Mar 20, 2022

Licensed Counselor - Palliative Care

  • BayCare Health System
  • Plant City, FL, USA

Job Description

Licensed Counselor - Palliative Care(

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BayCare is currently in search of our newest Licensed Counselor - Palliative Care who is passionate about providing outstanding customer service to our community. We are looking for an individual seeking a career opportunity with one of the largest employers within the Tampa Bay area.

The Licensed Counselor is a member of a collaborative practice model that includes patients, nurses, clinical resource coordinators, physicians, and other practitioners, caregivers, and the community.


  • Functions within an interdisciplinary team to assist with patient care.
  • Knowledgeable about disease, treatment, social and economic implications for individuals and families as it pertains to their age, stage of psychosocial development and discharge needs.
  • Pragmatic in approaching End of Life and ethical issues.
  • Possess a strong skill set to work in a high paced and challenging environment.

Required experience includes 6 month Internship in an acute care setting or 1 year social services in an acute health care setting.

Required education includes Masters in Social Work, Mental Health Counseling, or Community Counseling.

BayCare offers a competitive total reward package including benefits, paid time off, tuition reimbursement, 401k match and additional yearly contribution, yearly performance appraisals with merit increases, yearly team award bonus, community discounts and the chance to be part of an amazing team and a great place to work!


Certifications and Licensures

Required LCSW (Social Work)
Or LMHC (Mental Health)


Required Master's Social Work
Or Master's Mental Health
Or Master's Reference summary for details


Required 6 months Internship
Preferred Palliative Care
Or 1 year Reference summary for details

Specific Skills

Required Knowledge of regulatory standards appropriate to position
Required Work independently
Required Computer skills appropriate to position
Required Written and verbal communication skills
Required Customer service skills
Required Interpersonal skills
Required Critical thinking skills
Required Work with a team
Required Organizational skills



Primary Location

: FL-Plant City-South Florida Baptist Hospital
Schedule: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday


: Days
Shift Hours: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Weekend Work: None
On Call: No
Employment Status: ACTIVE FULL TIME

Does this position fall under CMS guidelines for COVID19 vaccine or exemption?” Yes

Equal Opportunity Employer Veterans/Disabled