LHIN

Care Coordinators - Permanent Full-time

CA-ON-Etobicoke
1 month ago
Job ID
2017-3670
# Positions
2
Job Type
Full Time
Job Industry
Government and Public Sector, Healthcare and Medical Services, Not for Profit and Charity
Career Level
Experienced
Years of Experience
2
Company
Mississauga Halton LHIN

Job Description

The Mississauga Halton Local Health Integration Network (LHIN), is one of 14 local organizations that have been created in Ontario to plan, coordinate and fund local health services, including hospitals, community care, long-term care homes, community support service agencies, and mental health and addictions agencies. The Mississauga Halton LHIN is home to more than one million people and its office is located in Oakville, Ontario.

Committed to lead health system coordination and integration for our communities our vision is to move towards a seamless health system promoting optimal health and delivering high quality care when and where needed.   If you are interested in being part of a dynamic team at the Mississauga Halton LHIN, consider the following:

 

We currently have a vacancies for temporary full-time & permanent full-time Care Coordinators on our Community teams working from our Etobicoke office.  The successful applicants must be able to start on or before October 16, 2017 in order to attend a mandatory 5 week orientation session. 

 

 

As a Care Coordinator, you will:

  • Assess, plan, coordinate, implement and review patient needs and services to ensure they follow Ministry of Health legislation and Mississauga Halton LHIN policies and procedures
  • Provide patients with information on the LHIN and other health and social services and provide consultation and guidance in terms of being a single point of access for patients to navigate the support systems
  • Respond to inquiries and requests for service in accordance with patient care needs, identified risk factors and urgency of services
  • Assess patient's potential for health and well-being, and determine eligibility for funded services or placement into long term care home
  • Develop and implement a care plan that reflects the patients' assessed needs and goals within resource parameters
  • Monitor and reassess, and provide discharge services when appropriate

Experience and Qualifications include:

  • A minimum of 2 years of experience as a registered health or social work professional including:  registered nurse, physiotherapist, occupational therapist, speech language pathologist, or social worker
  • A member in good standing with the applicable regulatory body 
  • A University degree preferred; an equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered
  • Knowledge of community resources
  • Demonstrated computer proficiency
  • Valid driver’s license and access to a reliable motor vehicle is essential along with car insurance covering driving for business purposes and a minimum liability of $1,000,000
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication, decision making and assessment skills
  • Ability to communicate in French or other languages an asset  

 

If you are interested in these opportunities, please apply via the link above or visit the Mississauga Halton Careers page at lhinjobs.ca

Mississauga Halton LHIN is a respectful, caring and inclusive workplace, committed to Employment Equity.  We welcome diversity in the workplace, and encourage applications from all qualified individuals including women, members of visible minorities, aboriginal persons, and persons with disabilities.  We will provide accommodations throughout the recruitment and selection and/or assessment process to applicants with disabilities.  Applicants need to make their accommodation needs known when contacted.

 

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