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Social Worker

at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center El Paso

Posted: 7/31/2020
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: 523538
Keywords: social services

Job Description

Extended Job Title
Social Worker

Org Level 1
Texas Tech Unv Hlth Sci Ctr El Paso

Position Description
Employees in this classification are responsible for providing social services to patients and their families by assisting them with personal and environmental difficulties which predispose illness or interfere with obtaining maximum benefits from medical care. Persons in this position work closely with physicians and nursing staff to further their understanding of significant social and emotional factors underlying patient's health problem. They also serve as a resource referral service in advising patients and their families about available community resources.

Requisition ID

Travel Required
Up to 50%

Major/Essential Functions
  • Maintain current information on services and products needed by persons with disabilities and be available to conduct presentations as needed
  • Participates in Departmental Performance Improvement which will satisfy both institutional and contractual requirements
  • Employee is responsible for covening service planning team meetings and completing annual reassessment and developing IPC
  • Employee is responsible for competing face to face quarterly review
  • Responsible for communicating with Direct Service Agency and Individual Family Collaborate with collateral agencies and providers to ensure compliance with Individual Service Plan
  • Conduct home visits as needed
  • Perform CLASS billing monthly
  • Obtain all necessary authorization to provide services.
Positon Specific: Knowledge of Social work process, ability to assess client's needs ability to compile/maintain information on community resources. Ability to develop positive relationships with clients and collateral agencies. Problem solving and decision making skills. Ability to conduct a client interview and ability to use a personal computer. 

Grant Funded?

Minimum Hire Rate

Pay Basis

Work Location
El Paso

Preferred Qualifications
  • Individual casework practice, crisis intervention information and referral case management and interviewing
  • Experience with working with persons with disabilities

HSC - El Paso

Orthopaedics Elp

Required Attachments
Resume / CV, Transcript

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
Social Services

Occasional Duties
  • Provide phone coverage
  • Be on call on a rotating basis and counsel with clients and provided crisis intervention and advocate as needed
  • Performs all other related duties, within the scope of practice, on an as needed basis or as required by Supervisor
  • Assist with planning coordination and follow up on WTCMP special projects and provide CLASS training to new employees


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
A minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in Social Work from an accredited program by the Council on Social Work Education.
Licensed or eligible for license as a Social Worker by the Council on Social Work Education.

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