Humber River Hospital

Social Worker

Posting Date 4 months ago(1/30/2023 2:10 PM)
Seniors' Care
Social Work
Employee Type
Temporary Full-Time
Employee Group
Job ID
Job Category
Allied Health

Position Profile

Join our team of Allied Health Professionals as we work together to deliver compassionate care that is responsive to the healthcare needs of our community.


At Humber River Hospital the Allied Health team plays a pivotal role delivering diagnostic, technical, supportive and therapeutic patient care.

Humber River Hospital is committed to revolutionizing patient care for our diverse community. We are looking for exceptional individuals to join our great team: people who share our passion to deliver excellent, patient-focused, expert care. The Hospital is formally affiliated with both the University of Toronto and Queen’s University.


As part of our interprofessional staff,  Social Workers assist our patients by providing counseliing and support to as well as  assist patients in accessing community resources. Are you a compassionate Social Worker looking for a l positon who is focused on delivering high-quality, safe-care? If yes, we invite you to read the details below then apply. 


Reporting Relationship:  Manager, Integrated Transitions in Care

Hourly Rate Range:  $38.86-$48.38

Schedule Requirements:  Must be available to work during the week days. Weekend and Statutory holiday coverage is required on a rotational basis. Hours subject to chanage.

Location: Wilson Site, Church and Finch RCC Site 


Humber River Hospital is committed to revolutionizing patient care for our diverse community. At North America’s first fully digital hospital the future is very exciting for our people and programs. And we’re looking for exceptional individuals to join our great team: people who share our passion to deliver excellent, patient-focused, expert care. The Hospital is formally affiliated with both the University of Toronto and Queen’s University. 


Right now we are looking for a Social Worker to work with our Allied Health Program.   


  Position Responsibilities:

  • Patient population includes a variety of areas and may include inpatient acute medical,  ICU, Surgical, Emergency and Geriatric Patients. 
  • Provide psychosocial assessment, crisis intervention, discharge planning and counselling to patients and their families.
  • Act as liaison and assist patients and staff with community resources.
  • Discharge planning and patient flow within the acute and community sectors.
  • Works as a member of the health care team.
  • Flexibility in caseload and program assignment.
  • Able to manage and prioritize patient caseload in a busy acute care setting.
  • Participates in reflective practice as per College standards.
  • Clinical supervision of social work students.
  • Provides cross-coverage of Social Work Services for vacation/staffing relief.
  • Cross coverage may also include coverage at the Reactivation Care Centres (RCC) located at the Finch Site and Church Sites.



  • MSW obtained from an accredited school of Social Work required.
  • Current membership with OASW and OCCSWSSW, or eligibility to become a member required.
  • Experience in the acute and/or sub-acute sector system, patient flow and discharge planning is an asset and preferred.
  • Computer skills required; ability to manage electronic recording, workload and meet submission timelines.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of the acute, sub-acute and community sector. Knowledge of community resources an asset.
  • Demonstrated organizational skills to set clinical and non-clinical priorities in a fast paced environment.
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and in a team environment.
  • Demonstrated excellence in interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent communication skills (oral and written) facilitating effective communication in case reporting and assessments,  with patients, families, peers, other healthcare team members and volunteers.
  • Excellent decision making skills.
  • Demonstrates cross cultural awareness and sensitivity.
  • Excellent attendance and discipline free record required.


This positon will be filled in accordance with the OPSEU 590 collective agreement.


Humber River Hospital is on an exciting transformation journey of redefining patient care as we leverage the most advanced technologies to enhance all aspects of delivering high-quality, safe care. We continue to build a people-centered workplace with excellent staff and physician engagement by hiring passionate, diverse and inclusive healthcare professionals. People who care and live our values of Compassion, Professionalism and Respect. People who are committed to making a positive difference.

We are a Studer Group hospital, focused on building our evidence-based practice and hardwiring a culture that WOWs.

Why? Because at Humber River Hospital, we know it’s our people and our ability to innovate that allows us to consistently deliver a great patient experience and the best quality outcomes. After all, we are the hospital that believes exceptional care...healthier community.

This description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by the employee within this position. However, the actual responsibilities, duties, qualifications and experience may vary. Employee may perform other related duties as required to meet the ongoing needs of the organization. Information contained in this job posting/description is subject to change.

 Humber River Hospital is committed to inclusion and diversity. We believe that diversity drives our culture of innovation. By bringing together a variety of different perspectives, it fuels our creative thinking, generates new ideas and creates solutions designed to address tomorrow's healthcare challenges today. We take pride in providing professional development and career advancement opportunities for our employees including minorities, women, veterans and individuals with physical and developmental disabilities. We also provide accommodation to applicants and all of our employees  from hire to retire.

Let us know what we can do to help you be successful during your recruitment experience at Humber River Hospital


Please be advised that in order to be eligible for employment at Humber River Hospital, 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 prior to the hired employee’s first date of employment  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


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