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Medical Social Worker-BSW - Golisano Children's Hospital of Southwest Florida

Location: Fort Myers, FL
Category: Allied Health
Type: Full Time
Schedule: Days


Location: Golisano Children's Hospital of Southwest Florida


Department: Pediatric OP Cancer Center


Workdays/Nights: Days

9981 S. HealthPark Drive


Shift: Shift 1


8:00:00 AM to 4:30:00 PM

Fort Myers, FL 33908


Work Type: Full Time


Job Summary


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 to 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. 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.

Job Requirements


Educational Requirements

Degree/Diploma ObtainedProgram of StudyRequired/
Bachelor'sSocial WorkRequired

Experience Requirements

Minimum Years RequiredArea of ExperienceRequired/
1 YearMedical Social WorkPreferred

State of Florida Licensure Requirements

Not Required

Certifications/Registration Requirements

ACM (Accredited Case Manager)Preferredor
NACCM (National Academy of Certified Care Managers)Preferred

Additional Requirements

Case Management Certification, ACM or NACCM within 3 years employment (time exception provided for unsuccessful attempts)

US:FL:Fort Myers