Social Worker Hospice Care Admissions FT Day at AdventHealth

Date Posted: 12/5/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Job Schedule
  • Job Category
  • Date Posted:
  • Job ID:
  • Job Family
    Case Management
  • Travel
    Yes, 100 % of the Time
  • Shift
    1 - Day
  • Application Zone
    1-Shared Services
  • Organization
    AdventHealth Hospice Care Central FL

Job Description


Admissions Social Worker -  AdventHealth Hospice Care

Location Address: 480 W. Central Parkway, Altamonte Springs, FL 32714

Top Reasons to work at AdventHealth Hospice Care

  • AdventHealth Hospice Care is the only not-for-profit, faith-based, Hospice provider in the Greater Orlando Area
  • We are part of the largest healthcare system in the area, AdventHealth
  • For almost 30 years, we have provided compassionate care to patients and families during their time of need
  • We are a growing organization looking for special talent to come and grow with us
  • Besides offering world-class entertainment at the theme parks, the Central Florida area boasts many other entertainment options, such as state parks, nearby beaches, restaurants, performing arts, and professional sports
Work Hours/Shift:
  • Full Time Day Shift
  • Monday through Friday (10 AM - 6:30 PM, 1-2 Weekend Days Per Month)
You Will Be Responsible For:
  • Describes and explains services to potential patient/family and elicits responses to questions regarding patient’s fears, physical limitations and attitude toward hospice care to put the patient and family at ease about choosing hospice and to gather pertinent information necessary for admission.
  • Identifies objections, concerns or other entry barriers and provides information in response to address those issues.
  • Speaks with patient/family regarding financial obligations and insurance coverage, using knowledge of the Medicare Benefit as well as other Medicare and other insurance reimbursement. Assists the patients and families with obtaining financial resources.
  • Obtains necessary patient consent and pertinent admission forms such as the Medicare Election of Benefit.
  • Enters encounter information into Electronic Medical Record and completes necessary documentation.
  • Communicate immediate care needs to hospice Referral/Admissions manager.
  • Coordinates with hospice Referral Center and/or Hospice Admission Nurse or Hospice Specialist for timely admission following patient discharge from hospital or facility.

What You Will Need:
  • Master’s degree in Psychology, Sociology or Social Work is required. 
  • A minimum of 2 years’ experience in the social work field is required. 
  • A clear/active Social Work license for the state of Florida or license-eligible under Florida law is required.
 Job Summary:

The Admissions Social Worker acts as a member of the Admissions team and assists with the emotional and social service needs of a patient that is in the admissions process for Hospice of the Comforter hospice services. The Social Worker may assist in coordinating all social service interventions and referrals, including needs assessment, supportive counseling, networking, financial assessments and financial resources procurement. The Social worker participates in the explanation of hospice services and benefits to patients and families in order to facilitate the admissions process. 

This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.

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