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2 Full-time positions at Duke University Medical Center:

Pediatric Oncology- This position is full time, Monday-Friday, serving half of the general oncology patients (non-brain tumor and non-BMT) and their families.  We follow our patients both inpatient and in the outpatient clinic for continuity of care.  Social Work experience in the field of Oncology is preferred for this position.

Pediatric Hematology- This was formerly a part time position and has recently been approved to be a full time position M-F.  It is serving patients with Sickle cell, Hemophilia, and other Hematologic disorders, and their families in both the inpatient setting and outpatient clinics. Social Work experience in health care setting is preferred.

We are looking for Master's prepared Social Workers, who have or are eligible for NC licensure ( LCSW) ,  to support our Pediatric Hematology Oncology team.  These are clinical positions supporting patients and families while our Case Manager maintains responsibility for all discharge planning. We have a strong and supportive Social Work and Psychosocial team in Oncology and would love for you to consider joining us.

Duke University Medical Center is located in Durham, North Carolina. It is a thriving community with access to incredible sports teams, ( UNC Chapel Hill is also a mere 10 minutes down the road), friendly people, amazing food (named number 1 in Southern Living Magazine's "Top 10 Tastiest Towns in the South.") and mild climate. We are just 3 hours from the mountains of Asheville and 2 hours from the coast with many amazing beaches to choose from. Easy access to RDU International airport for you to attend APOSW conferences or go on a fabulous vacation to practice self-care. There are many reasons to love this area which was recently ranked #4  in US News and World Report Best Places to Live

Email your resume to

(Posted 12/21/16)


Part-Time Licensed Clinical Social Worker

The Jonathan Jacques Children's Cancer Center at Miller Children's & Women's Hospital Long Beach seeks a Licensed Clinical Social Worker for a part-time inpatient position.  The LCSW provides full-scope psychosocial services including assessment, treatment planning, intervention and resource linkage and advocacy.

The hours are Monday, Thursday and Friday from 8:30AM to 5:00PM and include occasional on-call coverage.  The ideal candidate has experience working with pediatric oncology patients and their families and is committed to a family-centered model of care.  Interested applicants should send a resume to Linda Muro-Garcia at

(Posted 11/10/16)


Social Worker Licensed Valerie Fund, #00047443
Facility: Newark Beth Israel Medical Center
Shift: Day
Status: Full Time
Location: Newark, NJ

    Provides direct clinical social work services to patients and their families in an interdisciplinary team approach. Responsibilities include but are not limited to: Completing initial psycho-social assessments on assigned patients, providing psychotherapeutic counseling with individuals, family or groups as needed, giving clinical consultations as needed, providing patient centered advocacy, collaborating with interdisciplinary team, managing complex discharge plans, building and maintaining relationships with internal/external resources, making referrals to community agencies and entitlement programs and continuing ongoing education. Ensure continuity of care for patients with complex post acute needs and maximizes the patients and families abilities to meet the continuing needs within their social and financial framework. Understands of all stages of growth and development to assess each patient’s age specific needs to provide individual treatment and care. Is responsible for reporting identified safety issues such as hazardous environments (i.e. damaged floors/walls/ceiling tiles/unsecured areas) and medical errors. Graduation from an accredited graduate school of social work with an MSW (master’s in social work) degree. State licensure required by the NJ State board of social work examiners. Licensed social worker (LSW) or licensed clinical social worker (LCSW) depending upon years of social work experience and clinical course work (LSW may render clinical social work services under the direct supervision of an LCSW). Three or more years experience in a hospital setting preferred. Successful completion of all Orientation Programs.

    Graduation from an accredited graduate school of social work with an MSW (master's in social work) degree. State licensure required by the NJ State board of social work examiners. Licensed social worker (LSW) or licensed clinical social worker (LCSW) .

    Experience working with children and families preferred

    Apply online at

    (Posted 11/4/16)



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