JOB OPPORTUNITIES

JOB TITLE:  Oncology Conselor

STATUS:  Full- Time

REPORTS TO: Program Director

 

PURPOSE: 

The full-time Cancer Support Community (CSC) Oncology Counselor will provide individual support for patients and family members impacted by cancer within CSC’s service area.

 

SCHEDULE:

This position is full time (40 hours/week). Counseling hours will take place between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. Sessions will be provided online and in-person.

 

MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:  

1) Oncology Counseling: Provide assessment, short-term counseling and crisis intervention to individuals and families impacted by cancer in treatment at local cancer centers. Services provided include, but are not limited to, adjustment to illness counseling, depression and anxiety screening and recommendations, and bereavement support.

2) Outreach: Drive awareness of on-site programs including oncology counseling, support groups, healthy lifestyle classes, educational workshops, social programs, and practical assistance. Serve as a primary clinical contact for patients, family members, and other healthcare professionals.

3) Collaboration: Work with medical teams, coordinating care with physicians, nurses, social workers, chaplains, and other staff.

4) Supervision and training: Utilize clinical supervision individually and in a weekly group setting. All CSC clinicians are supervised by a licensed social worker and participate in weekly clinical reflective supervision with several experts in this field of practice, allowing for clinicians to problem solve difficult cases and collaborate on treatment plans.

 

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

1) Master’s degree in Social Work, counseling or related field

2) Current clinical license

3) At least three years of clinical experience post-licensure

4)  Excellent clinical and therapeutic skills

5)  Engaging and confident in working with others of varying disciplines

6) Curious and creative in approaching complex situations

7) Capable of working independently and as a member of a team

8) Proficient computer skills

9) Experience working with diverse populations

10) Proficient in one or more therapeutic modalities (CBT, DBT, etc.)

 

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

1) Experience working with oncology population

2) Experience working with multidisciplinary teams

 

DIVERSITY, EQUITY AND INCLUSION

The CSC is committed to providing equitable access and a safe space for members and staff of any race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion and ability. We know that having varied perspectives helps generate better ideas and improves the quality of service. The CSC is grounded in a culture of creativity, growth and acceptance.

 

HOW TO APPLY

To apply, please send your resume and cover letter to Taylor Fischman, LMSW, Program Director at taylor@cancersupportannarbor.org.

JOB TITLE:  Cooking Instructor

STATUS:  Contract

REPORTS TO: Program Director

 

GENERAL DESCRIPTION: 

The CSC is looking for a skilled Registered Dietician that can teach a monthly Cooking for Wellness Class at our center. Cooking for Wellness is a long-standing program offered at the CSC that focuses on providing a fun, interactive experience for members to learn about new and interesting dishes they can try on their own. The instructor provides a live demonstration of preparing these recipes while incorporating key elements of nutrition education.

 

MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:  

1) Each class it is expected the instructor select and cook 3-4 nutritious recipes.

2) Purchase ingredients for recipes beforehand. All program expenses will be covered by the CSC.

3) Provide nutritional information and education throughout the duration of the class.

4) Facilitate and engage in discussion throughout the duration of the class.

5) Assist with clean up.

 

SKILLS REQUIRED:

1) Registered Dietician (Required)

2) Experience working in oncology preferred.

3) Prior clinical, out-patient, or classroom instruction experience is preferred.

 

 

HOW TO APPLY

Please email your cover letter and resume to taylor@cancersupporannarbor.org