Social Worker Principal/UKHC

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Posting Details

Job TitleSocial Worker Principal/UKHCRequisition NumberRE24601Working TitleDepartment NameM3030:Cancer Clinic ServicesWork LocationLexington, KYGrade Level11Salary Range$53,477-89,315/yearType of PositionStaffPosition Time Status Full-TimeRequired Education


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3 yrs

Required License/Registration/Certification

Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW)

Physical Requirements

No strenuous physical activity required


Monday – Friday 8:00 am – 5:00 pm (40 hrs/wk)

Job Summary

The Social Worker Principal will closely follow patients in the Markey Outpatient setting. This individual 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. Provide supportive counseling for Patients throughout the continuum of care.

Skills / Knowledge / AbilitiesDoes this position have supervisory responsibilities? NoPreferred Education/ExperienceDeadline to Apply09/24/2020University 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. * University of Kentucky HealthCare seeks to attract, develop and retain highly skilled and competent employees, to provide the best experience for every patient, every time. If selected for a position, do you agree to abide by the UK HealthCare Values of diversity, innovation, respect, compassion, and teamwork?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * University of Kentucky HealthCare recognizes a set of values that guide us in our daily interactions. By applying for a position within UK Healthcare, you are indicating your commitment and expressing your agreement to our five values. These values are diversity, innovation, respect, compassion, and teamwork. Please choose one of the UK Healthcare values and give a specific example when you exhibited this quality in your professional experience.

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. * Do you have a current LCSW (Licensed Clinical Social Worker) which will allow you to work in the state of Kentucky or are eligible to obtain one by date of hire?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * Please choose the answer that best describes your years of paid, full-time employment experience with oncology patients.
    • None
    • More than 0, up through 1 year
    • More than 1 year, up through 2 years
    • More than 2 years, 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 education groups in a health care 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)
    • (Higher Education Recruitment Consortium)
    • Institute for Diversity in Health Management
    • A Colleague, Friend and/or Family Member
    • None of the Above
Applicant DocumentsRequired Documents
  1. Resume
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter




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Posted: 9/18/2020
Application Due: 9/25/2020
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