Are you an experienced registered nurse (BScN), 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.
The Central LHIN has an immediate vacancy for a Temporary Full-Time Care Coordinator at North York General Hospital for approximately 12 months.
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?
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?
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
Local Health Integration Networks (LHINs) play a key role in Ontario’s health care system. Working in partnership with patients, families, providers and community organizations, LHINs ensure people have access to the health care they need — at home and in the community.
The Central LHIN is responsible for planning, funding and integrating health services as well as delivering home and community care services for over 1.8 million people living in northern Toronto, parts of Etobicoke, York Region and South Simcoe County. This includes over $2 billion in funding to more than 90 health service providers such as hospitals, long-term care homes, community health centres, mental health and addiction service providers, and community support services.
All applications will be reviewed; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
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.