SOCIAL WORKER- MSW ONCOLOGY

2 weeks ago
Requisition ID
2017-6573
# of Openings
1
Department
CANCER SUPPORT SERVICES
Baptist Hospital
Pensacola
Category (Portal Searching)
Social Services
Position Type
Full-Time
Schedule
Day Shift
Schedule Details
M-F

Overview

The Social Worker MSW - Onocology is responsible for coordinating outpatient support services for cancer patients and works in conjunction with the inpatient oncology social worker as needed in providing support. The Oncology Social Worker is responsible for providing a full range of psychosocial services including psychosocial assessment, treatment planning, therapeutic interventions, and resource referral. In addition, the Oncology Social Worker is responsible for assessment and monitoring of the oncology distress screening program, identifying and facilitating appropriate support groups as well as providing financial assistance and guidance to patients in relation to their oral medication needs and guidance for completing grant and pharmaceutical applications for assistance. The Oncology Social Worker participates as a hospital member in cancer related outreach activities and screenings and is responsible for assisting in meeting the American College of Surgeons standards as they deal with issues psychosocial care of the cancer patient and outreach.

 

The person in this position works under the general supervision and guidance of the cancer support services specialist. They are responsible for various shifts, including working nights and weekends as needed, and may be subject to over 40 hours per week and/or callback as required, and may also be required to remain on campus immediately before, during, and after severe weather and/or disasters.

Qualifications

  • Master’s Degree in Social Work is required  
  • Two years’ experience in clinical setting preferred
  • Possesses skills and knowledge base congruent with the Social Work Code of Ethics.
  • Ability to work well with all levels of personnel, professional and non-professional
  • Ability to assess the needs of patients and provide them personalized care
  • Ability to deal efficiently and effectively with a wide variety of individuals
  • Understanding of death, dying, and grief
  • Ability to communicate effectively and document information accurately

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