SOCIAL WORKER – CRANBROOK, B.C.Apply Now Job ID 1462965 Date posted 11/10/2020
Facility :EK REGIONAL HOSPITAL
Status :RELIEF PART TIME (0.68 FTE)
If you have a love for Social Work, we have a career opportunity that will you allow you to draw on your clinical skills as you provide service at the East Kootenay Regional Hospital team in Cranbrook, B.C.
Primarily working in the Emergency Department and providing support to the community, this position provides direct psychosocial care, counseling, system navigation and advocacy, education and linkage to relevant specialized complex care resources while facilitating client self-management. The Social Worker is responsible for providing and developing social work services to maintain or improve the health and social well-being and functioning of the identified population.
You will work collaboratively with other health care providers and the multidisciplinary team, including Registered Nurses, Occupational Therapists, Physiotherapists, Registered Dietitians and Speech-Language Pathologists.
This is a relief part-time position (25.5 hours per week, until the return of incumbent). Days of work are rotating days and nights from 09:00 to 16:42, and 13:00 to 20:42.
East Kootenay Regional Hospital is a 69 bed hospital and we care for over 80,000 patients a year providing hospital services to the residents of the East Kootenay region.
If you are looking for the opportunity to join the healthcare team at East Kootenay Regional Hospital then this position is a fit for you, apply today!
Education, Training and Experience:
• Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work from an accredited university.
• Two years recent related experience in a healthcare setting working with medically complex clients with concurrent disorders, or a combination of education, training and experience.
• Current full registration with the British Columbia College of Social Workers.
• Current valid BC driver’s license.
*Some familiarity with appropriate regulations (i.e. Adult Guardianship Act, Child Protection) is an asset.
• We invite applicants to self-identify as First Nation, Métis or Inuit within cover letters and/or resumes.
• 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 the application process, job readiness, interview readiness or tips for resume and cover letter writing, send your question via email to AboriginalEmployment@interiorhealth.ca to be redirected to the Employment Advisor.
Interior Health values diversity and inclusion. Our goal is to cultivate a workforce rich in culture, experience and knowledge to ensure equitable health outcomes for all of the clients we serve. We are welcoming of all populations including our Aboriginal partners throughout the Interior Health Region. We are committed to increasing our Aboriginal representative workforce to build an engaged, culturally diverse organization focused on the goal of providing high quality, sustainable healthcare through an engaged workforce and healthy workplaces. We build inclusive, trusting and respectful relationships through our partnerships. At Interior Health, Every Person Matters.
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