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Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) - UT Physicians Sickle Cell Cli

Job Reference: JIH02672357
Date Posted: 08 January 2019
Employer: UT Health
Location: Houston, Texas
Sector: Social Worker
Contract Type: Full-Time
Closing Date: 04 February 2019

Job Description

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 (4) years of social work experience required.
  • Medical social work experience is preferred.
Additional Information:
  • Bi-lingual candidate preferred
  • Experience working in a community clinic environment preferred
  • Full-Time / Exempt / Salaried Position
  • Pay Range: $58,000/year - $72,500/year based on years of paid experience
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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