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Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Job Description

Now offering a $5,000 sign on bonus!!

 

Miami Jewish Health is one of the largest providers of healthcare and living options for aging adults in the Southeast. We operate Florida PACE (Program of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly) Centers, the largest PACE program in Florida, which serves as health plan, healthcare provider, and social center designed for older adults with complex medical needs. We have four adult day health centers that serve participants in Miami-Dade and Broward counties.

 

Our careers are challenging, meaningful and rewarding. Join us now to do purposeful work in supporting our community’s seniors and their families.

 

Job Title: Licensed Social Worker LCSW PACE

 

Job Summary

The Clinical Social Worker is responsible for the direct social work and case management services to the participants of the MJH PACE Program. The Clinical Social Worker contributes the psychosocial perspective to the interdisciplinary evaluation, assessment, plan of care, ongoing services, and disenrollment process. Social Work interventions could include individual participant contacts, appropriate collateral contacts, participant and family education, assessments, counseling, mobilizing resources, addressing mental health needs as they arise, ongoing case management and disenrollment procedures.

 

Essential Job Functions

  •  Collaborates with the interdisciplinary team to ensure effective, efficient, and appropriate care to optimize the health status and quality of life of (PACE Program) participants
  •  Participates in the interdisciplinary team’s initial assessments, care planning and ongoing re-evaluations of participant’s case
  •  Refers participants and families to appropriate community agencies or facilities and acts as liaison with such organizations and as advocate for participants
  •  Encourages effective relationships among staff geared to the building and maintenance of cohesive team
  •  Consults and advises staff members as to the relationship of social, emotional, and cultural factors to health and medical care
  •  Educates staff members on the availability of social services in the community
  •  Participates in Program and Policy development of the Social Work component of Florida PACE Centers
  •  Completes Health record documentation according to established documentation standards and in a timely manner
  •  Continue professional development through attendance at staff meetings and engaging in educational opportunities to maintain professional competence and licensure
  •  Consistently follows the Social Work Code of Ethic, treats all people with respect, maintains confidentiality and strives toward service excellence

 

Job Requirements

Education:

  •  Master’s Degree from a school of Social Work accredited to the Council of Social Work Education

 

Experience:

  •  Two years’ experience in case management or social work in a hospital, nursing home, or community-based program

 

Licenses/Certifications:

  •  Licensed Clinical Social Worker required

 

Abilities required

  •  Excellent assessment and counseling skills
  •  Knowledgeable regarding social systems and institutions, and individual behavior
  •  Can skillfully apply appropriate interventions to meet the needs of the participant and family
  •  Thorough knowledge of psychosocial dynamics of individual & family
  •  Knowledge of geriatrics / gerontology preferred
  •  Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  •  Must be computer literate
  •  Ability to work closely and well with others disciplines
  •  Bilingual in English/Spanish or English / Creole

 

Functional Demands

Environment /Work Conditions

  •  Normal working condition with adequate lighting and ventilation

 

Physical Requirements

  •  Must be able to lift, push, pull two to sixty pounds

 

Infectious Material Exposure

  •    Possible exposure to blood/body fluids/tissues

 

Organizational Expectations

  •  Ensures that resident’s/patient’s rights are adhered to
  •  Demonstrates professionalism and accountability
  •  Demonstrates a caring attitude consistent with Miami Jewish EmpathicareSM toward MJH residents, patients, family members, employees, and other facility guests
  •  Demonstrates excellent communication skills
  •  Ensures confidentiality and security of patients’ medical information
  •  Identifies and utilizes appropriate channels of communication
  •  Able to speak, read and write English
  •  Able to think and act calmly to meet unusual occurrences of the job
  •  Adheres to the organization’s Mission, Vision and Values
  •  Participates in departmental activities, meetings and in-services and follows established guidelines
  •  Maintains a safe working environment

 

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.

 

We believe in the power of empathy, the value of relationships and the importance of a life well-lived. Come see why Miami Jewish Health is unlike anywhere you’ve ever worked before. We offer competitive compensation, medical/dental/vision coverage and a 403(b)-retirement savings plan for eligible full and part-time positions, free on-campus parking, an onsite fitness center and more.

 

Miami Jewish Health provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws.

 

This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.

Additional Information

  • Shift8:30am – 5:00pm Monday-Friday

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FL PACE Centers

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On-site

Job Type

Full-time

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