Community Care Coordinator (NW19-34)
North West Local Health Integration Network (LHIN)
Kenora, ON

POSITION SUMMARY:

Under the direction of the Home and Community Care Manager, the Community Care Coordinator assesses client needs and determines eligibility for services according to government and local program guidelines. For those who are eligible, establishes and implements a multi-disciplinary plan of care and coordinates the services with community, hospitals, institutions, schools and the District on an ongoing basis. The Community Care Coordinator assists clients in accessing placement services and medical supplies and plans for alternate care when clients are not eligible for services.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Baccalaureate Degree in a Health Related discipline (e.g. Nursing, Occupational Therapy, Physiotherapy, Social Work, Speech-language Pathology)
  • Minimum of three (3) years’ experience in community health or a related field
  • Excellent knowledge of community resources and roles of health professionals; excellent assessment, decision-making and priority setting skills; ability to demonstrate effective working relationships
  • Case Management experience or recent related community experience a preferred asset
  • Experience with computers in a Windows environment (e.g. Microsoft Office and database programs)
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks within tight timelines
  • Demonstrates a commitment to personal and client safety
  • Excellent problem-solving and critical thinking skills
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent attendance is essential
  • Bilingual in French an asset.

ALSO REQUIRED:

  • Proof of registration in applicable regulatory College.
  • Proof of valid driver’s license.
  • Personal transportation.

Closing Date: August 16 at 4.30 pm EST

Competition Number: NW19-34

Vacancy: One Temporary Full Time (1.0 FTE) - December 31, 2019

The LHIN is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all suitable qualified persons. We thank all candidates for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Individuals with a disability requiring accommodation during the application and/or the interview process should advise the recruitment contact so arrangements can be made.

For more information on the North West LHIN and for full details on this position, please visit our website at www.northwestlhin.on.ca.

Job Types: Full-time, Temporary, Contract

Experience:

  • community health or a related field: 3 years (Preferred)

Education:

  • Bachelor's Degree (Preferred)

Location:

  • Kenora, ON (Preferred)

Licence:

  • driver’s license (Preferred)
  • * Proof of registration in applicable regulatory College (Required)

Language:

  • English (Required)
  • French (Preferred)