Temporary Full time Hospital Care Coordinator – Mackenzie Health Hospital SitesPOSITION SUMMARY Reporting to the Senior Manager,Home and Community Care, the Hospital Care Coordinator in collaboration with the patient, physician, caregiver and/or family, develops treatment goals, service and discharge plans in a fiscally responsible manner through in hospital face-to-face assessments. In partnership with the hospital, the Care Coordinator promotes awareness of the services of the LHIN and acts as an entry point to the community health care system. In the event of ineligible patients, the Care Coordinator also identifies/determines alternative sources of assistance. SHIFT REQUIREMENTSVariable hours including rotating days, evenings, weekends and statutory holidays. Scheduled hours and days require flexibility in order to meet the needs of the Central LHIN and its patients. Initial area and/or schedule may change in order to facilitate the needs of the Central LHIN in accordance with the Collective Agreement. SALARY RANGEAs per collective agreement.SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONSDegree in a regulated health profession (BScN, BScPT, BScOT, MSW, MScSP); or Diploma in nursing along with relevant certificate programs or relevant LHIN experience.Degree in Nursing (BScN) preferred. Current registration with the appropriate regulating college. Two years’ experience in care coordination, or advocacy and discharge planning in a healthcare setting.Knowledge of community and government resources and relevant legislation. Excellent assessment, negotiation and problem solving skills.Excellent interpersonal, communication, organization and time management skills. Bilingualism (English/French) considered an asset.Excellent team player who is capable of working both independently and interdependently.Ability to build and maintain relationships with hospital staff and manage conflicting priorities.Must be able to practice in a culturally sensitive manner.Ability to work in a fast-paced, physically demanding hospital environment.Ability to wear protective masks as required.Accurate and efficient keyboarding skills and ability to use a mouse.Regular attendance at work is required.