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

Apply Now Job ID 1271135 Date posted 06/21/2019
Job title :SOCIAL WORKER I MSW – ACUTE CARE, HOME HEALTH, QUICK RESPONSE
Community :PENTICTON
Facility :PENTICTON REGIONAL HSPTL
Status :PERMANENT PART TIME (0.73 FTE)
Position Summary

Penticton Regional Hospital has an opportunity for a Master’s prepared Social Worker to join our team in a permanent, part-time position. 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.

Days of work are four on / four off on a rotating basis with hours 10 am to 6 pm.

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!


Qualifications

• Masters Degree of Social Work from an accredited school of Social Work.
• One year’s recent related 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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