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Social Worker- Outpatient Oncology

We Are Hiring

Title: Social Worker- Outpatient Oncology

City, State:  Nashville, TN

Location:  Cancer Center, Hayes Street

Department:  Oncology Patient Navigator 001 

Additional Job Details:  Full-Time, Day

Schedule: Monday-Friday, 7:00am-4:00pm 

Why Join Ascension?

Ascension Saint Thomas is the leading faith-based health care system in Tennessee and is a part of Ascension, the largest non-profit health system in the U.S. and the world's largest Catholic health system. We are committed to delivering compassionate, personalized care to all, with special attention to persons living in poverty and those most vulnerable.

 

What Ascension Saint Thomas has to offer:

 

Power of Purpose: 

For us, work is more than the place we go each day. It’s an environment that nurtures relationships, connects talent, and understands patients. Our innovative spirit impacts and influences the community that we serve. 

 

Culture of Teamwork: 

We encourage diversity of talents while offering the support of a multi-disciplinary team. 

Professional Development: By supporting our associates and their professional development, we ultimately enhance the care and services we provide to the community. Through this development, our associates find new opportunities for career advancement.

 

Compensation/Benefits: 

Ascension Saint Thomas provides a competitive compensation package inclusive of a wide range of flexible benefit options. We support work-life balance through generous paid time off and encourage spirituality in the workplace. 

 

Innovative Environment: 

We are a progressive, stable company with 120 years of experience in delivering world-class personalized care. At Ascension Saint Thomas, we are actively trying new solutions to help overcome some of healthcare’s toughest challenges.


 

What You Will Do

As a Social Worker with Saint Thomas Health Svcs-TN, you will have the opportunity to investigate, assess and plan interventions to help patients cope with social, emotional, economic and environmental problems.

Responsibilities:

  • Interviews patients, assesses priorities and documents case activity.
  • Consults with team managers, statutory and voluntary agencies and patient's relatives to ensure compliance with patient's treatment plan.
  • Assists clients/families with obtaining community assistance by referral to proper resources.
  • Develops and maintains working relationships with community health, welfare and social agencies and seeks creative means to assist the client with his/her needs.
  • Facilitate Oncology Patient psychosocial distress thermometer

What You Will Need

Licenses/Certifications/Registration:

  • Required Credential(s):
    • One or more of the following:
      • Agency Affiliated Counselor obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date. 
      • Licensed Social Worker credentialed from the Tennessee Board of Social Workers obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date. Or Certified Master Social Worker preferred. 

Oncology social workers will need a master's degree from an accredited school of social work.

Education:

  • Diploma 
    • High school diploma/GED with 2 years of experience, or Associate's degree, or Bachelor's degree required
    • Master's Degree in Social Work is highly preferred.

Work Experience:

  • 3 years of experience preferred.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Saint Thomas Health Services complies with all applicable federal and state laws prohibiting discrimination in hiring or employment practices on the basis of citizenship, race, color, religion, gender, age, national and ethnic origin, disability, or veteran status.

No question or item on this application for employment is intended to secure information to be used for such discrimination.  Information obtained through this application will be used solely to determine qualifications and suitability for employment. This application will be valid for a period of 90 days from date of completion. 

Please note that Ascension will make an offer of employment only to individuals who have applied for a position using our official application. Be on alert for possible fraudulent offers of employment. Ascension will not solicit money or banking information from applicants.

E-Verify Statement

Saint Thomas Health participates in the Electronic Employment Verification Program. Please click the E-Verify link below for more information.

E-Verify (link to E-verify site) 

Job ID: 375756
Category: Social Services
Facility: TNNAS Saint Thomas Health
Ministry: Saint Thomas Health, TN
Location: Nashville, TN

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