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Outpatient Oncology Social Worker in San Diego, CA at Scripps System Wide Initiatives

Date Posted: 3/14/2019

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Job Description

At Scripps Health, you will experience the pride, support and respect of an organization that has been repeatedly recognized as one of the nation’s Top 100 Places to Work.
You’ll be surrounded by people committed to making a difference in the lives of their patients and their teammates. So if you’re open to change, go ahead and unlock your potential.
We are seeking a compassionate, motivated Outpatient Oncology Social Worker to join our Scripps System Wide Initiative team.  As part of this team you will play an important role in our partnership with the Scripps MD Anderson Cancer Center.  Scripps is proud to be partnering with MD Anderson to create a comprehensive and clinically integrated cancer care program in San Diego that will provide adult cancer patients greater access to the most advanced oncology care available throughout Southern California.
The Outpatient Oncology Social Worker at Scripps provides an important role within Outpatient Cancer program by assisting patients and families with personal and environmental problems which predispose illness or which interfere with their obtaining maximum benefits from medical care. As a member of the Scripps System Wide Initiative team you will be supporting multidisciplinary team members and clinics throughout the system.  Candidate is required to demonstrate ability to perform competencies as outlined in unit specific competency assessment tools as well as age specific care as established for a Clinical Social Worker in assigned area. 
This is a Full Time, 8 hour day shift position located at our office in the La Jolla area. (80 hours per bi-weekly pay period). Candidate must be flexible and willing to commute to other Scripps sites throughout the system as needed.

Job Requirements

Required Qualifications: 
  • Masters degree in Social Work (MSW) from an accredited University/College
  • BLS for Healthcare Provider American Heart Association
  • Working knowledge of the laws, regulations, policies and appeal procedures as relative to the Federal, State and other reimbursement programs
  • Must be able to display good working relationships with patients, families, medical and nursing personnel, and all others employed at the hospital
Preferred Qualifications:
  • LCSW (Licensed by the State of CA Behavioral Science Examiners Board)
  • Outpatient Oncology, Oncology and/or Palliative Care/Hospice experience
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office including but not limited to Outlook, Excel
Scripps Health is repeatedly named on the Fortune Magazine’s 100 Best Companies to work for, only San Diego-based company and Becker’s Healthcare Top Hospitals. Scripps Health offers a robust Total Rewards Program designed to compensate and motivate you throughout your career. Scripps Health Total Rewards Program includes a broad range of plans and programs including market competitive pay and performance incentives, health and wellness benefits, financial wellness benefits, work-life resources, learning and development opportunities, and rewards and recognition. Unlock your potential with Scripps Health today.
Scripps Health is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, sexual orientation, or gender identity/expression), age, marital status, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability.