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Social Worker, Acute & Sub-acute Care

Chilliwack, BC
7 days ago

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 exciting casual opportunities for you to bring your excellent work ethic as a dedicated Social Worker to our Acute & Sub-acute Care services located at Chilliwack General Hospital in Chilliwack, British Columbia.
Build on your education &career experience as you:
    •Deliver direct social work services to patients and families within Acute Care by exploring the emotional response to identify problems, personal concerns and treatment objectives and facilitating change in coping style, behaviour, attitude and feelings as it relates to the illness and other system issues. •Conduct psychosocial assessments of patients and families by interviewing, obtaining relevant information, capturing social data, and interpreting the data using a variety of modalities. •Provide consultation to patients, families and healthcare professionals on issues related to high risk factors, recovery and current community practice. •Provide leadership in the discharge planning process by interviewing the patient and/or family to assess and determine care plan and type of service required and articulate analysis and decision to members of the interdisciplinary team. •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:
    •Bachelor's Degree of Social Work from an accredited School of Social Work. •One (1) year's recent, related experience in a hospital setting or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience. •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.

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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