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Licensed Clinical Social Worker

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Division/Department: Nursing
Location: Somerset, NJ
Job Title: Licensed Clinical Social Worker
Reports to: Director, Patient Care Services
Type of position: Full-time

GENERAL DESCRIPTION
Provide supportive counseling and coordination of social services to ensure that patients receive the emotional, psychological & financial support needed to sustain radiation therapy at ProCure. Assists in meeting the overall goals of the multidisciplinary oncology team caring for the patients and their care givers.

RESPONSIBILITIES
• Provide counseling and mediation support services to patients and their families while on treatment at ProCure.
• Identify and assist patient with resources for appropriate grants and social service referrals.
• Collaborate with nurses and physicians to identify the needs of global patients and their families.
• Identify high risk patients with an emphasis on pediatric patients to meet their needs while ensuring that the patient receives the highest level of care and support.
• Help patients identify barriers to care for treatments and the steps required to ensure a positive clinical relationship between the patient and ProCure staff/physicians.
• Mitigate risk by ensuring policies and procedures are aligned with prevailing social work practice and the patient’s right to privacy.
• Collaborate with other social workers at other hospitals to coordinate the emotional care of the patient to bridge the relationship between ProCure and other health care facilities.
• Build rapport with patients and their families and relay all concerns to the Nurse Manager.
• Refer any staff related issues to the Director, Patient Care Services/RT Supervisors or Director of Human Resources.

WORK EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS
• 2-3 years + clinical social work experience in outpatient/inpatient medical facility
• Bilingual preferred

REQUIRED SKILLS AND ABILITIES
• Excellent listening, communication & interpersonal skills
• Solid problem solving skills to develop practical and innovative solutions
• Possess compassion and empathy for patients and care givers
• Expertise in managing stress associated with taking care of oncology patients
• Experience with EMR’s
• Ability to maintain records, prepares reports and compose correspondences

COMPETENCIES
• Problem Solving/Conflict Resolution
• Time Management
• Creativity/Innovation
• Organization Management
• Interpersonal Communication Skills

EDUCATION/DEGREE
• Master’s Degree in Social Work
• Valid and current LCSW license


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