Social Worker (MSWI) – Hospital


Job title:

Social Worker (MSWI) – Hospital



Job description

Baycrest Hospital has an opportunity for aSOCIAL WORKER M.S.W. IPosition Type: Temporary Part-Time (up to 6 months)Shift Type: Days, no weekends (shifts may be subject to change)Hourly Pay Rate: $44.22 – $57.35Bi-Weekly Hours: 35 HoursPosting Number: 7873Union: OPSEU 595Date Posted: May 10, 2024Internal Closing Date: May 17, 2024Job Summary:Utilizing clinical knowledge and skills, Social Workers develop collaborative relationships with aging patients and their families to promote patient-centered goals. In this Hospital role, the Social Worker will facilitate psychosocial assessments of the emotional, physical, cognitive, and psychosocial needs of patients and their families, with a focus on patients with complex medical needs. As an integrated member of the interprofessional team, the Social Worker will provide discharge planning, referrals and resource navigation, advanced care planning and counseling to patients and their families, with a focus on ensuring successful transitions in care. The Social Worker will facilitate referrals to Home and Community Care services, along with community resource navigation as required. The Social Worker in this position demonstrates a high degree of practice excellence, and functions as a clinical resource for the interprofessional team as well as the patient and family. This position reports directly to the Manager and Interprofessional Practice Chief for Social Work, and involves cross-coverage across the inpatient Hospital units.Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Provides psychosocial assessments, crisis intervention, discharge planning and counseling to patients and their families, including advanced care planning and end-of-life care
  • Provides support/consultation to other disciplines on the team re: psychosocial issues particularly related to complex patient/family situations
  • Acts as the team expert on discharge planning and patient flow
  • Acts as a linkage and communication conduit between the family and the care team
  • Establishes community linkages and outreach with relevant agencies and other Baycrest programs and services
  • Participates in teaching and other student supervision activities for health professional students assigned to this unit

Qualifications include but are not limited to:

  • Masters of Social Work degree
  • Current and valid registration with the Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers (‘OCSWSSW’)
  • Experience in discharge planning and system navigation preferred
  • Experience working in a healthcare setting preferred
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and problem-solving skills
  • Computer skills – Microsoft office software including Excel, Word, PowerPoint and outlook.

Additional Benefits:

  • Vacation Entitlement on a pro-rated basis
  • Opportunity to enroll in the Healthcare of Ontario Pension Plan (HOOPP)
  • Access to 24/7 Employee Assistance Program

INTERNAL APPLICANTS: Please submit your application online through the Baycrest intranet. Failure to include your resume may affect your candidacy for this position. All communication related to this job posting will be sent to the email address used to submit your application.EXTERNAL APPLICANTS: Please submit your application online by clicking the Apply button below.Please note that Baycrest has implemented mandatory vaccination for all employees. It is a condition of employment that new employees provide proof that they are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 prior to the start date of employment. This means that all new employees must have received all required doses of a COVID-19 vaccine approved by Health Canada at least 14 days prior to their start date. In addition, it is a condition of employment that all new hires obtain and submit proof of all booster vaccines as approved and recommended by Health Canada.Remarkable people of Baycrest Health Sciences
are changing the future of brain health and aging.Thank you for your interest in joining Baycrest. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.Baycrest is committed to providing accessible employment practices that are in compliance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (‘AODA’). If you require accommodation for disability during any stage of the recruitment process, please notify Human Resources at [email protected] or 416-785-2500, ext. 2961.All successful candidates will be required to complete a police reference check/vulnerable sector screen and submit proof of two doses of vaccination against COVID-19, unless exempt. Such exemptions will be considered on a case-by-case basis.Required SkillsRequired Experience

Expected salary


Toronto, ON

Job date

Sun, 12 May 2024 22:37:14 GMT

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