Clinical Coordinator (Patient Navigator) – Thoracic Surgery Clinic

  • Company:
    University Health Network
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / monthly
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  • Posted:
    3 months ago
  • Category:
    Health Care

Job Posting 831764
Position: Clinical Coordinator (Patient Navigator)
Site: Toronto General Hospital
Department: Thoracic Surgery Clinic
Hours: 37.5 Hours/Week
Status: Permanent Full-time
Transforming lives and communities through excellence in care, discovery and learning …
At University Health Network, which consists of Toronto General, Toronto Western, Princess Margaret and Toronto Rehab hospitals, nothing is more important to us than our team of dedicated employees. UHN focuses on creating and maintaining a workplace of choice, where our people are recognized and valued. We focus on creating a workplace where people enjoy the challenge of their career, create and engage in best practices and are treated with respect.
LungRAMP is an integrated Rapid Assessment and Management Program for patients with SUSPECTED lung cancer.
As a key member of the LungRAMP Team, the responsibilities of the Clinical Coordinator: Patient Navigator include utilizing and applying current specialized knowledge and expertise to facilitate the effective management of clinical activities and the coordination of patient care and continuity in patient care management.
Specifically, the Clinical Coordinator: Patient Navigator will contribute to providing a seamless approach to care for patients in the LungRAMP program by being the main contact for patients in the system.
The primary purpose is to expedite patient access to diagnostic services and resources, improve continuity and coordinate the timely, seamless and integrated care from the entry and assessment phases to the treatment phase of patient care throughout the cancer continuum.
The successful applicant will work with physicians and other clinicians to coordinate the care plan, ensuring effective patient movement, to proactively identify issues to be addressed in preparation for surgery and discharge and to ensure that the patient is connected with medical and radiation oncology as required. They will also be a key support for MCC’s by providing lists of new patients to the group for possible discussion, identifying complex and less usual cases for presentation and working with the multi-disciplinary team in preparing for MCC presentation.
Bachelors of Science Degree in Nursing
Completion of a recognized master’s degree nursing program preferred
Certificate of competency (licensure) from the College of Nurses of Ontario
Completion of Basic Cardiac Life Support (B.C.L.S.) program, Level II Rescuer certification
Up to three (3) years of relevant experience including experience working in an advanced Clinical practice role
Effective organizational, interpersonal and communication skills
Excellent decision-making and problem solving skills
Excellent time management skills
Excellent teaching skills with the ability to teach one-on-one and/or groups
Ability to function collaboratively within a multi-disciplinary team and/or independently
Ability to work in a self-directed manner
Demonstrated awareness of and adherence to professional and ethical standards
Client service oriented, with the ability to effectively work with diversity and appreciate that people with different opinions, backgrounds and characteristics bring richness to the challenge or situation at hand
Computer literacy
Job Posted:
October 4, 2018
Closing Date: October 25, 2018
If you are interested in making a contribution at UHN, please apply on-line. You will be asked to copy and paste as well as attach your resume and covering letter. You will also be required to complete some initial screening questions.
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 will be given first consideration.
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.