At this time, the South West Local Health Integration Network is seeking a permanent full time Float Care Coordinator to support our Grey Bruce South Hospital Team.
As a valued member of the Home and Community Care portfolio, the Care Coordinator:
• Is a Registered Nurse, Occupational Therapist, Physical Therapist, or Master of Social Work;
• Has exceptional communication and organizational skills;
• Can easily build and sustain therapeutic relationships;
• Demonstrates the integral qualities of excellent “customer service” when providing patient care;
• Uses their superior assessment skills and sound clinical judgement with a patient-centred approach;
• Is a natural motivator, leader, and advocate;
• Practices and upholds the values of accountability and “thinking outside the box”.
If you possess the above credentials, skills, and values, we want to hear from you!
What Can I Expect To Do?
You 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.
As a Care Coordinator, you will:
• Triage new referrals;
• In collaboration with the patient, assess their needs to determine eligibility for services (e.g., 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; and,
• Represent the LHIN on multidisciplinary committees and community agency working groups.
Location: This position is located in Hanover, Ontario.
How Do I Qualify?
• 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.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
• 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 throughout the Grey/Bruce region is required.
• Valid driver’s license and access to a reliable vehicle.
• 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.