At Memorial Sloan Kettering, our social workers play a meaningful role in providing emotional support and guidance to people with cancer, as well as friends, families, and caregivers.
We are seeking to hire a Clinical Social Worker I to provide comprehensive bio-psychosocial assessment and follow-up to adult patients and families in response to social, psychological and environmental needs related to the impact of diagnosis, admission, treatment, discharge, continued care and post-treatment. In this role, you will report to a Supervisor within the Department of Social Work. If you'd like to learn more about our Social Work department, click here for more information.
Conduct screening and bio-psychosocial assessment of patients and families to assess their distress & develop ongoing clinical plan.
Provide clinical interventions and modification of psychosocial plan, ongoing clinical assessments, advocacy, and assistance with resources for patients and their families.
Collaborate with interprofessional team to address ongoing patient needs.
Assist patients/families in accessing appropriate psychosocial services along the continuum of care.
Identify the unique needs of assigned service; develop and implement appropriate interventions and programs.
Produce quality documentation in the medical record and all written correspondence; and prepare Philanthropic Budget Sheets and other departmental-related documentation.
Focus on professional development through supervision of student interns; participating in team consultation, teaching and research, presentations at national conferences and contributions to the social work/oncology literature.
Participate and serve on department-wide committees. Work with Supervisor, Practice Group Leader and/or Director of Social Work on special projects as assigned.
A Masters degree in Social Work and NY-LMSW are both required.
At least 1 year of post masters work experience in a hospital.
Strong clinical skills with individuals, families and groups.
Experience in oncology and/or palliative care in a hospital setting preferred.
At Memorial Sloan Kettering (MSK), we’re not only changing the way we treat cancer, but also the way the world thinks about it. By working together and pushing forward with innovation and discovery, we’re driving excellence and improving outcomes. For the 28th year, MSK has been named a top hospital for cancer by U.S. News & World Report. We are proud to be on Becker’s Healthcare list as one of the 150 Great Places to Work in Healthcare in 2018, as well as one of Glassdoor’s Employees’ Choice Best Place to Work for 2018. We’re treating cancer, one patient at a time. Join us and make a difference every day.