Oncology Counseling Specialist- days (Roanoke, VA, US, 24014)
Company: Carilion Clinic
Posted on: September 14, 2023
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
- 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
- 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: JABishop1@carilionclinic.org 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.
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