Social Worker (Masters), Primary Care Network, Nelson B.C.

Social Worker (Masters), Primary Care Network, Nelson B.C.

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Author pmnationtalk
Date January 25, 2021
Type Full Time
Company Interior Health Authority
Location Nelson, BC
Category Medical / Health
Client Interior Health Authority
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Job title :SOCIAL WORKER (MASTERS), PRIMARY CARE NETWORK, NELSON B.C.
Community :NELSON
Facility :KOOTENAY MEDICAL CENTRE
Status :PERMANENT PART TIME (0.59 FTE)

Position Summary

Nelson, B.C. has an exciting Permanent Part Time opportunity for a Master’s Level Social Worker to join their team at the Kootenay Medical Clinic, apply today!

This position is part of the Primary Care Network where staff will work out of patient medical homes, private physician offices, or at Interior Health primary care sites as part of providing team based care.
The Social Worker provides comprehensive therapeutic clinical counselling services to patients and families in the assigned clinical specialty area. Other responsibilities include:
• Conducts comprehensive social work and psycho-social assessments of patients and families using a variety of modalities and in accordance with professional standards and clinical policies and practices and educates and provides consultation to patient, families and healthcare professionals.
• Provides leadership to the interdisciplinary team in care planning for the effective utilization of patient resources and participates as a member of local committees and planning bodies to identify areas for improved efficiency and effectiveness in service delivery to enhance patient care services and reduce gaps in the community.
• Develops, coordinates and delivers in-services, presentations, psycho-educational and support groups and initiates, develops and carries out research activities in collaboration with the interdisciplinary team.

Shifts are scheduled on Monday, Thursday, and Friday from 08:30 to 16:30.

Excellent benefits! Opportunity to maximize your skills! An organization where you have room to grow in a place where life outside of work is just as important to us as it is to you. Apply today!

Imagine working and playing. Here’s your opportunity for both in Nelson, BC! Surrounded by the rugged Selkirk Mountains, Nelson sits on the shores of the West Arm of Kootenay Lake. Picturesque geography and storybook charm are combined with cosmopolitan sophistication. Whether gliding through the incredible powder at Whitewater Ski Resort, catching a 25 pound rainbow trout on Kootenay Lake or simply enjoying a leisurely day of shopping along historic Baker Street, Nelson is a beautiful place to raise a family. But don’t take our word for it, have a look for yourself.

Qualifications

Education, Training and Experience:
• Masters Degree of Social Work from an accredited school of Social Work.
• One year’s recent related experience or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
• Current full registration with the British Columbia College of Social Workers.
• Current valid BC Driver’s License.

**Please Note**
• We invite applicants to self-identify as First Nation, Métis or Inuit within cover letters and/or resumes.
• Interior Health now offers assistance from an Aboriginal Employment Advisor. If you self-identify as Aboriginal (First Nations, Métis or Inuit) and if you would like assistance with the application process, job readiness, interview readiness or tips for resume and cover letter writing, send your question via email to [email protected] to be redirected to the Employment Advisor.

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