Care Coordinator

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

Are you an experienced registered nurse, 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.We are currently recruiting for a temporary full-time (1 year contract) Care Coordinator for our Oakville Trafalgar Memorial Hospital team. Hours of work are Monday to Friday 9 am to 5 pm and the tentative start date is April 19, 2021.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?Registration as a health or social work professional, including registered nurse, physiotherapist, occupational therapist, speech language pathologist, or social workerMembership, 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?A university degree preferred (or an equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered)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.This is a momentous time for health care in Ontario as we move towards a better connected system that creates more seamless care for patients. The Mississauga Halton LHIN is pivotal in this process. Entrusted with planning, funding, integrating and delivering health care across our region, we are finding better ways to provide high-quality services to the 1.2million people that call our region home.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.We welcome and encourage applications from people with disabilities, and are committed to providing accommodation as part of our hiring process. If you have special requirements, please advise Human Resources during the recruitment process.