Social Worker III
Requisition ID: 13348 (Pediatrics position)
About City of Hope
City of Hope, an innovative biomedical research, treatment and educational institution with over 5,000 employees, is dedicated to the prevention and cure of cancer and other life-threatening diseases and guided by a compassionate, patient-centered philosophy.
Founded in 1913 and headquartered in Duarte, California, City of Hope is a remarkable non-profit institution, where compassion and advanced care go hand-in-hand with excellence in clinical and scientific research. City of Hope is a National Cancer Institute designated Comprehensive Cancer Center and a founding member of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network, an alliance of the nationâ€™s 20 leading cancer centers that develops and institutes standards of care for cancer treatment.
The Clinical Social Worker III (hereinafter â€œCSW IIIâ€?) holds a Masterâ€™s Degree in Social Work (MSW), maintains active registration as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with the California Board of Behavioral Sciences, and provides medical social work services. The CSW III is responsible for employing a model of patient care that focuses on providing patients/caregivers with supportive counseling, psychosocial assessments, therapeutic interventions, education, and community resource support information. This position requires clinical supervision to MSWs and/or BSW/MSW students and/or facilitation of support groups. The CSW III provides mentorship to MSWs in collaboration with social work management. This position involves active leadership; participation in multidisciplinary program development and evaluation; multidisciplinary treatment modalities; emergency/crisis response; and on-call rotation. The CSW III actively works to ensure optimal delivery of psychosocial care and seeks out performance improvement initiatives, either through direct involvement and committee membership or by leading performance improvement efforts. The CSW III is expected to lead in education and training programs, policy writing, and/or research and program development.
Follows established City of Hope and department policies, procedures, objectives, performance improvement, attendance, safety, environmental, and infection control guidelines, includingadherence to theworkplaceCode of Conduct and Compliance Plan. Practices a high level of integrity and honesty in maintaining confidentiality.
Masterâ€™s Degree in Social Work (MSW) from an approved California Accredited School of Social Work.
Five years medical social work experience
Two or more years post licensure experience
Two years oncology social work (Preferred)
Previous supervisory experience (Preferred)
Membership in a professional organization (AOSW, NASW, etc.) (Preferred)
Registration as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with the California Board of Behavioral Sciences. For pediatric service, CCS Panel provider or complete application within 60 days of hire.
City of Hope is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with disability.
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