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Social Worker 2 – Case Manager-Continuing Care

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Job Title: Social Worker 2 (Case Manager-Continuing Care)
Work Site: Richmond Continuing Health Services
Status: Temporary Part Time  (0.70)
Start Date: As soon as possible to approximately July 2018
Salary: $33.61 - $41.94 per hour
Hours: 0830-1630 Wednesday to Friday and alternating Tuesdays
Reference#: 093205-slo

 

RICHMOND CONTINUING HEALTH SERVICES:

 

Provides case management and home care services. Case managers provide a variety of clinical and supportive services to clients, including assessment and coordination of services for clients over the age of 19 who have a chronic illness. Home care staff provides clinical and supportive services to clients of all ages in their home or ambulatory clinics. 


JOB SUMMARY:

The Social Work Case Manager provides case management services and clinical and consultative social work services to a select population of clients and families/care givers experiencing brittle support systems, family conflict, social functioning and mood and behaviour issues.

 

Duties include conducting functional and psychosocial assessments, providing individual, family/care giver and group counselling services, maintaining client records and attending interdisciplinary clinical/case conferences. Identifies applicable community resources for clients, contributes to the effectiveness and development of community resources and plans with clients for their care and support in accordance with their health needs and chronic disease and self care principles.

 

Within a multidisciplinary team context, provides continuity of care across the continuum by liaising with team members, developing/evaluating care plans, coordinating and implementing clinical interventions, evaluating client outcomes based on client goals for care and coordinating ongoing care and supporting transition. Consults, confers, and collaborates with multidisciplinary team members, physicians, educational resources and other health care professionals to achieve excellence in client-centred education and research.

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The hours of work including days off and work area may be subject to change consistent with operational requirements and the provision of the Collective Agreement and applicable statutes.

Only short-listed applicants will be contacted for this posting.

***Employees of VCH must apply via the Internal Application Process. Refer to the staffpostings.vch.ca site for How to Apply instructions. Current VCH employees who apply to this posting using this external site will be considered as an external candidate. Seniority will not apply.***

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