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SOCIAL WORKER (CASUAL)
Location:Prince George
Facility:CANCER CTR FOR THE NORTH
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Competition #:05438279
Employee Type:CASUAL
Bargaining Unit:BCGEU
Facility:CANCER CTR FOR THE NORTH
Department:NHR NORTHERN CANCER CONTROL ST
Reports To:MANAGER OR DESIGNATE
Hourly Wage:$35.56 - $44.36
Close Date:SEPTEMBER 27, 2019*
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Position Summary

In accordance with established vision and values of the organization, the Social Worker provides comprehensive assessment, care planning and treatment coordination for designated clients and their families. Working collaboratively with other health care providers and the multidisciplinary team, the Social Worker provides direct psychosocial care, counselling and group work, system navigation and advocacy, education and linkage to relevant specialized complex care resources while facilitating client self management. The Social Worker is responsible for providing and developing social work services to maintain or improve the health and social well-being and functioning of the identified population. Performs administrative duties as required.
 
Qualifications

- Minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work from an accredited university.
- Two (2) years recent related experience in a healthcare setting working with medically complex clients with concurrent disorders including experience working with community health, welfare and social agencies, or a combination of education, training and experience.
- Registered with the BC College of Social Workers.
- Current valid BC driver’s license.

Skills and Abilities:
- Assessment and Treatment: Demonstrated ability to complete initial and ongoing client assessments (clinical and diagnostic reasoning) through appropriate/prescribed technical, therapeutic, safety type interventions.
- Teaching: Ability to teach clients and others both one-on-one and in groups.
- Knowledge Integration: Integrates best practice and current research evidence to support professional practice decisions and actions.
- Communication: Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively with clients, families, the public, medical staff and members of the interdisciplinary team using verbal, written, computer communication means. Ability to effectively apply conflict resolution skills..
- Critical Thinking: Demonstrated ability to integrate and evaluate pertinent data (from multiple sources) to problem-solve and make decisions effectively. Applies the problem solving process demonstrating critical thinking and decision making skills using a systems approach.
- Human Caring and Relationship Centered Practice: Ability to promote client-focused care that demonstrates care for and with clients and significant others, sensitivity to diverse cultures and preferences, client advocacy and social justice concerns.
- Management: Demonstrated ability to organize work, set objectives and establish priorities. Manages time and resources, implements activities to promote cooperation among the interdisciplinary team and collaborates across disciplines.
- Leadership: Promotes staff morale, engagement and empowerment. Demonstrates creative planning for change and innovation, implementation of NH policies or other protocols, and ongoing professional development of self and others.
- Teamwork: Demonstrated ability to foster teamwork and a commitment to excellence in the provision of client care.
- Equipment: Demonstrated computer skills including the use of Meditech and Windows based programs. Demonstrated data analysis skills including appropriate data analysis and reporting tools. Demonstrated ability in the use of e-mail and word processing. Ability to operate other related equipment as required in the specific practice area.
- Physical ability to perform the duties of the position.

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