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Facility Name
ORLANDO, FL 32821 US (Primary)
Career Area
Social Worker
Job Description

Central Florida Behavioral Hospital is a 126-bed, private psychiatric center located in Orlando, FL.  Central Florida Behavioral Hospital offers a full continuum of care including inpatient treatment services for children, adolescents and adults; and partial hospitalization, intensive out-patient and ECT services for adults. 

Director of Social Services

The Director of Social Services has the overall responsibility for managing, coordinating, supervising, evaluating and implementing treatment programs and the delivery of services in an effective manner for all of the In-Patient Programs.  The Medical Director supervises the clinical aspects and responsibilities of the Director of Social Services.  The Chief Executive Officer supervises the administrative and day-to-day functions of the Director of Social Services. 

 Essential Job Duties:

  • Oversees activities directly related to the provision of the treatment programs for the hospital
  • Directs and coordinates the activities of the facility treatment services departments.
  • Directs, supervises and evaluates the work activities of the Out Patient Program Manager, Lead Treatment Coordinator, Treatment Coordinators and Activity Therapists.
  • Develops and implements actions to meet financial goals, reduce costs and improve departmental efficiency and effectiveness
  • Reviews and monitors work schedules, work hours and staffing plans of the treatment services departments.
  • Establishes and implements department goals, objectives, policies and procedures, conferring with Senior Management, other Department Heads and staff members, as necessary.
  • Ensures the facility, is at all times, in compliance with licensing and regulatory agencies, covering the provision of care and treatment program systems.
  • Determines staffing requirements, interviews, hires and trains employees, manages Staff’s performance, and documents performance issues.
  • Determines staffing requirements, interviews, hires and trains employees, manages Staff’s performance, and documents performance issues.
  • Coaches and counsels staff, when appropriate, to maintain or improve performance.
  • Develops, implements and revises, as necessary, organizational policies and procedures for the treatment services departments.
  • Develops and implements long and short-term facility projects, goals and objectives for the treatment services departments
  • Serves on facility committees and attends meetings, as assigned.

Social Work functions may include the following functions:

  • Psychosocial assessment of newly admitted patients
  • developing an update or detailed re-assessment of the patient
  • High-social risk case finding
  • Contact with family and others significant in the patient’s life
  • Patient and family education
  • Support and advocacy,
  • Provide coordination/liaison with community-based social and mental health agency(ies) regarding the pre-admission status of the patient

This opportunity offers the following:

  • Challenging and rewarding work environment
  • Growth and Development Opportunities within UHS and its Subsidiaries
  • Competitive Compensation
  • Excellent Medical, Dental, Vision and Prescription Drug Plan
  • 401k plan with company match


One of the nation’s largest and most respected hospital companies, Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS) has built an impressive record of achievement and performance. Steadily growing from a startup to an esteemed Fortune 500 corporation, UHS today has annual revenue nearing $10 billion. In 2017, UHS was recognized as one of the World’s Most Admired Companies by Fortune; ranked #276 on the Fortune 500, and listed #275 in Forbes inaugural ranking of America’s Top 500 Public Companies.

Our operating philosophy is as effective today as it was 40 years ago: Build or acquire high quality hospitals in rapidly growing markets, invest in the people and equipment needed to allow each facility to thrive, and become the leading healthcare provider in each community we serve.

Headquartered in King of Prussia, PA, UHS has more than 81,000 employees and through its subsidiaries operates more than 320 acute care hospitals, behavioral health facilities and ambulatory centers in the United States, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands and the United Kingdom.


*UHS is a registered trademark of UHS of Delaware, Inc., the management company for Universal Health Services, Inc. and a wholly-owned subsidiary of Universal Health Services, Inc. Universal Health Services, Inc. is a holding company and operates through its subsidiaries including its management company, UHS of Delaware, Inc. All healthcare and management operations are conducted by subsidiaries of Universal Health Services, Inc. To the extent any reference to "UHS or UHS facilities" on this website including any statements, articles or other publications contained herein relates to our healthcare or management operations it is referring to Universal Health Services' subsidiaries including UHS of Delaware. Further, the terms "we," "us," "our" or "the company" in such context similarly refer to the operations of Universal Health Services' subsidiaries including UHS of Delaware. Any employment referenced in this website is not with Universal Health Services, Inc. but solely with one of its subsidiaries including but not limited to UHS of Delaware, Inc.

UHS is not accepting unsolicited assistance from search firms for this employment opportunity. Please, no phone calls or emails. All resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at UHS via-email, the Internet or in any form and/or method without a valid written search agreement in place for this position will be deemed the sole property of UHS. No fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by UHS as a result of the referral or through other means.






Job Requirements

Job Requirements:

  • A Masters Degree in Social Work
  • Five (5) years experience working with mentally ill patients and emotionally disturbed populations, which preferable would include children, adolescents and adults
  • Two (2) years experience in clinical and administrative supervision
  • Current licensure by the State of Florida as a Clinical Social Worker (LCSW)
  • Excellent communication skills, ability to maintain effective working relationships, inter-departmentally, intra-departmentally, and with the medical staff
  • Demonstrates the ability to organize, delegate and role model management of the Social Services Team 
  • Proficiency with Excel and Word is required
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