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The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston is one of the world's most respected centers focused on cancer patient care, research, education and prevention. It was named the nation's No. 1 hospital for cancer care in U.S. News & World Report's 2022-2023 rankings. It is one of the nation's original three comprehensive cancer centers designated by the National Cancer Institute.The Social Work department is here to help patients, their families, and their caregivers cope with the diagnosis of cancer and to eliminate psychosocial complications as significant barriers to care in Texas, the nation and the world through outstanding integrated programs in patient care, research, education and prevention.SummaryProvide comprehensive biopsychosocial assessment and counseling services to individuals, families and groups. Supports compliance with treatment protocols, advance care planning and assists with resource linkage as a part of a multidisciplinary healthcare team.Key Functions

Conducts biopsychosocial assessments using appropriate diagnostic criteria to recommend, facilitate, and implement interventions for a comprehensive treatment plan.

Uses counseling techniques, resource knowledge and linkage throughout the disease trajectory, including end of life, survivorship and bereavement.

Participates in continuity of care and/or discharge planning. Facilitates advance care planning.

Documents patient care activity in institutional electronic healthcare record in accordance with departmental documentation policy.

Other duties assigned.QUALIFICATIONSEducationRequired: Master's degree in Social Work (MSW or MSSW) from an accredited program approved by the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE).ExperienceRequired: None.LicensureRequired: One of the following issued by the state of Texas: Licensed Master Social Worker (LMSW) Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW).It is the policy of The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center to provide equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other basis protected by institutional policy or by federal, state or local laws unless such distinction is required by law. http://www.mdanderson.org/about-us/legal-and-policy/legal-statements/eeo-affirmative-action.htmlAdditional Information

Requisition ID: 164873

Employment Status: Full-Time

Employee Status: Regular

Work Week: Days

Minimum Salary: US Dollar (USD) 65,000

Midpoint Salary: US Dollar (USD) 81,000

Maximum Salary : US Dollar (USD) 97,000

FLSA: exempt and not eligible for overtime pay

Fund Type: Hard

Work Location: Onsite

Pivotal Position: No

Referral Bonus Available?: No

Relocation Assistance Available?: No

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