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Mayo Clinic Medical Social Worker LMSW (PRN)-AZ in Phoenix, Arizona

City

Phoenix

State

Arizona

Telecommute

No

Department

Social Work

Position description

Provides oncology social work services for facilitating solutions to the medically related psychosocial/environmental problems of patients and families in the oncology setting.. Ensures the continuity of patient care by implementing interventions which may include initial assessment, identifying mental health disorders, brief behavioral health interventions , information and referral, during hospitalization and/or outpatient treatment. May provide educational support to staff. Maintains positive working relationships with vendors and external agencies to access services for patients. The individual must possess the ability to clinically assess and treat emotional mental health issues. .

Qualifications

Master's degree in Social Work. Minimum of one year of current experience in a clinic, hospital, medical setting, or health care field.

Oncology social work experience is a plus

Additional qualifications

Must have knowledge of adjustment to medical diagnosis and chronic disease. Strong communication skills are needed to interact with patients, family members/ care givers, providers and allied health staff. Must have psychosocial diagnostic skills and ability to coordinate transition of care.

License or certification

Active license through Arizona State Board of Behavioral Health Service Examiners; Licensed Master Social Worker (LMSW) required. Basic Life Support Certification is required upon hire and must be valid for 90 days or greater form start date. Maintains

Exemption status

Non-exempt

Compensation Detail

This position has a predetermined rate of $32.00per hour.

Benefits eligible

Yes

Schedule

Supplemental/On-call/Per Diem

Hours / Pay period

up to 48

Schedule details

Ideal candidate will work consistent days of the week, ideally 2-3 days/week.

Weekend schedule

No weekend or holiday hours

Site description

Mayo Clinic's campuses in Arizona are located in Phoenix and Scottsdale, in the beautiful Sonoran Desert. The region is known as the Valley of the Sun, a metropolitan area with more than 4 million residents in 25 cities and towns.

With Phoenix being the sixth largest city in the nation, this sunny "desert metropolis" offers the amenities of a big city in the midst of a strikingly beautiful, rugged, southwest landscape.

Scottsdale frequently earns praise as a highly desirable place to live. The city's more than 200,000 residents enjoy a vibrant mix of culinary hot spots, arts and entertainment, professional and collegiate sports teams, and community resources. The region's desert climate promotes an outdoor lifestyle with a full complement of sports and recreation.

Category

Nursing, Other Patient Care

Job posting number

120517BR

Recruiter

Gloria Yarwood

Equal opportunity

As an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer Mayo Clinic is committed to creating an inclusive environment that values the diversity of its employees and does not discriminate against any employee or candidate. Women, minorities, veterans, people from the LGBTQ communities and people with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply to join our teams. Reasonable accommodations to access job openings or to apply for a job are available.

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