Master Social Worker (MSW)- Radiation Oncology

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MidMichigan Health
Master Social Worker (MSW)- Radiation Oncology
Department: Radiation Oncology
Schedule: Part-time
Shift: Days
Hours: 8 hours/day 40 hours/pay period
Position Summary: Responsible for the delivery of social work services inclusive of outpatient oncology populations across the continuum of care for MidMichigan Health System. Services will be in collaboration with other members of the healthcare team. The social worker is responsible for assessing the patient's psycho-social-spiritual needs, educating and counseling, along with planning, coordinating and implementing care across the continuum of care.
Knowledge of social work as normally acquired through completion of a Master''s Degree in Social Work from an accredited college or university.
Licensure as a Master's Social Worker in the State of Michigan (or actively working towards). Limited License MSW employees must be actively working to obtain full licensure. These employees must pass licensing exam within two years of eligibility and work 4,000 hours supervised by LMSW.
Training and experience, and/or demonstrated competency in casework principles, including diagnosis, assessment, crisis intervention, treatment and transition planning; techniques in individual, family and group therapy; awareness of community resources, public assistance and entitlement programs, ensuring transition to appropriate levels of care; and issues relating to age and stage of development, special needs and cultural patterns of the patient populations being served. Experience with Oncology patients is preferred.
Knowledge of medical social work practices, processes and procedures as normally acquired through three years' experience working in a hospital (preferred), social agency or community organization dealing with physical and/or mental health and/or welfare.
Interpersonal skills needed to communicate successfully with individuals and groups and interact with people at all levels to communicate ideas and concepts in a clear and understandable manner.
Adherence to the National Association of Social Workers' Code of Ethics.
Membership in at least one professional organization (i.e. NASW, SSWLHC-MI Chapter, national SSWLHC, etc.) preferred.
Mandatory Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) training must be completed annually according to the Exposure Control Plan.
Work Location:Midland, Alma, and Bay City
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