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Industry Healthcare and Medical Services
Site/Location Offsite Location
City Mississauga
Province Ontario [ON]
Country Canada [CA]
Title Social Worker - Summerville Family Health Team
Job ID FHT12-12
Job Categories Allied Health
Job Type Temp Full Time
Department In Collaboration with the Summerville Family Health Team
# of Positions 1
Division Summerville Family Health Team
Hours of Work/Shifts Available to work all shifts including
37.5 hours a week
Date Posted 11/13/2012
Position Description
Employment Status:
Temporary Full Time - Approximately one (1) year
Position Summary:
Operating within their full scope of practice, the Social Worker will work collaboratively with all members of the Family Health Team to restore, maintain and enhance emotional and social functioning by mobilizing strengths, supporting coping capabilities, modifying ineffective patterns of relating and behaving, linking people to necessary resources, alleviating environmental stressors and providing psychosocial education.
Job Responsibilities:
  • Conduct psychosocial assessments to provide patient and family history, determine patients and families coping abilities and support network, identify needs and concerns, integrating physical and environmental factors 
  • Develop short term therapeutic relationships with patients and families to foster coping and adaptation to health promoting strategies or chronic conditions in order to help maintain or improve quality of life
  • Facilitate patient and family achieving quality care and self determination by integrating their perspective into a multidisciplinary plan of care
  • Provide a range of therapeutic interventions including individual, couple, family and group counseling and psychotherapy on a short term basis
  • Provide  assistance in linking patients with community resources
  • Develop, manage and implement Psycho-educational programs alone or in collaboration with the multidisciplinary team related to the prevention of mental health problems
  • Maintain accurate, concise and confidential EMR documentation where applicable, pertaining to patient history and encounter data
  • Complete necessary FHT Program business documentation
  • Communicate ideas and concerns to the health care team and participate in problem solving to enhance patient care
  • Assist in the training and development of new staff
  • Participate in educational sessions held by other FHT multi-disciplinary team members
Key Qualifications:
  • Current registration with the Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers
  • Knowledge of and working experience with computer systems and applications
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to work collaboratively as a member of the multi-disciplinary team
To Apply:
Qualified applicants are invite to apply On-Line only.  We thank all applicants for applying however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
Date Added 11/13/2012
Job Classification Contract
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