Admission/Assessment Coordinator

Application ends: July 31, 2024
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Job Description

Government of Yukon -> Health & Social Services – Administration – Home Care

Location: Whitehorse, YT

Requisition: #51953

Salary: $89,704 – $104,043 per annum

Closing date: June 24 , 2024

This posting

This posting will be used to fill 2 positions – ONE (1) 17-month full-time Term position and ONE (1) 6-month full-time Term position, working 75 bi-weekly. It will also be used for Anticipatory term or permanent positions and will establish a 12-month eligibility list. 

This job is based in the thriving and diverse city of Whitehorse in the beautiful Yukon. 

Who we are

Continuing Care’s philosophy is “Every action and decision performed by this position is founded on respect for the residents, for the promotion of their dignity, individual freedom, choice and lifestyle, and meaningful quality living.” 

The Mission of the Yukon Home Care Program is “to provide client-focused health services in the home, improving quality of life and supporting Yukoners to live independently.” 

Your role

Reporting to the Manager of Strategic Operations, Home Care, this position is responsible for assessment of client referrals into Continuing Care programs, performing standardized intake assessments and determining needs, determining the appropriate level of care, identifying risks and determining priorities of placement needs, and coordinating the admissions into the programs/services within Continuing Care, including primary case management up to the admission date. 

Your benefits

In addition to a competitive salary, we offer many additional financial and non-financial benefits:

  • Government of Yukon’s many benefits 

Your home, your lifestyle 

Our communities and lifestyle, recreational and cultural options are world-class here in the Yukon, and there are countless service, education and personal growth opportunities to consider. 

In Health and Social Services, we value our employees’ achievements and enjoyment in both their work and personal life. 

Check out: 

  • Yukon Life  
  • Working at Yukon government 

Important application and job requirements

Essential qualifications 

Please submit your resume clearly demonstrating how you meet the following qualifications. Please note selection for further consideration will be based solely on the information you provide in your resume.  

  • Post-secondary degree (or diploma) as Social Worker registered with a Canadian Social Work regulatory authority, Registered Nurse (RN) with a Canadian registered nursing regulatory authority, an Occupational Therapist (OT), current registration with a Canadian occupational therapist regulatory authority, or a Physiotherapist (PT) registered. 
  • Experience working in a health care environment. 
  • Experience with provision of home care and/or long-term care services. 
  • Experience doing RAI-HC assessments will be an asset. 
  • Familiarity with the Care Consent Act and provision of “Capability to Consent to Care in a Care facility” assessments is an asset.

It may be helpful for you to review “Prepare your resume and cover letter”. 

Desired knowledge, skills and suitability 

If selected for an interview, candidates should have, and may be assessed on the following:

(Preparing for Yukon government interviews may be helpful to you.) 

  • Strong assessment skills; 
  • Ability to develop, implement and evaluate plans for clients with complex care needs; 
  • Excellent interpersonal, conflict management and communication skills; 
  • Ability to provide case management or care coordination in a larger health care system, and
  • Ability to work independently and within a team setting.

It may be helpful for you to review “The job interview process”. 

Conditions of employment 

You must have the following before being hired into this position or within the time specified:

  • If the applicant is an RN, current Canadian registration as a registered nurse with the Yukon Registered Nurses Association;
  • If a Physiotherapist, registration with the Yukon Registrar of Physiotherapists; or
  • If a Social Worker or Occupational Therapist, registration/ licensing with a Canadian Regulatory body.
  • Vulnerable Sector RCMP security clearance.
  • TB screening.
  • CPR level C.
  • WHMIS 2015.
  • A valid class 5 driver’s licence.

Job Requirements

This job requires you to perform, and/or be exposed to, the following:

  • Exposure to animals.
  • Exposure to second-hand smoke from clients/residents.
  • Exposure to latex products.
  • Exposure to plants/flowers.
  • Travel within the territory. 

Learn more 

How to Apply

To apply for the position of Admission/Assessment Coordinator, and for full details on the requirements

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This competition is open to all candidates who meet the above noted Admissibility. A hiring preference will apply for qualified candidates of Canadian Indigenous ancestry, with a priority for qualified Yukon First Nation candidates. This initiative is in support of Yukon government’s goal for a representative public service. For more information on the hiring preference, visit

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