Build your career at the hospital that’s building for the future
Humber River Hospital is committed to revolutionizing patient care for our diverse community. We are looking for exceptional individuals to join our great team: people who share our passion to deliver excellent, patient-focused, expert care. The Hospital is formally affiliated with both the University of Toronto and Queen’s University.
Right now we are looking for a Part Time Social Worker to work within our Outpatient, Mental Health and Addictions Program. This is a program within our Mental Health and Addictions Adult Clinic. This Clinic focuses on acute stabilization of symptoms and timely discharge to the community.
Are you a compassionate Social Worker who is focused on delivering high-quality, safe-care? If yes, we invite you to read the details below then apply.
Reporting Relationship: Manager of Mental Health
Schedule Requirements: Regular Day Shifts – some evenings may be required, subject to change based on needs of the program
Location: Wilson Site – Cross Site Coverage may be required – Must be willing to work in all areas of Mental Health & Addictions Program.
Employee Group: OPSEU 590
Works collaboratively with the multidisciplinary team in the Outpatient program to complete screening and a detailed mental health assessment (including risk assessment) for all referred patients.
Completes a psycho-social assessment and provides counselling with individuals, families and groups using a holistic approach and a variety of therapeutic modalities (e.g. educational, supportive, CBT/ DBT skills, solution-focused) to promote an optimum level of functioning.
Delivers group education sessions to individuals diagnosed with Simple PTSD
Develops and coordinates the discharge plan in conjunction with the treatment team including connection/referral to appropriate internal and/or community resources.
Completes patient documentation, workload measurements and data requirements in accordance with Hospital, Ministry of Health and departmental standards.
Acts as resource of discipline-specific expertise to other members of the treatment team.
Works in a manner to ensure safety to oneself, patients, colleagues and the work environment.
Participates in reflective practice as per identified College standards
Other related duties as required
MSW obtained from an accredited School of Social Work.
Current membership with OASW and OCSWSSW.
Certification in the prevention and management of aggressive behaviour is an asset.
Two (2) years’ experience in mental health and/or addiction facility or setting required
Demonstrated skills in working with a broad range of patient groups and their families.
Demonstrated skills in individual and group counselling.
Knowledge of CBT skills and Motivational Interviewing is required. Formal training in these areas is a definite asset.
Knowledge of DBT skills preferred.
Knowledge of assessment and treatment for problem substance use, addiction and concurrent disorders is an asset.
Knowledge/experience in Trauma Informed Care preferred
Excellent organizational skills with demonstrated flexibility and adaptability to work in a fast paced/changing environment
Ability to work independently as well as in a team environment.
Demonstrated excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
Ability to respond rapidly and decisively to crisis situations.
Excellent decision making skills.
Excellent knowledge of community resources.
Demonstrated ability to prioritize a consistent and varied workload.
Demonstrates cross cultural awareness and sensitivity.
Good word processing skills, including MS Office.
Excellent attendance and a discipline free record is required
Why Humber? Why Now?
Humber River Hospital is on an exciting transformation journey of redefining patient care as we leverage the most advanced technologies to enhance all aspects of delivering high-quality, safe care. We continue to build a people-centered workplace with excellent staff and physician engagement by hiring passionate, diverse and inclusive healthcare professionals. People who care and live our values of Compassion, Professionalism and Respect. People who are committed to making a positive difference.
We are a Studer Group hospital, focused on building our evidence-based practice and hardwiring a culture that WOWs.
Why? Because at Humber River Hospital, we know it’s our people and our ability to innovate that allows us to consistently deliver a great patient experience and the best quality outcomes. After all, we are the hospital that believes exceptional care...healthier community.
This description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by the employee within this position. However, the actual responsibilities, duties, qualifications and experience may vary. Employee may perform other related duties as required to meet the ongoing needs of the organization. Information contained in this job posting/description is subject to change.
Humber River Hospital is committed to inclusion and diversity. We believe that diversity drives our culture of innovation. By bringing together a variety of different perspectives, it fuels our creative thinking, generates new ideas and creates solutions designed to address tomorrow's healthcare challenges today. We take pride in providing professional development and career advancement opportunities for our employees including minorities, women, veterans and individuals with physical and developmental disabilities. We also provide accommodation to applicants and all of our employees - from hire to retire.
Let us know what we can do to help you be successful during your recruitment experience at Humber River Hospital.