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Kalispell Regional Healthcare MSW Oncology Social Worker - Cancer Program in Kalispell, Montana

Overview

At Kalispell Regional Healthcare, our mission is to improve the health, comfort, and life of those we serve. We believe in a better future for healthcare. With more than 4,000 employees, we are the largest private employer in the Flathead Valley. As we continue to grow, we look for people dedicated to service and quality.

Job Objective: The Outpatient Clinical Oncology Social Worker/Counselor is responsible for the clinical assessment, mental health treatment, clinical care, and psychosocial support of cancer patients and their families. This individual is responsible for the ability to use individual, family, & group modalities appropriately, flexibly, and creatively, in a culturally competent manner.

Responsibilities

  1. Performs comprehensive psychological assessments that reflect the patient’s, mental, emotional, social financial, bereavement and environmental status.

  2. Develops and maintains an individualized plan of care based on patient and family needs.Collaborates with Nurse Navigators in the development and coordination of the overall treatment plan.

  3. Provide psychosocial services to patients, families, and significant others facing the impact of a potential or actual diagnosis of cancer.

  4. Establish and maintain relationships with NWHC and area resources to make referrals as appropriate.

Qualifications

  1. Master Degree in Social Work.

  2. Montana licensed clinical social worker.

  3. Oncology social work specialty certification.

  4. Current Healthcare Provider CPR certification required.

  5. 3-5 years social work experience in a healthcare setting work with cancer patients and their families.

  6. Excellent communication or interpersonal skills to establish and maintain positive relationships with patients, families and community professionals.

Kalispell is a dynamic community located within a thirty-minute drive of Flathead Lake, Whitefish Mountain Ski Resort, Glacier National Park, several National and State forests and parks, and the Bob Marshall Wilderness area. Kalispell is the retail, professional, medical, and governmental center of the Flathead Valley serving approximately 140,000 people in Northwest Montana.

Job Locations US-MT-Kalispell

Requisition ID 2021-9215

Category Licensed (non-nursing)

Pay Period Status 80

Shift Days

Shift Start Hours 8:00 AM

Shift End Hours 5:00 PM

Schedule M-F

Position Type Full Time (Benefits Eligible)

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