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Licensed Clinical Social Worker - Endocrinology - AdventHealth for Children - Orlando in Orlando, FL at AdventHealth

Date Posted: 2/12/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Job Schedule
  • Location:
    Orlando, FL
  • Job Category
  • Date Posted:
  • Job ID:
  • Job Function
    Social Worker
  • Travel
  • Shift
  • Application Zone
    2-Legacy System
  • Organization
    AdventHealth Orlando

Job Description

Licensed Clinical Social Worker - Endocrinology - AdventHealth for Children - Orlando

AdventHealth for Children Orlando seeks to hire Licensed Clinical Social Worker who will embrace our mission to extend the healing ministry of Christ.

Facility Profile:

Since opening our doors in 1908, AdventHealth has offered one of the most comprehensive children’s health programs in Central Florida. Today, we continue this legacy of pediatric excellence at the Magnet® recognized Walt Disney Pavilion at AdventHealth for Children. Our campus is home to 30 pediatric sub-specialties led by a team of 400+ nurses and physicians. We provide specialized care in various state-of-the-art settings, including an 81-bed Neonatal Intensive Care Unit with private family-centered rooms, an Advanced Center for Pediatric Surgery handling nearly 4,000 cases each year, and one of the few pediatric oncology programs in the area. We’re also Central Florida’s only pediatric provider for bone marrow transplant, kidney transplant, Gamma Knife services, trilogy radiation and Level III epilepsy care. But perhaps most exciting of all, is that this is the first—and only—hospital to bear the Disney® name.

Work Hours/Shifts:

8am -5pm; Monday - Friday

Job Summary:

The Licensed Clinical Social Worker is a key member of the healthcare team working with patients and their families to help manage the difficulties of a hospital stay. The Licensed Clinical Social Worker utilizes professional social work skills to assess patients for psycho-social and economic barriers that interfere with the attainment of healthcare goals. The Licensed Clinical Social Worker works closely with the care managers, physicians, Nursing staff, spiritual support and Child Life experts to advocate for the patients and families with counseling services, crisis intervention, stress management, patient and parent coping, bereavement, abuse and neglect issues and continuity of care. Actively participates in outstanding customer service and accepts responsibility for maintaining relationships that are equally respectful to all.

Knowledge, Skills, Education, & Experience Required:

  • Excellent interpersonal and written communication skills
  • Ability to act in an autonomous, self-directed manner while maintaining the ability to collaborate with other members of the team
  • Critical-thinking/problem-solving skills
  • Ability to utilize in-house and external resources
  • Flexibility in prioritization and effective organizational skills
  • Ability to analyze complex technical data and complex interpersonal dynamics in brief time
  • Ability to utilize stress management techniques effectively
  • Knowledge of population characteristics to include cultural, ethnic, and religious diversity
  • Ability to identify, coordinate, utilize, and develop community resources
  • Proficiency in the daily use of standard office equipment such as computer, phone, fax, pager, copier, etc.
  • Skill in utilizing Microsoft Word and Outlook tools
  • Skills in advocacy
  • Ability to provide Solution-Focused Theory, Cognitive Behavioral Theory and Systems Theory
  • Two years’ experience in clinical social work
  • Experience in Acute Care hospital (Preferred)
  • Experience working with medically complex children and their families (Preferred)
  • Experience in providing psychotherapy (Preferred)

Licensure, Certification, or Registration Required:

  • Current active State of Florida Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Job Responsibilities:

Demonstrates through behavior AdventHealth’s core Values of Keep Me Safe, Love Me, Make it Easy, and Own it

  • Performs psycho-social assessments on patients and families and provides psychotherapy to patients and families coping with medical issues
  • Maintains comprehensive community resources and networks to assist patients and families as they transition back to the community
  • Collaborates with the multi-disciplinary team in establishing/documenting psycho-social determinants to attainment of safe discharges
  • Serves as a consultant and educator to the multi-disciplinary team regarding the psycho-social components of illness, disability and hospitalization.
  • Provides patients with end-of-life support and advance directives. Performs crisis intervention as clinically indicated
  • Facilitates staff emotional debriefing and ongoing support groups as indicated for specific population
  • Maintains professional competency by participating in continuing education and appropriate learning experiences, both internally and externally. Attends pertinent conferences and seminars regarding clinical social work. Applies knowledge of local, state, and federal programs to assist with appropriate referrals and coordination of post-acute care.
  • Participates in the development of programs to support patients and families dealing with complicated medical issues
  • Effectively communicates with patients, families, staff, physicians and community leaders to further the development of comprehensive support for the patient. Ensures effective communication of pertinent medical information is provided to the patient that is compatible to their comprehension ability and cultural norms.
  • Attends physician rounds and forums to facilitate communication and clinical social work input to the interdisciplinary team.

If you want to be a part of a team that is dedicated to delivering the highest quality in patient care, we invite you to explore the Licensed Clinical Social Worker opportunity with AdventHealth for Children and apply online today.

Job Keywords:

Social Worker, Clinical, Orlando

Position Location:  Orlando
Job:  Social Worker
Organization:  AdventHealth Central Florida
Primary Location:  US-FL-Orlando
Schedule:  Full-time
Shift:  Day
Job Level:  Staff / Associate
Education Level:  Master's Degree
Travel:  No
Job Posting:  Feb 12, 2019, 11:08:44 AM

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