CHILDREN’S HEALTH -Dallas, Texas
Full time Sickle Cell/Hematology Social Work position on our Dallas campus working Monday through Friday day hours. This position is responsible for completing psychosocial assessments on patient family’s ability to meet their child’s healthcare needs. This position specializes in helping those families adjust to acute and ongoing medical stressors, providing psychosocial support for inpatient and outpatient Sickle Cell/Hematology patient families. This position works with our Sickle Cell/Hematology families to help facilitate their coping and effectively deal with the onset of emotional and behavioral difficulties associated with their medical experience. This is a full-time day position but flexible work hours will be necessary to facilitate involvement in special projects (camps, parent support groups). This position also will have some on-call responsibilities.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
?Perform psychosocial screening and assessment of the family’s ability to meet their children’s healthcare needs; obtain information from patients/families; based on assessment and as appropriate, diagnose, provide therapeutic interventions and make referrals as appropriate for families in crisis; and provide supportive counseling to aid adjustment to illness and hospitalization.
and leadership within the Home Care team. They are neither micromanagers nor unreachable. I have the opportunity to work with experienced therapists and help newer therapists become more skilled and confident as they hone their knowledge.