Status: Open | Site: Kensington - Edmonton, AB | Department: Therapy Services | Closing Date: Mar 29, 2019
At Shepherd’s Care Foundation (SCF) person-centered care is the foundation for all we do in providing care and other human services. All persons are to be treated with dignity and respect in each and every interaction. Working for SCF requires the highest standards of personal behavior and ethics, and it is an on-going condition of employment that the Code of Conduct and Behaviour Standards, which may be amended from time-to-time, are complied with at all times.
Working out of our Kensington Campus, the Social Worker (SW) reports to the Therapeutic Service Manager providing overall leadership, coordination and direction in the Social work interventions and care of the residents within the Mission, Vision and Values of Shepherd’s Care Foundation and standards of professional Social Work practice. The SW ensures compliance with continuing care health service standards, employment and safety-related statutes, legislation, codes and regulations and SCF policies. The SW provides support, advocacy, and choice to Residents and their families to ensure the highest quality of person centered care achievable within the Mission, Vision and Values and Behavior Standards of Shepherd’s Care Foundation and standards of professional Social Work practice. Demonstrates ongoing competence utilizing knowledge, skill, judgment and evidence based practice in caring for the older adult and is committed to continuous quality improvement.
The Social Worker is the designated individual to assume to role as the Shepherd’s Care Foundation Information and Privacy Coordinator whose responsibilities include dealing with requests from Residents/Authorized Representatives who wish to examine and copy or to correct personal health information collected and maintained by Shepherd’s Care Foundation and, facilitating Shepherd’s Care Foundation’s compliance with the Health Information Act.
Ensures investigation and follow up in respect to any unusual incidents, near misses, complaints or reports of safety concerns;
Apply by completing application and uploading cover letter/resume. A Vulnerable Sector Check must be completed prior to start date.
We wish to express our appreciation to all applicants for their interest and effort in applying for this position. However, only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.
Shepherd’s Care Foundation is "Dedicated to the Celebration of Life in a Caring Christian environment"