Social Worker MSW FT in Tarpon Springs, FL at AdventHealth

Date Posted: 6/13/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Job Schedule
  • Date Posted:
  • Job ID:
  • Job Family
    Case Management
  • Travel
  • Shift
    1 - Day
  • Application Zone
    1-Shared Services
  • Organization
    AdventHealth North Pinellas

Job Description

Social Worker AdventHealth North Pinellas

Location Address: 1395 S Pinellas Avenue, Tarpon Springs, Florida 34689

Top Reasons to Work At AdventHealth North Pinellas
  • Great Culture
  • Top Quality outcomes
  • Nurse Excellence Committee (NEC)/Governance
  • Leadership is accessible
  • Located on the Gulf of Mexico
Work Hours/Shift:
Full Time
You Will Be Responsible For:
  • Provide psychosocial support and crisis intervention to patients and families, coordinate assessment of post-discharge needs, link patients/families to entitlements, community resources, and other needed services and coordinate patient placement for patients transitioning to post-acute settings.
  • Act as a facilitator and coordinator to the interdisciplinary healthcare team for patients and families.
  • Complete all initial admission assessments within 48 hours of inpatient admission and match the patient’s ongoing needs with the appropriate level and type of medical, health, psychosocial, or social service as they relate across the continuum of care.
  • Work with the Case Manager to provide seamless overall case management services to all customers, including patients, families, physicians, nursing, quality improvement team, etc.
  • Function in a team approach to coordinate appropriate and safe discharge planning from the newborn to the geriatric patient.  

What You Will Need:
  • Master’s degree in Social Work
  • Three (3) years prior work experience in an acute care hospital as a Social Worker (preferred)
  • Licensure (preferred). 
  • CCM or other Case Management certification (preferred)
Job Summary:

The Medical Social Worker carries an independent case load for coordination of discharge planning activities, and also performs social work interventions on high-risk patients and situations, including newly diagnosed HIV and renal disease, situations involving emotional or physical abuse, drug and alcohol abuse or dependency, homelessness, etc.  This position is expected to work closely with the Case Manager as a team to provide effective and seamless overall care management to all customers.

The Social Worker is accountable for the organization, sequence of services and resources that are necessary and appropriate for the achievement of patient care outcomes within effective time frames on a specific group of patients.

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

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