Social Worker – Evenings (Job ID: 20191004)

Status: Full-time, Temporary (One-year Contract) Vacancies: One  |  FTE: 1.0  |  Schedule: Monday to Friday, 1 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Reporting to the Clinical Program Manager (CPM) and as a member of the Community Services, Transitions and Integration (CSTI) team, the Social Worker is involved in the provision of services to clients and families. This involves developing a program of social work assessment and treatment, which may include psychosocial assessment, crisis management, resource counselling, case coordination, transition planning and advocacy according to professional practice standards.

 

Responsibilities

  • Under the direction of the physician of record, complete formal and informal assessments of patient needs using established assessment tools in collaboration with members of the CSTI team and in accordance with applicable guidelines and policies. Assessments may include visits to the patient’s home when deemed necessary for patients with extremely limited ability to attend the clinic.
  • Lead and participate in the preparation and implementation of care/treatment plans utilizing appropriate internal and external supports.
  • Function as the primary case manager for identified clients through the provision of short-term counselling.
  • Identify and implement strategies to improve the clients and/or family member’s medical, emotional, mental and physical health.
  • Liaise with community resources, agencies and stakeholders to improve health outcomes.
  • Maintain client records in accordance with established guidelines.
  • Conducting home visits and providing care in community settings are an integral part of this role.
  • Work with pediatric clients as well as all ages.
  • Participate in program evaluation initiatives. Submit data as required into utilization tracking tools.

Qualifications

The ideal candidate is an experienced, registered Social Worker with experience in the primary healthcare industry; possesses strong participative and collaborative skills, including excellent communication and consultation skills; able to keep accurate and up-to-date client charts and manage conflicting priorities with ease and flexibility.

Education: A Bachelor’s degree in Social Work from an accredited university and registration with the Alberta College of Social Workers are required.  Demonstrated clinical experience and competence in dealing with health issues. Current Basic Life Support for Health Care Provider from the Heart & Stroke Foundation is required.

Functional knowledge: Demonstrated clinical experience and competence in dealing with health issues for pediatric to senior clients. Knowledge of applicable data privacy laws.

Experience: Minimum three (3) years of experience required. Proficient in the use of computers, Microsoft Office Suite and knowledge of and the ability to use Electronic Medical Records.

Background check: A clear Criminal Background check, inclusive of a vulnerable sector search, is required to start.

Why Work for Us?

Employees of the CWC PCN enjoy a competitive salary and benefits package that includes employer-paid premiums for health and dental benefits, healthcare spending or wellness account, learning account, eligibility to contribute to our group RRSP plan and receive an employer match, flexible working options, generous vacation and personal time off allowances, and education days, as well as professional development opportunities.

The CWC PCN is a leader in the provision of primary care through collaboration, innovation and teamwork, creating healthy patients and satisfied providers.

Apply

Due to the high volume of applications we receive, only those who apply through the CWC PCN website will be moved forward in the recruitment process.

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Posting will remain open until October 20, 2019.

 

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