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Posted Date 2 weeks ago(1/1/2021 12:00 AM)
  Are you a registered nurse (BScN) experienced in palliative care and looking for a different kind of practice environment? You’re looking in the right place.    The South West LHIN is currently seeking Registered Nurses for our Complex Team supporting medically complex and palliative/end of life patients in the South West. Interested applicants may have opportunity to work in London, Woodstock, St. Thomas, Stratford, Seaforth, or Owen Sound.   As a valued member of our Home and Community Care portfolio, the Complex 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.   As a Complex Care Coordinator, 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?   - Work in close collaboration with system partners to provide care for the Complex Palliative population. - Link patients with community service providers to maintain the patient’s safety in their own home while prioritizing the prevention of hospital admission or ED visits and possibly delaying or avoiding admission to Long-Term Care. - Provide a RAI-HC assessment within one (1) week of a patient's discharge from ED or hospital and a minimum of every 90 days. - Have significant interaction with hospital partners and our LHIN hospital teams to support effective transition of patients from hospital to home. - 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 College of Nurses of Ontario. - Minimum of five (5) years’ related professional experience. - Training/certification specific to palliative care (i.e., Fundamentals, LEAP, CAPCE). - Superior communication, interpersonal, and conflict resolution skills with high emotional intelligence. - Knowledge of the health care delivery system and community resources. - Valid driver’s license and access to a reliable vehicle.   What would give you an advantage?  - Ability to speak French or another second language. - Experience and proficiency with RAI-HC assessment tools.   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.   The South West LHIN recognizes that ensuring the best health outcomes starts with empowering its greatest resource, employees. Due to the incredible success of its wellness program available to all staff, the South West LHIN is a recipient of the 2019 Canada’s Healthy Workplace Month Great Employers Award, making it a recognized organization in supporting employee health and safety.    How do I apply?   Please visit www.lhinjobs.ca to submit your resume and cover letter. Application deadline is January 31, 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
2020-4742
Company
South West LHIN
Job Location
London,Ontario,Canada
Posted Date 2 weeks ago(1/5/2021 8:44 AM)
  Program Lead, ARCHES (Transition Care Beds) – Various/Remote (Contract FT to March 2022)   The Opportunity:    At this time, the South West Local Health Integration Network is seeking one (1) Program Lead for our ARCHES Program for a full time contract opportunity until March 2022. The Lead will guide and execute the South West LHIN’s transitional care program within the Home Care sector.   As a member Home and Community Care team, the Lead provides the ARCHES program with administrative support and leadership. This role will support Patient Care Managers, Care Coordinators, and Health System Partners (i.e., Retirement Homes, Hospitals and Service Providers) with information and access to the ARCHES program across the South West. The Lead will establish or maintain processes and strategies to ensure accurate and timely reporting on the status of bed availability within the region. The Lead will be responsible to ensure the program maintains occupancy and the flow of patients is optimal. The Lead will consult on issues and, where necessary, will assist staff to handle and resolve issues in a timely and effective manner, engaging the escalation process as required. The lead will coordinate and facilitate the regular connections with the regional ARCHES teams.   What will you do?   As the Lead for the ARCHES Program, you will:  - Manage patient access to transitional care, and manage the overall delivery of the ARCHES program. - Complete performance management duties including the monitoring of metrics and compliance auditing. - Participate in implementing, leading processes, and evaluating transitional care across the sub-regions. - Research critical service and/or operational delivery issues and recommend changes to program as needed. - Monitor and review statistics and develop reports for Director, Home and Community Care. - Build and maintain effective relationships with Patient Care Managers, Home and Community Care staff, and Health System Partners. - Establish and maintain excellent communication with partners with respects to program deliverables, planning and opportunities for collaboration. - Represent the South West LHIN during weekly connections with the Transitional Care programs. - Work collaboratively with partners to address program needs and achieve targets. - Establish and identify capacity and program plans in conjunction with system leaders. - Manage the day-to-day access and flow of the Transitional bed in collaboration with partners. - Lead the development and delivery of the program communication plan.   Location:   This position is located within the South West LHIN’s region. The Lead role is currently a “work from home” position given our pandemic environment.   What must you have?   