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Job ID: 59653
Location: Kinston, NC
Facility/Division: UNC Lenoir Health Care
Status: Full Time
Shift: Day Job
Become part of an inclusive organization with over 40,000 diverse employees, whose mission is to improve the health and well-being of the unique communities we serve.
As a Licensed Clinical Social Worker for UNC Health Lenoir Cancer Center, you will build relationships with our patients and their families in order to provide emotional support during their cancer journey as well as help access practical assistance and navigate community resources that ultimately improves the cancer patient’s treatment and recovery efforts. Within our Cancer Center, we offer a collegial work environment filled with a close-knit and caring team of staff that utilize respectful and open communication to successfully work together not only with our patients but with each other.
Completes clinical assessments of bio-psychosocial needs, provides information and short-term therapeutic counseling to patients and their families in relation to social, psychological, financial, and family situations. Assists in identification of barriers to care and provides cancer support resources to the patient and family.
KEY CUSTOMERS SERVED AND CUSTOMER RESPONSIBILITIES
Patients and families are served by providing social support services. Performs duties and conducts interpersonal relationships in a manner designed to project a positive image of the department and hospital. Ensures that contacts with physicians and other healthcare team members is friendly, helpful, and courteous.
o Masters of Social Work from a program accredited by the Council on Social Work Education is required.
o Background medical social worker preferred.
o LCSW (Licensed Clinical Social Worker).
o Preferred Oncology Social Worker -Certified (OSW-C).
Legal Employer:Lenoir Health
Entity: UNC Lenoir Health Care
Organization Unit: Cancer Center
Work Type: Full Time
Standard Hours Per Week: 40.00
Work Schedule: Day Job
Location of Job: US:NC:Kinston
Exempt From Overtime: Exempt: Not Applicable
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