Oncology Center Navigator/Social Worker
Location:
Aventura , Florida
Posted:
September 07, 2017
Reference:
01643-6558
Oncology Center Social Worker/Navigator, Full Time

Facility Description:
Aventura Hospital is a fully accredited 407-bed acute care facility, providing award-winning inpatient and outpatient diagnostic, medical, surgical and cancer services. In order to meet the needs of our ever-growing community we have invested $130 million in expanding and renovating the hospital. The new North Patient Tower features 243 private rooms with private baths, the newest technologically advanced patient care equipment, a 28 bed-Emergency Department, 2 new ICU units, the Surgical Services Suite with 10 new oversized operating rooms, a new Main Entrance and much more.

Ideally located in luxurious South Florida, Aventura Hospital is home to a community rich with diversity and world class infused culture. Our prime location - nestled between Miami and Ft. Lauderdale - means you'll be surrounded by the very best South Florida has to offer!

Aventura Hospital & Medical Center is a member of the nation's leading provider of healthcare services, Hospital Corporation of America. HCA Ranks on Fortune's list of Most Admired Companies for three consecutive years. In addition, HCA has also been named one of Ethisphere's World's Most Ethical Companies for four consecutive years. Join our tradition of excellence!

Benefits:

We offer a generous compensation package for Full-time and Part-time including: vacation, 401k, and Medical Insurance.

Job Description:

Performs initial and ongoing assignments of oncology patients in the Cancer Center, evaluating each patient's ancillary needs (i.e., psychosocial, pain management, nutrition and support) and assists in arranging for each patient to have those needs met. Available to assess oncology patients for Radiation Oncology, The Breast Center, and each of the oncologists' offices in the Cancer Center. Provides information and referral services to individuals contacting the Cancer Center. Works closely with all appropriate ancillary departments as well as the community and external organization (i.e., American Cancer Society, National Cancer Institute, etc.) to provide services and educational programs for cancer patients and their families. Provides social work assistance to patients, families, and significant others to enable them to deal with the psychosocial issues which impact illness and to maximize benefits from health care services. This position includes psychosocial assessment, treatment planning as a member of multi-disciplinary treatment team, referrals to appropriate community resources, and networking with community services providers.

Requirements:
  • LCSW
  • 5 years post LCSW
  • 3 years hospital experience
  • 3 - 5 year oncology experience

A little about us:
HCA is the nation’s leading private provider of healthcare services. Comprised of locally managed facilities which include 230,000 employees at over 160 hospitals, over 120 surgery centers and 100 urgent care facilities in 20 states and the United Kingdom

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