Kettering Health Network

Social Worker II - Cancer Center

2 months ago(10/13/2017 6:06 PM)
Job ID
2017-8289
Job Category
Social Worker
Job Type
Resource (PRN)
Shift
First Shift
# of Openings
2
Shift Time
Days

Overview

Are you ready to be part of a collaborative team? Are you looking for endless career opportunities? Join our team of compassionate Social Workers!

Responsibilities & Requirements

  • Performs identification and assessment of  patients and families who have social, psychological  and/or environmental needs related to the impact of admission, diagnosis, treatment or discharge.
  • Essential duties include, but are not limited to:interviewing patients and families, developing plans for intervention addressing agreed upon priorities, synchronizing discharge of patient with delivery of home services and assisting patients/families in improving or restoring their capacity for social functioning. 

Preferred Qualifications

Identification and assessment of pts and families who have social, psychological and/or environmental needs related to the impact of cancer diagnosis, treatment, or side effects. Essential duties include, but not limited to, interviewing pts and families, developing plans for intervention addressing agreed upon priorities, synchronizing appointments, referral of pts to needed community resources, and assisting pts/families in improving or restoring their capacity for social functioning. Use a proactive approach to facilitate pt care through Staff Huddle and collaboration with the care team. Ensures psychosocial needs are met and understood . Other duties as assigned.

 

Bachelor's degree in Social Work required for SW I (117711).

Master’s degree in Social Work or related field required for SW II (117712).

Ohio Social Work license required. OSW-C (oncology social worker- certification) preferred.

A minimum of 2 years' experience in acute care and/or oncology setting preferred.

 

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