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Posted Date 2 months ago(1/6/2021 4:43 PM)
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 looking for candidates for upcoming Care Coordinator opportunities. Please note that all external new hires must be available to attend a mandatory six weeks full-time (Monday to Friday 8:30 am to 4:30 pm) Orientation. During the recruitment process, we will discuss when the Orientation will take place.        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? - A registered 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.    
Job ID
2018-4116
Company
Mississauga Halton LHIN
Job Location
Mississauga,Ontario,Canada
Posted Date 2 days ago(2/28/2021 9:12 PM)
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 highly organized, detail-oriented and able to work accurately in a busy environment with frequent interruptions? Are you looking to make a difference in your community? Take a look at this exciting opportunity.   As a valued member of our Home and Community Care team, you will provide support for the assigned Care Coordinator team in their daily activities to ensure that patients receive prompt, effective customer service.   By applying your healthcare administrative support experience, 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 looking for candidates for upcoming Team Assistant opportunities.   What will you do? - Provide administrative support services to Care Coordinators - Process new referrals, and orders for services, supplies and equipment - Process and assist in managing confidential patient records - Enter, update and maintain a high volume of patient data in the electronic database - Answer a high volume of telephone inquiries from patients, families and service providers, and refer callers as appropriate  What must you have? - A Grade 12 diploma (minimum) - 2+ years’ related office experience - Accurate keyboarding/data-entry skills - Proficiency with database software, MS Word and Excel - Excellent organizational skills and ability to work with minimal supervision - Advanced multi-tasking skills, with the ability to meet performance and service goals - Very good interpersonal skills and ability to work as part of a team and interact tactfully and sensitively with patients from wide-ranging cultural, ethnic and socio-economic backgrounds - Excellent oral and written communication skills  What would give you the edge? - A college diploma in the health or social services field, or business/office administration - Familiarity with medical terminology, and office administrative procedures/concepts - Knowledge of LHIN services - 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.      
Job ID
2018-4201
Company
Mississauga Halton LHIN
Job Location
Mississauga,Ontario,Canada
Posted Date 1 year ago(11/5/2019 11:53 AM)
Updated on December 10, 2020 Loooking for Team Assistants - Temporary Full Time and Full Time positions Are you highly organized, detail-oriented and able to work accurately in a busy environment with frequent interruptions? Are you looking to make a difference in your community? Take a look at this exciting opportunity. As a valued member of our Home and Community Care team, you will provide support for the assigned Care Coordinator team in their daily activities to ensure that clients receive prompt, effective customer service. By applying your healthcare administrative support experience, 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. What will you do? - Provide administrative support services to Care Coordinators - Process new referrals, and orders for services, supplies and equipment - Process and assist in managing confidential client records - Enter, update and maintain a high volume of client data in the electronic database - Answer a high volume of telephone inquiries from clients, families and service providers, and refer callers as appropriate - Provide back-up support to other positions, as required What must you have? - A college diploma or degree in the health or social services field, or equivalent experience - 2+ years’ related office experience - Accurate keyboarding/data-entry skills - Proficiency with database software, MS Word and Excel - Excellent organizational skills and ability to work with minimal supervision - Advanced multi-tasking skills, with the ability to meet performance and service goals - Very good interpersonal skills and ability to work as part of a team and interact tactfully and sensitively with clients from wide-ranging cultural, ethnic and socio-economic backgrounds - Excellent oral and written communication skills   What would give you the edge? - Familiarity with medical terminology, and office administrative procedures/concepts - Knowledge of LHIN services - 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 clients, families, providers and community organizations, LHINs ensure people have access to the health care they need — at home and in the community. Located in the heart of Canada’s most multicultural city, the Toronto Central LHIN serves a unique, diverse population of 1.5 million residents, with many low-income and single-parent families. Our LHIN’s 600+ employees include a team of dedicated Care Coordinators working with 24 hospitals, 150 community-based service agencies, 37 long-term care homes, 22 service providers and 13 community health centres to meet client needs. 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.
Job ID
2019-4465
Company
Toronto Central LHIN
Job Location
Toronto,Ontario,Canada
Posted Date 12 months ago(3/3/2020 10:57 AM)
***One Temporary Full-time position available at Humber River Hospital, Wilson Site***   Are you an experienced registered nurse (BScN), 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.     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? - 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? - 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. The Central LHIN is responsible for planning, funding and integrating health services as well as delivering home and community care services for over 1.8 million people living in northern Toronto, parts of Etobicoke, York Region and South Simcoe County. This includes over $2 billion in funding to more than 90 health service providers such as hospitals, long-term care homes, community health centres, mental health and addiction service providers, and community support services.       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.   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.
