Registered Nurse

Alberta Health Services - Edmonton, AB (30+ days ago)

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Your Opportunity:
Reporting to the Manager - Destination Home, the Registered Nurse - System Case Manager has a key role in facilitating positive discharge outcomes from acute care to the Edmonton Zone Home Care Program for those clients who have complex medical and psycho-social needs. The System Case Manager works collaboratively with Acute Care Transition Coordinators, community, and management teams within Continuing Care; identifies and provides recommendations on barriers to client flow to Home Care options. Utilizes (and assists with) information gathered from front line staff concerns, reports feedback to further identify system and individual barriers and provides leadership in system navigation. Major accountabilities also include but are not limited to quality and concerns management, practice development, collaboration, coordination and evaluation.

As a Registered Nurse (RN), you will provide a wide variety of nursing services to patients, families, communities and populations, while taking necessary steps to ensure their safety and well-being. In your role, you will utilize nursing processes, through critical thinking, problem solving and decision making, as well as teach, counsel and advocate on behalf of patients and their families. You will play a leadership role in supporting an integrated and holistic approach to patient care, health promotion and maintenance. You will provide safe, quality patient and family centered care while reflecting the shared vision and values of AHS.

Classification: Registered Nurse
Union: United Nurses of Alberta
Department: CH-Plaza HC Admin-EDM
Primary Location: U of A Hospital
Multi-Site: At or Out of (UNA only)
FTE: 1.00
Posting End Date: 09-DEC-2019
Employee Class: Regular Full Time
Date Available: 23-DEC-2019
Hours per Shift: 7.75
Length of Shift in weeks: 12
Shifts per cycle: 57
Shift Pattern: Days, Evenings, Weekends
Days Off: As Per Rotation
Minimum Salary: $36.86
Maximum Salary: $48.37
Vehicle Requirement: Driver's License, Vehicle Required

Required Qualifications:
Completion of an accredited nursing education program. Active or eligible for registration and practice permit with the College and Association of Registered Nurses of Alberta (CARNA). Current Basic Cardiac Life Support - Health Care Provider (BCLS-HCP).

Additional Required Qualifications:
3-5 years recent experience in Home Living - Home Care or equivalent experience. Experience in a quality management, managerial or educational leadership role in continuing care or acute care with evidence of systems thinking within the broad perspectives of community and continuing care services. Knowledge of continuing care service delivery models, change management, quality improvement principles, computer technology and applications, conflict resolution and group facilitation processes. Knowledge and understanding of current and emerging health care issues. Strong commitment to customer satisfaction, quality health services delivery, education and research. Proven communication skills – clear concise and suited to target audience with proven strong negotiation, collaboration and facilitation skills. Proven ability to prioritize and organize workload and multiple priorities meeting tight deadlines. Understanding of acute and continuing care processes, goals and objectives. Ability to work in a fast-paced, changing health care environment. Resilience and flexibility; ability to work under pressure: strong work ethic. Creativity, innovation, enthusiasm and respect for others. Demonstrated ability to promote teamwork, collaboration and partnership.

Preferred Qualifications:
Baccalaureate degree in nursing preferred; however, skills and experience relevant to nursing practice in the community sector will be considered.