Who Are We Looking For?
Interior Health is seeking a permanent full time Professional Practice Leader, Social Worker to join our team at the Royal Inland Hospital in Kamloops, B.C. This position works from Monday to Friday from 08:00 to 16:00 for 37.5 hours a week. We require an experienced, confidently assertive, collaborative leader who thrives in managing cross portfolio responsibilities. The ideal candidate will be strong at developing relationships and bridging the multidisciplinary team
What Will You Work On?
The position is responsible for ensuring that standards for the Allied Health profession are consistent with regulatory/accrediting body standards and relevant legislation. Contributes to the development of the profession throughout the health authority via the practice council. Advises the Allied Health Director on professional practice issues and other matters regarding the Allied Health services.
How Will You Create Impact?
Reporting to the Director of Allied Health on administrative matters this position provides leadership and representation for Royal Inland Hospital’s Social Work Services and is responsible for the administration, supervision, planning and budgeting of the assigned portfolio. The Professional Practice Leader is responsible for interpreting and implementing all organizational regulations, policies and procedures as they apply to Interior Health’s Social Work Services and for ensuring that standards for the profession are consistent with regulatory/accrediting body standards and relevant legislation.
How Will We Help You Grow?
We offer excellent benefits and opportunities to maximize your skills. IH is an organization where you have room to grow in a place where life outside of work is just as important to us as it is to you. Apply today!
Spectacular landscapes, Kamloops is home to an incredibly diverse landscape of sagebrush-covered hills, ravines, wide open grasslands, rugged mountains, forested valleys and pristine lakes. Summer offers fishing, kayaking, rafting, hiking, horseback riding, camping, award winning mountain biking and the Tobiano golf course is ranked as one of Canada’s best. Winter brings the opportunity for cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, dog sledding, and ice-skating, or just 45 minutes out of town; Sun Peaks Four Season Resort offers the best skiing and snowboarding in the area. With over 2,000 hours of sunshine each year, this city offers everything you'd want in an urban centre while still providing the small town relaxed lifestyle.
Education, Training and Experience:
• Completion of a recognized degree from an accredited program in the assigned Allied Health profession;
• Recent five (5) years' clinical practice including a minimum of two (2) years’ Supervisory or Management experience in the assigned Allied Health field; or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.
• Current Registration with the College or current Certification with the appropriate Association/Body for the assigned Allied Health profession/discipline as applicable.
• Valid BC Driver’s license.
This posting is covered by the Provincial Health Officer’s mandatory COVID-19 vaccination orders and selected applicant(s) must comply.
Interior Health now offers assistance from an Aboriginal Employment Advisor. If you self-identify as Aboriginal (First Nations, Métis or Inuit) and if you would like assistance with internal career exploration, send your question via email to AboriginalEmployment@interiorhealth.ca to be redirected to the Employment Advisor. We invite applicants to self-identify as First nations, Métis, or Inuit within cover letters and/or resumes.