Education: - University Degree in Healthcare or Business Administration or combined education and experience.    Experience: - Experience with, and knowledge of, service delivery in a health care environment. - Experience in change management, project management, quality improvement.   Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:  - Specialized knowledge regarding specialty area(s) assigned – related policies and procedures, issues and challenges. - Demonstrated leadership abilities to form effective working relationships with internal and external customers and clients as well as build and lead teams through system level change. - Knowledge of challenges and issues, methods and techniques for outsourced/contracted services and service providers. - Good knowledge of community resources (e.g., services and programs), and roles of health care professionals. - Knowledge of tools, systems and databases used in client service delivery and management. - Knowledge of South West LHIN business strategies, objectives, priorities and programs, and related Client Services priorities and plans. - Strong planning and organizing skills. - Ability to use MS Office applications (e.g., Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.). - Strong collaboration skills to participate on projects and committees with colleagues across the South West LHIN or local community agencies. - Ability to deliver information effectively and interpret data clearly in a variety of settings. - Good coaching and communication skills to provide instructions and guidance to staff with respect to activities, challenges and questions.    Preferred Qualifications:  - Proficiency in a second language, particularly French. - An ambassador of workplace culture.   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.   The South West LHIN recognizes that ensuring the best health outcomes starts with empowering its greatest resource, employees. Due to the incredible success of its wellness program available to all staff, the South West LHIN is a recipient of the 2019 Canada’s Healthy Workplace Month Great Employers Award, making it a recognized organization in supporting employee health and safety.      How do I apply?   Please visit www.lhinjobs.ca to submit your resume and cover letter. Application deadline is 19 January 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
2021-4744
Company
South West LHIN
Job Location
London,Ontario,Canada
Posted Date 2 weeks ago(1/5/2021 11:02 AM)
  Are you an experienced registered nurse (BScN) looking for a different kind of practice environment? You’re looking in the right place.   At this time, the South West Local Health Integration Network is seeking one (1) Rapid Response Nurse; the opportunity is a temporary full time assignment for a duration of 3 months. The successful incumbent will operate primarily in their home-based office supporting patients and their loved ones at home within the local Oxford community. The successful candidate is welcome to be considered for other employment following completion of the assignment.   Rapid Response Nurses provide the first in-home nursing visit within 24-48 hours from hospital discharge for high-needs patients. During this visit, the nurse will confirm the patient hospital discharge care plan, communicate the importance of primary care to avoid re-hospitalization, and perform medication reconciliation for the patient.   What will you do?   As a Rapid Response Nurse, you will:  - Review the discharge care plan and confirm outstanding medical tests have been scheduled and the patient has organized transportation to appointments. - Either directly, or in partnership with a pharmacist, ensure new prescriptions are filled and conduct a medication reconciliation to confirm no drug interactions or contraindications. Review medication protocol with patient and caregiver and answer any questions. - Initiate contact with primary care physician/team and provide an update on patient acute health event and post-discharge regime. Recommend and facilitate, as appropriate, a one-week patient follow-up visit with the primary care physician/team - Gather initial and ongoing information using standardized assessment tools. - Provide direct care to patients and liaise with other community care team members regarding assessments and recommendations to the care plan and safely transfer care within the team. - Identify patients requiring an accelerated assessment and home care services and work with the Care Coordinator to facilitate the home assessment visit. - Inform and support the Care Coordinator developing the patient’s care plan and ensuring inclusion of the primary care physician/team and pharmacist in the ongoing larger health care team. - Answer any questions or concerns of the patient and caregiver, and provide LHIN VIP phone number for support. - Act as a spokesperson as required, and interpret the role of the LHIN to patients, health care professionals. and to the public. Ensure positive public relations and effective co-ordination of services across sectors through ongoing liaison and participation on internal and external committees. - Receive, prioritize and take timely action regarding new referrals. - Develop and build relationships with patients, and their circle of care, by utilizing various forms of communication including face-to-face and telephone/virtual visits.   Location: This position is located within Oxford County.     What must you have?   