Celilo Cancer Center is accepting applicants for a Medical Social Worker.
This is a part time core position (20 hours per week) and will be eligible for a comprehensive benefits package OR a 13% pay differential in lieu of benefits.
Responsibilities include assisting patient's understanding and coping with their cancer diagnosis, disease process, and lifestyle changes precipitated by the illness. Provides case management and counseling to individuals, families and caregivers. Assesses and orients the patient and family to oncology programs and integrated therapies. Identifies the financial picture of patients and families and the extent and limits of available resources. Assists the patient in obtaining financial coverage for their treatment plan at Celilo. Strengthens caregiver network, makes referrals to community resources and coordinates resources to ensure patient safety and health needs.
Candidates must have a Master's degree in Social Work and be CPR certified. Valid driver's license is required. Two years of post master's experience is needed (or will accept three years of experience prior to master’s degree in combination with one-year post-master’s). LCSW or eligibility is preferred.