Social Worker Senior/UKHC

Lexington, KY
May 16, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

The Social Worker Senior will closely follow patients in the Markey Outpatient setting.

Will perform psycho-social evaluations, distress screenings, assess the need for further financial, emotional and practical support. Make appropriate referrals to appropriate oncology community and nationwide resources. Help facilitate support groups and other patient-oriented programs.

Job Title
Social Worker Senior/UKHC

Requisition Number

Working Title

Department Name
M3030:Cancer Clinic Services

Work Location
Lexington, KY

Grade Level

Salary Range

Type of Position

Position Time Status

Required Education


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Required Related Experience


Required License/ Registration/Certification

Certified Social Worker (CSW)

Physical Requirements

No strenuous physical activity required


Monday-Friday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm


Psychosocial services and patient care; Attention to detail; Exhibit judgment, initiative, and knowledge. Knowledge of oncology resources.

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities?

Preferred Education/Experience

Master's of Social Work plus 3 years related experience.

Deadline to Apply

University Community of Inclusion

The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * UK HealthCare recognizes the patient as our premier customer and promises to provide excellent customer services to patients, colleagues, co-workers and all others who seek our services. By applying for a position with UK HealthCare, I am indicating my commitment to service excellence and expressing my agreement to consistently recognize that: - Our customer is every person we come into contact with during our workday. - Service is being flexible, courteous and respectful while anticipating and fulfilling the needs of our customers. - Quality is the foundation of everything we do. It is our desire to provide exceptional service to every patient and customer we serve. - Careful, efficient and responsible management of our resources is vital to our success. - We want to attract, develop and retain highly skilled and competent co-workers, which will in turn achieve customer loyalty and promote the growth of UK HealthCare. By submitting my application for employment with UK HealthCare, I acknowledge that I will be held accountable to follow the UK HealthCare Behavioral Expectations if selected for a position with UK HealthCare. Do you agree to abide by the UK HealthCare Standards?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Do you possess a Certified Social Worker (CSW) or a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) license that will allow you to practice in the state of Kentucky?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Do you have a Master's of Social Work degree?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * Please choose the answer that best describes your amount of paid employment experience working with oncology patients.
    • None
    • More than 0, up through 1 year
    • More than 1 year, up through 3 years
    • More than 3 years
  5. * Please describe your experience working with oncology patients.

    (Open Ended Question)

  6. * Describe your paid employment experience facilitating support and/or educational groups in a healthcare setting.

    (Open Ended Question)

  7. * Provide an example of when you provided outstanding customer service.

    (Open Ended Question)

  8. * Where did you first see this position advertised other than on UK's online employment system?
    • (Diverse Issues in Higher Education)
    • A Colleague, Friend and/or Family Member
    • None of the Above

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents
  1. Academic Transcript


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