*A job as an Oncology Social Work falls under the broader career category of Healthcare Social Workers. The information on this page will generally apply to all careers in this category but may not specifically apply to this career title.
for Healthcare Social Workers :
Provide individuals, families, and groups with the psychosocial support needed to cope with chronic, acute, or terminal illnesses. Services include advising family care givers, providing patient education and counseling, and making referrals for other services. May also provide care and case management or interventions designed to promote health, prevent disease, and address barriers to access to healthcare.