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Posted Date 2 months ago(2/5/2021 5:38 PM)
Nurse Practitioner - Community Palliative Care   Join us on our journey   Ontario’s health care system is evolving and, as part of Ontario Health, the Central West Local Health Integration Network (LHIN), in close partnership with Ontario Health Teams (OHTs), is on the forefront of helping to build a modern, technologically supported health care system that will enable integrated teams of health care professionals to deliver the best possible care for improved patient outcomes. By building high-performing integrated care delivery systems that provide seamless, fully coordinated care for patients, OHTs will help to achieve better outcomes for patients across the province. As an essential component of an integrated and sustainable health care system, this includes a strong and robust Home and Community Care sector.     More than ever, your skills and experience are needed now and into the future, which is why we want you to join us in being part of the journey. We invite you to learn more about OHTs in our area by clicking here. The future of health care in Ontario is now. Join Ontario Health’s Central West LHIN team and together, we will build a healthier community for all.”     POSITION OUTLINE:   As an integral member of the palliative care team, the Nurse Practitioner – Community Palliative (NP) will provide direct care to complex palliative clients (shared care) and contribute to the development of the care plan for palliative clients (coordinated care). The NP will provide care connections across the health care sectors for all clients requiring palliative care in the community.  Working collaboratively across the health care system, including home care, primary care, specialized palliative care, acute care and community services, the NP will provide expert clinical palliative leadership to support seamless, integrated care delivery.  The NP will have the opportunity to engage in all domains of advanced practice nursing, including mentoring and professional development through coaching for case managers, service providers, nursing and physician colleagues, and participating in educational initiatives to advance evidence-based practice in palliative care.  This position will perform shared responsibilities on a rotational basis to include but not limited to: on-call, program development, attendance at palliative care rounds and committee involvement.   The NP will engage in health promotion, treatment and management of health conditions.  In addition, the NP will perform other duties as assigned within their legislated scope of practice including but not limited to diagnosing, ordering and interpreting diagnostic test, prescribing pharmaceuticals.   POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES include:   Expert Clinical Practice - As part of a team of NPs and palliative advanced practice nurses, ensure urgent response capacity to provide expert clinical care to complex palliative clients and expert clinical advice to primary care physicians, community nurses on the management of pain and symptoms, psychosocial support and therapeutic interventions (The urgent response may require the capacity to respond to client issues beyond regular working hours) - Complete home visits to complex palliative clients and their families for the purpose of conducting comprehensive clinical assessments and contribute to the development of comprehensive shared care plans in consultation with LHIN care coordinators, service providers, primary care physicians and others. - Act as a resource to the case manager in terms of clinical expertise in the development of palliative care plans for complex clients (shared care plans) and chronic clients (coordinated care plans) which appropriately balances clinical, system and family needs. - Provide clinical advice and support for chronic palliative clients for their families as the clients interact with home and community care, primary care, acute care, and specialist care. - Perform other duties as assigned within the NP legislated scope of practice including but not limited to diagnosing, ordering and interpreting diagnostic tests, and prescribing pharmaceuticals.   Leadership - Participate in regular business meetings with the CW LHIN to assist in program development and ongoing monitoring and evaluation. - Educate and recommend courses of action in consultation with primary care providers and the care team to influence the plan of care for the client and family. - Evaluate the effectiveness of the care provided to the client and family and make recommendations to ensure high quality care. - Participate in systems planning and system integration with the overall goal of ensuring a comprehensive and quality system of care for clients and their families.   Education - Identify, assess and meet the educational needs of clients, their families and other informal caregivers. - Participate in the identification of the educational needs of the interdisciplinary care team and facilitate or participate in the provision of education to meet those needs. - Provide mentorship and role modeling in critical thinking, problem solving, ethical decision making and the use of evidence to inform service planning and system design. - Other duties as assigned.   QUALIFICATIONS:   - Current registration with the College of Nurses of Ontario in the Extended Class - Nurse Practitioner Program with BScN (Masters level degree in Nursing) - Continuing education in palliative care - Minimum of two (2) years of experience preferably in a community setting and in Palliative Care Nursing. - Demonstrated experience with proven team building abilities and experience in advancing the clinical practice of multiple health disciplines. - Demonstrated advanced knowledge in consultation and ethical decision making.  - Demonstrated use of theory and evidence to advance clinical practice and outcomes. - Effective interpersonal and communication skills - Effective organizational and planning skills - Proficiency with computerized information systems - French language is an asset - Must have a valid driver’s license and access to a vehicle - Demonstrates commitment to the LHIN’s mission and values. - Able to communicate with clients, their families, and other relevant individuals in order to follow through with care plan directives.  - Demonstrated awareness of cultural diversity, as well as ability to behave discreetly and sensitively to confidential issues. WHO WE ARE:   Local Health Integration Networks (LHINs) play a key role in Ontario’s health care system. Working in partnership with patients, families, providers and community organizations, LHINs ensure people have access to the health care they need — at home and in the community.   A mosaic of geographic and cultural diversity, and home to 922,000+ residents, the Central West LHIN plans, integrates, funds and monitors the local health care system for the regions of Brampton, Caledon, Dufferin, Malton, North Etobicoke and West Woodbridge. Our focus is on creating a better experience for paitients and those who care for them.   All applications will be reviewed; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. We are committed to a culture that values diversity and inclusion. We welcome and encourage applications from people with disabilities, and are committed to providing accommodation as part of our hiring process. If you have special requirements, please advise Human Resources during the recruitment process. We are governed by the requirements of the French Language Services Act and, therefore, encourage applications from bilingual candidates.
