Social Worker - Clinical Medical Oncology



City
Rochester
State
Minnesota
Telecommute
No
Department
Social Work
Why Mayo Clinic
Mayo Clinic is located in the heart of downtown Rochester, Minnesota and was again Ranked the #1 Health Care Provider in the United States. Mayo Clinic employees more than 34,000 Mayo Clinic Staff and Students. The city is consistently ranked among the best places to live in the United States because of it’s affordability, healthy lifestyle, excellent school systems, and high quality of life.
Position description
This position is in outpatient adult medical oncology. The employee in this position will work with the oncology multidisciplinary team to provide clinical social work services to this patient population. The social worker collaborates with multidisciplinary teams, provides counseling, coordinates patient discharge planning, complies with required standards for medical/legal responsibilities, and serves as a resource to other allied and administrative staff within the section of Social Work and the Department of Nursing.
Qualifications
Social worker with current licensure at the clinical level and eligible to practice independently. An MSW degree is also required from an accredited social Work program.

LICSW Required. Strong interested in Oncology.
Additional qualifications
Candidates must have an advanced knowledge of mental illness, personality development, knowledge of the types of treatment, and skills in conducting individual, group, and family therapy. Must have knowledge of adjustment to medical diagnosis’ and chronic disease. Strong communication skills are needed to interact with patients, patient’s family members, multi-disciplinary team, community agencies, and other resources. Must also have psychosocial diagnostic skills and the ability to communicate effectively in both verbal and in written form.
License or certification
Licensure to practice independently at the clinical level as required by applicable state requirements.



Valid driver’s license required for specific areas.



Exemption status
Exempt
Compensation Detail
Education, experience and tenure may be considered along with internal equity when job offers are extended.
Benefits eligible
Yes
Schedule
Full Time
Hours / Pay period
80
Schedule details
Monday -Friday, days
Weekend schedule
None
Site description
Mayo Clinic is located in the heart of downtown Rochester, Minnesota, a vibrant, friendly city that provides a highly livable environment for more than 34,000 Mayo staff and students. The city is consistently ranked among the best places to live in the United States because of its affordable cost of living, healthy lifestyle, excellent school systems and exceptionally high quality of life.
Category
Nursing, Other Patient Care
Job posting number
138529BR
Recruiter
Gloria Yarwood
Equal opportunity employer
As an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer Mayo Clinic is committed to creating an inclusive environment that values the diversity of its employees and does not discriminate against any employee or candidate. Women, minorities, veterans, people from the LGBTQ communities and people with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply to join our teams. Reasonable accommodations to access job openings or to apply for a job are available.