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Clinical Care Coordinator (Registered Nurse), Long Term Care

North Vancouver, British Columbia

For almost 60 years, our client has been a pillar of the North Vancouver community, championing quality of life for all residents.
Staff is well trained to care for residents with complex health issues, including memory care, palliative and end of life care.

Position Overview:

The Clinical Care Coordinator’s primary function is to be responsible for day-to-day management and coordination of nursing care.
The purpose of this position is to ensure clinical excellence while facilitating the provision of outstanding resident and family experience. Working with and reporting to the Director of Care, the Clinical Care Coordinator plays an important role in ensuring the optimal functioning of daily operations which requires working with residents, their families, staff, students and volunteers.

Attributes of the successful candidate:

  • Flexibility: Embraces and is eager to meet the challenges of change. Ability to effectively prioritize activities, including supporting staff and building team morale. Must be able to work independently and manage priorities under pressure
  • Leadership: Understands that true leadership is about collaboration and team engagement. Provide clinical supervision, guidance and support to nursing and support staff
  • Excellent communicator: Communicates effectively with colleagues across all departments and with volunteers, residents and their families. Respects privacy and confidentiality and able to demonstrate empathy and compassion, while maintaining professionalism. Able to resolve difficult situations and complaints in a timely manner.
  • Safety Conscious: Values the importance of keeping everyone safe and following all health safety policies and guidelines to provide a healthy environment for residents, families, staff, students and volunteers.
  • Adaptable: Able to adapt to various environments and work in individual and/or team settings.

Responsibilities:

  • Provide assistance and support to the clinical team to ensure safe and quality care provision to all residents. Motivate staff and promote and maintain a high standard of service.
  • Assume clinical lead position for Infection prevention and Control.
  • Assume leadership and supervisory role and work with the nursing team
  • Monitor resident care plans, changing needs and proactively engage care providers, residents, their families, external organization and internal contracting agencies, as appropriate.
  • Resolve day to day operational issues, including early identification of emerging issues and monitoring of continuing issues, with escalation to supervisor(s) or manager as appropriated.
  • Respond in a timely manner to concerns from residents, their families and staff
  • Lead and facilitate weekly resident’s conference and ensure follow up orders are completed.
  • Collaborate with Director of Care to ensure operational standards and quality objectives are achieved and new administrative procedures are implemented.
  • Initiate, or initiate and complete, internal and external reports as directed by the Director of Care.
  • Monitor and ensure accurate census for the facility daily.
  • Respond to and manage significant changes in residents’ conditions and attend to medical emergencies.
  • Assist the Director of Care with the coordination, implementation and evaluation of quality improvement initiatives across the organization.
  • Monitor care in accordance with the established standards, as per best practice guidelines.
  • Develop and review policies and procedures.

Qualifications:

  • Registered Nurse in good standing with BCCNM
  • Experience working with seniors and unregulated care providers in Long Term Care an asset
  • Education and experience in gerontology, rehabilitation and long term care an asset
  • Must possess strong written and oral communication, critical thinking, care, coordination, time management and resident focus skills
  • Must demonstrate sound clinical knowledge and ability to work with and provide support to nurses and unregulated care providers.
  • Supervisory and management skills an asset. Candidates with no previous management experience but desire and have ability to learn will be considered
  • Current Basic Cardiac Life Support and First Aid certification required

 Compensation:

  • A competitive compensation package has been designed to attract top performers.

Please apply in confidence to:

Donna Weedon
Maxwell Management Group Ltd.
donna@maxwellmanagementgroup.com
1-855-305-4078 ext. 203

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