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AdventHealth Court Liaison in Orlando, Florida



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

  • Benefits from Day One

  • Paid Days Off from Day One

  • Debt-free Education* (Certifications and Degrees without out-of-pocket tuition expense)

  • Sign-on Bonus*

  • Relocation Bonus*

  • Nursing or BU specific benefits and perks

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 :

The community you’ll be caring for:

• Located on a lush tropical campus, our flagship hospital, 1,368-bed AdventHealth Orlando

• We offer great benefits with immediate Health Insurance coverage

• Career growth and advancement potential

• Serves as the major tertiary facility for much of the Southeast, the Caribbean and South America

• AdventHealth Orlando houses one of the largest Emergency Departments and largest cardiac catheterization labs in the country

• We are already one of the busiest hospitals in the nation, providing service excellence to more than 32,000 inpatients and 125,000 outpatients each year

The role you’ll contribute:

The Court Liaison is responsible for coordinating and processing all legal aspects of patients undergoing involuntary treatment in accordance with the Florida State Baker Act laws and provides clinical support to the Social Services Department. Acts as a liaison to the Mental Health Division of the Circuit Court and the Florida State Hospital system. Actively participates in outstanding customer service and accepts responsibility in maintaining relationships that are equally respectful to all.

The value you’ll bring to the team:

  • Responsible for achieving and maintaining year-round Patient Experience scores in the 75 th percentile or as determined by Hospital Leadership.

  • Monitors and processes all legal forms daily of patients undergoing involuntary treatment in accordance with the Florida Baker Act Law.

  • Maintains up-to-date knowledge of Baker Act laws governing inpatient treatment and ensures compliance within the Center for Behavioral Health.

  • Coordinates and participates in weekly meetings within the community regarding Baker Act involuntary patients, including Mental Health Court and State Hospital Screening Committee.

  • Acts as liaison to patients’ court ordered to the Florida State Hospital system, ensuring completion of legal forms, medical records and transportation.

  • Maintains daily reports and court dockets on involuntary patients.

  • Participates in staff development in training of Baker Act law and the involuntary process to Center for Behavioral Health staff.

  • Attends weekly meetings with the Center for Behavioral Health Operations Manager or designee to review and discuss any concerns regarding patient care.

  • Provides clinical support to the Social Services department through obtaining psychosocial histories and assisting with discharge planning efforts.


The expertise and experiences you'll need to succeed:


  • Experience working with psychiatric patients

  • Experience working with Florida Baker Act Law and interfacing with legal system

  • Bachelor’s in Social Work or other healthcare field

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

Category: Legal

Organization: AdventHealth Orlando

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: 1 - Day

Travel: AdventHealth Orlando

Req ID: 22017050

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.