Job Description

Harris Health is a nationally recognized health system comprising three teaching hospitals and an extensive network of ambulatory care centers serving the people of Harris County, Texas, since 1966.  Staffed by the faculty, fellows and residents from two nationally ranked medical schools, Baylor College of Medicine and The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth), Harris Health is the first healthcare system in Houston to receive the prestigious National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) designation for its network of patient-centered medical homes.

Each year, Harris Health provides more than 1.8 million total outpatient visits through its more than 40 ambulatory care facilities.  Additionally, Harris Health sees more than 177,000 emergency visits at its Level 1 and Level 3 trauma centers and 35,000 hospital admissions through its two hospitals: Ben Taub and LBJ.

Established by voter referendum to enhance the level of charity care available in the community, Harris Health System has often received national recognition for serving those in need and for its achievements in operational excellence, such as being named to the 2011, 2012, 2013 and 2014 Most Wired Hospitals lists by the American Hospital Association’s Hospitals & Health Networks magazine.

Additionally, Harris Health System is pleased that each of its hospitals — Ben Taub and Lyndon B. Johnson — achieved Pathway to Excellence™ designation by the American Nurses Credentialing Center.

Skills / Requirements

Job Summary
Position responsible for participating in the coordination of all systems / services required for an organized, multidisciplinary team approach and assures quality, cost-effective care for the identified patient population

Minimum Qualifications

Masters Degree in Behavioral Sciences or Social Work with Clinical Licensure.
Bachelors of a Accredited Program

Licenses & Certification:
Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW), Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) or other License Clinical Counseling Certification; Texas State Board Certification

Work Experience:
One (1) Year Work Experience in Case Management, Quality Management, or Discharge Planning preferred.
Two (2) Years Work Experience of social work/therapist experience in a mental health setting is required

Management Experience:
One (1) Year of Management Experience of leadership experience preferred.

Communication Skills:
Above average Verbal Communication (Heavy Public Contact), Writing/ Correspondence

Bilingual Skills; Spanish preferred

MS Word, MS Outlook, P.C.

Job Attributes

Knowledge/ Skills/ Abilities: Analytical

Work Schedule: Flexible

Application Instructions

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