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Social Worker I, Acute Care (MSW)

Full Time
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 an exciting opportunity for you to bring your excellent work ethic as a dedicated Social Worker to our Health Services department at Royal Columbian Hospital located in New Westminster, British Columbia. If you're someone who is looking for a challenge that is equally as rewarding, then this might be the opportunity for you.

Build on your education & career experience as you:
    •Provide comprehensive therapeutic clinical counselling services including grief and bereavement to patients and families by methods such as exploring the emotional psycho-social response to identify problems, personal concerns and treatment objectives and facilitating change in coping style, behaviour, and attitude and feelings as it relates to the illness and other system issues. •Provides leadership to 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. •Educate and provide consultation to patients, families and healthcare professionals on issues related to high risk factors, recovery and current community practice. •Develop, coordinate and deliver in-services, presentations, psycho-educational and support groups and/or training by collaborating with members of the interdisciplinary team, determining relevant content and required audiovisual/handout aids, conducting literature searches and planning and coordinating seminars. •Act as a resource to patients and their families by providing information for patients and families regarding community resources and access to these resources, suggesting contacts to facilitate optimal planning, arranging referrals and facilitating the development of community resources to support the health of families.

To join our team you have:
    •Master's degree in Social Work •Current registration with the BC College of Social Workers •Two (2) year's recent related 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. •Competitive salary package, including comprehensive health benefits coverage. •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 professionals 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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