Social Worker - Per Diem

Emmanuel Cancer Foundation

Toms River,NJ

11/5/2019

Job Description

***This is a remote position***

We are seeking a Social Worker - Per Diem to join our team! You will be responsible for providing emotional and supportive counseling services to children and families impacted by pediatric cancer.

Example of some of the Responsibilities:

  • Monitor and report changes in patient symptoms or behavior
  • Communicate with collaborating physicians or specialists regarding patient care
  • Educate patients about health maintenance and disease
  • Facilitate referrals to other healthcare professionals and medical facilities
  • Maintain accurate patient case records
  • Provide advice and emotional support to patients and their family members

Qualifications: Masters degree

  • Previous experience in-home services
  • Familiarity with medical terminology
  • Ability to build rapport with patients
  • Strong problem solving and critical thinking skills
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment to meet family needs

Company Description

ECF provides NJ families faced with the crisis of pediatric cancer a place to turn for comfort and support through professional in-home counseling and a uniquely tailored package of assistance.

We accomplish this through: counseling for the entire family by professional caseworkers, advocacy on behalf of the families with insurance companies, medical providers, landlords, etc., material support such as food, clothing, toys, and household items, emergency financial relief

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