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UT Health Case Aide - Pediatrics WIC (Spring Branch) in West Houston, Texas

Case Aide - Pediatrics WIC (Spring Branch)

West Houston, Texas

Clinical Professionals

McGovern Medical School at UTHealth

Requisition #: 210000L3

Position Summary:

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.

Position Location:

Pediatrics WIC, Spring Branch Clinic

Family Development Center @ 8575 Pitner Road

Position Key Accountabilities:

  1. Performs initial intake interviews with patients and/or their families. Screens clients and assesses client’s needs.

  2. Provides clients with orientation to the campus. Explains procedures and answers basic questions about the program.

  3. Facilitates the completion of medical evaluation and a psychological or psychiatric evaluation for prospective clients.

  4. Facilitates the completion of all documents required for admission, including documents for on-site schooling.

  5. Facilitates transfer of clients to campus including transportation needs.

  6. Records data related to relocation of clients/research subjects and activities in which individuals participate.

  7. Codes and keys data into data files and maintains files in an orderly manner.

  8. Coordinates with referral agencies/organizations for admission of prospective clients providing them with accurate and up-to-date information.

  9. Identifies and develops additional sources of clients.

  10. Maintains positive relationships with existing referral sources.

  11. Performs other duties as assigned.



Minimum Education:

High school diploma or equivalent.

Minimum Experience:

One year of relevant work experience in a setting related to public contact, health care, or social service.

Physical Requirements:

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.

Security Sensitive:

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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