|Referral Coordinator, Ottawa Referrals|
Referral Coordinator, Ottawa Referrals
Company : Nunavut Government
Salary : $66,390–$75,358 a year
Location : Nunavut
This employment opportunity is restricted to Nunavut Inuit who reside in Iqaluit only.
Reporting to the Nurse Manager Clinics, the Referral Coordinator, Ottawa Referrals (Coordinator) is a member of the client care team that coordinates all aspects of the medical referral processes within the Qikiqtaaluk Region and Ottawa. This position is responsible for coordination and monitoring of client referral services in a timely manner.
The Coordinator is responsible for coordinating client referral services in collaboration with other members of the Case Management Team, including but not limited to Nurse Case Mangers, Administrative Assistant, Ottawa Health Services Network Inc. (OSHNI), Referral Clinicians, Medical Travel Programs and clients/families as appropriate. The Coordinator’s decisions and recommendations affect the way the services are provided; not only the provisions of services, but the cost of the services being provided as well. Other duties of the position include maintaining continual communication with Referral Coordinators at OSHNI to ensure accurate client scheduling and rescheduling, care instructions, etc.; as well as acting as a single point of contact for clients providing all appointment, escort, and travel information.
The incumbent should have the ability to plan and prioritize in a fast-paced work environment and the ability to make independent decisions and judgements in keeping with the level of the position. You must also be sensitive to the geographical and cultural needs of the people and understand how community and culture impacts on the delivery of health care.
The knowledge, skills, and abilities required for this job are usually obtained through a High School Diploma along with one (1) year of office experience. Medical Clerk Interpreter training or experience working in a referral-based clinical setting are considered as assets. This is a Highly Sensitive Position and a satisfactory Criminal Record Check, along with a clear Vulnerable Sector Check is required.
The Official Languages of Nunavut are Inuktut, English and French. Applicants may submit their resume in any of the official languages of Nunavut. The ability to speak, read and write in Inuktitut is required for the position. The ability to communicate in French is an asset. Knowledge of Inuit communities, culture, land, Inuit Qaujimajatuqangit, Inuktut and experience working in a northern cross-cultural environment are also considered assets.
Acceptable combinations of education and experience may be considered for this position. We encourage you to apply if you have equivalent years of education and/or experience equal to the education and experience requirements listed above.
An eligibility list may be created to fill future vacancies.
If you are interested in applying for this job, please email your cover letter and resume to [email protected]. Please include the REFERENCE # in the subject line of your email.
- The Government of Nunavut is committed to creating a representative workforce, therefore priority will be given to Nunavut Inuit who self-identify as being enrolled under the Nunavut Agreement in accordance with the Priority Hiring Policy.
- Government of Nunavut employees serving a probationary period must obtain and provide written authorization from the deputy head of their employing department. The authorization from the deputy head must accompany your application for your application to be considered.
- Possession of a criminal record may not disqualify candidates from being considered. An assessment of the criminal record will be measured against the scope and duties of the position. This is only a requirement for positions that require a satisfactory criminal record or vulnerable sector check.
- Applicants may submit their resume in any of the Official Languages of Nunavut.
- Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.
- The onus is on candidates in receipt of foreign post-secondary education credentials to have their foreign credentials assessed through a recognized Canadian education institution. Failure to do so may result in the rejection of their application.