Senior Social Worker - FT - Practice Plan (Neuropsychology)
Texas Medical Center-Houston, Texas
McGovern Medical School at UTHealth
Requisition #: 190000AB
Consistently ranked among the best places to work, The
University of Texas Health Science Center (UTHealth) is Texas' resource for
health care education, innovation, scientific discovery and excellence in
patient care. As a comprehensive health science university,
the mission of The University of Texas Health Science Center is to educate
health science professionals, discover and translate advances in the biomedical
and social sciences, and model the best practices in clinical care and public
health. We pursue this mission in order to advance the
quality of human life by enhancing the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of
disease and injury, as well as promoting individual health and community
Location: Behavioral and Biomedical Services @ 1941 East Road
Status: Full Time
Provides advanced professional work in an independent manner
involving medical, neuropsychological, and psychiatric social case services to
interpret social and environmental factors relating to treatment and/or
interpret social and environmental factors and medical requirements.
cases to appropriate professionals, institutions or agencies to ensure that
patients receive appropriate treatment or referral.
relatives in the best interest of their problems to assist in the development
of a number of significant research, clinical, or teaching endeavors, programs,
and social services.
care. This includes interviews with the
patients and/or relatives to study the individual’s problems and needs, confers
with the physician, faculty, and/or with any social agency which may have an
interest in the patient’s problem, assists patients in developing an
economically feasible method of planning for services, and to make
psychological and social adjustments necessitated by different types of
illnesses, and conducts individual and group therapies.
co-facilitating group therapies, and scheduling.
standardized questionnaires and tests.
Assist with training new staff and students in the division.
Prepares detailed reports and may
video-tape sessions with patients for review with a faculty member.
including Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and other evidence-based
psychotherapies, to assist the patients in achieving positive psychological
and/or social adjustments and may carry administrative responsibilities for a
in teaching and staff development activities.
the assistance of religious, social, and welfare agencies in the treatment of
with staff, psychologists, and other providers.
to emergency situations.
other duties as assigned.
Four years ofsocial work experience required.
Abilityto interact with a diverse adult and older adult population in a clinicalsetting.
Medical socialwork experience is preferred.Experience conducting psychotherapywith adults is required.
Experience conducting psychotherapy with older adults ispreferred.
Experience with Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) ispreferred.
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Established in 1972 by The University of Texas System Board of Regents, The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) is Houston’s Health University and Texas’ resource for health care education, innovation, scientific discovery and excellence in patient care. The most comprehensive academic health center in the UT System and the U.S. Gulf Coast region, UTHealth is home to schools of biomedical informatics, biomedical sciences, dentistry, nursing and public health and the John P. and Kathrine G. McGovern Medical School. UTHealth includes The University of Texas Harris County Psychiatric Center, as well as the growing clinical practices UT Physicians, UT Dentists and UT Health Services. The university’s primary teaching hospitals are Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center, Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital and Harris Health Lyndon B. Johnson Hospital.
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