Child and Family Care Coordinator (Paediatrics)
* This is a 6 month contract position
The Central Local Health Integration Network (LHIN), a Crown Agency of the Province of Ontario, is responsible for planning, funding, integrating health services and delivering home and community care services for over 1.8 million people living in northern Toronto, parts of Etobicoke, York Region and South Simcoe County. The LHIN provides over $2 billion in funding to more than 90 health service providers, including hospitals, long-term care homes, community health centres, mental health and addiction service providers and community support services.
Reporting to the Senior Manager, Home and Community Care, Paediatrics, the Child and Family Care Coordinator in collaboration with the patient, caregiver and/or family, plans, implements and evaluates the delivery of services(s) and reassesses them in a fiscally responsible manner through face to face assessments. In partnership with the community, 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.
Scheduled hours and days require flexibility in order to meet the needs of the Central LHIN and its patients. These may include occasional evenings, weekends and statutory holidays. Initial area and/or schedule may change in order to facilitate the needs of the Central LHIN in accordance with the ONA Collective Agreement.
As per the collective agreement.
Skills and Qualifications:
Degree in a regulated health profession (BScN, BScPT, BScOT, MSW, MScSP), or
Diploma in nursing along with relevant certificate programs or relevant LHIN experience.
Current registration with the appropriate regulating college.
Experience in pediatrics and knowledge of child development and pediatric pathologies; and, child and family legislation and community resources are required.
Previous hospital and/or community pediatric experience is required.
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 in French considered an asset.
Excellent team player who is capable of working both independently and interdependently.
Must be able to practice in a culturally sensitive manner.
Ability to operate within patients’ homes.
Ability to wear protective masks as required.
A reliable motor vehicle is required for this position as is the requirement to be a responsible driver.
Accurate and efficient keyboarding skills and ability to use a mouse.
Regular attendance at work is required.
Current and cleared Vulnerable Sector check is required.
This position is located in Newmarket, Ontario. There may be requirement for occasional travel to other sites across the Central LHIN.
For more information on the Central LHIN, visit centrallhin.on.ca.
We thank all candidates for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Individuals with a disability requiring accommodation during the application and/or the interview process should advise the recruitment contact so arrangements can be made.