Senior Medical Social Worker
The Baylor Teen Health Clinic currently provides pregnancy testing, family planning, sexually transmitted diseases (STD) and HIV/AIDS education and screening, primary healthcare, and case management services to teens, their partners, and adolescents in Harris County. The clinics provide services to teens from the age of 13-24.
Services We Provide:
• Comprehensive Exams (Male & Female)
• Gynecological services
• Birth control and family planning
• Sexually transmitted disease screening and treatment
• Primary healthcare
• HIV/AIDS education and screening
Provides patient outreach, education and counseling in one of nine, Baylor Teen Health Clinic locations.
- Interviews clients and relatives to obtain social history relevant to medical 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.
- Arranges transportation for clients to physicians’ appointments.
- Responsible for entering additional information into other databases, such as HIV and STI results.
- Responsible for community outreach to promote our clinic to high risk areas of Harris County.
- Improve access to healthcare for teens and young adults through a primary focus on prevention, intervention and education.
- 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).
Experience with HIV positive patients.
Baylor College of Medicine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Equal Access Employer.
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