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Title:  Senior Medical Social Worker

Division:  Baylor Population Program
Schedule:  Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m - 5:00 p.m
Work Location:  Houston, TX
Salary Range:  $50,251 - $65,329
FLSA Status:  Exempt
Requisition ID:  7507

Summary

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 Purpose

Provides independent, advanced professional work involving medical and psychiatric social case services in the assessment of clients and relatives to obtain social history relevant to medical problems/treatment.

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 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.
  • Enter additional information into other databases, such as HIV and STI results.
  • Manage vaccine inventories.

Minimum Qualifications

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

Preferred Qualifications

  • Prefer experience with HIV positive patients.

Other

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

 

 

 

 

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

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