Regular Full Time
Home and Community Care - Palliative
Initial Location Sheppard
Reporting to the Manager, Home and Community Care, Palliative, the Palliative Care Coordinator in collaboration with the patient, caregiver and/or family, plans, implements and evaluates the delivery of services(s) and reassesses them in a fiscally responsible manner through face to face assessments. In partnership with the community, the Care Coordinator promotes awareness of the services of Home and Community Care Support Services Central 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.
Scheduled hours and days require flexibility in order to meet the needs of the Central Home and Community Care Support Services Central and its patients. These may include occasional evenings, weekends and statutory holidays. Initial area and/or schedule may change in order to facilitate the needs of the Central Home and Community Care Support Services Central in accordance with the ONA Collective Agreement.
As per the 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 Home and Community Care Support Services Central experience.
•Knowledge or experience in oncology/palliative care is a definite asset.
•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 in French is an asset.
•Excellent team player who is capable of working both independently and interdependently.
•Must be able to practice in a culturally sensitive manner.
•Ability to operate within patients’ homes.
•Ability to wear protective masks as required.
•A reliable vehicle is required for this position as is the requirement to be a responsible driver.
•Accurate and efficient keyboarding skills and ability to use a mouse.
•Regular attendance at work is required.
Home and Community Care Support Services Central 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.