Social Worker MSW/LCSW FT Days at AdventHealth

Date Posted: 1/17/2021

Job Snapshot

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  • Job Family
    Care Management
  • Travel
    Yes, 25 % of the Time
  • Shift
    1 - Day

Job Description


Social Worker MSW/LCSW FT Days AdventHealth Fish Memorial

Location Address: Orange City, FL

Top Reasons to Work at AdventHealth Fish Memorial
Immediate Health Insurance Coverage

Recognized as Orlando Sentinel’s "Top 100 Companies for Working Families" for 9 consecutive years.

Great benefits such as: Educational Reimbursement

Career growth and advancement potential

Work Hours/Shift:
FT / Days

You Will Be Responsible For:
  • On the basis of preliminary risk screening, assesses patient's and family's psychosocial risk factors through evaluation of prior functioning levels, appropriateness and adequacy of support systems, reaction to illness and ability to cope
  • Intervenes with patients and families regarding emotional, social, and financial consequences of illness and/or disability; accesses and mobilizes family/community resources to meet identified needs
  • Serves as a resource person and provides information and intervention related to treatment decisions and end-of-life issues
  • Advocates for patient and family empowerment and independence to make autonomous health care decisions and access needed services within the health care system
  • Participates in discharge planning activities for complex patients
  • Deals with families exhibiting complex family dynamics that impact directly on patient care and discharge
  • Communicates with care coordinators regarding the discharge planning status of all patients referred by them.
  • Assists RN Care Managers with discharge planning activities as requested
  • Provides consultation to RN Care Managers when coordination with significant or intensive community resources is necessary to achieve desired treatment outcomes
  • Receives referrals for complex patient problem resolution from RN Care Managers or multidisciplinary team
  • Screens, coordinates, and documents post-acute placement and service referrals.  
  • Validates discharge criteria for patient and families and notifies Care Managers of newly-identified resources or change in previously-identified resources
  • Educates patient/family and physician regarding post-acute options and addresses issues of choice
  • Facilitates arranging and/or participates in patient/family conferences regarding acute plan of care and/or transitions of care
  • Provides intervention in child abuse/neglect, domestic violence, guardianship (temporary/ permanent), foster care, adoption, mental health placement, advance directives, adult/elderly abuse, child protection and sexual assault, as appropriate
  • • Ensures safe care to patients adhering to policies, procedures, and standards, within budgetary specifications, including time management, supply management, productivity, and accuracy of practice
  • Promotes individual professional growth and development by meeting requirements for mandatory/continuing education, skills competency, supports department-based goals which contribute to the success of the organization
  • Strong interview, assessment, organizational and problem-solving skills.  Ability to identify appropriate community resources on assigned caseload and to work collaboratively with patients, families, multidisciplinary team and community agencies to achieve desired patient outcomes
What You Will Need:
  • Master-level (MSW) Social Worker in applicable state OR Current, active registration with the applicable State Department of Health as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW)
  • Psychosocial assessment skills across the age continuum from newborn to geriatric
  • Discharge Planning, Utilization Review and Interdisciplinary Team Coordination
  • Grief counseling and crisis intervention skills   
  • Knowledge of state and federal guidelines pertinent to care management
Job Summary:
The Social Worker intervenes with patients who have complex psychosocial needs, require assistance with eligibility determination for social programs and funding sources and qualify for community assistance from a variety of special funds and agencies, and/or require assistance with transitions of care or discharge planning.  In addition, offer crisis intervention to patients and families with psychosocial needs and coordinates and facilitates the development of a discharge plan of care for high-risk patient populations.  This role will receive referrals for individuals from at-risk populations from interdisciplinary team members (including physicians, RN Care Managers, staff nurses, and other members of the care team).

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

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