Job ID
2021-4771
Company
Central West LHIN
Job Location
Brampton,Ontario,Canada
Posted Date 1 month ago(3/1/2021 10:09 AM)
  Bring your expertise in risk management and quality improvement to this regular full-time role as a Risk Management Associate for the Central West LHIN.   Under the direction of the Director, Quality and Risk Management, this position will manage the processes to support the performance review of patient critical incidents and complaints, the daily administration of the Event Tracking Management System (ETMS) and the Healthcare Insurance Reciprocal of Canada HIROC’s Claims Management processes.     This role aligns with Home and Community Care Support Services structure.   MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES Enterprise Risk Management Program - Supports the establishment and maintenance of the Enterprise Risk register and internal and external reporting processes. - Assesses the risk culture and develops an annual plan to build risk awareness and capacity in all aspects of the LHIN business functions. - Prepares and presents customized quarterly ERM reports to Senior Management. Event Tracking Management System (ETMS) - Establishes and maintains a full suite for reports on ETMS Occurrences and Risk Register profile, customized to meet stakeholder needs at all levels of Central West LHIN. - Reviews and assesses the online patient incident reports on an ongoing daily basis. - Works collaboratively with Service Provider Organizations to ensure timely and effective response to risk events. - Maintains and ensures user profiles are up to date for ETMS. - Responds to routine inquiries from other departments, clients, service provider agencies and other external sources related to ETMSs. - Prepares, proofreads, and distributes letters, reports, and other material related to ETMS incidents as required. - Establishes and maintains a secure filing system for all proprietary information related to claims management, contracts, etc. - Participates in the design and ensures the maintenance of the electronic filing systems, specifically for the Complaints and Risk events communicated to the Service Providers and other stakeholders. - Coordinates all aspects of meetings related to the ETMSs. Patient Experience - Works collaboratively with Service Provider Organizations and internal stakeholders to ensure timely responses to patient complaints. - Reviews and assesses the online and verbal patient complaints reports on an ongoing daily basis. - Manages the Patient Experience survey processes. - Prepares customized Patient Experience reports for departmental, corporate and board level decision-making and planning purposes. - Prepares, proofreads, and distributes letters, reports, and other material related to patient complaints. Facilitates to appropriate use of Patient Experience tools and promote the voice of the patient in all aspects of work as appropriate. Quality of Care Review Process - Establishes and maintains a corporate compendium of action plans following Quality of Care Reviews in response to an adverse event. This will include tracking the status and completion of recommendations arising from these reviews and documented verification of disclosure. - Coordinates and facilitates all aspects of meetings related to Quality of Care reviews, including the use of Root Cause Analysis, Constellation mapping, etc. - Coaches Central West LHIN managers, staff, and Service Provider Organizations (SPOs) on the process to conduct reviews and effectively manage the incident review process. - Audits statistical reports for accuracy and completeness and distributes the information as per established schedules. - Prepare and present regular patient complaints analysis and reports according to the established schedule. Reporting - Prepares customized Patient Safety and Patient Experience reports for departmental, corporate and board level decision-making and planning purposes. - Prepare quarterly ETMS reports for Service Provider Performance Reviews in consultation with the Contracts Department. Education - Designs, develops, delivers and evaluates a comprehensive education program in order to develop a risk aware culture at Central West LHIN. - Provides ongoing coaching and just in time training for Central West LHIN staff and Services Provider organizations as the need arises. Other - Ensure full compliance with provisions under the Personal Health Information Protection Act, 2004 (PHIPA). - Performs other related duties as assigned. QUALIFICATIONS:   - Post-secondary education in Risk Management, Quality Improvement, Patient Safety, or equivalent experience. - Minimum of three years’ job related experience in risk management, quality improvement, or coordinator/ team leader position in a health environment. - Supplementary training/certification in Quality Improvement, Patient Safety, Patient Experience and Project Management would be an asset. - Risk Management certification would be an asset. - Advanced proficiency with a variety of software applications (MS Word, MS Access, Excel, Windows Explorer, and PowerPoint, Visio). - Proficiency in the use of a range of risk management tools, including Risk Assessment, Heat Mapping, Root Cause Analysis, Constellation Mapping, Failure More and Effect Analysis, etc. - Understanding of principles of risk management, quality improvement, change management, basic statistics and adult education. - Experience in preparing statistical reports. - Experience working with Event Tracking Management System (ETMS) or equivalent is an asset. Who We Are:   A mosaic of geographic and cultural diversity and home to over 922,000 local residents, the Central West LHIN plans, integrates, funds and monitors the local health care system for the regions of Brampton, Caledon, Dufferin, Malton, North Etobicoke and West Woodbridge. Through the Patients First Act, LHINs are also responsible for the delivery of home and community care services and primary care planning, resulting in a better experience for both patients and those who care for them.   