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Posting # 48684 - [ OPSEU Paramed ]
Social Worker (MSW), Roth McFarlane - Hand Therapy - 1 position
Roth McFarlane - Hand Therapy
St. Joseph's Hospital - London, ON
Full Time


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An exciting opportunity exists at St. Joseph's Hospital for a Social Worker to provide services for the patients of both surgical and medicine services.

St. Joseph's Hospital continues to expand its role in day and short-stay surgery, ambulatory treatment and management of complex medical and chronic disease, illness prevention, research and education. Interdisciplinary teams provide comprehensive assessment, diagnosis, treatment and follow-up care through our specialty programs. The successful candidate will join the interdisciplinary team in supporting our patients in their quest to live fully, and will liaise with internal and external community partners to provide effective and compassionate care.



Essential Qualifications

  • Knowledge of a Safety Culture in a Health Care Setting in compliance with the OHSA
  • Registered with the Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers
  • Minimum 5 years clinical experience
  • Demonstrated experience and competence in delivering the full range of clinical social work services with an outcome-oriented approach
  • Demonstrated skills, knowledge and experience in delivering evidence-based social work therapeutic interventions to a diverse client population
  • Demonstrated anti-oppressive approach to social work practice
  • Highly developed skills in psychosocial assessment and treatment, with the ability to identify client needs, engage in critical analysis through professional assessment, and skillfully implement social work interventions in collaboration with the client, family and the inter-professional team.
  • Demonstrated strength in written/verbal communication and case management
  • Proficient computer skills with a variety of programs
  • Comprehensive knowledge of and ability to mobilize community resources
  • Strong crisis intervention, advocacy, conflict management and facilitation skills
  • Highly developed interpersonal and problem-solving skills as well as the ability to function effectively independently and within a multi-disciplinary team
  • Excellent organizational, time management and communication
  • Ability to accept and positively influence change in the work environment
  • Demonstrated skills in providing education to patients, families and the health care team
  • Familiarity with outcome measurement related to clinical practice and the ability to measure and evaluate practice change outcomes
  • Knowledge of relevant legislation
  • Interest and ability to participate in and lead research projects
Preferred Qualifications
  • Proficiency in French would be an asset
  • Master of Social Work
Teaching and Research
  • St. Joseph's Health Care London through its affiliation with Western University and Fanshawe College is a leading research and teaching hospital. As an employee of St. Joseph's you will be expected to engage in role related teaching and research activities in addition to any of your clinical duties
Immunization Requirements
  • Provide documentation you have received two doses of the Covid-19 vaccine and a written commitment to follow any future Public Health recommendations and St. Joseph's Health Care London policies and processes related to Covid management in the workplace.
  • Provide vaccination records or proof of immunity against measles, mumps, rubella and varicella (chicken pox)
  • Provide documentation of the Tuberculosis skin testing

Posting date: August 02, 2022
Submission deadline: August 08, 2022

Jennifer Pasichnyk, Human Resources

Your interest in this opportunity is appreciated.
Only those under consideration will be contacted.
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