Social Worker - Emergency Department - Regular part-time 2023-222100

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Date Posted: 6/12/2023

Location: Toronto, ON, Canada

Reference No.: 2023-222100

Position Type: Regular part-time

Department: Emergency Department

FTE Status: 0.40

Hours of Work: Other

Campus Site: Other

Shifts Weekday Required: Other

Shifts Weekend Required: Other

Statutory Holiday(s) Required: No

We currently have a Regular Part-Time (0.4 FTE) opportunity for a Social Worker in the ED1 Team Department at our Bayview Campus.

Hours of Work: Weekday: Evenings , 8hrs; as per schedule

Weekend: Evenings, 8hrs; as per schedule

Statutory Holiday Required

Summary of Duties

To provide a full range of psychosocial assessment, intervention and care planning to patients admitted to Surgical Oncology.

Responsibilities include:

  • Psychosocial assessments, counselling, transition planning, advocacy and participating as a key member of the care team
  • Participate in the advancement of patient care through daily inter-professional rounds, unit-based and organizational committees, quality initiatives and practice-based research
  • Active member of the social work team and participate in team meetings and SW led initiatives


  • Masters of Social Work Required
  • Member in good standing of OCSWSSW
  • Minimum of two years’ experience in a health care setting required
  • Oncology experience preferred
  • Excellent assessment and intervention skills
  • Knowledge of ACP and GoC skills and framework in working with this population
  • Collaborative practice competencies
  • Knowledge of the health care system, its legislation and community resources
  • Demonstrated problem solving and conflict management skills
  • Superior facilitation skills
  • Commitment to Student Education and IPE activities
  • Commitment to Person Centred Care

Qualified candidates are invited to submit their cover letter and resume (in one document) quoting 222100 to:

Human Resources
Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre

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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.

Please be advised that in order to be eligible for employment at Sunnybrook, all new hires must have received the full series of a COVID-19 vaccine or combination of COVID-19 vaccines approved by Health Canada (e.g., two doses of a two-dose vaccine series, or one dose of a single-dose vaccine series); AND have received the final dose of the COVID-19 vaccine at least 14 days ago. Medical exemptions or any other kind of requested exemption based upon the Hospital’s obligations pursuant to the Ontario Human Rights Code will be considered on a case-by-case basis.

We thank all applicants for their interest. However, only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre is an equal opportunity employer.