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.
- Licensure as a Master Social Worker (LMSW) by the Texas Board
of Social Work is required.
- Master Degree in Social Work
- One (1) year of social work experience required.
- Medical social work experience is preferred.
- Location:Victory Clinic - Lincoln Antoine Drive (
- Full-Time / Hourly / Non-Exempt position
- Bilingual preferred
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.
This job class may contain positions that are security sensitive
and thereby subject to the provisions of Texas Education Code 51.
Associated topics: abuse, addiction, behavioral, behavioral health,
behavioral healthcare, cell, domestic, forensic, social service,