Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Palliative Care, Full Time/Days, Baptist Beaches

Date Posted: Apr 22, 2022

Status: Full-Time

Shift Details: Days

Job Summary

Baptist Medical Center is looking to add a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in our Palliative Care Department at Baptist Beaches. This is a Full-time day's opportunity. 

In this fast pace work environment you will assist patients and families with serious or complex illness in preparedness planning and advance directives to determine goals of care. This role provides an interdisciplinary approach and works collaboratively with our palliative medical group, discharge planners and other specialists. 

As a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, you will be responsible for:

  • Assessing psychosocial needs of patients and family members to provide services that enhance patient functioning, emotional well-being, and continued access to resources in the community
  • Developing care plans for patients with serious illness requiring complex care to ensure collaboration between a multi-disciplinary team.
  • Providing clinical consultation and updating care teams
  • Facilitating family meetings focusing on supportive counseling, guidance, education, advocacy, and coordination of hospital and community based social services
  • Facilitating goals of care discussions with patients and family including advance directives and exploring goals at end of life.
  • Assesses coping, support systems, and provides appropriate interventions and resources to support patients and their families.
  • Providing education on differences between palliative medicine and hospice care.

**This role requires an active Clinical Social Workers License (LSCW) in the state or Florida. ACHP-SW certification is preferred but not required.

This Licensed Clinical Social Worker will be located at Baptist Beaches. If you are interested in this Full-time day's opportunity, please apply now.

In keeping with our mission and core values, Baptist is requiring that all team members complete their COVID-19 vaccine series or obtain a medical or religious exemption by 11/15/2021 or at time of hire after this date.

Education Required

Master's Degree

Education Preferred

Master's Degree


  • 1-2 years Social Work Experience
  • Case Management Experience

License and Certification

  • Licensed Clinical Social Worker Required


Baptist Beaches
1350 13th Avenue South
Jacksonville Beach, Florida, 32250

Location Overview

Baptist Health, founded in 1955, is North Florida’s most comprehensive healthcare system and the area’s only non-profit, mission-driven, locally governed healthcare provider. Our five nationally accredited hospitals, with 1,154 beds, include Baptist Medical Center Jacksonville; Wolfson Children’s Hospital; Baptist Medical Center Beaches; Baptist Medical Center Nassau and Baptist Medical Center South as well as Baptist Clay Medical Campus, which has a 24-hour freestanding Emergency Center. The most preferred healthcare system in the region, Baptist Health also includes 45 primary care offices, as well as home health, behavioral health, pastoral care, rehabilitation services, occupational health and urgent care.