Social Worker - 7 East Nursing Unit - Regular Full Time (221217)

Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre
Toronto, Ontario
Closing date
May 31, 2022

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Social Worker - 7 East Nursing Unit - Regular Full Time (221217) Toronto, ON, CA Posted: 4/21/2022 3:11:59 PM

We currently have a Regular Full-time opportunity for a Social Worker in the 7 East Nursing Unit at our Holland campus.

Hours of Work:

Weekdays: Days; 8 hrs; As per schedule

Summary of Duties

To provide a full range of social work services to patients and their families at the Holland Orthopaedic and Arthritic Centre. This includes psycho-social assessments, counselling to patients and families, discharge planning, crisis intervention, linkage to community resources, team consultation.

  • Masters Degree in Social Work
  • Member of the Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers
  • Minimum two (2) years of experience working in a Hospital setting
  • Previous experience working with musculoskeletal surgery, geriatric / elder care and end of life
  • Cognitive support experience required
  • Excellent assessment, interviewing and problem solving skills
  • Excellent written and oral communication, mediation, time management and organizational skills
  • Strong team building skills
  • Knowledge of the health care system and community resources
  • Superior ability to manage multiple tasks and set priorities in a fast-paced environment
  • Commitment to person centred care
  • Commitment to student education Exceptional communication skills required
  • Familiarity with issues of capacity and consent
  • In-depth understanding of the Sunnybrook Discharge Policy and its application
  • Strong negotiation and conflict resolution skills
  • Ability to be a team player as well as self-directed
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks and set priorities in a fast-paced environment
  • Commitment to student education

Qualified candidates are invited to submit their cover letter and resume (in one document) quoting 221217 to:

Human Resources
Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre

To apply, please click ''Apply for Position'' at the bottom of this page.

Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre is committed to providing accessible employment practices that are in compliance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). If you require accommodation for disability during any stage of the recruitment process, please indicate this in your cover letter.

Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre is strongly committed to inclusion and diversity within its community and welcomes all applicants including but not limited to: visible minorities, all religions and ethnicities, persons with disabilities, LGBTQ persons, and all others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas.

Please be advised that in order to be eligible for employment at Sunnybrook, all new hires must have received the full series of a COVID-19 vaccine or combination of COVID-19 vaccines approved by Health Canada (e.g., two doses of a two-dose vaccine series, or one dose of a single-dose vaccine series); AND have received the final dose of the COVID-19 vaccine at least 14 days ago. Medical exemptions or any other kind of requested exemption based upon the Hospital's obligations pursuant to the Ontario Human Rights Code will be considered on a case-by-case basis.

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