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AdventHealth Social Work Specialist in Orlando, Florida

Description

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

  • Benefits from Day One

  • Paid Days Off from Day One

  • Debt-free Education* (Certifications and Degrees without out-of-pocket tuition expense)

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 : Monday - Friday 8a - 5:00p - this position will cover two locations Trina Hidalgo Heart Care and Heart Success. One location per day.

The community you’ll be caring for:

  • Located on a lush tropical campus, our flagship hospital, 1,368-bed AdventHealth Orlando

  • We offer great benefits with immediate Health Insurance coverage

  • Career growth and advancement potential

  • Serves as the major tertiary facility for much of the Southeast, the Caribbean and South America

  • AdventHealth Orlando houses one of the largest Emergency Departments and largest cardiac catheterization labs in the country

  • We are already one of the busiest hospitals in the nation, providing service excellence to more than 32,000 inpatients and 125,000 outpatients each year

The role you’ll contribute:

The Social Work Specialist 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). The Social Work Specialist, in collaboration with the patient/family, care manager nurses, nurses, physicians and the interdisciplinary team, ensures patient-centered care coordination through the continuum of care. The Social Work Specialist ensures efficient and cost-effective care through appropriate resources monitoring, and clinical care escalations.

The value you’ll bring to the team:

  • Psychosocial Assessment and Interventions

  • 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 to provide information and intervention related to treatment decisions 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 patients 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.

  • Receives referrals for psychosocial complex problems from the health care team.

  • Provides assessment and reporting interventions in child abuse/neglect, domestic violence, adult/elderly abuse, child protection and sexual assault, as appropriate

  • Provides consult services for patients who may possibly lack decision making capacity. Follows the guardianship (temporary/ permanent) policies sand procedures and coordinates with Care Management leadership throughout the process

  • Provides consult services for foster care and adoptions.

  • Assists the health care team in the patient assessments and placements for mental health services.

Qualifications

The expertise and experiences you'll need to succeed:

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:

  • Bachelor's in Social Work

  • Minimum two (2) years experience in hospital/medical social work

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE PREFERRED:

  • Masters in Social Work

  • Care Management discharge planning experience

  • Knowledge of state and federal guidelines pertinent to care management

LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION OR REGISTRATION PREFERRED:

  • Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW)

  • ACM/CCM certification

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 Orlando

Schedule: 1 - Day

Shift: AdventHealth Orlando

Req ID: 22027843

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.

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