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Posted Date 11 months ago(3/3/2020 10:57 AM)
***One Temporary Full-time position available at Humber River Hospital, Wilson Site***   Are you an experienced registered nurse (BScN), physiotherapist, occupational therapist, speech language pathologist, or certified social worker (MSW) looking for a different kind of practice environment? You’re looking in the right place.   As a valued member of our Home and Community Care team, you will facilitate the journey through Ontario’s health care system by assessing referred patients, determining their health care needs and eligibility, and ensuring they receive the services and care they need, where and when they need them.   Whether you are working in our office, in a local hospital or in the community, you will have the opportunity to impact lives in your community, enjoy a balanced lifestyle, and be part of a great team that makes care happen.     What will you do? - In collaboration with patients and their families, assess care needs, determine eligibility for services, and develop individual care and service plans - Link patients with service providers - Coordinate and monitor care plan delivery - Establish a helping relationship with patients and their families - Balance patient needs and choices with available resources, ensuring patients’ values and preferences are respected     What must you have? - Membership, in good standing, with the applicable regulatory body: - College of Nurses of Ontario - College of Physiotherapists of Ontario - College of Occupational Therapists of Ontario - College of Audiologists and Speech Language Pathologists of Ontario - Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers - 2+ years of recent experience in community health or a related field - Knowledge of the health care delivery system and community resources - Excellent interpersonal, communication, assessment and decision-making skills - Effective time management skills, with the ability to work independently and co-operatively in a busy multidisciplinary environment - A valid driver’s licence and access to a reliable vehicle - Ability to use a computer in a Windows environment     What would give you the edge? - Experience working with diverse patient groups, e.g., multicultural, homeless, palliative, acquired brain injury (ABI), mental health, geriatrics, pediatrics - Ability to speak French or another second language     Who we are   Local Health Integration Networks (LHINs) play a key role in Ontario’s health care system. Working in partnership with patients, families, providers and community organizations, LHINs ensure people have access to the health care they need — at home and in the community. The Central LHIN is responsible for planning, funding and integrating health services as well as delivering home and community care services for over 1.8 million people living in northern Toronto, parts of Etobicoke, York Region and South Simcoe County. This includes over $2 billion in funding to more than 90 health service providers such as hospitals, long-term care homes, community health centres, mental health and addiction service providers, and community support services.       All applications will be reviewed; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. We are committed to a culture that values diversity and inclusion.   Central LHIN is committed to providing support to applicants with disabilities throughout the recruitment and selection process.  Candidates requiring accommodation should advise Human Resources.  Support will be provided in accordance with the applicant's needs and in accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibilities for Ontarians with Disabilities Act.
Job ID
2020-4553
Company
Central LHIN
Job Location
Markham ON,Ontario,Canada
Posted Date 4 months ago(9/18/2020 1:29 PM)
Are you an experienced registered nurse (BScN), physiotherapist, occupational therapist, speech language pathologist, or certified social worker (MSW) looking for a different kind of practice environment? You’re looking in the right place.   As a valued member of our Home and Community Care team, you will facilitate the journey through Ontario’s health care system by assessing referred patients, determining their health care needs and eligibility, and ensuring they receive the services and care they need, where and when they need them.   Whether you are working in our office, in a local hospital or in the community, you will have the opportunity to impact lives in your community, enjoy a balanced lifestyle, and be part of a great team that makes care happen.     