life services such as...

  • Free financial and legal counseling
  • Free mental health counseling services
  • Gym membership discounts and access to wellness programs
  • Other employee discounts including entertainment, car rentals, cell phones, etc.
  • Resources for child and elder care
  • Plus many more!

Position Summary:

Provides advanced professional work in an independent manner involving medical and psychiatric social case services to interpret social and environmental factors relating to treatment and/or research.

Position Key Accountabilities:

1. Interviews and screens patients to interpret social and environmental factors and medical requirements.

2. Plans course of treatment or refers cases to appropriate professionals, institutions or agencies to ensure that patients receive appropriate treatment or referral.

3. Obtains data from patients and/or relatives in the best interest of their problems to assist in the development of a number of significant teaching endeavors, programs, and social services.

4. Works towards meeting total patient care. This includes interviews with the patients and/or relatives to study the individual's problems and needs, confers with the physician, faculty, and/or with any social agency which may have an interest in the patient's problem, assists patients in developing an economically feasible method of planning for services, and to make psychological and social adjustments necessitated by different types of illnesses, and conducts individual and group therapies.

5. Prepares detailed reports and may video-tape sessions with patients for review with coworkers or a faculty member.

6. Conducts independent psychotherapies to assist the patients in achieving positive psychological and/or social adjustments and may carry administrative responsibilities for a program.

7. Participates in teaching and staff development activities, functions as an instructor in the social work graduate student clinical practicum program.

8. Solicits the assistance of religious, social, and welfare agencies in the treatment of patients. Interacts with social work staff and psychiatric residents.

9. Responds to emergency situations.

10. Performs other duties as assigned.

Certification/Skills:

Licensure as a Clinical Social Worker by the Texas Board of Social Work is required.

Minimum Education:

Master's Degree in Social Work from a school approved by the Council on Social Work.

Minimum Experience:

Four years of social work experience required.
Medical social work experience is preferred.

Physical Requirements:

Exerts up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 20 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 10 pounds constantly to move objects.

Security Sensitive:

This job class may contain positions that are security sensitive and thereby subject to the provisions of Texas Education Code 51.215





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Posted: 2022-06-17 Expires: 2022-07-16
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