Clinical Specialist Social Worker
Provides professional level skills required in the clinical practice of social work, affording direct and indirect services to clients in health settings and working with a multidisciplinary team in evaluation and treatment planning for individuals, families and groups. Offers a broad spectrum of social work services to clients with a multiplicity of needs. Serves as a role model and clinical trainer for other staff, establishing priorities for self and peers, ensuring that services are rendered in a prompt, efficient and effective manner. Actively supports the policies and procedures of the University Health System.
A Master's degree in Social Work from an accredited school, three year's current experience in social work and demonstrated level of clinical social work skills indicative of ability to engage in self-regulated practice are required. Minimum of one year providing supervision to social workers or other related fields is preferred.
State licensure by the Texas State Board of Social Worker Examiners is required.
Owned by the people of Bexar County, University Health System is a nationally recognized academic medical center. In partnership with UT Medicine San Antonio, the practice plan of The University of Texas Health Science Center, it is consistently recognized as a leader in advanced treatment options, new technologies and clinical research.
Just recently, U.S. News & World Report ranked University Hospital as the Best Metro Hospital and Best for nephrology and urology.
Also, University Hospital is the only pediatric trauma center for San Antonio and South Texas. The trauma team at University Hospital is recognized for its expertise in treating serious injuries and burns in children by the American College of Surgeons (ACS). The ACS verified University Hospital as a pediatric trauma center in October 2012, after a lengthy application process and site visit.