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AdventHealth Social Worker Transition Care Unit FT Days in Deland, Florida

Description

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

  • Benefits and Paid Days Off from Day One

  • Student Loan Repayment Program

  • Career Development

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

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 : Days

The community you’ll be caring for: 701 W PLYMOUTH AVE, Deland, FL 32720

The role you’ll contribute: The Transitional Care Unit Social Worker assists in meeting the psychosocial needs of patients and their families, as well as coordinates concrete services to maximize a patient/family’s quality of life and enhances adjustments to illness. In collaboration with the multidisciplinary oncology team members, the social worker identifies high-risk patients through screening mechanisms, performs assessment of patient/families to determine and facilitate the most appropriate intervention. Maintains a thorough knowledge of hospital, local, state and federal resources. Provides counseling services, including adjustment, supportive and crisis intervention.

The value you’ll bring to the team

  • Identifies patients/families that require social service intervention via high-risk screening, chart rounds and/or referrals.

  • Interacts with all newly diagnosed inpatients to assess their needs during hospitalization and post discharge.

  • Interacts with and provides support to all newly diagnosed outpatients to assess their needs and connect them with resources, if needed.

  • Identifies the need for and arranges patient/family/health team conferences.

  • Provides support to the oncology patient/family throughout the continuum of care, critical incident intervention, crisis intervention, and illness adjustment counseling.

  • Anticipates counseling for individuals, couples, families and groups and facilitates support through the use of resources available to the multidisciplinary team.

  • Provides social work services based on age-specific needs of the patient and family.

  • Provides referrals and linkage to concrete services; financial assistance, housing, meals, transportation, and cancer specific mental health services.

  • Plans and conducts Oncology related support groups and educational programs.

  • Maintains professional standards adhering to NASW and AOSW Code of Ethics and professional development.

  • Advocates for oncology patient/family unmet service needs.

  • Complete projects and reports as assigned by the Director (i.e. patient satisfaction surveys, monthly stats, etc.)

  • Takes lead role and participates in Oncology related community events.

  • Provides stress management for the Oncology staff.

  • Provides Oncology social service expertise in collaboration with other Oncology professionals.

  • Performs other hospital-related duties as assigned.

Qualifications

The expertise and experiences you’ll need to succeed:

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS REQUIRED:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work or related field (ie., Sociology, Psychology).

  • Abstract reasoning involving complex work having to do with value judgments and policy positions.

  • Computer proficiency required.

  • Excellent communication skills required.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE PREFERRED:

  • Clinically Licensed Social Worker or master’s in social work.

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

Category: Case Management

Organization: AdventHealth DeLand

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: 1 - Day

Travel: AdventHealth DeLand

Req ID: 22014387

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.