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Posted Date 2 weeks ago(9/14/2020 5:04 PM)
KEY RESPONSIBILITIES Reporting to the Manager, Community and Population Health, the incumbent will be responsible for a combined role of Hospital Mental Health Care Coordination and Mental Health Nursing. Monday through Friday mornings, 8:30 to 12:00pm at Cambridge Memorial Hospital and 1:00pm to 4:30pm as a Community MHAN Nurse.    Hospital MH CC: - Conducting eligibility and service needs assessments for clients referred to WWLHIN for in home or placement services; - Developing, initiating and co-ordinating individualized care plans for eligible clients, and providing ongoing resource management and discharge planning as appropriate; - Conducting alternate planning for non-eligible clients, and providing program interpretation/education to hospital and community agency staff, long term care facilities, physicians, clients and families; - Performing other duties as assigned. -   - MHAN Nurse: - assisting school boards in recognizing and responding to student mental health and addiction issues - providing services and support to students with mild to complex mental health and substance abuse issues - developing plans for Patients with mental health and addiction needs including the transition of students back to school from hospitalization - providing support or intervention for issues such as self-harm or treatment refusal. - supporting students and/or parents access services such as family health and/or addictions agencies.   EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE Knowledge and application of case management principles and practices acquired through membership in good standing, with the appropriate college as a Registered Nurse. Proven skills in the areas of case management, assessment, communication, interviewing, problem solving, interpersonal and leadership within a team based setting is required. Recent LHIN case management and experience and knowledge related to mental health issues required and certification in Mental Health Nursing (CPMHN(C)) or other Professional Mental Health certification is preferred. The ability to work independently in a highly organized manner is required. This position also requires proficiency in the use of a personal computer in a windows networked environment, using Word and database software. The ability to travel throughout Waterloo Region and Wellington County is required. Fluency in French language preferred. - direct clinical experience in providing mental health and/or addictions services for children and youth - knowledge of the mental health and addictions service system for children and youth - solid knowledge of health care related legislation and practices - advanced assessment and diagnostic reasoning skills - ability to work independently - effective interpersonal and communications skills - proficiency in the use of a personal computer in a windows networked environment, using Word and database software - must have valid driver’s license and access to a vehicle - ability to travel throughout Waterloo Region and Wellington County is requiredThis position may be required to provide relief at other LHIN locations or teams as needed and may be part of the on call rotation as per the provisions of the ONA collective agreement. 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.
Job ID
2020-4647
Company
Waterloo Wellington LHIN
Job Location
Waterloo,Ontario,Canada
Posted Date 2 weeks ago(9/17/2020 7:16 AM)
We are currently recruiting an Operations Leader, Home & Community Care (NWW, SW and SE) Competition #:    FY2021-038 Date Posted:        September 17, 2020 Date Closed:        Until Filled Start Date:         To be determined Reports to:         Interim Director, Home & Community Care Category:           Permanent Full-time Primary assigned location: Etobicoke Office, 401 The West Mall POSITION OUTLINE Reporting to the Director, Home and Community Care, the Operations Leader, Home and Community Care is responsible for organizing, coordinating, leading and supervising day to day operations of dedicated sites/teams within the Home and Community Care portfolio. The Operations Leader is expected to provide leadership by example, and aim to improve the performance of the team by matching skills and resources with a goal to ensure the right work is in the right hands. This position will assist in facilitating a service environment that promotes quality care to patients and caregivers in the communities resulting in positive patient outcomes and a satisfying work environment.   DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES   Operational Leadership - Maintain a regular presence in the team to provide coaching and mentorship for staff, oversee referral volume, flow and timing of assessments, address any patient concerns and ensure that all documents are being completed correctly. - Working with the Home and Community Care teams within the Mississauga Halton region this role requires face to face interaction with staff to: coordinate staff and business processes on a day to day operational basis for a defined team - Participates and assists Manager with attendance management - Identifies staffing requirements in collaboration with the Home and Community Care Manager, to ensure adequate staffing levels - Makes changes to daily schedule as required, to address patient volumes and absenteeism - Reports to the Manager, Home and Community Care issues related to performance to ensure staff meet quality standards, individual job performance expectations; and on-going staff development requirements - When staff issues arise, assists Manager in collecting information on the presenting issues, and contributes to the outcomes and plan, where required. - Performs scheduled audits to determine quality of assessment and care planning, including appropriate documentation using established audit tools and ensuring quality assurance. - Under Manager’s direction, participates in the development of performance review documentation, participates in and/or conducts staff performance reviews - Participate in interviews for Team Assistant and Care Coordinator positions. - In collaboration with the Manager, interprets and implements organizational policy, collective agreement and any legislation applicable to patient care - Identifies gaps in information necessary for the effective management of the team and evaluates the need to other