Job Posting 84918

Coordinator, After Stroke
March of Dimes Canada
Work From Home - Southern Ontario
Hamilton, Niagara
closed 8 days ago (Sat, 25 Jun)
full time
Location/Lieu: Region of Hamilton, Niagara (Home Based with Travel)
Position/Poste: Coordinator, After Stroke
  • Assist stroke survivors, caregivers and family to understand and identify their recovery needs and support them to prioritize and set SMART goals and develop personalized stroke recovery plans.
  • Provide consistent system and community navigation services to stroke survivors, caregivers and family, acting as an information resource and support system.
  • Develops relationships and collaborates with regional healthcare sites and staff who discharge stroke survivors, in order to build direct non-clinical referral pathways.
  • Conducts ongoing comprehensive environmental scans to identify resources and gaps for stroke survivors and their caregivers in the community and keeps this information up to date.
  • Provide practical support, and referrals to partner organizations that will help the stroke survivor, caregiver or family member achieve their goals.
  • Organize, manage, and facilitate After Stroke programs and services (either in-person or virtual), including working collaboratively with the Coordinator, Volunteer Services to support seamless transition for clients from hospital to home.
  • Utilizes the Customer Relationship Management (CRM) system to capture and analyse client data, including; client profile, needs assessment, goals, achievements and intervention involvement.
  • Manage program resources effectively to meet program goals and objectives in a changing environment. 
  • Contribute, monitor and report on annual objectives and strategic plans.
  • Work collaboratively with other professionals and organizations involved in the care of the stroke survivor, caregivers and family to ensure the best possible support is provided at all stages of their recovery.
  • Under the direction of management, implement and monitor evaluation standards for the After Stroke program to demonstrate impact.
  • Work with other programs of MODC to promote and support the work of the After Stroke program.
  • Realize and facilitate local fundraising and awareness opportunities.
  • Identify and complete grant proposal applications that align with the After Stroke Strategic direction.
  • Stay up to date with new developments and trends in knowledge, treatment and services related to stroke.
  • Promote a positive, safe work environment
Qualifications/Compétences requises:
  • Post-secondary degree or diploma in health promotion, social work, education, recreation, community development or related are.
  • 3-5 years related health and education experience
  • Experience working with people directly affected by stroke (stroke survivors, caregivers and family)
  • Experience working with the disability community, knowledge of disability issues and/or lived experience of disability will be considered strong assets
  • Experience providing person centred support
  • Experience working with health and social care professionals in a variety of settings
  • Experience with group facilitation
  • Ability to demonstrate empathy whilst remaining objective and professional
  • Demonstrates professional, customer-focused behaviour
  • Ability to advocate for stroke survivors, their families and caregivers with a range of health and social care support organizations
  • Ability to communicate effectively and build professional relationships with internal and external stakeholders, including health professionals and academic administration
  • Works effectively with, and demonstrates respect for others
  • Self-motivated to achieve results
  • Ability to communicate positively and effectively both in verbal and written form
  • Ability to multi-task, keep current on department activities, and adapt to a changing environment
  • Demonstrates willingness and ability to apply new methods and techniques
  • Ability to effectively problem-solve, make recommendations and take appropriate action
  • Good organizational and planning skills; effective team player
  • Computer literate in Microsoft Office and Internet
  • Driver’s license essential
  • Reliable transportation and ability to travel within Southwest Ontario
  • French as asset
Applications accepted until/Candidatures acceptées jusqu’au (mm/dd/yy) June 25, 2022
Send application and resume to/Adressez votre demande d’emploi et curriculum vitae à:
Name: Barbara Moore
Position: Regional Manager, Central Canada, Western Region

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