Social Worker
The Ottawa Hospital
Ottawa, ON
This position will be based at the General Campus, however there may be some rotation shifts at the Civic Campus.


Days and evenings, including weekends, 8 and 12 hour shifts. *For information purposes only - The Hospital reserves the right to change.

Basic Requirements

Master's in Social Work with a clinical concentration from a university of recognized standing;
Member in good standing of the Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers;
Experience working in an acute care hospital setting;
Knowledge of a variety of theoretical frameworks and treatment modalities such as crisis intervention, systems theory, etc.
Knowledge of the Health Care Delivery System;
Knowledge of legislation, acts and regulations such as Ontario Works, Public Hospital and Mental Health Acts;
Experience working with issues such as dying, grief and loss;
Ability to provide both group and individual counseling;
Excellent knowledge of discharge planning, community resources and the placement process;
Excellent assessment and crisis intervention skills;
Demonstrated skills in teaching and consultation;
Superior written, verbal and presentation skills;
Ability to multi-task;
Superior interpersonal skills;
Must be eligible to work in Canada.

Preferred Qualifications

CAS experience;
Proficiency in English and French – oral expression (advanced level) and comprehension (advanced level).

How to Apply

If you are passionate about what you do, motivated by improving the health of the community, excited by leading-edge medical technology, and as committed to excellence, quality and patient safety as we are, we would like to hear from you. Please submit an on-line application for the position you are interested in. We thank all those who apply but only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.
The Ottawa Hospital is an equal opportunity employer. Upon request, accommodations due to a disability are available throughout the selection process.