departments for metrics development and implementation in collaboration with the Manager, Home and Community Care - Authorizes staff time sheets, Requests for Leave/Time Request Forms, and/or expense claims - Participates in implementing operational initiatives to meet identified performance indicators - Supports other frontline roles, including Clinical Practice Lead, to create opportunities for professional development and growth  Patient Care Delivery - Works with the Manager, Home and Community Care and team to support the provision of care. - In collaboration with the Manager, identify gaps in service delivery and communicate the challenges and potential solutions to the Leadership team at appropriate forums. - Monitors the ongoing effectiveness, efficiency, and quality of service through tools such as report analysis, patient surveys/feedback, chart audits, documentation reviews, and performance evaluations; consults with the Manager, Home and Community Care regarding areas of concern - Works with the Manager and team to effectively manage and resolve patient and community/stakeholder complaints - Assists the Manager with reviewing, investigating, and closing of ETMS events of low and medium risk. - Monitors and supports new hires to ensure competency levels are being met - Consults with the Manager, Home and Community Care in situations of actual or potential high risk to the patient and/or the organization, and for decisions regarding policy interpretation - Works with system partners, including Service Providers, Hospitals, Community Service Sector, Primary Care, and others, to develop system solutions that benefit patient and caregiver outcomes and experience - Uses professional judgment, problem-solving, and mentoring skills to support and assist staff to analyze and respond appropriately to complex patient care situations - Works with team members on integrated transitions from hospital to home to home by providing guidance on issues related to barriers to discharge, challenging patients situations, and approving resources. Leadership - Participates in the development and successful implementation of the department’s annual priorities in alignment with the organizational priorities - Implements and monitors tools and processes that enable the delivery of high quality and safe care - In collaboration with the Manager, Home and Community Care reviews, assesses and/or recommends policy, procedures and/or programs that best meet the needs of the organization to deliver exceptional patient care - Represents Home and Community Care in Client Health Related Information System (CHRIS) internal working group, including supporting the roll-out of new CHRIS functionality and releases, and measuring the impact across defined Home and Community Care teams - Brings forward insight on departmental issues and challenges to both management and/or Mississauga Halton Local Health Integration Network (LHIN) employees - Provides leadership to designated work groups, programs and/or committees as required - Takes all reasonable precautions for the protection of workers and abides by all other supervisory level duties in accordance with the Occupational Health & Safety Act - Ensures the delivery of safe, excellent patient care through continuous quality improvement initiatives aligned with Mississauga Halton LHIN Quality & Risk Framework - Provides input around development of PDSA tests of change, testing and recommendations - Participation at Internal/external Sub Region Planning Group where applicable - Provide support, education and training required to front line to facilitate collaborative Primary Care Partnerships. - Regardless of team assignment (hospital, community or both) provides weekend coverage on a rotational basis (depending on the # of Operations Leaders, i.e., With 4 Operations Leaders, would work 1 in 4 weekends), working either the full day Saturday or Sunday of their assigned weekend. Will be given 1 day off during the same pay period to compensate for the weekend work. To be negotiated with Manager/Director.     NOTE: Does not replace Manager on-call on weekends - Main Standard work on weekends:    - Check in with all weekend sites (hospitals and ACT) either in person or by phone - Ensures continuity of care through review any new programs, program changes, policies/procedures that impact all staff through on site discussion or teleconference with all those working on that weekend. - Provide support to new employees working on weekend - Messages for weekend teams to be confirmed by Director prior to weekend shift  QUALIFICATIONS - University degree (or equivalent) in Social Sciences, Nursing, Health Administration; preference will be given to regulated health professionals (RN, RSW, OT, PT, SLP) - Four (4) to six (6) years related experience, preferably in a unionized healthcare environment - For Access Team only, experience in call centre management, Office Administration an asset - Experience in or working knowledge of care coordination and/or system navigation an asset - Experience in analyzing and interpreting data and ability to translate data using Microsoft office and other tools into useful information - Technical working knowledge of scheduling methods and procedures - Ability to safeguard confidential information in a responsible manner - Excellent organizational, negotiating, and problem-solving skills - Excellent planning and time management skills are required to manage multiple priorities and deadlines - Working knowledge of medical terminology an asset                                                                                To apply for this vacancy please submit a resume with covering letter referencing FY2021-038 via the following link www.lhinjobs.caor 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
2020-4648
Company
Mississauga Halton LHIN
Job Location
Mississauga,Ontario,Canada
Posted Date 2 weeks ago(9/17/2020 9:27 AM)
We are currently recruiting for Care Coordinators with a focus on COVID-19 Tester/IPAC Extender functions 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 the Mississauga Halton LHIN geography. Some travel may be required to support work across the Central Region LHIN. 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 - 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   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. All applications will be reviewed; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.  
