Establish a liaison relationship with patient/families, community partners, and significant others for needed services. Make continued rounds at the clinic to receive referrals from the staff. Facilitate the process for inmate care concerns through collaboration with all Correctional Health departments and the Harris County Sheriff's Office. Participate in rounding completed on incarcerated patients located in inpatient Harris Health hospitals.
Degrees: a) Masters in Social Work
Work Experience: a) Three (3) years of work experience: as a patient advocate or social worker.
Communication Skills: a) Above Average Verbal Communication (Heavy Public Contact) b) Exceptional Verbal (Public Speaking) c) Writing/Correspondence
Proficiencies: a) MS Word b) Personal Computer
Knowledge/Skills/Abilities: a) Analytical Abilities b) Medical Terminology Knowledge
The Harris Health System is a fully integrated healthcare system that cares for all residents of Harris County, Texas. We are the first accredited healthcare institution in Harris County to be designated by the National Committee for Quality Assurance as a Patient-Centered Medical Home, and are one of the largest systems in the country to achieve the quality standard. Our system includes 23 community health centers, five school-based clinics, a dental center and dialysis center, mobile health units, a rehabilitation and specialty hospital and two full-service hospitals.Ben Taub Hospital is a world renowned Level I Trauma Center with 586 licensed acute-care beds and provides a wide range of specialty care outpatient services. Lyndon B. Johnson Hospital is a 328 licensed bed acute-care hospital with a newly expanded Level III trauma center and a distinguished regional center for neonatal intensive care for high-risk deliveries.Harris Health is a teaching system for Baylor College of Medicine and The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth). We train the next generation of healthcare providers on the latest medical procedures and technological breakthroughs.With... our fully integrated electronic medical records system, we offer patients the convenience and assurance that their medical history is accurate, safe and available when and where it is needed. Our Medical Home designation ensures that we offer a full range of preventive, specialty and acute care services for the entire family.