Social Worker_Outpatient Oncology

  • Sign On Bonus:$5,000
  • Requisition ID: 166706
  • Department: 200702 Cancer Institute
  • Schedule: Full Time - Eligible for Benefits
  • Shift: Day
  • Category: Professionals

Are you a compassionate soul with a knack for helping others? Do you believe in the power of empathy and want to make a positive impact on individuals and communities? If so, we have an exciting opportunity for you to join our team as a Social Worker! Under the direct supervision of the Institute for Cancer Services Leadership and consultation with the Social Services Department Manager, this position provides professional social work intervention to patients diagnosed with cancer. 


  • Emotional Support Extraordinaire: As a Social Navigator, your primary role is to provide emotional support to individuals facing various life challenges. Whether it's helping someone through a difficult time, providing a listening ear, or offering guidance, you'll be there to offer a compassionate presence and create a safe space for healing and growth in an outpatient setting. 

  • Resourceful Problem Solver: You'll be the go-to person for individuals seeking assistance. Your job is to navigate the complex web of resources available and help people access the support they need. From connecting individuals with housing and employment services to guiding them through healthcare options, your resourcefulness will make a world of difference. 

  • Advocate for Justice: Social justice is at the heart of your work. You'll stand up for the rights of marginalized individuals and communities, amplifying their voices and advocating for equality and inclusivity. Your efforts will contribute to building a more just and equitable society. 

  • Collaborative Superhero: You'll work closely with a team of fellow superheroes, including psychologists, counselors, and community organizers. Together, you'll brainstorm innovative solutions, share knowledge, and support each other to ensure the best outcomes for the individuals and communities you serve. 

  • Empathy Ambassador: Spread empathy like wildfire! You'll be the ambassador of empathy, promoting understanding, acceptance, and kindness in all interactions. Your ability to see the world through others' eyes will help foster a culture of empathy within the organization and the broader community. 

  • Additional responsibilities include planning/implementing psychoeducational programs, providing quarterly reports for Renown Cancer Committee, attending weekly Cancer Conferences, Cancer Support Services meetings, all applicable department staff meetings. This position also participates in community outreach efforts, actively supports community agencies and foundations with cancer-related events, and is available for public speaking engagements as authorized by Administration. The social worker performs all clerical duties associated with the essential functions of this position. 


  • Empathy Guru: A deep sense of empathy is your superpower. You have a genuine desire to understand and connect with people from diverse backgrounds, treating everyone with respect and dignity. 

  • Excellent Communication Skills: Strong verbal and written communication skills are vital for this role. You can convey complex ideas with clarity, actively listen, and adapt your communication style to meet the unique needs of different individuals. 

  • Patience and Resilience: You understand that change takes time, and setbacks are a part of the journey. Your patience and resilience will allow you to stay committed and motivated even in challenging situations. 

  • Cultural Sensitivity: You appreciate and respect the diversity of cultures, beliefs, and values. Your cultural sensitivity ensures that you approach each person and situation with an open mind, fostering inclusivity and understanding. 

  • Problem-Solving Wizard: You have a knack for finding solutions even in the most difficult circumstances. Your resourcefulness and critical thinking skills will help you navigate complex systems and identify creative options for individuals in need. 


Benefits & Perks: 

  • Join a supportive and dynamic team of healthcare professionals who value your contributions. 

  • The chance to make a real difference in the lives of patients and their families. 

  • Continuous development opportunities for personal and professional growth.  

  • Competitive compensation package and comprehensive health and wellness benefits to keep you at the peak of your powers.  

Note: The foregoing description is not intended and should not be construed to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills and efforts or work conditions associated with the job. It is intended to be an accurate reflection of the general nature and level of the job. This position does provide patient care. 

Minimum Qualifications 

Requirements - Required and/or Preferred 




Must have working-level knowledge of the English language, including reading, writing and speaking English. Master of Social Work Degree from an accredited institution required. 


Requires minimum two years’ experience in a clinical social service setting. Oncology experience preferred.  


Masters prepared social worker degree at minimum. Ability to obtain and maintain a State Of Nevada Social Worker license. Requires valid Nevada license as an LSW, LISW, LCSW, LASW or is eligible for licensure in Nevada 


Board of Oncology Social Work Certification (OSW-C). If not currently certified, certification process must begin within 3 yrs post hiring date. 

Computer / Typing: 

Must be proficient with Microsoft Office Suite, including Outlook, PowerPoint, Excel and Word and have the ability to use the computer to complete online learning requirements for job-specific competencies, access online forms and policies, complete online benefits enrollment, etc. 


Renown Health exists to make a genuine difference in the health and well-being of the people and communities we serve. And it is through your passion that this mission is made real every day. The relationship with employees is the foundation for success as we proceed with our strategic direction. We strive to build upon this solid partnership by offering a comprehensive and competitive benefits package that meets the diverse needs of employees and their family members.

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