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Humber River Hospital
Social Worker, Professional Practice Leader
Program Professional Practice Department/Unit Professional Practice – Allied Health Employee Type Temporary Full-Time Employee Group OPSEU 590 Job ID 2017-4433 Job Category Professional Practice
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Humber River Hospital is committed to revolutionizing patient care for our diverse community. We are looking for exceptional individuals to join our great team: people who share our passion to deliver compassionate, professional, respectful care. The Hospital is formally affiliated with both the University of Toronto and Queen’s University.
We have an exciting oppotunity for a Temporary Full time Social Worker, Professional Practice Leader for up to 3 years to work with our Allied Health Services and Professional Practice department. The Professional Practice Leader (PPL) for Social Work provides leadership to support and enable Social Workers across the organization to embrace the patient-centered care philosophy into practice and meet the mission, vision and values of Humber River Hospital. This position has a dual reporting accountability to the Director of Professional Practice for their role as Professional Practice Leader and to the Manager of Allied Health Services for the clinical care role.
Reporting Relationship: Director, Professional Practice & Manager, Allied Health
Hiring Salary Range: $40.82 – $50.78
Resource to clinical programs for matters involving discipline specific professional practice.
Works collaboratively with clinical programs and other discipline leaders to facilitate the integration of professional standards and promote professional practice.
Functions as a mentor and support for new and current staff to ensure that specialized and high quality clinical expertise is available for patient care.
Provide a leadership role both within the Allied Health Services department and as an advocate for the Allied Health department goals and objectives.
Coaching in Clinical Social Work related matters, monitoring and making recommendations regarding clinical practice and supporting the profession’s growth and development.
Clinical caseload assignment of fifty percent (50%) of the work schedule.
Provide support to the Clinical Manager for scheduling to ensure that appropriate staffing and clinical support is provided on the patient care units.
Support and coordination of student SW placements with Professional Practice and Clinical Managers
MSW obtained from an accredited School of Social Work required.
Current registration in good standing with the College of Social Workers of Ontario.
Minimum of 3 years of relevant clinical experience in an acute care hospital setting (full time equivalent).
Demonstrated critical thinking skills and effective problem solving skills.
Demonstrated ability to prioritize workload to meet varied assignments from both Professional Practice and Allied Health.
Demonstrated knowledge of quality improvement processes adult learning principles and change management
Recent experience utilizing leadership skills such acting as a mentor /preceptors others, teaching at the University level leading project.
Experience with Interprofessional Collaborative Practice initiatives, projects or committees
Computer skills and knowledge of MT 6, M.S. Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
Excellent communication skills.
Ability to travel from site to site.
Location: Wilson and Finch
Hours of work: Monday to Friday, occasional weekends.
Employee Group: OPSEU 590
We thank all candidates that apply but only qualified candidates will be contacted for an interview
Humber River Hospital is an equal opportunity employer and we will accommodate your needs under the Ontario Human Rights Code. Upon individual request, hiring processes will be modified to remove barriers to accommodate those with disabilities. Should any applicant require accommodation through the application, interview or selection processes, please contact the Human Resources Department for assistance.
- Lina Golestaneh