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Sr Correctional Health Social Worker

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

37235BR

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.

Campus
HSC - Correctional Managed Health Care

Department: RMF- Dialysis

Major/Essential Functions

  • Communication:  Communicates with team members and supervisor in a timely manner utilizing direct, complete and pertinent information and does so in a professional and respectful manner. 
  • Clinical Documentation and Correspondence: In all forms of communication professional language/terminology is used and written work contains approved abbreviations, and legible handwriting. Documentation in the EHR is completed in the identified note builder/using the correct format and completing form as indicated in SOP's, policies and procedures and/or directed by the supervisor.  
  • Provides advanced case management services to patients who are receiving medical treatment/supervision in all areas of the WRMF.  Responds to patient's I-60's, medical provider's orders, requests from Health Services/TCOOMMI/ TDCJ administrative staff/ MHC administrative staff and all work is completed according to the expected time frames. Responds to  inquires about patients.
  • Contributes to continuity of care for patients released 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 patients on hospice care or who have experienced a significant change in their functioning or are facing that possibility. Adheres to clinical and security procedures when conducting any patient related activity. Maintains physical, professional, and therapeutic boundaries. 
  • 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.
  • Attends / participates in and completes training required to meet requirements set forth by TTUHSC, TDCJ,  TSBEP and TSBEPC.
  • Additional Tasks: Participates in committees or teams in order to enhance or create programs at the John T. Montford Unit. Participation in unit programs for staff, security, safety and support.  
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
Occasional Duties
Other duties as assigned.

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

Required Attachments
Professional License or Certification, Resume / CV

Optional Attachments
Professional/Personal Reference

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

Travel Required: Up to 25%
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