The Social Worker coordinates the care and service of selected patient populations through the acute care episode, across the continuum. Works collaboratively with interdisciplinary teams, both internal and external to the organization, to improve patient care through effective utilization and monitoring of healthcare resources and assumes a leadership role to achieve desired clinical, financial, and resource outcomes.
Bachelor's Degree in Social Work.
Must satisfy any continuing education required by licensure.
Computer skills required.
Demonstrated advanced communications and interpersonal skills.
Any social work duty that is approved by the Texas Board of Human Resources, preferably in Medical setting.
Experience in working with clients/families, making referrals to community agencies as needed.
Two years acute hospital experience preferred.
Licensed Social Worker by Texas Department of Health.
CHRISTUS HEALTH is an international Catholic, faith-based, not-for-profit health system comprised of almost more than 600 services and facilities, including more than 60 hospitals and long-term care facilities, 350 clinics and outpatient centers, and dozens of other health ministries and ventures. CHRISTUS operates in 6 U.S. states, Colombia, Chile and 6 states in Mexico. To support our health care ministry, CHRISTUS Health employs approximately 45,000 Associates and has more than 15,000 physicians on medical staffs who provide care and support for patients. CHRISTUS Health is listed among the top ten largest Catholic health systems in the United States.