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Social Worker (Bachelors) Transition Liaison Royal Inland Hospital Kamloops, B.C.
Location:Kamloops
Facility:ROYAL INLAND HOSPITAL
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Competition #:01534959
Employee Type:CASUAL
Bargaining Unit:BCGEU
Facility:ROYAL INLAND HOSPITAL
Department:KAC CC SOCIAL WORK
Reports To:PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE LEADER
Hourly Wage:$31.99 - $39.98
Close Date:OPEN UNTIL FILLED*
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Position Summary

Royal Inland Hospital in Kamloops, B.C. is hiring a casual Transition Liaison Social Worker, apply today!

Under the direction of the Manager (or designate), this position - working collegially and collaboratively with multidisciplinary/multi-agency teams - takes a lead role in planning, implementing, evaluating and coordinating patient/client access and care transition activities between IH facilities and health care services across the continuum of care for all assigned patients/clients with complex care planning and health service needs. This position provides comprehensive assessment of individuals and is responsible for identifying variances from care/discharge plans and service needs, as well as resolution of patient/client, caregiver and system issues. The SW-Transition Liaison acts as a resource to patients/clients/families and various health service teams/professionals in the assessment of patient/client needs and eligibility for appropriate services/resources.


This position is responsible for: establishing and facilitating communication linkages between IH facilities, health care services, community partners, physicians, health professionals and families/patients/clients; communicating changes in the day to day access and care transition service needs of the patient/client; and liaising with the multidisciplinary team so that changes in capacity and utilization can be anticipated, monitored and alternate strategies developed in order to facilitate the most effective use of health service resources to meet patient/client needs.

This position is casual and shifts are scheduled between 07:00 to 18:13, 08:00 to 16:00, and 08:00 to 16:22 on an as-needed basis.
 
Qualifications

Education, Training and Experience:
Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work from an accredited university.
One (1) year recent related clinical experience which includes a combination of Community and Acute Care nursing experience working with the assigned complex patient/client population; or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
Current full registration with the British Columbia College of Social Workers.
Current valid BC driver’s license.

* All postings with a closing date specified close at 11:59 pm PT