• Care Coordinator

    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(6/4/2018 9:57 AM)
    Job ID
    2018-3951
    Job Location
    CA-ON-Brampton
    # Positions
    10
    Job Type
    Full Time
    Job Industry
    Healthcare and Medical Services
    Career Level
    Experienced
    Years of Experience
    1
    Company
    Central West LHIN
  • Job Description

    **Hiring for various temporary and regular full-time opportunities in community, hospital and Initial Care Team.

     

    Care Coordinator  

     

    If you are a Registered Nurse, an Occupational Therapist, a Physiotherapist, a Speech-Language Pathologist or a Certified Social Worker in Ontario, we would like you to become part of our team. As a Care Coordinator, you will act as a liaison between your clients and the various health care providers they need to achieve optimal health, independence and dignity. Drawing on your knowledge of health services, and working from a laptop computer, you will conduct face-to-face or telephone assessments and help your clients navigate through the complexities of the health care environment. This will involve explaining relevant services, and coordinating and monitoring their implementation. You will be there to facilitate every step of your clients’ health care experience, linking them with the right information and helping them understand and manage their short- and long-term health care goals.   As a Care Coordinator, you will enjoy freedom and flexibility, but, most of all, you will get to see the results of your efforts – every step of the way.

     

    Care Coordinators may work in a variety of settings to plan and coordinate care – the community, a local hospital or one of our offices.

     

    ESSENTIAL QUALIFICATIONS

     

    • At least 1 year of relevant experience as a Registered Nurse (BScN or diploma), a Physiotherapist, an Occupational Therapist, a Speech-Language Pathologist or a Social Worker (MSW)

    • Membership in good standing with a regulatory body in Ontario

    • Excellent interpersonal, communication, decision-making and assessment skills

    • Ability to work independently and co-operatively in a busy, multidisciplinary situation

    • Computer literacy in a Windows environment

    • Community-based positions also require a valid driver’s licence and full access to a reliable vehicle for home visits

     

    ASSETS

     

    • For some positions, previous experience working with client groups, including, but not limited to: multicultural, homeless, palliative, acquired brain injury (ABI), mental health, geriatrics, paediatrics

    • For some positions, the ability to speak a second language

     

    WHO WE ARE

     

    A mosaic of geographic and cultural diversity and home to over 922,000 local residents, the Central West LHIN plans, integrates, funds and monitors the local health care system for the regions of Brampton, Caledon, Dufferin, Malton, North Etobicoke and West Woodbridge. Through the recently passed Patients First Act, LHINs are also now responsible for the delivery of home and community care services and primary care planning, resulting in a better experience for both patients and those who care for them.

     

    Employees at the Central West LHIN enjoy a competitive compensation package, which includes a comprehensive benefit plan. We are committed to creating a work environment that fosters continuous learning at all levels of our organization, including ongoing internal learning opportunities, formal training events and conferences.

    HOW TO LEARN MORE AND APPLY

     

    If you are career minded and an ambitious person seeking a chance to be part of a team that’s truly making a difference in the lives of others, please apply on-line at http://lhinjobs.ca

     

    We are committed to accommodating people with disabilities as part of our hiring process. If you have special requirements, please advise Human Resources during the recruitment process.

     

    We are governed by the requirements of the French Language Services Act and, therefore, encourage applications from bilingual candidates. Posting available in French upon request.

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