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Cedars-Sinai Outpatient Social Worker – Oncology – Per Diem in Los Angeles, California

Job Description

Grow your career at Cedars-Sinai!

Cedars-Sinai Medical Center has been ranked the #1 hospital in California by U.S. News & World Report, 2023‑

  1. Beyond an outstanding benefit package and competitive salaries.

We take pride in hiring the best, most passionate employees. Our talented doctors, nurses and staff reflect the culturally and ethnically diverse community we serve. They are proof of our commitment to creating a dynamic, inclusive environment that fuels innovation and the gold standard of patient care we strive for.

What will you be doing:

The Social Worker (Oncology) Per Diem will provide a full range of social work services in collaboration with the larger oncology care teams and Patient and Family Support Program providers, to support and enhance coping of those impacted by a cancer diagnosis and treatment.

  • Psychosocial evaluation -- identification of problems affecting optimal patient care and the development of a treatment plan.

  • Crisis intervention.

  • Provide emotional support and counseling to Individuals and their family to help enhance coping as they navigate their cancer care.

  • Referrals to various community resources, such as public benefits, transportation, and mental health services as well as case coordination.

  • Interdisciplinary discussion of psychosocial implications of illness including consultation regarding treatments and resources designed to solve the problems of the patients.

  • Develops and maintains productive relationships with community health, welfare, and social agencies.

  • Work schedule will be on as needed basis, to include 8-hour day shifts, Monday through Friday. Needing flexibility and willingness to work 1-day or multiple days/weeks as needed.


Experience Requirements:

One (1) plus years of clinical experience in an acute care hospital setting, preferably 2 plus years.

Educational Requirements:

Master degree in Social Work.



About Us

Cedars-Sinai is a leader in providing high-quality healthcare encompassing primary care, specialized medicine and research. Since 1902, Cedars-Sinai has evolved to meet the needs of one of the most diverse regions in the nation, setting standards in quality and innovative patient care, research, teaching and community service. Today, Cedars- Sinai is known for its national leadership in transforming healthcare for the benefit of patients. Cedars-Sinai impacts the future of healthcare by developing new approaches to treatment and educating tomorrow's health professionals. Additionally, Cedars-Sinai demonstrates a commitment to the community through programs that improve the health of its most vulnerable residents.

About the Team

Cedars-Sinai is one of the largest nonprofit academic medical centers in the U.S., with 886 licensed beds, 2,100 physicians, 2,800 nurses and thousands of other healthcare professionals and staff. Choose this if you want to work in a fast-paced environment that offers the highest level of care to people in the Los Angeles that need our care the most.

Req ID : HRC1359125B

Working Title : Outpatient Social Worker – Oncology – Per Diem

Department : Onc PT and Fam Sup Svs

Business Entity : Cedars-Sinai Medical Center

Job Category : Patient Services

Job Specialty : Social Work

Overtime Status : EXEMPT

Primary Shift : Day

Shift Duration : 8 hour

Base Pay : $47.50 - $47.50

Cedars-Sinai is an EEO employer. Cedars-Sinai does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of the race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, ancestry, physical or mental disability, legally protected medical condition (cancer-related or genetic characteristics or any genetic information), marital status, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, age (40 or older), military and/or veteran status or any other basis protected by federal or state law.