This is a temporary part-time assignment for approximately twelve (12) months.
In 2015, Bridgepoint Active Healthcare, Circle of Care, Lunenfeld-Tanenbaum Research Institute and Mount Sinai Hospital, came together to form Sinai Health System – and leverage our collective expertise and create a system that better responds to the changing needs of our patients, families and clients. The Hospital has a bold and exciting vision for the future: To create Canada’s leading health system pushing the boundaries to realize the best health and care from healthy beginnings to healthy aging for people with complex care needs.
A key enabler of this vision is Sinai Health’s People Plan – which provides an explicit commitment to our people about our commitment to creating a workplace culture and environment that is safe, caring, equitable, compassionate and accountable in order to ultimately provide optimal care to patients and their family caregivers.
To support us on our journey, Sinai Health System is looking for a Social Worker – Emergency Department and In-Patient to support our Allied Health Department at our Mount Sinai Hospital Campus.
As a member of the Social Work - Emergency Department, you will provide a range of social work services including psychosocial assessments, crisis interventions, comprehensive discharge planning and counselling with individuals and families. The ideal candidate will have knowledge and work experience with issues, addictions, domestic violence, sexual assault, child protection, in addition to experience working with older adults and liaise with community agencies regarding service provision. You will advocate on behalf of patients and families and will liaise with community agencies including the LHIN regarding service provision, program initiatives and health care concerns. You will work collaboratively and have the ability to connect with multiple teams and team members in this busy teaching hospital. As a member of a dynamic social department, you will be encouraged to participate in professional development and research.
- Master’s degree in Social Work
- Current registration with the Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers
- Experience with crisis counselling, brief counselling models and discharge planning
- Experience in a emergency department preferred, hospital experience is an asset
- Demonstrated ability in individual and family counselling
- Knowledge of community resources
- Demonstrated ability to work independently and in a team environment
- Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills
- Demonstrated interest in education and research
- Demonstrated satisfactory work performance and attendance record
All applications must be submitted by no later than 4:00 p.m. of the posting deadline date.
Sinai Health is committed to fostering a culture and environment that is safe, caring, equitable, compassionate and accountable in order to provide optimal care to patients and their family caregivers. As such, all employees will follow safe work practices and comply with the roles and responsibilities that are outlined with respect to health and safety policies, procedures and training. In accordance with Sinai Health policy and legislated health and safety requirements, employment is conditional upon the verification of credentials, completion of a health review, and demonstrating proof of immunity and vaccination status of vaccine-preventable diseases.
Sinai Health is a scent sensitive environment and all members of the community are expected to refrain from wearing or using scented products while visiting or working at any Sinai Health site. We also support a barrier-free workplace supported by Sinai Health’s accessibility plan, accommodation and disability management policies and procedures. Should you require accommodation at any point during the recruitment process, including accessible job postings, please call the Accommodation Phone Line at 416-586-4800 ext. 7050 or email HiringProcessAccommodation.firstname.lastname@example.org