What will you do? - In collaboration with patients and their families, assess care needs, determine eligibility for services, and develop individual care and service plans - Link patients with service providers - Coordinate and monitor care plan delivery - Establish a helping relationship with patients and their families - Balance patient needs and choices with available resources, ensuring patients’ values and preferences are respected     What must you have? - Membership, in good standing, with the applicable regulatory body: - College of Nurses of Ontario - College of Physiotherapists of Ontario - College of Occupational Therapists of Ontario - College of Audiologists and Speech Language Pathologists of Ontario - Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers - 2+ years of recent experience in community health or a related field - Knowledge of the health care delivery system and community resources - Excellent interpersonal, communication, assessment and decision-making skills - Effective time management skills, with the ability to work independently and co-operatively in a busy multidisciplinary environment - A valid driver’s licence and access to a reliable vehicle - Ability to use a computer in a Windows environment     What would give you the edge? - Experience working with diverse patient groups, e.g., multicultural, homeless, palliative, acquired brain injury (ABI), mental health, geriatrics, pediatrics - Ability to speak French or another second language     Who we are   Local Health Integration Networks (LHINs) play a key role in Ontario’s health care system. Working in partnership with patients, families, providers and community organizations, LHINs ensure people have access to the health care they need — at home and in the community. The Central LHIN is responsible for planning, funding and integrating health services as well as delivering home and community care services for over 1.8 million people living in northern Toronto, parts of Etobicoke, York Region and South Simcoe County. This includes over $2 billion in funding to more than 90 health service providers such as hospitals, long-term care homes, community health centres, mental health and addiction service providers, and community support services.       All applications will be reviewed; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. We are committed to a culture that values diversity and inclusion.   Central LHIN is committed to providing support to applicants with disabilities throughout the recruitment and selection process.  Candidates requiring accommodation should advise Human Resources.  Support will be provided in accordance with the applicant's needs and in accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibilities for Ontarians with Disabilities Act.
Job ID
2020-4652
Company
Central LHIN
Job Location
Markham ON,Ontario,Canada
Posted Date 4 months ago(9/18/2020 1:32 PM)
Are you highly organized, detail-oriented and able to work accurately in a busy environment with frequent interruptions? Are you looking to make a difference in your community? Take a look at this exciting opportunity.   As a valued member of our Home and Community Care team, you will provide support for the assigned Care Coordinator team in their daily activities to ensure that patients receive prompt, effective customer service.   By applying your healthcare administrative support experience, you will have the opportunity to impact lives in your community, enjoy a balanced lifestyle, and be part of a great team that makes care happen.       What will you do? - Provide administrative support services to Care Coordinators - Process new referrals, and orders for services, supplies and equipment - Process and assist in managing confidential patient records - Enter, update and maintain a high volume of patient data in the electronic database - Answer a high volume of telephone inquiries from patients, families and service providers, and refer callers as appropriate - Provide back-up support to other positions, as required     What must you have? - A Grade 12 diploma plus a community college business/office administration or medical diploma - 2+ years’ related office experience - Accurate keyboarding/data-entry skills - Proficiency with database software, MS Word and Excel - Excellent organizational skills and ability to work with minimal supervision - Advanced multi-tasking skills, with the ability to meet performance and service goals - Very good interpersonal skills and ability to work as part of a team and interact tactfully and sensitively with patients from wide-ranging cultural, ethnic and socio-economic backgrounds - Excellent oral and written communication skills      What would give you the edge? - Familiarity with medical terminology, and office administrative procedures/concepts - Knowledge of LHIN services - Ability to speak French or another second language      Who we are   Local Health Integration Networks (LHINs) play a key role in Ontario’s health care system. Working in partnership with patients, families, providers and community organizations, LHINs ensure people have access to the health care they need — at home and in the community.   The Central LHIN is responsible for planning, funding and integrating health services as well as delivering home and community care services for over 1.8 million people living in northern Toronto, parts of Etobicoke, York Region and South Simcoe County. This includes over $2 billion in funding to more than 90 health service providers such as hospitals, long-term care homes, community health centres, mental health and addiction service providers, and community support services.       All applications will be reviewed; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.   We are committed to a culture that values diversity and inclusion.   Central LHIN is committed to providing support to applicants with disabilities throughout the recruitment and selection process.  Candidates requiring accommodation should advise Human Resources.  Support will be provided in accordance with the applicant's needs and in accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibilities for Ontarians with Disabilities Act.
