The Medical Social Worker II provides diagnostic assessment of mental, emotional, behavioral, addictive and developmental disabilities and the psychosocial aspects of illness, injury and impairment within a psychosocial framework and develops and implements assessment based treatment plans and an integrated plan or prioritized clinical interventions. The Medical Social Worker II provides distress management, lethality assessment, crisis oriented and brief short term psychotherapy, provides clinical counseling regarding the psychosocial aspects of illness ,disability, grief and bereavement, and acts as a consultant to the multidisciplinary team regarding issues and concerns. They also participate in formal and informal family, psychosocial and multidisciplinary conferences regarding these issues, and work closely with the multidisciplines to facilitate a safe and effective post hospital plan of care.
Applicants must have a New York State licensure as a Licensed Master Social Worker (LMSW), eligible for the Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) and a Master’s degree in Social Work from a Council on Social Work Education (CSWE) accredited facility and the equivalent of one year of full-time experience in Medical Social Work, bereavement counseling, and/or experience in a comprehensive cancer center or a related field.
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