Job Description

Extended Job Title
Social Worker - Pediatrics

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
26997BR

Travel Required
Up to 25%

Major/Essential Functions
  • Conducts intake assessments
  • Performs financial screening
  • Refers patients to community sources
  • Performs other duties as assigned


Grant Funded?
No

Minimum Hire Rate
15.64

Pay Basis
Hourly

Work Location
El Paso

Preferred Qualifications
  • Bilingual preferred (English/Spanish)
  • Specialization in medical social work preferred
  • Experience in a medical setting preferred


Campus
HSC - El Paso

Department
Pediatrics Elp

Required Attachments
Cover Letter, 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
Social Services

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
  • 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


Does this position work in a research laboratory?
No

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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