Facilities Coordinator

Posted Date 1 week ago(4/30/2021 1:55 PM)
Job ID
2021-4841
Job Location
CA-ON-Toronto
# Positions
1
Job Type
Full-Time
Job Industry
Government and Public Sector, Healthcare and Medical Services
Company
Toronto Central LHIN
Career Level
Entry Level
Years of Experience
2

Job Description

At Home and Community Care Support Services Toronto Central by providing an accessible workplace, we want all of our employees to feel valued, appreciated, and free to be who they are at work. That is why we are intentionally committed to diversity and inclusion by providing an accessible and inclusive work place for all persons. We are strongly committed to include Black, Indigenous, visible minorities, Francophone, 2SLGBTQ+ persons, neurodiversity, women, national origin, ancestry, disability status, age, marital status, pregnancy, citizenship, all faiths, or any other aspect, which makes them unique, through recognizing each applicant through anti-racism and anti-oppressive practices to ensure equitable opportunity.

 

POSITION SUMMARY

 

Reporting to the Supervisor, Placement Services, the Facilities Coordinator ensures that the processing of placements for long-term care facilities meet the Home and Community Care Support Services Toronto Central standards.  In addition, the Facilities Coordinator act as a liaison to staff of hospitals and long-term care facilities and may process applications at assigned hospitals by providing information to clients and their families to support their decision-making about placement in long-term care facilities.  The Facilities Coordinator prioritizes and authorizes admissions to long-term care facilities according to legislated criteria and manages the facility waiting list.  Effective and frequent communications with the long-term care facilities, hospitals, District Coordinators, clients, families, caregivers, co-workers and community agencies are essential to the achievement of quality in the placement process.

 

QUALIFICATIONS

 

  1. A university degree with a major in Social Work, Psychology, Nursing, Occupational Therapy, Physiotherapy, or Gerontology or two (2) years of recognized work experience in a placement department exposed to admissions to long-term care.
  2. Knowledge of relevant legislation, long-term care facilities and community resources.
  3. Experience working in a long-term care environment an asset.
  4. Working knowledge of resources to support clients with responsive behaviours.
  5. Good understanding of Ontario’s health care system, specifically the Behaviour Supports Ontario, and of the different service providers across the care continuum.
  6. Demonstrate excellent interpersonal, communication and customer service skills with a superior capability to interact sensitively with service partners from hospitals and long-term care facilities, and clients and their families.
  7. Ability to work independently and co-operatively in a busy multi-disciplinary situation.
  8. Experience working with physically and/or cognitively impaired elderly and disabled adults and their families.
  9. Demonstrated computer literacy in a Windows environment, particularly with MS Word and Excel.
  10. Cultural sensitivity and respect for the diverse population in Toronto is required.
  11. Fluency in languages other than English is an asset.
  12. Placement experience is an asset.

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