Clinical Social Worker | Family Medicine

UF Health Shands Hospital   Gainesville, FL   Full-time     Social Service
Posted on July 26, 2022
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The Clinical Social Worker provides and coordinates psychosocial and behavioral services to the clinic’s patients. They assess, plan, implement and monitor a plan of care for the clinic’s patients. This is done in collaboration with other members of the medical team, i.e., physicians (faculty and residents), nurses, pharmacists, staff and students. Works with the care team in an outpatient clinic during business hours Monday through Friday to identify and, when possible, advocate for the patient. Works to provide direct services, resources and counseling that a patient/client needs for safe and effective daily living and medical care, including post-discharge transitions back to home and transitions from home to long-term care facilities. Provides his/her expertise in a crisis intervention situation and assesses for potential abuse/neglect of vulnerable patients.

Job Opening Qualifications

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements:

  • Master's degree in Social Work (MSW) required from an institution accredited by the Council on Social Work Education.
  • Recent clinical experience applicable to the designated population served.
  • Experience in a health care setting preferred.


  • Valid LCSW in the state of Florida.
  • Professional certification in specialty area required.



Minimum Pay Rate - Hourly: $22.95
Midpoint Pay Rate - Hourly: $32.18