The Social Worker offers social work intervention through direct treatment and provision or coordination of needed services to outpatients and/or their families experiencing psychosocial adjustment difficulties associated with illness, injury, disability, and related hospitalization. The primary goal of the intervention is to assist patients in achieving maximum physical and psychosocial functioning. The Social Worker participates in or provides professional education programs within the agency and community, provides supervision to social work interns, and may provide social work consultation to community agencies.
Temporary Position (durationapproximately 5 months)
Masters in Social Work degree
Clinical skills including mental health assessment acumen
LCSW or working toward LCSW or willingness to begin licensure process
OSW-C credentialed or eligible
Minimum of 5 years Oncology Social Work experience
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