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AdventHealth Substance Use Disorder Navigator - LCSW FT Days in Sanford, Florida


Substance Use Disorder (SUD) Navigator – LCSW - AdventHealth Orlando

Location Address: 601 EAST ROLLINS STREET, Orlando, FL 32803

Top Reasons to work at AdventHealth Orlando

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

  • 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

Work Hours/Shift:

Full Time with some weekends

You Will Be Responsible For:

  • Performs psycho-social assessments on patients and families and provides psychotherapy to patients and families coping with opioid addiction issues.

  • Participates in the development of programs to support patients and families dealing with opioid addiction, and substance use disorders.

  • Effectively communicates with patients, families, staff, physicians, and community leaders to further development of comprehensive support for the patient. Ensures effective communication of pertinent medical information is provided to the patient.

  • Collaborates with the multi-disciplinary team in establishing/documenting psycho-social determinants to attainment of safe discharges.

  • Maintains comprehensive community resources and networks to assist patients and families as they transition back to the community.

  • Serves as a consultant and educator to the multi-disciplinary team regarding psycho-social components of illness, and hospitalization.​​​​​​​


What You Will Need:

  • Master’s Degree in Social Work or Counseling

  • Two years’ experience in clinical social work

  • State of Florida Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW)

  • Experience in acute care hospital (Preferred)

  • Experience working with medically complex patients (Preferred)

  • Experience working with substance use disorders (Preferred)

  • Experience in providing psychotherapy (Preferred)

  • Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC) (Preferred)

Job Summary:

The Substance Use Disorder (SUD) Navigator is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) who is a key member of the healthcare team working with patients and their families to help manage the difficulties of a hospital stay. Utilizes professional social work skills to assess patients for psycho-social and economic barriers that interfere with the attainment of healthcare goals. Works closely with the care managers, physicians, nursing staff, spiritual support for patients and families with counseling services, crisis intervention, patient and parent/spouse coping, bereavement, and substance use issues and continuity of care.

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 Central Florida

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: 1 - Day

Travel: ADH Hope & Healing Center

Req ID: 21042111

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.