Job ID
2020-4553
Company
Central LHIN
Job Location
Markham ON,Ontario,Canada
Posted Date 2 weeks ago(2/19/2021 8:56 AM)
Interested Applicants, please apply by March 5, 2021 before 11:59pm   JOB TITLE: Nurse Practitioner, Behavioural Support START DATE: March 2021 DURATION: Full Time, Permanent   REPORTS TO:  Manager of Client Services, Professional Practice DEPARTMENT: Home and Community Care   POSITION SUMMARY:   Reporting to the Manager, Clinical Practice, this position promotes excellence in behavioural support for clients with responsive behaviours related to dementia, mental health, substance use and/or other neurological disorders. As a Nurse Practitioner, you will use your advanced practice nursing skills to triage referral urgency and priority for clients at risk of adverse outcomes related to responsive behaviours. You will work collaboratively with Care Coordinators, Primary Care, Geriatric Psychiatry and Geriatric Medicine, interdisciplinary teams and community partners to achieve an integrated care plan for Toronto Central LHIN clients identified with responsive behaviours living in the community. You will complete comprehensive geriatric assessments with a focus on behavioural challenges (including the completion of a medication reconciliation) for clients transitioning from TC LHIN Emergency Departments (ED), acute care and/or living in the community and who may require Long Term Care (LTC) placement. The Nurse Practitioner will work with an inter-professional team, to provide primary care services for seniors that are complex, frail and marginalized with medical, functional, psychosocial and mental health issues. Working as a member of the Behaviour Support Outreach Team (BSOT), the NP will work to full scope of practice including diagnosing and prescribing where indicated.   SALARY RANGE   Nurse Practitioner                                                                                                             $48.53 to $59.11 per hour   MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:   - Performs clinical tele-triage role for all clients referred to the BSOT team who are at risk of an ED admission and/or adverse outcomes related to responsive behaviours secondary to dementia, mental health, substance use and/or other neurological disorders - Assesses urgency of referral based on objective evaluation of client/caregiver risk factors and takes appropriate action - Recognizes and promptly addresses adverse events (including medication issues) or any issue affecting safety or quality of care - Uses standardized assessment tools, standards of practice and guidelines related to the care of older adults with psychogeriatric conditions - Initiates timely and appropriate consultation, referrals and collaboration with other healthcare providers as indicated - Provides a comprehensive in-home assessment where indicated, with a focus on utilizing a bio-psychosocial framework to identify factors contributing to responsive behaviors - Completes a medication reconciliation as part of an in-home assessment; identifies discrepancies and resolves these where possible - Collaborates with primary care physicians for clients that are homebound and unable to access primary care services - Collaborates with client’s care coordinator, care partners, and the client’s circle of care to co-create an individualized behavior management care plan/safety plan as indicated - Collaborates with BSOT clinicians and other community providers to provide behavioural support expertise, coaching and capacity-building through partnerships - Works closely with hospitals, crisis teams and other community teams to develop an integrated care pathway for clients with responsive behaviours - Identifies gaps in available clinical services; advocates for the addition of or access to services that will improve the client’s care or support for the caregiver(s) - Advocates to meet client needs while ensuring the protection of client rights - Acts as a clinical resource by providing knowledge and teaching to interdisciplinary team members as well as to clients and families - Participates as a leader in change management initiatives; acts as a champion for continuous improvement and participates in the development of policies, procedures, systems and tools to improve service delivery - Participates in researching, integrating and promoting leading client service delivery models and best practices in order to achieve established objectives and targets - Participates in data collection and reporting on a number of accountability measures   KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS:   Education: - Masters Degree in Nursing with registration in good standing, with the College of Nurses of Ontario - Certificate of Registration in the Extended Class from the College of Nurses of Ontario, and eligible to practice as a RN-EC in primary care Experience:  - Minimum of 3 years of recent experience in geriatrics/geriatric psychiatry in settings such as Memory Clinics, specialized Behaviour Support Units in LTC and/or the ED - Expertise and knowledge of working with individuals presenting with behaviours related to dementia, delirium, depression, and neurological and other mental health disorders. - Competence in the use of standardized assessment tools used in geriatric nursing and geriatric mental health practice - Experience working collaboratively with primary care and specialists in the care of older adults with responsive behaviours - Familiarity with the  interRAI HC and knowledge of behavioural, cognitive, psychosocial, and environmental assessments relating to responsive behaviours is an asset - Excellent clinical-reasoning, critical-thinking and problem-solving skills - Formalized training in or knowledge of Gentle Persuasive Approach (GPA), P.I.E.C.E.S., U-First!, Montessori Approach is an asset - Effective assessment, intervention, and collaborative care planning skills - Experience providing caregiver education, support and counselling related to caring for a person with responsive behaviours - Community health experience is preferred - Experience with program development, evaluation and quality improvement initiatives, an asset - Cultural competency working with clients of diverse ethno-cultural backgrounds - A valid CPR/Basic Cardiac Life Support certificate is required - A valid driver’s license and availability of a car - Excellent written, interpersonal and communication skills with strong organizational, time-management and problem-solving capabilities - Basic functional computer and information technology skil   Toronto Central LHIN is committed to creating a diverse, inclusive workforce that reflects the communities we serve, to ensuring our services and communications are accessible to all ind ividuals, and to embedding equity into our employment practices.   In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act and the Ontario Human Rights Code, Ontario Health will provide accommodations throughout the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process.  If selected to participate in this process, please inform Human Resources of the nature of any accommodations that you may require in respect of any materials or processes used to ensure your equal participation.
Job ID
2020-4643
Company
Toronto Central LHIN
Job Location
Toronto,Ontario,Canada
Posted Date 6 months ago(9/10/2020 1:14 PM)
PART TIME Care Coordinators (Case Managers) needed Are you an experienced registered nurse, physiotherapist, occupational therapist, speech language pathologist, social worker (MSW), or registered dietitian 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.   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? - 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 Services Workers - College of Dietitians of Ontario - 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? - 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. Located in the heart of Canada’s most multicultural city, the Toronto Central LHIN serves a unique, diverse population of 1.5 million residents, with many low-income and single-parent families. Our LHIN’s 600+ employees include a team of dedicated Care Coordinators working with 24 hospitals, 150 community-based service agencies, 37 long-term care homes, 22 service providers and 13 community health centres to meet client needs.  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.
