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SOCIAL WORKER I MSW – ACUTE CARE, HOME HEALTH, QUICK RESPONSE

Apply Now Job ID 1259557 Date posted 05/11/2019
Job title :SOCIAL WORKER I MSW – ACUTE CARE, HOME HEALTH, QUICK RESPONSE
Community :PENTICTON
Facility :PENTICTON REGIONAL HSPTL
Status :CASUAL
Position Summary

Penticton Regional Hospital has an opportunity for a Master’s Level Social Worker to join our team on a casual basis. This position will work in multiple practise areas including Acute, Home Health and Quick Response.

The Social Worker provides comprehensive therapeutic clinical counselling services to patients and families in the assigned clinical specialty area. Other responsibilities include:

• Conducts comprehensive social work and psycho-social assessments of patients and families using a variety of modalities and in accordance with professional standards and clinical policies and practices and educates and provides consultation to patient, families and healthcare professionals.
• Provides leadership to the interdisciplinary team in care planning for the effective utilization of patient resources and participates as a member of local committees and planning bodies to identify areas for improved efficiency and effectiveness in service delivery to enhance patient care services and reduce gaps in the community.
• Develops, coordinates and delivers in-services, presentations, psycho-educational and support groups and initiates, develops and carries out research activities in collaboration with the interdisciplinary team.

Shifts are scheduled on an as-needed basis between Monday to Friday 08:00 to 16:00.

Excellent benefits! Opportunity to maximize your skills! 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!

Community Profile: We live where people come for holidays! With one of the best year-round climates in Canada it’s easy to enjoy our two beautiful lakes, acres of parks, and wilderness trails on the local mountains. Penticton's population is approximately 33,000 and offers the amenities of a big city with a small town charm. We also have world class wineries, award-winning restaurants, craft brew pubs, local foods markets, festivals, concerts and ski areas. There is more time to enjoy life here because everything we do is close by. Leave the rat race behind and instead enjoy spending time with family and friends, at the beaches, shopping downtown and going to the markets for amazing local wine and foods.


Qualifications

• Masters Degree of Social Work from an accredited school of Social Work.
• One year’s recent related experience or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
• Current full registration with the British Columbia College of Social Workers.
• Current valid BC Driver’s License.
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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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