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Home and Community Care Support Services South West is seeking a Nurse Practitioner!     Opportunity Summary:   The Nurse Practitioner is a self-directed practitioner who provides holistic patient care based on advanced nursing and basic medical management knowledge and skills for a selected patient population. This is a permanent full time Nurse Practitioner position in the Owen Sound location with an initial assignment to work with patients in our Grey and Bruce counties.     What will you do?   As a Nurse Practitioner, you will:   - Provide care for medically complex patients in their own homes. - Provide palliative care for patients in their own homes as they near end of life. - Liaise with patients, families and all health care providers and using clinical assessment, monitoring and management skills to provide the best possible patient care. - Help patients to manage pain and symptoms and avoid unnecessary hospitalization. - Manage acute and episodic episodes of complex disease     What must you have?   Education: - Current certificate of registration with the College of Nurses of Ontario (CNO): Registered Nurse Certificate of Competence with Extended Class. - Completion of a Nurse Practitioner Certificate. - Successful completion of the CNO Adult or Primary Care Nurse Practitioner examinations.   Experience: - Minimum two (2) years of recent nursing experience with individuals who require end of life care. - Demonstrated use of theory and research/evidence based outcomes within own practice. - Clinical research experience – knowledge of basic research designs, measurement techniques and statistical methods.   Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: - Familiarity with Nursing Professional Practice Models. - Knowledge and experience in change theory and adult learning principles. - Knowledge and experience with the long term care system and the principles of patient & family centered care. - Travel throughout the South West region may be required. - Effective interpersonal relationship and group/team skills. - Excellent written and verbal communication skills. - Ability to work and communicate collaboratively in an interdisciplinary team environment, including ability to work with team members of diverse culture who may be providing alternative approaches to care. - Demonstrated leadership for the advancement of clinical practice and achievement of Program goals. - Highly developed critical thinking skills and ability to conceptualize and analyze problems. - Ability to be self-directed and function independently.     What would give you an advantage?   - Proficiency in a second language, particularly French; - Completion of Masters of Science in Nursing (MScN); - An ambassador of workplace culture.     Who we are:   Home and Community Care Support Services South West is one of 14 Home and Community Care Support Services organizations in Ontario with a focused mandate to deliver local health care services such as home and community care and long-term care home placement. These organizations were previously known as Local Health Integration Networks at a time when they also led local health care planning and funding, and those functions are now part of Ontario Health. Learn more at www.healthcareathome.ca/southwest.   Our organization is a recipient of the 2019 Canada’s Healthy Workplace Month Great Employers Award, making it a recognized organization in supporting employee health and safety.      How do I apply?   Please visit www.HealthCareAtHomeJobs.ca to submit your resume and cover letter. Application deadline is Monday 5 December 2022 at 23:59 hours.     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.   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.
Job ID
2022-5624
Company : Name (E&F) Linked
HCCSS South West | SSDMC du Sud-Ouest
Locations
CA-ON-Owen Sound
  Are you looking for a career in health care administration? You’re looking in the right place.     What will you do?   The Patient Care Assistant plays a key role in supporting patients throughout all stages of their healthcare journey. As a Patient Care Assistant, you will triage important information to the Care Coordinator, and offer “real-time” solutions to patients, where appropriate. The Patient Care Assistant frequently interacts with various stakeholders by telephone and other communication methods, whether answering incoming questions or providing health care system navigation.   The Patient Care Assistant provides timely follow up on patient issues, and is responsible for ensuring accurate documentation in our patient databases. To support the Care Coordinator, the Patient Care Assistant also helps with managing a variety of tasks relevant to the Care Coordinator’s specific caseload.   Currently operating in a hybrid “work-from-home” model (i.e., some work to be completed from a HCCSS South West office location and some work may be completed from a home office), 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 must you have?   - Secondary School Diploma or equivalent. - Certificate or Diploma in health care administration is an asset. - Minimum one (1) year of related experience, preferably in health care/medical administration or services. - Working knowledge of Medical Terminology. - Efficient computer literacy in patient health databases and Windows environment. - Proven team collaborator with excellent communication and conflict resolution skills. - Ability to prioritize competing requests and function well under pressure. - Consistently adheres to privacy legislation and confidentiality standards. - Flexible work schedule (i.e., days, evenings, and weekends) to meet organizational needs.   What would give you an advantage?   - Proficiency in a second language, particularly French. - Experience working with people from diverse socioeconomic and cultural backgrounds. - An ambassador of respectful and inclusive workplace culture.   Who we are:   Home and Community Care Support Services South West is one of 14 Home and Community Care Support Services organizations in Ontario with a focused mandate to deliver local health care services such as home and community care and long-term care home placement. These organizations were previously known as Local Health Integration Networks at a time when they also led local health care planning and funding, and those functions are now part of Ontario Health.   Due to the incredible success of its wellness program available to all staff, our organization is a recipient of the 2019 Canada’s Healthy Workplace Month Great Employers Award, making it a recognized organization in supporting employee health and safety.    How do I apply?   Please visit www.HealthCareAtHome.ca to submit your resume and cover letter. Application deadline is 31 December 2022 at 23:59 hours.   Please ensure your cover letter clearly identifies the following: - Office locations at which you are willing and able to work (i.e., Woodstock, St Thomas, London, Stratford, or Owen Sound).   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.   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.