Job ID
2020-4646
Company
Toronto Central LHIN
Job Location
Toronto,Ontario,Canada
Posted Date 5 months ago(9/18/2020 1:29 PM)
Are you an experienced registered nurse (BScN), 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.     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? - 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? - 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. The Central LHIN is responsible for planning, funding and integrating health services as well as delivering home and community care services for over 1.8 million people living in northern Toronto, parts of Etobicoke, York Region and South Simcoe County. This includes over $2 billion in funding to more than 90 health service providers such as hospitals, long-term care homes, community health centres, mental health and addiction service providers, and community support services.       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.   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.
Job ID
2020-4652
Company
Central LHIN
Job Location
Markham ON,Ontario,Canada
Posted Date 5 months ago(9/18/2020 1:32 PM)
Are you highly organized, detail-oriented and able to work accurately in a busy environment with frequent interruptions? Are you looking to make a difference in your community? Take a look at this exciting opportunity.   As a valued member of our Home and Community Care team, you will provide support for the assigned Care Coordinator team in their daily activities to ensure that patients receive prompt, effective customer service.   By applying your healthcare administrative support experience, 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.       What will you do? - Provide administrative support services to Care Coordinators - Process new referrals, and orders for services, supplies and equipment - Process and assist in managing confidential patient records - Enter, update and maintain a high volume of patient data in the electronic database - Answer a high volume of telephone inquiries from patients, families and service providers, and refer callers as appropriate - Provide back-up support to other positions, as required     What must you have? - A Grade 12 diploma plus a community college business/office administration or medical diploma - 2+ years’ related office experience - Accurate keyboarding/data-entry skills - Proficiency with database software, MS Word and Excel - Excellent organizational skills and ability to work with minimal supervision - Advanced multi-tasking skills, with the ability to meet performance and service goals - Very good interpersonal skills and ability to work as part of a team and interact tactfully and sensitively with patients from wide-ranging cultural, ethnic and socio-economic backgrounds - Excellent oral and written communication skills      What would give you the edge? - Familiarity with medical terminology, and office administrative procedures/concepts - Knowledge of LHIN services - 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.   The Central LHIN is responsible for planning, funding and integrating health services as well as delivering home and community care services for over 1.8 million people living in northern Toronto, parts of Etobicoke, York Region and South Simcoe County. This includes over $2 billion in funding to more than 90 health service providers such as hospitals, long-term care homes, community health centres, mental health and addiction service providers, and community support services.       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.   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.
Job ID
2020-4653
Company
Central LHIN
Job Location
Markham ON,Ontario,Canada
Posted Date 5 months ago(9/24/2020 1:17 PM)
We are currently recruiting for Care Coordinators: focus on COVID-19 Tester/IPAC Extender function (multiple positions)   Start Date:           as soon as possible Category:            Temporary Full-time (approx. 3 months with possibility to extend) Team:                  Central Region COVID - Assessment Team Schedule:             Days, evenings and weekends (hours of operation 8:00 am to 8:00 pm) Location & Details:    Employees will be assigned to work primarily within their home LHIN geography. Some travel may be required to support work across the Central Region. Training will be provided.                                                                                     POSITION OUTLINE:   Ontario is working with its partners in the health care system implementing a robust plan to prevent, monitor for, detect and, if needed, isolate any cases of the COVID-19 novel coronavirus.  Accessible testing and Infection Prevention and Control (IPAC) Auditing and education are key elements of the plan.  Central Region will be supporting testing and assessment and IPAC auditing and education activities with a dedicated team covering the central region geography across the continuum.              The team will consist of approximately 100 Testers/IPAC Extenders who will conduct testing in congregate settings, assessment centers, schools, worksites and ad hoc pop-up assessment centres.  The team will also provide health promotion and infection prevention education to a variety of stakeholders including but not limited to long-term care homes, retirement homes, congregate settings, physicians, patients, families and community partners. Specifically, the team will assess the various sites for IPAC-related issues, processes, gaps, and need for training of others in the proper use of personal protective equipment (PPE), hand hygiene, environmental cleaning, and other IPAC-related topics and providing follow-up and ongoing IPAC support in consultation with Public Health.  While the initial assignment will focused on the Testing and IPAC Extenders functions, individuals may revert to performing their primary home position functions when the volumes decline in the community.   In preparation for COVID-19 Wave Two, Ontario’s Ministry of Health is actively exploring the development of Influenza-like Illness (ILI) Clinics that will be designated to support Ontarians who are experiencing influenza like symptoms and require medical intervention and symptom management.   The Tester/IPAC Extender role may be required to support these clinics by providing testing, education and conducting patient assessments.   QUALIFIFCATIONS - Position of Care Coordinator - Require Registered Nurse (BScN or diploma) or Occupational Therapists in good standing with their respective college to conduct testing function - Regulated health care professional (OT, PT, RN, and SW) in good standing with their respective college/association to perform IPAC Extender function - Community nursing experience an asset - Advanced assessment and diagnostic reasoning skills - Effective interpersonal and communication skills - Ability to assess and communicate - Knowledge of community organizations and resources - Knowledge of direct care / case management models used in community health care organizations - Effective organizational and planning skills - Basic proficiency with computerized information systems - French language is an asset - Must have a valid driver’s license and access to a vehicle     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.   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.
