Location Address: This Position Will Serve East Orlando
Top Reasons to work at AdventHealth Hospice Care
AdventHealth Hospice Care is the only not-for-profit, faith-based, Hospice provider in the Greater Orlando Area
We are part of the largest healthcare system in the area, AdventHealth
For almost 30 years, we have provided compassionate care to patients and families during their time of need
We are a growing organization looking for special talent to come and grow with us
Besides offering world-class entertainment at the theme parks, the Central Florida area boasts many other entertainment options, such as state parks, nearby beaches, restaurants, performing arts, and professional sports
Work Hours/Shift: Full time, Day shift
You Will Be Responsible For:
Evaluates the psychosocial needs of each patient and family care unit.
Develops and implements the psychosocial plan of care in response to the needs of the patients and families.
Travels to patient residence and performs initial assessment. Identifies and assesses the psychosocial needs of the patient and family, and the care giving relationships and dynamics between the patient and family for the patient interdisciplinary care plan.
Assists the patients and families with obtaining financial resources.
Provides services as determined by interdisciplinary team and reports back to registered nurse regarding assessment and need for other organizational resources.
Communicates with care givers and make referrals for intra-organizational services and community resources such as Medicaid, Salvation Army, and food banks.
What You Will Need:
Bachelor’s degree in Psychology, Sociology or Social Work is required.
Master’s degree in Social Work is required.
A minimum of 2 years’ experience in the social work field is required.
A clear/active Social Work license for the state of Florida or license-eligible under Florida law is required.
The Social Worker acts as a member of the interdisciplinary team that manages the emotional and social service needs of an assigned caseload of patients and families currently on Hospice of the Comforter hospice services. The Social Worker coordinates all social service interventions and referrals, including needs assessment, supportive counseling, networking, financial assessments and financial resources procurement. This level of support is provided in response to the Initial Assessment and will be created as part of the Comprehensive Assessment in order to promote the patient and family’s well-being throughout the dying process.
At AdventHealth, Extending the Healing Ministry of Christ is our mission. It calls us to be His hands and feet in helping people feel whole. Our story is one of hope — one that strives to heal and restore the body, mind and spirit. Our more than 80,000 skilled and compassionate caregivers in hospitals, physician practices, outpatient clinics, urgent care centers, skilled nursing facilities, home health agencies and hospice centers are committed to providing individualized, wholistic care.