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Social Worker MSW Behavioral Medicine

Job ID: 475
Posting Date: Jul 2, 2022
Shift: Day
Work Environment: On Site
Job Family: Clinical Professional
FTE: PRN (As Needed)
Location: Pensacola, FL

Job Description

The Social Worker II is responsible for providing a full range of social work services including psychosocial assessment, treatment planning, therapeutic interventions, complex discharge planning, crisis intervention, referral and resource referral. This position assists the patient and family transition to the next appropriate level of care. Under the general direction of the case management director of social services, and in collaboration with case managers, physicians and healthcare team members, evaluates and implements treatment regime for designated psychiatric patient population. This position is well versed in patient's rights regarding care, privacy, safety, confidentiality of medical records, and the Baker Act.


"Takes initial history, prepares psychosocial evaluation and care plans, including management of risk. Provides services to specific patient population Assists in the development of protocols for specific psychiatric patient population. Completes assessment of patients and support systems in order to facilitate the most appropriate and timely transition plan.Assist in other duties as assigned to support the operational needs of the department and organization. May be required to remain on campus immediately before, during, and after severe weather and/or disasters."


  • Master's Degree in Social Work from an accredited school required
  • Two years' experience in clinical setting required
  • Possesses skills and knowledge base congruent with the Social Work Code of Ethics.
  • Ability to communicate effectively and document information accurately
  • Demonstrates the knowledge and ability to perform the tasks listed on the competencies list as prescribed by the department.

About Us

Baptist Health Care is a not-for-profit health care system committed to improving the quality of life for people and communities in northwest Florida and south Alabama. The organization includes three hospitals, four medical parks, Andrews Institute for Orthopaedic & Sports Medicine, and an extensive primary and specialty care provider network. With more than 4,000 team members, Baptist Health Care is one of the largest non-governmental employers in northwest Florida.
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