Education:  - Registered Nurse (RN) in good standing with their regulatory body.    Experience:  - Minimum of five (5) years’ relevant experience as a Registered Nurse.   Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:  - Working knowledge of community resources and roles of health care professional - Solid knowledge of health care related legislation and practices - Knowledge of direct care/care coordination models used in community health care organizations - Demonstrated proficiency with computer navigation and data inputting - Able to communicate with patients, 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.   Preferred Qualifications:  - Proficiency in a second language, particularly French. - An ambassador of workplace culture.   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.   The South West LHIN recognizes that ensuring the best health outcomes starts with empowering its greatest resource, employees. Due to the incredible success of its wellness program available to all staff, the South West LHIN is a recipient of the 2019 Canada’s Healthy Workplace Month Great Employers Award, making it a recognized organization in supporting employee health and safety.    How do I apply?   Please visit www.lhinjobs.ca to submit your resume and cover letter. Application deadline is 19 January 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
2021-4745
Company
South West LHIN
Job Location
London,Ontario,Canada
Posted Date 1 week ago(1/7/2021 3:05 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 5 days ago(1/12/2021 4:08 PM)
Are you an experienced registered nurse, physiotherapist, occupational therapist, speech language pathologist, or certified social worker (MSW) looking for a different kind of practice environment? You’re looking in the right place.   As a valued member of our Home and Community Care team, you will facilitate the journey through Ontario’s health care system by assessing referred patients, determining their health care needs and eligibility, and ensuring they receive the services and care they need, where and when they need them.   Whether you are working in our office, in a local hospital or in the community, you will have the opportunity to impact lives in your community, enjoy a balanced lifestyle, and be part of a great team that makes care happen.   We are currently recruiting for a temporary part-time (1-year contract) Care Coordinator for the Trillium Health Partners – Mississauga Hospital site.  Hours of work will be every Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday 10 am to 6 pm and alternate Saturdays and Sundays 10-6.  The tentative start date for the role is March 1, 2021.   What will you do? - In collaboration with patients and their families, assess care needs, determine eligibility for services, and develop individual care and service plans - Link patients with service providers - Coordinate and monitor care plan delivery - Establish a helping relationship with patients and their families - Balance patient needs and choices with available resources, ensuring patients’ values and preferences are respected   What must you have? - Registration as a health or social work professional, including registered nurse, physiotherapist, occupational therapist, speech language pathologist, or social worker - Membership, in good standing, with the applicable regulatory body: - College of Nurses of Ontario - College of Physiotherapists of Ontario - College of Occupational Therapists of Ontario - College of Audiologists and Speech Language Pathologists of Ontario - Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers - 2+ years of recent experience in community health or a related field - Knowledge of the health care delivery system and community resources - Excellent interpersonal, communication, assessment and decision-making skills - Effective time management skills, with the ability to work independently and co-operatively in a busy multidisciplinary environment - A valid driver’s licence and access to a reliable vehicle - Ability to use a computer in a Windows environment     What would give you the edge? - A university degree preferred (or an equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered) - Experience working with diverse patient groups, e.g., multicultural, homeless, palliative, acquired brain injury (ABI), mental health, geriatrics, pediatrics - Ability to speak French or another second language     Who we are   Local Health Integration Networks (LHINs) play a key role in Ontario’s health care system. Working in partnership with patients, families, providers and community organizations, LHINs ensure people have access to the health care they need — at home and in the community.   This is a momentous time for health care in Ontario as we move towards a better connected system that creates more seamless care for patients. The Mississauga Halton LHIN is pivotal in this process. Entrusted with planning, funding, integrating and delivering health care across our region, we are finding better ways to provide high-quality services to the 1.2 million people that call our region home.       All applications will be reviewed; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. We are committed to a culture that values diversity and inclusion. We welcome and encourage applications from people with disabilities, and are committed to providing accommodation as part of our hiring process. If you have special requirements, please advise Human Resources during the recruitment process.
