SOCIAL WORKER – ROCKY MOUNTAIN LODGE, CRANBROOK B.C.Apply Now Job ID 1535477 Date posted 05/04/2021
Facility :ROCKY MOUNTAIN LODGE
Status :RELIEF PART TIME (0.60 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 Rocky Mountain Lodge in Cranbrook, BC.
Primarily working in the Kidney Care Clinic and Hemodialysis Clinic and providing support for the East Kootenays, 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 position is a temporary, part-time (45 hours bi-weekly) working Monday to Wednesday in the capacity of Renal Social Worker until the return of incumbent. This position is eligible for our comprehensive benefits plan that includes coverage for basic Medical Services, Dental Services, and Extended Health.
If you are looking for the opportunity to join the healthcare team at Rocky Mountain Lodge and 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.
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.