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Corr Health Social Worker

Company:
Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center
Job Location:
Category:
Health and Medical Services
Type:
Full-Time
Amarillo

36515BR

Position Description
Performs advanced level social work. Supervises lower level clinical social workers and/or ancillary staff.

Campus
HSC - Correctional Managed Health Care

Department: Psych PAMIO Inpatient Facility

Major/Essential Functions
  • Communicates with team members and supervisor in a timely manner utilizing direct, complete, and adequate information.
  • Treatment Team: Dependability - on time for treatment team, arranges coverage, notifies team members of absences. Scheduling - Patient's ITP's are reviewed based on timeframes stipulated in current policies and pertaining to release planning. Contribution-reports relevant information regarding O/P's functional status and psychiatric status makes appropriate referrals, knowledgeable of group therapy programming. Coordination-assists in the interviewing of O/P's and other staff members using professional and assertive verbal/non-verbal communication. 
  • Monitoring (Row Round) and Assessment (Psychosocial Evaluation): Staff member monitors each offender patient prior to a tx team review. Required documentation is noted in the medical record. Meets standards for quality, quantity, time frames as set by supervisor and team. Staff member conducts a patient interview on or before the 10th work day after the date of admission. 
  • Case Management Tasks: Responds to I-60's in accordance to existing policies. Responds to family calls per policy and using required forms. Documents family calls in the medical record. Completes release planning tasks including necessary communication and paperwork in a timely manner and according to policy and procedure. Manages treatment team referrals in timely and appropriate manner. Manages referrals to specialized programs in a timely and appropriate manner.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of therapeutic approach and creates and maintains positive therapeutic environment. Maintains professional, therapeutic boundaries. Adheres to established guidelines for individual and group demographics. Adheres to established guidelines for individual and psychosocial educational groups.
  • Clinical Documentation and Correspondence: Documents using appropriate forms in the EMR, professional language, supports clinical assessment with objective information/observation, and avoids jargon. Follows policy and procedure for group therapy documentation, row rounds, clinical notes (i.e. SOAP notes),for care plan, and for I-60's. 
  • Effective Use of Technology: Demonstrates knowledge and ability to document, find information and communicate effectively using the Electronic Medical Record, Microsoft Office Programs, TDCJ Host on Demand and programs/operations utilized by CMHC and TTUHSC.
About Managed Care:

Since 1989, TTUHSC Managed Care has been providing clinical and operational support to correctional facilities throughout West Texas and other regional areas.  We serve approximately 30,000 patients utilizing a broad range of comprehensive medical and health services.  TTUHSC Managed Care strives to positively impact the lives of our patients, to include many who had no previous access to quality health care.  Learn more about TTUHSC Managed Care HERE

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
Take care of yourself and your family, Enjoy some of the best benefits in the state of Texas:
  • Comprehensive Benefits Package
  • Training provided
  • Continuing education
  • Loan Forgiveness Program
  • Retiree Insurance
  • Paid Leave
  • Leadership Program
  • State Pension
Required Qualifications
Education:
A minimum of a Bachelor's Degree (B. A.) from an approved accredited four-year college or university in a behavioral science.
License/Certification:
Credentialed as a Certified Social Worker.

Preferred Qualifications
  • Previous workplace experience in a professional role
  • Experience using computers and computer software. 
  • Experienced in written and oral communication.
  • Experience writing clear, concise reports and business correspondence.
  • Experience presenting information to managers, clients, customers and general public.
  • Experience in Microsoft Word, Excel, Access and PowerPoint. 
  • Previous experience problem solving and being a self-starter.
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 website.

EEO Statement
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information or status as a protected veteran.

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.

Pay Basis: Hourly

Pay Grade Minimum
Compensation is commensurate upon the qualifications of the individual selected

Pay Grade Maximum
Compensation is commensurate upon the qualifications of the individual selected

Schedule Details
Monday thru Friday

Travel Required: None
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