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Care Team Coordinator, Weekend Respite Day Program 

Category Healthcare Professional Opportunities  
Req Number HEA-20-00002  
Department Respite 

Work type Temporary Part-time 

Grade None Specified 

FTE 0.1 

Posting Close Date 01/24/2020 

Description

Key Responsibilities

  • Coordinate a team of support staff and volunteers providing one to one assistance to children/youth with special needs. This assistance will include personal care (toileting, feeding etc.) hand over hand, communication, mobility and behaviour management.
  • Liaise with families prior to and throughout the duration of the program to ensure the needs of the children/youth are met.
  • Support new applicant screening applications/meetings
  • Match support workers and volunteers to participants according to needs.
  • Work effectively in a team environment to provide a safe stimulating experience for all participants.
  • Collaborate with program staff and volunteers
  • Create daily lunch schedule for children/youth and support staff to ensure that the needs of the participants are met.
  • Support workers to plan care and resolve any challenges that may arise.
  • Provide nursing support (medications, feeds, wound care, etc) to participants on an as needed basis during program time.

Qualifications

RPN qualifications:

  • Registered Practical Nurse Diploma
  • Current BCLS certificate-Basic Rescuer (C) certificate
  • Previous job-related experience, preferably in a pediatric or rehabilitation setting
  • Demonstrated clinical skills in caring for children with complex orthopedic and/or respiratory needs
  • Experience in behaviour management preferred
  • Demonstrated ability to collaborate effectively in a team environment
  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrated ability to manage a diverse workload while setting priorities and meeting deadlines
  • Demonstrated computer skills, Meditech experience preferred

Plus:

  • Experience working with children and youth with diverse special needs
  • Able to lead and advise a team of 1:1 staff working directly with participants
  • Sensitivity to the needs of program participants and their families
  • Excellent organizational and documentation skills
  • Excellent communication and time management skills.
  • Ability to work as a member of a larger team.
  • Adaptability, flexibility and problem solving skills required.
 
About the Organization Join a world of possibility! Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital creates a world of possibility by supporting children and youth living with disability, medical complexity, illness and injury. Holland Bloorview is a top 40 Canadian research hospital that is fully affiliated with the University of Toronto and serves over 7,500 families annually. Providing both inpatient and outpatient services, Holland Bloorview is renowned for its expertise in partnering with clients and families to provide exceptional care and is the only organization to ever achieve 100 per cent in two successive quality surveys by Accreditation Canada.

Holland Bloorview has won numerous awards including Greater Toronto's Top Employers, Canada's Top Employers for Young People and Canada's Most Admired Corporate Cultures. We offer an inspiring, innovative, and collaborative work environment with competitive compensation and benefit packages and programs that support ongoing learning and professional growth.

Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital is a fully affiliated teaching hospital of the University of Toronto and is committed to fostering a climate of equity and diversity and welcomes and respects the diversity of our clients, families, staff, trainees, volunteers, trustees and partners. As part of our commitment to fair and equitable recruitment and selection practices, we encourage applications from racialized persons, women, Indigenous/Aboriginal People of North America, persons with disabilities, LGBTQ persons, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas within our community.

Interested applicants are invited to submit their application by pressing the "Apply" button near the top of this page. Should you require accommodation during any stage in the recruitment process, please contact Human Resources at humanresources@hollandbloorview.ca or 416-425-6220.  

This position is currently not accepting applications.

To search for an open position, please go to http://hollandbloorview.appone.com



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