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Wilmington, Delaware, United States
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Social Worker - MSW - Hematology Oncology
Wilmington, DE, United States


JOB DESCRIPTION


This full-time social work position supporting the hematology/oncology service within the Nemours Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders (NCCBD) allows a master’s-prepared social worker to provide direct service to pediatric patients undergoing treatment for various forms of cancer and blood disorders and has an additional specialized focus on the care of Bone Marrow Transplant and CAR-T patients. The social worker in this position also supports the International Medicine team, which brings patients to Nemours for life-saving bone marrow transplants not available in the patient’s home country.

The position functions as part of a five-member hematology/oncology social work team and a larger multidisciplinary team providing care to patients and families at the NCCBD. Responsibilities include but are not limited to conducting assessments of and providing counseling, support, and concrete services to oncology patients and their families; participating in weekly multidisciplinary team meetings to coordinate complex care; facilitating parent support groups; coordinating family meetings with the multidisciplinary team for care planning; coordinating and facilitating school reintegration meetings and services; providing social work services to some general pediatric patients admitted to the unit. This position also has responsibilities to the larger Social Work Department including participation in regular weekly meetings; assistance with coverage of social work needs throughout the hospital, as needed; committee participation and assistance with projects; and rotating on-call duty. The social worker in this position benefits from regular clinical and group supervision. Strong clinical skills are required and previous pediatric oncology experience is preferred. Full-time benefits included. LMSW or LCSW preferred.

Responsibilities:

  1. Manage complex assessments of the patient/family’s biopsychosocial situation establishes goals and periodically re-assesses.
  2. Provide crisis intervention services were indicated for the management of domestic violence, psychiatric emergency cases, child abuse and family disputes.
  3. Provide therapeutic, goal directed counseling. Exhibit necessary clinical skills to provide problem focused goal directed intervention.
  4. Interface with insurance providers, case managers and others involved in the authorization of needed patient services. Identifies and negotiates differing needs within the family system.
  5. Coordinate discharge planning needs of patients and their families in an efficient, effective and timely manner while including the family in the process.
  6. Document social work notes in the patient medical record within the guidelines of the Department policy.
  7. Keep appraised of community resources and provide resource specific information to the assessed needs
  8. Maintain a professional manner at all times with staff and family.


Requirements:

  • Masters degree in Social Work from a program accredited by the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE)
  • LMSW/LCSW preferred


ABOUT US

As one of the nation's premier pediatric health care systems, we've made a promise to do whatever it takes to prevent and treat even the most disabling childhood conditions. It's a promise that extends beyond our nationally recognized clinical treatment to an entire integrated spectrum of research, advocacy, education, and prevention.

Equity, diversity, and inclusion guide our growth and strategy.  We are looking for individuals who are passionate about, and committed to, leading efforts to provide culturally relevant care, reducing health disparities, and helping build a diverse and inclusive environment.  All Nemours Associates are expected to ensure that these philosophies are embedded in their day to day work with colleagues, patients and families.

To learn more about Nemours and our commitment to treat every child as if they were our own, visit us at www.nemours.org.

To learn more about this position and to apply, please visit: https://epyz.fa.us2.oraclecloud.com/hcmUI/CandidateExperience/en/sites/CX_1/requisitions/preview/2568/?keyword=Oncology+Social+Worker&mode=location



Job Information

  • Job ID: 59232093
  • Location:
    Wilmington, Delaware, United States
  • Position Title: Social Worker - MSW - Hematology Oncology
  • Company Name: Nemours
  • Job Function: Social Worker - MSW

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