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Case Manager

Hamilton Health Sciences

This is a Contract position in Hamilton, ON posted August 3, 2022.

Case Manager
Job Number: 98885
Job: Other
Primary Location: Ontario-Hamilton
This position will be located at: St. Peter’s Hospital
Organization: Senior’s, ED & Comm Med
Status: Regular Full-time
Hours per week: 37.5
Number of Openings: 1
Union Code: Non Union Employees

Hourly

Post Date: Aug 4, 2022, 4:00:00 AM

Close Date (Period for Applying) – External

: Aug 11, 2022, 3:59:00 AM

Unit Summary

The Center for Healthy Aging is a specialized Geriatric service located at the St Peter’s Hospital Site of HHS. Services provided include geriatric assessment, geriatric psychiatry, falls prevention, memory and movement disorders clinics, community outreach (for patients with complex medical or psychiatric illness who cannot attend clinic appointments) and therapy services consisting of physiotherapy, occupational therapy, speech language therapy, social work, nutrition and seating consultation. All services provide case management to patients who require this service.

Position Summary

Case Managers provide in Clinic consultations and Outreach service in conjunction with Geriatric Psychiatrists and Geriatricians. Case Managers also provide services to patients who enter the system for therapy service provided by a health professional other than a physician. Case Managers work with patients, their families and primary care providers to assess and manage complex medical and psychiatric problems. Outreach visits occur both in patients’ homes and in Long-Term Care Facilities.

Schedule Work Hours

Monday to Friday; Days

Qualifications

1. Regulated Health Care professional with current registration in good standing.
2. Minimum 5 years of relevant clinical experience.
3. Minimum 1 year of demonstrated case management experience.
4. Knowledge of Case Manager Theories and Models of Practice.
5. Demonstrated skill in consultation, assessment, treatment, risk identification and management, counselling and service planning for the elderly.
6. Demonstrated understanding of the normal aging process; and its impact on functional, cognitive and behavioral ability.
7. Demonstrated knowledge of community systems and access to local programs for the elderly.
8. Demonstrated knowledge of the impact of illness on clients and their family systems, including the impact on social, ethical, cultural, spiritual and economic factors relevant to the patient population.
9. Demonstrated knowledge and experience in providing education to healthcare providers, community partners, clients, family and caregivers.
10. Demonstrated ability to develop, conduct and evaluate innovative programs.
11. Demonstrated excellence in interpersonal skills, collaboration among team members, patient support systems, physicians and community agencies.
12. Demonstrated enthusiasm for working with an elderly patient population.
13. Memberships in gerontological organizations or associations are considered an asset.
14. Demonstrated ability to establish workload priorities and possess organizational skills required to work in a complex and ever-changing healthcare environment.
15. Demonstrate computer skills including the ability to effectively use a computerized patient care information system.
16. A valid Driver’s License and access to a vehicle is required.

As a condition of employment, you are required to submit proof of full COVID-19 vaccination to Employee Health Services.

Hamilton Health Sciences fosters a culture of patient and staff safety, whereby all employees are guided by our Mission, Vision, Values, and Values Based Code of Conduct. Hamilton Health Sciences is a teaching hospital and all staff and physicians are expected to support students and other learners.

To be considered for this opportunity applicants must apply during the posting period. All internal and external applicants may ONLY apply via the Careers website.

Hamilton Health Sciences is an equal opportunity employer and we will accommodate any needs under the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedom, Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act and the Ontario Human Rights Code. Hiring processes will be modified to remove barriers to accommodate those with disabilities, if requested. Should any applicant require accommodation through the application processes, please contact HR Operations at 905-521-2100, Ext. 46947 for assistance. If the applicant requires a specific accommodation because of a disability during an interview, the applicant will need to advise the hiring manager when scheduling the interview and the appropriate accommodations can be made.

This competition is open to all qualified applicants, however, qualified internal applicants will be considered first. Past performance will be considered as part of the selection process. If you are a previous employee of Hamilton Health Sciences, please note: the circumstances around an employee’s exit will be considered prior to an offer of employment

Proficiency in both Official Languages, French and English, is considered an asset

If this position is temporary, selection for this position will be as per the outlined Collective Agreements:

Article 30 (k), CUPE Collective Agreement

Article 10.7 (d), ONA Collective Agreement

Article 13.01 (b) (ii), OPSEU 273 Collective Agreement

Article 14.04, OPSEU 209 Collective Agreement

Article 2.07 and Article 13, PIPSC RT Collective Agreement