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South West Local Health Integration Network

The South West Local Health Integration Network (LHIN) is one of 14 local organizations in Ontario that plan, coordinate, and fund local health services, and deliver high quality home and community care to patients and families. The South West LHIN is committed to health improvement, innovation, and the establishment of collaborative partnerships to improve population health, patient experience, and value for money across the health care system.

LHIN staff incorporates the best aspects of teamwork and continuous learning as they work with the local community to ensure the best health outcomes for everyone. If you have a passion for excellence and an entrepreneurial spirit, this is your opportunity to make a difference as part of a dynamic team transforming the Ontario healthcare system.

For further information on the South West LHIN please visit www.southwestlhin.on.ca.

The LHIN is an equal opportunity employer and all applicants are welcome. Individuals with a disability requiring accommodation during the application and/or the selection process should advise the recruitment contact so arrangements can be made.


Position:  Care Coordinator

Region:  London and Middlesex, Elgin, Huron and Perth, Grey and Bruce

Description:  At this time, the South West Local Health Integration Network is seeking Casual Care Coordinators.

As a valued member of the Home and Community Care portfolio, the Care Coordinator will be accountable for coordinating the delivery of care to patients across a continuum of care, facilitating and ensuring the achievement of quality clinical outcomes.

Responsibilities:

  • Triage new referrals
  • In collaboration with the patient, assess their needs to determine eligibility for services (LTC, Adult Day Program, etc.)
  • Develop, evaluate, and revise patients’ service plans together with the patient, their support network, and system partners (e.g., physicians, hospitals, community agencies, etc.)
  • Make referrals to a variety of community supports, and assist patients and their families through the process
  • Act as a liaison between patients and their various health care providers to achieve optimal health, independence, and dignity
  • Represent the LHIN on multidisciplinary committees and community agency working groups

Qualifications:

Required:

  • A Registered Nurse (RN, BScN), Occupational Therapist, Physical Therapist, Social Worker (MSW) who has membership in good standing with a regulatory body in Ontario
  • Experience with clinical assessment tools and developing service plans
  • Previous experience as an advocate and active contributor within a multidisciplinary team
  • An understanding of: the roles of health care professionals; the evolving role of LHINs; the issues and priorities within the health care sector and how they impact patient care delivery
  • Sound knowledge of community resources and the long-term care system
  • Active knowledge of privacy and other relevant legislation (e.g., the Long Term Care Act)
  • Effective planning, organization, and evaluation skills
  • Superior communication, interpersonal, and conflict resolution skills with high emotional intelligence
  • Efficient computer literacy in patient health databases and Windows environment
  • Demonstrated ability to balance fiscal responsibilities with patient needs
  • The ability to travel is required
  • Valid driver’s license and access to a reliable vehicle

Preferred:

  • Proficiency in a second language, particularly French
  • Recent clinical experience and experience with mental health and addictions
  • Proficiency with RAI assessment tools
  • Flexible work schedule (i.e., days, evenings, and weekends) to meet organizational needs
  • An ambassador of workplace culture


French Proficiency:  French an asset

Salary:  To be negotiated

Terms of Employment:  Casual

Deadline for Application:  Monday, December 31, 2018

How to Apply:  Should you be interested in this exciting opportunity, please visit www.lhinjobs.ca to apply. 

We thank all applicants; however, only those applicants invited for an interview will be contacted. Due to volume of applications, we will not be responding to general inquiries by phone or email.


Location:  South West LHIN region

Profession Type:  Case Management

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