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Title:  Medical Social Worker

Division:  Baylor Population Program
Schedule:  Monday - Friday, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Work Location:  Houston, TX
Salary Range:  $41,601- $60,000
FLSA Status:  Exempt
Requisition ID:  8933

Summary

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

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


 

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 clients 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.
  • Performs other job related duties as assigned.
  • Works in one of eight clinic locations.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Social Work, Counseling or in a related field.
  • One year of relevant experience.
  • Licensed Baccalaureate Social Worker (LBSW) or Licensed Master's Social Worker (LMSW) by the Texas State Board of Social Worker Examiners (TSBSWE).

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master's degree in Social Work from a school approved by the Council on Social Work Education.
  • Bilingual in Spanish a requirement.

 

 

 

 

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

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