Social Worker MSW PRN
Company: Adventist Health System
Posted on: May 3, 2021
Social Worker PRN AdventHealth Kissimmee
Location Address: 2450 N Orange Blossom Trail, Kissimmee, FL
Top Reasons to work at AdventHealth Kissimmee:
- AdventHealth Kissimmee is an 83-bed community-focused
- Conveniently located near Walt Disney World
- The team here is dedicated to bringing mission-focused,
faith-based care to residents and visitors of Osceola and Orange
- AdventHealth Kissimmee has recently expanded to include a new
medical office building, patient tower, and new main entrance
You Will Be Responsible For:
- Coordinates with the RN Case Managers for post-discharge
arrangements and advocates for the patient in obtaining and
negotiating resources to meet patient needs, as necessary.
- Interviews patients/families to complete a thorough and timely
psycho-social assessment and to evaluate current support systems
available to the patient and family.
- Completes assessments, per department standards, based upon
information from multiple sources including the patient, family,
nursing staff and physician as well as information discussed in
multi-disciplinary rounds. Documented assessments confirm an
understanding of the patient's functional status and psycho-social
- Collaborates with the RN Case Manager to address barriers that
may impact or delay the patient's discharge plan.
- Prepares for and participates in multi-disciplinary rounds on
assigned nursing unit for the purpose of updating the team on the
discharge plan/needs and to identify potential social work
referrals. Appropriately prioritizes cases according to assessed
What Will You Need:
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:
- Master's degree in Social Work
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE PREFERRED:
- Acute care hospital experience
LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION, OR REGISTRATION PREFERRED:
- Current valid State of Florida LCSW
- Case Management certification highly desirable - ACM
(Accredited Case Manager), CCM (certified Case Manager)
Under the general supervision of the Director and/or Manager, in
collaboration with the RN Case Manager, works with the
patient/family, physicians, interdisciplinary team and external
agencies. The Social Worker-MSW ensures the patient's progress
along the continuum in an efficient and cost-effective manner.
Utilizes expertise in patient/family assessment incorporating
physical, psycho-social, environmental, spiritual and financial
factors to create a sound discharge plan to ensure proper patient
placement across the healthcare continuum and to maximize capacity.
Utilizes psychosocial assessment skills and crisis intervention
techniques to expedite and support healthcare team's work with
patient/ family. The Social Worker-MSW, in collaboration with the
RN Case Manager, is responsible for identifying and initiating the
most efficient discharge plan to expedite the patient transition to
the next appropriate level of care and to reduce length of stay.
This position is the organization's expert in assessing and
managing the patient's psycho-social needs. The Social Worker-MSW
educates the health care team and physicians about psycho-social
issues and identified patient/family problems as well as recommends
strategies to address these issues. Actively participates in
outstanding customer service and accepts responsibility in
maintaining relationships that are equally respectful to all.
This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with
federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and
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