Initial Assignment: Grand River Hospital (K-W or Freeport site), 7-hour shifts as
Reporting to the Manager of Client Services, the incumbent will be responsible for:
- conducting eligibility and service needs assessments for clients referred to LHIN for in home or placement services;
- developing, initiating and co-ordinating individualized care plans for eligible clients, and providing ongoing resource management and discharge planning as appropriate;
- conducting alternate planning for non-eligible clients, and providing program interpretation/education to hospital and community agency staff, long term care facilities, physicians, clients and families;
- performing other duties as assigned.
Knowledge and application of case management principles and practices acquired through membership in good standing, with the appropriate college, as a Registered Nurse, Occupational Therapist, Physiotherapist or Speech Language Pathologist, or membership in good standing with the College of Social Work, with a degree at the Master's level. Proven skills in the areas of case management, assessment, communication, interviewing, problem solving, interpersonal and leadership within a team based setting is required. Minimum of one year of community care coordination and/or hospital care coordination experience is preferred. The ability to work independently in a highly organized manner is required. This position also requires proficiency in the use of a personal computer in a windows networked environment, using Word and database software. The ability to travel throughout Waterloo Region and Wellington County is required. Fluency in French language preferred.
This position may be required to provide relief at other LHIN locations or teams as needed and may be part of the on call rotation as per the provisions of the ONA collective agreement.
WWLHIN strives to create a respectful, accessible and inclusive work environment. Upon individual request, hiring processes will be modified to remove barriers to accommodate those with disabilities. Should any applicant require accommodation through the application, interview or selection processes, please contact Human Resources at HR.WW@lhins.on.ca for assistance.
If you are interested in this position, please submit a cover letter, along with a detailed resume, outlining how your skills, qualifications and experience meet the position requirements, quoting posting #17/0/52 before 4:30 p.m. on August 30, 2017 to Human Resources (e-mail: HR.WW@lhins.on.ca). We thank all applicants in advance; however, we will be communicating only with those selected for an interview.
THE WATERLOO WELLINGTON LHIN IS COMMITTED TO THE PRINCIPLES OF EMPLOYMENT EQUITY.