Job ID
2022-5652
Company : Name (E&F) Linked
HCCSS South West | SSDMC du Sud-Ouest
Locations
CA-ON-London | CA-ON-Woodstock | CA-ON-St. Thomas | CA-ON-Stratford | CA-ON-Owen Sound
Home and Community Care Support Services South West is seeking Community Care Coordinators!     What is a Care Coordinator?   Care Coordinators are clinicians who utilize knowledge, skills, and judgement from diverse bodies of research to provide patients with safe, compassionate, and evidence-informed care. They are expert assessors of the multiple components of individual patient health, and knowledgeable health system navigators. Care Coordinators are advocates and leaders, and they balance needs and expectations with available resources to ensure fiscal responsibility.   More broadly, the Care Coordinator facilitates 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.   If you are an experienced Registered Nurse; Physiotherapist; Occupational Therapist; Speech Language Pathologist; Dietitian; or Registered Social Worker looking for a different kind of practice environment, you’re looking in the right place!   What will you do as a Community Care Coordinator?   Working from a home office and traveling a defined region to conduct home visits, 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.   Community Care Coordinators are case management experts who use their knowledge of chronic disease management and progression, as well as the Social Determinants of Health, to plan care that ensures supports are in place to: maintain the patient's level of functioning; support self-management; and delay further decline.   Community Care Coordinators, in particular:  - Take a holistic approach to support patients and families through uncertainty and their health care journey, using knowledge of the impact of disease and associated treatments to discuss care options, coping strategies, and community supports. - Undertake capacity evaluations for admission to long-term care homes. - Evaluate care plans and interventions to determine effectiveness and patient satisfaction at prescribed intervals, when patient condition warrants or by using one’s own experience, assessment and judgment. - Use excellent problem solving and de-escalation skills to mediate issues and care concerns brought forward by patients, caregivers, or service providers. - Research, access, and maintain strong relationships with community support services to link patients with the care and services they require. - Integrate virtual technologies into day-to-day practice to perform visits, when appropriate.   What must you have?  - Membership, in good standing, with the applicable regulatory body in Ontario. - 2+ years of recent experience in community health or a related field. - Demonstrated ability to use chronic disease management principles to empower patients to self-manage their conditions. - Knowledge of: - The compounding effect of multiple chronic diseases/comorbidities and how it impacts patients’ health care needs and their ability to engage in Activities of Daily Living and Instrumental Activities of Daily Living. - The health care delivery system and community resources, particularly the availability and accessibility of community resources and referral processes. - How social determinants and health inequities impact patients’ ability to access resources, with the ability to implement strategies to overcome challenges. - Strong assessment, decision-making, and case management skills. - Excellent interpersonal and communication skills; able to resolve conflicts and disagreements effectively. - Good time management skills, with the ability to work independently and co-operatively in a busy and fast-paced multidisciplinary environment. - A valid driver’s license and access to a reliable vehicle. - Ability to use a computer in a Windows-based environment.   What would give you an advantage?  - Experience working with diverse patient groups (i.e., multicultural, unhoused, palliative, acquired brain injury (ABI), mental health, geriatrics, pediatrics). - Previous case management experience in a health care setting. - Ability to speak French or another second language.   Who we are:   Home and Community Care Support Services South West is one of 14 Home and Community Care Support Services organizations in Ontario with a focused mandate to deliver local health care services such as home and community care and long-term care home placement. These organizations were previously known as Local Health Integration Networks at a time when they also led local health care planning and funding, and those functions are now part of Ontario Health. Learn more at www.healthcareathome.ca/southwest.   Our organization is a recipient of the 2019 Canada’s Healthy Workplace Month Great Employers Award, making it a recognized organization in supporting employee health and safety.    How do I apply?   Please visit www.HealthCareAtHomeJobs.ca to submit your resume and cover letter. Application deadline is 31 December 2022 at 23:59 hours.   Please ensure your cover letter clearly identifies the following: - Types of employment you would consider (i.e., part time, full time, or casual [you are scheduled for work based on your provided availability]). - Locations at which you are willing and able to work (i.e., Woodstock, St Thomas, London, Stratford, Seaforth, Hanover, Owen Sound).   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.   Home and Community Care Support Services values the health and safety of its employees and is committed to the prevention of COVID-19 exposure and transmission of infection to employees, patients, caregivers, volunteers, visitors and residents. As a requirement of Home and Community Care Support Services’Mandatory COVID-19 Vaccination Policy, all employees must be considered fully vaccinated for COVID-19.  
