Patient Family Caregiver Advisor

(Barrie and Area Ontario Health Team, Barrie - no physical address)

Position ID: V-BAR0233
Last Modified: 17 Apr 2024
Last Full Update: 17 Apr 2024

Opportunity Details: Patient Family Caregiver Advisor


Interested individuals are asked to complete an online application. To access the application, visit: 

Contact Barrie and Area Ontario Health Team; Email:

All Patient Family Caregiver Advisors are members of the Barrie and Area OHT's Patient Family Caregiver Advisory Council (PFAC). Members of PFAC will be expected to apply your learning, collective experience, and insights to:

  • Provide advice on how to achieve patient-centred health care within the local health system;
  • Provide system-level guidance and recommendations to support the successful planning and implementation of strategic priorities;
  • Act as a resource to and/or work in collaboration with working groups and committees for the BAOHT and beyond;
  • Promote initiatives to increase and sustain meaningful PFAC engagement in the future.
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Benefits In recognition of your contribution, Advisors will be reimbursed for time spent on Barrie and Area OHT work and for any prior approved travel-related expenses as per the Barrie and Area OHT Patient Family Caregiver Reimbursement Policy and Procedure.
Areas of Interest Advocacy ; Committees ; Health Care ; Hospice Care ; Mental Health / Addictions ; Personal Support
Skills/Experience Communication & Interpersonal Skills ; Confidentiality ; Dependability & Trustworthiness ; Friendly & Outgoing ; Listening Skills ; Patience ; Planning & Organizing ; Team Work ; Position requires individuals have recent (within 2 years) lived experience accessing the health care services within our region. This experience can be as a patient, family member of a patient, client of a service provider or a caregiver.
Commitment Length Long Term (More than 1 year)
Interaction Level Small Group
Minimum Hours 2 / Month
Accessibility Not Applicable
Number of Positions Barrie ; Innisfil ; Oro-Medonte ; Springwater 
4 individual(s) needed in total.
Training Orientation
Police Check Not Required

Agency Details: Barrie and Area Ontario Health Team, Barrie - no physical address