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Oncology Social Worker FT/40HRS 

adzuna-us  |  United States  |  

United StatesS St Francis Dr, NM, 87508
Work Type:
Work Time:
Full Time


Description Provides a range of counseling, educational and case management services to Cancer Center patients and community groups.

Involved in program and educational development, crisis intervention and consultation for patients and staff members throughout the hospital.

May provide training and guidance to graduate students.

Functions as a team member with physicians, RN's, dosimetrist and radiation therapists.

Requirements EDUCATION: Master's Degree in Social Work or Master's Degree in Counseling SKILLS: Strong case management skills, interpersonal and assessment skills.

Understanding medical terminology and an ability to formulate counseling and case management plans in conjunction with the medical team.

Ability to work independently and lead and co-lead therapy and educational groups.

Strong crisis intervention skills for patients in emergency situations.

Flexibility with job assignments.

Competent computer skills for word processing and data collection CERTIFICATION/LICENSES: Current licensure as an LICSW in New Mexico and completes annual CEU's per licensing board.

EXPERIENCE: Five years of Social Work experience required.

Oncology experience preferred.

NATURE OF SUPERVISION: - Responsible to: Director, Cancer Center ENVIRONMENT: -Bloodborne Pathogen B Multiple simultaneous activities around patient care.

Exposure to infectious diseases and intermittent exposure to blood, excrements, odors and noise.

Work area has normal heat light and air.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Must be able to handle crisis situations.

Has knowledge of and uses good body mechanics.