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Moores Cancer Center
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HX Contract
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Days, 4-8 hours, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday

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#116755 (LCSW) Clinical Social Worker III - BMT

Extended Review Date: Fri 7/1/2022

For the safety and well-being of the entire university community, the University of California requires, with few exceptions, that all students, faculty and staff be vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus and influenza before they will be allowed on campus or in a facility or office. For more information visit: Flu Vaccine Mandate / COVID Vaccine Policy

UCSD Layoff from Career Appointment: Apply by 6/7/22 for consideration with preference for rehire. All layoff applicants should contact their Employment Advisor.

Special Selection Applicants: Apply by 6/17/22. Eligible Special Selection clients should contact their Disability Counselor for assistance.


Bone and Marrow Transplantation (B.M.T.) is a highly complex and resource-intensive treatment requiring a specialized multi-disciplinary team. Under the general supervision of B.M.T. leadership, the B.M.T. Clinical Social Worker 3 provides clinical social work services, including comprehensive bio-psychosocial assessment and treatment planning; ongoing psychosocial evaluation; counseling for adjustment to illness and the impact of treatment; psycho-education; and linkage with resources, e.g., support and financial assistance. Services are provided to patients and their caregivers in both out-patient and in-patient settings. The Clinical Social Worker III also participates in related department functions. Performs all other duties as assigned


  • A Master's Degree from an accredited school of social work and possession of the requirements necessary for application for licensure as a clinical social worker as determined by the California Board of Behavioral Science Examiners; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) - issued by the state of California.

  • A minimum of three (3) years post M.S.W experience.

  • Strong ability to provide advanced clinical social work interventions including crisis intervention, brief mental health services to individuals, couples, family counseling, anticipatory grief work, supportive counseling, group therapy, and mandated reporting.

  • Proven experience with the provision of social work services to oncology patients of diverse age groups, with sensitivity to the cross-section of the cultural population.


  • Development and utilization of research to improve clinical practice and implement evidence-based psychosocial support programs, services, and interventions.
  • Bilingual: English/Spanish
  • Interest in research to advance clinical psychosocial knowledge in the provision of healthcare services to cancer patients.
  • Demonstrated Oncology experience.
  • Epic experience


  • Must be able to work various hours and locations based on business needs.
  • Employment is subject to a criminal background check and pre-employment physical.

Job offer is contingent on successful engagement in the UC COVID-19 Vaccination program (fully vaccinated with documented proof or approved exception/deferral).

If applicable, life-support certifications (BLS, NRP, ACLS, etc.) must include hands-on practice and in-person skills assessment; online-only certification is not acceptable.

UC San Diego Health is the only academic health system in the San Diego region, providing leading-edge care in patient care, biomedical research, education, and community service. Our facilities include two university hospitals, a National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center, Shiley Eye Institute, Sulpizio Cardiovascular Center, the only Burn Center in the county, and and dozens of outpatient clinics. We invite you to join our team!

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