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Social Worker

The Medical Center of Plano - Plano, Texas

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Job Code: 00058-87786


Days (rotating weekends)

Social Worker
Work Schedule: Full-Time, Days with Rotating Weekends
Location: Medical Center of Plano
Social Worker Job Summary:
Interacts with physicians, staff, patient/family and outside agencies.  Direct patient care support functions are provided to neonatal, pediatric, adolescent, adult, geriatric, and frail elderly patients.  Assesses, plans, implements, coordinates and evaluates options and services to meet the patient’s needs through evaluation of available resources to provide quality, cost effective outcomes.
Social Worker Job Responsibilities:
  • Provides direct social service and counseling to patients/families
  • Assists in locating appropriate resources for post-discharge care
  • Accurate and timely data collection
  • Participate in multidisciplinary team to coordinate the client’s plan
  • Cross train sufficiently to team member’s duties to be able to serve as back up resource
  • Assesses and identifies cases for intervention
  • Prioritize goals and develops a plan based on client needs
  • Monitor and evaluate outcome of client’s plan
  • Proactive case identification
  • Demonstrate behavior supportive of team achieving department goals
  • Actions demonstrate protection of patient privacy and compliance with HIPPA regulations
  • Collaborate with third party payors internal

Social Worker Job Requirements Include:

  • Master’s degree in Social Work or equivalent, current licensure by Texas State Board of Social Work
  • Ability to listen, interact and communicate verbally & in writing preferred; Skilled in specialty areas including assessing and addressing the age-specific needs of the neonatal, pediatric, adolescent, adult, geriatric and frail elderly patients

Last Edited: 02/17/2017

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