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Clinical Social Worker

Company: Reid Hospital & Health Care Services
Location: Richmond
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

Overview

Provides social work services including assessment, intervention, and education to meet the psychosocial needs of patients of any age, and/or their family / significant other. The social worker will identify and provide therapeutic interventions necessary to meet holistic needs, or make appropriate referrals. This position may travel to Potential travel to clinic outreach locations in Connersville, IN and Hagerstown, IN.

Responsibilities

  • Provides social work services to patients within the Oncology Program using a combination of individual, family, group and community work skills. Conducts a psychosocial assessment of patients and provides services according to identified needs.
  • Works as part of a multi-disciplinary team along with physician, nursing staff, chaplain, and other health care professionals and the patients and families in developing and implementing an appropriate plan of care.
  • Maintains contact with referring agencies and with community resources used for referral.
  • Maintains confidentiality and other ethical standards consistent with NASW, hospital policy, and applicable laws. Participates within the Oncology Program's Cancer Committe Demonstrates principles of CARE Program (Courtesy, Attitude, Respect, Enthusiasm) in all interactions with patients, families, visitors, physicians, and fellow workers.

Qualifications

Education Required:

  • Currently certified or eligible for certification in Indiana as a licensed Social Worker (LSW) of Certified Clinical Social Worker (LCSW or LMSW).
  • LSW licensed or eligible for licensure in Ohio as a qualified LSW (Licensed Social Worker).

Experience Required:

  • Experience and/or knowledge of health care service delivery system helpful.
  • Able to understand and communicate effectively in person and on the telephone to all clients, caregivers and agencies. Speaks clearly and have volume sufficient for hearing impaired.
  • Willing to sit for AOSW certification exam.
  • Has experience or is willing to learn aspects of support groups an survivorship programs for Oncology program
  • Has experience of is willing to learn needs of Oncology Patients.
  • Must be able to read, write and speak English.
  • Personal skills, Aptitudes, and Qualities: Must maintain a high degree of confidentiality, and handle situations in a diplomatic and tactful manner. Must be able to function independently and as a member of the team. Demonstrates initiative and leadership in addressing patient needs, treatment and goals for both patient and family.
  • Good communication skills are a must. Empathetic interest in the psychosocial needs of the Oncology population. Must have qualities of sensitivity, awareness and empathy and has awareness of personal limitations.

Schedule Details

Salaried.

Keywords: Reid Hospital & Health Care Services, Dayton , Clinical Social Worker, Other , Richmond, Ohio

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