Job ID
2022-5653
Company : Name (E&F) Linked
HCCSS South West | SSDMC du Sud-Ouest
Locations
CA-ON-Woodstock | CA-ON-St. Thomas | CA-ON-London | CA-ON-Stratford | CA-ON-Seaforth | CA-ON-Hanover | CA-ON-Owen Sound
Home and Community Care Support Services South West is seeking Hospital Care Coordinators!     What is a Care Coordinator?   Care Coordinators are clinicians who utilize knowledge, skills, and judgement from diverse bodies of research to provide patients with safe, compassionate, and evidence-informed care. They are expert assessors of the multiple components of individual patient health, and knowledgeable health system navigators. Care Coordinators are advocates and leaders, and they balance needs and expectations with available resources to ensure fiscal responsibility.   More broadly, the Care Coordinator facilitates 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.   If you are an experienced Registered Nurse; Physiotherapist; Occupational Therapist; Speech Language Pathologist; Dietitian; or Registered Social Worker looking for a different kind of practice environment, you’re looking in the right place!   What will you do as a Hospital Care Coordinator?   Working in a local hospital (or multiple hospital sites in a defined region), 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.   Hospital Care Coordinators develop safe, sustainable discharge plans for patients by managing complex comorbidities and social situations across diverse settings to avoid hospital readmission, promote quality of life, and minimize risks during transitions in care.   More specifically, Hospital Care Coordinators:  - Use their clinical knowledge of hospital interventions and disease trajectories to identify patients at risk for complex discharge, perform assessments, and anticipate patient needs to mitigate risks. - Take the initiative to lead the health care team with respect to discharge planning, organize discharge planning meetings, and advocate for patient wishes/best practice. - Establish a helping, therapeutic relationship with patients and their families. - Build and maintain strong relationships with system partners (i.e., hospital staff/leadership/physicians). - 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 in Ontario - 2+ years of recent experience in community health or a related field. - Knowledge of medical interventions initiated in hospital and disease trajectories, and the ability to create care plans according to best practice and patient preference/needs. - Knowledge of the health care delivery system and community resources. - Strong assessment and decision-making skills. - Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, with the ability to resolve conflicts and disagreements effectively. - Good time management skills, with the ability to work independently and co-operatively in a busy and fast-paced multidisciplinary environment. - Good initiative and the ability to be self-directed. - A valid driver’s license and access to a reliable vehicle. - Ability to use a computer in a Windows-based environment.   What would give you an advantage?  - Experience working with diverse patient groups (i.e., multicultural, unhoused, palliative, acquired brain injury (ABI), mental health, geriatrics, pediatrics). - Previous discharge planning experience in an acute care setting. - Ability to speak French or another second language.   Who we are:   Home and Community Care Support Services South West is one of 14 Home and Community Care Support Services organizations in Ontario with a focused mandate to deliver local health care services such as home and community care and long-term care home placement. These organizations were previously known as Local Health Integration Networks at a time when they also led local health care planning and funding, and those functions are now part of Ontario Health. Learn more at www.healthcareathome.ca/southwest.   Our organization is a recipient of the 2019 Canada’s Healthy Workplace Month Great Employers Award, making it a recognized organization in supporting employee health and safety.    How do I apply?   Please visit www.HealthCareAtHomeJobs.ca to submit your resume and cover letter. Application deadline is 31 December 2022 at 23:59 hours.   Please ensure your cover letter clearly identifies the following: - Types of employment you would consider (i.e., part time, full time, or casual [you are scheduled for work based on your provided availability]). - Locations at which you are willing and able to work (i.e., Woodstock, St Thomas, London, Stratford, Seaforth, Hanover, Owen Sound).   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.   Home and Community Care Support Services values the health and safety of its employees and is committed to the prevention of COVID-19 exposure and transmission of infection to employees, patients, caregivers, volunteers, visitors and residents. As a requirement of Home and Community Care Support Services’Mandatory COVID-19 Vaccination Policy, all employees must be considered fully vaccinated for COVID-19.
