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Oncology Social Worker -
Bilingual Spanish

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Salary - $65,344.00 - $66,344.00

All applicants must apply via our website, complete the application and include a resume. A cover letter is preferred.

For this position bilingual Spanish Fluency (written and oral) is REQUIRED, along with a  Master’s Degree in Social Work and a Licensed Master of Social Work credential in New York.

Please submit a cover letter along with your resume.

Job Details:

CancerCare is the leading national organization dedicated to providing free, professional support services, including resource navigation, individual counseling, support groups, educational workshops, publications, and financial assistance to anyone affected by cancer.

CancerCare’s National Office location seeks a full-time Oncology 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 through Friday, 2 days from 11 AM to 7 PM and 3 days from 9 AM to 5 PM.

 

The Bilingual Oncology Social Worker will be responsible for:

  • Providing individual counseling (in-person, via Zoom and/or telephone), as well as support groups (in-person, via Zoom, telephone and/or message board) in English and Spanish

  • Providing resource navigation via telephone to people with cancer and caregivers in English and Spanish

  • Providing immediate assistance and support to cancer patients, caregivers and/or those who are bereaved by contacting CancerCare via a national toll-free Hopeline

  • Addressing client needs by conducting timely and effective psychosocial assessments and evaluations as needed

  • Utilizes knowledge of community resources to refer clients to appropriate services to ensure continuity and quality of care

  • Documents all social work activities in a timely manner according to departmental protocols

  • Participating in local presentations, workshops, health fairs, fundraising, walks and community events

  • Upholding the CancerCare brand and philosophy

  • Demonstrating a commitment and passion for the organization’s mission and goals

Qualifications

  • Bilingual Spanish Fluency (written and oral) is REQUIRED

  • Qualified applicants must have a Master’s Degree in Social Work and a Licensed Master of Social Work credential in New York is REQUIRED

  • 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

  • Excellent communication (both oral and written), highly organized with strong analytical, problem-solving and interpersonal skills, with the ability to write quickly, clearly and compellingly

  • Proficiency in computer skills and Microsoft Office (Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Outlook, Zoom), as well as the ability to utilize multiple programs simultaneously

 

Please provide a cover letter with your resume.

 

This job posting provides a general list of the essential responsibilities and qualifications required for this position. It does not represent a contract for employment, and CancerCare reserves the right to change the description and/or posting at any time without notice.

 

CancerCare provides an attractive benefits package that includes health insurance, a retirement plan, paid time off, standard holidays, and commuter benefits.

 

CancerCare is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, disability, genetic information, veteran/military status, or any other protected characteristic as established under law. We are dedicated to providing an inclusive and welcoming environment for our staff and clients.

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