Social Worker Hospice Care Osceola County FT Day at AdventHealth

Date Posted: 10/20/2021


Job Snapshot

  • Job Schedule
  • Location:
    Orlando, FL
  • Date Posted:
  • Job ID:
  • Job Family
    Case Management
  • Shift
    1 - Day

Job Description


Social Worker -  AdventHealth Hospice Care

Location Address: This Position Will Serve Osceola County

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
You Will Be Responsible For:
  • Evaluates the psychosocial needs of each patient and family care unit.
  • Develops and implements the psychosocial plan of care in response to the needs of the patients and families. 
  • Travels to patient residence and performs initial assessment. Identifies and assesses the psychosocial needs of the patient and family, and the care giving relationships and dynamics between the patient and family for the patient interdisciplinary care plan.
  • Assists the patients and families with obtaining financial resources.
  • Provides services as determined by interdisciplinary team and reports back to registered nurse regarding assessment and need for other organizational resources.
  • Communicates with care givers and make referrals for intra-organizational services and community resources such as Medicaid, Salvation Army, and food banks. 

What You Will Need:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Psychology, Sociology or Social Work is required. 
  • Master’s degree in 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 Social Worker acts as a member of the interdisciplinary team that manages the emotional and social service needs of an assigned caseload of patients and families currently on Hospice of the Comforter hospice services. The Social Worker coordinates all social service interventions and referrals, including needs assessment, supportive counseling, networking, financial assessments and financial resources procurement. This level of support is provided in response to the Initial Assessment and will be created as part of the Comprehensive Assessment in order to promote the patient and family’s well-being throughout the dying 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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