Job Snapshot

  • Job Schedule
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Tampa, FL
  • Date Posted:
    1/23/2021
  • Job ID:
    20030249
  • Job Family
    Case Management
  • Travel
    No
  • Shift
    1 - Day

Job Description


Description

Social Worker, MSW AdventHealth Tampa

Location Address: 3100 East Fletcher Avenue Tampa, Florida 33613

Top Reasons to Work at AdventHealth Tampa
  • Florida Hospital Pepin Heart Institute, known across the country for its advances in cardiovascular disease prevention, diagnosis, treatment and research.
  • Surgical Pioneers – the first in Tampa with the latest robotics in spine surgery
  • Building a brand new, six story surgical and patient care tower which will ensure state of the art medical and surgical car for generations to come
  • Awarded the Get With The Guidelines – Stroke GOLD Quality Achievement Award from the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association and have been recognized as a recipient of their Target: Stroke Honor Roll for our expertise in stroke care. We have also received certification by The Joint Commission in collaboration with the American Stroke Association as a Primary Stroke Center.
 
Work Hours/Shift:
Full Time
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, in order to ensure a timely discharge and to provide appropriate linkage with post-discharge care providers
  • 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

Qualifications
What You Will Need:
  • Current degree as a Master-level (MSW) Social Worker in applicable state
 
 
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).

Must be able to demonstrate knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the patient served.  Must demonstrate knowledge of the principles of growth and development as it relates to the different life cycles.  Specific age groups that are served by this position are circled.



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

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