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Company Name :
FLORIDA PACE CENTERS, INC.
Company Location :
Miramar, FL 33025
Job Position :
Social Worker LCSW
Job Category :
Jobs in Florida

Job Description :
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.

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