Job ID
2020-4658
Company
Central LHIN
Job Location
Markham ON,Ontario,Canada
Posted Date 5 months ago(10/13/2020 10:02 AM)
Updated on December 10, 2020  Looking for Care Coordinators - Temporary Full Time, 1 year Are you an experienced registered nurse, physiotherapist, occupational therapist, speech language pathologist, social worker (MSW), or registered dietitian 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.   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? - 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 Services Workers - College of Dietitians of Ontario - 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? - 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. Located in the heart of Canada’s most multicultural city, the Toronto Central LHIN serves a unique, diverse population of 1.5 million residents, with many low-income and single-parent families. Our LHIN’s 600+ employees include a team of dedicated Care Coordinators working with 24 hospitals, 150 community-based service agencies, 37 long-term care homes, 22 service providers and 13 community health centres to meet client needs.  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.
Job ID
2020-4678
Company
Toronto Central LHIN
Job Location
Toronto,Ontario,Canada
Posted Date 3 months ago(11/17/2020 11:24 AM)
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.
Job ID
2020-4708
Company
Central LHIN
Job Location
Markham ON,Ontario,Canada
Posted Date 4 hours ago(3/2/2021 2:14 PM)
We are currently recruiting a Care Coordinator  - Palliative   Competition #:     FY2021-098 Date Posted:        January 7, 2021 Date Closed:        Until Filled Start Date:          February 2021 Reports to:          Manager, Home & Community Care Category:            Permanent Full-time   Team:                  Palliative Care Team Current primary assigned location:  Mississauga Office, 2655 North Sheridan Way   POSITION OUTLINE   The Mississauga Halton LHIN has an exciting opportunity for a Care Coordinator (CC) to join the Palliative Team during a time of strategic focus on palliative care within the Mississauga Halton LHIN region and across the province. Transformation of Palliative Care is a strategic initiative for Mississauga Halton LHIN, and we are seeking passionate, collaborative and creative professionals to join our team.   We are seeking an excellent communicator, critical thinker, lifelong learner and problem solver.   The Palliative CC competencies include: clinical expertise in palliative care, patient and family-centred, ethical decision-making, collaboration with a variety of different stakeholders, and demonstrated leadership with inter-professional teams, including providers within the circle of care for individual patients and caregivers, and among the community with partners and colleagues.  Experience in medication management and/or medication reconciliation and familiarity with medical diagnoses and disease trajectories are critical skillsets that will be a focus of recruitment.   Responsible for: - Providing care coordination to patients with palliative needs, supporting patients with palliative needs to remain at home and in community through stable, transitional phases, and end of life. - Development of individualized, collaborative care plans and care conferencing - Facilitating communication and collaboration between the inter-professional care team for each patient - Home visits and telephone communication with patients and caregivers; liaison with primary care providers and members of a patients circle of care. - Assessing, planning, coordinating, implementing and reviewing patient needs and services - Providing information to patients and referrals to alternate community resources - Responding to inquiries and request for care in accordance with the patient’s needs; identifies risk factors and urgency for careQUALIFICATIONS:   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 their applicable regulatory body below: 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 (acute, hospice, home and community care settings).  If allied health professional, relevant clinical medical experience required. - Palliative experience preferred. - Knowledge of community resources and demonstrated ability to collaborate and establish/strengthen care teams - Knowledge and experience in Care Coordination, including clinical strength in assessment, care planning, system navigation, health outcomes monitoring, direct support (i.e., self-management principles), collaboration with key system partners - Demonstrated skill and experience in providing care in a manner that is culturally responsive and effective with individuals from various backgrounds and diversity.   - Computer literacy and keyboarding skills required - Valid driver’s license and access to a reliable motor vehicle - Insurance that includes driving for business purposes and minimum liability of $1,000,000. - Ability to communicate in French or other languages an asset.                                                                                      To apply for this vacancy please submit a resume with covering letter referencing FY2021-098 via the following link www.lhinjobs.ca or visit the Mississauga Halton LHIN Career Opportunity page at lhinjobs.ca Please note, 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.      
