Kootenay Boundary Regional Hospital is seeking to build on its Casual Pool of Social Workers keen to work in healthcare. The Kootenay Boundary Regional Hospital (KBRH) is responsible for providing core medical and surgical specialty services approximately 80,000 residents throughout its service area. The hospital provides core physician specialties, 24 hour emergency and trauma services, Level 2 laboratory, acute and obstetrical care, psychiatry, and chemotherapy.
Casual means there are no guaranteed hours and work requirements can vary from Zero to 37.5 hours per week. For the candidate who is flexible in accepting hours, this opportunity does offer 3 to 5 days per week. Casual employment includes: short-notice, on-call availability; workload coverage during a temporary absence; and/or providing relief coverage in a specific position. Shifts are Monday to Friday Days.
As a medical Social Worker you will provide comprehensive assessment, care planning and treatment coordination for patients and their families. Working collaboratively with other health care providers and the multidisciplinary team, the Social Worker provides psychosocial support, adjustment counselling, system navigation, advocacy, education and linkage to relevant resources while facilitating client self-management. If you have the confidence to advocate, desire to help patients make good choices, and want to work together with other Social Workers and the healthcare team, we invite you to apply.
Our worksites offer you an environment that will challenge your professional, technical, and practical skills. We are dedicated to effective quality care and patient advocacy and have leadership that is committed to teamwork, engagement, and innovation.
We are seeking Social Workers who demonstrate strong communication skills, can easily build rapport with patients and their families with desire to support them with the social determinants of health.
If you would like to be part of our Social Services’ team and experience an excellent opportunity to see a variety of patients in a diverse treatment environment we would love to hear from you!
- B achelor’s Degree in Social Work from an accredited university.
- Two years recent related experience in a healthcare setting working.
- Current full registration with the British Columbia College of Social Workers.