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Social Worker (Non-ex) - Cancer Support Services (32 hours/week, Days)

Company: EvergreenHealth
Location: Kirkland
Posted on: March 15, 2023

Job Description:

Wage Range: $36.46 - $58.32 per hourPosted wage ranges represent the entire range from minimum to maximum. For jobs with more than one level, the posted range reflects the minimum of the lowest level and the maximum of the highest level. Some positions also offer additional premiums based on shift, certifications or degrees. Job offers are determined based on a candidate's years of relevant experience, level of education and internal equity.Day Shift Position - no nights and no weekendsJob Summary:Works in partnership with the Oncology program leadership and other health care professionals to ensure 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.Primary Dutes:1. 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.2. Provides consultation to oncology clinical staff on the psychosocial aspects of a patient's care, and the services and resources to aid the patient.3. 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.4. Performs other duties as assigned.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 Inpatient, Outpatient and/or Mental Health social work experience* 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.* 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 memberDESIRED for the position:*3 years of experience working in oncology, hospice, or grief servicesBenefit Information: Choices that care for you and your familyAt EvergreenHealth, we appreciate our employees' commitment and contribution to our success. We are proud to offer a suite of quality benefits and resources that are comprehensive, flexible, and competitive to help our staff and their loved ones maintain and improve health and financial well-being.* Medical, vision and dental insurance* On-demand virtual health care* Health Savings Account* Flexible Spending Account* Life and disability insurance* Retirement plans 457(b) and 401(a) with employer contribution)* Tuition assistance for undergraduate and graduate degrees* Federal Public Service Loan Forgiveness program* Paid Time Off/Vacation* Extended Illness Bank/Sick Leave* Paid holidays* Voluntary hospital indemnity insurance* Voluntary identity theft protection* Voluntary legal insurance* Pay in lieu of benefits premium program* Free parking* Commuter benefits* Cafeteria & Gift Shop DiscountView a summary of our total rewards available to you as an EvergreenHealth team member by clicking on the link below.2023 Benefits GuidePlease see job descriptionPI207341309

Keywords: EvergreenHealth, Kirkland , Social Worker (Non-ex) - Cancer Support Services (32 hours/week, Days), Healthcare , Kirkland, Washington

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