Social Worker II Fulltime, Internal Medicine
Company: UT Southwestern
Posted on: November 26, 2022
Why UT Southwestern?
With over 75 years of excellence in Dallas-Fort Worth, Texas, UT
Southwestern is committed to excellence, innovation, teamwork, and
compassion. At UT Southwestern, we invest in you with opportunities
for career growth and development that align with your future goals
and help to provide security for you and your family. Our highly
competitive benefits package offers healthcare, PTO and paid
holidays, on-site childcare, wage, merit increases and so much more
that are all available on the day you start work. UT Southwestern
is honored to be a Veteran Friendly work environment that is home
to approximately 800 veterans. We value your integrity, dedication,
and the commitment you've made to our country. We're proud to
support your next mission. Ranked by Forbes as one of the Top 10
National Employers, we invite you to be a part of the UT
Southwestern team where you'll discover teamwork, professionalism,
and consistent opportunities for growth.
Experience and Education
Bachelor's degree in Social Work and six (6) years experience in
medical and/or psychiatric social case work to include at least one
(1) year as Social Worker I or equivalent. Education may be used in
lieu of experience.
LBSW (Licensed Baccalaureate Social Worker) required.
Interviews patients and sometimes members of their families to
obtain information concerning home environment, family
relationships, health history, financial status, and personality
traits to better understand personal needs or problems of each
Confers with medical personnel with respect to plans or programs
developed for patients. Evaluates data gathered in terms of plan of
medical/psychiatric treatment and available community social
Plans pertinent health maintenance or rehabilitation program for
each patient, and completes social work evaluations or forms
related to their disability.
Assists patients and their families to understand, accept, and
follow medical, psychiatric and/or other recommendations.
Provides variety of services, such as advising on social problems,
arranging for postoperative care at home or in institutions or for
admission to nursing homes, alleviating of anxieties concerning
permanent disabilities, disfiguring illnesses, uncertain future,
Refers patients to appropriate community social service agencies
for financial assistance, employment, legal aid, or for assistance
in resolving other personal or family problems.
Works with insurance companies to obtain medications, orthotics
and/or disability aids.
Maintains chronological notes, clinic charts, or case histories for
each patient with respect to social problems, adjustment of patient
and family, and actions taken or planned by social worker.
Inteprets to other social service agencies, medical or
psychological condition of patients as related to their emotional
adjustment, physical limitations, employment, and financial needs,
and to medical staff, those social, economic, or emotional factors
which may be related to patient's medical care and physical
Plans, coordinates, and supervises work of assigned professional
and paraprofessional social work personnel of lower grade. May
particiapte in clinical and laboratory research in such areas as
animal research, child development, physiological and behavioral
Performs other duties as assigned.
Compliance with the COVID-19 vaccine mandate enforced by the
Centers for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS) is a requirement for this
position. Federal law requires individuals holding this position to
be fully vaccinated or have an approved exemption for certain
medical, disability, or religious reasons. Individuals who do not
meet CMS vaccination requirements are not eligible and should not
apply for this position but are encouraged to apply for other
non-healthcare positions at UT Southwestern for which they
For COVID-19 vaccine information, applicants should visit
To learn more about the benefits UT Southwestern offers, visit
This position is security-sensitive and subject to Texas Education
Code -51.215, which authorizes UT Southwestern to obtain criminal
history record information.
UT Southwestern Medical Center is committed to an educational and
working environment that provides equal opportunity to all members
of the University community. As an equal opportunity employer, UT
Southwestern prohibits unlawful discrimination, including
discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national
origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender
expression, age, disability, genetic information, citizenship
status, or veteran status. To learn more, please visit:
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