Social Worker I, Acute Care (Surgical/General Medicine/Palliative/Geriatrics)

  • Company:
    Fraser Health
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
  • Job type:
    Full-Time
  • Posted:
    4 days ago
  • Category:
    Social Care

Are you someone who has a real passion for serving others? Are you a registered Social Worker looking to showcase your knowledge, skills, and abilities in a new and dynamic environment? If you’ve answered yes, then we want you to keep reading.

Fraser Health is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity in the workplace. We are located in Metro Vancouver and the Fraser Valley, one of the most livable regions in the world, and one of Canada’s largest and fastest growing health authorities. With over 1.8 million people, we serve 1/3 of BC’s entire population and have 33,000 dedicated professionals in our 12 hospitals and other facilities that expand from Burnaby to Hope.

We currently have an exciting part time opportunity for you to bring your excellent work ethic as a dedicated Social Worker to Langley Memorial Hospital in Langley, British Columbia.

Build on your education & career experience as you:

    •Provide therapeutic clinical counselling services to patients and families in the assigned clinical area within Acute Care including the surgical, general medicine, palliative and geriatric programs. •Conduct social work assessments of patients and families using a variety of modalities in accordance with professional standards and clinical policies and practices and provide consultation to patients, families and healthcare professionals. •Provide leadership within the interdisciplinary team in care planning for the effective utilization of patient resources and participate as a member of local committees and planning bodies to identify areas for improved efficiency and effectiveness in service delivery to improve patient care services and reduce gaps in the community. •Participate in in-services, presentations, psycho-educational and support groups, and provide education to patients/family/interdisciplinary team as needed regarding Social Work practice.

To join our team, you have:

    •A Bachelor’s degree in Social Work from an approved school of Social Work. •One years’ recent, related clinical experience in a hospital setting and/or public agency. •Current full registration with the BC College of Social Workers.

If this sounds like the ideal role for you, here are more reasons why you should apply:

    •A career that offers you the opportunity to work in a fast growing and exciting organization with professionals who are excellent in their respective fields. •Fantastic opportunities for support and mentorship into supervisory and management roles are available as you advance within the organization. •An opportunity to make a difference every single day in the world of health care.

Take the next step and apply so we can continue the conversation with you.

Come work with dedicated health care providers who are enthusiastic and committed to provide quality healthcare to our clients/patients/residents. We invite you to find out why more than 95% of new employees recommend Fraser Health as an excellent place to work. Work hard and have fun while you do it.

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