Job ID
2020-4649
Company
Mississauga Halton LHIN
Job Location
Mississauga,Ontario,Canada
Posted Date 2 weeks ago(9/17/2020 4:53 PM)
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 nurse practitioner looking for a different kind of practice environment? You’re looking in the right place for a regular full-time opportunity!   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 chronic but stable 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: 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
2020-4650
Company
Central West LHIN
Job Location
Brampton,Ontario,Canada
Posted Date 2 weeks ago(9/18/2020 11:58 AM)
We are currently recruiting for Team Assitants to support Covid-19 Testing/IPAC teams (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 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 Assistant role will provide administrative support work within congregate settings, assessment centers, schools, worksites and ad hoc pop-up assessment centres. Administrative support will include registration, scribing, requisition, labels and data collection and input. QUALIFIFCATIONS - Minimum Secondary School graduate - Familiarity with medical terminology, office administrative procedures/concepts and knowledge of LHIN services would be an asset - Minimum two years office experience - Advanced keyboarding skills - Proficiency with database software, Microsoft Word and Excel - Excellent organizational skills and ability to work with minimal supervision - Advanced multitasking skills with ability to meet production and service standards - Very good interpersonal skills including the ability to function as part of a team and interact with different cultures with tact and diplomacy - Very good communications skills, both oral and written - French language is an asset                                                              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. All applications will be reviewed; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.  
Job ID
2020-4651
Company
Mississauga Halton LHIN
Job Location
Mississauga,Ontario,Canada
Posted Date 2 weeks 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 2 weeks 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 2 weeks ago(9/18/2020 2:06 PM)
We are currently recruiting for Team Assitants to support Covid-19 Testing/IPAC teams (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 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 Assistant role will provide administrative support work within congregate settings, assessment centers, schools, worksites and ad hoc pop-up assessment centres. Administrative support will include registration, scribing, requisition, labels and data collection and input. QUALIFIFCATIONS - Minimum Secondary School graduate - Familiarity with medical terminology, office administrative procedures/concepts and knowledge of LHIN services would be an asset - Minimum two years office experience - Advanced keyboarding skills - Proficiency with database software, Microsoft Word and Excel - Excellent organizational skills and ability to work with minimal supervision - Advanced multitasking skills with ability to meet production and service standards - Very good interpersonal skills including the ability to function as part of a team and interact with different cultures with tact and diplomacy - Very good communications skills, both oral and written - French language is an asset                                                             
Job ID
2020-4654
Company
Central LHIN
Job Location
Markham ON,Ontario,Canada
Posted Date 1 week ago(9/21/2020 7:41 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                                                               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.   All applications will be reviewed; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.    
