Continuing Care Coordinator
Reporting to the District Manager Hospice, Palliative and Continuing Care ( Home Care), the Continuing Care Coordinator (CCC)is responsible for the intake, assessment, identification of unmet needs, care/service planning and implementation, ongoing case management, evaluation and appropriate discharge planning of clients referred for services under the Continuing Care Program. The CCC works in community, hospital and long term care settings in partnership with health care professionals, designated service providers, acute and long term care facilities, government departments and other community agencies and resources.
The CCC ensures that the principles and practices that guide AVH such as the mission, vision, values, expected behaviours, the leadership philosophy, organizational health, population health, ethics, safety, quality, partnerships and interprofessional collaboration are integrated within the services they provide and through the messages they deliver.
- Bachelor’s degree in nursing, social work, occupational therapy, physiotherapy, or nutritional studies, or equivalent combination of education and experience
- Eligible for registration with the applicable professional association in Nova Scotia for nursing, social work (off the candidate register), occupational therapy, physiotherapy, or nutritionist/dietitian
- Minimum 5 years clinical experience in one of the following health disciplines: Nursing, Social Work, OT, PT and Nutritional Studies
- Current First Aid and CPR
- Computer proficiency – Microsoft Office suite
- Knowledge of the health system
- Knowledge of population health principles
- Demonstrated assessment skills
- Demonstrated accountability
- Demonstrated judgment and decision making skills
- Strong client focus and ability to build solid client relationships
- Demonstrated commitment to customer service
- Demonstrated communication and conflict resolution skills
- Demonstrated collaboration and teamwork skills
- Commitment to continuous improvement and innovation
- Demonstrated leadership abilities
- Demonstrated planning, organization and time management skills
- Commitment to promoting a culture that supports safety, ethical practices and organizational health
- Demonstrated good attendance in current and past employment
- Exemplary work history as demonstrated in current and past employment
- Physical capabilities to perform the duties of the position
- Travel is required
PREFERRED (considered an asset):
- Ability to communicate in both French & English
- AVH Geriatric Education Series (A.G.E.S)
TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT AS PER CURRENT NSGEU COLLECTIVE AGREEMENT AND AVH POLICIES, PROCEDURES AND PRACTICES.
Position to commence as soon as a suitable candidate is selected.
Offers of employment contingent upon successful applicant providing a satisfactory Criminal Records Check as well as a Child Abuse Registry Check.
AVDHA has a smoke free and scent reduced environment policy.
We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted