Identifies and addresses psychosocial needs of patients and their families by providing therapeutic counseling; and assists the CTC team in developing, implementing, coordinating, and evaluating strategies which will enable the patient to access the needed medical and/or mental health care. Acts as liaison with other community resources, provides case management services when necessary to ensure patients receive appropriate care, assists staff and volunteers in understanding social and emotional factors affecting a patient and family during cancer treatment, and coordinates CTC community outreach programs.
Masters in Social Work is required
One year experience in medical social work or in a health-related agency, preferably in oncology
Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) or GSW actively pursuing licensureÂ
CHRISTUS HEALTH is an international Catholic, faith-based, not-for-profit health system comprised of almost more than 600 services and facilities, including more than 60 hospitals and long-term care facilities, 350 clinics and outpatient centers, and dozens of other health ministries and ventures. CHRISTUS operates in 6 U.S. states, Colombia, Chile and 6 states in Mexico. To support our health care ministry, CHRISTUS Health employs approximately 45,000 Associates and has more than 15,000 physicians on medical staffs who provide care and support for patients. CHRISTUS Health is listed among the top ten largest Catholic health systems in the United States.