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Oncology Social Worker - New Jersey Office

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Cancer Care, Inc.
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New York, NY

Cancer Care, Inc.


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Published 10 days ago

January 25, 2021

*Due to COVID-19 this position will be done remotely for a period of time

CancerCare’s New Jersey Regional Office location seeks a full time Social Worker to be responsible for delivering CancerCare’s free services to people whose lives are affected by cancer. The position is full time, Monday – Friday, 2 days 11 AM – 7 PM and 3 days 9 AM – 5 PM.

The Social Worker will be responsible for:

  • Conducting face-to-face and telephone counseling with individuals, as well as face-to-face, telephone and online support groups;
  • Providing immediate help and support to people with cancer and their loved ones contacting CancerCare via a national toll-free Hopeline;
  • Addressing client needs by conducting a brief assessment to determine how the client is coping with cancer;
  • Participating in local presentations, workshops, health fairs, fundraising and community events; Upholding the CancerCare brand and philosophy
  • Demonstrating a commitment and passion about the organization’s mission and goals.

*Due to COVID-19 face-to-face services will be done telephonically or via video conferencing

Requirements

Bilingual Spanish Preferred (not required)

Master’s Degree in Social Work and New Jersey Licensed Social Work (LSW) credential is REQUIRED.

  • 1 to 2 years’ experience and a background in health, hospice or mental health settings delivering intervention to clients coping with chronic and acute life-threatening illness as well as with the bereaved is required. Knowledge of medical and psychosocial aspects of cancer is preferred.
  • A willingness to work with clients who are experiencing stress and trauma in their lives as a result of coping with chronic and life threatening illnesses.
  • Highly organized with excellent analytical, problem-solving and interpersonal/communication skills, with the ability to write quickly, clearly and compellingly.
  • Knowledge of and experience in oncology strongly preferred, but not required.

Cover letter must accompany resume

*Due to COVID-19 this position will be done remotely for a period of time

CancerCare’s New Jersey Regional Office location seeks a full time Social Worker to be responsible for delivering CancerCare’s free services to people whose lives are…

Details at a glance

  • On-site Location
  • Full Time Schedule
  • Master's Degree Required
  • Entry level

Benefits

Excellent and vacation.

Excellent and vacation.

Level of Language Proficiency

Spanish referred but not required

Spanish referred but not required

Location

275 7th Avenue, New York, NY 10001

How to Apply

Cover letter must accompany resume.

Cover letter must accompany resume.

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