The Social Worker MSW intervenes with patients who have complex psycho social needs, economic co-morbidity, require assistance with eligibility determination for social programs and funding sources, and qualify for community assistance. To promote patient-centered care, the Social Worker MSW provides care that is respectful of and responsive to individual patient preferences, needs, and values, and ensures that patient values guide all decisions. Supports compliance with treatment protocols, and assists with resource linkage as part of a multidisciplinary healthcare team.
Specific Job Related Duties
Provides psychotherapy to child, adolescent and adult patients in an outpatient setting.
Collaborates with referring psychiatrist to enhance treatment.
Adheres to internal controls established for department
Master's degree in Social Work or related field; 2 years experience required. Must be licensed to practice as a Social Worker in Texas (LBSW, LMSW, LCSW).
Preferred Work Experience
LCSW license is required.
Three or more years of experience with both children and adults.
Experience in working in a managed care system.
Internal Number: 65774
About UTMB Health
For more than 125 years, UTMB has stood with Texas—training the health care workforce; helping make the state a leader in advancing the understanding and treatment of illness and injury; serving as a major provider of health care for Texans and their families; and innovating the future of how care is delivered.
UTMB opened in 1891 as the nation’s first public medical school and hospital under unified leadership—already a pioneer. What began as one hospital and medical school building in Galveston is now a major academic health sciences center of global influence, with medical, nursing, health professions and graduate biomedical schools; a world-renowned research enterprise; and a growing, comprehensive health system with hospitals on four campuses and a network of clinics. Today, UTMB has a $3.3 billion annual statewide economic impact, in terms of business volume, personal income and durable goods purchases. More than 46,000 jobs in Texas are directly or indirectly attributed to UTMB.
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