The Clinical Social Worker provides and coordinates psychosocial and behavioral services for her/his group of patients. She/he assesses, plans, implements and monitors a plan of care for her/his group of patients. This is done in collaboration with other members of the medical team, i.e., physicians, nurses, case managers, PT/OT staff, pharmacists. Works with the care team in a designated setting to identify, and, when possible, advocates for the patient. Works to provide direct services, resources and counseling that a patient/client needs to create a safe, effective and efficient transition/discharge from the hospital or clinic. Provides his/her expertise in a crisis intervention situation and assesses for potential abuse/neglect of vulnerable patients.
Must successfully pass an FBI Level 2 screening for this position.
Job Opening Qualifications
Minimum Education and Experience Requirements:
Master's degree in Social Work (MSW) required from an institution accredited by the Council on Social Work Education.
Recent clinical experience applicable to the designated population served.
Experience in a health care setting preferred.
Valid LCSW in the state of Florida.
Professional certification in specialty area required.
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