Status : Temporary Part-time (approx. 18 months)- must provide availability of up to a .3 FTE (10-18 hours per week)
Hours : Monday to Friday Days
Halton Healthcare is a state-of-the-art facility that takes great pride in providing quality, compassionate healthcare services to our rapidly growing communities.
As a progressive and vibrant healthcare organization, we are committed to being an innovative centre of excellence in community hospital care in the Halton Region.
We take healthcare to a new level to meet the urgent needs of our community's growing and aging population. We are a distinctive centre of healthcare excellence that offers first-
rate care in an innovative environment that supports the physical, mental, emotional and spiritual needs of the community.
Position Overview :
Through early identification of potential discharge needs, and in collaboration with interdisciplinary team members and appropriate community resources, the Discharge Planner develops discharge plans in order to meet the patient’s post-
acute care needs and facilitate timely discharge.
The successful candidate will provide discharge planning support to the inpatient acute and sub-acute units. Using critical thinking and working with the interdisciplinary team, the Discharge Planner collaboratively formulates, facilitates and coordinates discharge plans focused on the needs and goals of the patient and their family system.
The Discharge planner understands the Flow and Capacity challenges of a hospital system and works to achieve that the patients are in the right place, at the right time, receiving the right care.
This is what you’ll be doing :
coordination of family meetings; coordination of legal / financial capacity or SDM issues including potential PGT involvement.
This is what you’ll need to do it :
Halton Healthcare endeavors to hire individuals who are competent in their chosen profession and who exemplify our mission, vision and values of accountability, respect and compassion which guide our individual behaviours and attitudes.
Date Posted : May 15, 2017
Internal applications due by : May 22, 2017
If you are passionate about what you do, motivated by a job well done, and as committed to excellence, quality and patient satisfaction as we are, we'd like to hear from you.
Please submit your application via our website at www.haltonhealthcare.com directly to this posting and include a current copy of your resume.
We thank all those who apply but only those individuals selected for further consideration will be contacted.
In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act and the Ontario Human Rights Code, Halton Healthcare will provide accommodations throughout the recruitment and selection process.
If you require an accommodation, we will work with you to meet your accommodation needs to ensure your equal participation.
All personal information is collected under the authority of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.
Halton Healthcare is a smoke free facility in and around all three sites. Smoking is not permitted on hospital properties.
We thank everyone who works at or visits our hospitals for respecting this healthy initiative. We are also 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.