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St. Joseph Health / Covenant Health Social Worker - Case Management in Eureka, California

We are looking for a Social Worker (MSW) with the Case Management Department at St. Joseph Hospital Eureka. Apply Today! Applicants that meet qualifications will receive a text with some additional questions from our Modern Hire system.

Location: Eureka, CA

Schedule: Relief

Shift: 8 hour, Days

Job Summary:

The Aim of the oncology social worker is to coordinate activities to facilitate effective and efficient patient flow across the continuum of care, from diagnosis to survivorship.

Essential Functions:

  • Collaborates with Cancer Support Services manager.

  • Assesses patients for potential and current care needs.

  • Provides social work consultation and planning for patients with complex issues i.e. multiple agency referrals.

  • Coordinates community resources and assists with patient and family continuing needs.

  • Ensures that translator services are provided to patients if needed.

  • Generates appropriate plan to meet identified needs using and interdisciplinary approach.

  • Responds to requests for additional information including, but not limited to mandated documentation, advanced directives, and palliative care.

  • Maintains collaborative working relationship with all oncology departments: radiation oncology, HMS Oncology, and chemotherapy.

Skills :

  • Current knowledge and demonstrate the ability to apply social work principals and skills.

  • Organizational and prioritizing skills including ability to renegotiate deadlines.

  • Ability to utilize EMR/other records and documentation in a professional and timely manner.

  • Current working knowledge of state and national health care benefits. Community resources for adult and elderly patients.

  • Understanding of eligibility requirements for state and federal medical programs. (i.e. Medicare, Partnership/MediCal).

Minimum Position Qualifications:

Education :

  • Bachelor's Degree in Social Work.

Experience :

  • Five (5) years of experience as a social worker in a community based setting.

Preferred Position Qualification:

Education :

  • Master's Degree in Social Work.

Experience :

  • Acute care facility or oncology experience.


  • Membership in the Association of Oncology Social workers (AOSW).

National Geographic Traveler calls Humboldt County one of the world's top ten great places while the USDA declares this area to be "America's Most Scenic Rural County."

It's also home for St. Joseph Hospital, located in Eureka and serving the community since 1920. We're a full-service, state-of-the-art facility with 145 licensed beds including a 15-bed Acute Rehab Unit.

Redwood Memorial Hospital is located in the Eel River Valley in the southern part of Humboldt County. Redwood Memorial Hospital fosters a healing and welcoming environment by taking a holistic, patient-centered approach to medicine.

To learn more about our facilities and all Humboldt County has to offer, please visit:

St. Joseph Hospital provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, St. Joseph Hospital complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities.

This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

Positions specified as "on call/per diem" refers to employment consisting of shifts scheduled on as "as needed basis" to fill in for staff vacancies.

Company: Humboldt County Entities

Category: Social Work

Req ID: R330604