Performs intake and psycho-social assessments on patients and families and provides psychotherapy to patients and families coping with substance use and mental health disorders.
Maintains comprehensive community resources and networks to assist patients and families as they transition back to the community
Completes daily workflow and processes as assigned by the clinical manager or designee, ensuring all tasks are executed in accordance with federal, state and local standards, as well as, departmental protocols, AdventHealth Policies and Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs)
Facilitates age appropriate therapeutic groups on residential unit and IOP in accordance with department standard/protocol.
Provides family therapy as indicated for patients on residential unit and IOP in accordance with department standard/protocol
Conducts daily clinical rounding and individual therapy sessions for patients in accordance with department standard/protocol
Collaborates with the multi-disciplinary team in establishing/documenting psycho-social determinants to attainment of safe discharges to ensure each patient has completed discharge plans as indicated upon release from the program.
Provides daily documentation of clinical and case management services in accordance with department standard/protocol
Performs discharge planning/post-acute care coordination
Maintains professional competency by participating in continuing education and appropriate learning experiences, both internally and externally. Attends pertinent conferences and seminars regarding clinical social work and behavioral health. Applies local, state, and federal programs to assist with appropriate referrals and coordination of post-acute care
Participates in the development of programs to support patients and families dealing with substance use and behavioral health disorders.
Acts as patient advocate for patient needs within the community.
Participates with the interdisciplinary team in developing and implementing a clinical treatment plan.
Follows up with patients in post-acute environment to ensure compliance with discharge plan post hospitalization
Performs additional duties as assigned or directed to ensure the smooth operation of the department.
What You Will Need:
Masterâ™s Degree in Mental Health Counseling or related field eligible for licensure in the state of Florida
Masterâ™s Degree in Social Work
Two-yearsâ™ clinical experience working with substance use and behavioral health disorder patients.
Experience working with substance use and mental health disorders
LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION, OR REGISTRATION REQUIRED:
State of Florida Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC) OR
State of Florida Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW)
The Substance Use Disorder (SUD) Therapist is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC) or Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) who is key member of the healthcare team working with patients and their families to help manage the difficulties of substance use and behavioral health. The therapist utilizes therapeutic skills to assess patients for psycho-social and economic barriers that interfere with the attainment of their healthcare goals. The therapist works closely with care managers, physicians, nursing staff, and spiritual support for patients and families with counseling services, crisis intervention, patient and parent/spouse coping, bereavement, and substance use issues for continuity of care within the AdventHealth System. Actively participates in outstanding customer service and accepts responsibility in maintaining relationships that are equally respectful to all.
AdventHealth Greater Orlando (formerly Florida Hospital) is one of the largest faith-based health care providers in the United States. For 150 years, we have carried on a tradition of providing whole-person care that not only addresses patients' physical ailments, but also supports their emotional and spiritual well-being. We demonstrate the same level of compassion and care for our employees as well, doing all that we can to help them realize their full potential – both personally and professionally.