JOB POSTING #898605
Position: Telemedicine IMPACT Plus (TIP) Facilitator
Site: Toronto Western Hospital
Salary Range: $36.38 to $45.47 per hour
Hours: 37.50 Hours/Week 8-4pm
Status: Temporary Full-Time (12 months)
Telemedicine IMPACT Plus (TIP) Facilitator University Health Network Toronto, ON University Health Network (UHN) is looking for an experienced professional to fill the key role of Telemedicine IMPACT Plus (TIP) Facilitator in our Primary Care Department. Transforming lives and communities through excellence in care, discovery and learning. The University Health Network, where “above all else the needs of patients come first”, encompasses Toronto Western Hospital, Toronto General Hospital, Princess Margaret Cancer Centre, Toronto Rehabilitation Institute and the Michener Institute of Education at UHN. The breadth of research, the complexity of the cases treated, and the magnitude of its educational enterprise has made UHN a national and international resource for patient care, research and education. With a long tradition of groundbreaking firsts and a purpose of “Transforming lives and communities through excellence in care, discovery and learning”, the University Health Network (UHN), Canada’s largest research teaching hospital, brings together over 16,000 employees, more than 1,200 physicians, 8,000+ students, and many volunteers. UHN is a caring, creative place where amazing people are amazing the world.
A world leader in neural and sensory science, Toronto Western Hospital has a strong community and population health program, providing innovative programs for and information to seniors, diabetes patients, and many multicultural groups. Toronto Western Hospital has been serving the health care needs of its culturally diverse local community for more than 100 years. Today, the hospital provides highly specialized tertiary care to people from surrounding areas and across Canada. Find out about our purpose, values and principles here.
The Facilitator, IMPACT PLUS uses in-depth clinical knowledge, educator skills, research and clinical expertise to ensure patients, with complex co-morbid conditions, receive services/ coordinated care in partnership with primary care practitioners in each designated Health Link, with the ultimate goal of preventing avoidable emergency department (ED) visits and hospitalizations. The Facilitator works collaboratively with patients and their caregivers, primary care providers, inter-professional (IP) teams and specifically with Home and Community Care coordinators to ensure that care plans are documented, shared, implemented and monitored.
Assists in the identification of patients who meet the criteria to participate in the Telemedicine IMPACT Plus program and performs client intake and assessment responsibilities
Coordinates case conferences, using OTN technology, assists with case presentation, facilitates integrated care planning with patients, their families and Primary Care Providers and determines who will be stewarding the care plan in collaboration with providers
Participates in the orientation, training and education process in this model of care
Supports program development and evaluation and sharing of research and knowledge
Performs cross-functional and/or other duties consistent with the job classification, as assigned or requested;
Working in compliance of the Occupational Health & Safety Act and its regulations, reporting hazards, deficiencies and contravention’s of the Act, in a timely manner
Licensed member of a Regulated Health Profession in good standing with the regulatory body in Ontario
Solid knowledge of health care related legislation and practices and collaborative patient service delivery
Ability to think strategically to provide the best health care services for eligible patients and alternatives for those ineligible
Experience in geriatrics/primary care/community health is an asset
Demonstrated in-depth expertise regarding care of vulnerable clients, including those with complex co-morbidities and chronic mental health challenges
Sound knowledge of and skill with adult education techniques Highly developed information technology and computer skills
Experience with telemedicine use an asset
Case Management Certificate is an asset
Valid Ontario Driver’s License
Vaccines (COVID-19 and others) are a requirement of the job unless you have an exemption on a medical ground pursuant to the Ontario Human Rights Code.
JOB POSTED: May 12, 2022 CLOSING DATE: Until Filled
For current UHN employees, only those who have successfully completed their probationary period, have a good employee record along with satisfactory attendance in accordance with UHN's attendance management program, and possess all the required experience and qualifications should apply.
University Health Network thanks all applicants, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. UHN is a respectful, caring, and inclusive workplace. We are committed to championing accessibility, diversity and equal opportunity and welcomes all applicants including but not limited to: all religions and ethnicities, LGBTQ2s+, BIPOC, persons with disabilities and all others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas. Requests for accommodation can be made at any stage of the recruitment process providing the applicant has met the Bona-fide requirements for the open position. Applicants need to make their requirements known when contacted.