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West Michigan Cancer Center | Medical Social Worker

April 28, 2021

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West Michigan Cancer Center, Radiation and Surgical Specialties (WMCC) is looking for a full-time medical social worker who will fit our core values. WMCC strives to provide compassionate and innovative care in order to achieve the best possible outcomes and quality of life for our patients.

If you are ready to bring your skills to a pillar in cancer care in our region, apply here today!

The medical social worker at WMCC is responsible for providing support services in the realm of psychosocial services/social work to patients and their caregivers. Each day, this employee must STRIVE to make a difference for your co-workers and the patients.

Requirements:

  • Education: Master’s degree in social work or healthcare fields such as counseling, psychology, or mental health from an accredited institution required (or equivalent such as LLP), emphasis in Interpersonal Practice preferred.
  • Knowledge and Skills: Current State of Michigan LMSW license required. Minimum 2 years experience in medical social work in a healthcare setting required, oncology or hospice/palliative care experience strongly preferred.  Basic knowledge of medical terminology and overall understanding of health care systems, the psychosocial impact of life-threatening disease preferred, willingness to become an expert is required. Thorough knowledge and understanding of community resources. Ability to cope with the high-intensity emotional strain of working with severe illness of patients, conducting self in a professional manner; maintain professional boundaries as outlined in the NASW Code of Ethics. Must have or be able to obtain BLS certification.

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