Social Worker LMSW LCSW

Midland, TX 79701

Posted: 08/02/2022 Category: Social Worker Job Number: 300132

Job Description

A-Line Staffing is now hiring a Masters Level Social Worker in Midland / Odessa, TX. The Social Worker LMSW would be working for a Fortune 500 company and has career growth potential. This would be full time / 40+ hours per week.

** Apply to this posting or contact A-Line Staffing and request to speak with Amy Dunn for immediate consideration! **

Social Worker LMSW  Compensation

  • The pay for this position is $37/hr
  • Benefits are available to full-time employees after 90 days of employment and include health, optical, dental, life, and short-term disability insurance
  • A 401(k) with a company match is available for full-time employees with 1 year of service on our eligibility dates

Social Worker LMSW Highlights

  • This position is a contract assignment with potential to hire on permanently based upon attendance, performance, and business needs
  • This is an ON-SITE position
  • The required availability for this position is Mon-Fri 8am-5pm

Social Worker LMSW Responsibilities

  • WILL BE SUPPORTING BOTH MIDLAND AND ODESSA LOCATIONS
  • Provides emotional support to patients and families, including therapeutic counseling and crisis assessment, as well as non-pharmacologic support for pain, sleep issues, and other physical concerns.
  • Demonstrates a strong knowledge of the psychosocial impact of cancer on the patient and family system throughout the continuum of cancer care, including at diagnosis, advanced cancer, end of life care, and survivorship. Demonstrates knowledge specific to practical implications such as financial distress, changes in relationships/roles, custody planning, caregiver demands, advance care planning, psychological distress, and spiritual/existential
  • Active member of the medical interdisciplinary team. Ensures ongoing communication with team members to facilitate understanding and support of identified patient and family needs.
  • Participates in and contributes to Value Based Care initiatives by participating in distress and depression screening assessment, evaluation, and follow-up; advance care planning and end-of-life conversations and transitions.
  • Assists and supports patients and families with transition to and issues associated with Survivorship.
  • Meets with patients and their families to administer, assess, and provide appropriate follow-up of psychosocial needs assessments. Considers social support, appropriate community resources, and coping mechanisms.
  • Develops, maintains and facilitates support groups to enhance the quality of care and support to patients and their families.
  • Coordinates support groups with local agencies and health care providers to prevent duplication of services and to better address the needs of the patient population.
  • Provides education to clinic staff regarding skills and knowledge specific to the role of a masters-prepared social worker (MSW) in a medical practice; serves as a resource and expert to clinic staff and providers in managing patients with psychological needs, the impact of social and behavioral determinants on health care outcomes and in addressing issues such as compassion fatigue/satisfaction and secondary trauma amongst staff
  • Provides information about appropriate community resources to patients and families to assist them in accessing a wide variety of services.
  • Develops and maintains working relationships with community agencies, health care organizations, and other providers to promote a broad base of support for patients and families.
  • Acts as a patient/family advocate in negotiating the health care system. Helps to facilitate communication between patient/family and medical team.
  • Documents all interventions in EMR accurately, appropriately and timely.
  • Provides professional presentations to groups and organizations to facilitate public understanding of the psychosocial and psychological aspects of the cancer experience.
  • Participates in quality improvement activities. May oversee the activities of staff providing coordination of services for patients.
  • May supervise MSW Student Interns, review candidates, mentor, and proper documentation training.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of age-specific differences in the patient population that include late adolescence, adulthood, middle age, and the elderly. This includes physiological, psychological, and developmental differences unique to each group

Social Worker LMSW Requirements

  • Master's degree in Social Work from a school or program accredited by the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE).
  • Minimum three- to five-years’ experience preferred, working as a masters-prepared social worker in a health care setting; oncology, palliative care and/or hospice experience desired.
  • Valid and current Texas state master’s-level license (i.e., LMSW) or working towards state master’s clinical-level license (i.e. LCSW) with an associate’s license and/or Plan of Supervision, required.
  • Attendance is mandatory for the first 90 days

Social Worker LMSW Preferred Qualifications

  •  Experience in Oncology

** Apply to this posting or contact A-Line Staffing and request to speak with Amy Dunn for immediate consideration! **

 

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Job Requirements

Social Worker LMSW  Requirements

  • Master's degree in Social Work from a school or program accredited by the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE).
  • Minimum three- to five-years’ experience preferred, working as a masters-prepared social worker in a health care setting; oncology, palliative care and/or hospice experience desired.
  • Valid and current Texas state master’s-level license (i.e., LMSW) or working towards state master’s clinical-level license (i.e. LCSW) with an associate’s license and/or Plan of Supervision, required.
  • Attendance is mandatory for the first 90 days

Social Worker LMSW  Preferred Qualifications

  •  Experience in Oncology

** Apply to this posting or contact A-Line Staffing and request to speak with Amy Dunn for immediate consideration! **

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