Utilization Coordinator Registered Nurse (Full-time Permanent)

Posted on November 25, 2021. Primary Region: Kenora, ON

Competition Number


Job Type

Full-time Permanent






Patient Care


$33.9000 to $48.5300 hourly

As per ONA Collective Agreement

Closing Date

Wednesday, December 1, 2021


Lake of the Woods District Hospital is seeking a Registered Nurse looking for their next challenge in nursing. The Utilization Coordinator is responsible for patient case management and discharge planning, including the development and facilitation of services to support patients in their safe and timely discharge and optimal bed utilization throughout the hospital.

The Utilization Coordinator plays a key role in hospital operations through the coordination of patient care and their discharge, ensuring the appropriate use of resources and connection both internally and within the community. The successful incumbent will ensure the successful transition of care from one level to the next.


  • Current registration with the College of Nurses of Ontario
  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing
  • Minimum five years’ clinical nursing experience in acute care or community setting
  • Highly developed interpersonal and verbal and written communication skills
  • Demonstrated critical thinking and assessment skills
  • Knowledge of long term care facilities, health care agencies and health resources available and referrals processes in the region
  • Demonstrated ability to facilitate and coordinate team members toward a specific goal
  • Knowledge of applicable legislation and regulations related to discharge planning, patient rights, consent and informed decision-making
  • Demonstrated ability to advocate on behalf of the patient
  • Computer literacy with strong knowledge of Microsoft Office program and applicable programs
  • Knowledge of disease processes and how they affect a patient’s ability to perform activities of daily living
  • Ability to read and interpret research in the health sciences
  • Certification of BLS and demonstrated ongoing competency
  • Experience in developing policy and procedures
  • Knowledge of reporting to Wait Time Information System (WTIS, Cancer Care Ontario), Criticall, and Patient Transfer Authorization Centre (PTAC)
  • Reliable attendance record

Please apply through the online application process via https://lwdh.talentpoolbuilder.com/

We thank all applicants for their interest but advise that only those selected for further consideration will be contacted. First consideration will be given to current internal employees of LWDH.

Qualified applicants may be considered for other comparable positions or within the same classification other than this posted position.

Please prepare your application in accordance with the qualifications posted in the job advertisement. Applications will be screened based on the posted qualifications.

The LWDH is committed to diversity and inclusivity in our employment practices. We promote the independence, dignity, integration, and equality of opportunity with persons with disabilities by ensuring the accessibility of our facilities and services. Accommodations, including alternative formats, are available for all parts of the recruitment and selection process.

For more information or to request an accommodation please contact the Human Resources Department at 807-468-9861


21 Sylvan Street
Kenora, ON

Job type: Full-time

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Lake of the Woods District Hospital