Clinical Social Worker(LCSW) - Oncology Counselor
Posted on: October 9, 2021
This clinical position supports the University of Colorado Cancer
Center and the Oncology counseling program. This licensed clinical
social worker will provide oncology specific targeted evidence base
therapeutic intervention for patients and families going through
cancer. This position will support UCHealth oncology patients in
the Metro Denver Region; including University of Colorado Cancer
Center-Aurora, Highlands Ranch cancer center, Lonetree Oncology,
and Cherry Creek Medical Center-Oncology.
This clinician will assess oncology patients and/or patient's
family, caregivers, and will develop psychological therapeutic
treatment plans based on patients needs. This clinician will
provide ongoing clinical support and interventions determined by
the treatment plan.
This is an outpatient oncology position and the services will be
provided in person and virtually.
- Implements counseling/therapy for assigned patients in both
individual and group settings.
- Interviews and assesses patients and/or patient's families and
- Determines, provides and/or arranges for needed internal and
- Participates and/or arranges case reviews/care conferences to
- Utilizes appropriate teaching methods and/or referrals to
ensure patient/family educational needs are met.
- Participates and/or trains new staff, students, and interns as
- Within the scope of job, requires critical thinking skills,
decisive judgment, and the ability to work with minimal
- Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment and take
- Periodically administers and interprets tests and measures of
psychosocial functioning for the purpose of diagnosing mental,
emotional, behavioral, addictive and developmental disorders and
disabilities, implementing appropriate assessment-based treatment
* Licensed Clinical Social Worker
- Minimum Required Education: Master's degree in Social
- Required Licensure/Certification: Colorado State licensure
as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW).
- Minimum Experience: Clinical Social Work Licensure
- Preferred: 3 years - Clinical therapy in an Outpatient
- Preferred: Oncology experience
The pay range for this position is: $29.54 - $44.31 / hour.
Pay is dependent on applicant's relevant experience.
An annual bonus may be paid to eligible employees based upon
organizational and individual performance.
UCHealth offers their employees a competitive and comprehensive
total rewards package. Some of the many benefits included in this
package are full medical, dental and vision coverage; retirement
plans; paid time off; employer-paid life and disability insurance
with additional buy-up coverage options; tuition and continuing
education reimbursement; and a full suite of voluntary benefits
such as identity theft protection and pet insurance. Our employees
and their family members have full access to our Employee
Assistance Program, which includes up to 5 free counseling visits
and work/life solutions, such as one free legal consultation. In
addition, other emotional counseling support is available depending
upon their need.
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perspectives that equal employment and diversity can offer our
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