PART I - General Job / Performance Information
Education and Experience
Bachelor's Degree in Social Work from a graduate school of Social Work; accredited by the Council on Social Work Education.
Environmental / Working Conditions
Situated within the hospital in a typical office setting.
Interaction with Other Departments and Other Relationships
Work closely and effectively with medical staff and other allied health personnel.
Responsible for ensuring that pts are able to utilize health care and social welfare resources in order to obtain optimal levels of care. This is accomplished through direct services to patient/families by collaboration with physicians and other hospital personnel.
Required Licensures / Certifications / Registrations
State of Texas Licensed Bachelor Social Worker(LBSW) required.
Work is of medium demand; walking and standing most of the time while on duty. Hearing and near visual acuity.
Skills and Abilities
Interviewing/assessment skills. Telephone skills, excellent written and verbal skills required. Ability to work with others effectively.