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PRN Medical Social Worker

Location: Fort Myers, FL
Department: Medical Social Services
Categories: Allied Health
Type: PRN
Shift: 8:00 AM-4:30 PM
Schedule: Variable

Description:

The social work practice that occurs in hospitals and other health care settings to facilitate health, prevent illness and aid physically ill patients and their families to resolve the social and psychological problems related to the illness. Social work also sensitizes other health care providers about the social psychological aspects of illness. The Social Worker (M.S.W.) provides clinical coordination discharge planning and interventions through assessment, coordination, referral and Interdisciplinary planning for identified patients. The Social Worker also links people to systems that provide them with resources, services and opportunities to achieve and maintain maximum functioning. Additionally, provides counseling and support to patients and families regarding adjustments to disease process and illnesses.

Requirements:

Educational Requirements

Degree/Diploma ObtainedProgram of StudyRequired/
Preferred
and/or
Bachelor'sSocial WorkRequiredor
Bachelor'sHuman ServicesRequired

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
ACM (Accredited Case Manager)Requiredor
NACCM (National Academy of Certified Care Managers)Required

Additional Requirements

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