• Temporary Full-time Care Coordinator

    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(3 weeks ago)
    Job ID
    Job Location
    CA-ON-Mississauga | CA-ON-Oakville
    # Positions
    Job Type
    Temporary (Full-Time)
    Job Industry
    Government and Public Sector, Healthcare and Medical Services
    Career Level
    Years of Experience
    Mississauga Halton LHIN
  • Job Description

    We are currently recruiting for two Temporary Full-time Care Coordinator opportunities in the Halton Hills/Milton area:

    • 1 temporary full-time (13-month contract) Community Care Coordinator located at our Milton office
    • 1 temporary full time (9-month contract) Hospital Care Coordinator located at the Oakville Trafalgar Memorial Hospital

    The work schedule for both positions is Monday to Friday 8:30 am to 4:30 pm.


    Please note that all new hires will be required to attend a 5 week full-time (Monday to Friday 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM) orientation session at our Etobicoke site beginning on October 1, 2018.


    We are amid a momentous time for health care in Ontario as we move towards a better connected system that creates more seamless care for patients. The Mississauga Halton Local Health Integration Network (LHIN) is pivotal in this process. Entrusted through our provincial mandate to plan, fund, integrate and deliver health care across our region, we are finding better ways to provide services to the 1.2 million people in our communities through the stewardship of approximately $1.6 billion of public funds allocated to our health service providers and the delivery of high quality home and community care.


    If you would like to make a fundamental difference, we invite you to bring your passion and knowledge to the Mississauga Halton LHIN. Join our dynamic team transforming the local health care system.


    Care Coordinator Position Outline: 

    • Assessing, planning, coordinating, implementing and reviewing patient needs and services to ensure they follow Ministry of Health legislation and the LHIN Home and Community Care policies and procedures
    • Providing patients with information on the LHIN Home and Community Care 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 wellbeing, 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 


    Care Coordinator Qualifications: 

    • 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: College of Nurses of Ontario; College of Physiotherapists of Ontario; College of Occupational Therapists of Ontario; College of Audiologists and Speech Language Pathologists of Ontario; Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Services Workers
    • A University degree preferred; an equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered
    • Minimum two years recent experience in community health or a related field; if  social worker, medical social work experience required
    • Knowledge of community resources
    • Computer literacy and keyboarding skills required
    • Valid driver’s license and access to a reliable motor vehicle essential
    • Automobile insurance that covers driving for business purposes and a minimum liability of $1,000,000 required
    • Ability to communicate in French or other languages an asset 


    Thank you for your interest in joining our exceptional team at Mississauga Halton LHIN!  

    To apply for this vacancy please submit a resume with covering letter via the following link www.lhinjobs.ca or visit the Mississauga Halton LHIN Career Opportunity page at lhinjobs.ca.  Please note that only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.


    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.

    To receive any Mississauga Halton LHIN document required by the Accessibility for Ontarians Disability Act (AODA) and its standards, or to receive any public document on our website in an alternate format, please contact our Communications Department at 905-855-9090 or 1-877-336-9090.


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