Psychiatric Outpatient/Assistant Visiting Specialist Clinic Coordinator (Full-time Interim)

Kenora, ON


Competition Number 


Job Type

Full-time Interim



1.00 FTE






$29.4443 to $31.3378 per hour

Closing Date

Thursday, June 20, 2024



The Psychiatric Outpatient/Visiting Specialist Clinic Coordinator is responsible for the planning, organization, and daily operations of the Psychiatric Outpatient and Visiting Specialist program (VSP). The coordinator organizes, plans, builds, schedules, and communicates the activities of the Psychiatrist/VSP to patients, providers and Supervisor as needed.

The coordinator manages the administrative duties of the Outpatient Psychiatry Department and Under-serviced Area Program Visiting Specialist Clinics by coordinating care teams and psychiatrists/specialist visits with patients, acting as a liaison between patients, patient families, and healthcare professionals, supporting day to day clinic visits and functions such as ordering, stocking, and organizing supplies, receiving and prioritizing referrals, forwarding reports, training and mentoring staff and assisting in developing department specific protocols and policies. The role will also include planning and scheduling the psychiatric outreach clinics in the region.

If this opportunity sounds like a great fit for you and you meet most of the essential qualifications we are looking for, we encourage you to apply and provide us more details about why you think you would be a great fit. We cannot make any promises, but we will consider your qualifications and the potential you bring. LWDH is dedicated to ongoing professional development and continuing education opportunities to enhance skillsets and working experience.


Why Work with LWDH? In this position, there are many benefits to joining our team:

  • Healthcare of Ontario Pension Plan enrolment, one of Canada’s largest defined benefit pension plans that includes inflation protections, survivor benefits, buyback options, and early retirement
  • Pay in lieu of vacation and benefits provided
  • A third party partnered, self-directed and initiated benefits package through Health Care Providers (HCP) Group Insurance is provided that includes customizable health and dental plans, life insurance, long-term disability benefits (LTD), and accidental death, disease and dismemberment (ADD&D) based on package eligibility
  • Access to staff physiotherapy, onsite gym, Employee Assistance Program, staff wellness initiatives, and much more!




  • Secondary Diploma or Equivalent
  • Successful completion of post-secondary courses in management, office administration or related field. Other combinations of education and experience may be considered


Knowledge and Skills:

  • Demonstrated exceptional organizational and interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience in keyboarding, computerized information systems including Microsoft Office applications, Medi-Tech EMR, NOVARI and Ontario Telehealth Network
  • Experience in statistical analysis and reporting
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Familiarity with formal reporting requirements is an asset
  • Completion of WHMIS and CPI training
  • Strong understanding of accessibility laws and regulations in Ontario



  • Previous experience with computerized information systems including Microsoft Office applications, Medi-Tech EMR, NOVARI and Ontario Telehealth Network
  • Previous experience working in customer service
  • Previous administrative experience, previous administrative experience in a clinical setting an asset
  • Demonstrated knowledge of information management and statistical reporting


Please apply through the online application process via

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.

LWDH is committed to the principles of equity, diversity, and inclusion and belongingness in our operations, throughout our workplace, and seeks to employ individuals who are committed to and value these principles.

We believe in and promote the rights of all persons with disabilities as outlined in the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA 2005) and its related Accessibility Standards Regulations. To meet this responsibility, LWDH will make appropriate accommodations, including alternative formats available. Please inform Human Resources of any accommodation(s) at any point throughout the recruitment and selection process to ensure your equal participation.

LWDH values the importance of creating a workplace that reflects the population it serves and promotes the representation of the Employment Equity groups as outlined by the Employment Equity Act (1993). Applicants are encouraged to self-declare at the time of application.

For more information or to request an accommodation please contact the Human Resources Department at 807-468-9861 ext. 2393



Lake of the Woods District Hospital

Lake of the Woods District Hospital

The Lake of the Woods District Hospital meets the immediate healthcare needs of residents of the City of Kenora, as well as a large surrounding area, including several First Nations Communities.

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