Job ID
2020-4655
Company
Mississauga Halton LHIN
Job Location
Mississauga,Ontario,Canada
Posted Date 5 days ago(9/24/2020 10:55 AM)
  End User Support Technician – Owen Sound (Permanent Full Time)   The Opportunity:    At this time, the South West Local Health Integration Network is seeking one (1) End User Support Technician for a regular full time opportunity in our Owen Sound location. The successful incumbent will address Help Desk concerns and provide front-line technology support across the South West LHIN.   What will you do?   As an End User Support Technician, you will:  - Handle concerns directed to the Help Desk, and track tickets. - Provide front-line technology support (e.g., installing software and programs, creating and disabling users, setting up hardware, setting up video/audio teleconferences, etc.). - Troubleshoot basic technology concerns (e.g., fixing/replacing computers and other devices, first-level support to VOIP phones, etc.). - Develop and conduct basic training programs on how to use hardware and applications; draft user manuals and/or document process and procedures. - Make recommendations on potential vendor partners. - Provide support to family health teams and other partnerships. - Provide technical support for new applications and systems. - Perform maintenance activities (e.g., facilities and equipment repairs, snow removal, etc.) and ensure compliance with health and safety requirements. - Handle security concerns, including conducting security audits and setting-up and providing security badges. - Set up workspaces; book facilities and equipment when needed. - Order and maintain supplies and forms.   What must you have?   Education:  - Minimum 2 years Information Systems diploma from a recognized Community College.   Experience:  - Previous experience in an Information Technology support capacity.   Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:   - Basic knowledge of management information systems, technology and software. - Basic understanding of the impact on client service delivery of changes and interruptions to applications. - Knowledge of internet searching and navigating.    Preferred Qualifications:   - Proficiency in a second language, particularly French. - ITIL Foundations Certification an asset - 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 October 8, 2020 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
2020-4656
Company
South West LHIN
Job Location
London,Ontario,Canada
Posted Date 5 days ago(9/24/2020 11:05 AM)
  Manager, Home and Community Care - London (Full Time)   The Opportunity:    At this time, the South West Local Health Integration Network is seeking one (1) Manager, Home and Community Care to support Children's Services and Mental Health and Addictions for Youth. This is a permanent full time opportunity open to Owen Sound,  Seaforth, Stratford, Woodstock, St. Thomas or London locations. The successful incumbent can expect regular travel throughout the South West LHIN boundaries and occasional travel outside the South West region.   What will you do?   As a Manager, Home and Community Care, you will:  - Manage the delivery and/or access to coordinated, quality community health care. - Participate in implementing, managing, and evaluating patient service delivery models in one or more specialty program areas. - Research critical service and/or operational delivery issues and recommend changes to patient services as needed. - Monitor and review caseload statistics and indicators for specialty area and team. - Build and maintain effective relationships with assigned regional health and social service agencies, physicians, and external service providers to partner in delivering quality patient care. - Participate in events to promote the South West LHIN objectives, activities, programs and services. - Manage performance of Care Coordinators, Direct Nurses, Patient Care Assistants, and Administrative Assistants, including coaching and conducting performance evaluations. - Manages the day-to-day activities of the Care Coordination team, promoting and instilling team cohesion and effectiveness. - Monitor service levels to ensure effective staff allocation.   What must you have?   Education:  - University Degree in Healthcare or Business Administration or combined education and experience.   Experience:  - Minimum of one years’ recent management experience supporting Children's Services and/or Adolescent and Youth Mental Health. - Recent and relevant management experience in a unionized environment. - Experience and knowledge of service delivery in a health care environment. - Experience in change management, project management, quality improvement.   Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:  - Knowledge of challenges and issues, and methods and techniques for outsourced/contracted services and service providers. - Knowledge of direct care/Care Coordination models used in community health care organizations. - Good knowledge of community resources (e.g., services and programs), and roles of health care professionals. - Knowledge of tools, systems and databases used in patient service delivery and management. - Knowledge of South West LHIN business strategies, objectives, priorities and programs, and related Patient Care priorities and plans. - Knowledge of the evolving role of LHINs, and the issues and priorities within the healthcare sector and how these impact patient service delivery. - Practical knowledge of relevant legislation (e.g., Long-Term Care Act, etc.)   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 October 8, 2020 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
2020-4657
Company
South West LHIN
Job Location
London,Ontario,Canada
Posted Date 5 days 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 1 day ago(9/28/2020 2:39 PM)
2020-079      ONA Registered Nurse  Regular Full Time  Home and Community Care - Mental Health and Addictions  Initial Location Newmarket     POSITION SUMMARY Reporting to the Manager, Home and Community Care, Mental Health, you will be assigned to a district school board to advise educators, develop individual care plans in collaboration with other professionals and assist boards in developing strategies to address mental health and addiction needs. Responsibilities will include: assisting school boards in recognizing and responding to student mental health and addiction issues; providing services and support to students with mild to complex mental health and substance abuse issues; developing plans for patients with mental health and addiction needs including the transition of students back to school from hospitalization; providing support or intervention for issues such as self-harm or treatment refusal. You will also play a key role in helping students and/or parents’ access services such as family health and/or addictions agencies.   