Job ID
2020-4653
Company
Central LHIN
Job Location
Markham ON,Ontario,Canada
Posted Date 4 months 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 4 months ago(9/24/2020 1:17 PM)
We are currently recruiting for Care Coordinators: focus on COVID-19 Tester/IPAC Extender function (multiple positions)   Start Date:           as soon as possible Category:            Temporary Full-time (approx. 3 months with possibility to extend) Team:                  Central Region COVID - Assessment Team Schedule:             Days, evenings and weekends (hours of operation 8:00 am to 8:00 pm) Location & Details:    Employees will be assigned to work primarily within their home LHIN geography. Some travel may be required to support work across the Central Region. Training will be provided.                                                                                     POSITION OUTLINE:   Ontario is working with its partners in the health care system implementing a robust plan to prevent, monitor for, detect and, if needed, isolate any cases of the COVID-19 novel coronavirus.  Accessible testing and Infection Prevention and Control (IPAC) Auditing and education are key elements of the plan.  Central Region will be supporting testing and assessment and IPAC auditing and education activities with a dedicated team covering the central region geography across the continuum.              The team will consist of approximately 100 Testers/IPAC Extenders who will conduct testing in congregate settings, assessment centers, schools, worksites and ad hoc pop-up assessment centres.  The team will also provide health promotion and infection prevention education to a variety of stakeholders including but not limited to long-term care homes, retirement homes, congregate settings, physicians, patients, families and community partners. Specifically, the team will assess the various sites for IPAC-related issues, processes, gaps, and need for training of others in the proper use of personal protective equipment (PPE), hand hygiene, environmental cleaning, and other IPAC-related topics and providing follow-up and ongoing IPAC support in consultation with Public Health.  While the initial assignment will focused on the Testing and IPAC Extenders functions, individuals may revert to performing their primary home position functions when the volumes decline in the community.   In preparation for COVID-19 Wave Two, Ontario’s Ministry of Health is actively exploring the development of Influenza-like Illness (ILI) Clinics that will be designated to support Ontarians who are experiencing influenza like symptoms and require medical intervention and symptom management.   The Tester/IPAC Extender role may be required to support these clinics by providing testing, education and conducting patient assessments.   QUALIFIFCATIONS - Position of Care Coordinator - Require Registered Nurse (BScN or diploma) or Occupational Therapists in good standing with their respective college to conduct testing function - Regulated health care professional (OT, PT, RN, and SW) in good standing with their respective college/association to perform IPAC Extender function - Community nursing experience an asset - Advanced assessment and diagnostic reasoning skills - Effective interpersonal and communication skills - Ability to assess and communicate - Knowledge of community organizations and resources - Knowledge of direct care / case management models used in community health care organizations - Effective organizational and planning skills - Basic proficiency with computerized information systems - French language is an asset - Must have a valid driver’s license and access to a vehicle     All applications will be reviewed; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.   We are committed to a culture that values diversity and inclusion.   Central LHIN is committed to providing support to applicants with disabilities throughout the recruitment and selection process.  Candidates requiring accommodation should advise Human Resources.  Support will be provided in accordance with the applicant's needs and in accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibilities for Ontarians with Disabilities Act.
