HOSPITAL CORPORATION OF AMERICA Social Worker MSW Cancer Support Services FT Days in Kansas City, Missouri
Job Code: 09727-54649 Full-time No Weekends At Research Medical Center, above all else, we are committed to the care and improvement of human life. Located in beautiful Kansas City, Missouri, Research Medical Center embodies the mission and heart of Company Midwest Health. We are recognized as a healthcare leader due to our skilled, compassionate and dedicated doctors and nurses. To ensure that we exceed our patients health care needs, we staff over 700 doctors who represent 29 medical specialties.Several of our renowned programs, including Level I Trauma, Sarah Cannon Cancer Care, Grossman Burn Center, Kidney and Pancreas Transplant Institute, Heart Care, Neuroscience Institute and Women s Care Center, feature advanced technological resources used to diagnose and treat patients. Whether your healthcare needs are urgent and critical or simply routine and preventative, our advanced capabilities allow us to be one of the most comprehensive hospitals in the Kansas City region. RESEARCH MEDICAL CENTER is currently looking for a SOCIAL WORKER MSW - CANCER SUPPORT SERVICES - FT DAYS RESPONSIBILITIES: * The Oncology Social Worker MSW will act as liaison with physicians and nurses on staff, other social services staff, ancillary staff, and other medical and support personnel involved in the care of the cancer patient. * This would include inpatient visits and discharge follow up, monthly support group activities, crisis intervention, marketing, and coordinating utilization of community resources. * The Oncology Social Worker provides psychosocial services to patients, families and significant others facing the impact of a diagnosis of cancer. * The scope of services includes clinical practice, education, and administration. * Creates, organizes, and oversees new and existing supportive and educational offerings which enhance patient s well-being and quality of life. QUALIFICATIONS: * Graduate degree in Social Work from a school accredited by the Council on Social Work Education. * Minimum of one 1 year of hospital Social Work experience is preferred. * Excellent oral/written communication, interpersonal, organizational and leadership skills required. Excellent communications, organizational and documentation skills required. Must be able to work independently and with a variety of health care disciplines. Able to remove barriers for patient care and coordinate transition of patient into community care. * Basic computer skills Master's Degree Last Edited: 10/02/2018Diversity is valued and actively promoted in the workforce at all levels. We strive to celebrate cultural and other differences and consider them strengths of the organization.We are committed to:Providing an inclusive work environment where everyone is treated with fairness, dignity and respect.Recruiting and retaining a diverse staff reflective of the patients and communities we serve.Equal employment opportunities are provided to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, citizenship, age, disability, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity, protected veteran status, or any other legally protected category in accordance to applicable federal, state, or local laws.The policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment including, but not limited to, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, transfer, leaves or absence, compensation and training.Employer's Job# 09727-54649Please visit job URL for more information about this opening and to view EOE statement.