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Unit Therapist - AdventHealth Orlando
Location Address: 601 E Rollins St, Orlando, FL 32803
Top Reasons to work at AdventHealth - Orlando
Located on a lush tropical campus, our flagship hospital, 1,368-bed AdventHealth Orlando
serves as the major tertiary facility for much of the Southeast, the Caribbean and South America
AdventHealth Orlando houses one of the largest Emergency Departments and largest cardiac catheterization labs in the country
We are already one of the busiest hospitals in the nation, providing service excellence to more than 32,000 inpatients and 125,000 outpatients each year
Work Hours/Shift: Full Time, Day Shift including weekend rotation
You Will Be Responsible For:
Demonstrates, through behavior, AdventHealth Orlando’s service standards.
Ability to communicate effectively with diverse populations
Ability to function in a stressful and fast-paced environment
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills that promote teamwork
Critical thinking and problem-solving skills
Knowledge of and ability to utilize in-house and community resources based on clinical need
Flexibility in prioritization
Ability to multitask
Ability to provide solution-focused theory, cognitive behavioral theory and systems theory
Ability to analyze complex technical data and complex interpersonal dynamics in brief time
Effective organizational skills
Skills in advocacy
Significant knowledge and understanding of availability of community and post-acute resources
Proficiency in the daily use of standard office equipment such as computer, phone, fax, copier etc. and skill in utilizing Microsoft Word and Outlook tools.
What You Will Need:
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:
Master’s in Counseling or Master’s in Social Work
LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION OR REGISTRATION REQUIRED:
State of Florida Licensed Mental Health Counselor, Licensed Clinical Social Worker or Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist
Registered Mental Health Counseling, Clinical Social Worker Intern or Marriage and Family Therapy
Under the general supervision of the Behavioral Health leader, in collaboration with the Social Work staff, works with the patient/family, physicians, interdisciplinary team and external agencies. The Unit Therapist is a licensed clinical professional (LMHC, LCSW or LMFT), and a key member of the Behavioral Health Treatment Team who ensures the patient’s progress along the continuum in an efficient, clinically and cost– effective manner. Utilizes expertise in clinical therapy and social work, patient/family assessment incorporating physical, psych-social, environmental, spiritual, and financial factors to facilitate clinical therapy services, help create a sound treatment plan and discharge plan to ensure proper interventions and post-discharge patient placement across the healthcare continuum and to maximize outcomes. Utilizes clinical/psychosocial assessment skills and crisis intervention techniques to expedite and support healthcare team’s work with patient/ family. The Unit Therapist, in collaboration with Social Work, is responsible for delivery of clinical services as well as identifying and initiating the most efficient discharge plan to expedite the patient transition to the next appropriate level of care and to reduce length of stay. This position is the organization’s expert in assessing and managing the patient’s clinical and psycho-social needs. The Unit Therapist educates the health care team and physicians about clinical and psycho-social issues and identified patient/family problems as well as recommends strategies to address these issues. 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.