Position Title: Licensed Clinical Social Worker
Essential Functions: The Licensed Clinical Social Worker provides comprehensive and standard psychosocial assessments, consultation and counseling services for the patients in the healthcare system, provides patients and families the assistance needed in coping with the patient's hospitalization, illness, diagnosis, treatment and/or life situation, including emotional, mental and substance abuse disorders, coordinates the care for complex psychosocial/medical/psychiatric patients with the medical and psychiatry staff. Initiates Baker Act when appropriate.
Educational Requirements / Qualifications:
- Master's Degree (Required)
- Bachelor's Degree
- Professional School of Social Work
- Diploma/Associates Degree
Special Skills/Qualifications/Additional Training/Experience Required:
- Effective communication skills to facilitate contact with physicians, patients/clients, families and staff. A minimum of one (1) year of social work experience in social services, preferably in a health care setting
- Must be able to read, write, speak and understand English
Who We Are:
UF Health Central Florida, formerly known as Central Florida Health and acquired by University of Florida Health in January 2020, is an award-winning, locally owned and governed not-for-profit health care system and the largest, most comprehensive provider of health care services in the region. We care for patients in Lake, Sumter, and Marion counties through inpatient acute hospital services at UF Health The Villages® Hospital and UF Health Leesburg Hospital, inpatient rehabilitation services at UF Health The Villages® Rehabilitation Hospital, adult inpatient psychiatric services at the UF Health Leesburg Hospital Senior Behavioral Health Center and diagnostic laboratory services at several locations.
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