• Patient Care Assistant

    Posted Date 3 months ago(4/3/2018 11:22 AM)
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    Government and Public Sector, Healthcare and Medical Services
    Career Level
    Years of Experience
    South West LHIN
  • Job Description

    PATIENT CARE ASSISTANTS (CASUAL) – London, Stratford, Owen Sound, Hanover, Seaforth, St. Thomas, Woodstock


    What Can I Expect To Do? 


    Reporting to the Manager of Home and Community Care, the Patient Care Assistant (PCA) provides service and support to the Care Coordination process. This includes the coordination and organization of Care Coordinator activities. The Patient Care Assistant communicates with patients, families, providers and other multidisciplinary team members and acts as a point of contact for patient issues. Through the utilization of a Patient Driven Care approach, the PCA disseminates necessary information and triages pertinent information to the Care Coordinator, and assists the Care Coordinator to ensure thorough follow up on patient issues. 


    We are currently accepting resumes for casual positions in the following locations: London/Middlesex/Elgin, Huron/Perth, Oxford and Grey/Bruce counties.


    How Do I Qualify?


    • Secondary School Diploma or equivalent.
    • Education and/or training in health care administration is an asset.
    • Minimum one (1) year of related experience, preferably in health care/medical administration or services.
    • Familiarity with/knowledge of Medical Terminology.
    • Demonstrated ability to work effectively as a team member, including communication and conflict resolution skills.
    • Demonstrated organizational skills, including ability to prioritize competing requests and function well under pressure.
    • Demonstrated ability to connect with patients, actively listen to requests, and respond in a timely, sensitive and respectful manner.
    • Demonstrated ability to input data into computer software consistently accurately.
    • Ability to maintain confidentiality.
    • Experience using computer databases, MS Office applications (e.g., Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.).
    • Demonstrated ability to manage the flow of information in a timely and efficient manner.
    • Ability to prioritize and manage the Care Coordinator’s calendar, sets up appointments on her/his behalf and resolve scheduling conflicts.
    • Valid driver's license and access to a reliable vehicle.
    • Proficiency in the French language is an asset.



    Should you be interested in this exciting opportunity, please visit www.lhinjobs.ca to apply.  Application deadline is June 30, 2018 at 11:59pm. We thank all applicants; however, only those invited for an interview will be contacted.


    The LHIN is an equal opportunity employer and all applicants are welcome. Individuals with a disability requiring accommodation during the application and/or the interview process should advise the recruitment contact so arrangements can be made.


    The South West Local Health Integration Network (LHIN) is one of 14 local organizations in Ontario that plan, coordinate and fund local health services and deliver high quality home and community care to patients and families. The South West LHIN is committed to health improvement, innovation, and the establishment of collaborative partnerships to improve population health, patient experience and value for money across the health care system 

    LHIN staff incorporates the best aspects of teamwork and continuous learning as they work with the local community to ensure the best health outcomes for everyone. If you have a passion for excellence and an entrepreneurial spirit, this is your opportunity to make a difference as part of a dynamic team transforming the Ontario healthcare system.  

    For further information on the South West LHIN please visit: http://www.southwestlhin.on.ca


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