Job ID
2021-4746
Company
Mississauga Halton LHIN
Job Location
Mississauga,Ontario,Canada
Posted Date 2 months ago(1/14/2021 11:15 AM)
As a Nurse Practitioner within our Integrated Palliative Home Care Program, you will create a direct link between the home care team and the primary care practitioners to increase capacity in the community for end-of-life care. In addition to palliative clients with stable and predictable needs, you will serve a population of clients with complex medical, physical, cognitive and psychosocial conditions that place the client at risk for avoidable hospitalization, premature institutionalization or Alternate Levels of Care (ALC).   Your focus will be on providing critical capacity to enhance continuity of clinical care coordination across primary care, home care, community supports, acute and specialty palliative care sectors. This will see you working collaboratively across the health care system, providing expert clinical palliative leadership to support seamless, integrated care delivery. In your leadership role as a Palliative Care Nurse Practitioner, you’ll have the opportunity to engage in all domains of advanced practice nursing, including mentoring and professional development through coaching for Care Coordinators, service providers, nursing and physician colleagues, and participating in educational initiatives to advance evidence-based practice in palliative care.   Location: This position will involve regular travel across the Central LHIN for meetings and home visits; as a result, a valid driver’s licence and access to a reliable vehicle are required.   As a Palliative Care Nurse Practitioner, you will play a critical role as part of an interdisciplinary team, where your broad scope of practice will support collaborative practice across the health care continuum. Specifically, you can expect to: - Ensure rapid response capacity to provide expert clinical care to complex palliative clients and expert clinical advice to primary care physicians, community nurses on the management of pain and symptoms, psychosocial support and therapeutic interventions. - Make home visits to complex palliative clients and their families, to complete comprehensive clinical assessments and contribute to the development of comprehensive shared care plans in consultation with LHIN Care Coordinators, service providers, primary care physicians and others. - Provide direct clinical care by visiting patients at home to: ◦obtain consent for treatment ◦conduct advanced clinical assessments ◦provide diagnosis of disease ◦perform intervention based on NP scope of practice ◦prescribe medications ◦manage disease-specific pain and symptoms ◦sign the Certificate of Death - Act as the lead and clinical expert to the Care Coordinator in terms of professional practice and clinical expertise in the development of palliative care plans for complex clients (shared care plans) and chronic clients (coordinated care plans) that balance clinical, system and family needs. - Be a professional practice lead and provide clinical expertise to nurses and Care Coordinators, as necessary. - Provide consistent clinical support for chronic palliative clients and their families, as the clients interact with home and community care, primary care, acute care, and specialist care. - Participate in client rounds and case conferences with palliative care teams. - Develop a shared care partnership with primary care, and support primary care physicians in caring for palliative clients on their roster. - Coordinate access to specialized palliative care and, when needed, acute services, including providing advice and support to ensure safe and seamless transitions between care settings. - Facilitate ongoing integration of client’s medical care (especially pain and symptom management) across the health care sector to ensure all domains of palliative care are addressed in a seamless, integrated manner and client and family goals are achieved. - In case of palliative client hospitalization, arrange with the Care Coordinator the enhanced home care supports and services to permit a safe transfer back to the home. - Ensure regular communication with the direct care community team and the primary care physician for each palliative client. - Participate in regular business meetings to assist in program development and ongoing monitoring and evaluation. - Participate in systems planning and system integration activities with the goal of ensuring a comprehensive, high-quality system of hospice palliative care. - Act as a spokesperson, as required, and ensure positive public relations and effective coordination of services through ongoing liaison and participation on internal and external committees. - Initiate, benchmark, recommend, implement and evaluate best practices in the delivery of palliative care services. - Identify, assess and meet the educational needs of clients, their families and other informal caregivers. - Participate in identifying the educational needs of the interdisciplinary care team and facilitate or participate in the provision of education to meet those needs. - Provide leadership and role modeling in critical thinking, problem-solving, ethical decision-making and use of evidence to inform service planning and system design. - Remain current with evidence-based palliative care literature, including best practice guidelines. - Assess for, and promote, a safe environment for clients, caregivers, family members, and staff, while ensuring adherence to LHIN health and safety policies and practices. - Participate in committees and workgroups, as required.   Key Qualifications Your professional strengths for the role of Nurse Practitioner – Palliative will include: - Current registration with the College of Nurses of Ontario in the Extended Class - Completion of the Nurse Practitioner Program with a BScN (master’s level degree in Nursing preferred) - Canadian Nursing Association Certification in Hospice Palliative Care or relevant specialty certification - From 2 to 5 years’ experience, preferably in a community setting and in Palliative Care Nursing - Experience as a Nurse Practitioner, preferred - Demonstrated experience with proven team-building abilities and experience in advancing the clinical practice of multiple health disciplines - Demonstrated expertise in advanced clinical practice of multiple health disciplines - Demonstrated advanced knowledge in consultation and ethical decision-making - Demonstrated experience using theory and evidence to advance clinical practice and outcomes - Knowledge of the principles of adult education - Working knowledge of community resources and roles of health care professionals - Solid knowledge of health care related legislation and practices - Knowledge of direct care/case management models used in community health care organizations. - Knowledge of LHIN priorities, policies, practices and service standards - Effective interpersonal, communication, organizational and planning skills - Basic proficiency with computerized information systems - A demonstrated commitment to the LHIN’s mission and values - Ability to effectively maintain a constant flow of verbal and written communication with others throughout the workplace as well as outside the organization - Excellent coaching, facilitation, critical thinking and problem-solving skills - Ability to communicate with clients, their families, health care providers and other relevant individuals in order to follow through with care plan directives - Demonstrated awareness of cultural diversity and the ability to handle confidential issues discreetly and sensitively - Skill in building professional relationships across the health sectors - Ability to research, analyze and evaluate hospice palliative care best practices program development and implementation. - Bilingualism considered an asset.
Job ID
2021-4749
Company
Central LHIN
Job Location
Markham ON,Ontario,Canada
Posted Date 1 month ago(1/22/2021 3:01 PM)
  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.   Are you an experienced registered nurse (BScN), 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.     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? - 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? - 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. The Central LHIN is responsible for planning, funding and integrating health services as well as delivering home and community care services for over 1.8 million people living in northern Toronto, parts of Etobicoke, York Region and South Simcoe County. This includes over $2 billion in funding to more than 90 health service providers such as hospitals, long-term care homes, community health centres, mental health and addiction service providers, and community support services.       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.   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.
