Job Description

Extended Job Title
Sr Corr Health Soc Worker

Org Level 1
Texas Tech Univ Health Sciences Ctr

Org Level 7
691204 - RMF- Dialysis

Position Description
The case manager serves as counselor and resource person for a caseload of patients.
Specific duties include: providing individual and group counseling; participating as a member of a treatment team; corresponding with outside agencies, institutions and families of patients; collecting and writing social histories; monitoring patient/client treatment plan reviews; and compiling staffing notes.
Functions under the immediate supervision of a supervising psychologist, social worker, or physician.

Requisition ID
24301BR

Travel Required
Up to 25%

Major/Essential Functions
  • Communicates with team members and supervisor in a timely manner utilizing direct complete and pertinent information in a professional and respectful manner.
  • Clinical documentation and correspondence contains professional language/terminology and is placed in the electronic health record as directed by policy.
  • Provides advanced case management services to patients who are receiving medical treatment or being observed in all areas of the Regional Medical Facility.
  • Contributes to the continuity of care for patients releasing to the community, including referral of hemodialysis patients to community dialysis clinics.
  • Participates as an essential member of the multidisciplinary team committed to the mission of maintaining access to care.
  • Maintains and updates the status of patients who are deemed seriously, critically ill and / or on hospice care and those receiving hemo-dialysis.
  • Provides supportive counseling to hospice patients and those who have experienced a significant change in their functioning or are facing that possibility. Follows clinical and security procedures when conducting any patient related activity.
  • Adheres to established guidelines for individual, psycho-educational and psychotherapeutic groups while following guidelines for individual and group demographics.
  • The Sr. staff serve as a role model to other staff members and therefore have added responsibility of demonstrating all the positive characteristics of a social worker and leader.
  • Supervise undergraduate/graduate social work students and provides supervision to staff in the absence of the supervisor.
  • Demonstrates a working knowledge of the information that needs to be entered in a patient’s medical record and  is familiar with the use of an electronic health record.
  • Maintains licensure as an LMSW/LCSW as required for this position.

* This valuable team member shall perform work in a manner that reflects the Values of TTUHSC:
  • ONE TEAM unite and include diverse perspectives to achieve our mission
  • KINDHEARTED exceed expectations with a kind heart, helping hands, and a positive attitude
  • INTEGRITY be honorable and trustworthy even when no one is looking.
  • VISIONARY nurture innovative ideas, bold explorations, and a pioneering spirit
  • BEYOND SERVICE create and deliver positive defining moments


Grant Funded?
No

Minimum Hire Rate
Compensation is commensurate upon the qualifications of the individual selected

Pay Basis
Hourly

Work Location
Lubbock

Preferred Qualifications
Current CPR

Campus
HSC - Correctional Managed Health Care

Department
RMF- Dialysis

Required Attachments
Professional License or Certification, Resume / CV

Job Type
Full Time

Pay Statement
Compensation is commensurate upon the qualifications of the individual selected and budgetary guidelines of the hiring department, as well as, the institutional pay plan. For additional information, please reference the institutional pay plan on the Human Resources webpage.

Job Group
Behav Health Care Professional

Occasional Duties
Performs other duties as required

Shift
Day

EEO Statement
As an EEO/AA employer, the Texas Tech University System and its components will not discriminate in our employment practices based on an applicant’s race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetic information or status as a protected veteran.

Required Qualifications
Education/ Experience:
* Master's degree or equivalent from an approved accredited University.
OR

* A minimum of six years related experience and/or training.

OR

* Equivalent combination of education and experience to equal six years.

License/Certification:
Credentialed as a Licensed Social Worker.


Jeanne Clery Act
The Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act is a federal statute requiring colleges and universities participating in federal financial aid programs to maintain and disclose campus crime statistics and security information. By October 1 of each year, institutions must publish and distribute their Annual Campus Security Policy & Crime Statistics Report (ASR) to current and prospective students and employees. You can locate this report through our website at: https://www.ttuhsc.edu/emergency/clery-report.aspx.

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