AdventHealthSocial Worker Oncology Full Time Days
New Smyrna, FL

Social Worker AdventHealth New Smyrna

Address : 401 PALMETTO ST, New Smyrna, 32168

Top Reasons To Work At AdventHealth:

  • Immediate Health Insurance Coverage

  • Great benefits such as: Educational Reimbursement

  • Career growth and advancement potential

  • High quality of life with low cost of living on the shores of sunny New Smyrna Beach, FL.

The role you’ll contribute:

The Social Worker assists in meeting the psychosocial needs of patients and their families, as well as, coordinates concrete services to maximize a patient/family’s quality of life and enhances adjustments to illness. In collaboration with the multidisciplinary oncology team members, the social worker identifies high-risk patients through screening mechanisms, performs assessment of patient/families to determine and facilitate the most appropriate intervention. Maintains a thorough knowledge of hospital, local, state and federal resources. Provides counseling services, including adjustment, supportive and crisis intervention.

The value you’ll bring to the team:

· Identifies patients/families that require social service intervention via high-risk screening, chart rounds and/or referrals.

· Interacts with all newly diagnosed inpatients to assess their needs during hospitalization and post discharge.

· Interacts with and provides support to all newly diagnosed outpatients to assess their needs and connect them with resources, if needed.

· Identifies the need for and arranges patient/family/health team conferences.

· Provides support to the oncology patient/family throughout the continuum of care, critical incident intervention, crisis intervention, and illness adjustment counseling.

· Anticipates counseling for individuals, couples, families and groups and facilitates support through the use of resources available to the multidisciplinary team.

· Provides social work services based on age-specific needs of the patient and family.

· Provides referrals and linkage to concrete services; financial assistance, housing, meals, transportation, and cancer specific mental health services.

· Plans and conducts Oncology related support groups and educational programs.

· Maintains professional standards adhering to NASW and AOSW Code of Ethics and professional development.

· Advocates for oncology patient/family unmet service needs.

· Complete projects and reports as assigned by the Director (i.e. patient satisfaction surveys, monthly stats, etc.)

· Takes lead role and participates in Oncology related community events.

· Provides stress management for the Oncology staff.

· Provides Oncology social service expertise in collaboration with other Oncology professionals.

· Performs other hospital-related duties as assigned.


What You Will Need:

· Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work or related field (ie., Sociology, Psychology).

· Clinically Licensed Social Worker or Masters in Social Work. (Preferred)

This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.

Job Snapshot

  • Job Schedule: Full-time

    Pay Range: $23.94 - $35.914

  • Location: New Smyrna, FL

  • Job ID: 24000434

  • Job Family: Case Management

  • Shift: 1 - Day

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