Stroke Services Coordinator - South Simcoe / York Region


Location / Lieu: South Simcoe and York Region

Position / Poste: Coordinator, Stroke Services  - (35 hours per week or 1.0  FTE)

Duties / Fonctions: 
  • Implementation and management of a comprehensive volunteer leadership and resource development program designed to engage volunteers in leadership and service delivery roles.
  • Strong liaison with health care teams across the region to strategically implement and grow our existing Peers Fostering Hope Hospital Visitation program
  • Facilitating  community based programs designed to assist with transitioning from hospital/rehabilitation to home and community re-integration
  • Collaborating with local hospitals and the regional CorHealth Networks to develop and implement hospital visitation programs and other initiatives designed to support the implementation of Canadian Stroke Best Practice Recommendations
  • Develop collaborations and partnerships to carry out our After Stroke Strategy for stroke survivors and caregivers
  • Developing and implementing a strategy to support remote peer support and caregiver groups and chapters to fulfill the 7 steps to stroke recovery – exercise and mobility; social interaction and recreation; communication and language; thinking, memory and perception; support; system navigation and healthy  lifestyle
  • Planning, implementing and evaluating volunteer leadership development activities 
  • Develop and manage rural community navigation program and community referral for stroke survivors throughout regional communities
Qualifications / Compétences requises:
  • Post-secondary degree in a related area or equivalent experience – Social Services, Mental Health, Social work  
  • Minimum four years professional experience 
  • Demonstrated ability to work with community agencies, stakeholders and the public.
  • Caring and compassionate by nature
  • Demonstrated knowledge in working with individuals living with a chronic health condition
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication, presentation, public speaking and diplomacy skills.
  • Demonstrated organization skills and the ability to effectively multi-task and triage.
  • Understanding and respect for diversity and those with disabilities.
  • Proficiency in report writing and data collection.
  • Demonstrated tech savviness in supporting stroke survivors remotely using internet, social media, telephone
  • Proficiency in Windows based software (Word, Excel and PowerPoint).
  • Driver’s license and access to a reliable vehicle required.
Applications accepted until / Candidatures acceptées jusqu’au: January 25, 2019

Send application and resume to / Adressez votre demande d’emploi et curriculum vitae à:

Name: Devon Evershed
Position: Manager, Stroke Services, Ontario
Address (#, street/rue, suite, city/ville, province, postal code):
10 Overlea Blvd, Toronto, ON M4H 1A4
Fax: 416-425-1920

As part of its commitment to Employment Equity, March of Dimes Canada encourages applications from qualified members of the four designated groups: women, aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities, and visible minorities. In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA), March of Dimes Canada will provide accommodations to job applicants with disabilities throughout the recruitment process. If you require any accommodations, please notify us and we will work with you to meet your needs.

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