Senior Medical Social Worker



Job Purpose

Provides independent, advanced professional work involving psychiatric social case services in the assessment of clients to obtain social history relevant to medical/psychological problems/treatment.

Job Duties
  • Interviews clients and relatives to obtain social history relevant to medical/psychological problems and history. Assesses each client during initial contact.
  • Documents progress after client visits.
  • Answers client calls and assesses need for services.
  • Plans a course of treatment or refers clients to appropriate agencies and physicians.
  • Conducts independent psychotherapies to assist patients in achieving positive psychological or social adjustments.
  • Serves as a liaison between medical and nursing staff, clients, relatives and appropriate outside agencies.


Minimum Qualifications
  • Master's degree in Social Work from a school approved by the Council on Social Work Education.
  • One year of relevant experience.
  • Licensure as a Master Social Worker (LMSW) by The Texas State Board of Social Worker Examiners (TSBSWE).


Baylor College of Medicine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Equal Access Employer.

5030

CA

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