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Medical Social Worker - Oncology - Outpatient Care Management - AM (070)

University of Alabama at Birmingham

University of Alabama at Birmingham

Birmingham, AL, USA
Posted on Thursday, May 9, 2024
Medical Social Worker - Oncology - Outpatient Care Management - AM (070) - (T216916)

Description

Compensation:
Pay Range: $50,050.00 - $81,330.00 / year
- Benefits available for eligible positions include: 100% tuition assistance, wellness initiatives, generous paid time off, paid parental leave, Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program eligible employer, plus more. In addition to our many benefits and perks, UAB Medicine provides a variety of resources to support employees both personally and professionally.

Work with the Best at UAB Medicine:
UAB Medicine is Alabama’s largest single-site employer and operates over 1,200 beds and over 200 clinics in Birmingham, Alabama. When you become part of UAB Medicine, you join a nationally ranked academic medical center committed to education and advancing medical science through research.

- U.S. News & World Report's Best Hospitals, #1 in Alabama
- America’s No. 1 Best Large Employer, Forbes, 2021
- Level I Trauma Center
- NCI-Designated Comprehensive Cancer Center, Comprehensive Transplant Institute, Comprehensive Stroke Center

Our success in patient care, innovation, and education is a direct result of our supportive and inclusive culture. Whether you are looking to start your career, fast-track your development, or diversify your skills, UAB Medicine offers avenues for advancement that other employers cannot match.

Job Description:
To assist patients and their families in making full use of available national, state, institutional, community and pharmaceutical resources. To provide social evaluation which includes placement of evaluation in medical record. To provide counseling to patients/families and/or groups. To participate in staffing, clinics and rounds in order to enhance team understanding of patient’s psychosocial situation. To facilitate discharge planning; arranges for services such as home health, hospice, durable medical equipment and/or skilled nursing facility placement. To respond to the unique needs of the patient population as needed. May provide anticipatory, permanency and/or bereavement/loss counseling to patients and families and/or makes appropriate community referrals. May supervise both bachelors and masters level students. To act as a liaison to the community through public speaking.

Qualifications

Master's degree in Social Work required. Work experience may NOT substitute for education requirement. If job is in The Kirklin Clinic (TKC), previous experience in a healthcare environment preferred. Currently licensed or eligible to be licensed as a Licensed Master Social Worker (LMSW) by the Alabama State Board of Social Work Examiners required. If job is in The Kirklin Clinic (TKC), license must be obtained within six months of employment.

Primary Location

: UAB Hospital

Job Category

: Social Services

Organization

: 702550000 Care Management

Employee Status

: Regular
Shift: Day/1st Shift