Job Title: Clinical Social Worker – Oncology Outpatients & Integrative Oncology
UCLA Title: Clinical Social Worker, Level II or III (depending on qualifications)
Job No.: H45732
Work Hours: M - F 8am - 5pm
Work Location: Simms/Mann-UCLA Center for Integrative Oncology,
Minimum Salary: $31.82 / $5537 (for CSWIII)
Maximum Salary: $38.03 / $6617 (for CSWIII)
Contact Info: Marcia Britvan, Administrator, 310-794-1923; firstname.lastname@example.org
Function as part of a multi-disciplinary team member for the Simms/Mann -
Master's degree in social work. Licensure from California Board of Behavioral Sciences preferred. Knowledge of and skill in dealing with psychosocial and quality of life issues that arise in individuals with cancer and their social networks. Knowledge of the biology of cancer and the current standard treatments at all phases of disease and the implications for psychosocial care. Skill in assessing psychosocial needs through interview and assessment tools. Skills, knowledge and ability to develop and deliver psychosocial interventions (individual, group and family) in a medical setting. Knowledge of loss and grief. Familiarity with community resources and how to refer patients to them. Demonstrated computer and Internet facility. Interpersonal skills to work with a variety of types of patients, physicians and staff. Ability to provide a warm and caring attitude with patients and staff. Ability to share on-call responsibilities with other Center clinicians and to work some evening hours. Interpersonal skills oriented toward working as part of a team, yet having a high degree of independence. Ability to transmit information to others through written and verbal communication, e.g., in therapeutic situations, staff meetings, or clinical supervision of interns. Preferred: Oncology social work experience highly desirable.
CSWII will be license eligible, having completed hours of supervised training and all post MSW requirements. CSWIII will already be licensed. CSWIII will have prior experience in a medical environment and/or with cancer patients.