Job ID
2021-4747
Company
Mississauga Halton LHIN
Job Location
Mississauga,Ontario,Canada
Posted Date 5 days ago(1/12/2021 4:32 PM)
Are you an experienced registered nurse, physiotherapist, occupational therapist, speech language pathologist, or certified social worker (MSW) looking for a different kind of practice environment? You’re looking in the right place.   As a valued member of our Home and Community Care team, you will facilitate the journey through Ontario’s health care system by assessing referred patients, determining their health care needs and eligibility, and ensuring they receive the services and care they need, where and when they need them.   Whether you are working in our office, in a local hospital or in the community, you will have the opportunity to impact lives in your community, enjoy a balanced lifestyle, and be part of a great team that makes care happen.   We are currently recruiting for a permanent part-time (0.6 full-time equivalent) Care Coordinator for our Access Care team.  This is normally an office based position however staff on this team are currently working from home.   Hours of work will total 42 hours for each 2 week pay period and the schedule is afternoon shifts from 1 pm to 9 pm and includes alternate weekends.  The tentative start date for the role is March 1, 2021.   What will you do? - In collaboration with patients and their families, assess care needs, determine eligibility for services, and develop individual care and service plans - Link patients with service providers - Coordinate and monitor care plan delivery - Establish a helping relationship with patients and their families - Balance patient needs and choices with available resources, ensuring patients’ values and preferences are respected   What must you have? - Registration as a health or social work professional, including registered nurse, physiotherapist, occupational therapist, speech language pathologist, or social worker - Membership, in good standing, with the applicable regulatory body: - College of Nurses of Ontario - College of Physiotherapists of Ontario - College of Occupational Therapists of Ontario - College of Audiologists and Speech Language Pathologists of Ontario - Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers - 2+ years of recent experience in community health or a related field - Knowledge of the health care delivery system and community resources - Excellent interpersonal, communication, assessment and decision-making skills - Effective time management skills, with the ability to work independently and co-operatively in a busy multidisciplinary environment - A valid driver’s licence and access to a reliable vehicle - Ability to use a computer in a Windows environment     What would give you the edge? - A university degree preferred (or an equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered) - Experience working with diverse patient groups, e.g., multicultural, homeless, palliative, acquired brain injury (ABI), mental health, geriatrics, pediatrics - Ability to speak French or another second language     Who we are   Local Health Integration Networks (LHINs) play a key role in Ontario’s health care system. Working in partnership with patients, families, providers and community organizations, LHINs ensure people have access to the health care they need — at home and in the community.   This is a momentous time for health care in Ontario as we move towards a better connected system that creates more seamless care for patients. The Mississauga Halton LHIN is pivotal in this process. Entrusted with planning, funding, integrating and delivering health care across our region, we are finding better ways to provide high-quality services to the 1.2 million people that call our region home.       All applications will be reviewed; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. We are committed to a culture that values diversity and inclusion. We welcome and encourage applications from people with disabilities, and are committed to providing accommodation as part of our hiring process. If you have special requirements, please advise Human Resources during the recruitment process.
Job ID
2021-4748
Company
Mississauga Halton LHIN
Job Location
Mississauga,Ontario,Canada
Posted Date 3 days 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 3 days ago(1/14/2021 11:34 AM)
Scheduler   Bring your scheduling and HRIS experience to this temporary full-time role as a Scheduler for the Central West Local Health Integration Network (LHIN).      This is a Temporary Full-Time role, with an approximate duration of up to 3 months (with possibility of extension).   Reporting to the Manager, Home and Community Care, the Scheduler provides scheduling support for the organization but primarily the Home and Community Care department on a daily basis.   Responsibilities may include the following:   - Perform daily scheduling changes to ensure staff hours are captured accurately in all systems (i.e. Master schedule and HRIS). - Assist in the monitoring and continuous reviewing of the schedule of union employees and adherence to collective agreements. - Work with Home and Community Care Managers to create reports to show gaps in the schedule and provide recommendations and assist Home and Community Care Managers to close the gaps. - Develop reports to support the managers in making staffing and scheduling decisions to meet operational needs. - Provide technical, training and application support to all new users and ongoing refresher for staff. - Work closely with payroll and HR staff to maintain the integrity of data and system changes of the Scheduling function of HRIS. - Advising Manager and on-call staff of relevant changes to information when on the on-call roster. - Other duties as assigned.   LOCATION: Brampton, Ontario     ESSENTIAL QUALIFICATIONS   - Diploma or Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources, Business Administration, Office Administration or related field (or equivalent combination of education and experience). Undergraduate degree is preferred. - Minimum three to five year’s job related experience in a scheduling position. - Experience in administering an HRIS application. - Strong accurate keyboarding skills. - Experience in office administration. - 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 collaboration skills. - Ability to work independently and respond to multiple changing demands and deadlines. - Demonstrated ability to work under pressure with 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 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 patients 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