Employees at the Central West LHIN enjoy a competitive compensation package, which includes a comprehensive benefit plan. We are committed to creating a work environment that fosters continuous learning at all levels of our organization, including ongoing internal learning opportunities, formal training events and conferences.   How to Apply:   If you are career minded and an ambitious person seeking a chance to be part of a team that’s truly making a difference in the lives of others, please apply on-line at http://lhinjobs.ca/.    We are committed to accommodating people with disabilities as part of our hiring process. If you have special requirements, please advise Human Resources during the recruitment process.   We are governed by the requirements of the French Language Services Act and, therefore, encourage applications from bilingual candidates. Posting available in French upon request.
Job ID
2021-4794
Company
Central West LHIN
Job Location
Brampton,Ontario,Canada
Posted Date 1 month ago(3/12/2021 5:35 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 registered nurse, physiotherapist, occupational therapist, speech language pathologist, or certified social worker (MSW) looking for a different kind of practice environment? You’re looking in the right place.   We are currently recruiting for Part-Time positions to work on our Hospital team.   As a valued member of our Home and Community Care team, you will facilitate the journey through Ontario’s health care system by assessing referred patients, determining their health care needs and eligibility, and ensuring they receive the services and care they need, where and when they need them.   Whether you are working in our office, a local hospital, or in the community, you will have the opportunity to impact lives in your community, enjoy a balanced lifestyle, and be part of a great team that makes care happen.     What will you do? - In collaboration with patients and their families, assess care needs, determine eligibility for services, and develop individual care and service plans - Link patients with service providers - Coordinate and monitor care plan delivery - Establish a helping relationship with patients and their families - Balance patient needs and choices with available resources, ensuring patients’ values and preferences are respected     What must you have? - Membership, in good standing, with the applicable regulatory body: - College of Nurses of Ontario - College of Physiotherapists of Ontario - College of Occupational Therapists of Ontario - College of Audiologists and Speech Language Pathologists of Ontario - Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers - BScN, if applicable - At least 1 year of experience in a community health setting, preferred - Knowledge of the health care delivery system and community resources - Excellent interpersonal, communication, assessment and decision-making skills - Effective time management skills, with the ability to work independently and co-operatively in a busy multidisciplinary environment - A valid driver’s licence and access to a reliable vehicle - Ability to use a computer in a Windows environment     What would give you the edge? - Experience working with diverse patient groups, e.g., multicultural, homeless, palliative, acquired brain injury (ABI), mental health, geriatrics, pediatrics - Ability to speak French or another second language     Who we are   Local Health Integration Networks (LHINs) play a key role in Ontario’s health care system. Working in partnership with patients, families, providers and community organizations, LHINs ensure people have access to the health care they need — at home and in the community.   A mosaic of geographic and cultural diversity, and home to 922,000+ residents, the Central West LHIN plans, integrates, funds and monitors the local health care system for the regions of Brampton, Caledon, Dufferin, Malton, North Etobicoke and West Woodbridge. Our focus is on creating a better experience for paitients and those who care for them.       All applications will be reviewed; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. We are committed to a culture that values diversity and inclusion. We welcome and encourage applications from people with disabilities, and are committed to providing accommodation as part of our hiring process. If you have special requirements, please advise Human Resources during the recruitment process. We are governed by the requirements of the French Language Services Act and, therefore, encourage applications from bilingual candidates.  
