Community Care Access Centre
Are you an experienced registered nurse, physiotherapist, occupational therapist, speech language pathologist, or certified social worker (MSW) looking for a different kind of practice environment? You’re looking in the right place.
As a valued member of our Home and Community Care team, you will facilitate the journey through Ontario’s health care system by assessing referred patients, determining their health care needs and eligibility, and ensuring they receive the services and care they need, where and when they need them.
Whether you are working in our office, in a local hospital or in the community, you will have the opportunity to impact lives in your community, enjoy a balanced lifestyle, and be part of a great team that makes care happen.
What will you do?
- In collaboration with patients and their families, assess care needs, determine eligibility for services, and develop individual care and service plans
- Link patients with service providers
- Coordinate and monitor care plan delivery
- Establish a helping relationship with patients and their families
- Balance patient needs and choices with available resources, ensuring patients’ values and preferences are respected
What must you have?
- Membership, in good standing, with the applicable regulatory body:
- College of Nurses of Ontario
- College of Physiotherapists of Ontario
- College of Occupational Therapists of Ontario
- College of Audiologists and Speech Language Pathologists of Ontario
- Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers
- BScN or diploma in Nursing, if applicable
- 2+ years of recent experience in community health or a related field
- Knowledge of the health care delivery system and community resources
- Excellent interpersonal, communication, assessment and decision-making skills
- Effective time management skills, with the ability to work independently and co-operatively in a busy multidisciplinary environment
- A valid driver’s licence and access to a reliable vehicle
- Ability to use a computer in a Windows environment
What would give you the edge?
- Experience working with diverse patient groups, e.g., multicultural, homeless, palliative, acquired brain injury (ABI), mental health, geriatrics, pediatrics
- Ability to speak French or another second language
Who we are
Home and Community Care Support Services play a key role in Ontario’s health care system. Working in partnership with patients, families, providers and community organizations, H&CCSS ensures people have access to the health care they need — at home and in the community.
Through a dedicated team of 400+ employees, H&CCSS Waterloo Wellington provides care to almost 39,000 patients each year, including more than 5,800 children. Our work ranges from providing information and referral services, to supporting transitions between hospital, adult day programs, long-term care, and respite or convalescent care.
All applications will be reviewed; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
We are committed to a culture that values diversity and inclusion.
We welcome and encourage applications from people with disabilities, and are committed to providing accommodation as part of our hiring process. If you have special requirements, please advise Human Resources during the recruitment process.