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Health Care District of Palm Beach County  Physician Jobs

Social Worker Job In Lantana, Florida

Licensed Clinical Social Worker - Medication Assisted Treatment Program

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Company: Health Care District of Palm Beach County Profession/Specialty: Social Worker Location: Lantana, Florida 33460 Type of Facility: Group
Job Description

 

To be the Health Care Safety Net for Palm Beach County
The Health Care District of Palm Beach County is an integrated public health system established by the voters as a special taxing district.  The safety-net system is an equal opportunity employer of approximately 1,000 employees.  The Health Care District provides challenging and fulfilling employment opportunities through its health coverage programs for uninsured residents, a pharmacy operation, a nationally-recognized Trauma System that includes the Trauma Hawk Aeromedical Program, adult and pediatric services at the C. L. Brumback Primary Care Clinics throughout the county, a School Health program which staffs registered nurses in nearly 170 public schools, short-term or long-term inpatient care at the Edward J. Healey Rehabilitation and Nursing Center, and the county’s only public hospital, Lakeside Medical Center, which serves the rural, western Glades’ communities.  For more information, visit
www.hcdpbc.org.

 

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General Statement of Job

This position assists patients in achieving highest physical, mental, and psychosocial level of functioning. Employees in this position participate in care plan development, counseling of patients, discharge planning, psychosocial assessments, and family interaction.

Specific Duties and Responsibilities

Essential Functions:

Participates in care plan development, counseling of patients, psychosocial assessments, and family interaction.

Provides referrals to other agencies concerning outside services, social support systems, and behavior systems.

Ensures the provision of sufficient social and mental interaction with patients for the purpose of ensuring and promoting mental and emotional health and well-being.

Assists patients in decision making concerning health care and preferences for involvement of other entities.

Assists patients in processing of correspondence (e.g., reading, interpreting, writing).

Assists patients with financial and legal matters for personal planning purposes.

Assists with implementation of behavioral treatment plans.

Promotes effective relationships between patients and staff, ensuring effective communication and preservation of patients’ dignity.

Interacts with family members, provides information concerning health status and progress, and encourages participation and involvement of all interested persons.

Assists staff in providing sensitive/critical information to patients concerning health status, ramifications of care choices, etc.

Provides or arranges needed counseling services.

Attends care plan meetings.

Coordinates acquirement of adaptive equipment.

Performs special projects and program analysis as directed.

Responsible for service delivery and outreach to migrant and/or homeless populations in Palm Beach County at the existing health centers, along with other community sites, as directed by the Clinic Administration.

Emergency duty may be required of the incumbent that includes working in Red Cross shelters or to perform other emergency duties including, but not limited to, responses to threats or disasters, man-made or natural. Additionally, incumbents are required to perform emergency response and management duties for Palm Beach County as required.




 

Position Qualifications


Education: 

Master’s degree in social work or in a human services field such as sociology, special education, rehabilitation counseling or psychology required.

Experience: 

One (1) to three (3) years of supervised social work experience in a health care setting required.

Certification:

Basic Life Support certification required.

Licensure:

Current, valid license as a Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) in the State of Florida required.

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The Health Care District is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and maintains a Drug Free Workplace. Veterans preferred. Qualified individuals with disabilities who require an accommodation to participate in the application process or candidates with other questions should contact Human Resources.

 
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About Health Care District of Palm Beach County

Dedicated to the Health of the Community The Health Care District of Palm Beach County is an integrated public health system established in 1988 as a special taxing district that is an equal opportunity employer of approximately 1,000 employees. The Health Care District's mission is to ensure access to a comprehensive health care system and the delivery of quality services for the residents of Palm Beach County. The Health Care District provides challenging and fulfilling employment opportunities through its health coverage programs for uninsured residents, a nationally recognized Trauma System, adult and pediatric services at the four C. L. Brumback Primary Care Clinics, a School Health program which staffs registered nurses in nearly 170 public schools, a pharmacy operation, a long-term skilled nursing and rehabilitation center, and its acute care hospital, Lakeside Medical Center, in rural western Palm Beach County. 

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