Care Coordinator - Haldimand-Norfolk branch, "Part Time B"

Local Health Integration Network - Simcoe, ON (30+ days ago)

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Position Summary:
HNHB LHIN Care Coordinators work directly with our patients to develop and implement a coordinated service plan that reflects the patient’s assessed needs and goals for service. Working in both community and hospital settings, our Care Coordinators are responsible for assessing, planning, coordinating, implementing and reviewing patients’ care needs and services provided by the LHIN following Ministry of Health legislation and HNHB LHIN policies and procedures. Care Coordinators also determine capability and assess for placement into long term care facilities and counsel patients and family regarding the placement process.

Next Projected Hiring Date: September 14, 2020 with 4-6 weeks' Full Time paid orientation to start (required).

Core Duties - Responsibilities:
PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

Assess patients to determine care needs and eligibility for LHIN services
Establish goals in collaboration with the patient to ensure goals reflect the patient’s desired outcomes, within the resource parameters of the LHIN.
Facilitate the process of placement into long term care facilities
Reassess for ongoing eligibility and continuing needs for service; discharge services when appropriate
Provide patients with information about legislation, LHIN, patient rights and responsibilities, and services available.
Assist patients to access alternative community resources by providing appropriate information and referral.

Qualifications:
A University Degree. An equivalent of education and experience may be considered. Registered Nurses with a Diploma in Nursing shall receive equal consideration.
Practitioner in one of the following health disciplines: nursing, physiotherapy, occupational therapy, medical social work, dietetics, or speech-language pathology
Maintain membership in a Regulated Health Professional College
Minimum two years recent experience in community health or a related field
Experience in acute care setting an asset

Skills & Abilities:
Assessment skills
Problem-solving, negotiation and decision making skills
Interpersonal communication skills (written and verbal)
Multi-tasking skills
Ability to work independently as well as in a team setting
Collaboration with Internal and External stakeholders
Organization, goal setting, planning, coordination and evaluation skills
Computer experience and keyboarding skills on a lap top and desk top computers
Flexibility during transition

Other:
Valid driver’s license & access to a motor vehicle
A satisfactory Criminal Record Check with Vulnerable Sector Search will be required for employment

As Part Time B Care Coordinator, you will be scheduled as and when required; there is no guarantee of hours.

HOURS OF WORK:
Available shifts are as follows: Monday - Friday, 8:30am -4:30pm, 9:00am - 5:00pm, 10:00am – 6:00pm; Hospitals and extended hours teams include 1:00pm – 9:00pm shifts during the week and all shifts on Saturdays/Sundays.

AVAILABILITY REQUIREMENTS:
In order to maintain your employment status as a Part Time B Care Coordinator, you must provide the following availability:

(a) 44 (forty-four) weeks of the year including the month of December and either the month July or August.

(b) Available 1 (one) weekend and 1 (one) weekend day (Saturday or Sunday or paid holiday) per calendar month.

(c) Available six (6)- seven (7) hour shifts, four (4) - ten (10) hour shifts, or five (5) shifts in combination per bi-weekly period including the weekends and extended hour commitments, and of which at least one (1) shift will be a Friday. Shifts must be applicable to the employees’ home branch.

(d) Available for at least five (5) paid holidays in each fiscal pay year, including either Christmas Day or New Year’s Day. Christmas Day and New Year’s Day availability will be rotated on a yearly basis.

(e) No more than fifty percent (50%) of PT B employees in a branch may make themselves unavailable in any one month. If there is a conflict in the nonavailability indicated by employees, the conflict will be resolved on the basis of applying the following:

1. Alternating July and August each year and on a rotational basis for other months

2. Seniority where (a) does not resolve the conflict.

(f) If a PT B employee is unavailable for a period of one week or more, the employee must submit information to the Employer within the time frame of the vacation request process as outlined in Article 16- Vacation.

All other availability must be submitted on the first (1st) day of the month for the following month. For July and August, Availability Templates must be submitted by May 1st. After the schedule has been posted, the PT B employee will have no obligations to availability except as scheduled.