Social Worker 2
The Ottawa Hospital
Ottawa, ON, CA
7h ago

About The Ottawa Hospital

Inspired by research and driven by compassion!

The Ottawa Hospital (TOH) is one of Canada’s largest learning and research multi-campus hospitals. With more than 1,100 beds and approximately 12,000 staff members, we deliver specialized care to the Eastern Ontario region.

From the compassion of our people to the relentless pursuit of new discoveries, The Ottawa Hospital never stops seeking solutions to the most complex health-care challenges while continually engaging with the community to support our vision for better patient care.

Working together with its research institute, the University of Ottawa, and other partners, the hospital is continually gaining national and international recognition for high-quality patient care, teaching and research, while striving to meet the needs of the culturally diverse community we serve.

Position Information

The Ottawa Hospital is accepting resumes for upcoming Casual (On-Call) Social Work positions.

Position may be located at either the Civic and General Campus.

Rotation / Shifts

Days and evenings, including weekends, 8 and 12 hour shifts. *For information purposes only - The Hospital reserves the right to change.

Basic Requirements

  • Master's in Social Work with a clinical concentration from a university of recognized standing;
  • Member in good standing of the Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers;
  • Experience working in an acute care hospital setting;
  • Knowledge of a variety of theoretical frameworks and treatment modalities such as crisis intervention, systems theory, etc.
  • Knowledge of the Health Care Delivery System;
  • Knowledge of legislation, acts and regulations such as Ontario Works, Public Hospital and Mental Health Acts;
  • Experience working with issues such as dying, grief and loss;
  • Ability to provide both group and individual counseling;
  • Excellent knowledge of discharge planning, community resources and the placement process;
  • Excellent assessment and crisis intervention skills;
  • Demonstrated skills in teaching and consultation;
  • Superior written, verbal and presentation skills;
  • Ability to multi-task;
  • Superior interpersonal skills;
  • Must be eligible to work in Canada.
  • Preferred Qualifications

  • CAS experience;
  • Proficiency in English and French oral expression (advanced level) and comprehension (advanced level).
  • What you can expect from us

    The Ottawa Hospital is committed to providing a healthy, safe, and inclusive work environment for everyone. We are driven by our purpose to provide each patient with the world-class care, exceptional service and compassion we would want for our loved ones.

    We offer an attractive and equitable compensation package including a comprehensive benefits package, a Defined Benefit Pension (DBP) plan, and insurance protection.

    We also offer discounts from choice providers on a variety of products and services.

    The Ottawa Hospital provides various Health and Wellness resources as well as opportunities for personal and professional development opportunities from our in-house Learning and Leadership Development team to help align your goals with your career objectives.

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