Baylor Scott & White Health Social Worker (LMSW) Job in College Station, Texas


Provides patients and family members with the education and advice needed to cope with issues which arise from various emotional or physical problems as outlined by the Texas State Board of Social Worker Examiners scope of practice. Coordinates a variety of services including crisis intervention, bereavement, client advocacy, referrals, prevention, education, discharge planning and implementation, and psychosocial assessments. Collaborates in the development and implementation of performance improvement initiatives.


Conducts and documents detailed psycho-social assessments/evaluations to interpret social, environmental, and medical needs of the patient/family

Employs advanced practice methods in the development, implementation and evaluation of treatment plans. Provides patient and family education and serves as a professional resource

Provides or supervises plan of care interventions to include resource and referral assistance, crisis intervention, prevention, education, patient advocacy, bereavement, therapy, and counseling as appropriate. Collaborates with the healthcare team and involves the patient and/or family in the development and implementation of plans

Serves as a liaison with the community resources and their staff to facilitate smooth transition and placement of the patients within the assigned service line

Collaborates with other healthcare team members to facilitate the interdisciplinary care of patients and achievement of positive outcomes

Participates in performance improvement initiatives to include data collection and analysis, development, and participation in continuing education programs

Prepares and writes professional reports, letters, and case summaries

The information contained in this job description is intended to describe the essential job functions required of those assigned to this job. It is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, knowledge, skills, and abilities needed to perform the job. Please note that management retains the right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time. The ability to competently perform all the essential duties of the position, with or without reasonable accommodation, demonstrated commitment to effective customer service delivery, integrity, and the ability to work productively as a member of a team or work group are basic requirements of all positions at Baylor Scott & White Health


Knowledge of human behavior and performance; individual differences in ability, personality, and interests; psychosocial methods; and the assessment and treatment of behavioral and affective disorders

Knowledge of the principles and methods to restore or enhance social, psychosocial, or bio-psychosocial functioning of individuals, couples, families, groups, organizations and communities

Listening and interpersonal skills

Verbal and written communication skills

Skill in the use of personal computers and related software applications

Ability to gather, record, and analyze data

Ability to assist individuals in recognizing and solving problems

Ability to handle grief


1+ years of experience or completion of a medical internship

Experience 1yr Exp or 1yr Med Intern

Educaiton Masters

Certification LMSW or LCSW or LMSW-AP

Job Family: Case Management