The Social Worker provides direct services to families coping with their newborn child's diagnosis and medical condition in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU). The Social Worker provides ongoing assistance and referral to the family in response to needs identified through assessments and follow-up visits with each family. The Social Worker identifies high-risk families and refers them to the appropriate programs. Assistance is provided in resource identification in order to empower families to obtain the appropriate support services for their newborn child.
MSW/MSSW from an accredited school is required
Current Texas License for LMSW
Previous hospital experience required
Prior experience working with children and their families is required
Internal Number: 37831
About Cook Children's Health Care System
Cook Children's Health Care System embraces an inspiring Promise – to improve the health of every child in our region through the prevention and treatment of illness, disease and injury. Based in Fort Worth, Texas, we’re proud of our long and rich tradition of serving our community.