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Social Worker - Cancer Support & Registry Services

Job Title Social Worker - Cancer Support & Registry Services Req 29475 Department Cancer Registry & Support Services Date posted 01/04/2019 City Kirkland State WA Country US Shift Day Hours 1 - varies
Job Description

PER DIEM POSITION - Day Shift ONLY!  No Weekends-No Nights + 15% per diem premium

 Works in partnership with the Oncology program leadership and other health care professionals to assure continuity and coordination of care for adult patients and families. Services include, but are not limited to, consultation to patients / families regarding social, environmental, psychological, financial and cultural factors related to living with cancer, facilitation of groups, family conferences, one-to-one emotional support, supports continuity with the Care Management program and provides discharge consultation.

License, Certification, Education or Experience:

REQUIRED for the position:

Master's degree in Social Work

One of the following credentials is required:

Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker (LICSW)

Licensed Advanced Social Worker (LASW)

Social Worker Associate- need to obtain full licensure in one of the above two categories– within 4 years of graduation from MSW program.

2 years of social work experience in a hospital

Oncology setting preferred or community setting Age-specific or behavior-specific knowledge and experience in working with specific patient populations (i.e., children, elderly, those with emotional/behavioral dysfunction) relevant to area of assignment.

Oral and written language skills, visual and aural skills in order to effectively communicate ensure, and provide for patient needs, and to provide a legal record of this care.

Must have oral and written language skills, visual and aural skills in order to effectively communicate, and provide for patient needs and to provide a legal record of this care.

Accountability for professional practice, commitment to patient care, and commitment to uphold the Patient Bill of Rights

Current CPR Healthcare Provider certification is required at date of hire

Excellent organizational skills and be able to work well under stress

Excellent customer service and communication skills

Is self-directed and works well independently and as a team member

Current Washington State Diver's license and proof of insurability

 DESIRED for the position:

3 years of experience working in oncology, hospice, or grief services

Assumes daily case load which will include identification and coordination of cancer support resources, (including legal, financial and social support, living conditions, available care givers), discharge planning, referral to appropriate resources, psychosocial interventions (including significant history, sudden death for patient or family, coping with diagnosis or phase of illness, major illness, injury, or assault, and other support services.

Provides consultation to oncology clinical staff on the psychosocial aspects of a patient's care, and the services and resources to aid the patient.

Verbally and visually assesses the patient through interviews with the patient and/or family to gather necessary data about the patient's situation, stresses, functional status, financial system, and support systems.

Accountable for following the guidelines for attendance, punctuality and overall dependability. Accountable for effective performance and follow-through of all assigned responsibilities and for completing responsibilities within designated (or agreed upon) timeframes. Completes responsibilities in a manner consistent with organizational policy, goals and values.

Responsible for the "Accountabilities" associated with this position in support of the organization.

Performs other duties as assigned.

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