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Nova Scotia Health Authority
Aug 20, 2019
Full time
Req ID: 37435 Location: Central Zone, Abbie J. Lane Memorial Building - QEII Company: NSHA Department: 3002324 CRIT Critical Care Organ Donation Type of Employment: Permanent Hourly FT  (100% FTE) x 1 position(s) Union Status: Nursing  Bargaining Unit -  NSGEU   Posting Closing Date: 26-Sep-19 Applications are accepted until 11:59 PM on the Closing Date. Nova Scotia Health Authority is the largest provider of health services in Nova Scotia. We are over 22,000 employees who provide health care and support services in hospitals, health centres and community-based programs throughout Nova Scotia. Nova Scotia Health Authority provides health services to Nova Scotians and some specialized services to Maritimers and Atlantic Canadians. We operate hospitals, health centres and community-based programs across the province. Our team of health professionals includes employees, doctors, researchers, learners and volunteers that provide the health care or services you may need. This is accomplished across four geographic management zones which are responsible for the operation of acute care health centres and the provision of a variety of inpatient, outpatient services including academic, tertiary, quaternary care and community based programs and services including continuing care, primary health care, public health, and mental health and addictions. Responsibilities The Clinical Practice Team Lead is a Registered Nurse who provides leadership to the entire clinical team in the development, implementation and evaluation of quality improvement and research initiatives which have an impact on care and service provision within the Legacy of Life/Critical Care Organ Donation Program. The Clinical Practice Team Lead utilizes her/his clinical expertise in critical care nursing and specifically deceased organ donation, interpersonal and leadership skills to promote and foster the professional development of the interprofessional team. In addition to the operational leadership role for the team, this position participates in the creation of standardized curriculum, resources and tools for healthcare professionals working in clinical areas with deceased donation opportunities. She/he works collaboratively with the leadership of the clinical service area and the Clinical Nurse Educator(s) to plan and support continuing education and clinical skill development within the clinical team, especially as it relates to the maintenance of donation clinical competencies. This position partners with Clinical Nurse Educators and the CCOD Coordinators for implementation of education across the zones. In conjunction with the Education Lead and Regional Donation Physicians, she/he develops an education platform that is comprehensive and accessible. The Clinical Practice Team Leader leads by example in accordance with departmental, facility and national best practices for deceased donation as well as maintains clinical expertise in organ donor best practices. She/he supports the quality program and accesses audit results to identify learning needs for CCOD Coordinators and health professionals in applicable clinical care areas related to donation. This position builds upon the competencies of the CCOD coordinator job description. The percentage of time allocated to accountabilities will fluctuate over time depending upon the needs of the program at any given point in time. Qualifications Bachelor of Nursing or Bachelor of Science in Nursing Currently registered with NSCN or eligible for registration 5 years recent experience working in an organ donation/procurement organization Adult education certification/training an asset Valid driver’s licence required and access to a reliable vehicle Experience in educating healthcare professionals and demonstrated knowledge and application of adult learning principles Demonstrated experience in clinical/practice leadership roles Knowledge and comfort in using remote communication and learning technology Excellent interpersonal, presentation and group management skills Demonstrated high degree of independent decision-making, self-direction, motivation, change management knowledge, time management and team building/leadership skills Proven ability to use creative problem-solving and consider uncharted or novel ideas Ability to work collaboratively with other disciplines and committees Strong analytical, organizational and problem-solving skills with the ability to prioritize and multi-task to meet tight deadlines Strong coaching and mentoring skills with proven track record of leading high performing teams Must be willing and able to travel to other parts of the province when required Ability to carry out research, analyze information, and provide statistical reports on health issues related to donation process Demonstrates planning, development and organizational skills Conceptual skills in relation to operational and strategic planning Demonstrates leadership experience in an effective interprofessional health care team in a clinical care setting. Prior experience in adult learning and education, time management and evaluation Competencies in other languages an asset, French preferred   PLEASE NOTE: Applicants relying on education and experience equivalencies must clearly state such equivalencies in their cover letter, resume, or application. Additionally, candidates will not be considered for an interview if applications are incomplete or are missing information. Hours of Work Permanent, full-time position; 75 hours biweekly Salary Information $39.0307 - $44.5927 hourly ($46.1534 hourly with 25 years RN experience)   Thank you for your interest in this position. Only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. Typically interviews are held within three to four weeks of the closing date. Successful external applicants will be required to submit the below documents and assume any associated costs as a condition of employment. Additional documentation such as banking & proof of identity will be included in your offer letter. Criminal Record Check Proof