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Oncology Counseling Specialist- days (Roanoke, VA, US, 24014)

Company: Carilion Clinic
Location: Roanoke
Posted on: September 14, 2023

Job Description:

How You'll Help Transform Healthcare: Provide therapeutic services to oncology patients and families at all levels of care within the scope of the therapist's license. Direct responsibility for program development and coordination of cancer counseling and education services within the oncology service. - -Provide individual counseling, resource navigation, support groups, across multiple scopes of care including Radiation Oncology, GYC-ONC, etc. - -Oncology counseling experience and an understanding of social services needs strongly preferred. -

  • Plans, develops, implements, and maintains a comprehensive oncology psychosocial counseling program to meet the needs of oncology patients and families.
  • Assists patients with advanced care planning such as disability, advanced directives and living wills.
  • Fosters relationships with medical staff who care for cancer and other patients including primary care, surgeons, oncologists, and other specialists. Provides information, encourages referrals, and maintains communication with these providers. Attends and actively participates in weekly physician peer review.
  • Provides initial assessment and short-term treatment to patients as they undergo cancer treatments.
  • Responds to the need for crisis intervention.
  • Provides initial screening for grant and Sunshine Fund recipients.
  • Serves as a psychosocial expert. Conducts and documents in EMR psychosocial issues which are accurate, thorough, and descriptive. Makes referrals as appropriate.
  • Participates as a member of the Oncology multi-disciplinary care team and collaborates to assist with patient's treatment, self-care, education, and support.
  • Attends meetings and supports the departmental QI program by tracking quality improvement initiatives focused on psychosocial and distress issues.
  • Required ccordinating and reporting member for the Commission on Cancer committee.
  • Utilizes background and skills to work cooperatively with Oncology Services, other professionals, and external community organizations and agencies to provide leadership and expertise for oncology psychosocial care and the care of other medical patients.
  • Acts as a patient advocate and is actively engaged in patient support groups and survivorship initiatives. What We Require: Education: Master's Degree in Social Work (from a school of social work accredited by the Council of Social Work Education) Experience: Must have met continuing education requirements from VA Board of Professional Health Regulatory Boards plus a minimum of two years post licensure experience required. Oncology specialization, experience, background, and interest working in a hospital environment preferred. Experience with program development, leadership, self-direction, and excellent communication skills preferred. - - Licensure, certification, and/or registration: LCSW, OSW-C preferred, or must be obtained within 3 years. Other Minimum Qualifications: Ability to work collaboratively with physicians, other health care providers, and management entities. About Carilion This is Carilion Clinic ... An organization where innovation happens, collaboration is expected and ideas are valued. A not-for-profit, mission-driven health system built on progress and partnerships. A courageous team that is always learning, never discouraged and forever curious. Headquartered in Roanoke, Va., you will find a robust system of award winning hospitals, Level 1 and 3 trauma centers, Level 3 NICU, Institute of Orthopedics and Neurosciences, multi-specialty physician practices, and The Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine and Research Institute. Carilion is where you can make your own path, make new discoveries and, most importantly, make a difference. Here, in a place where the air is clean, people are kind and life is good. Make your tomorrow with us. Requisition Number: 141765 - Employment Status: Full time - Location: Carilion Clinic Cancer Center - Shift: Day - Shift Details: 8:00-5:00 Recruiter: JASON A BISHOP - Recruiter Phone: 540-983-4039 - Recruiter Email: For more information, contact the HR Service Center at 1-800-599-2537. Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity Carilion Clinic is a drug-free workplace.

Keywords: Carilion Clinic, Roanoke , Oncology Counseling Specialist- days (Roanoke, VA, US, 24014), Healthcare , Roanoke, Virginia

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