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Social Worker General Internal Medicine, Temporary full time (210318)

Toronto, ON, CA Posted: 2/19/2021 9:52:47 AM

We currently have a Temporary Full-Time (approx. April 2022) opportunity for a Social Worker position in the D2 Department at our Bayview Campus.

Hours of Work: Weekdays: Days; 8 hrs; As per schedule

One weekend every 16 weeks

Summary of Duties

To provide a full range of social work services to General Internal Medicine patients and their families who are admitted to medical units. Services include psychosocial assessments, counselling, discharge planning, linkage to community resources, facilitating Advance Care Planning Conversations and addressing complex care issues.

The successful candidate will participate as a key member of the patient care team on General Internal Medicine and various ICUs.


  • Master’s Degree in Social Work
  • Member in good standing of the Ontario College of SW and SSW
  • Minimum 2 years of experience working as an MSW in a Hospital; acute medicine preferred
  • Experience with Gerontological patients an asset
  • Commitment to Person Centred Care Best Practices
  • Excellent communication, organization skills and time management skills
  • Strong teambuilding skills and conflict resolution skills
  • Excellent assessment, interviewing and problem solving skills
  • Knowledge of the health care system and community resources
  • Superior ability to manage multiple tasks and set priorities in a fast-paced environment
  • Knowledge of and past clinical experience in Inter Professional Collaboration and Inter Professional Education
  • Commitment to student education
  • Interest in exploring Academic Practice opportunities that address Patient and Family Care across the continuum of Health Care

Qualified candidates are invited to submit their resume and cover letter (in one document) quoting 210318 to:

Human Resources
Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre

To apply, please click "Apply for Position" at the bottom of this page

Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre is committed to providing accessible employment practices that are in compliance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). If you require accommodation for disability during any stage of the recruitment process, please indicate this in your cover letter.

Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre is strongly committed to inclusion and diversity within its community and welcomes all applicants including but not limited to: visible minorities, all religions and ethnicities, persons with disabilities, LGBTQ persons, and all others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas.