Job Description

Extended Job Title
Sr. Social Worker LCSW

Org Level 1
Texas Tech Univ Health Sciences Ctr

Org Level 7
351901 - SON Combest Center Lbk

Position Description
The case manager serves as counselor and resource person for a caseload of patients. Specific duties include: providing individual and group counseling; participating as a member of a treatment team; corresponding with outside agencies, institutions and families of patients; collecting and writing social histories; monitoring patient/client treatment plan reviews; and compiling staffing notes. Functions under the immediate supervision of a supervising psychologist, social worker, or physician.

Requisition ID

Travel Required

Major/Essential Functions
Employee will be required to provide mental health counseling services to patients of the TTUHSC SON Combest Central Community Health Center (CCCHC). Work involves being a member of a healthcare team that provides healthcare to patients which include the following duties and responsibilities:
  • Provides mental health assessment and evaluate, as well as formation of individual treatment plans for patients.
  • Provides appropriate interventions to patients referred by primary care providers.
  • Conducts interviews to gain information about the individual's life to determine current mental functioning, suitability for procedures and develops formal assessments for use of treatment plan formulation.
  • Provides individual and group educational activities to patients and delivers mental health services.
  • Collaborates with patients to develop individualized program of health promotion and self-management.
  • Educates patients about health care and treatment options, programs, and resources.
  • Initiates the coordination, scheduling  and delivery of mental health services.
  • Participates as an active member the inter-professional collaborative practice team (IPCP).
  • Models the TTUHSC Value Based Culture.
  • Ensures compliance with specialty area licensing Board, TTUHSC policies, and departmental policies and procedures.
  • Meets departmental productivity standards.

Grant Funded?

Minimum Hire Rate

Pay Basis

Work Location

Preferred Qualifications
  • Prefer a candidate with a masters in social work and 3 plus years experience in the field.  

  • Licensed to practice in Texas by the Texas State Board of Social Workers Examiners.

  • Demonstrate working knowledge of confidentiality and understand federal laws related to HIPAA.

  • Ability to communicate effectively with a diverse patient population.

  • Demonstrate excellent written and oral communication skills.

  • Demonstrate excellent interpersonal skills.

  • Experience documenting and retrieving information in electronic health records (EHR).

  • Experience managing patient caseloads and submitting patient charting by deadlines identified by the department.

  • Experience with software EHR, word, excel, and outlook applications.

  • Experience generating patient data for grant reporting requirements, PI, QI, and assessment.

  • Demonstrate excellent time management skills.

  • Communicate effectively in English and Spanish to meet patient needs of the clinic.

  • Experience making patient referrals.

  • Experience organizing data concerning patient's family, medical history, and onset of symptoms obtained from patient, relative, and other sources such as other medical health related professionals.

HSC - Lubbock

SON Combest Center Lbk

Required Attachments
Professional License or Certification, Professional/Personal References, Recommendation/Referral, Resume / CV

Job Type
Full Time

Pay Statement
Compensation is commensurate upon the qualifications of the individual selected and budgetary guidelines of the hiring department, as well as, the institutional pay plan. For additional information, please reference the institutional pay plan on the Human Resources webpage.

Job Group

Occasional Duties
  • May be required to travel to different locations to attend required meetings or conferences.
  • May serve as a preceptor for students.
  • Participate in standing committees as assigned.


EEO Statement
As an EEO/AA employer, the Texas Tech University System and its components will not discriminate in our employment practices based on an applicant’s race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetic information or status as a protected veteran.

Required Qualifications
A Master's degree or equivalent OR at least four years related experience and/or training OR equivalent combination of education and experience.

Credentialed as a Certified Social Worker.

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