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SOCIAL WORKER-TRIHEALTH CANCER INSTITUTE

City:  Cincinnati
State:  OH
Job Requisition Number:  268542

Attention current TriHealth employees:

Please apply for this position by submitting an online internal application via SuccessFactors. Please be certain to update your SuccessFactors Employee Profile prior to applying to this position.

SOCIAL WORKER-TRIHEALTH CANCER INSTITUTE: • This position is responsible for working independently within a team framework, while assessing the clinical, environmental, and psychosocial needs of patients diagnosed with cancer and blood disorders within the ambulatory setting. They are part of a multidisciplinary team that must collaborate for purposes of psychosocial needs that arise through course of diagnostics, treatment and survivorship. Collaborates with care teams, including but not limited to hematology, medical oncology, surgical, radiation and neurological. • Demonstrate competency of distress, as determined by NCCN Guidelines and the Distress Screen Tool. Clinician must be skilled in basic biological assessment to determine if there is a need to notify physician (PCP or specialist) of medical changes • Assessment of needs include; financial, medical, social, emotional and familial. Utilize clinical treatment skills to evaluate and coordinate referrals to behavioral health. • Provide support, education, and assistance to ensure patients’ and their families’ needs are identified and assist to eliminate barriers to care. Responsible for keeping up to date on eligibility for current resources/services in the community. Collaborate with insurance payors, and vendors on behalf of the patient and family, and advocate on their behalf. • Explore the emotional and social impact of illness and treatment. Utilize clinical judgement to provide emotional and bereavement support to patient and family.

 

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

EDUCATION: Master's Degree Social Work, from accredited university/college Licensed Social Worker

EXPERIENCE: 2-3 years Clinical Healthcare

SPECIALIZED KNOWLEDGE: Knowledge of hospital systems, and disease specific signs and symptoms for patients to be followed; knowledge of community resources, especially those serving patients population both TriHealth and others.

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Job Title:  SOCIAL WORKER-TRIHEALTH CANCER INSTITUTE

Department Name:  GSH CELLULAR THERAPY

Location:  Good Samaritan Hospital

Hourly/Salaried:  Salaried

Employment Status: Full Time Position

Bi-Weekly Hours:80

Shift: Day Shift

Weekend Commitment:  No

Holiday Commitment:  No

On-Call Commitment:  No


Nearest Major Market: Cincinnati

Job Segment: Social Worker, Radiation Oncology, Behavioral Health, Hematology, Neurology, Service, Healthcare