COLLABORATIVE CARE COORDINATOR

Job ID:

1367

Location:

Toronto, ON 

Category:

Health Care

Job Views:

693

Postal / Zip Code:

M6M 2J5

Employment Type:

Full time

Posted Date:

12.09.2020

Closing Date:

Job Description:

West Park Healthcare Centre helps patients get their lives back by providing inpatient, outpatient and outreach services in specialized rehabilitative and complex care after a life-altering illness or injury such as lung disease, amputation, stroke, and traumatic musculoskeletal injuries.  By 2023, West Park’s 27-acre site will be transformed into an integrated campus of care, including a new hospital building and additional community supports such as assisted living for persons with disabilities and seniors.  This transformation enables the Centre to evolve its rehabilitative programs and strengthen links to community-based services to meet the future healthcare needs of our local community and the province.

Qualifications:
  • Healthcare Professional with demonstrated clinical assessment skills
  • Bachelor’s degree in a Health Discipline
  • Nursing, Respiratory Therapy, Occupational Therapy, or Physical Therapy preferred
  • Registration with appropriate regulatory college  (e.g. CNO, CRTO, COTO, CPO)
  • Member of relevant professional association/network preferred
  • Minimum of 4 years clinical experience caring for patients with COPD
  • 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
  • Experience in the clinical setting for which the individual has been hired preferred
  • 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
 
Accountabilities:
  • Assess patients referred from acute care and/or the community for appropriate admission to West Park  and/or link with appropriate services in the community as part of the COPD Pathway
  • Facilitate rapid access to services, pulling patients from acute care via early assessment and adherence to evidence-based criteria
  • Work closely with the patient (and family) on goal-setting
  • Provide intensive case management for a caseload of up to 40 patients for a defined period (approximately 6 months)
  • Act as the point of contact/liaison between members of the collaborative care team
  • Coordinate, monitor, and facilitate patient’s plan of care; emphasizing early engagement of primary care and  involving community partners, as appropriate
  • Organize systematic case reviews with the collaborative care team
  • Provide education to patient/family; coordinate development of self-management plan
  • Assist patients in navigating the healthcare system
  • Ensure delivery of evidence-based (best practice) patient management
  • Ensure baseline and follow-up outcomes are conducted; outcomes are based on evidence, and are team-based
  • Ensure collection of system-based metrics (i.e. volumes, wait time, health care utilization)
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
 
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.
 
If you’re committed to making a difference, have a passion for helping others, and are looking for a place to contribute and grow, then we would like to talk to you. As a West Park Healthcare Centre team member, you’ll discover the rewards of a caring community of staff, physicians, volunteers, patients and their families – a community that has inspired people to choose West Park for more than 100 years
 
TO APPLY:                       
Please submit a cover letter and resume, preferably via online application, to
https://phf.tbe.taleo.net/phf04/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=WESTPARKHEALTHCARE&cws=1&rid=2097
 or by fax to: 416-243-3422
 
We thank all applicants in advance and will contact only those selected for interviews
 
To learn more about West Park’s services, our organization and our role in the community, please visit us at: www.westpark.org
Company Info
West Park Healthcare Centre 82 Buttonwood Avenue
Toronto, ON, Canada

Phone: 416-243-3600
Web Site: www.westpark.org

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