Job ID
2022-5654
Company : Name (E&F) Linked
HCCSS South West | SSDMC du Sud-Ouest
Locations
CA-ON-Woodstock | CA-ON-St. Thomas | CA-ON-London | CA-ON-Stratford | CA-ON-Seaforth | CA-ON-Hanover | CA-ON-Owen Sound
Home and Community Care Support Services South West is seeking a Permanent Full Time Palliative Nurse Liaison for the Hanover location!     Opportunity Summary:   As a valued member of our Home and Community Care portfolio, the Palliative Nurse Liaison supports: - Effective transitions from acute to home care for complex palliative patients. - Communication and linkage with primary and secondary level care team. - Health promotion, palliative assessment, care provision, and management of pain/symptoms for patients receiving palliative care in the community. - Patients receiving palliative care in the community to maintain dignity and allow patients to die comfortably, with all care needs met in their preferred location.   The Palliative Nurse Liaison provides in-home nursing visits for complex palliative patients within 2-3 (working) days of referral to the Palliative Care Outreach Team. During the initial visit the Nurse completes a head-to-toe palliative assessment; completes a medication reconciliation; addresses any urgent concerns with appropriate members of the care team; and provides any urgent medical intervention as required to improve/maintain the patients comfort. The Nurse is also responsible for ongoing communication/support for patients and their families as well as acting in a liaising role between the patient and the professional care team (including Care Coordinators, Community Nurses, Palliative Care Outreach Team members, family physicians/NPs, and others as required).    What will you do? - Intake assessment (initial) within 2-3 business days of referral – head-to-toe palliative assessment either independently or in collaboration with MD or other members of the professional care team. - Ongoing follow up home visits, phone calls with patients/families and the care team as required. - Urgent response to change in condition/status as communicated by patients/families or other members of the care team. - Work within an assigned geographical area consistent with area covered by MD and provide initial and ongoing support to 30-40 patients at any given time. - Act as palliative expert for patient/family – supporting the existing homecare team and primary care practitioner with appropriate assessment/care provision/interventions as required based on patient condition - Manage immediate patient concerns following the nursing process (Assessment, Planning, Intervention, Evaluation) – communicate concerns, take orders, administer medications, facilitate prescriptions, adjust pain pumps, and other tasks as required. - Support basic and more complex palliative care assessment/interventions to support lack of availability and/or knowledge/skill/judgment of community nursing agency. - Advocate for patient/family driven care with other members of primary care team, and other members of the health care team. - Ability to respond appropriately to rapidly changing patient conditions (over the phone or in person) to prevent hospital admissions or avoidable Emergency Department Visits. - Liaise with MD and care team for updates on patient condition. - Communicate with care team, by appropriate means, any changes to medication/treatment/care provision and any teaching completed with patient/family.   What must you have? - Registered Nurse (RN, BScN) in good standing with their regulatory body. - Advanced Palliative certification required (CAPCE, CNA Palliative certification or equivalent) - Minimum of five (5) years’ relevant experience as a Registered Nurse. - Minimum two (2) years’ relevant experience with the provision of palliative care. - Working knowledge of community resources and roles of health care professionals. - Solid knowledge of health care related legislation and practices. - Knowledge of direct care/care coordination models used in community health care organizations. - Knowledge of HCCSS South West priorities, policies, practices and service standards. - Able to efficiently and clearly communicate with patients’, their families, members of the interdisciplinary care team, 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. - Must have a valid driver’s license and access to a reliable vehicle. - Effective planning, organizing and evaluation skills to manage multiple patients, provide information reports and take corrective action as required. - Ability to use MS Office applications (e.g., Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.). - Demonstrated proficiency with computer navigation and data inputting. - Ability to speak French or another second language.   Who we are:   Home and Community Care Support Services South West is one of 14 Home and Community Care Support Services organizations in Ontario with a focused mandate to deliver local health care services such as home and community care and long-term care home placement. These organizations were previously known as Local Health Integration Networks at a time when they also led local health care planning and funding, and those functions are now part of Ontario Health. Learn more at www.healthcareathome.ca/southwest.   Our organization is a recipient of the 2019 Canada’s Healthy Workplace Month Great Employers Award, making it a recognized organization in supporting employee health and safety.    How do I apply?   Please visit www.HealthCareAtHomeJobs.ca to submit your resume and cover letter. Deadline is December 15, 2022 at 11:59 p.m.   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.   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.
