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Care Coordinator

Blind River
Healthcare
POSTED: 2 months ago
Employer:
Home and Community Care Support Services North East
ES Job ID:
4580
Closing Date:
March 04, 2024
Duration:
Full Time
Job Requirements:
- Professional Designations
Job Description:
CARE AND BE CARED FOR - THIS IS YOUR HOME
Are you an experienced registered nurse, physiotherapist, occupational therapist or social worker seeking a rewarding career that cares for others, in a professional practice that cares for you? You're looking in the right place.

As a Care Coordinator, you will assess and determine patient care needs and eligibility, provide access and referrals to community services, and engage with patients, caregivers and other health care practitioners.
Whether you work in our office, in the community, or a health care facility - you will play a lead role in providing connected, accessible, patient-centred care - and be supported by our collaborative team that includes over 8,000 regulated health care and other professionals.

As a valued team member, your mission will be to help our patients be healthier at home, while you benefit from our supports for professional growth, personal wellness and work-life balance.

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 do we offer?
We know wellness is supported with work-life balance. In an inclusive culture committed to support your passion for continuous learning, growth and innovation, we offer:
- Attractive comprehensive compensation packages and benefits?
- Valuable development opportunities?
- Membership in a world-class defined benefit pension plan?

Required Skills:
What must you have?
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
- Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers
- Recent experience in community health or a related field
- Knowledge of the health care delivery system and community resources
- Excellent interpersonal, communication, assessment, problem-solving, and decision-making skills
- Effective time management, prioritization and organizational skills, with the ability to work independently and co-operatively in a busy multidisciplinary environment
- Established ability to accurately complete required documentation, reports and forms
- A valid driver's licence and access to a reliable vehicle
- Proficient in a Windows environment

What would give you the edge?
- Experience working with diverse patient groups, e.g., multicultural, homeless, palliative, acquired brain injury (ABI), mental health, geriatrics, pediatrics
- Case management experience or recent related community experience
- Ability to speak French or another second language
Requirements:
We have a mandatory COVID-19 vaccination policy. As a condition of employment, all employees are required to submit proof of COVID-19 vaccination status prior to start date.
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How to Apply:
Interested persons are invited to submit a cover letter and resume by March 4, 2024, at 4:30 p.m. by visiting and applying through the organization website at: North East Careers | Home and Community Care Support Services (healthcareathome.ca)

What you should know
- Job Posting: 014-24
- Bargaining Agent: ONA
- Location: Blind River
- Effective Date: Immediately
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