Job ID
2021-4755
Company
Central LHIN
Job Location
Markham ON,Ontario,Canada
Posted Date 1 month ago(1/29/2021 10:29 AM)
Care Coordinator  Temporary Full Time (Up to December 1, 2021) Home and Community Care - South Simcoe & Northern York Region Initial Location Newmarket  POSITION SUMMARY Reporting to the Senior Manager, Home and Community Care, the Community Care Coordinator in collaboration with the patient, caregiver and/or family, plans, implements and evaluates the delivery of services(s) and reassesses them in a fiscally responsible manner through face to face assessments. In partnership with the community, 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  Scheduled hours and days require flexibility in order to meet the needs of the Central LHIN and its patients. These may include occasional evenings, weekends and statutory holidays. Initial area and/or schedule may change in order to facilitate the needs of the Central LHIN in accordance with the ONA Collective Agreement.   SALARY RANGE As per the collective agreement.   QUALIFICATION - Degree in a regulated health profession (BScN, BScPT, BScOT, MSW, MScSP), or - Diploma in nursing along with relevant certificate programs or relevant LHIN experience. - Current registration with the appropriate regulating college. - Current and cleared Vulnerable Sector Check. - 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. - Must be able to practice in a culturally sensitive manner. - Ability to operate within patients’ homes. - Ability to wear protective masks as required. - A reliable motor vehicle is required for this position as is the requirement to be a responsible driver. - Accurate and efficient keyboarding skills and ability to use a mouse. - Regular attendance at work is required. - Current and cleared Vulnerable Sector check is required.
Job ID
2021-4760
Company
Central LHIN
Job Location
Markham ON,Ontario,Canada
Posted Date 4 weeks ago(2/5/2021 11:42 AM)
POSITION DUTIES - The key points of support for this individual will be the addictions and mental health outreach services team in each subRegion and Waterloo Wellington LHIN Hospice Palliative Care Nurse Practitioners. - This individual will link with existing structures including HealthLinks, addictions and mental health outreach services/SOS, Connectivity Tables, CHC programs, shelter and outreach services etc. to support the identification of homeless and vulnerably housed individuals in Area 1 (Wellington and Guelph, FTE 0.4) or Area 2 (Waterloo Region, FTE 0.6) who would benefit from a palliative approach to care. - Contribute to care planning based on the individuals needs and wishes that supports delivery of the required care in the individuals chosen setting - Sharing this plan with care team members - Education and Mentoring of shelter and community outreach workers regarding best practices, a palliative approach to care, identification of the need for a palliative approach to care and how to refer for hospice palliative care support. Additionally, this individual may support awareness amongst workers to recognize compassion fatigue in themselves and resources/support available to manage the stresses of working within a palliative setting - Program design, Evaluation and Metrics - This individual will collect data to support measurement of described project outcomes - Support care for target population in acute care, ED and ambulatory care settings as per care plan - Support and/or provide bridge care between settings including supported discharges and care transitions from ED/acute care vis a vis coordinated, comprehensive care planning - Provide and or connect the individual with comprehensive hospice palliative care including clinical care, psychosocial, spiritual etc. - Apply a harm reduction approach - Advocate for the required resources - Identify systemic gaps and barriers to care - Link with secondary hospice palliative care providers when required EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE - This role will require an experienced Nurse Practitioner with an unrestricted license or a Clinical Nurse Specialist - Preferred 5+ with experience in pain management and /or palliative care - Skills, knowledge and judgment required to prescribe controlled substances as required - Proven ability to work independently / self-directed as well as part of an interdisciplinary care team - Proven leadership capabilities and success working with community resources and services, combined with an understanding of the roles of health professionals, support workers, and programs related to community health and social services are required competencies. - Computer literacy and demonstrated ability to work independently in a multidisciplinary team setting with the ability to promote effective working relationships is essential. - Travel throughout the Guelph/Wellington regions will be required. - With appropriate notice, this position may be assigned other shifts or work locations. WWLHIN strives to create a respectful, accessible and inclusive work environment.  Upon individual request, hiring processes will be modified to remove barriers to accommodate those with disabilities.  Should any applicant require accommodation through the application, interview or selection processes, please contact Human Resources at hr.ww@lhins.on.ca for assistance.    If you are interested in this position, please submit a cover letter, along with a detailed resume, outlining how your skills, qualifications and experience meet the position requirements to Human Resources (e-mail: hr.ww@lhins.on.ca). We thank all applicants in advance; however, we will be communicating only with those selected for an interview.   *** PLEASE NOTE*** Cover letters and resumes need to be submitted as a single file, acceptable files are: doc, docx, and pdf. Please include your first name, last name and job title in the file name when applying, example JohnSmith_Recruiter.   THE WATERLOO WELLINGTON LHIN IS COMMITTED TO THE PRINCIPLES OF EMPLOYMENT EQUITY
Job ID
2021-4770
Company
Waterloo Wellington LHIN
Job Location
Waterloo,Ontario,Canada
Posted Date 4 weeks ago(2/5/2021 5:38 PM)
