LPC or LCSW Oncology Clinical Social Worker, Psych-Oncology Services

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POST DATE 9/29/2019
END DATE 12/4/2019

Northside Hospital Atlanta, GA

Location
Atlanta, GA
AJE Ref #
584915116
Job Classification
Full Time
Job Type
Regular
Company Ref #
10153714
Experience
Entry Level (0 - 2 years)
Education
Bachelors Degree

JOB DESCRIPTION

POSITION DESCRIPTION
The Oncology Clinical Social Worker provides a wide variety of psychological and social work interventions to center s patients, families, and significant others. These services have been developed to remove any psychosocial barriers, which inhibit the treatment process. Provides support services to patients in order to meet the individual needs of the patients, to coordinate treatment, to assist the client with achieving the best possible functional level, to maximize symptom self-management and to enhancing quality of life and recovery. Provides crisis intervention, distress screening, risk assessments and connect patients to community resources. The Oncology Clinical Social Worker provides a wide variety of psychological and social work interventions to center s patients, families, and significant others. These services have been developed to remove any psychosocial barriers, which inhibit the treatment process. Provides support services to patients in order to meet the individual needs of the patients, to coordinate treatment, to assist the client with achieving the best possible functional level, to maximize symptom self-management and to enhancing quality of life and recovery. Provides crisis intervention, distress screening, risk assessments and connect patients to community resources. POSITION REQUIREMENTS
Required: Master s degree from an accredited program in Social Work, Psychology, Counseling or related mental health discipline with an emphasis on clinical experience. Three years experience past Master s in the mental health field. One year of experience working with oncology patients Licensed as a LCSW (Licensed Clinical Social Worker) or LPC (Licensed Professional Counselor) Must be CPR certified. Preferred: Prior clinical experience providing outpatient mental health or inpatient psychiatric services. Specialized training in cancer care through continued education and on the job experience

LICENSE/CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: Yes

WORK HOURS: 8a-4:30p, PRN

WEEKEND REQUIREMENTS: No

ON-CALL REQUIREMENTS: No

Northside Hospital is an Equal Opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation or protected veteran status.