The Social Worker MSW 1 provides patients and family members with the education and advice needed to cope with issues which arise from various emotional or physical problems as outlined by the Texas State Board of Social Worker Examiners scope of practice. Coordinates a variety of services including crisis intervention, bereavement, client advocacy, referrals, prevention, education, discharge planning and implementation, and psychosocial assessments. Partners in the development and implementation of performance improvement initiatives.
Location: Temple, TX - Baylor Scott & White Memorial Hospital
Setting: Case Management
Schedule: FT Monday-Fri
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF THE ROLE
Conducts and documents detailed psycho-social assessments to interpret social, environmental, and medical needs of the patient.
Employs advanced practice methods in the development, implementation and evaluation of treatment plans. Provides patient and family education and serves as a professional resource.
Provides or supervises plan of care interventions to include resource and referral help, crisis intervention, prevention, education, patient advocacy, bereavement, therapy, and counseling as appropriate. Partners with the healthcare team and involves the patient and family in the development and implementation of plans.
Serves as a liaison with the community resources and their staff to deploy smooth transition and placement of the patients within the assigned service line.
Partners with other healthcare team members to deploy the interdisciplinary care of patients and achievement of positive outcomes.
Participates in performance improvement initiatives to include data collection and review, development, and participation in continuing education programs.
Prepares and writes professional reports, letters, and case summaries. Conducts and documents detailed psycho-social assessments to interpret social, environmental, and medical needs of the patient.
KEY SUCCESS FACTORS
Knowledge of human behavior, performance, separate differences in ability, personality, interests, psychosocial methods, and the assessment and treatment of behavioral and affective disorders.
Knowledge of the standards and methods to restore or enhance social, psychosocial, or bio-psychosocial functioning of people, couples, families, groups, organizations and communities.
Listening and relational skills.
Verbal and written communication skills.
Skill in the use of personal computers and related software applications.
Ability to gather, record, and evaluate data.
Ability to help people in recognizing and solving problems.
Ability to handle grief.
Our competitive benefits package includes the following
Immediate eligibility for health and welfare benefits
401(k) savings plan with dollar-for-dollar match up to 5%
PTO accrual beginning Day 1
Note: Benefits may vary based on position type and/or level
EDUCATION - Masters'
MAJOR - Social Work
EXPERIENCE - 1 Year of Experience
CERTIFICATION/LICENSE/REGISTRATION - Lic Clinical Social Worker (LCSW), Lic Masters Social Worker (LMSW), Lic Master Social Wrk AdvPrac (LMSW-AP): Must have one of the following through the state of TX
Baylor Scott & White Health (BSWH) is the largest not-for-profit health care system in Texas and one of the largest in the United States. With a commitment to and a track record of innovation, collaboration, integrity and compassion for the patient, BSWH stands to be one of the nation’s exemplary health care organizations. Our mission is to serve all people by providing personalized health and wellness through exemplary care, education and research as a Christian ministry of healing. Joining our team is not just accepting a job, it’s accepting a calling!