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Lead Oncology Social Worker

Requisition #: 192232
Location: Sibley Memorial Hospital, Washington, DC 20001
Category: Social Work/Mental Health
Work Shift: Day Shift
Work Week: Full Time (40 hours)
Weekend Work Required: No
Date Posted: Sept. 10, 2019

Johns Hopkins Health System employs more than 20,000 people annually. Upon joining Johns Hopkins Health System, you become part of a diverse organization dedicated to its patients, their families, and the community we serve, as well as to our employees. Career opportunities are available in academic and community hospital settings, home care services, physician practices, international affiliate locations and in the health insurance industry. If you share in our vision, mission and values and also have exceptional customer service and technical skills, we invite you to join those who are leaders and innovators in the healthcare field.

The Lead Oncology Social Worker functions as a member of the multidisciplinary team who has clinical social work expertise. She/he is a clinical resource, advocate and educator with the goal of providing counseling and other supportive services to patients and families receiving cancer care at Sibley. She/he manages the Masters of Social Work (MSW) Internship Program and provides supervision to all MSW Interns. Also acts as a consultant to physicians and Sibley staff regarding psychosocial issues, community resources and financial needs.

Minimum Education and Experience:

  1. Licensed to practice as a Social Worker in the District of Columbia.
  2. Master’s degree in Social Work from an accredited school.
  3. 4-8 years social work experience in a health care setting preferred.
  4. Current CPR Certification required.

Sibley Memorial Hospital provides a smoke-free workplace.

Johns Hopkins Health System and its affiliates are drug-free workplace employers.

Johns Hopkins Health System and its affiliates are an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, national origin, mental or physical disability, genetic information, veteran status, or any other status protected by federal, state, or local law.


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