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Transplant Resource Specialist - Toronto, Ontario


Position:           TRANSPLANT RESOURCE SPECIALIST                             
Site:                 TORONTO GENERAL HOSPITAL
Department:     ALLIED HEALTH
Reports to:       MANAGER         
Scale/Grade:    D004    
Hours:              37.5 HOURS PER WEEK  
Status:             TEMPORARY FULL-TIME 1 YEAR         


As an integral member of the Social Work team, the Transplant Resource Specialist helps patients/families/support persons access resources for listing and for pre/post-transplant. The responsibilities include: providing assistance to patients/families/support persons and hospital staff on a consultation basis regarding transplant related resources and other community resources (e.g. Trillium Drug Program, Accommodation, Transportation, etc.); assisting with application forms and letter writing (e.g. TDP, Expedite, MORRR, ODSP, EI, CPP-D, Wheeltrans, Immigration Visa, Housing, etc.); staff education and updating resources used by staff and patients/families/support persons; acting as a liaison between the hospital and community agencies; assisting staff with program planning projects (e.g. developing education materials and group teaching).


  • Social Service Worker Diploma
  • Registration with the Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers
  • 3 years relevant work experience
  • Knowledge of Community and Government Resources (e.g. income replacement, drug coverage, transportation)
  • Community health experience
  • Teaching experience
  • Familiarity with principles of Adult Education
  • Presentation skills
  • Strong Communication skills (written and verbal)
  • Computer skills (e.g. Word, Excel, Outlook)                              

POSTED DATE:  December 13, 2018           CLOSING DATE:  until filled 

For current UHN employees, only those who have successfully completed their probationary period, have a good employee record along with satisfactory attendance in accordance with UHN's attendance management program, and possess all the required experience and qualifications should apply.

University Health Network thanks all applicants, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

UHN is a respectful, caring, and inclusive workplace. We are committed to championing accessibility, diversity and equal opportunity. Requests for accommodation can be made at any stage of the recruitment process providing the applicant has met the Bona-fide for the open position.  Applicants need to make their requirements known when contacted.

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