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Clinical Social Worker, Tertiary Hospice Palliative Care Unit

Burnaby, BC
Part Time
23 hours ago

Are you someone who is passionate about helping others? Do you want to work for one of British Columbia's top employers? Do you have demonstrated knowledge and understanding of emotional and mental health issues related to illness and injury? If you have answered yes to these questions we want you to continue reading.

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.

We currently have an exciting relief part time opportunity for a Clinical Social Worker to the Palliative Complex Care Department based out of Burnaby Hospital.

Build on your education and experience as you:
    •Conducts comprehensive social work and psychosocial assessments of THPCU patients and families by interviewing the patient and/or family, obtaining relevant information, gathering social data regarding the patient and/or family and interpreting the data using a variety of modalities, in accordance with professional standards, clinical policies and practices. •Follow up and provides ongoing reviewing of complex psychosocial situations and evaluates patient's response to clinical interventions. •Follow THPCU patients throughout the continuum of care within the healthcare system. •Acts as a clinical resource for patients and their families by providing information regarding community resources and access to those resources, facilitating referrals where appropriate and facilitating the development of community resources by identifying services needed to support the health of families

To join the organization we require you to have:
    •Master's Degree of Social Work from an approved school of Social Work. •Two (2) years' recent related clinical experience working with hospice palliative care patients and their families in an acute care environment, including completion of a recognized course in hospice palliative care •Current full registration with the BC College of Social Workers.

This is a relief part time position and will be available until June 2022 or until the return of incumbent.

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.

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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