Manager, Home and Community Care – Grey/Bruce Counties (Permanent Full Time)
At this time, the South West Local Health Integration Network is seeking a permanent full time Manager, Home and Community Care to support the LHIN’s Grey and Bruce region.
The Manager, Home and Community Care is responsible for managing daily operations to ensure patients and families receive effective and efficient services through the provision of care coordination services and long-term care home placement services.
What Can I Expect To Do?
As the Manager, Home and Community Care, you will:
- Lead the delivery of Patient-Driven Care by building and maintaining relationships with community and hospital stakeholders, contracted service providers, and other health systems partners.
- Ensure the effective delivery of patient care and operational support for a specialty area within the Grey/Bruce region.
- Supervise the performance of a Care Coordination team within the Grey/Bruce area, including determining and assigning workload, and coaching and providing guidance on handling care coordination issues.
- Analyze information from information systems/databases, service providers, patient reports, staff feedback, and industry trends and practices to formulate recommendations and provide input to planning processes for future programs, policies, and services.
- Be the first-level of management in a specialty area within the Grey/Bruce region.
- Resolve problems and conflicts regarding clinical and interpersonal issues that require consideration of multiple sources of information.
Location: The Manager, Home and Community Care will primarily be located within Grey and/or Bruce counties.
How Do I Qualify?
- University Degree in Healthcare or Business Administration and/or equivalent education and experience.
- Minimum three (3) years’ recent and relevant management experience in a unionized environment.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
- Knowledge of direct care coordination models used in community health care organizations and a good knowledge of community resources (e.g., services and programs), and roles of health care professionals
- Knowledge of South West LHIN business strategies, objectives, priorities and programs, and related patient care priorities and plans and knowledge of the evolving role of LHINs, and the issues and priorities within the healthcare sector and how these impact patient care delivery.
- Effective communication skills to maintain a range of contacts with health professionals within the community and strong collaboration skills to participate on projects and committees with colleagues across the South West LHIN or local community agencies.
- Ability to deal constructively with a variety of contentious/difficult situations, discuss sensitive information and influence/persuade others to follow a recommended course of action and good coaching and communication skills to provide instructions and guidance to staff with respect to activities, challenges and questions.
- Strong planning and organizing skills.
- Efficient computer literacy in a Windows environment.
- Regular travel throughout the South West LHIN boundaries and occasional travel outside the South West region.
- Proficiency in a second language, particularly French; and,
- An ambassador of workplace culture.
Who We Are:
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.
The LHIN is an equal opportunity employer and all applicants are welcome. Individuals with a disability requiring accommodation during the application and/or the selection process should advise the recruitment contact so arrangements can be made.
How To Apply:
Should you be interested in this exciting opportunity, please visit www.lhinjobs.ca to apply. Compensation includes competitive salary, benefits, and pension plan. Application deadline is September 30, 2018 at 11:59pm.
We thank all applicants; however, only those applicants invited for an interview will be contacted. Due to volume of applications, we are not able to respond to general inquiries by phone or e-mail.