Job ID
2022-5656
Company : Name (E&F) Linked
HCCSS South West | SSDMC du Sud-Ouest
Locations
CA-ON-Hanover | CA-ON-Owen Sound
Home and Community Care Support Services South West is seeking Complex Care Coordinators!     What is a Care Coordinator?   Care Coordinators are clinicians who utilize knowledge, skills, and judgement from diverse bodies of research to provide patients with safe, compassionate, and evidence-informed care. They are expert assessors of the multiple components of individual patient health, and knowledgeable health system navigators. Care Coordinators are advocates and leaders, and they balance needs and expectations with available resources to ensure fiscal responsibility.   More broadly, the Care Coordinator facilitates 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.   If you are an experienced Registered Nurse looking for a different kind of practice environment, you’re looking in the right place!   What will you do as a Complex Care Coordinator?   Whether working in an office as an invaluable resource and subject matter expert, or working from a home office and traveling a defined region to conduct home visits, 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.   Complex Care Coordinators have extensive knowledge regarding the management of palliative care patients in the community across diverse and often complex settings. They act as a patient advocate to affirm life, and offer supports that help patients live as actively as possible until death, with optimal quality of life.   More specifically, Complex Care Coordinators:  - Perform a thorough review of systems with a palliative focus to assess a patient’s current clinical care needs, and communicate findings to appropriate members of the health care team. - Anticipate and predict the needs of the person who has been diagnosed with a life-limiting condition based on known disease trajectories. - Link patients with community service providers to maintain the patient’s safety in their own home while prioritizing the prevention of hospital admission or ED visits, and possibly delaying or avoiding admission to long-term care. - Act as a subject matter expert for colleagues and external partners with respect to palliative care needs of patients in the community. - Assist patients to seek information regarding MAID in the home and community care setting. - Use standardized instruments regularly and appropriately to screen and assess symptoms and needs (i.e., Edmonton System Assessment Scale).   What must you have?  - Membership, in good standing, with the College of Nurses of Ontario. - Minimum 5 years of relevant experience in community health or a related field. - Training/certification specific to palliative care (i.e., Fundamentals, LEAP, CAPCE, etc.). - Knowledge of: - EDITH protocol, Symptom Response Kits and DNR-C paperwork, and PPS Scale. - Common prognosis and trajectories of life-limiting conditions. - Pain and symptom management needs of palliative care patients. - Best practices surrounding palliative care. - Strong assessment and decision-making skills. - Superior interpersonal and communication skills; high Emotional Intelligence is a must. - Effective conflict resolution and problem solving skills. - Good time management skills, with the ability to work independently and co-operatively in a busy and fast-paced multidisciplinary environment. - Good initiative and the ability to be self-directed. - A valid driver’s license and access to a reliable vehicle. - Ability to use a computer in a Windows-based environment.   What would give you an advantage?  - Experience working with diverse patient groups (i.e., multicultural, unhoused, palliative, acquired brain injury (ABI), mental health, geriatrics, pediatrics). - Experience and proficiency with RAI-HC or RAI-PC assessment tools. - Ability to speak French or another second language.   Who we are:   Home and Community Care Support Services South West is one of 14 Home and Community Care Support Services organizations in Ontario with a focused mandate to deliver local health care services such as home and community care and long-term care home placement. These organizations were previously known as Local Health Integration Networks at a time when they also led local health care planning and funding, and those functions are now part of Ontario Health. Learn more at www.healthcareathome.ca/southwest.   Our organization is a recipient of the 2019 Canada’s Healthy Workplace Month Great Employers Award, making it a recognized organization in supporting employee health and safety.    How do I apply?   Please visit www.HealthCareAtHomeJobs.ca to submit your resume and cover letter. Application deadline is 31 December 2022 at 23:59 hours.   Please ensure your cover letter clearly identifies the following: - Types of employment you would consider (i.e., part time, full time, or casual [you are scheduled for work based on your provided availability]). - Locations at which you are willing and able to work (i.e., Woodstock, St Thomas, London, Stratford, Seaforth, Hanover, Owen Sound).   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.   Home and Community Care Support Services values the health and safety of its employees and is committed to the prevention of COVID-19 exposure and transmission of infection to employees, patients, caregivers, volunteers, visitors and residents. As a requirement of Home and Community Care Support Services’Mandatory COVID-19 Vaccination Policy, all employees must be considered fully vaccinated for COVID-19.
