An opportunity exists for a relief full time Case Coordinator in an Acquired Brain Injury healthcare setting in Penticton, B.C. This relief is until May 31, 2023 or return of the incumbent.
Who are we looking for?
We require a candidate who has strong case management and care planning skills, knowledge of comorbidity as it relates to mental health issues, a systems thinking approach to practice, and an interest in Acquired Brain Injury. Teamwork skills will be an asset.
What will you work on?
This position, in consultation with the client, family, and interdisciplinary team members, provides:
1. Case coordination to initiate and develop a plan of care, client and family counsel on issues that have impact on their care, referrals to other community resources as appropriate, and evaluation of care plans.
2. Individualized assessments and treatments for clients with complex neurological, traumatic and rehabilitative conditions into a practical continuum of care.
3. Coordination and linkage between acute care and community services such as the Brain Injury Association, ICBC, private practitioners and rehabilitation programs, to facilitate effective discharge planning for clients with Acquired Brain Injury (ABI) and other complex neurological/rehabilitation conditions.
4. Support as required to the ABI steering committee and/or ABI leadership group.
Majority of this position will be traveling within the community to clients’ home; therefore, a valid driver’s license and access to a personal vehicle is essential. Days of work are Monday to Friday, shift times are from 08:30 to 16:30 hours.
How will you create an impact?
Accepting a position with Interior Health is only the first step in your career with us. We recognize that career planning, support and growth opportunities are important considerations when choosing an employer. Our hope is that once you join our team, you will find Room to Grow in whatever path you seek.
Reasons to Apply at Interior Health... What we can do for you
We offer an exceptional employer-paid benefits package, recognition of previous experience in determining starting salary, and generous vacation entitlement after your first year of employment.
We offer a work environment conducive to growth and development of strong clinical skills. The opportunity to have a balanced lifestyle that allows you to maintain the quality of life you desire.
Education, Training and Experience:
• Bachelor’s Degree in a Health or Behavioral Science related field from a recognized university with additional educational preparation in acquired brain injuries or equivalent combination of education training and experience in the area of brain injury
• A minimum of three (3) years Clinical experience in community-based and institutionally based brain injury rehabilitation programs or equivalent experience working with specialized populations in the community.
• Experience working with differing populations such as families in crisis or after trauma.
• Community based experience working with adults with ABI
• Current practicing membership in appropriate licensing body
• Valid drivers license
** Social Work degree or Masters in Social Work preferred.
This posting is covered by the Provincial Health Officer’s mandatory COVID-19 vaccination orders and selected applicant(s) must comply.
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