Job title: Resource Social Worker II

Company: Alberta Health Services

Job description: Your Opportunity:Within Cancer Care Alberta (CCA), Supportive Care services are provided by a team of health care professionals dedicated to enhancing the quality of life of those affected by cancer by providing support from the time of cancer diagnosis, through treatment and beyond. The team of professionals that work within CCA are leaders in cancer prevention, diagnosis, treatment, survivorship, and palliative care, all on a foundation of world-class research. The Social Work team based out of the Jack Ady Cancer Centre in Lethbridge is looking for a casual Social Worker to join the team. The SWII plays a crucial role in empowering patients and their caregivers to address the social determinants of health. If you are a patient-centered collaborator with social work experience and a passion for working in cancer care with availability to work Monday to Friday between the hours of 0800am to 17:00pm, this job is for you. Under general supervision of the Manager, the SWII participates in referral triage, screening, resource counselling, supportive counselling, psychoeducational groups, quality improvement initiatives, research, and service evaluation. The SWII also engages in continuous professional development and education. Along with the team, the SWII supports orientation and mentorship of new employees and students. Effective time management and excellent written and verbal communication skills are essential in this role. The caseload and hours of work for all positions within Psychosocial Oncology may be subject to change based on operational needs.Description:As a Social Worker II, you will be a member of an inter-disciplinary team and provides a range of social work services to patients and their families. Your services may include: psychosocial assessment, resource-based interventions, individual, group and family treatment, risk screening, counselling, case management and coordination, transition or discharge planning, and prevention, promotion and public awareness activities.

  • Classification: Social Worker II
  • Union: HSAA Facility PROF/TECH
  • Unit and Program: Psychosocial Resources, Supportive Care
  • Primary Location: Jack Ady Cancer Centre
  • Location Details: As Per Location
  • Multi-Site: Not Applicable
  • FTE: 0.00
  • Posting End Date: 05-JUL-2024
  • Employee Class: Casual/Relief
  • Date Available: 10-JUL-2024
  • Hours per Shift: 7.75
  • Length of Shift in weeks: Varies
  • Shifts per cycle: Varies
  • Shift Pattern: Days
  • Days Off: Other
  • Minimum Salary: $38.56
  • Maximum Salary: $51.27
  • Vehicle Requirement: Not Applicable

Required Qualifications:Completion of bachelor’s degree in Social Work. Active or eligible for registration with the Alberta College of Social Workers (ACSW). Additional Required Qualifications:Basic Cardiac Life Support-Healthcare Provider (BCLS-HCP) through Heart & Stroke Foundation. A minimum of 2 years post-degree (Social Work) experience. Demonstrated experience working in an urban adult cancer care setting, palliative care, and outpatient care in the last 2 years. Within the last two years, experience providing virtual care. In-depth knowledge and experience of advance care planning, income security programs, housing, and support services. Experience providing supportive counseling. Demonstrated skills in assessment, intervention, system navigation and case management. Demonstrated dedication to professional development. Proficient with electronic medical systems (e.g., ARIA, SCM, Connect Care). Proficient with Microsoft Suite (e.g., Excel, PowerPoint, Word, Outlook). Preferred Qualifications:Experience working within a chronic disease management framework with adult populations in an urban outpatient setting within the last 5 years. Experience working in an adult acute care setting within the last 5 years. Experience providing virtual care (phone, Zoom, Telehealth) in the last two years. Experience with and knowledge of community and financial resources, and grief and loss. Experience developing partnerships / collaborations within and across organizations.Please note:All postings close at 23:59 MT of the posting end date indicated.Security Screening:A satisfactory criminal record check and/or Vulnerable Sector Search is required prior to your first day of work. Additionally, all employees have an ongoing duty to disclose any charges or convictions that may occur during their employment with AHS.Healthy Albertans. Healthy
Communities. Together.We’re passionate about what we do. Our team of skilled and dedicated health care professionals, support staff, and physicians promote wellness and provide health care every day, all across Alberta.Everything we do at AHS reflects a patient and family centred approach; it’s about putting patients’ and families’ experiences, priorities and trust first.We are an equal opportunity employer. AHS values the diversity of the people and communities we serve and is committed to attracting, engaging and developing a diverse and inclusive workforce.

Location: Alberta

Job date: Mon, 01 Jul 2024 06:07:08 GMT

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