Job ID
2021-4799
Company
Central West LHIN
Job Location
Brampton,Ontario,Canada
Posted Date 1 month ago(3/15/2021 11:13 AM)
Join us on our journey   Ontario’s health care system is evolving and, as part of Ontario Health, the Central West Local Health Integration Network (LHIN), in close partnership with Ontario Health Teams (OHTs), is on the forefront of helping to build a modern, technologically supported health care system that will enable integrated teams of health care professionals to deliver the best possible care for improved patient outcomes. By building high-performing integrated care delivery systems that provide seamless, fully coordinated care for patients, OHTs will help to achieve better outcomes for patients across the province. As an essential component of an integrated and sustainable health care system, this includes a strong and robust Home and Community Care sector.     More than ever, your skills and experience are needed now and into the future, which is why we want you to join us in being part of the journey. We invite you to learn more about OHTs in our area by clicking here. The future of health care in Ontario is now. Join Ontario Health’s Central West LHIN team and together, we will build a healthier community for all.”   Are you an experienced registered nurse, physiotherapist, occupational therapist, speech language pathologist, or certified social worker (MSW) looking for a different kind of practice environment? You’re looking in the right place.   We are currently recruiting for positions to work in the community, hospital and initial care team.   As a valued member of our Home and Community Care team, you will facilitate the journey through Ontario’s health care system by assessing referred patients, determining their health care needs and eligibility, and ensuring they receive the services and care they need, where and when they need them.   Whether you are working in our office, a local hospital, or in the community, you will have the opportunity to impact lives in your community, enjoy a balanced lifestyle, and be part of a great team that makes care happen.     What will you do? - In collaboration with patients and their families, assess care needs, determine eligibility for services, and develop individual care and service plans - Link patients with service providers - Coordinate and monitor care plan delivery - Establish a helping relationship with patients and their families - Balance patient needs and choices with available resources, ensuring patients’ values and preferences are respected     What must you have? - Membership, in good standing, with the applicable regulatory body: - College of Nurses of Ontario - College of Physiotherapists of Ontario - College of Occupational Therapists of Ontario - College of Audiologists and Speech Language Pathologists of Ontario - Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers - BScN, if applicable - At least 1 year of experience in a community health setting, preferred - Knowledge of the health care delivery system and community resources - Excellent interpersonal, communication, assessment and decision-making skills - Effective time management skills, with the ability to work independently and co-operatively in a busy multidisciplinary environment - A valid driver’s licence and access to a reliable vehicle - Ability to use a computer in a Windows environment     What would give you the edge? - Experience working with diverse patient groups, e.g., multicultural, homeless, palliative, acquired brain injury (ABI), mental health, geriatrics, pediatrics - Ability to speak French or another second language     Who we are   Local Health Integration Networks (LHINs) play a key role in Ontario’s health care system. Working in partnership with patients, families, providers and community organizations, LHINs ensure people have access to the health care they need — at home and in the community.   A mosaic of geographic and cultural diversity, and home to 922,000+ residents, the Central West LHIN plans, integrates, funds and monitors the local health care system for the regions of Brampton, Caledon, Dufferin, Malton, North Etobicoke and West Woodbridge. Our focus is on creating a better experience for paitients and those who care for them.       All applications will be reviewed; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. We are committed to a culture that values diversity and inclusion. We welcome and encourage applications from people with disabilities, and are committed to providing accommodation as part of our hiring process. If you have special requirements, please advise Human Resources during the recruitment process. We are governed by the requirements of the French Language Services Act and, therefore, encourage applications from bilingual candidates.  
