Social Worker – Oncology (Bone Marrow Transplant)

Job Description

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Department of Social Work (MSH) - Req Number: 2443724


Job Title:  Social Worker – Oncology (Bone Marrow Transplant)


Roles & Responsibilities:

This is a part-time (3 days/wk) continuity care position (in and out patient) working with patients and families affected by hematological malignancies, whose treatment plans often include bone marrow transplants. There is a strong end of life component to this position and it is the social worker’s responsibility to support patients and families through this process. The social worker will provide counseling, support, psycho-education and discharge and community planning services to patients and families. This social worker will be an active participant in the development of psychosocial services for oncology patients. The social worker will also be expected to run support programs some of which may be in the evenings. Responsibilities include coverage of other oncology social workers.


LMSW required, LCSW preferred. 
Experience providing psychosocial services to patients with chronic illness.
Experience working with cancer and end-of- life issues preferred.
Skills in conducting in-depth psychosocial assessment and focused, short and term treatment.
Excellent clinical, collaborative, time management and organizational skills.
Ability to develop psychosocial services.
Discharge planning experience preferred

Strength Through Diversity

The Mount Sinai Health System believes that diversity is a driver for excellence. We share a common devotion to delivering exceptional patient care. Yet we’re as diverse as the city we call home- culturally, ethically, in outlook and lifestyle. When you join us, you become a part of Mount Sinai’s unrivaled record of achievement, education and advancement as we revolutionize medicine together.
We work hard to acquire and retain the best people, and to create a welcoming, nurturing work environment where you can develop professionally. We share the belief that all employees, regardless of job title or expertise, can make an impact on quality patient care. 

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Who We Are

Over 38,000 employees strong, the mission of the Mount Sinai Health System is to provide compassionate patient care with seamless coordination and to advance medicine through unrivaled education, research, and outreach in the many diverse communities we serve.
Formed in September 2013, The Mount Sinai Health System combines the excellence of the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai with seven premier hospital campuses, including Mount Sinai Beth Israel, Mount Sinai Beth Israel Brooklyn, The Mount Sinai Hospital, Mount Sinai Queens, Mount Sinai West (formerly Mount Sinai Roosevelt), Mount Sinai St. Luke’s, and New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai.
The Mount Sinai Health System is an equal opportunity employer. We promote recognition and respect for individual and cultural differences, and we work to make our employees feel valued and appreciated, whatever their race, gender, background, or sexual orientation. 

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