Care Coordinator - Hospital

  • Home & Community Care Support Services HNHB
  • Apr 08, 2021
Full time

Job Description

Reporting to the Manager of Patient Care, Care Coordinators are responsible for assessing, planning, coordinating, implementing and reviewing patient's care needs and services provided by the LHIN following Ministry of Health legislation and HNHB LHIN policies and procedures. Care Coordinators are also responsible for providing information and/or referring patients to alternative community resources.

Positions available at the time of posting:

  • Temporary Full Time Hospital Care Coordinator - rotational schedule covering every other weekend
  • Temporary Full Time Hospital Care Coordinator - Monday - Friday, 12-8pm
  • Temporary Full Time Hospital Care Coordinator - Monday - Friday, 8:30am - 4:30pm
  • Part Time B Care Coordinator - Relief Availability Requirements

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EDUCATION:

  • 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

EXPERIENCE:

  • Minimum two years' recent experience in community health or a related field
  • Knowledge of community resources
  • Experience in acute care setting an asset 

SKILLS & ABILITIES

  • Assessment skills
  • Problem-solving and decision making skills
  • Interpersonal communication skills (written and verbal)
  • Negotiation skills
  • Multi-tasking skills
  • Accessing community resources
  • Team Building
  • 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
  • Driving to and from patient visits specific to community teams
  • A satisfactory Criminal Record Check with Vulnerable Sector Search will be required for employment.
  • A facility in other languages is an asset.

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Job Category

Coordinator, Nurse, Physiotherapist, Registered Nurse, Social Worker

City

Hamilton, ON