Job Information

Social Work Care Manager in Ocala, Florida

Description

All the benefits and perks you need for you and your family:

  • Career Development

  • Whole Person Wellbeing Resources

  • Mental Health Resources and Support

Our promise to you:

Joining AdventHealth is about being part of something bigger. It’s about belonging to a community that believes in the wholeness of each person, and serves to uplift others in body, mind and spirit. AdventHealth is a place where you can thrive professionally, and grow spiritually, by Extending the Healing Ministry of Christ. Where you will be valued for who you are and the unique experiences you bring to our purpose-minded team. All while understanding that together we are even better.

Schedule: Full time

Shift : 4-10 hour shifts 8-630pm and every other weekend

Location: AdventHealth Ocala 1500 SW 1 st Ave Ocala, Florida 34471

The community you’ll be caring for: Top Reasons to Work at AdventHealth Ocala

  • Horse Capital of the World – Home to the World Equestrian Center

  • Affordable cost of living

  • Destination for outdoor enthusiast (golf, kayaking, horseback riding, nature trails)

  • Vibrant downtown area with award winning establishments

  • Family friendly with many parks and recreations

  • Driving distance to Gainesville, St. Augustine, Orlando, Tampa, Sarasota

  • Part of the community since 1898, providing healthcare to Marion County for over 120 years

  • AdventHealth Hospital Ocala offers a broad spectrum of services, with programs that are nationally recognized and accredited

  • Spectacular springs throughout the county

The role you’ll contribute:

The Social Work Care Manager intervenes with patients who have complex psychosocial needs, require assistance with eligibility determination for social programs, funding sources and qualify for community assistance from a variety of special assistance programs 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).

The value you’ll bring to the team:

  • Assesses patient’s and family’s psychosocial risk factors through evaluation of prior functioning levels, appropriateness and adequacy of support systems, assisting those coping with adjusting to significant life transitions

  • 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 to provide information and intervention related to treatment decisions, terminal illnesses and end-of-life issues

  • Provides grief counseling and crisis intervention skills

  • Advocates for patient and family empowerment and independence to make autonomous health care decisions and access needed services within the healthcare system

  • Provides de-escalation services for patient/family as appropriate

  • Provide Motivational Interview techniques for patients with substance use and addictive disorders

  • Provides patient/family education, adjustment-to-illness counseling, grief counseling and crisis intervention

  • Provides education to patients/families/caregivers regarding resource options and coping with diagnosis, treatment and prognosis

  • Works in collaboration with hospital and community agencies to obtain needed services and resources for patients/families/caregivers

Qualifications

The expertise and experiences you’ll need to succeed:

  • Bachelor's in Social Work with health care related Masters or MSW

  • Minimum three (3) years experience in hospital/medical social work

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

Category: Case Management

Organization: AdventHealth Ocala

Schedule: 1 - Day

Shift: AdventHealth Ocala

Req ID: 22033920

We are an equal opportunity employer and do not tolerate discrimination based on race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, marital status, age or disability/handicap with respect to recruitment, selection, placement, promotion, wages, benefits and other terms and conditions of employment.