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Transition Coordinator




Quality, Patient Safety and Risk Management

Position Type:

Temporary, Full-Time, Day, 75 hrs/pay period, 1.0 FTE

Salary Scale:

$40.461 to $48.370/hour, plus a percentage in lieu of benefits

Start Date:

Closing Date:


As part of Bruyère Continuing Care you will be contributing to fulfilling our Mission which is committed to improving the quality of life of our patients and residents by living our Values of respect, compassion, collaboration, accountability and learning.

Function Summary 

The primary purpose of this position is to support the objectives of the post discharge follow-up program to facilitate and support patients as they transition after hospitalization back to the community or to a more appropriate level of care. This involves the administration of post discharge experience surveys and follow-up with community partners and the Bruyère clinical teams.

The Transition Coordinator is responsible for survey administration, required interventions as well as all associated documentation and communication with the patient and community partners in order to promote functional independence in the community.

He/She is committed to living the Mission and Values of Bruyère Continuing Care.
He/She is committed to patient and resident safety, on-going learning and continuous quality improvement.

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Nursing, Physiotherapy, Occupational Therapy or a Masters' degree in Social Work
  • Registration with Regulatory professional college in one of the above mentioned profession
  • A minimum of 3-5 years’ experience in a hospital setting
  • Experience in community care setting, an asset
  • Fluent in French and English
  • Advanced computer skills and medical terminology

Key competencies of the position

  • Demonstrate skill in working with older adults with significant functional deficits and communication challenges
  • Knowledge of community resources, specialized geriatric services and other appropriate referral sources and mechanism to access them
  • Demonstrate ability to promote integrated care of older adults, especially those with complex needs and ease transitions across the variety of settings where they may receive services
  • To provide feedback to the clinical team regarding the quality of our discharge planning process and identify areas for improvement
  • Demonstrate effective interpersonal communication skills
  • Demonstrate leadership and accountability for providing follow-up on identified client needs or directing follow-up as appropriate
  • Demonstrate proficient ability to work autonomously and be able to adapt and be flexible to various patient populations and operational needs
  • Valid driver’s license and access to a vehicle

Additional Information

All applicants must provide a recent CV, and a cover letter that clearly indicate that they meet the required qualifications. Copies of their degrees and certification, if applicable, must also be included.
Bruyère Continuing Care is committed to developing inclusive, barrier-free selection processes and work environments. If contacted regarding this competition, please advise the departmental official of the accommodation measures which must be taken to enable you to be assessed in a fair and equitable manner.

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