Medical Social Worker II
Roswell Park Cancer Institute

Buffalo, New York

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Medical Social Worker II
Roswell Park Cancer Institute
Psychosocial Oncology
Time Type:
Full time
Weekly Hours:
Provides clinical social work services, including, but not limited to the diagnostic assessment of mental, emotional, behavioral, addictive and developmental disabilities and the psychosocial aspects of illness, injury and impairment within a psychosocial framework; administers tests and measures of psychosocial functioning; develops and implements assessment based treatment plans; participates in research in collaboration with other members of the psychosocial team and organization staff; utilizes social work theory, principles and methods to provide strength based assessment, evaluation, formulation and implementation of a treatment plan to address the psychosocial aspects of illness, it's impact on the patient and caregiveing system; provides distress management oriented psychotherapy with the goal of resolving psychosocial dysfunction and eliminating barriers to effective disease management; provides information and referral to community resources for patients requiring post hospital services and assists in ensuring a safe discharge through participation in planning and arrangement of services as appropriate.

Starting salary for this position is $61,270 annually which includes a comprehensive benefits package.

Required Education and Experience

Licensure RequirementNew York State licensure as a Licensed Master Social Worker (LMSW), eligible for the Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW).
Education and Experience
Master's degree in Social Work from a Council on Social Work Education (CSWE) accredited facility and the equivalent of one (1) year of full-time experience in Medical Social Work, bereavement counseling, and/or experience in a comprehensive cancer center or a related field.

Required degrees must have been granted by an accredited college or university or one recognized by Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center as following acceptable educational practices.

Roswell Park Cancer Institute Corporation (RPCIC) and Health Research Inc. (HRI) Roswell Park Division believe that all persons are entitled to equal employment opportunities, and we do not discriminate against our employees, applicants or job seekers because of their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, creed, age, disability, pregnancy-related condition, military or veteran status, marital or familial status, domestic violence victim status, citizenship status, genetic information, individual's relationship or association with a member of a protected category or any other protected group status as defined by law.

Additionally, RPCIC and HRI Roswell Park Division are committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities. If, because of a medical condition or disability, you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please send an e-mail to and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information.

Roswell Park is committed to providing an environment where patients, families, employees, and community are treated with courtesy and respect. We support an inclusive environment that nurtures the talents, skills, and abilities of each individual to embody and reflect Roswell Park's core values; Innovation, Integrity, Teamwork, Commitment, Compassion, and Respect.

Pursuant to Executive Order 161, no State entity, as defined by the Executive Order, is permitted to ask, or mandate, in any form, that an applicant for employment provide his or her current compensation, or any prior compensation history, until such time as the applicant is extended a conditional offer of employment with compensation. If such information has been requested from you before such time, please contact the Governor's Office of Employee Relations at (518) 474-6988 or via email at

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