Our valued client is seeking a:

Nurse Consultant

Toronto, Ontario

We invite you to speak to us about joining this very unique, progressive team.  Join a team who:

  • Is currently implementing the “Butterfly Model” to provide the best care for residents with dementia.
  • Is currently partnering with the RNAO to achieve their Best Practice Spotlight Organization designation
  • Has received a grant from the Centre for Aging and Brain Health to study virtual reality applications in moderate to severe dementia

This is a very unique opportunity!  Don’t delay – call us today!

Key Areas of Responsibility Include:

Policy:

  • Review new and existing Ministry of Health and Long Term Care policy
  • Develop and revise relevant policies, procedures and processes to meet legislative requirements and industry standards (MOHLTC and the College of Nurses of Ontario, etc) and monitor adherence to them
  • Ensure management and staff are knowledgeable and operate within legislative requirements
  • Ensure homes are attaining a Best Practice environment (Implement RNAO BPGs and Butterfly Model of Care)

Quality:

  • Implements vision for resident care and services supporting the resident centered Model of Care
  • Provides support to the RAI coordinator and works closely with the DOCs, ADOCs, and direct care staff
  • Participates in Risk Management activities including review of staff and resident incident reports and complaints/concerns, monthly indicators, survey data, audits, Quality Protocols, MOHLTC inspection reviews, Public Health inspections, Ministry of Labour inspections and Accreditation reports
  • Acts as resource to all homes to develop best practice setting for all disciplines
  • Responds to requests from Residents’ and Family Councils

Education & Training:

  • Ensure mandatory orientation, education and training for staff to meet legislative requirements, professional and corporate mandates
  • Assist homes to provide inservices and education

Infection Control:

  • Participate in committees/teams/task forces related to infection control representing the corporate position
  • Consult on prevention, outbreaks and control issues with all homes

Health & Safety:

  • Ensures nursing department complies with the Occupational Health & Safety Act and any Collective Agreements
  • Ensures staff are knowledgeable related to the Occupational Health & Safety Act

Administration & Supervision:

  • Assess committee and team structures to ensure effectiveness
  • Assist Homes to develop high performing teams
  • Assist homes to develop solutions/interventions regarding resident programs
  • Liaise and consult with Ministry Officials and professional associations representing the corporate position
  • Review Models of Care and ensure staffing models support the delivery of safe and effective resident care
  • Act as a clinical resource to homes consulting in areas of resident care and services including RAI-MDS documentation
  • Participate or lead new projects or undertakings as assigned (e.g., the RNAO BPSO project)
  • Develop an annual plan of clinical projects and manage the projects

Qualifications:

  • 5 years progressive related experience (including previous DOC experience)
  • Certificate of competence from the College of Nurses of Ontario as a registered nurse, in good standing
  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing; Master of Science in Nursing preferred
  • CPR Certificate
  • Certification in Gerontology and current membership with RNAO and GNA is desirable
  • Knowledge and experience with CIHI CCRS data and RAI/MDS. RAI/MDS training and certification required
  • Knowledge of the Point Click Care and Enquire software preferred for auditing and monitoring HQO quality indicator performance
  • Knowledge and experience with adult education strategies/facilitation
  • RNAO BPSO experience or having worked in an RNAO best-practice spotlight organization preferred
  • Additional education in nursing, nursing administration and gerontology an asset
  • Demonstrates an understanding of current trends and concepts relative to professional nursing

Compensation:

  • A highly competitive compensation and benefits package has been designed to attract star performers.

Please apply in confidence to:

Jacinth Tracey
Maxwell Management Group Ltd.
jacinth@maxwellmanagementgroup.com 
1-855-305-4078 ext. 208

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If this opportunity is not a fit for your background and experience please feel free to forward to any interested colleagues

We invite interested candidates to submit their resume in confidence. While we appreciate the interest of all applicants, we will contact only those selected for interviews.

If you are an applicant with disabilities and require accommodations, please let us know at the time of our contact so that we may arrange for their provision.

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