UT Health Case Aide - Pediatric WIC University Clinic in Texas Medical Center-Houston, Texas
Case Aide - Pediatric WIC University Clinic
Texas Medical Center-Houston, Texas
McGovern Medical School at UTHealth
Requisition #: 21000186
Provides paraprofessional social work services in the recruitment and admission of clients for a clinic or hospital. Provides services related to routine and general problems which do not require a professional social worker.
Pediatric WIC - University Clinic
University Hillcroft @ 6015 Hillcroft Avenue
Position Key Accountabilities:
Performs initial intake interviews with patients and/or their families. Screens clients and assesses client’s needs.
Provides clients with orientation to the campus. Explains procedures and answers basic questions about the program.
Facilitates the completion of medical evaluation and a psychological or psychiatric evaluation for prospective clients.
Facilitates the completion of all documents required for admission, including documents for on-site schooling.
Facilitates transfer of clients to campus including transportation needs.
Records data related to relocation of clients/research subjects and activities in which individuals participate.
Codes and keys data into data files and maintains files in an orderly manner.
Coordinates with referral agencies/organizations for admission of prospective clients providing them with accurate and up-to-date information.
Identifies and develops additional sources of clients.
Maintains positive relationships with existing referral sources.
Performs other duties as assigned.
High school diploma or equivalent.
One year of relevant work experience in a setting related to public contact, health care, or social service.
Exerts up to 100 pounds of force occasionally and/or up to 50 pounds frequently and/or up to 20 pounds constantly to move objects.
This job class may contain positions that are security sensitive and thereby subject to the provisions of Texas Education Code § 51.215
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