Ascension Health Social Worker -Palliative Care / Palliative Care / Sacred Hrt Hosp Pensacola / FT Day in Pensacola, Florida

Job ID: 244664

Social Worker -Palliative Care / Palliative Care / Sacred Hrt Hosp Pensacola / FT Day

Pensacola, Florida


Additional Job Information

Title: Social Worker -Palliative Care

City, State: Pensacola,FL

Location: Sacred Hrt Hosp Pensacola

Department: Palliative Care 001

Additional Job Details: Full-Time,Day

Marketing Statement

Thank you for your interest in Northwest Florida’s leading health care provider – Sacred Heart Health System.

Northwest Florida is a growing, family-oriented community, offering a mild climate, year-round recreational opportunities and beautiful sugar-white beaches along the warm waters of the Gulf of Mexico.

As part of Ascension – the largest non-profit health system in the U.S. and the world’s largest Catholic health system – Sacred Heart offers competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package. Our associates consistently give high ratings to their workplace engagement and leadership’s support for their well-being.

Sacred Heart was founded by the Daughters of Charity in 1915. While our technology has improved dramatically and the buildings have grown and expanded, our commitment to the mission remains steadfast: to provide excellent health care to all people, with special attention to the poor and vulnerable. For our more than 100-year history, we have been blessed with talented associates who believe in our mission and are dedicated to serving our patients and families.

Sacred Heart Health System includes hospital campuses in Pensacola, Miramar Beach and Port St. Joe, Florida, as well as The Studer Family Children’s Hospital at Sacred Heart – Northwest Florida’s only children’s hospital – and Sacred Heart Medical Group, the largest network of primary care and specialty physicians in Northwest Florida. In affiliation with the University of Florida, Sacred Heart offers the region’s only kidney transplant program, as well as physician residency programs to train the next generation of doctors in internal medicine, pediatrics and obstetrics/gynecology.

To learn more about Sacred Heart Health System, visit .

Job Description

Job Summary:

Applies specialized clinical knowledge and advanced clinical skills in the areas of assessment, diagnosis, and treatment of mental, emotional, behavioral and developmental disorders, conditions and addictions.


  • Administers and interprets tests and measures of psychosocial functioning for the purpose of diagnosing mental, emotional, behavioral, addictive and developmental disorders and disabilities.

  • Develops and implements appropriate assessment-based treatment plan.

  • Consults with team managers, statutory and voluntary agencies and patient's relatives to ensure compliance with patient's treatment plan.

  • Provides crisis-oriented psychotherapy as well as short-term and long-term psychotherapy and psychotherapeutic treatment.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.



  • Required Credential(s):

  • Certified Advanced Practice Social Worker specializing in Hospice/Palliative Care credentialed from the National Association of Social Workers obtained within 24 Months (2 years) of hire date or job transfer date.


  • Master's Level Degree

  • Master's degree in Social Work required.

Work Experience:

  • Three years of experience as a Social Worker or one year of experience as a Social Worker in a relevant healthcare setting required.

  • Experience and training in Palliative Care preferred.

How To Apply

If you are interested in joining the Sacred Heart Health System Team, please apply by completing an online application.

For questions or assistance with completing the online application, please contact Ascension candidate care at 855-778-6037.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Sacred Heart Health System is an equal opportunity employer.

Please note that Ascension will make an offer of employment only to individuals who have applied for a position using our official application. Be on alert for possible fraudulent offers of employment. Ascension will not solicit money or banking information from applicants.

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