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Full Time Integrated Manager, Transitions of Care (SJHH & HNHB LHIN)

Full Time Integrated Manager, Transitions of Care (SJHH & HNHB LHIN)

Competition Number 
X.18/19.18-E
Branch 
Hamilton
Site 
HAMILTON - St. Joseph's Hospital
Position Group 
Non Union
Type 
Permanent
Closing Date 
6/25/2018
Length of Term 
N/A
Hours of Work 
Monday - Friday, 8:30am - 4:30pm
Wage 
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Position Summary

St. Joseph’s Healthcare Hamilton (SJHH) and the Hamilton Niagara Haldimand Brant (HNHB) Local Health Integration Network (LHIN) are committed to patient centered transitions comprised of a coordinated, interprofessional approach from the time of presentation and/or admission through to discharge to the community. SJHH and the HNHB LHIN have a joint responsibility to the community to optimize the appropriate use of hospital resources ensuring beds and services are available for patients requiring hospital care. Establishing a SJHH & HNHB LHIN interprofessional team to carry out early discharge planning processes optimizes patient centered care and facilitates a timely and seamless transition from hospital to the community.

 

Congruent with the mission, vision and values of both organizations the SJHH & HNHB LHIN, the Integrated Manager of Transitions of Care is committed to providing outstanding care - Every person, every day and will embrace the following values:  respect, integrity, caring, innovation, accountability, transparency, collaboration, real conversation.

 

Position Summary

 

With joint accountability to the SJHH Clinical Director, Community Partnerships & Corporate Alternate Level of Care and the HNHB LHIN Director, Patient Care, the Integrated Manager of Transitions of Care will provide operational leadership in the effective transition/discharge of patients from SJHH (inpatient and Emergency Department) to the community.

 

The SJHH/HNHB LHIN Integrated Manager of Transitions of Care will directly lead identified SJHH staff whose function focuses on discharge/transition planning and HNHB LHIN staff assigned to SJHH. She/he will be the link connecting the two organizations to embed the philosophy of Home First in all relevant processes supporting seamless and timely transitions between hospital and community.

 

The SJHH/HNHB LHIN Integrated Manager of Transitions of Care will work collaboratively with: SJHH Clinical Managers responsible for the Emergency Department, inpatient units and their teams including Physicians; HNHB LHIN Home & Community Care Managers and their teams, Primary Care, Community partners and relevant Professional Practice Leads to achieve outcomes such as: a reduction in the length of time people are spending in the emergency department/hospital, the prevention of avoidable re-admissions to hospital, a reduction in the number of people waiting in hospital beds for the right level of care, and to ensure patients who require a discharge plan have and can identify a single point of contact to support their discharge.

Qualifications

  • Regulated Healthcare Professional in good standing with health professional regulatory body in Ontario
  • University degree in a health-related field, Master's level preparation
  • Minimum 5 years' management experience working within both a unionized and non-unionized healthcare environment
  • Demonstrated recent knowledge of SJHH (emergency department and inpatient care), HNHB LHIN Home & Community Care priorities, policies, practices and service standards
  • Recent experience leading interprofessional team(s) through change at a system level

 

 

Skills & Abilities

  • Excellent interpersonal, communication, organization and decision-making skills required
  • Expert knowledge and understanding of legislation governing health care delivery
  • Knowledge of direct care/case management models used in community health care
  • Demonstrated knowledge of local health and community services
  • Working knowledge of financial and statistical reporting
  • Excellent time management and stress management skills required
  • Demonstrated expertise in quality improvement and change management methodology required
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and collaboratively with an interprofessional team, patients, families, primary care, community services required
  • Demonstrated leadership skills, including problem solving, critical thinking, conflict resolution and negotiation required
  • Fluency in English (verbal and written)
  • Computer literacy and basic proficiency required

Other

  • Driver's licence and access to/use of personal vehicle for travel throughout HNHB LHIN area
  • Criminal Record Check with Vulnerable Sector Search will be required for employment