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Health Care Social Workers

On the Job


Health Care Social Workers help people who are suffering from a serious or terminal illness. They advise family caregivers and help to educate patients and families. They may also provide services to help prevent disease.


Typical Work Tasks

People who work in this career often:

Typical Working Conditions


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