Social Worker III - Social Worker III, Case Manager- Integrated Practice Units

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Social Worker III - Social Worker III, Case Manager- Integrated Practice Units Hiring department Medical School Monthly salary $3,109+ depending on qualifications Hours per week 40.00 Flexible from 700AM to 700PM Posting number 18-09-28-01-1519 Job Status Open FLSA status Exempt Earliest Start Date Immediately Position Duration Funding expected to continue Position open to all applicants Location Austin (main campus) Number of vacancies 1 General Notes UT Health Austin is a new medical group clinical practice that uses innovative, team-based models and strategies to provide care focused on an individual's health and personal goals. UT Health Austin provides care for a select-but-growing list of conditions; additional services will be available in the coming months. To learn more, visit https://uthealthaustin.org/

Required Application Materials
  • A Resume is required in order to apply
  • A Letter of Interest is required in order to apply.
  • A List of 3 References is required in order to apply.
Additional Information Purpose To provide professional social work functions and serve as an integral member of a broader team involving physicians, nurses, medical assistants, and investigators in a interdisciplinary clinical Center.

Essential Functions Assist patients with applications and documentation for Social Security disability claims, Medicare, protected work time, assistive devices, referrals, and other related areas. Help facilitate timely communication and effective coordination regarding the interdisciplinary plan of care, patient and family education and payer relations. Organize caseload so that necessary case records and documents are processed and updated within specific time limits established by regulation and state, federal, and local policy. Assist the patient and family with identifying and accessing community resources. Assess and identify the patient's psychosocial and support systems issues and suggest updates to plan of care as appropriate. Consult with collaborating staff on patient management issues. Evaluate patient outcomes and adherence to care plans. Provide patient and family education tailored to the specific needs of each patient.

Marginal/Incidental functions Other related functions as assigned.

Required qualifications Bachelor's of Social Work degree and a minimum of 5 years as a professional clinical social worker in an outpatient clinical practice. Ability to work efficiently and flexibly in a fast-paced environment with minimal guidance. Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Outstanding organizational and time-management skills. Ability to address individuals and information with a high degree of sensitivity and confidentiality in various delicate, formal, or urgent situations. Ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships with physicians, staff, and patients. Must be comfortable and flexible with changing priorities and self-directed problem solving. The Dell Medical School is especially interested in qualified candidates who can contribute to diversity and excellence within the learning health system. At the Dell Medical School we strive to create a vital, inclusive health ecosystem. To ensure alignment, we follow these fundamental values: https://dellmed.utexas.edu/culture Equivalent combination of relevant education and experience may be substituted as appropriate.

Preferred Qualifications None provided

Working conditions May work around standard office conditions May work around biohazards May work around chemicals Repetitive use of a keyboard at a workstation Use of manual dexterity Lifting and moving Combination of office, exam, and other clinical settings. May involve standing and walking for extensive periods of time.

A criminal history background check will be required for finalist(s) under consideration for this position.

The retirement plan for this position is Teacher Retirement System of Texas (TRS), subject to the position being at least 20 hours per week and at least 135 days in length.

The University of Texas at Austin, as an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, disability, religion, or veteran status in employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions.

If hired, you will be required to complete the federal Employment Eligibility Verification form, I-9. You will be required to present acceptable, original documents to prove your identity and authorization to work in the United States. Information from the documents will be submitted to the federal E-Verify system for verification. Documents must be presented no later than the third day of employment. Failure to do so will result in dismissal.

UT Austin is a Tobacco-free Campus

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Posted: 10/4/2018
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