Social Worker- MSW

Social Worker- MSW


Job Position: Social Worker- MSW

Company: Hamilton Health Sciences

Expected salary:

Location: Hamilton, ON

Social Worker- MSW Job Details:


Reporting to the Integrated Manager of Transitions, Hamilton General Hospital, the Social Worker will conduct psychosocial assessments and develop treatment plans that include counseling, education and patient and family interventions. The Social Worker will work collaboratively with hospital team members, primary care, home care and other community providers to support patient centered care including seamless and timely transitions between hospital and community. Organizing and leading meetings with the multidisciplinary team to develop holistic care plans for patients with complex health and social needs will be a key responsibility of the Social Worker.


1. Current Certificate of Registration as a Social Worker with the Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers
2. Masters degree in Social Work from an accredited School of Social Work or Baccalaureate degree in Social Work with 3-5 years experience working in an acute medicine setting
3. Recent 3 to 5 years of demonstrated expertise and competence in assessment of social determinants of health and development of interventions to assist patients impacted by determinants of health
4. Recent 3 to 5 years demonstrated expertise and competence working with seniors who are frail and/or palliative and their families
5. Excellent interpersonal skills; including excellent oral and written communication skills, teamwork, consultation and teaching skills
6. Excellent skills in conflict resolution, organization, time management and problem solving
7. Demonstrated ability to work independently and collaboratively as part of an interdisciplinary team and with patients and families
8. Proven ability to work in a fast-paced, complex environment
9. Experience in providing crisis and bereavement counseling
10. Knowledge of relevant legislation governing health care delivery, including Health Care Consent Act, Public Hospitals Act, Substitute Decisions Act, etc. and of capacity issues
11. Demonstrated knowledge of child and family health and community support services
12. Demonstrated skills in the performance of a therapeutic role, including strong assessment, counseling, case management, crisis intervention and advocacy skills
13. Demonstrated commitment to ongoing learning and to supporting learning of students

As a condition of employment, you are required to submit proof of full COVID-19 vaccination to Employee Health Services.

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