Florida Hospital East Orlando seeks to hire a Social Worker – MSW who will embrace our mission to extend the healing ministry of Christ.
Florida Hospital East Orlando, a 265-bed community hospital, has been serving East Orlando residents since 1941 as an innovative local leader that fills a vital need in a fast-growing area. A recent 200,000 square-foot expansion project upgraded the hospital to 265 beds, with a spacious patient tower and 80 new private rooms designed to enhance the holistic care experience
The Care Management Department is located in every campus throughout the Florida Hospital system. Our objective is to create a collaborative process of assessment, planning, facilitation, care coordination, evaluation, and advocacy for services to meet an individuals and family’s comprehensive needs. Care Management is an integrated department with physicians, clinical/nursing teams, ancillary departments and the revenue cycle teams. Care management meets the needs of our patients, families and significant others throughout the care continuum including the post-discharge needs.
Rotate days; 8:00am – 5:00pm
Under the general supervision of the Director and/or Manager, in collaboration with the ED RN Care Manager, the ED MSW Care Manager works with the patient/family, physicians, interdisciplinary team and external agencies. The ED MSW Care Manager utilizes expertise in patient/family assessment to assist in creating a discharge plan. As needed the ED MSW Care Manager, is responsible for collaborating with the ED health care team to initiate and facilitate the discharge plan. The ED MSW Care Manager actively participates in outstanding customer service and accepts responsibility in maintaining relationships that are equally respectful to all.
Ability to communicate effectively with diverse populations
Ability to function in a stressful and fast-paced environment
Interpersonal skills that promote teamwork
Critical thinking and problem-solving skills
Knowledge of and ability to utilize in-house and external resources
Flexibility in prioritization
Ability to multitask
Ability to analyze complex technical data and complex interpersonal dynamics in brief time
Effective organizational skills
Significant knowledge and understanding of availability of community and post-acute resources
Proficiency in the daily use of standard office equipment such as computer, phone, fax, pager, copier etc. and skill in utilizing Microsoft Word and Outlook tools
Master’s in Social Work
Acute care hospital experience (Preferred)
Licensure, Certification, or Registration Required:
Clear/Active Licensed Clinical Social Worker (Preferred)
Case Management certification – ACM (Accredited Case Manager), CCM (certified Case Manager) (Preferred)
Demonstrates through behavior Florida Hospital’s Core Values of Integrity, Compassion, Balance, Excellence, Stewardship and Teamwork as outlined in the organization’s Performance Excellence Program
Coordinates with the RN Case Managers for post-discharge arrangements and advocates for the patient in obtaining and negotiating resources to meet patient needs, as necessary.
Applies knowledge of community resources to the development of an appropriate discharge plan.
Interviews patients/families to complete a thorough and timely psycho-social assessment and to evaluate current support systems available to the patient and family.
Completes assessments, per department standards, based upon information from multiple sources including the patient, family, nursing staff and physician as well as information discussed in multi-disciplinary rounds. Documented assessments confirm an understanding of the patient’s functional status and psycho-social needs.
Collaborates with the RN Case Manager to address barriers that may impact or delay the patient’s discharge plan.
Prepares for and participates in multi-disciplinary rounds on assigned nursing unit for the purpose of updating the team on the discharge plan/needs and to identify potential social work referrals. Appropriately prioritizes cases according to assessed needs.
Performs discharge planning/post-acute care coordination to include: Acute rehabilitation placements, New nursing home or skilled nursing placement, Psychiatric or substance abuse placements, Cases involving active psychiatric conditions, New dialysis, Acute care transfers, Abuse cases, Hospice referrals and placements, Legal issues: adoptions and guardianship cases in collaboration with legal counsel, Specialty program participation (Transplants), Assistance with Advance Directives, as necessary, Community resource needs
If you want to be a part of a team that is dedicated to delivering the highest quality in patient care, we invite you to explore the Social Worker – MSW – Emergency opportunity with Florida Hospital East Orlando and apply online today.
Florida Hospital is dedicated to improving lives not only in Central Florida, but also around the world. As a destination hospital, we are committed to serving the health care needs of our patients with a holistic approach to ...heal the mind, body and spirit. We strive to be the hospital of choice for patients, physicians and employees. Over the last 100 years, Florida Hospital’s mission remains unchanged: to extend the healing ministry of Christ.