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Under the general direction of the Health Services Manager, Allied Health Discipline and reporting to the Professional Practice Chief, Social Work, provides comprehensive therapeutic clinical counselling services to patients and families in the assigned clinical specialty area within Acute Care including Oncology, Cardiology and the Intensive/Critical Care Unit. 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.
Education and Experience
Masters Degree of Social Work from an accredited school of Social Work plus two (2) years' recent related experience. Current full registration with the BC College of Social Workers.
Skills and Abilities