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Psych/Counselling/Social Work
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ALB00190250 Requisition #

Your Opportunity:

This is an exciting opportunity to be part of a dynamic and innovative interdisciplinary team that provides services to community dwelling clients who have complex rehabilitation needs. The Community Rehabilitation Interdisciplinary Service (CRIS) is seeking an energetic, creative and compassionate Social Worker II to provide support for clients with complex and neurological conditions. This position supports services offered at all three CRIS locations (Mother Rosalie Services Building at Misericordia Hospital, the Kaye Edmonton Clinic, and the Strathcona Community Hospital). The successful candidate will have the opportunity to work closely within an interdisciplinary team to provide assessment, intervention, screening, education, case management/coordination, and discharge planning services for clients/families receiving services from the CRIS clinic. The Social Worker II collaborates/consults with a variety of individuals/partners including: clients/families, physicians, physical therapists, occupational therapists, speech-language pathologists, recreation therapists, therapy assistants, psychologists, and various internal and external partners/stakeholders to help enhance client outcomes and quality of life.

Description:

As a Social Worker II, you will be a member of an inter-disciplinary team and provides a range of social work services to patients and their families. Your services may include: psychosocial assessment, resource-based interventions, individual, group and family treatment, risk screening, counselling, case management and coordination, transition or discharge planning, and prevention, promotion and public awareness activities.

  • Classification: Social Worker II
  • Union: HSAA Facility PROF/TECH
  • Department: DCM CRIS Social Work Service
  • Primary Location: Misericordia Community Hosp
  • Multi-Site: Multisite
  • FTE: 0.60
  • Posting End Date: 02-MAR-2021
  • Employee Class: Regular Part Time
  • Date Available: 15-MAR-2021
  • Hours per Shift: 7.75
  • Length of Shift in weeks: 12
  • Shifts per cycle: 36
  • Shift Pattern: Days, Evenings, Weekends
  • Days Off: As Per Rotation
  • Minimum Salary: $36.96
  • Maximum Salary: $49.15
  • Vehicle Requirement: Not Applicable
Required Qualifications:

Completion of bachelor's degree in Social Work. Active or eligible for registration with the Alberta College of Social Workers (ACSW).

Additional Required Qualifications:

Current BCLS-HCP certification is required. Proficiency in the use of various computer applications including basic word processing, email, internet, electronic charting is required. Must possess strong assessment, communication, organizational, problem solving, counseling and group facilitation skills. Must be able to work independently with a high degree of judgment and must be able to work effectively as part of an interdisciplinary team. Must demonstrate commitment to strengthening team dynamics by actively facilitating interdisciplinary collaboration with internal and external partners to enhance patient care and health outcomes. Strong commitment to patient and family centered care is required.

Preferred Qualifications:

Recent experience working with patients who have complex rehabilitation needs is preferred. Extensive knowledge of community and support services available for patients with complex needs is preferred. Recent experience working in an interdisciplinary team environment is preferred. Experience working with Connect Care scheduling and EMR is considered an asset. Training in the HealthChange Methodology™ is considered an asset.

Please note:

All postings close at 23:59 of the posting end date indicated.

Important:

Alberta Health Services (AHS) is committed to ensuring the safety of staff and patients and requires all NEW employees to provide a satisfactory criminal record check (CRC) and/or Vulnerable Sector Search(VSS) prior to the start of their employment. The CRC/VSS must be specific to the role at AHS and must be dated no more than 90 days prior to the date on your written offer from AHS.

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