Social Worker – Oncology

Job Description

Strength Through Diversity

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Department of Social Services (MSH) -  Req Number: 2587624

Job Title: Social Worker – Oncology


Roles & Responsibilities:

This social work float position is in the Derald H. Ruttenberg Treatment Center. The social worker will have the opportunity to cover various outpatient cancer services. The social worker will work with patients from diagnosis to end-of-life and the social worker will provide counseling and other psychosocial services to patients and their families. The social worker will provide these interventions primarily in the outpatient setting but the role may involve some inpatient work as well. Psychoeducation and community planning are a significant part of the social worker’s responsibilities. There will be the opportunity to run groups and other integrative services to benefit the patient population.


New York State LMSW or LCSW.
Experience providing psychosocial services to patients with chronic illnesses.
Skills in rapid psychosocial assessment and focused, short-term treatment.
Excellent clinical, communication, collaborative, and organizational skills.
Oncology experience preferred.

• Ability to develop psychosocial programs.

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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