• Social Worker MSW - Emergency - Temporary Full Time Until March 21, 2021

    Job Location CA-ON-Kitchener
    Posted Date 2 months ago(12/12/2019 12:33 PM)
    Job ID
    Job Type
    Temporary full time
    Critical Care
    Career Level
    Years of Experience
  • Job Description

    POSITION: Social Worker – MSW Emergency - Temporary Full Time until March 21, 2021

    HOURS OF WORK: Monday – Friday, 7.5 hour shifts


    JOB SUMMARY: Reporting to the Director of Emergency Services, you will work with our inpatient and outpatient multidisciplinary services.
    Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
    • Provides psychosocial and family system assessment, treatment recommendations, referral and discharge planning for patients in response to the unique and complex needs of this population 
    • Actively involved in family education initiatives aimed at enhancing coping and reducing distress
    • Works effectively with members of the multidisciplinary team in establishing and monitoring processes, improving continuity of care for patients, and enhancing collaborative relationships with other care providers
    • Participates in service committees and quality improvement initiatives as required
    • Engages in professional development and continuing education
    • Assists with program development and evaluation as required Participates in team building, service development and improvement activities striving to contribute to a healthy workplace environment
    • Other duties as assigned

    • Master of Social Work degree with registration in good standing with OCSWSSW
    • Recent experience in outpatient, crisis services and/or emergency is preferred
    • Demonstrated assessment, counseling, case management, and discharge planning skills
    • Ability to work independently, as well as within a multidisciplinary team
    • Demonstrated skills in a variety of clinical modalities including individual, marital, family and group
    • Excellent clinical skills in community service coordination in engaging, assessing and actively linking individuals with community services and programs
    • Proven ability to work effectively with other health care providers and community service and school board providers
    • Excellent organizational, prioritization and problem-solving abilities
    • Proven to have strong interpersonal skills and written and verbal communication skills
    • Good attendance record


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