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Halton Healthcare Services Discharge Planner TPT SW & PF OTMH NEW Temporary in Oakville, ON

Halton Healthcare Services

Branch Oakville ON CA

Position:
Discharge Planner TPT SW & PF OTMH NEW
Location:
Oakville, ON

HHS is a scent-free environment for all employees and visitors to accommodate individuals’ health concerns arising from exposure to scented products….

Halton Healthcare Services Posting #: 2015-755372

Non Union

Position: Discharge Planner

Department: Social Work & Patient Flow

Status: Temporary Part-time – must provide avialability up to 0.4 FTE (approximately one year)

Hours: 7.5 hour day shifts – Alternating Friday, Saturday, Sunday one week with Friday only the alternate week. (Hours are subject to change based on operational needs)

Site: Oakville

Responsibilities:

As part of the Discharge Planning Team you will develop and co-ordinate comprehensive continuing care/discharge plans for frail elderly patients on an acute inpatient medical unit.This involves assessment of care needs, referral to community resources, and application to specialty facilities and programs.

Qualifications:

Halton Healthcare Services is seeking individuals who are competent in their chosen profession; patient/customer focused; effective communicators; team players; caring and respectful and are fiscally responsible.

Date Posted: May 22, 2015

Application Deadline for HHS Employees: May 29, 2015

Please submit your resume online via the HHS website directly to this posting and include a current copy of your resume.

Halton Healthcare is committed to providing accommodations [for people with disabilities]. If you require an accommodation, we will work with you to meet your needs.

Halton Healthcare is a smoke free facility in and around all three sites. Smoking is not permitted on HHS hospital properties. We thank everyone who works at or visits our hospitals for respecting this healthy initiative.

HHS is a scent-free environment for all employees and visitors to accommodate individuals’ health concerns arising from exposure to scented products. We ask for everyone’s cooperation in our efforts to accommodate health concerns.

  • BScN or BSW or MSW required
  • Current registration and member in good standing with College of Nurses or College of Social Service Workers or Social Workers required
  • 2-5 year clinical experience in an acute care hospital setting
  • Current knowledge of community resources and initiative to proactively search for new resources
  • Experience in Discharge planning an asset
  • Experience with legislation that governs Public Hospitals (Public Hospitals Act, Substitute Decisions Act, Consent to Treatment Act, etc.)
  • Extensive knowledge how to effectively serve an increasingly aging and diverse population with complex medical, functional, cognitive and psychosocial needs
  • Comprehensive knowledge of the impact of social determinants of health on discharge planning, hospital LOS, Patient Flow and hospital system capacity
  • Expert communication, collaboration, organizational and problem solving skills
  • Ability to work independently as well as with an interdisciplinary team
  • Demonstrated ability to set priorities
  • Skilled working with a broad range of client groups and their significant supports
  • Demonstrated ability to set priorities
  • Skilled working with a broad range of client groups and their significant supports
  • Satisfactory employment and attendance record

or proceed with Standard Application Form.

Employment Type: Temporary
Location: Oakville, ON, CA
Posted on: 2015-05-24
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