Status: Open | Site: Millwoods - Edmonton, AB | Department: Therapy Services | Closing Date: Feb 21, 2020
About Shepherd’s Care Foundation
Shepherd’s Care Foundation (SCF) is a faith-based, not-for-profit organization providing quality care and accommodations to more than 1,800 seniors throughout Edmonton and Barrhead. Our seven campuses provide living options for a full spectrum of care, including independent living, supportive living, supportive living with dementia, long-term care and complex care.
At SCF, person-centered care is the foundation for all we do. All persons are to be treated with dignity and respect in every interaction. Working for SCF requires the highest standards of personal behavior and ethics, and it is an on-going condition of employment that our Code of Conduct and Behaviour Standards are always complied with.
Maternity Leave Coverage--18 month term
Working out of both our Millwoods and Kensington Village Campuses, the Social Worker (SW) reports to the Manager, Best Practice and Education in the Care and Quality division providing overall leadership, coordination and direction in social work interventions and in the care of our Long Term Care Residents within the Mission, Vision and Values of SCF 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 Shepherd’s Care Foundation’s Mission, Vision and Values, and Behavior Standards in conjunction with the standards of professional Social Work Practice. Additionally, the SW demonstrates ongoing competence utilizing knowledge, skill, judgment and evidence-based practice in caring for the older adult while committed to continuous quality improvement.
As the designated individual that assumes the role of Shepherd’s Care Foundation’s Information and Privacy Coordinator, role responsibilities will include handling with requests from Residents/Authorized Representatives who wish to examine, copy, or correct personal health information collected and maintained by SCF, while ensuring SCF 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 "Living Life in a Caring Christian environment"