The Social Worker MSW 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 examiner scope of practice. The Social Worker MSW coordinates a variety of services including crisis intervention, bereavement, client advocacy, referrals, prevention, education, discharge planning and implementation, and psychosocial assessments. The Social Worker MSW will collaborate in the development and implementation of all performance improvement initiatives.
The Social Worker MSW provides or supervises plan of care interventions to include resource and referral assistance, crisis intervention, prevention, education, patient advocacy, bereavement, therapy, and counseling as appropriate. Collaborates with the healthcare team and involves the patient and/or family in the development and implementation of plans. The Social Worker MSW serves as a liaison with the community resources and their staff to facilitate smooth transition and placement of the patients within the assigned service line.
The ideal Social Worker MSW will have knowledge of the principles and methods to restore or enhance social, psychosocial, or bio-psychosocial functioning of individuals, couples, families, groups, organizations and communities. They will have listening and interpersonal skills, verbal and written communication skills and the ability to handle grief.
+ Location/Facility - Health Texas Provider Network - South Dallas, TX in Fair Park
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+ Specialty/Department/Practice - Community Health Clinic - Diabetes
+ Shift/Schedule - Full-time, Days - Mon-Fri
+ Benefits - Our competitive benefits package includes*:
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 upon position type and/or level.
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!
+ Master's Degree Required
+ LMSW, LMSW-AP, or LCSW Certification Required
+ 1 Year Experience Required
As a health care system committed to improving the health of those we serve, we are asking our employees to model the same behaviors that we promote to our patients. As of January 1, 2012, Baylor Scott & White Health no longer hires individuals who use nicotine products.
We are an equal opportunity employer committed to ensuring a diverse workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
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