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Correctional Health Social Worker

Employer
Texas Tech University - Health Sciences Center
Location
Amarillo, Texas, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Date posted
Mar 14, 2024

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Position Type
Administrative, Student Affairs, Health Services
Employment Type
Full Time
Extended Job Title

Correctional Health Social Worker

Org Level 1

Texas Tech Univ Health Sciences Ctr

Org Level 7

691502 - Psych PAMIO Inpatient Facility

Position Description

Performs advanced level social work. Supervises lower level clinical social workers and/or ancillary staff.

Requisition ID

36515BR

Travel Required

None

Pay Grade Maximum

Compensation is commensurate upon the qualifications of the individual selected and budgetary guidelines of the hiring department, as well as the institutional pay plan. For additional information, please reference the institutional pay plan website.

Major/Essential Functions
  • Communicates with team members and supervisor in a timely manner utilizing direct, complete, and adequate information.
  • Treatment Team: Dependability - on time for treatment team, arranges coverage, notifies team members of absences. Scheduling - Patient's ITP's are reviewed based on timeframes stipulated in current policies and pertaining to release planning. Contribution-reports relevant information regarding O/P’s functional status and psychiatric status makes appropriate referrals, knowledgeable of group therapy programming. Coordination-assists in the interviewing of O/P’s and other staff members using professional and assertive verbal/non-verbal communication.
  • Monitoring (Row Round) and Assessment (Psychosocial Evaluation): Staff member monitors each offender patient prior to a tx team review. Required documentation is noted in the medical record. Meets standards for quality, quantity, time frames as set by supervisor and team. Staff member conducts a patient interview on or before the 10th work day after the date of admission.
  • Case Management Tasks: Responds to I-60's in accordance to existing policies. Responds to family calls per policy and using required forms. Documents family calls in the medical record. Completes release planning tasks including necessary communication and paperwork in a timely manner and according to policy and procedure. Manages treatment team referrals in timely and appropriate manner. Manages referrals to specialized programs in a timely and appropriate manner.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of therapeutic approach and creates and maintains positive therapeutic environment. Maintains professional, therapeutic boundaries. Adheres to established guidelines for individual and group demographics. Adheres to established guidelines for individual and psychosocial educational groups.
  • Clinical Documentation and Correspondence: Documents using appropriate forms in the EMR, professional language, supports clinical assessment with objective information/observation, and avoids jargon. Follows policy and procedure for group therapy documentation, row rounds, clinical notes (i.e. SOAP notes),for care plan, and for I-60’s.
  • Effective Use of Technology: Demonstrates knowledge and ability to document, find information and communicate effectively using the Electronic Medical Record, Microsoft Office Programs, TDCJ Host on Demand and programs/operations utilized by CMHC and TTUHSC.
About Managed Care:
Since 1989, TTUHSC Managed Care has served as a healthcare delivery service, providing high quality, low cost healthcare to patients within the Texas Department of Criminal Justice system. We provide medical, mental health, and dental services to patients in 22 facilities throughout West Texas. Managed Care emphasizes our values-based culture in all we do. You can learn more about TTUHSC Managed Care by visiting our website HERE .

This valuable team member shall perform work in a manner that reflects the Values of TTUHSC :
  • ONE TEAM: Unite and include diverse perspectives to achieve our mission
  • KINDHEARTED: Exceed expectations with a kind heart, helping hands, and a positive attitude
  • INTEGRITY: Be honorable and trustworthy even when no one is looking
  • VISIONARY: Nurture innovative ideas, bold explorations, and a pioneering spirit
  • BEYOND SERVICE: Create and deliver positive defining moments
Take care of yourself and your family. Enjoy some of the best benefits in the state of Texas:
  • Comprehensive Benefits Package
  • Training
  • Continuing Education
  • Loan Forgiveness Program
  • Retiree Insurance
  • Paid Leave
  • Leadership Program
  • State Pension
Grant Funded?

No

Pay Grade Minimum

Compensation is commensurate upon the qualifications of the individual selected and budgetary guidelines of the hiring department, as well as the institutional pay plan. For additional information, please reference the institutional pay plan website.

Pay Basis

Hourly

Schedule Details

Monday thru Friday

Work Location

Amarillo

Preferred Qualifications
  • Previous workplace experience in a professional role
  • Experience using computers and computer software.
  • Experienced in written and oral communication.
  • Experience writing clear, concise reports and business correspondence.
  • Experience presenting information to managers, clients, customers and general public.
  • Experience in Microsoft Word, Excel, Access and PowerPoint.
  • Previous experience problem solving and being a self-starter.
Campus

HSC - Correctional Managed Health Care

Department

Psych PAMIO Inpatient Facility

Job Type

Full Time

Pay Statement

Compensation is commensurate upon the qualifications of the individual selected and budgetary guidelines of the hiring department, as well as the institutional pay plan. For additional information, please reference the institutional pay plan website.

Job Group

Social Services

Shift

Day

EEO Statement

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information or status as a protected veteran.

Required Qualifications

Education:
A minimum of a Bachelor's Degree (B. A.) from an approved accredited four-year college or university in a behavioral science.
License/Certification:
Credentialed as a Certified Social Worker.

Jeanne Clery Act

The Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act is a federal statute requiring colleges and universities participating in federal financial aid programs to maintain and disclose campus crime statistics and security information. By October 1 of each year, institutions must publish and distribute their Annual Campus Security Policy & Crime Statistics Report (ASR) to current and prospective students and employees. You can locate this report through our website at: https://www.ttuhsc.edu/emergency/clery-report.aspx .

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