Bachelor’s degree in a clinical discipline
Registration with appropriate regulatory college or eligibility for same
Must be able to achieve 80% in the Functional Independent Measure (FIM) certification exam within the probationary period and on recertification exams if applying to work on any of the following rehabilitation units: 3EA (Musculoskeletal Rehabilitation), 3EB (Amputee Rehabilitation), 3EC (Neurological Rehabilitation), 2EB (TB Rehabilitation) and 2WF (Respiratory Rehabilitation).
Member of relevant professional association/network preferred
Minimum of 4 years clinical professional background
Demonstrated clinical assessment skills including the ability to assess clients from pre-admission to post discharge
Knowledge of external agencies and resources
Demonstrated ability to partner and work effectively with all levels of staff, the interprofessional team, physicians, patients, families and external agencies
Demonstrated ability to deal with complex mental health and behavioral issues
Ability to maintain effectiveness in varying environments and with different tasks, responsibilities and people
Demonstrated knowledge of and ability to provide patient centred care. Demonstrated organizational, problem solving, interpersonal, coaching, negotiation and facilitation skills
Strong organizational skills to work independently in an unstructured, demanding environment
Demonstrated reliable work habits
Ability to work a flexible schedule
Strong Windows based computer skills e.g. Microsoft Office Suite
Fluency in a language other than English an asset preferred
Experience in the clinical setting for which the individual has been hired preferred
Surgical experience, knowledge of community services/resources, accidents benefits and insurance claims
WSIB claims process
MVA accident benefit claims experience
Coordinating family meetings, familiar with LHIN services
Knowledge of speciality dressings i.e. VAC and ostomy care
Knowledge of orthopaedics
Must be able to work collaboratively with the interdisciplinary team on a busy service
Evidence of satisfactory attendance record
An employee’s disciplinary record will be reviewed as part of the assessment of qualifications
Ability to work in a manner that exemplifies the centre’s core values and helps patients get their life back
Should be aware of conditions and measures that may affect the safety of patients, residents, students, employees, volunteers, physicians and visitors
Assess clients for appropriate admission to service and liaise with physicians and team.
Manage wait-list and occupancy rates for the service
Liaise with referring agencies and provide ongoing support/education during the pre-admission phase.
Co-ordinate the care of clients from pre-admission to post-discharge while meeting length of stay and occupancy rate targets.
Serve as the coordinating contact between patients, family, team members and referring agencies.
Refer and coordinate consultant / discipline involvement as needed.
Support collection of clinical utilization data in collaboration with Service Manager.
Complete clinical workload
Provide resource clinical leadership for the interprofessional team.
Provide leadership in program evaluation, program development and research as appropriate.
Participate in internal and external committees.
Partner with Service Manager to ensure clinical service goals are addressed.
Ensure that clinical care issues / concerns are addressed in a timely and effective manner.
Ensure that care is patient-focused with an emphasis on culturally appropriate care.
Perform other duties as assigned.
Ensure timely and accurate completion of clinical documentation such as NRS.
At West Park Healthcare Centre, we are committed to fostering an inclusive and accessible environment, an important part of living our brand. We are dedicated to building a workforce that reflects the diversity of the community. Our accessible employment practices are in compliance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, and the Ontario Human Rights Code. Should you require accommodation during any phase of the recruitment process, please indicate this in your cover letter. For further assistance please contact the Human Resources Department at (416) 243-3600 extension 4633.