Social Worker Principal/UKHC

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Job Title:

Social Worker Principal/UKHC

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Department Name:

M3030:Cancer Clinic Services

Work Location:

Lexington, KY

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Required Education:


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Required Related Experience:

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.

The selected candidate will also make appropriate referrals to appropriate oncology community and nationwide resources and help facilitate support groups and other patient-oriented programs. In addition, this position will provide supportive counseling for patients throughout the continuum of care.

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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.




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Posted: 3/30/2021
Application Due: 4/14/2021
Work Type: Full Time