Student Intern | Comprehensive Cancer Center

Wake Forest Baptist Health
Job Title: Student Intern
Job ID: 7745
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Temporary
Job Category: General
Winston-Salem, NCGeneral, Medical, Healthcare8/12/2014Psychosocial Oncology Student Intern Counselor II Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center Psychosocial Oncology & Cancer Patient Support ProgramsThis is a general oncology counselor student position for masters prepared students completing their clinical training. Clinical and...

Job Description


Psychosocial Oncology Student Intern Counselor II
Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center
Psychosocial Oncology & Cancer Patient Support Programs

This is a general oncology counselor student position for masters prepared students completing their clinical training. Clinical and scholarly responsibilities:

1) Individual assessment and counseling sessions with cancer inpatients and/or their family members.

Attending multidisciplinary health care team meetings
2) Providing supportive care and survivorship services to outpatients in the hospital and clinic setting.

3) The student will help with the HCT and IPHC clinical trials as indicated.
Clinical supervision will be provided. Experience with individual and/or group counseling and willingness to work in a medical setting required. Minimum time requirement: 40 hrs/week for approximately 6 months.

Duties:

1. Participate in the following activities as indicated under guidance of Dr. R. McQuellon and POP/CPSP staff:
--Counseling with Patients on Leukemia Service/Attend Team Meeting These activities involve provision of supportive counseling to hospitalized patients and/or their family members. It is important to attend the weekly health team meeting to learn the dynamics of working with multidisciplinary professionals (nursing, case management, pastoral care, recreation therapy, etc.).
--Bone Marrow Transplant (BMT) Initial Assessment and Follow-Up Counseling/Attend Team Meeting. These activities involve formal psychological assessment and supportive counseling with hospitalized patients and/or their family members. As stated above, it is important to attend the weekly health team meeting to learn the dynamics of working with multidisciplinary professionals (nursing, case management, pastoral care, recreation therapy, etc.).
--Intraperitoneal Hyperthermic Chemotherapy (IPHC) initial assessment and patient follow-up. Collaborate with staff counselor and/or director to provide psychosocial care for patients and caregivers.
-- Solid Tumor Patient Consultation/Attend Team meeting. These activities involve approaching patients following referrals from Health Team Meeting or from health care staff. Patients are often hospitalized for shorter periods of time than on other services and need to be seen within 24 hours. It is anticipated that students would incorporate Solid Tumor consults after becoming comfortable and familiar with other services.

2. Potential OCCC Patient Activities:
--Help manage the new patient orientation in the OCCC as needed
--Help manage support rooms and provide hospitality for patients and family members as indicated.

3. Conduct literature searches and scholarly work under the direction of staff.

Student Intern

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