Nurse Practitioner - Community Palliative Care   Join us on our journey   Ontario’s health care system is evolving and, as part of Ontario Health, the Central West 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 Central West LHIN team and together, we will build a healthier community for all.”     POSITION OUTLINE:   As an integral member of the palliative care team, the Nurse Practitioner – Community Palliative (NP) will provide direct care to complex palliative clients (shared care) and contribute to the development of the care plan for palliative clients (coordinated care). The NP will provide care connections across the health care sectors for all clients requiring palliative care in the community.  Working collaboratively across the health care system, including home care, primary care, specialized palliative care, acute care and community services, the NP will provide expert clinical palliative leadership to support seamless, integrated care delivery.  The NP will have the opportunity to engage in all domains of advanced practice nursing, including mentoring and professional development through coaching for case managers, service providers, nursing and physician colleagues, and participating in educational initiatives to advance evidence-based practice in palliative care.  This position will perform shared responsibilities on a rotational basis to include but not limited to: on-call, program development, attendance at palliative care rounds and committee involvement.   The NP will engage in health promotion, treatment and management of health conditions.  In addition, the NP will perform other duties as assigned within their legislated scope of practice including but not limited to diagnosing, ordering and interpreting diagnostic test, prescribing pharmaceuticals.   POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES include:   Expert Clinical Practice - As part of a team of NPs and palliative advanced practice nurses, ensure urgent response capacity to provide expert clinical care to complex palliative clients and expert clinical advice to primary care physicians, community nurses on the management of pain and symptoms, psychosocial support and therapeutic interventions (The urgent response may require the capacity to respond to client issues beyond regular working hours) - Complete home visits to complex palliative clients and their families for the purpose of conducting comprehensive clinical assessments and contribute to the development of comprehensive shared care plans in consultation with LHIN care coordinators, service providers, primary care physicians and others. - Act as a resource to the case manager in terms of clinical expertise in the development of palliative care plans for complex clients (shared care plans) and chronic clients (coordinated care plans) which appropriately balances clinical, system and family needs. - Provide clinical advice and support for chronic palliative clients for their families as the clients interact with home and community care, primary care, acute care, and specialist care. - Perform other duties as assigned within the NP legislated scope of practice including but not limited to diagnosing, ordering and interpreting diagnostic tests, and prescribing pharmaceuticals.   Leadership - Participate in regular business meetings with the CW LHIN to assist in program development and ongoing monitoring and evaluation. - Educate and recommend courses of action in consultation with primary care providers and the care team to influence the plan of care for the client and family. - Evaluate the effectiveness of the care provided to the client and family and make recommendations to ensure high quality care. - Participate in systems planning and system integration with the overall goal of ensuring a comprehensive and quality system of care for clients and their families.   Education - Identify, assess and meet the educational needs of clients, their families and other informal caregivers. - Participate in the identification of the educational needs of the interdisciplinary care team and facilitate or participate in the provision of education to meet those needs. - Provide mentorship and role modeling in critical thinking, problem solving, ethical decision making and the use of evidence to inform service planning and system design. - Other duties as assigned.   QUALIFICATIONS:   - Current registration with the College of Nurses of Ontario in the Extended Class - Nurse Practitioner Program with BScN (Masters level degree in Nursing) - Continuing education in palliative care - Minimum of two (2) years of experience preferably in a community setting and in Palliative Care Nursing. - Demonstrated experience with proven team building abilities and experience in advancing the clinical practice of multiple health disciplines. - Demonstrated advanced knowledge in consultation and ethical decision making.  - Demonstrated use of theory and evidence to advance clinical practice and outcomes. - Effective interpersonal and communication skills - Effective organizational and planning skills - Proficiency with computerized information systems - French language is an asset - Must have a valid driver’s license and access to a vehicle - Demonstrates commitment to the LHIN’s mission and values. - Able to communicate with clients, their families, and other relevant individuals in order to follow through with care plan directives.  - Demonstrated awareness of cultural diversity, as well as ability to behave discreetly and sensitively to confidential issues. 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.   A mosaic of geographic and cultural diversity, and home to 922,000+ residents, the Central West LHIN plans, integrates, funds and monitors the local health care system for the regions of Brampton, Caledon, Dufferin, Malton, North Etobicoke and West Woodbridge. Our focus is on creating a better experience for paitients and those who care for them.   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. We are governed by the requirements of the French Language Services Act and, therefore, encourage applications from bilingual candidates.
