19-R416 - Regional Palliative Care Clin Co-Lead
St Joseph's Care Group
Thunder Bay, ON
Bargaining Unit: NON-UNION
Status: Part Time TEMPORARY 0.2 FTE
Department: EOL Care Network
Site: St. Joseph's Hospital
Location: Thunder Bay, ON
Shifts: Days

Reporting to the Regional Palliative Care Program Coordinator, the Multidisciplinary Clinical Co-Lead is responsible for actively engaging with health care professionals from across the region to implement the North West LHIN (NWLHIN) Regional Palliative Care Program (RPCP) work plan priorities/quality initiatives.

Key responsibilities of the position include collaborating with local partners to improve hospice palliative care across all patient populations, illness trajectories, and healthcare settings; actively engaging healthcare professionals from across the Northwest Region and building health service provider skills to increase primary level hospice palliative care at the local level through partnerships with Health Link Physician Leads, local providers and other Regional Leads - including Primary Care Lead(s) and Aboriginal Lead; facilitating knowledge transfer of provincial hospice palliative care initiatives and strategies to stakeholders throughout the region and acting as a voice of the North West region at provincial tables; and participating in provincial and regional committees.

Qualifications:
  • Registered health professional
  • Demonstrated experience in excellent provision of palliative care services and as a recognized leader in palliative care
  • Knowledge of clinical, administrative and system issues with respect to palliative care
  • Demonstrated knowledge of community resources and community needs
  • Experience developing, implementing and sustaining network/partnerships
  • Ability to communicate effectively and concisely, both orally and in writing
  • Ability to deliver presentations to a variety of audiences
  • Proven ability to establish and maintain co-operative and collaborative relations with private and public officials, superiors, co-workers and other stakeholders
  • Strong project/time management, analytical/critical thinking
  • Ability to work independently, utilizing discretion and sound judgment
  • Proficiency with office computer equipment and software, including Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and data base applications
  • Experience working with indigenous populations is an asset
  • Will be required to travel to various work locations throughout the region, providing own reliable transportation
  • Demonstrated regular attendance at work and adherence to SJCG Principles of Conduct
St. Joseph's Care Group is committed to providing high quality client-centred care by building a respectful and inclusive workforce that reflects the diverse population it serves. Individuals who speak a second language including French, Finnish, Italian, Ojibway, Cree, Oji-Cree, etc. are encouraged to apply.

Upon request, accommodations due to a disability are available throughout the selection process.We thank you for your interest; however, only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.