Care Coordinator

Posted Date 2 weeks ago(8/4/2022 8:33 AM)
Job ID
2022-5410
Job Location
CA-ON-Mississauga | CA-ON-Mississauga
# Positions
3
Job Type
Temporary (Full-Time)
Job Industry
Government and Public Sector, Healthcare and Medical Services
Company
Home and Community Care Support Services Mississauga Halton
Career Level
Experienced
Years of Experience
2

Job Description

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.

 

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.

 

We are currently recruiting for the following positions for our Access Care Team (ACT).  For all roles, shifts will be 1 pm to 9 pm and will include working Saturday and Sunday every other weekend.  These positions are hybrid, rotating between working on-site at our Mississauga office and working from home. Candidates must be available to start on September 12th to attend a 5 to 6 week orientation session scheduled Monday to Friday 8:30 am to 4:30 pm:

  • permanent full-time - 10 shifts in a two-week period
  • permanent part-time 0.6 full-time equivalent - 6 shifts in a two-week pay period
  • temporary full-time - 10 shifts in a two-week period; 1-year contract

 

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?

  • Registration as a health or social work professional, including registered nurse, physiotherapist, occupational therapist, speech language pathologist, or social worker
  • 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?

  • A university degree preferred (or an equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered)
  • 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

 

Home and Community Care Support Services play a key role in Ontario’s health care system. Working in partnership with patients, families, providers and community organizations, we ensure people have access to the health care they need — at home and in the community.

 

This is a momentous time for health care in Ontario as we move towards a better connected system that creates more seamless care for patients. Home and Community Care Support Services Mississuaga Halton is pivotal in this process. Entrusted with planning, funding, integrating and delivering health care across our region, we are finding better ways to provide high-quality services to the 1.2 million people that call our region home.

 

All applications will be reviewed; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

 

Home and Community Care Support Services has implemented a mandatory vaccination policy across the province that requires all staff to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Applicants being considered for employment will be required to provide proof of vaccination documentation confidentially to Human Resources upon hire. Any medical or human rights exemption requests will be reviewed and validated prior to an offer of employment.

 

Home and Community Care Support Services Mississauga Halton 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, Indigenous peoples, 2SLGBTQ+ 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 requirements known when contacted.

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