Social Worker

Geraldton District Hospital
Geraldton, ON

SOCIAL WORKER
Temporary Full-Time Position
October 2017
Applications are invited for one (1) temporary full-time Social
Worker position at the Geraldton District Hospital. This position is
under the UNIFOR Paramedical collective agreement.
Qualifications:
• Bachelor of Social Work Degree (Honours) from an
accredited university
• Must be eligible for membership in the Ontario College of
Certified Social Workers and Social Service Workers, and
the Canadian Association of Social Workers
• Recent, related experience within a health care setting and
in discharge planning is preferred
• Excellent interpersonal, interviewing and counselling skills,
including crisis management
• Demonstrated computer skills and knowledge of applications
• Demonstrated knowledge of relevant legislation and
community resources
• Exercises positive public relations skills in the performance
of duties
• Must be physically able to perform the essential duties of the job
• Knowledge of First Nations culture is preferred
• Ability to communicate in both official languages is preferred
• A regular attendance record is mandatory
The successful individual will provide services to patients and
residents in the Acute Care, Long-Term Care and Emergency
units. This position is directly responsible to the Chief Nursing
Executive and is for a period not to exceed 12 months.
Take advantage of this opportunity to enhance your professional
and personal growth in our team-based environment.
Please submit your application, with resume, by December 4,
2017 to the attention of:
Laurie Heerema, Chief Nursing Executive
Geraldton District Hospital
E-mail: lheerema@geraldtondh.com