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Job #10718
Social Worker, Oncology
Full Time, Days
Pennington, NJ
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Perform appropriate clinical interventions related to grief counseling, bereavement, adjustment and crisis intervention to support care coordination and increase patient/family coping skills.

Specific Responsibilities:

  • Conducts psychosocial assessments and provides psychosocial treatment to patients in the Cancer Center from various socioeconomic, cultural, ethnic, educational and other diverse backgrounds.
  • Assesses the psychosocial functioning and needs of patients and their family members, and formulates and implements appropriate treatment plans. 
  • Identifies patient’s problems, strengths, weaknesses, coping skills and assistance needed in collaboration with the patient, family and interdisciplinary treatment team.
  • Implements treatment modalities in working with individuals, families and groups who are experiencing a variety of psychiatric, medical and social problems to achieve treatment goals.
  • Provides counseling and/or psychotherapy services to individuals, groups and families. Must practice within the bounds of the license or certification.
  • Represents the patient’s needs and rights to providers and community in a variety of settings.
  • Provides crisis intervention and case management as needed.
  • Maintains appropriate charting, documents progress notes and treatment plans as required by the clinic protocol and other mandated regulatory agencies, and prepares correspondence regarding social evaluation of patient and patient follow-up.
  • Actively participates in clinical team meetings.

  • MSW.
  • NJ LCSW.
  • One year of experience in an acute care hospital or in a hospice/cancer-related setting performing clinical social work.
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook.
Capital Health is the region’s leader in providing progressive, quality patient care with significant investments in our exceptional physicians, nurses and staff, as well as advanced technology. Comprising two hospitals (our Regional Medical Center in Trenton and Capital Health Medical Center – Hopewell), our Hamilton outpatient facility and various primary and specialty care practices across the region, Capital Health is a dynamic healthcare resource accredited by The Joint Commission.

The Capital Health Cancer Center has received national recognition and is the area’s most advanced provider of cancer treatment. At our center, a team of physicians from related fields such as medical oncology, radiation oncology, surgery, neurosurgery, digestive health, radiology, plastic and reconstructive surgery and other specialties collaborate and provide patients with a network of physicians trained in the most complex oncology issues.

Capital Health takes great pride in our innovative programs such as our Capital Institute for Neurosciences; nationally accredited Center for Comprehensive Breast Care; Center for Digestive Health; Marjorie G. Ernest Joint Replacement Center of Excellence; award-winning Cancer Center; and our Heart & Vascular Institute, which includes the region’s first accredited Chest Pain Center.

We offer competitive compensation and benefits that include:

  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Low employee expense for medical and dental insurance
  • 403b savings and retirement program
  • Educational assistance program

Find out why our 3000+ employees have chosen Capital Health.

Easy commute from PA and major NJ routes.

Learn more about us:

Equal Opportunity Employer.