of education & training certifications Proof of any additional required qualification Valid registration with the relevant licensing body Submission of immunization record along with health assessment documentation Proof of SIN number Hiring Process will depend on the timeliness of delivering the above. This is a Nursing bargaining unit - NSGEU position. Preference is given to bargaining unit employees for unionized positions. Nova Scotia Health Authority is proud to provide a smoke free and scent free environment. Only online applications are accepted. Nova Scotia Health Authority (NSHA) is committed to being a workforce that is free of discrimination, values diversity and is representative, at all job levels, of the people we serve. Our priority groups are Aboriginal People, African Nova Scotians, Persons with Disabilities and Recent Immigrants. Members of these groups are welcome to apply and self-identify if they wish to be considered under our Employment Equity policy. Follow us on Facebook -
Kingston Community Health Centres
Aug 20, 2019
Job Description Title Registered Practical Nurse (RPN)* Reports to Director, Regional Services and Partnerships Location Napanee, ON Position Type Casual with possibility of standard hours. Start Date Immediately (9 Month Contract with possibility of extension) Salary $23.75 - $28.83 per hour Position Summary Working as part of an interdisciplinary team to support overall health and wellness of clients, the RPN delivers professional clinical services in a primary care setting.   *This position description is currently under review to incorporate core competencies. Final position description will be provided to the successful candidate when available.   Responsibilities Key Responsibilities Detailed Responsibilities       Clinical   ·         Provide primary health care to clients of the centre as guided by the College of Nurses of Ontario ·         Provide telephone triage and client follow-up as needed ·         Perform nursing process through assessment, diagnosis, planning, intervention and evaluation ·         Provide nursing support to providers in selected procedures when needed ·         Provide basic laboratory and phlebotomy procedures and treatment services (e.g., urine tests, glucometer readings, dressings, injections, immunizations, allergy treatments, etc.) ·         Provide client screening and health education within scope of practice ·         Work with other staff to support a successful and seamless client experience  ·         Order and maintain medical supplies, laboratory supplies and immunizations as needed. ·         Contribute to and support quality improvement initiatives ·         Ensure infection control and occupational health and safety standards are followed in practice. ·         Other duties as assigned within RPN scope of practice         Administrative Duties   ·         Contribute to chart documentation (including Electronic Health Records), by documenting symptoms and conditions, nursing interventions and referrals and recommendations for ongoing treatment ·         Participate in chart reviews and case conferences ·         Participate in meetings and other administrative activities which support the overall functioning of the team.     Organizational Responsibilities Complies with all relevant legislation and KCHC policies, including privacy laws Supports consistent application and development of KCHC policies and procedures Supports KCHC’s student and volunteer placement programs Promotes awareness of and participation in KCHC activities Demonstrated commitment to continuous learning and quality improvement   Basic Education and Experience Requirements Registered Practical Nurse, in good standing with the College of Nurses of Ontario Two years relevant clinical practice experience in a primary care setting   Competencies Organizational Competencies: Accountability, Client Focus, Collaboration, Continuous Learning Position Competencies: Initiative, Knowledge/professional/technical expertise, Teamwork   Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Proficiency in the use of computers and relevant software applications (Nightingale On Demand) Above average interpersonal skills and ability to work well within an interdisciplinary team Ability to function independently and as a team, within scope of practice Sound problem solving, conflict resolution and decision making skills Ability to treat all individuals with respect and interact in a tactful and supportive manner while maintaining professional boundaries Knowledge of and ability to work within a Trauma Informed Care framework Experience with quality improvement an asset Smoking cessation training an asset   Other Requirements Reliable attendance, ability to meet the physical demands of the position Ability to work flexible hours and occasional evenings Current certificate in CPR Current and satisfactory Criminal and Vulnerable Persons Check French/Arabic or other language skills an asset   Application Instructions  Please include a cover letter clearly outlining how your skills and experiences correspond with the specific job qualifications along with your resume. Save all documents as a single PDF file using your own name (Last, First). Email to citing reference “ 2019-26-KCHC ” in the subject line. Applications must be submitted to Human Resources by Wednesday, September 11, 2019.   As a registered professional, to abide by and be accountable to the ethics and standards set out by the relevant regulatory body of the profession.   All KCHC staff have a duty to understand and follow KCHC policies, uphold high ethical and professional standards, and maintain confidentiality and privacy, using tact and good judgment in all dealings with other staff and clients.   KCHC is an equal opportunity employer, respecting and embracing the needs and diversity of our employees. If you require an accommodation to fully participate in the hiring process, please notify Human Resources.   KCHC is a proud Living Wage employer!   Kingston Community Health Centres, 263 Weller Ave. Kingston ON, K7K 2V4
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