Care Coordinator

Posted Date 2 weeks ago(11/17/2020 11:24 AM)
Job ID
2020-4708
Job Location
CA-ON-Markham ON
# Positions
1
Job Type
Part-Time
Job Industry
Government and Public Sector, Healthcare and Medical Services
Company
Central LHIN
Career Level
Experienced
Years of Experience
3

Job Description

Care Coordinator 
Regular Part Time 
Home and Community Care - Hospital 
Initial Location MRHH

 

POSITION SUMMARY

Reporting to the Senior Manager, Home and Community Care, the Hospital Care Coordinator in collaboration with the patient, physician, caregiver and/or family, develops treatment goals, service and discharge plans in a fiscally responsible manner through in hospital face-to-face assessments. In partnership with the hospital, 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.

 

SHIFT REQUIREMENTS 

Variable hours including rotating days, evenings, weekends and statutory holidays. Scheduled hours and days require flexibility in order to meet the needs of the Central LHIN and its patients. Initial area and/or schedule may change in order to facilitate the needs of the Central LHIN in accordance with the Collective Agreement.

 

SALARY RANGE

As per 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.
  • Degree in Nursing (BScN) preferred.
  • Current registration with the appropriate regulating college.
  • 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 (English/French) considered an asset.
  • Excellent team player who is capable of working both independently and interdependently.
  • Ability to build and maintain relationships with hospital staff and manage conflicting priorities.
  • Must be able to practice in a culturally sensitive manner.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, physically demanding hospital environment.
  • Ability to wear protective masks as required.
  • Accurate and efficient keyboarding skills and ability to use a mouse.
  • Regular attendance at work is required.

Central LHIN is committed to providing support to applicants with disabilities throughout the recruitment and selection process.  Candidates requiring accommodation should advise Human Resources.  Support will be provided in accordance with the applicant's needs and in accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibilities for Ontarians with Disabilities Act.

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