Care Coordinator

Posted Date 3 weeks ago(10/1/2020 6:47 PM)
Job ID
2020-4671
Job Location
CA-ON-Mississauga | CA-ON-Etobicoke
# Positions
1
Job Type
Temporary (Full-Time)
Job Industry
Government and Public Sector, Healthcare and Medical Services
Company
Mississauga Halton LHIN
Career Level
Experienced
Years of Experience
2

Job Description

Ontario’s health care system is evolving and, as part of Ontario Health, the Mississauga Halton Local Health Integration Network (LHIN), in close partnership with Ontario Health Teams (OHTs), is on the forefront of helping to build a modern, technologically supported health care system that will enable integrated teams of health care professionals to deliver the best possible care for improved patient outcomes. By building high-performing integrated care delivery systems that provide seamless, fully coordinated care for patients, OHTs will help to achieve better outcomes for patients across the province. As an essential component of an integrated and sustainable health care system, this includes a strong and robust Home and Community Care sector.  More than ever, your skills and experience are needed now and into the future, which is why we want you to join us in being part of the journey. We invite you to learn more about OHTs in our area by clicking here. The future of health care in Ontario is now. Join Ontario Health’s Mississauga Halton LHIN team and together, we will build a healthier community for all.

 

Are you an experienced registered nurse, physiotherapist, occupational therapist, speech language pathologist, or certified social worker (MSW) looking for a different kind of practice environment? You’re looking in the right place.

 

As a valued member of our Home and Community Care team, you will facilitate the journey through Ontario’s health care system by assessing referred patients, determining their health care needs and eligibility, and ensuring they receive the services and care they need, where and when they need them.

 

Whether you are working in our office, in a local hospital or in the community, you will have the opportunity to impact lives in your community, enjoy a balanced lifestyle, and be part of a great team that makes care happen.

 

We are currently recruiting for a temporary full-time (until October 2021) Care Coordinator for the East Mississauga Community team. The schedule will be Monday to Friday 8:30 am to 4:30 pm.

PLEASE NOTE: The successful candidate MUST BE ABLE TO START ON November 9, 2020 to attend a 5 week full-time (Monday to Friday 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM) orientation beginning on this date at our Etobicoke location.

 

What will you do?

  • In collaboration with patients and their families, assess care needs, determine eligibility for services, and develop individual care and service plans
  • Link patients with service providers
  • Coordinate and monitor care plan delivery
  • Establish a helping relationship with patients and their families
  • Balance patient needs and choices with available resources, ensuring patients’ values and preferences are respected

 

What must you have?

  • Registration as a health or social work professional, including registered nurse, physiotherapist, occupational therapist, speech language pathologist, or social worker
  • Membership, 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 Service Workers
  • 2+ years of recent experience in community health or a related field
  • Knowledge of the health care delivery system and community resources
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication, assessment and decision-making skills
  • Effective time management skills, with the ability to work independently and co-operatively in a busy multidisciplinary environment
  • A valid driver’s licence and access to a reliable vehicle
  • Ability to use a computer in a Windows environment

 

 

What would give you the edge?

  • A university degree preferred (or an equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered)
  • Experience working with diverse patient groups, e.g., multicultural, homeless, palliative, acquired brain injury (ABI), mental health, geriatrics, pediatrics
  • Ability to speak French or another second language

 

 

Who we are

 

Local Health Integration Networks (LHINs) play a key role in Ontario’s health care system. Working in partnership with patients, families, providers and community organizations, LHINs ensure people have access to the health care they need — at home and in the community.

 

This is 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 LHIN is pivotal in this process. Entrusted with planning, funding, integrating and delivering health care across our region, we are finding better ways to provide high-quality services to the 1.2 million people that call our region home.

 

 

 

All applications will be reviewed; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.


We are committed to a culture that values diversity and inclusion.


We welcome and encourage applications from people with disabilities, and are committed to providing accommodation as part of our hiring process. If you have special requirements, please advise Human Resources during the recruitment process.

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