US – Los Angeles, CA
M-F ; 8am -5 pm
$6960.00 – $9005.00 Monthly
March 17, 2020
You can make a difference in people’s lives every day. When you join UCLA Health, you’ll be working at an institution that provides leading-edge care to the people of L.A. and throughout the world. We provide our team members with the environment and support to do amazing work, because each and every one of them plays a vital role in our commitment to care.
Required: Ph.D. degree in clinical/counseling psychology and licensed by the California State Board of Psychology with a minimum of one year of experience. Experience dealing with cancer patients on outpatient basis. Knowledge of psychosocial and other rehabilitation related problems that arise in individual with cancer at all phases of their disease and treatments. Knowledge of cancers and their treatments. Ability to formulate assessments of psychosocial needs of individuals with cancer. Skills and knowledge to deliver psychosocial interventions in a medical setting. Skills required to facilitate individual, group and family therapy interventions. Ability to identify referral sources and to provide referrals for economic, psychosocial and home health care programs. Knowledge and ability to function as a team member, working with other staff social workers and clinicians to develop patient groups, lectures and other programs. Skill in completing and entering patient notes, tracking forms and consultation notes at appropriate intervals into Electronic Medical Chart. Knowledge of bereavement process.. Ability to convey warmth and caring in interpersonal interactions with patients and other members of the team. Able to use computers, ipads, UCLA-issued phones and other devices. Demonstrated ability in searching the Internet and in determining appropriateness of cancer-related information found on the Internet for patient use. Ability to provide clinical knowledge to less experienced clinicians. Familiar with California End of Life Option Act and ability/willingness to function as clinical consultant in this process. Demonstrated ability to provide supervision to graduate level psychology and social work students. Fluency with DSM-5 diagnostic criteria and ability to assess for mental health disorders.
Preferred: Experience working as a liaison with inpatient/outpatient units and community agencies.