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Clinical Social Worker, Indigenous Community Health - Aboriginal

Surrey, BC
5 days ago

Are you someone who enjoys working an interdisciplinary team? Would you thrive in an environment where you are promoting self-determination? If you have answered yes to these questions we want you to continue reading!

We have an exciting full-time opportunity for a Clinical Social Worker for our Indigenous Primary Health and Wellness program.

Fraser Health is responsible for the delivery of hospital and community-based health services to over 1.8 million people in 20 diverse communities from Burnaby to Fraser Canyon on the traditional territories of the Coast Salish peoples. Our team of nearly 40,000 staff, medical staff and volunteers is dedicated to serving our patients, families and communities to deliver on our vision: Better health, best in health care.

Build on your education and experience as you:
    •Conduct comprehensive social work and psychosocial assessments by interviewing the client and/or their family, acquiring relevant information, capturing social data and interpreting the data using a variety of tools. •Support a detailed approach to care and service delivery across the healthcare system by participating in the admission and discharge process of clients in acute care and community. •Conduct meetings to assist in developing and coordinating comprehensive care plans and community services for clients. •Facilitate timely exchange and provision of information regarding client care between the acute care facility and the community service to allow for individualized discharge planning. •Work with community service providers to ensure client care needs are met. •Arrange and participates in joint home visits to clients and/or families with other healthcare professionals. •Initiate, develops and carries out research activities and program planning and development relevant to the needs of the patient, families, hospital and community, as assigned.

To join the organization we require you to have:
    •Current full registration with the BC College of Social Workers. •Two (2) years' recent related experience in a complex health care environment such as a community setting including one (1) year of experience working with aboriginal clients. •Knowledge of Aboriginal health approaches, protocol and cultural issues.

Equivalent combination of social work education, training and experience.

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.

Fraser Health Authority values diversity within the workplace. For this position, we also want to highlight that First Nations, Inuit, Metis ancestry is regarded as directly relevant to the skills and knowledge for excellence in the position. Pursuant to Section 41 of the British Columbia Human Rights Code, preference will be given to applicants of Aboriginal ancestry.

Take the next step and apply, so we can continue the conversation!

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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