SOCIAL WORKER-Radiation Oncology

Social Work
Why Mayo Clinic
Mayo Clinic has been recognized 3 years in a row as the best hospital in the nation by US News and World Report. Exceptional patient care is provided by placing the needs of the patient first. We offer opportunites for professional growth through clinical supervision and multiple educational offerings.

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Position description
This is an outpatient position assigned to the Department of Radiation Oncology. Under the supervision of an LICSW Social Worker, the applicant will provides clinical social work services including psychosocial assessment, counseling, resource planning and other services to pediatric and adult patients.

The social worker collaborates with the multidisciplinary team to provide care to patients who are receiving radiation therapy and serves as a resource to other allied and administrative staff within the section of Social Work and the Department of Nursing.
An MSW degree is required from an accredited Masters of Social Work Program.

LICSW preferred. Will consider an LGSW who is within one year of obtaining an LICSW
Additional qualifications
Must have an advanced knowledge of categories in mental illness, personality development, knowledge of the types of psychiatric treatment, and skills in conducting individual, group, and family therapy. Must have knowledge in adjustment to medical diagnosis and chronic disease. Strong human relation skills are needed to interact with patients, patient’s family members, consultants, residents, hospital personnel, community agencies, and other resources. Must also have psychosocial diagnostic skills and the ability to communicate effectively in both verbal and written form.
License or certification
Licensure by applicable state requirements. Minnesota: Licensure at the Licensed Graduate Social Work (LGSW) or Licensed Independent Social Work (LISW) level from the Minnesota Board of Social Work (MNBOSW) is required. LGSW/LISW personnel, following 4000 hours of clinically supervised practice are eligible to apply for licensure at the LICSW level, and must do so by 8000 hours. A condition of employment at the LGSW level shall be the ability to practice clinically through a MNBOSW approved Clinical Supervision Plan leading to LICSW attainment.
Exemption status
Compensation Detail
Education, experience and tenure may be considered along with internal equity when job offers are extended.
Benefits eligible
Part Time
Hours / Pay period
Schedule details
Part time; 60/pp; Monday through Friday, 7:30-4:30 pm
Weekend schedule
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.
Nursing, Other Patient Care
Job posting number
Gloria Yarwood
Equal opportunity employer
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