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Oncology Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW)

at MaineGeneral Health in Augusta, Maine, United States

Job Description

Job Summary:This position features a $3000 sign on bonus for MGH New Hires!MaineGeneral is currently seeking an LCSW to join our counseling team as part of the Psychosocial Oncology department at the Harold Alfond Center for Cancer Care. In this position, the ideal candidate will be an integral part of a strong and innovative multidisciplinary team of oncology specialists including physicians, clinical nurse navigators, and other highly trained professionals. Through your clinical expertise, empathy, and commitment to patient centered care, you will aid patients and families in navigating the many ways cancer touches their lives. Candidates with experience in psychosocial oncology, palliative care, and end-of- life counseling are encouraged to apply!Position Highlights:LCPC’s are encourage to apply!Excellent work among excellent colleaguesCompetitive benefit package including several health plans, medical spending accounts, dental, life and disability options.Generous earned time program.Retirement plans with potential for employer contributions.Tuition Reimbursement availableIn this position you will work for a leader who empowers and supports staff in developing their clinical skills. You will be provided with an opportunity to contribute creativity and vision to program development and work in an environment that fosters trust and collaboration through individual and peer supervision.

Job Description:

Responsibilities:

+ Participating as a core member of the multidisciplinary medical caregiving team for cancer patients and their loved ones throughout the continuum of care from diagnosis and treatment to survivorship or advanced illness.

+ Utilizing best evidence based practice to provide psychosocial assessment and therapeutic interventions including psychotherapy, psychosocial education, and resource connection

+ Provide interventions to help patients manage information, decision making, and problem solving while optimizing communication with the medical team, work, family, and friends.

+ Ongoing professional development and collaboration to enhance and expand therapeutic and supportive services offered to patients and family, such as support groups, educational programs, and community outreach.

The ideal candidate will have:

+ Maine state licensure as an LCSW required.

Scheduled Weekly Hours: 40 Scheduled Work Shift: Day (United States of America) Job Exempt: Yes Benefits:

Supporting all aspects of our employees’ wellness – physical, emotional and financial – is a critical component of being a great place to work. With the wide range of benefits and programs available, employees have the resources they need to be well at every stage of life and plan for the future.

Physical Wellness:

+ We offer quality health, dental, and vision benefits and wellness programs and resources to provide employees access to resources for a healthy lifestyle and help manage health care costs.

+ Employees have access to industry-leading leave for new parents.

+ A generous earned time plan is offered to all employees – We believe employees need and deserve time away from work to observe holiday, be with family, go on vacation, or simply take care of themselves.

Emotional Wellness:

When life gets challenging, employees have access to our Employee Assistance Program for employees and anyone in their household.

Financial Wellness:

+ An employee discount program is available to all employees for services provided by MaineGeneral Medical Center.

+ Tuition Reimbursement is available to all employees to further develop skills and career.

+ We offer eligible employees up to 2% of eligible pay in 403(b) company-matching contributions plus another 2% in the 401(a) retirement income plan.

+ Three insurance plans are available to protect your family from the sudden loss of income in the event of your death, terminal illness or serious injury from accident.

+ We offer both short-term and long-term disability insurance to replace a portion of your income if you become disabled and cannot work for a period of time.

Career Mobility:

Helping our employees develop their skills and grow their careers is critical to how we retain our talent and sustain our business. We do this by offering our teammates a variety of leadership-supported programs and learning and development resources for every stage of their professional development. We know that our employees are our most valuable resource – they’re how we grow our business and care for our community.

Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Vet/Disability Assistive technologies are available. Application assistance for those requesting reasonable accommodation to the career site is available by contacting HR at (207) 861-3440 .

State of Maine Covid-19 Vaccination MandateAs a licensed health care facility in the state of Maine, MaineGeneral Health must comply with the State’s vaccination mandate for all health care employees. All MaineGeneral Health employees must be fully vaccinated against Covid-19, unless the employee receives a medical exemption. The goal of this mandate is to protect our patients, employees and communities.

Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Vet/Disability: In furtherance of MaineGeneral’s policy regarding Equal Employment Opportunity, MaineGeneral has developed a written Affirmative Action Program which sets forth the policies, practices and procedures that MaineGeneral is committed to in order to ensure that its policy of nondiscrimination and affirmative action is accomplished.

The Affirmative Action Plan for Veterans and Individuals with Disabilities is available for inspection by any employee or candidate for employment upon request, during normal business hours, in the Human Resources Department. Assistive technologies are available. Application assistance for those requesting reasonable accommodation to the career site is available by contacting HR at (207) 861-3440 . EEO is Law (https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf)

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Job Posting: JC186429149

Posted On: Jun 24, 2021

Updated On: Oct 18, 2021