University Health Network Social Worker-Nephrology Program in Toronto, Ontario
Social Worker-Nephrology Program - Toronto, Ontario
Job Posting #821738
Position: Social Worker, Nephrology Clinic
Site: Toronto General Hospital
Department: Allied Health, Social Work
Reports to: Manager
Hours: 7.5 hours/week
Status: Temporary Part-Time (6 months with possibility of renewal)
In the provision of patient and non-patient care activities, the primary responsibilities of the Social Worker include: assessing patients for the purpose of evaluating the need for service, the nature of the problem, and formulating recommendations or treatment plans; implementing an intervention plan with patients, family members, significant others, and the interprofessional team for the purpose of facilitating changes in behaviour, attitudes, feelings and/or the environment; reassessing and modifying the intervention plan as required; liaising with appropriate community agencies; completing applications for Alternate Level of Care (ALC) facilities, establishing contact with members of the interprofessional team and community agencies to obtain, provide or exchange information relating to patients' psycho-social functioning and health care in the past, present and future; rendering services for the immediate benefit of the Hospital and the community; providing clinical teaching to Social Work Students, Medical Students, Professional Colleagues at University Health Network, Faculties of Social Work and in the community; participating in relevant research activities, projects, etc.; performing activities required for the effective and efficient operation / maintenance of the Social Work professional group; performing other duties consistent with the job classification, as required.
Completion of a Master’s Degree in Social Work required
Registration with the Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers required
Membership in the Ontario Association of Social Workers preferred
Three (3) years’ experience working with an interprofessional team in a hospital setting
Excellent verbal and written communications skills
Excellent interpersonal, time management and organizational skills
Excellent problem solving skills
Research experience /education an asset
Student education/supervision an asset
Knowledge of policies, legislation, program's and issues related to social welfare institutions and services
Knowledge of a second language an asset
Re-posted Date: Closing Date: until filled
For current UHN employees, only those who have successfully completed their probationary period, have a good employee record along with satisfactory attendance in accordance with UHN's attendance management program, and possess all the required experience and qualifications should apply.
UHN thanks all applicants, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
UHN is a respectful, caring, and inclusive workplace. We are committed to championing accessibility, diversity and equal opportunity. Requests for accommodation can be made at any stage of the recruitment process providing the applicant has met the Bona-fide for the open position. Applicants need to make their requirements known when contacted.