Social Worker (Professional Practice)

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Professional Practice
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Permanent Part Time
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This position is responsible for the provision of clinical social work services to hospital patients, families and providing excellent patient care within an interdisciplinary team setting. Responsibilities include: providing comprehensive assessment and treatment planning, educational and supportive counseling, resource identification, referral and linking, and collaborating and consulting with inter-professional team and community based service providers.


- Must be a member of the College of Registered Social Workers and Social Service Workers, or be a candidate for certification           
- Master of Social Work from an accredited school of social work, or equivalent degree, as recognized by the College of Registered Social Workers and Social Service Workers


- Knowledge and / or experience in both Emergency/Crisis and Maternal Newborn environments required
- Working knowledge of the Children's Aid Society required
- Knowledge of ALC framework; knowledge of and experience working with CCAC
- Ability to develop and maintain positive working relationships with social work staff and staff from other disciplines
- Keen attention to service quality and innovation
- Demonstrated ability to provide comprehensive assessment and treatment planning
- Demonstrated ability to provide educational and supportive counseling
- Demonstrated ability to provide resource identification, referral and linking
- Demonstrated ability to provide collaboration and consultation with inter- professional team and community based service providers
- Ability to participate in education to various groups including social work and other health professionals, students, patients and families, colleagues and community agencies
- Ability to participate in program and hospital development, planning, implementation and evaluation of service
- Strong written and verbal interpersonal and communication skills required
- Experience in Maternal/Newborn/Pediatrics preferred
- Demonstrated ability to prioritize and work effectively in afast paced environment 
- Demonstrated family centered philosophy of care provision
- Demonstrated ability to welcome change and manage it innovatively
- Good work and attendance record required
-- All employees of Michael Garron Hospital (MGH), a division of Toronto East Health Network (TEHN) [formerly Toronto East General Hospital (TEGH)] agree to work within the legislated practices of the Occupational Health and Safety Act of Ontario.
- All employees of MGH are responsible to contribute to a transparent culture of patient and staff safety by adhering to and abiding by patient and staff safety policies and procedures set by MGH.
-  All employees are accountable for protecting the psychological health and safety of themselves and their co-workers through adherence to MGH's policies and practices.


Vaccines (COVID-19 and others) are a requirement of the job unless you have an exemption pursuant to the Ontario Human Rights Code.