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PRN Licensed Clinical Social Worker- Pennsylvania Hospital

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Job ID: 153831
Category: Social Work
Work Type: PER DIEM
Location: Philadelphia, PA, United States
Date Posted: Sep 28, 2022
Work Schedule: Varied- 8 hours per week

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Description

Penn Medicine is dedicated to our tripartite mission of providing the highest level of care to patients, conducting innovative research, and educating future leaders in the field of medicine. Working for this leading academic medical center means collaboration with top clinical, technical and business professionals across all disciplines.

Today at Penn Medicine, someone will make a breakthrough. Someone will heal a heart, deliver hopeful news, and give comfort and reassurance. Our employees shape our future each day. Are you living your life's work?

Summary:

We are looking for someone with experience in counseling with patients with serious illness as well as an interest in working with the sickle cell population. Work hours are flexible and counseling will be done virtually so they can work remotely. 

  • The Licensed Clinical Social Worker provides psychosocial assessment, individual/group treatment and family therapy to patients and their families within the Abramson Cancer Center. 

Responsibilities:

  • Provides consultation and training on psychosocial aspects of human behavior and complex environments including distress management.
  • Primary contact for involving and educating patients, families, and significant others in the process of treatment, mental health recovery and the psychosocial stressors related to cancer.
  • Provide support for cancer program staff through facilitation of process groups and educational sessions.

Credentials:

  • Licensed Clinical SW (Required)

Education or Equivalent Experience:

  • Master of Arts or Science (Required)
  • Social Work 2+ years Health Care experience counseling and/or employment in social work in a health care setting.

We believe that the best care for our patients starts with the best care for our employees. Our employee benefits programs help our employees get healthy and stay healthy. We offer a comprehensive compensation and benefits program that includes one of the finest prepaid tuition assistance programs in the region. Penn Medicine employees are actively engaged and committed to our mission. Together we will continue to make medical advances that help people live longer, healthier lives.

Live Your Life's Work

We are an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. Candidates are considered for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, marital status, familial status, genetic information, domestic or sexual violence victim status, citizenship status, military status, status as a protected veteran or any other status protected by applicable law.

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