CentraState Healthcare System

Social Worker (BSW/CSW) - The Statesir Cancer Center

Posted Date 2 weeks ago(11/11/2021 9:05 AM)
ID
2021-12072
Position Type
Regular Full-Time
Location
CentraState Medical Center
Shift
Day

Overview

The Statesir Cancer Center at CentraState Medical Center is seeking an Oncology dedicated Social Worker. The Cancer Care Center Social Worker under the direction of the AVP Cancer Care, provides psycho-social support counseling and advocacy services to assigned patients and families as needed.

Responsibilities

  • Provides counseling for patients and families
  • Performs psychosocial assessments
  • Attends and participates in multidisciplinary Tumor Boards
  • Offers and facilitates support groups
  • Assists with completion of charitable applications / community assist / patient assistance programs
  • Assists with Medication applications
  • Evaluates patient for Medicare/Medicaid/ Charity Care eligibility
  • Identifies community resources. Provides patient/family with information on Community Services.
  • Provides transportation resources and other community resources
  • Coordinates Community Assistance Programs
  • Educates on hospice and refers to the Palliative Care team as necessary
  • Assists with end-of-life decision making in cooperation with the Palliative care team
  • Provides bereavement follow-up
  • Provides considerate respectful care focused upon the Residents' individual needs.
  • Affirms the Resident's right to make decisions regarding his/her medical care, including the decision to discontinue treatment, to the extent permitted by law.
  • Demonstrates the ability to obtain information and interpret information in terms of the needs of the age of the Residents cared for.
  • Demonstrates an understanding of the range of care needed based on the age of the patients cared for. Demonstrates knowledge of growth, development and/or adult health
    throughout the life span as appropriate to the job performed. Successfully completes lifespan education as appropriate.
  • Reviews admissions and identifies patients meeting with end of life issues. All assessments shall include psycho-social, living situation and available support.
  • Interviews patients and/or family members as appropriate to determine patient needs.
    Identifies situations that require follow up.
  • Provides support to patients and families coping with illness and hospitalization.
  • Makes recommendations regarding needs of patients and suggestions for providing more effective comprehensive care and social work services.
  • Participates in departmental Quality Improvement activities by collecting and documenting quality improvement statistics as required.
  • Documents all assessments, referrals and interventions in the patient's medical record.
  • Maintains monthly statistics with regard to patients served and completes monthly report.
  • Works collaboratively with Physician, RN and Cancer navigator regarding care management.
  • Provides diversional activity and emotional support as needed.

Qualifications

Education:

Bachelor's Social Work required

BS/BA in Social Work from accredited college or university and internship required

MSW Preferred

 

Work Experience:

Two (2) Years’ Medical Social Work Experience preferred

 

Licenses and Certifications:

Certified Social Worker / New Jersey License Required

 

Required Knowledge and Skills:

Strong professional, organizational, and interpersonal skills to effectively relate with all members of the healthcare team. 

 

 

About Us

CentraState Healthcare System aims to enhance the health and well-being of our communities through the compassionate delivery of quality healthcare. We are confident that you will find success within CentraState Healthcare System, which is Magnet Recognized and was designation a Great Place to Work-Certified™ company by Great Place to Work®. When you bring your talent to CentraState, you are joining a trailblazing healthcare facility, committed to providing in high-quality, patient-focused care. Join us in making incredible strides in healthcare, and making a difference in our community.

 

We believe in enriching the lives of our employees through work/life balance initiatives, tuition assistance, career advancement opportunities and much more.

 

Find out why our employees love their jobs and being part of the CentraState family!

 

What We Offer:

  • Highly competitive compensation
  • Excellent benefits package and rewards program
  • Leading edge technology
  • Great staff-to-patient ratio’s
  • Career Development and Growth Opportunity
  • Tuition Reimbursement Program
  • Comprehensive Retirement / Savings Programs
  • Continuing Education / Onsite Training
  • A warm, welcoming company culture based upon mutual respect and a collaborative goal of providing excellent patient care
  • Profit Sharing Program
  • Concierge Services with Work & Family Benefits
  • Magnet recognized healthcare facility

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