Park Integrative Health, Registered Social Worker, Full-time, Sherwood Park, AB
  • Job Summary

    Reporting to the Medical Director and/or Director of Holistic Health, the RSW is involved in the provision of Social Work services to patients of Park Integrative Health (PIH). This include comprehensive biopsychosocial assessment, intervention, and treatment; consultation; crisis intervention; education; resource counselling; supportive counselling; initiating appropriate referrals; and liaising with community agencies and programs. The RSW will implement interventions and treatment in alignment with relevant Legislative Acts that impact patient care, including but not limited to: Health Information Act; Mental Health Act; Protection for Persons in Care Act; Personal Directives Act; Alberta Guardianship Trusteeship Act; Child Protective Services; etc. PIH is a private health and wellness clinic that specializes in providing comprehensive, collaborative healthcare to individuals in the greater Strathcona County and Edmonton area.

    Responsibilities
    • Complete comprehensive biopsychosocial assessment, including risk screening
    • Perform client interventions, including but not limited to: consultation; crisis intervention; risk management; case management; provision of education; resource counselling; supportive counselling; client advocacy; initiate appropriate referrals; liaise with community agencies and programs; and complete after-care plans, including outcome-based evaluation measures
    • Assist clients to resolve human relationship issues and enhance mental, emotional, and social well-being through an empathetic, non-judgmental therapeutic relationship recognizing the importance of person-in-environment (PIE)
    • Maintain excellent documentation, statistics, and reports in accordance with applicable legislation and employment policies
    • Assist with other clinic activities as required
    Qualifications
    • Active registration with the Alberta College of Social Workers is required
    • Minimum Bachelors of Social Work is required
    • Masters of Social Work (Clinical) considered an asset
    • Minimum 3 years post-degree experience is required
    • Knowledge of and ability to implement and maintain Social Work practice per the CASW Code of Ethics and ACSW Standards of Practice is required
    • Minimum Heart & Stroke Basic Life Saving Level C is required. First Aid considered an asset
    • Strong professionalism, initiative, ethical and clinical judgement, decision-making, and ability to prioritize is required
    • Ability to build rapport and establish strong therapeutic relationships with a wide variety of clients is required
    • Provision of culturally competent and sensitive services is required
    • Effective communication and interpersonal skills are required
    • Second language considered an asset
    • Excellent documentation and computer skills are required
    • Excellent organizational, time management, and case management skills are required
    • Ability to work independently as well as part of a multidisciplinary team and participate in both team and patient conferences is required
    • Previous experience in Health Care considered an asset
    • Knowledge of resources and services across the life span considered an asset
    • Authorization to perform Psychosocial Interventions considered an asset
    • Theoretical knowledge and practical skills in the following therapeutic perspectives, approaches, and/or modalities considered an asset:
    • Mental health, addictions, and/or co-occurring disorders
    • Chronic illness/injury
    • Social Determinants of Health
    • Trauma-informed Care
    • Strengths-based Perspective
    • Systems Theory, Ecosystems Perspective, or Person-in-Environment (PIE)
    • Anti-oppressive Practice
    • Task-centered Counseling
    • Solution-focused Counseling
    • Motivational Interviewing
    • Cognitive-Behavioural Therapy
    • Narrative Therapy
    • Individual, Family, and/or Group Therapy
    • Non-violent Crisis Intervention
    • Suicide Risk Assessment and Intervention
    • Domestic Violence Risk Assessment
    • Child Maltreatment/Abuse Assessment