Social Worker

  • Company:
    University Health Network
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
  • Job type:
    Full-Time
  • Posted:
    13 hours ago
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# Social Worker – Toronto, Ontario

Job Posting #872488

**Position:** Social Worker – General Internal Medicine

**Site:** Toronto General Hospital

**Department:** Allied Health

**Reports to:** Manager

**Salary:** $38.81 – $48.51 per hour

**Hours per week:** 37.5 hours per week

**Status:** Temporary Full-Time – approx. 3-4 months

Transforming lives and communities through excellence in care, discovery and learning …

At University Health Network, which consists of Toronto General, Toronto Western, Princess Margaret and Toronto Rehab hospitals, nothing is more important to us than our team of dedicated employees. UHN focuses on creating and maintaining a workplace of choice, where our people are recognized and valued. We focus on creating a workplace where people enjoy the challenge of their career, create and engage in best practices and are treated with respect.

In the provision of patient and non-patient care activities, the primary responsibilities of the SOCIAL WORKER include: assessing patients for the purpose of evaluating the need for service, the nature of the problem, and formulating recommendations or treatment plans; implementing an intervention plan with patients, family members, significant others, and the interprofessional team for the purpose of facilitating changes in behavior, attitudes, feelings and/or the environment; reassessing and modifying the intervention plan as required; liaising with appropriate community agencies; completing applications for Alternate Level of Care (ALC) facilities, establishing contact with members of the interprofessional team and community agencies to obtain, provide or exchange information relating to patients’ psycho-social functioning and health care in the past, present and future; rendering services for the immediate benefit of the Hospital and the community; providing clinical teaching to Social Work Students, Medical Students, Professional Colleagues at University Health Network, Faculties of Social Work and in the community; participating in relevant research activities, projects, etc.; performing activities required for the effective and efficient operation / maintenance of the Social Work professional group; performing other duties consistent with the job classification, as required.

# QUALIFICATIONS:

+ Completion of a Masters Degree in Social Work required

+ Registration with the Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers required

+ Membership in the Ontario Association of Social Workers preferred

+ Three (3) years experience working with an interprofessional team in a hospital setting

+ Excellent verbal and written communications skills

+ Excellent interpersonal, time management and organizational skills

+ Excellent problem solving skills

+ Research experience/education an asset

+ Student education/supervision an asset

+ Knowledge of policies, legislation, program’s and issues related to social welfare institutions and services

+ Knowledge of a second language an asset

**POSTED DATE:** March 4, 2021 CLOSING DATE: Until Filled

If you are interested in making a contribution at UHN, please apply on-line. You will be asked to copy and paste as well as attach your resume and covering letter. You will also be required to complete some initial screening questions.

For current UHN employees, only those who have successfully completed their probationary period, have a good employee record along with satisfactory attendance in accordance with UHN’s attendance management program, and possess all the required experience and qualifications should apply.

University Health Network thanks all applicants, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

UHN is a respectful, caring, and inclusive workplace. We are committed to championing accessibility, diversity and equal opportunity. Requests for accommodation can be made at any stage of the recruitment process providing the applicant has met the Bona-fide requirements for the open position. Applicants need to make their requirements known when contacted.