1 Permanent Full Time Health Care Facilitator – Regional Support Associates (Woodstock, Ontario)

Woodstock Hospital

Position Information:

Why choose Woodstock Hospital?

•Affordable On Site Parking, Electric Car Charging Stations
•HOOPP Pension Plan & Comprehensive Full Time Benefits
•Competitive Salaries, Tuition Assistance
•Monthly Wellness Initiatives, Staff Massage Chairs
•Job Sharing Opportunities, Internal 50/50 for Staff
•Corporate Discount Program, Staff Recognition Programs
•On Site Pharmacy

Regional Support Associates, in association with Woodstock Hospital, offers inter-disciplinary clinical and specialized services informed by our expertise within Behavioural Consultation, Case Management, Psychology, Psychiatry, Primary Health Care, Speech and Language Pathology, Occupational Therapy, Social Work and trauma informed care for people with intellectual disabilities across the Southwest Region of Ontario.

Supporting the implementation of the Ministry of Children, Community and Social Services (MCCSS) Community Networks of Specialized Care Health Care Facilitation. The Health Care Facilitator (HCF) will provide intensive evidenced based person-centered coordination of supports including the development of plans and linkages to services for persons (18yrs and older), with an developmental/intellectual disability, with complex multisystem needs deemed eligible for Developmental Services by the Developmental Services of Ontario (DSO) application process.

Primary responsibilities will include:
-Coordinating supports and services within and across sectors including Ontario’s healthcare system for people with complex multisystem needs.
-Focusing on the person, offering direct services to assist with a person’s goals as a way for capacity building and bridging within and between service systems.
-Acting as a resource to service agencies, the DSO and local planning tables.

The successful candidate will possess:
-Knowledge in the field of social and health sciences as would normally be acquired through the completion of a degree or diploma from an accredited School of Nursing.
-Registered or eligible for registration with the College of Nurses of Ontario.
-Preferred minimum of 3-5 years’ experience in the Children’s or Adult Developmental Services Sector, Mental Health of Health services sector.
-Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills are mandatory, as is demonstrated ability to deal congenially with a variety of people effectively and efficiently with minimal supervision.
-Excellent problem-solving skills.
-This position requires an individual with demonstrated case management and leadership abilities in the community.
-Ability to independently plan & prepare presentations and proposals.
-Strong understanding of and commitment to a service coordination model.
-Existing knowledge of and ability to access community resources.
-Knowledgeable in a variety of computer software applications and automated record keeping.
-Satisfactory vulnerable person’s sector criminal background check.
-Understanding and practical application of MCCSS guidelines and standards.
-Comfort working in a fast-paced, multi-tasking environment with expectations of program deadlines and service targets.
-The ability to succeed both independently and collaboratively with internal and external professionals as required in multi-sectoral settings.
-A valid Driver’s License, with a minimum G2 standing, and access to a reliable automobile for extensive travel throughout Southwestern Ontario.
-Bilingualism (English/French) is an asset.
-A willingness to learn more about this rewarding, exciting and unique field.
-Commitment to Patient Care & Safety and Service Excellence.
-Satisfactory vulnerable person’s sector criminal background check.
-Must have and provide proof of full COVID-19 immunization (2 or more doses)

Located in the heart of Oxford County and serving more than 110,000 people, Woodstock Hospital is committed to promoting compassionate and respectful patient care. Join the team at our new state-of-the-art 178 bed hospital.

We are a smoke-free and fragrance-free facility. Woodstock Hospital is also dedicated to sustaining a supportive environment and providing employment equity by meeting the accessibility needs of people with disabilities.

Woodstock Hospital and its employees are committed to participating and complying with the by-laws and guidelines of the standards developed under the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 (AODA).