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Social Worker Senior/UKHC

Lexington, KY 40507
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Job Title Social Worker Senior/UKHC
Requisition Number RE25327
Working Title Oncology Social Worker Senior
Department Name M3030:Cancer Clinic Services
Work Location Lexington, KY
Grade Level 10
Salary Range $46,675-78,499/year
Type of Position Staff
Position Time Status Full-Time
Required Education


Click here for more information about equivalencies: http://www.uky.edu/hr/employment/working-uk/equivalencies
Required Related Experience

No experience required.

Required License/Registration/Certification

Certified Social Worker (CSW)

Physical Requirements

Intermittent sitting at computer workstation for extended periods. Intermittent repetitive motion.


Monday – Friday 8:00 am – 5:00 pm

Job Summary

The department of Cancer Clinic Services seeks a Social Worker Senior to provide psychosocial oncology services to Markey Cancer Center ambulatory clinic patients and families. Facilitate education to patients and families regarding emotional and practical problems, services and support.
Will provide direct counseling and brief therapeutic interventions to patients and families. Assess, develop and refer to internal and external oncology and community resources. Assist with any potential barriers to treatment including medications, suicide assessment, end of life care discussions, financial and insurance assistance, education and referrals.
Respond to Markey Cancer Center distress screening as per protocol, perform distress screening contacts either in person or by telephone and provide education regarding available resources. Document all patient interactions accordingly.
Communicate with MCC staff to assist patients and families with need and follow patients through continuum of care. Participate in research and analysis of data as appropriate; provide education on appropriateness and availability of goods and services to benefit patients, families and enterprise.

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities

Multi-tasking, knowledge of community resources, ability to work independently and as part of a team, efficient time management skills, flexibility, experience working in a patient centered environment

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? No
Preferred Education/Experience

Master’s of Social Work plus CSW plus one or more years in a health care setting.

Deadline to Apply 11/22/2020
University Community of Inclusion

The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.


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Posted: 2020-11-16 Expires: 2020-12-16

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