Job ID
2022-5657
Company : Name (E&F) Linked
HCCSS South West | SSDMC du Sud-Ouest
Locations
CA-ON-Woodstock | CA-ON-St. Thomas | CA-ON-London | CA-ON-Stratford | CA-ON-Seaforth | CA-ON-Hanover | CA-ON-Owen Sound
Home and Community Care Support Services South West is seeking a Manager of Home and Community Carefor our Complex/Palliative portfolio     Opportunity Summary:   Home and Community Care Support Services South West is seeking an accomplished leader to the role of Manager, Home and Community Care for the St. Thomas region.   As a member of the Home and Community Care Team, the Manager, Home and Community Care is responsible for managing daily operations to ensure that effective and efficient services are provided to patients and their families through the provision of care coordination services and long-term care home placement services. The Manager, Home and Community Care leads the delivery of client driven care services by building and maintaining relationships, with community and hospital stakeholders, contracted service providers, and other health systems partners. This is a permanent full time opportunity currently operating in a hybrid “work-from-home” model (i.e., some work to be completed from a HCCSS South West office location and some work may be completed from a home office).    What will you do? - Lead the delivery of Patient-Driven Care by building and maintaining relationships with community/hospital stakeholders, contracted service providers, and other health system partners. - Ensure the effective delivery of patient care and operational support for a specialty/geographic area. - Supervise the performance of the Care Coordination team and direct nursing team within a specialty/ geographic area, including determining and assigning workload, and coaching and providing guidance on handling care coordination issues. - Analyze information from information systems/databases, service providers, patient reports, staff feedback, and industry trends and practices to formulate recommendations and provide input to planning processes for future programs, policies, and services. - Be the first-level of management in a specialty/geographic area. - Resolve problems and conflicts regarding clinical and interpersonal issues that require consideration of multiple sources of information.     What must you have?   - Regulated Health Professional (RN preferred) with a strong clinical background in palliative care and complex disease. - Membership, in good standing, with the College of Nurses of Ontario if RN - Minimum three (3) years of recent and relevant management experience in a unionized environment. - Knowledge of direct care coordination models used in community health care organizations and a good knowledge of community resources (e.g., services and programs), and roles of health care professionals. - Knowledge of the evolving role of HCCSSs, and the issues and priorities within the health care sector, and how these issues impact patient service delivery. - Effective communication skills to maintain a range of contacts with health professionals within the community and strong collaboration skills to participate on projects and committees with colleagues across the organization or local community agencies. - Ability to deal constructively with a variety of contentious/difficult situations, discuss sensitive information, and influence/persuade others to follow a recommended course of action. - Strong coaching skills to provide instructions and guidance to staff with respect to activities, challenges and questions. - Strong planning and organizing skills. - Strong project and change management skills - Valid Driver’s License and access to a vehicle; regular travel is required throughout the HCCSS SW boundaries and occasional travel outside the South West region. - Comprehensive knowledge of Microsoft Office applications (e.g., Outlook, Word, Excel, etc.).   What would give you an advantage?   - 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 South West is one of 14 Home and Community Care Support Services organizations in Ontario with a focused mandate to deliver local health care services such as home and community care and long-term care home placement. These organizations were previously known as Local Health Integration Networks at a time when they also led local health care planning and funding, and those functions are now part of Ontario Health. Learn more at www.healthcareathome.ca/southwest.   Our organization is a recipient of the 2019 Canada’s Healthy Workplace Month Great Employers Award, making it a recognized organization in supporting employee health and safety.      How do I apply?   Please visit www.HealthCareAtHomeJobs.ca to submit your resume and cover letter. Application deadline is December 15th, 2022 at 11:59 p.m.   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.   Home and Community Care Support Services values the health and safety of its employees and is committed to the prevention of COVID-19 exposure and transmission of infection to employees, patients, caregivers, volunteers, visitors and residents. As a requirement of Home and Community Care Support Services’Mandatory COVID-19 Vaccination Policy, all employees must be considered fully vaccinated for COVID-19.  
Job ID
2022-5659
Company : Name (E&F) Linked
HCCSS South West | SSDMC du Sud-Ouest
Locations
CA-ON-London | CA-ON-St. Thomas | CA-ON-Owen Sound | CA-ON-Stratford | CA-ON-Woodstock | CA-ON-Seaforth | CA-ON-Hanover