Florida Hospital Social Worker - MSW - Case Management - Kissimmee in Kissimmee, Florida

Social Worker - MSW - Case Management - Kissimmee

Florida Hospital Kissimmee seeks to hire a Social Worker – MSW who will embrace our mission to extend the healing ministry of Christ.

Facility Profile:

Florida Hospital Kissimmee is a 163 bed community-focused hospital, conveniently located near Walt Disney World. The team here is dedicated to bringing mission-focused, faith-based care to residents and visitors of Osceola and Orange Counties. At the heart of our latest expansion is a new, three-story tower featuring 80 expansive, private patient rooms and a host of modern amenities and technologies. Because we believe family support is an essential part of health and healing, included large, beautifully decorated family waiting areas with the comforts of home. Plus, each patient room includes ample space for visiting loved ones to relax, work and sleep.

Department Profile:

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.

Work Hours/Shifts:

Full time, Sunday-Saturday, 8am-5pm, varied days

Job Summary:

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.

Knowledge, Skills, Education, & Experience Required:

  • 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:

  • None Required

  • Clear/Active Licensed Clinical Social Worker (Preferred)

  • Case Management certification - ACM (Accredited Case Manager), CCM (certified Case Manager) (Preferred)

Job Responsibilities:

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 Kissimmee and apply online today.

Job Keywords:

Social Worker, Case Management, MSW

Job: *Social Worker

Organization: *Florida Hospital

Title: Social Worker - MSW - Case Management - Kissimmee

Location: FL-Kissimmee

Requisition ID: 259192