Social Worker in Aventura, Florida, United States
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HCA Florida Aventura Hospital

Social Worker

Aventura, FL, United States
Full-time • Days 7-10 Hrs/Wkends Rotate
Case Management   Job ID: 190623
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Social Worker
Case Management Department
Full-time, Day Shift, FTE 1.0
HCA Florida Aventura Hospital 
Aventura, FL
 
Facility Description:
HCA Florida Aventura Hospital, a facility of HCA Healthcare’s East Florida Division, is a fully accredited 407-bed acute care medical surgery hospital providing award-winning procedures. Leveraging the latest technologies and treatment protocols, Aventura meets both the elective and emergency healthcare needs of its neighboring communities and international visitors. HCA Florida Aventura Hospital is designated a Level II Trauma Center by the Florida Department of Health and is certified as a Thrombectomy-Capable Stroke Center by the Joint Commission. Aventura’s Comprehensive Community Cancer Program is accredited by the American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer and they are an American College of Radiology accredited Breast Imaging Center of Excellence.
 
Ideally located in luxurious South Florida, HCA Florida Aventura Hospital is home to a community rich in diversity and infused with world class culture. A prime location - nestled between Miami and Ft. Lauderdale - means you will be surrounded by the very best South Florida has to offer!
 
Benefits
We are committed to providing our employees with the support they need. At HCA Florida Aventura Hospital, we offer an array of medical, dental, and vision packages as well as several add-on perks to make your benefits package truly customizable to you and your family needs. Some of our unique benefits we offer include:
  • Student Loan Repayment*
  • Tuition Reimbursement/Assistance Programs*
  • Paid Personal Leave
  • 401k (100% annual match – 3% to 9% of pay based on years of service)
  • Identity Theft Protection discounts
  • Auto, Home, and Life Insurance options
  • Adoption Assistance
  • Employee Stock Purchase Program (ESPP)*
*If applicable, please refer to the CBA or the local HR office to confirm if this benefit applies to your position.
 
Job Description:
The Social Worker is responsible for promoting patient-centered care by evaluating psychosocial needs, providing community service coordination for identified patient populations, and providing support and crisis intervention where indicated. The social worker acts as a liaison between the patient and community resources/post-acute care providers. The social worker creates and facilitates timely implementation of discharge plans and arranges post-acute interventions identified in the plan of care. The social worker facilitates patient movement across the continuum of care and identifies, addresses, and tracks barriers to patient throughput.
 
Responsibilities: 
  • In partnership with RN CM, the social worker is responsible for ensuring the post-acute medical needs and level of care are appropriate.
  • The social worker will respond timely to referrals from RN CM or other staff when risk factors for social determinants of health are identified.
  • Perform thorough assessments and develop appropriate plans of care for high risk patients with discharge planning or psychosocial needs.
  • Perform proactive discharge planning.
  • Provide expertise in post-acute services and community resources.
  • Identify and address barriers to discharge and recovery, including financial, emotional, psychosocial, medical, spiritual.
  • Provide psychosocial support and resources.
  • Provide education to patients and caregivers regarding community resources and post-acute level of care criteria, benefits, and coverage.
  • Assist in coordinating and facilitating family conferences.
  • Engage in community outreach and program development to support patient and caregiver needs.
  • Provide expertise in ethics cases.
  • Maintain effective communication between members of the care team.
  • Assist patients and caregivers with end of life issues, from advance directives to grief support.
  • Provide psychosocial support to patients and caregivers for adjustment to patients’ chronic and/ or terminal illness/death.

  • Bachelor of Social Work (BSW) required
  • Master of Social Work (MSW) preferred
  • State licensure preferred (may be required by state regulations)
  • Certification in social work or case management preferred
  • Acute care social work experience preferred  
  • Knowledgeable about internal, community and post-acute care resources
  • Basic social worker skills including but not limited to empathy, sensitivity to cultural and ethnic diversity, advocacy, communication and crisis intervention

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Case Management
Full-time • Days 7-10 Hrs/Wkends Rotate

COVID-19 Vaccination

In compliance with the emergency regulation issued by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) dated November 4, 2021, and company policy, this role requires you to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 based on local, state and /or federal law or regulations, or to have applied for a medical or religious exemption (including booster for California).

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