Acute Discharge Planner – NADMIN 15/24

  • Full Time
  • Anywhere

Job Summary:
The Hospital Discharge Planner is responsible for assessing the psychosocial needs of the patient and family to develop, communicate, and implement an effective and comprehensive plan for psychosocial interventions and complex discharges.

• Regulated health care professional as an RN/RPN in good standing with the College of Nurses of Ontario OR Social Worker in good standing with the OCSWSSW or able to be registered OR other allied health professional with relevel skill set inclusive of Community and Health Services Navigation College Certificate or Medical Office Administration Diploma.
• Demonstrated knowledge and practical experience in working with community organizations and resources.
• Demonstrated knowledge and practical experience in working with an Interdisciplinary team.
• Demonstrated knowledge and practical experience with patient flow including the inpatient unit and emergency department.
• Excellent interpersonal and leadership skills.
• Excellent communication skills both written and verbal.
• Ability to work well independently.
• Knowledge and sensitivity to First Nations language and culture an asset.
• Experience working in a case management model of care an asset.
• Ability to speak Ojibway/Oji-Cree/Cree an asset

Job Duties:
• Under the Discharge Team Lead, assist to facilitate patient discharge within the organization.
• Patient repatriation coordination from other facilities.
• Work to facilitate care planning and discharges within the hospital setting.
• Works cooperatively and collaboratively with the Rehabilitation Team to provide services that are individualized and tailored to address the client and family needs and preferences through referral and collaborative strategies.
• Deliver case management services to patients in a hospital setting.
• Deliver case management services to resident of the William A. George Extended Care Unit.
• Work with families and community agencies to navigate and improve transition between services for all patients.
• Develop supportive programming to meet the needs of the patients and families serviced. (Palliative Care, Cognitive supports).
• Facilitate professional development for providers in the areas of social support, quality of life and end of life care.
• Perform post discharge follow up communication to evaluate services provided
• Must adhere to organizational policies and procedures concerning cleaning, hand hygiene and the use of Personal Protective Equipment in support of Infection Control measures and attend training when necessary.

Salary: Salary and Benefits in accordance with qualifications and experience
Closing Date:  When Filled

Competition No.    NADMIN 15/24
Please quote this Competition No. on your application

Closing Date:When filled.
Submit Application To:

Human Resources Recruitment
Box 909, Sioux Lookout, On P8T 1B4
(807) 737-3030, Email:, Fax: (807) 737-6263

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Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted, we thank all others for their interest. An acceptable criminal reference check and immunization records will be required from the successful candidate. Upon request, accommodations due to a disability are available throughout the selection process. SLMHC is an equal opportunity employer and a scent-free facility.