Clinical Social Worker: 40 hours/week

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450 Brookline Ave, Boston, MA 02215

Social Work

Employment Type:
Full time

Work Location:
PTL Remote: 2-3 days remote/wk


Located in Boston and the surrounding communities, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute is a leader in life changing breakthroughs in cancer research and patient care. We are united in our mission of conquering cancer, HIV/AIDS and related diseases. We strive to create an inclusive, diverse, and equitable environment where we provide compassionate and comprehensive care to patients of all backgrounds, and design programs to promote public health particularly among high-risk and underserved populations. We conduct groundbreaking research that advances treatment, we educate tomorrow's physician/researchers, and we work with amazing partners, including other Harvard Medical School-affiliated hospitals.


Clinical Social Worker: 40 hours/week

LCSW or LICSW Required

Exciting and challenging opportunity as a dedicated ambulatory social worker providing clinical social work to patients and their families at the Dana-Farber/Brigham and Women’s Cancer Center.

Excellent opportunity for a social worker with prior medical background including oncology experience. Position calls for psychosocial assessment and intervention, crisis intervention, consultation, and ability to work collaboratively with a multidisciplinary team.

Opportunity for individual, family and group work. Candidate must be able to thrive in a fast paced, complex, academic medical environment where the social worker is a key, valued member of the multi-disciplinary medical team.

This is an opportunity to contribute to social work practice in an oncology service that combines compassionate care with a commitment to be on the forefront of developing new and more effective cancer treatments.

If interested in this opportunity, please submit a resume and a cover letter detailing your experience, qualifications and skills for this position.


M-F; 40 hours/week


At Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, we work every day to create an innovative, caring, and inclusive environment where every patient, family, and staff member feels they belong.  As relentless as we are in our mission to reduce the burden of cancer for all, we are equally committed to diversifying our faculty and staff.  Cancer knows no boundaries and when it comes to hiring the most dedicated and diverse professionals, neither do we. If working in this kind of organization inspires you, we encourage you to apply.

  • Masters Degree in Social Work from accredited program.
  • Current Massachusetts license required.
  • Previous experience in hospital or healthcare setting.
  • Bilingual English / Spanish preferred.
  • Cultural sensitivity and age specific competency required.
  • Crisis intervention, treatment skills. 
  • Strong clinical assessment/judgment, including interdisciplinary teaming skills.
  • Excellent communication oral and written.
  • Strong organizational skills and ability to set priorities; tolerance for ambiguity.
  • Analytical skills, computer proficiency.

Dana-Farber Cancer Institute is an equal opportunity employer and affirms the right of every qualified applicant to receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity or expression, national origin, sexual orientation, genetic information, disability, age, ancestry, military service, protected veteran status, or other groups as protected by law.

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