The Seattle Cancer Care Alliance (SCCA), located in Seattle, Washington, is part of a dynamic collaboration among three organizations known nationally and internationally for their patient care and research: Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, University of Washington, and Seattle Children's. Over the past 25 years, these institutions have worked together to support their mission of adult and pediatric oncology patient care services, research and education.
The Social Worker II is responsible for providing professional social work services (i.e., screening, motivational interviewing, brief interventions, counseling, resource identification and navigation) to adult patients and families. The incumbent collaborates with SCCA partner institutions to ensure continuity of care across systems. The incumbent uses clinical judgment and problem-solving skills to address patient and family emotional/psychological, social and developmental issues. The social worker facilitates referrals to internal and community resources, and assists and advocates for patients, with concrete needs. They strive to achieve the highest in patient (customer) satisfaction, support the mission of SCCA and its affiliates, and provide consultation to staff at SCCA, Northwest Hospital, UW Medical Center, and to community resources as needed. This position will provide support seen by the Bone Marrow Transplant service.