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Social Worker Trauma

Company: Ocala Health
Location: Ocala
Posted on: October 14, 2021

Job Description:


SHIFT: Days (rotating weekends)
SCHEDULE: Full-time

Social Worker (LCSW) - Trauma / Emergency Department



The Trauma Social Worker is responsible for patient psychosocial needs of the emergency room and trauma patients. Provides emotional support, psychosocial assessment, counseling, crisis intervention and discharge planning services to patients and families.  Responsible for all other Social Worker discharge planning needs and collaboration with team members for appropriate referrals to community resources and discharge needs. Assists patients and caregivers with end of life issues, from advance directives to grief support. Engage in community outreach and program development to support patient and caregiver needs.



  • Masters degree in Social Work (MSW) required
  • Florida Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) required
  • Advanced social worker skills required; including, but not limited to: empathy, sensitivity to cultural and ethnic diversity, advocacy, communication, and crisis intervention
  • Knowledgeable about internal, community, and post-acute care resources required
  • Prior acute care trauma social work experience strongly desired



  • Demonstrates knowledge and application of intermediate patient care, to include vital signs
  • Participates in the unit based Quality Improvement process
  • Practices, endorses, and provides customer service skills to patients, visitors, physicians and staff
  • Demonstrates knowledge and respect of patient's right to privacy and protection of patient's confidentiality
  • Monitors and documents information regarding patient assessments, treatment plan, and counseling as required
  • Regular, punctual, and dependable attendance
  • Ability to communication with administration, staff, physicians, patients, and family, at all levels
  • Knowledge of body substance isolation
  • Ability to use a computer and calculator
  • Ability to listen, empathize, and respond to patient, family, internal and external partner's needs
  • Ability to work as part of a team: must be able to work well with others to achieve common goals


Ocala Health encompasses Ocala Regional Medical Center, a 288-bed facility located in the heart of Ocala, and West Marion Community Hospital, a 186-bed hospital located in west Marion County, Summerfield ER, a freestanding emergency department located in southern Marion County, Maricamp ER, a freestanding emergency department located on Maricamp Road in Ocala, and Trailwinds Village ER, a freestanding emergency department located on 466A in Wildwood. Ocala Regional Medical Center is a Level II Trauma Center and the region’s only Comprehensive Stroke Center. The hospitals offer a host of other quality and award winning services including orthopedic care and joint replacement, robotic surgery, cardiac and vascular services including open heart surgery and interventional procedures, emergency, neurological and rehabilitation services, and bariatric surgery. Ocala Health has the only Commission on Cancer approved cancer center in Marion County. Ocala Health's outpatient facilities include Family Care Specialists, a primary care network of six locations throughout Marion County; Advanced Imaging Centers; a freestanding Wound and Hyperbaric Center; a Senior Wellness Community Center; and three surgical and physician specialty practices.


We are committed to providing our employees with the support they need. We offer an array of medical, dental, and vision packages as well as several add-on perks to make your benefits package truly customizable to you and your family needs.

Some of our unique benefits we offer include:

  • Student Loan Repayment
  • Tuition Reimbursement/Assistance Programs
  • Paid Personal Leave
  • 401k (100% annual match – 3% to 9% of pay based on years of service)
  • Identity Theft Protection discounts
  • Auto, Home, and Life Insurance options
  • Adoption Assistance
  • Employee Stock Purchase Program (ESPP)


An EEO/AA Employer M/F/V/D




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Keywords: Ocala Health, Ocala , Social Worker Trauma, Other , Ocala, Florida

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