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Medical Social Worker-MSW

Location: 12771 Westlinks Drive, Fort Myers, FL
Department: Medical Social Services
Categories: Professional
Type: Full-Time
Shift: 8:00 AM-4:30 PM
Schedule: Variable

Description:

Responsible for the delivery of services to the Healthy Start client population as outlined in the Healthy Start guidelines. The Healthy Start Social Worker facilitates services across a continuum through collaboration with community resources, the Healthy Start team, and other professional disciplines to ensure effective and efficient delivery of Healthy Start services and the achievement of desired client outcomes. Supports the organization vision and mission. Uses knowledge of patient's age and cultural diversity into the delivery of services rendered. Contributes to the success of the Healthy Start team through excellence in customer service and performance improvement techniques that demonstrate positive outcomes of said services. Teamwork, flexibility and professionalism, while important in all functions of the System, are central to the success of the Healthy Start /Home Health Team, and are expected in this role. Duties will include participation in events sponsored by Healthy Start, as well as covering team member PTO, requested office tasks, and traveling outside normal work area regions to meet the needs of our client caseload and the needs of the organization. Scope of Duties: Counseling the client and family in meeting related needs. Initiating appropriate preventive procedures Coordination of services Referral to other services as needed Informing the physician and other staff of changes in the client's needs (Healthy start) Supervising paraprofessionals providing services Participating in in-service programs

Requirements:

Educational Requirements

Degree/Diploma ObtainedProgram of StudyRequired/
Preferred
and/or
Master'sSocial WorkRequired

Experience Requirements

Minimum Years RequiredArea of ExperienceRequired/
Preferred
and/or
1 YearMedical Social WorkPreferred

State of Florida Licensure Requirements

LicensesRequired/
Preferred
and/or
Not Required

Certifications/Registration Requirements

Certificates/RegistrationsRequired/
Preferred
and/or