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Licensed Medical Social Worker (LMSW) - UT Physicians Victory Clinic (

Job Reference: JIH02674517
Date Posted: 12 January 2019
Employer: UT Health
Location: North Houston , Texas
Sector: Social Worker
Contract Type: Full-Time
Closing Date: 04 February 2019

Job Description

Position Summary:
Provides professional work 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 and handles all aspects of routine casework. 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. Solicits the assistance of religious, social, and welfare agencies in the treatment of patients. Interacts with social work staff and psychiatric residents. 7. Responds to emergency situations. 8. Performs other duties as assigned.
Certification/Skills:
  • Licensure as a Master Social Worker (LMSW) by the Texas Board of Social Work is required.
Minimum Education:
  • Master Degree in Social Work
Minimum Experience:
  • One (1) year of social work experience required.
  • Medical social work experience is preferred.
Additional Information:
  • Location:Victory Clinic - Lincoln Antoine Drive ( utphysicians. com/clinic/victory/)
  • Full-Time / Hourly / Non-Exempt position
  • Bilingual preferred
Physical Requirements:
Exerts up to 50 pounds of force occasionally and/or up to 20 pounds 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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