Department Description The UC Davis Health Comprehensive Cancer Center (UCDH CCC) supports coordinated, multidisciplinary, compassionate oncology care focused on state-of-art treatment and supportive services for patients. The Supportive Oncology and Survivorship Services department seeks to enhance patient satisfaction for those who receive care at the UCDH CCC through comprehensive assessments and expert management of the challenges faced by those whose lives are affected by cancer. Job SummaryFinal Filing Date : 11/3/2019Salary Range : $43.38 to $57.24Salary Frequency : HourlyAppointment Type : CareerPercentage of Time : 100%Shift Hour : 8 hoursLocation : Cancer CenterCity : SacramentoUnion Representation : YesBenefits Eligible : Yes We offer exceptional employment benefits including medical, dental, and vision plans, generous paid vacations and holidays, excellent retirement savings and investment plans, continuing education, and reduced fee and scholarship programs. THIS IS NOT AN H1- B OPPORTUNITY ResponsibilitiesThis position serves the UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center, under the direction of the Supportive Oncology and Survivorship Department. The outpatient oncology social worker provides assessments, counseling, education and advocacy services to pediatric, adult or geriatric oncology patients, their families and caregivers. In addition, this position provides education and support services to medical staff and the medical community regarding the psychosocial impact of cancer. Provides consultative support to Cancer Center providers, and will respond to emergent psychosocial needs of oncology patients, when applicable. Required Qualifications
A Master's Degree from an accredited School of Social Work.
An active and unrestricted Clinical Social Worker License issued by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences Examiners.
Must have a minimum of 2 years post-graduate social work clinical experience in a social service or healthcare setting (i.e. case management or social worker).
Proven ability to manage conflict.
Experience in obtaining and documenting a comprehensive psychosocial assessment.
Knowledge and skills in the areas of individual, group, and family therapy.
Knowledge of and ability to utilize the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-5).
Knowledge of child, elder abuse and domestic violence reporting requirements, as well as other significant legislation and laws regulating social work practice, e.g., Tarasoff, patient confidentiality, and ability to make appropriate interventions based on law and policy.
California Children's Services (CCS) paneled or eligible
Social Work experience in an outpatient oncology setting.
Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of types and stages of cancer, including treatment modalities such as chemotherapy, radiation and surgery.
Special RequirementsThis position may be subject to a criminal background investigation, drug screen, Live Scan fingerprinting, medical evaluation clearance, and functional capacity assessment. EEO The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.
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