2021-4750
Company
Central West LHIN
Job Location
Brampton,Ontario,Canada
Posted Date 3 days ago(1/14/2021 5:22 PM)
Are you an experienced registered nurse, physiotherapist, occupational therapist, speech language pathologist, or certified social worker (MSW) looking for a different kind of practice environment? You’re looking in the right place.   As a valued member of our Home and Community Care team, you will facilitate the journey through Ontario’s health care system by assessing referred patients, determining their health care needs and eligibility, and ensuring they receive the services and care they need, where and when they need them.   Whether you are working in our office, in a local hospital or in the community, you will have the opportunity to impact lives in your community, enjoy a balanced lifestyle, and be part of a great team that makes care happen.   We are currently recruiting for a temporary full-time (1 year contract) Care Coordinator for our East Mississauga Community team.  The schedule is Monday to Friday 8:30 am to 4:30 pm and the tentative start date is March 1, 2021.   What will you do? - In collaboration with patients and their families, assess care needs, determine eligibility for services, and develop individual care and service plans - Link patients with service providers - Coordinate and monitor care plan delivery - Establish a helping relationship with patients and their families - Balance patient needs and choices with available resources, ensuring patients’ values and preferences are respected   What must you have? - Registration as a health or social work professional, including registered nurse, physiotherapist, occupational therapist, speech language pathologist, or social worker - Membership, in good standing, with the applicable regulatory body: - College of Nurses of Ontario - College of Physiotherapists of Ontario - College of Occupational Therapists of Ontario - College of Audiologists and Speech Language Pathologists of Ontario - Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers - 2+ years of recent experience in community health or a related field - Knowledge of the health care delivery system and community resources - Excellent interpersonal, communication, assessment and decision-making skills - Effective time management skills, with the ability to work independently and co-operatively in a busy multidisciplinary environment - A valid driver’s licence and access to a reliable vehicle - Ability to use a computer in a Windows environment     What would give you the edge? - A university degree preferred (or an equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered) - Experience working with diverse patient groups, e.g., multicultural, homeless, palliative, acquired brain injury (ABI), mental health, geriatrics, pediatrics - Ability to speak French or another second language     Who we are   Local Health Integration Networks (LHINs) play a key role in Ontario’s health care system. Working in partnership with patients, families, providers and community organizations, LHINs ensure people have access to the health care they need — at home and in the community.   This is a momentous time for health care in Ontario as we move towards a better connected system that creates more seamless care for patients. The Mississauga Halton LHIN is pivotal in this process. Entrusted with planning, funding, integrating and delivering health care across our region, we are finding better ways to provide high-quality services to the 1.2 million people that call our region home.       All applications will be reviewed; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. We are committed to a culture that values diversity and inclusion. We welcome and encourage applications from people with disabilities, and are committed to providing accommodation as part of our hiring process. If you have special requirements, please advise Human Resources during the recruitment process.
Job ID
2021-4751
Company
Mississauga Halton LHIN
Job Location
Mississauga,Ontario,Canada
Posted Date 2 days ago(1/15/2021 2:40 PM)
Provide bi-lingual reception and administrative support for the WWLHIN Offices.  Initial point of contact for enquiries from the public and other involved parties.  Performs various general office duties as required. KEY RESPONSIBILITIES - Greeting visitors and guests to the WWLHIN -Waterloo Office; - Responding to and direct incoming phone calls and inquiries; - Sorting and distributing daily mail, preparing outgoing correspondence; - Providing administrative support to office staff as required; - Maintaining office inventory (i.e., office supplies, forms and janitorial items); - Other duties as required.   EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE - Successful completion of grade 12, plus an additional program of up to one year in duration (business administration, office administration, etc.) - One to two years relevant administrative office experience. - Proven experience with multi-line switchboard. - Proficient in the operation of a personal computer in a networked environment using computer software and data entry skills. - Ability to communicate effectively in both oral and written formats, in French and English, with internal staff and external clients - Ability to organize workload and prioritize work to meet deadlines, along with the ability to multi-task and respond to changing priorities, and to work independently. - Oral and written fluency in French language required.   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 in French, along with a detailed resume in both English and French, outlining how your skills, qualifications and experience meet the position requirements to Human Resources (e-mail: hr.ww@lhins.on.ca). The interview will be in English and oral French will be assessed. 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
2021-4752
Company
Waterloo Wellington LHIN
Job Location
Waterloo,Ontario,Canada