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Clinical Social Worker Cornerstone Hospice - MSW and Current Florida LCSW Required

Clinical Social Worker Cornerstone Hospice - MSW and Current Florida LCSW Required

locationOcala, FL, USA
PublishedPublished: 12/8/2023
Full Time

It’s inspiring to work with a company where people truly BELIEVE in what they’re doing!

When you become part of the Chapters Health Team, you’ll realize it’s more than a job. It’s a mission. We’re committed to providing outstanding patient care and a high level of customer service in our communities every day. Our employees make all the difference in our success!


The Clinical Social Worker (CSW) provides and coordinates a wide range of social services to patients and their families. Works with patients/families to help them manage the physical, social and emotional aspects of illness, death and dying.


  • Master’s degree in Social Work (CSWE accredited)
  • Current Florida LCSW 
  • Experience in palliative care, hospice or other health care setting 
  • Familiarity with and working knowledge of the concepts and practices of death and dying with children and adults
  • Previous experience working with an EMR/EHR (Electronic Medical/Health Record) system 
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities simultaneously and effectively handle the emotional stress of the workload
  • Able to remain calm, professional, trouble shoot and intervene with patient/family crisis situations
  • Mobile Driver - Valid driver's license and automobile insurance per Company policy
  • Ability to travel to off-site locations
  • Ability to physically access any home, hospital, nursing home, and ALF (i.e., navigate stairs, narrow stairs, narrow spaces, lack of air conditioning, etc.)
  • Ability to work in a team environment and intervene appropriately


  • Satisfactorily complete competency requirements for this position.

Responsibilities of allemployees:

  • Represent Company professionally at all times through care delivered and/or services provided to all clients.
  • Must demonstrate high ethical standards in areas of the company’s mission, confidentiality, sensitivity, and flexibility.
  • Comply with all State, federal and local government regulations, maintaining a strong position against fraud and abuse.
  • Comply with company policies, procedures and standard practices.
  • Observe company's health, safety and security practices.
  • Maintain the confidentiality of patients, families, colleagues and other sensitive situations within company.
  • Use resources in a fiscally responsible manner.
  • Promote company through participation in community and professional organizations.
  • Participate proactively in improving performance at the micro and macro levels.
  • Improve own professional knowledge and skill level.
  • Advance electronic media skills.
  • Support company research and educational activities.
  • Share expertise with co-workers both formally and informally.
  • Participate in Quality Assessment and Performance Improvement activities as appropriate.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Collaborates with Social Services leadership about social services issues to ensure compliance with Standards and Regulations (i.e., ACHA, NASW, Joint Commission, NHPCO,etc.).
  • Performs psychosocial assessments and makes appropriate referrals.
  • Assesses the psychosocial aspects of care for patients and their families as well as bereaved children, adults,and families in accordance with the Organization’spolicy.
  • Utilizes advanced practice social work skills to engage patients and families who are in crisis, exhibiting problems with coping, and/or who are at high risk for complicated psychosocial reactions.
  • Provides or makes referrals for appropriate patient/family counseling and initiation of case management interventions necessary for resolving issues and maintaining Plan of Care.
  • Empowers patients/families to negotiate with resource providers and make decisions on their own behalf.
  • Provides appropriate anticipatory grief and bereavement counseling and initiates interventions necessary for resolving problem issues and maintaining Plan of Care.
  • Maintains assessment and intervention documentation in a manner reflecting timeliness, completeness, accuracy, legibility, clarity of goal and appropriateness of intervention.
  • Evaluatesbereavement needs, including making condolence calls, evaluating risk and coordinating the Plan of Care.
  • Works with employees to coordinatethe provision of concrete services,to direct patient visits and attend interdisciplinary caremeetings.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

This position requires consent to drug and/or alcohol testing after a conditional offer of employment is made, as well as on-going compliance with the Drug-Free Workplace Policy.