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Oncology Supportive Care Social Worker - Bel Air, MD - Permanent / Full Time - Staff


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Title: Oncology Supportive Care Social Worker
Location: Bel Air, MD
Employment: Permanent / Full Time
Status: Open
Date Posted: 5 months ago5 months ago
Confirmed Open: yesterday
Employer Name: Upper Chesapeake Medical Center
Facility Type: Hospital / Acute Care Facility
Start Date: Tue, Aug 22, 2017
Shift: Open
Hours: Open
Contact: Contact employer directly

Oncology Supportive Care Social Worker

  • Certification Required
  • This position can be full time or part time.Responsibilities: Assists with planning, development, and implementation of the services provided by the Oncology Supportive Care Program. Performs individual and group counseling for patients/family with a cancer diagnosis. Provides crisis intervention and emotional support to cancer patients and their families. interacts with patient/family populations from all cultural ethnic and socio-economic backgrounds. Supervises the work of the volunteer staff to coordinate supportive services offered through the oncology Supportive Care Program. Proactively serves as resource to physicians and team members for the psychosocial management of a patient with a cancer diagnosis. Is an active member of the health care team and serves as a liaison/patient advocate between the patient, family and medical providers. Is an active participant in the Oncology Service Line committees and performance improvements activities.

    Qualifications: Master's Degree in Psychology, Counseling or Social Work. Current licensure or license eligible as a Clinical Social Worker or professional counselor through the Maryland Board of Social Work Examiners or other appropriate state licensing agency preferred. Professional certification must be maintained. 2-4 years clinical experience within a social work and/or clinical setting. Clinical experience assisting patients and families with adjusting to a cancer diagnosis or other chronic disease is preferred. The ability to address the specialized needs of children and adolescent family members of patients with cancer is preferred. Knowledge of group dynamics and group practice models is required. Oncology Certification (OSW-C) is preferred.

    Industry: Healthcare

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    4/15/17 4:44 AM
    Updated (4 months ago)
    SystemSystem1614375Status: New
    Specialty: Oncology Supportive Care Social Worker
    Location: Bel Air, MD
    Employment Type: Per Diem / Daily Contracting
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