Title:  Senior Medical Social Worker

Division:  Baylor Population Program
Schedule:  Monday to Friday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Work Location:  Houston, TX
Salary Range:  $51,256 to $72,500
FLSA Status:  Exempt
Requisition ID:  17090


Provides patient outreach, education and counseling in one of eight Baylor Teen Health Clinic locations.  May also perform these functions in neighboring schools and community centers.  Develop relationships with school administration to insure they have awareness of our location(s) and services.  Able to practice therapy techniques  around depression and anxiety, and educate patients on risky behaviors.


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.
  • Immunizations.
  • HIV/AIDS education and screening.

Job Duties

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

  • 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 client 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.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Master's degree in Social Work from a school approved by the Council on Social Work Education.
  • One year of relevant experience.
  • Licensure as a Master Social Worker (LMSW) by The Texas State Board of Social Worker Examiners (TSBSWE).


Baylor College of Medicine requires employees to be fully vaccinated -subject to approved exemptions-against vaccine-preventable diseases including, but not limited to, COVID-19 and influenza.


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