MD Anderson Cancer Center Social Work Counselor-2:15pm-11:15pm in Houston, Texas
The mission of the Department of Social Work at MD Anderson Cancer Center is to help patients and their families cope with the diagnosis of cancer and to eliminate psychosocial complications as significant barriers to care in Texas, the nation and the world through outstanding integrated programs in patient care, research, education and prevention.
This is an onsite Monday-Friday position working from 2:15pm-11:15pm.
Provide comprehensive biopsychosocial assessment and counseling services to individuals, families and groups. Supports compliance with treatment protocols, advance care planning and assists with resource linkage as a part of a multidisciplinary healthcare team.
Conducts biopsychosocial assessments using appropriate diagnostic criteria to recommend, facilitate, and implement interventions for a comprehensive treatment plan.
Uses counseling techniques, resource knowledge and linkage throughout the disease trajectory, including end of life, survivorship and bereavement.
Participates in continuity of care and/or discharge planning. Facilitates advance care planning.
Documents patient care activity in institutional electronic healthcare record in accordance with departmental documentation policy.
Courtesy: Is respectful and courteous to each other at all times
Friendliness/Teamwork: Promotes and rewards teamwork and inclusiveness; Is sensitive to the concerns of our patients and our co-workers
Reliability: Communicates frequently, honestly and openly
Reliability: Anticipates needs of customers and proactively communicates to interested parties
Accountability: Holds self and others accountable for practicing our values
Safety: Notices a safety concern and brings it to someone's attention; Models safe behaviors (wears badge, washes hands, keeps work area clean and orderly)
Responsiveness: By his/her actions, creates an environment of trust; Encourages learning, creativity and new ideas
Responsiveness: Demonstrates openness to ideas expressed by others; supports and participates in developmental efforts
Personal Leadership/Self-Initiative: Takes initiative to identify and solve problems with others; Seeks personal growth and enables others to do so
Required: Master's degree in Social Work (MSW or MSSW) from an accredited program approved by the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE).
LICENSURE: One of the following issued by the state of Texas: Licensed Master Social Worker (LMSW) Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW).
It is the policy of The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center to provide equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other basis protected by institutional policy or by federal, state or local laws unless such distinction is required by law. http://www.mdanderson.org/about-us/legal-and-policy/legal-statements/eeo-affirmative-action.html
Requisition ID: 136835
Employment Status: Full-Time
Employee Status: Regular
FLSA: non-exempt, eligible for overtime, and is subject to the provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA)
Work Week: Evenings, Weekends
Fund Type: Hard
Pivotal Position: No
Minimum Salary: US Dollar (USD) 50,800
Midpoint Salary: US Dollar (USD) 63,500
Maximum Salary : US Dollar (USD) 76,200
Science Jobs: No