Manager, Integrated Transitions
Hamilton Health Sciences Foundation
Ontario-Hamilton
9d ago

With joint accountability to the HHS Director of Community & Population Health Services and the HNHB LHIN Director of Patient Flow, the Integrated Manager of Transitions (2 positions) will provide operational leadership in the effective transition / discharge of patients from the Juravinski Hospital (JH) to the community.

The HHS / HNHB LHIN Integrated Manager of Transitions will directly lead identified JH / HHS staff whose function focuses on discharge planning and HNHB LHIN staff assigned to JH.

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 HHS / HNHB LHIN Integrated Manager of Transitions will work collaboratively with : i) JH / HHS Clinical Managers responsible for the Emergency Department, In-

patient units and their teams including Physicians ii) HNHB LHIN Home & Community Care Managers and their teams iii) Primary Care and iv) Community partners 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, and a reduction in the number of people waiting in hospital beds for the right level of care.

Schedule Work HoursMonday-Friday Days

Qualifications

  • Regulated Health Care Professional in good standing with health professional regulatory body in Ontario
  • University degree in a health-related field, Master's level preparation an asset
  • Minimum 5 years management experience working within a unionized healthcare environment
  • Demonstrated recent knowledge of HHS / acute care, HNHB LHIN Home & Community Care priorities, policies, practices and service standards
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and collaboratively with an interdisciplinary team, patients, families, primary care, community services required
  • Demonstrated leadership skills, including problem solving, critical thinking, conflict resolution and negotiation required
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication, organization and decision-making skills required
  • Demonstrated expertise in quality improvement and change management methodology required
  • Recent experience leading interprofessional team(s) through change at a system level
  • 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
  • Fluency in English (verbal and written)
  • Computer literacy and basic proficiency requiredHamilton Health 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 the Human Resources 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

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