Care Coordinator – Markham ON

  • Company:
    Ontario's LHINs
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / monthly
  • Job type:
  • Posted:
    6 hours ago
  • Category:
    Health Care

***Temporary Full-time Position Available at Mackenzie Health Richmond Hill Hospital***Are you an experienced registered nurse (BScN), physiotherapist, occupational therapist, speech language pathologist, or certified social worker (MSW) looking for a different kind of practice environment? You’re looking in the right place.As a valued member of our Home and Community Care team, you will facilitate the journey through Ontario’s health care system by assessing referred patients, determining their health care needs and eligibility, and ensuring they receive the services and care they need, where and when they need them.Whether you are working in our office, in a local hospital or in the community, you will have the opportunity to impact lives in your community, enjoy a balanced lifestyle, and be part of a great team that makes care happen.What will you do?In collaboration with patients and their families, assess care needs, determine eligibility for services, and develop individual care and service plansLink patients with service providersCoordinate and monitor care plan deliveryEstablish a helping relationship with patients and their familiesBalance patient needs and choices with available resources, ensuring patients’ values and preferences are respectedWhat must you have?Membership, in good standing, with the applicable regulatory body:College of Nurses of OntarioCollege of Physiotherapists of OntarioCollege of Occupational Therapists of OntarioCollege of Audiologists and Speech Language Pathologists of OntarioOntario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers2+years of recent experience in community health or a related fieldKnowledge of the health care delivery system and community resourcesExcellent interpersonal, communication, assessment and decision-making skillsEffective time management skills, with the ability to work independently and co-operatively in a busy multidisciplinary environmentA valid driver’s licence and access to a reliable vehicleAbility to use a computer in a Windows environmentWhat would give you the edge?Experience working with diverse patient groups, e.g., multicultural, homeless, palliative, acquired brain injury (ABI), mental health, geriatrics, pediatricsAbility to speak French or another second languageWho we areLocal Health Integration Networks (LHINs) play a key role in Ontario’s health care system. Working in partnership with patients, families, providers and community organizations, LHINs ensure people have access to the health care they need — at home and in the community.The Central LHIN is responsible for planning, funding and integrating health services as well as delivering home and community care services for over 1.8million people living in northern Toronto, parts of Etobicoke, York Region and South Simcoe County. This includes over $2billion in funding to more than 90health service providers such as hospitals, long-term care homes, community health centres, mental health and addiction service providers, and community support services.All applications will be reviewed; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.We are committed to a culture that values diversity and inclusion.Central LHIN is committed to providing support to applicants with disabilities throughout the recruitment and selection process. Candidates requiring accommodation should advise Human Resources. Support will be provided in accordance with the applicant”s needs and in accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibilities for Ontarians with Disabilities Act.