Headquartered on a 22-acre campus in Ontario and fully affiliated with the University of Toronto, Baycrest is the global leader in developing anproviding innovations in aging and brain health.
Baycrest is unique in the world, combining a comprehensive system of care for aging patients, one of the world's top research institutes in cognitive neuroscience, dedicated centres focused on mitigating the impact of age-related illness and impairment, and unmatched global knowledge exchange and commercialization capacity.
Baycrest is the global leader in developing and providing innovations in aging and brain health. Baycrest is unique in the world, combining a comprehensive system of care for aging patients, one of the world's top research institutes in cognitive neuroscience, dedicated centres focused on mitigating the impact of age-related illness and impairment, and unmatched global knowledge exchange and commercialization capacity.
Fully affiliated with the University of Toronto, Baycrest is playing an important role in training and enlightening future professionals who will have the responsibility of caring for our aging population. Each year we provide students with practical on-site training in almost every health-care discipline.
The Baycrest Innovation Engine develops, evaluates and transfers new practices, knowledge and products from our health sciences platform to the division at Baycrest responsible for bringing products to market, and has a system-wide impact on care delivery, quality of life and health and wellness.
Baycrest, a world-class leader in innovation in aging, provides care through a unique continuum of care system ranging from wellness programs, residential housing and outpatient clinics to a 472-bed nursing home, and a 300 bed complex continuing care facility.
A strategic focus of Baycrest is to be a workplace of choice - where we attract, develop and retain the most talented and committed leaders and staff, a workplace that supports and encourages an environment where our people can excel and achieve their personal best.
The Behavioural Support Community Outreach Team has an opportunity for a full-time CLINICIAN 1.0 F.T.E. – 70/75 Hours Bi-weekly (depending on standard hours of classification) Affiliation is Currently Under Review
ABOUT THE OPPORTUNITY Baycrest has been appointed as the health service provider accountable for leading the implementation of the Toronto Central Local Health Integration Network’s Behaviour Support Action Plan. A key component of the plan is the deployment of a Community Behaviour Support Outreach Team (‘CBSOT’), consisting of three interdisciplinary community outreach clinicians who have behavioural support expertise. Reporting to the Clinical Manager, Outreach Behavioural Support, the clinicians work in collaboration with the Toronto Central Community Care Access Centre (‘TC CCAC’) and other community partners to support individuals and caregivers to manage responsive behaviours in the community. The Clinician will travel to various community locations with SEC teams in the Toronto Central LHIN and work with the interprofessional team to provide collaborative and evidence-based care.
RESPONSIBILITIES: • Providing comprehensive, clinical, in home assessment, with a focus on identifying factors contributing to responsive behaviors utilizing a bio-psychosocial framework. Working in partnership with the client and family to develop meaningful, functional and individualized behavior management goals. • Collaborating with client family and those in the client’s circle of care to develop and disseminate individually tailored behaviour management plans. • Working side by side with Toronto CCAC SEC Teams and other community providers to provide behavioural support expertise, coaching and building capacity through partnerships. • Acting as system navigation support for clients with behaviours along the community care continuum working with Care Coordinators to make referrals to other appropriate supports as required (e.g. Community Psychogeriatric Teams). • Collaborating and liaising with hospital, community groups, crisis teams, and other community teams to develop an integrated pathway for clients. • Participating in data collection and reporting on a number of accountability measures. • Performing departmental responsibilities to contribute to the efficient and effective provision of service. • Performing teaching responsibilities, participating in relevant education and research activities, performing duties consistent with the job classification, as required. • Ensuring the protection of client rights and acting in an advocacy role for the resident/clients.