Job ID
2020-4658
Company
Central LHIN
Job Location
Markham ON,Ontario,Canada
Posted Date 2 months ago(11/17/2020 11:24 AM)
Care Coordinator  Regular Part Time  Home and Community Care - Hospital  Initial Location MRHH   POSITION SUMMARY Reporting to the Senior Manager, Home and Community Care, the Hospital Care Coordinator in collaboration with the patient, physician, caregiver and/or family, develops treatment goals, service and discharge plans in a fiscally responsible manner through in hospital face-to-face assessments. In partnership with the hospital, the Care Coordinator promotes awareness of the services of the LHIN and acts as an entry point to the community health care system. In the event of ineligible patients, the Care Coordinator also identifies/determines alternative sources of assistance.   SHIFT REQUIREMENTS  Variable hours including rotating days, evenings, weekends and statutory holidays. Scheduled hours and days require flexibility in order to meet the needs of the Central LHIN and its patients. Initial area and/or schedule may change in order to facilitate the needs of the Central LHIN in accordance with the Collective Agreement.   SALARY RANGE As per collective agreement.   SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS    - Degree in a regulated health profession (BScN, BScPT, BScOT, MSW, MScSP); or Diploma in nursing along with relevant certificate programs or relevant LHIN experience. - Degree in Nursing (BScN) preferred. - Current registration with the appropriate regulating college. - Two years’ experience in care coordination, or advocacy and discharge planning in a healthcare setting. - Knowledge of community and government resources and relevant legislation. - Excellent assessment, negotiation and problem solving skills. - Excellent interpersonal, communication, organization and time management skills. - Bilingualism (English/French) considered an asset. - Excellent team player who is capable of working both independently and interdependently. - Ability to build and maintain relationships with hospital staff and manage conflicting priorities. - Must be able to practice in a culturally sensitive manner. - Ability to work in a fast-paced, physically demanding hospital environment. - Ability to wear protective masks as required. - Accurate and efficient keyboarding skills and ability to use a mouse. - Regular attendance at work is required. Central LHIN is committed to providing support to applicants with disabilities throughout the recruitment and selection process.  Candidates requiring accommodation should advise Human Resources.  Support will be provided in accordance with the applicant's needs and in accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibilities for Ontarians with Disabilities Act.
Job ID
2020-4708
Company
Central LHIN
Job Location
Markham ON,Ontario,Canada
Posted Date 1 month ago(12/10/2020 8:19 AM)
Reporting to the Senior Manager, Home and Community Care, the Hospital Care Coordinator in collaboration with the patient, physician, caregiver and/or family, develops treatment goals, service and discharge plans in a fiscally responsible manner through in hospital face-to-face assessments. In partnership with the hospital, the Care Coordinator promotes awareness of the services of the LHIN and acts as an entry point to the community health care system. In the event of ineligible patients, the Care Coordinator also identifies/determines alternative sources of assistance.   SHIFT REQUIREMENTS  Variable hours including rotating days, evenings, weekends and statutory holidays. Scheduled hours and days require flexibility in order to meet the needs of the Central LHIN and its patients. Initial area and/or schedule may change in order to facilitate the needs of the Central LHIN in accordance with the Collective Agreement.   SALARY RANGE As per collective agreement.   QUALIFICATIONS    - Degree in a regulated health profession (BScN, BScPT, BScOT, MSW, MScSP); or Diploma in nursing along with relevant certificate programs or relevant LHIN experience. - Degree in Nursing (BScN) preferred. - Current registration with the appropriate regulating college. - Two years’ experience in care coordination, or advocacy and discharge planning with long term care placements in a healthcare setting. - Experience working with ALC (Alternative Level of Care) patients discharged to long term care placements. - A keen understanding and one (1) year of experience with the LTC placement process including completion of the interRAI-HC (Resident Assessment Instrument), capacity evaluation and behavioural assessment tool. - Knowledge of community and government resources and relevant legislation. - Excellent assessment, negotiation and problem solving skills. - Excellent interpersonal, communication, organization and time management skills. - Bilingualism (English/French) considered an asset. - Excellent team player who is capable of working both independently and interdependently. - Ability to build and maintain relationships with hospital staff and manage conflicting priorities. - Must be able to practice in a culturally sensitive manner. - Ability to work in a fast-paced, physically demanding hospital environment. - Ability to wear protective masks as required. - Accurate and efficient keyboarding skills and ability to use a mouse. - Regular attendance at work is required. - Some travel between the Humber River Regional Hospital Church Site and the Humber River Regional Hospital Finch Site will be required.
Job ID
2020-4730
Company
Central LHIN
Job Location
Markham ON,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