Senior Medical Social Worker

Location
Texas, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted
Apr 01, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time


Summary

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
• Immunizations
• HIV/AIDS education and screening

Provides patient outreach, education and counseling in one of nine, Baylor Teen Health Clinic locations.

Job Duties
  • 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.


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).


Preferred Qualifications

Experience with HIV positive patients.

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

6451

CA; CH

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