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Oncology Social Worker - Payson Center for Cancer Care - Part Time

Company: Concord Hospital, Inc
Location: Concord
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Hours are part time, 20 hours/week, days

Summary

Provides consultation, assessment, referral and coordination of services for oncology outpatients and families with complex care needs involving multiple agencies, specialized resources, and other health care providers. Participates in program planning for the Cancer Center including support groups and educational programs.

Education

Five to six years of formal training or education beyond the high school level (Masters of Social Work).

Certification, Registration, and Licensure

None required.

Experience

Minimum two years medical social work experience. Out patient and/or oncology experience preferred.

Responsibilities

  • Assesses patients/families to determine psychosocial and socio-economic needs and identifies services and resources needed to adapt to a cancer diagnosis throughout the continuum of care.

  • Ensures that patient/family is connected to appropriate institutional or community resources as needed.

  • Participates in the development, implementation and evaluation of Cancer Center support and educational programs including group facilitation and presenting at educational programs.

  • Collaborates regularly with community agencies, including those providing home care and hospice

services, to evaluate barriers to patient access and referral, and to keep current on services available.

  • Collaborates and communicates with other members of the Payson Center and Concord Hospital health care team and services.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

  • Demonstrates adaptability, flexibility and timeliness in managing workload and processes required to meet patient care and departmental needs.

  • Takes responsibility for individual performance goals.

Concord Hospital is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. It is our policy to provide equal opportunity to all employees and applicants and to prohibit any discrimination because of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, national origin, age, marital status, genetic information, disability or protected veteran status.

EEO is the LAW

Applicants to and employees of this company are protected under federal law from discrimination on several bases. Follow the link above to find out more.

If you are an individual with a disability and require a reasonable accommodation to complete any part of the application process, you may contact Human Resources at 603-230-7269.

Physical and Work Requirements

The physical demands and characteristics of the work environment described here are representative of those that will be encountered by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The Dictionary of Occupational Titles Material Handling Classification is SEDENTARY. The employee must regularly lift, carry or push/pull less than 10 pounds, frequently lift, carry or push/pull less than 10 pounds, and occasionally lift, carry or push/pull up to 10 pounds.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to hear, and speak. The employee is frequently required to sit, and walk. The employee is occasionally required to reach.

Specific vision abilities required by this job include depth perception, far vision, near vision, and peripheral vision.

The employee is occasionally exposed to airborne pathogens, and bodily fluids.

The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet.

Keywords: Concord Hospital, Inc, Concord , Oncology Social Worker - Payson Center for Cancer Care - Part Time, Other , Concord, New Hampshire

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