Job ID
2021-4800
Company
Central West LHIN
Job Location
Brampton,Ontario,Canada
Posted Date 2 weeks ago(4/1/2021 11:36 AM)
CLASSIFICATION:     Nurse Practitioner - Community Geriatrics CATEGORY:                Regular Part-time (0.8 FTE) UNION:                      CUPE Local 966 DEPARTMENT:          Home and Community Care Support Services RESPONSIBLE TO:    BSO Director, Home and Community Care Support Services HOURS OF WORK:     Days, evenings and weekends   POSITION OUTLINE:   As an integral member of the Behaviour Supports Network, the Nurse Practitioner (NP) – Behaviour Support Community Resource (BSCR) NP, will provide direct care to complex behavioural patients (shared care) and contribute to the development of a behavioural care plan. The BSCRNP will function in a specialty role providing behavioural support expertise to older adults presenting with, or at risk for, responsive behaviours/ personal expressions that may be associated with (BPSD) Behavioural and Psychological Symptoms of Dementia, Dementia, complex mental health, substance use and/or other neurological conditions. The BSCRNP will provide direct care to patients and clinical oversight to the regional Behaviour Support Community Resource (BSCR) Nurses. The BSCR-NP will facilitate care connections with   providers across the health care sectors for older patients requiring behavioural supports in the community. Working collaboratively across the health care system, including home care, primary care physicians, specialized geriatric services, acute care and community services, the BSCR-NP will provide expert clinical behavioural leadership to support seamless, integrated care delivery. The BSCR-NP will 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 behavioural care. This position will support program development, attendance/ educational presentation at Behavioural Support Network Meetings, care conferencing and committee involvement. The BSCR-NP will engage in health promotion, treatment and management of health conditions. In addition, the BSCR-NP will perform other duties as assigned within their legislated scope of practice including, but not limited to, diagnosing, ordering and interpreting diagnostic tests and prescribing pharmaceuticals.   The position is a Regular Part-time role working four days per week (equivalent to 0.8 FTE).  Based on operational needs the successful candidate may at times be required to work full-time hours (5 days per week).   POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES include:   Expert Clinical Practice - As part of a Community of Practice the BSCR-NP and BSCR Nurses, ensure timely and appropriate response with capacity to provide expert clinical care to complex behavioural patients and expert clinical advice to primary care physicians, community nurses on the management of pain and neurobehavioural symptoms, psychosocial support and therapeutic interventions (The urgent response may require the capacity to respond to patient issues beyond regular working hours). - Complete home visits with complex behavioural patients and their families for the purpose of conducting comprehensive clinical assessments and contribute to the development of comprehensive shared behavioural care plans in consultation with Home and Community Care Support Services Care Coordinators, service providers, primary care physicians, pharmacists and specialists i.e. geriatricians and psychiatry - Act as a resource to care coordinators in terms of clinical expertise in the development of person-centred behavioural care plans for complex patients (shared care plans) and chronic behavioural patients (coordinated care plans) which appropriately balances clinical, system and family needs. - Provide clinical advice and support for families living with a person exhibiting responsive behaviours/ personal expressions due to a dementia or neurobehavioural symptoms; 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 Home and Community Care Support Services Central West to assist in program development and ongoing monitoring and evaluation. - Educate and recommend courses of action in consultation with the BSO Network, primary care providers and the care team to influence the plan of care for the patient and family. - Evaluate the effectiveness of the care provided to the patient 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 older adult patients and their families. Education - Identify, assess and meet the educational needs of patients, their families and other informal care partners. - Participate in the identification of the educational needs of the multi-disciplinary 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 behavioral management. - Minimum of two (2) years of experience preferably in a community setting and in Geriatric 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 patients, their families, and other relevant individuals in order to follow through with care plan directives. - Demonstrated awareness of cultural diversity, as well as ability to behave discreetly and sensitively to confidential issues. Who we are   Home and Community Care Support Services plays a key role in Ontario’s health care system. Working in partnership with patients, families, providers and community organizations, Home and Community Care Support Services ensures 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, Home and Community Care Support Services Central West plans, integrates, funds and monitors the local health care system for the regions of Brampton, Caledon, Dufferin, Malton, North Etobicoke and West Woodbridge. Our focus is on creating a better experience for patients and those who care for them.   All applications will be reviewed; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. We are committed to a culture that values diversity and inclusion. We welcome and encourage applications from people with disabilities, and are committed to providing accommodation as part of our hiring process. If you have special requirements, please advise Human Resources during the recruitment process. We are governed by the requirements of the French Language Services Act and, therefore, encourage applications from bilingual candidates.
Job ID
2021-4811
Company
Central West LHIN
Job Location
Brampton,Ontario,Canada