Job ID
2021-4771
Company
Central West LHIN
Job Location
Brampton,Ontario,Canada
Posted Date 3 weeks ago(2/8/2021 5:13 PM)
POSITION OUTLINE:   Reporting to the Directors, Home and Community Care and daily supervision from Assistant Manager, Communications & Administrative Services, the Administrative Assistant provides administrative support services to Directors, Managers and the department. The successful incumbent delivers efficient secretarial and administrative services and procedures required to support the effective function of the entire Department.   Responsibilities may include the following:   - Coordinating internal and external meetings and special events (ie. training sessions and conferences), which includes meeting room/facility booking, set up, meeting notices and invitations, ordering refreshments and taking and distributing minutes - Provide back-up scheduling support for the Home and Community Care Managers in collaboration with the HR Scheduler/Assistant. - Perform scheduling and calendaring function and support to all of the Directors – Home and Community Care and BSO, as required. - Prepare a variety of memos, correspondence and reports, as required. - Develop a variety of statistical spreadsheets, graphs and reports. - Coordinate and distribute departmental vacation schedules. - Develop a variety of administrative systems and procedures to enhance efficiencies within the department. - Maintaining appropriate and accessible filing systems for the storage of all departmental correspondence and documentation. This includes applicable administrative systems and procedures for the retention of controlled documents on the designated sharepoint sites. - Collect and distribute department mail, faxes and internal memos. - Provide computer technical support for the team as required. - Order office supplies for the department as needed. - Coordinate the collection and maintenance of relevant statistics for the department. - Prepare agendas for meetings and record minutes or action items, as required. - Act as a liaison between the Vice President, Directors, Managers and staff, service providers and patients. - Advise Managers and on-call staff of relevant changes to information when on the on-call roster. - Maintain the list of voicemail passwords and cell phone numbers for Home and Community Care Services staff. - Proficiency in Visio application and process mapping - Update contact lists external organizations including health service providers and other community agencies. - Coordinate Special Events. - Maintain intranet site with relevant documents and postings, as required. - Provide back up support and collaboration with Administrative Services team colleagues. - Adhere to health and safety policies/ practices developed and implemented by the LHIN and take reasonable precautions. - Participate in various LHIN committees and projects, as required. - Other duties as assigned. QUALIFICATIONS:   - Post-secondary education in business, general administration or related field, or equivalent experience. Undergraduate degree is preferred. - Minimum three to five year’s job related experience in an administrative position, at least one year at a direct level. - Strong accurate keyboarding skills. - Experience in office administration. - Experience in recording minutes - Familiarity with human resources policies and the collective agreement. - Ability to participate as an effective team member and to support departmental and organizational goals and objectives. - Ability to deal with issues in a confidential manner. - Strong communication and grammar skills, both verbal and written. - Ability to work independently and respond to multiple changing demands and deadlines. - Demonstrated ability to work under pressure of competing demands. - Strong organizational, analytical and interpersonal skills. - Advanced computer skills employing a variety of software applications.(e.g. Advanced proficiency of Word, Excel and Windows Explorer -General knowledge of PowerPoint). - Demonstrates commitment to the Central West LHIN’s mission and values.     Who We Are:   A mosaic of geographic and cultural diversity and home to over 922,000 local residents, the Central West LHIN plans, integrates, funds and monitors the local health care system for the regions of Brampton, Caledon, Dufferin, Malton, North Etobicoke and West Woodbridge. Through the recently passed Patients First Act, LHINs are also now responsible for the delivery of home and community care services and primary care planning, resulting in a better experience for both patients and those who care for them.   Employees at the Central West LHIN enjoy a competitive compensation package, which includes a comprehensive benefit plan. We are committed to creating a work environment that fosters continuous learning at all levels of our organization, including ongoing internal learning opportunities, formal training events and conferences.   How to Apply:   If you are career minded and an ambitious person seeking a chance to be part of a team that’s truly making a difference in the lives of others, please apply on-line.   We are committed to accommodating people with disabilities as part of our hiring process. If you have special requirements, please advise Human Resources during the recruitment process.   We are governed by the requirements of the French Language Services Act and, therefore, encourage applications from bilingual candidates. Posting available in French upon request.  
Job ID
2021-4772
Company
Central West LHIN
Job Location
Brampton,Ontario,Canada
Posted Date 2 weeks ago(2/17/2021 9:41 AM)
Join us on our journey   Ontario’s health care system is evolving and, as part of Ontario Health, the Central West 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 Central West 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.   We are currently recruiting for positions to work in the community, hospital and initial care team.   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, 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.     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? - 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 - BScN, if applicable - At least 1 year of experience in a community health setting, preferred - 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? - 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.   A mosaic of geographic and cultural diversity, and home to 922,000+ residents, the Central West LHIN plans, integrates, funds and monitors the local health care system for the regions of Brampton, Caledon, Dufferin, Malton, North Etobicoke and West Woodbridge. Our focus is on creating a better experience for paitients and those who care for them.       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. We are governed by the requirements of the French Language Services Act and, therefore, encourage applications from bilingual candidates.  
Job ID
2021-4774
Company
Central West LHIN
Job Location
Brampton,Ontario,Canada
Posted Date 2 weeks ago(2/18/2021 7:16 AM)
  Are you an experienced registered nurse (BScN), physiotherapist, occupational therapist, 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 portfolio, the Care Coordinator facilitates 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.   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 community 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?  - 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. - 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 license and access to a reliable vehicle. - Ability to use a computer in a Windows-based environment.  What would give you an advantage?  - 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.    Committed to innovation and collaborative partnerships, the South West LHIN plans, coordinates and funds local health services, and delivers high-quality home and community care to patients and families, with a focus on improving population health, the patient experience, and value for money across the health care system. Our staff incorporate the best aspects of teamwork and continuous learning as they work with the local community to ensure the best health outcomes for everyone.   How do I apply?   Please visit www.lhinjobs.ca to submit your resume and cover letter. Application deadline is March 1 1, 2021 at 11:59 p.m.   All applications will be reviewed; however, only those selected 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.   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.   
Job ID
2021-4776
Company
South West LHIN
Job Location
London,Ontario,Canada