Job Description

Social Worker

Cancer care is all we do

Hope in healing

Cancer Treatment Centers of America® (CTCA®) takes a unique and integrative approach to cancer care. Our patient-centered care model is founded on a commitment to personalized medicine, tailoring a combination of treatments to the needs of each individual patient. At the same time, we support patients’ quality of life by offering therapies designed to help them manage the side effects of treatment, addressing their physical, spiritual and emotional needs, so they are better able to stay on their treatment regimens and get back to life. At the core of our whole-person approach is what we call the Mother Standard® of care, so named because it requires that we treat our patients, and one another, like we would want our loved ones to be treated. This innovative approach has earned our hospitals a Best Place to Work distinction and numerous accreditations. Each of us has a stake in the successful outcomes of every patient we treat.

Job Description:

Job Overview

Social worker is responsible for demonstrating the mother standard of care by providing support services to patients and their families in the management of psychosocial implications and impact of illness.  The social worker acts as a resource assisting with communication, counseling, navigation of systems of care, providing resources, and providing discharge planning of services to the patient and family.  The social worker will assist the patient and family of all ages including children, adults, and geriatrics.  Considered an integral part of the clinical care team, participating in multidisciplinary meetings, communications, and collaboration as part of patient care with the physician and allied health professionals.  Conducts comprehensive discharge needs assessment, initiates and facilitates referrals to home health, hospice, other care facilities, and medical equipment and supplies.  Implements plan of care using psychotherapeutic intervention; provides crisis intervention including adjustment to hospitalization, disability, chronic illness, mental health illness, abuse, and financial counseling including assistance with disability applications.  Assist with ensuring safety of patients.  Upholds all regulatory agency requirements including The Joint Commission and State Department of Health. 

Job Qualifications

  • Masters of Social Work Required
  • 3 years social work experience required
  • Current BLS certification
  • Demonstrate ability to utilize critical thinking and apply sound judgment and assessment skills for decision making, and ensuring safety of patients
  • Excellent  written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to interact with a wide variety of individuals and handle several situations simultaneously
  • Microsoft outlook, electronic health record experience required
  • Lifting/carrying objects up to 50lbs

We win together

Each CTCA employee is a Stakeholder, driven to make a true difference and help win the fight against cancer. Each day is a challenge, but this unique experience comes with rewards that you may never have thought possible. To ensure each team member brings his or her best self, we offer exceptional support and immersive training to encourage your personal and professional growth. If you’re ready to be part of something bigger and work with a passionate, dynamic group of care professionals, we invite you to join us. 

Visit:  Jobs.cancercenter.com to begin your journey.

Application Instructions

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