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AdventHealth Careers for VeteransSocial Work Specialist
Davenport, FL

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

· Career Development

· Whole Person Wellbeing Resources

· Mental Health Resources and Support

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 8:30am-5pm Rotating Weekend Required

Location: 410 South 11th Street, Lake Wales, FL 33853

The community you’ll be caring for: AdventHealth Lake Wales

· AdventHealth Heart of Florida is a licensed 193-bed acute care hospital, coupled with outpatient services including imaging, rehab, lab and wound care, that has been serving the community for over 50 years.

· As a part of the AdventHealth network patients will have greater access to a wide range of innovative therapies, new research, leading-edge technology and an extensive team of medical specialists.

· High-quality care that has been recognized by the Joint Commission, the American Heart Association and the American Diabetes Association.

· Located in Davenport, FL., which is close to major destinations, like Busch Gardens, Legoland, and Walt Disney World, without being located in the central hub of tourism.

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 value you’ll bring to the team:

· Assesses patient’s and family’s psychosocial risk factors through evaluation of prior functioning levels, appropriateness and adequacy of support systems, assisting those coping with adjusting to significant life transitions

· 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, terminal illnesses 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 patient/family as appropriate

Qualifications

The expertise and experiences you’ll need to succeed:

· Bachelor's in Social Work

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

This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances. The salary range reflects the anticipated base pay range for this position. Individual compensation is determined based on skills, experience and other relevant factors within this pay range. The minimums and maximums for each position may vary based on geographical location.

Category: Case Management

Organization: AdventHealth Heart of Florida

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: 1 - Day

Req ID: 23043612

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.

Job Snapshot

  • Job Schedule: Full-time

    Pay Range: $23.02 - $35.93

  • Location: Davenport, FL

  • Job ID: 23043612

  • Job Family: Case Management

  • Shift: 1 - Day

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