Clinical Social Worker II Full Time Nights

Adventist Health System Edgewater , FL 32132

Posted 3 weeks ago

Job Description:


Clinical Social Worker II AdventHealth Daytona Beach

Top Reasons to Work at AdventHealth

Growing Faith-based organization

Great benefits such as: Educational Reimbursement

Career growth and advancement potential

Work Hours/Shift:

FT / Nights

You Will Be Responsible For:

  • Strong knowledge regarding Social Services and Care Management processes in preadmission, emergency department, outpatient/ambulatory services, and hospital acute short term care, as well as post-acute care services.

  • Is responsible for providing crisis intervention and/or community linkage for patients and families who are experiencing significant emotional, social, environmental, or financial stress due to hospitalization, acute, chronic, or terminal illness and/or who need help in meeting their continuing care needs.

  • Evaluates all Social Service referrals and identifies discharge planning needs, to include documentation of the patient discharge assessment in accordance with established guidelines and or hospital polices and processes; services to patients in the hospital acute care setting, outpatient services, and outpatient/emergency department.

  • Responsible for the facilitation and compliance in relations to CMS or state specific requirements or guidelines for PASSR forms for Skilled Nursing/nursing home placement.

  • Initiate and complete the level 1 screen for serious mental illness and/or intellectual disability for all skilled nursing facility placement.

  • Systematically gathers pertinent psychosocial data for high risk hospital inpatients whereby patient and family psychosocial needs can be identified, and an appropriate discharge plan can be developed.

  • Coordinates with physicians, case management staff, and other clinical staff in assisting patients and their families in understanding, accepting, and following medical recommendations. Identifies barriers to continuity of care, and negotiates with insurances/third party payers to offer the patient appropriate level of care and services.

  • Assists the patient/family in investigating eligibility or application process for hospital charity, Medicaid or SSI through HHS; a case referral to hospital financial counselor services, when necessary.


What You Will Need:

  • Computer skills required.

  • Requires excellent communication skills.

  • Master of Social Work

  • Florida State accredited/licensure and certification(s): MSW, LCSW

  • Work experience in an acute/medical or mental health setting (2 years minimum) preferred

  • Community-based field worker experience in the field of Social Services for CPS/APS systems (2 years minimum) preferred

  • Minimum of three (3) years of MSW, Licensed Clinical Social Work experience, hospital and or community-based preferred

Job Summary:

Hospital Clinical Social Work/Social Services involve identifying patient's specific needs, and coordinating linkage with community agencies, in-home services, and institutional short-term and long-term placement for continuing care.

Assists the patient, family/guardian and all members of the healthcare team with needs assessment and discharge planning process. Contributes to the monitoring of the quality and appropriateness of patient care delivered. Responsible for the reporting and analysis of patient satisfaction survey data. Provides safe and supportive environment for all patients, families and coworkers. Promotes and provides for optimal patient outcomes through the use of Social Services scope of practice and scope of services. The scope of services is hospital-wide/organizational, whereas, services may involve patient/family interventions in any inpatient setting or outpatient services area, including the Emergency Department.

Strives to promote patient and family wellness, improve care outcomes, and access to appropriate hospital and community resources among the patient population service area, including patients with complex health and financial needs.

Provides patient family advocacy, discharge planning coordination, and psychosocial intervention for identified high risk patients and or other patient case referrals, as necessary.

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

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