15901 Bass Road, Fort Myers, FL
Categories: Clinical Support, Professional
Shift: 8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Must enjoy working with Pediatric patients.
The Social Work practice that occurs in hospitals and other health care settings inspires health, and aids physically ill patients and their families. The Social Worker assists in resolving the social and psychological problems related to the illness. Sensitizes other health care providers about the social and psychological aspects of illness. Empowers patients to be proactive with regard to their health and personal well-being.
The Social Worker provides clinical coordination and therapeutic interventions through assessment, referral and interdisciplinary planning for high risk populations. Links patients and families to systems that provide resources, services and opportunities to achieve and maintain maximum functioning. The Social Worker has the opportunity to provide Field Instruction for MSW students and provide LCSW Supervision for Registered Clinical Social Worker Interns. Provides counseling and support to patients and families regarding adjustments to disease process and illnesses. The Social Worker also expedites linking patients with systems in the community to provide them with resources, services and opportunities to achieve and maintain maximum functioning, and conduct screenings for CBT resource linkage.