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Social Worker, LMSW I

Company: University Medical Center of El Paso
Location: El Paso
Posted on: June 8, 2024

Job Description:

Job Summary
Provides individual/group therapy/education/support services to patients, families and staff. -Provides psychosocial assessment, counseling, crisis intervention, referrals and information to patients and families. -Works collaboratively with the interdisciplinary team to affect positive patient and family outcomes. Skills
1. Knowledgeable of Social Work principles and standard practices.
2. Skilled in areas of communication at various patient, family, hospital, and community levels, and the use of skills in rapport establishment, engagement of the patient and family members, focusing, negotiation, conflict mediation, facilitator and advocacy within a patient, family, and Care Team centered approach to care in an acute care setting - a bio-psychosocial perspective to patient care.
3. Effective oral and written communication skills.
4. Knowledgeable of community resources.
5. Able to work with people of all social, economic, and cultural backgrounds.
6. Flexible, open-minded and adaptable to change.
7. Ability to work under pressure.
8. Mastery of organizational and prioritizing capacities to be able to apply in a fast pace setting.
9. Demonstrated ability to connect patients and families with appropriate services utilizing a patient centered approach to care.
10. Demonstrates cultural sensitivity with approach to care.
11. Able to communicate orally and in writing in English and Spanish to include therapeutic counseling interventions. Work Experience
One year of professional experience in social work, preferably in a hospital setting. License/Registration/Certification
Social Work License (LMSW) in the State of Texas. Education and Training
Master degree in Social Work required.

Keywords: University Medical Center of El Paso, El Paso , Social Worker, LMSW I, Healthcare , El Paso, Texas

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