SHIFT REQUIREMENTS  Scheduled hours and days require flexibility in order to meet the needs of the Central LHIN and its patients.  These include evenings, weekends, statutory holidays and on call hours.  Initial area and/or schedule may change in order to facilitate the needs of the Central LHIN in accordance with the ONA Collective Agreement. Work will be required in different locations across the Simcoe County and York Region geography. QUALIFICATION - Diploma in nursing, preferred Bachelor’s of Nursing (BN/BScN) degree - Current registration with the College of Nurses of Ontario - Any relevant certification in Mental Health/Addictions - Minimum of two years direct recent and relevant clinical experience in providing mental health and/or addictions services for children and youth required - Knowledge of the mental health and addictions service system for children and youth in schools - Solid knowledge of health care related legislation and practices - Advanced assessment and diagnostic reasoning skills - Excellent organization and time management skills - Ability to work independently - Problem-solving and critical thinking - Effective interpersonal, communications, and conflict resolution skills - Bilingualism (English/ French) considered an asset - Accurate and efficient keyboarding and computer skills and ability to use a mouse. - Valid driver’s license and car insurance - Travel will be required with own vehicle   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
2020-4659
Company
Central LHIN
Job Location
Markham ON,Ontario,Canada
Posted Date 21 hours ago(9/28/2020 7:44 PM)
We are currently recruiting a Manager, Home and Community Care (Community – North West Mississauga)    Competition Number:                         FY2021-051 Date Posted:                                        September 29, 2020 Date Closed:                                       Until Filled Portfolio:                                             Home and Community Care Department:                                        Home and Community Care Team:                                                  Community – North West Mississauga Reports To:                                         Director, Integrated Care (NWM, EM, SWM, SE) Category:                                            Temporary Full time until November 5, 2021 Primary Assigned Location:              401 The West Mall, Etobicoke   POSITION SUMMARY   Reporting to the Director, Integrated Care, the Manager, Home and Community Care is responsible for ensuring that team resources including human, financial and other infrastructure supports are leveraged in such a way to enable exceptional quality care and outcomes for patients, through collaborative relationships and processes with patients, family members, contracted service providers, other health system partners, and Mississauga Halton LHIN employees.   DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES   Project Work – Organizational and System Level - Takes a leadership role and/or participates in operational and system-level projects/initiatives that support improvements in patient experience and outcomes - Assists in identifying the need for, and contributes to, environmental assessments that identify evolving patient needs and related new program development/ program enhancement opportunities - Contributes operational knowledge to business process mapping, both locally and provincially, to enable the most effective care delivery paths for patients and caregivers - Establishes and continuously evaluates workflow processes based on current and future needs Leadership - Participates in the development and successful implementation of the department’s annual priorities in alignment with the organizational priorities - Implements and monitors tools and processes that enable the delivery of high quality and safe services - Reviews, assesses and/or recommends policy, procedures and/or programs that best meet patient needs, while balancing organizational constraints - Provides insight and advice on departmental issues and challenges to both senior management and/or Mississauga Halton LHIN employees - Provides leadership to designated work groups, programs and/or committees as required - Takes all reasonable precautions for the protection of workers and abides by all other supervisory level duties in accordance with the Occupational Health & Safety Act - Strives to meet or exceed all accountabilities in the Patient Facing Team Role Map® - Delivers safe, excellent patient care through continuous quality improvement initiatives aligned with Mississauga Halton LHIN Quality & Risk Framework - Demonstrates capabilities aligned with the LEADS in a Caring Environment Leadership Development Framework  QUALIFICATIONS   Education, Training & Experience: - University degree in Social Sciences, Nursing, Health Administration; a Master’s degree is an asset - Preference will be given to regulated health professionals (RN, RSW, OT, PT, SLP) - Five (5) to seven (7) years related experience, preferably in a unionized healthcare environment; with minimum two (2) years management experience (or an equivalent combination of education and experience); - Experience and working knowledge of care delivery in community and health care environments - Working knowledge of direct care/care coordination models used in community health care organizations, community resources (e.g., services and programs),  and roles of health care professionals - Knowledge of challenges and issues, methods and practices for outsourced/ contracted services and service providers - Knowledge of tools, systems and databases used in patient care delivery and management, utilization development of outcomes - Excellent organizational, negotiating, and problem solving skills - Excellent planning and time management skills are required to manage multiple priorities and deadlines Skills and Attributes - Adept in the use of MS Office applications (e.g., Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, etc.) - Understanding and demonstrated effectiveness and commitment to driving and promoting exceptional quality care for patients and families through evidence-based practice - Flexible, adaptable and responsive to change - Solid facilitation and presentation skills - Self-directed with an ability to organize, plan, prioritize and multi-task - Demonstrated critical thinking - Detail-oriented - Accountable for own actions and decisions, making decisions within the scope of the position and escalating issues/problems/events to the Director as required - Develops, implements and maintains relevant procedure manuals   To apply for this vacancy please submit a resume with covering letter referencing FY2021-051 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
2020-4660
Company
Mississauga Halton LHIN
Job Location
Mississauga,Ontario,Canada