Location Address: 410 S 11th St, Lake Wales, FL 33853
Top Reasons to Work at AdventHealth Lake Wales
A historic community with a hometown family feel; voted “friendliest small town in FL”
Surrounded by golf courses, beautiful lakes, and outdoor adventures
The facility is just 20 minutes away from LEGOLAND Florida
Faith-based work environment
Monday – Friday, 8:30am – 5:00pm
You Will Be Responsible For:
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.
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, 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.
Provides patient/family education, adjustment-to-illness counseling, grief counseling and crisis intervention. Provides education to patients/families/caregivers regarding resource options and coping with diagnosis, treatment and prognosis.
What You Will Need:
Bachelorâ™s degree in Social Work
Acute hospital experience (Preferred)
Case Management certification highly desirable - ACM (Accredited Case Manager), CCM (certified Case Manager) (Preferred)
Works to ensure the establishment of a home support system or alternative living placement plan which is realistic in relation to the patientâ™s present circumstances and facilitates positive outcomes in collaboration with the healthcare interdisciplinary team and available community resources with a focus on enhancing the capacity of people to address their own needs. Provides support and crisis intervention for patients and significant others in relation to such issues as domestic violence, advanced care planning, adoption, financial resourcing. The Social Worker-BSW, in collaboration with the RN Case Manager, is responsible for identifying and initiating the most efficient discharge plan to expedite the patient transition to the next appropriate level of care and to reduce length of stay.
AdventHealth Greater Orlando (formerly Florida Hospital) is one of the largest faith-based health care providers in the United States. For 150 years, we have carried on a tradition of providing whole-person care that not only addresses patients' physical ailments, but also supports their emotional and spiritual well-being. We demonstrate the same level of compassion and care for our employees as well, doing all that we can to help them realize their full potential – both personally and professionally.