Clinical Practice Coordinator

Dundurn Place Care Centre - Hamilton, ON (30+ days ago)

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Dundurn Place Care Centre
39 Mary St, Hamilton, ON, Canada
Job Type: Full-time (75 hours bi-weekly)

Shift: Day, Afternoon, Midnights as needed. Rotating every other weekend.

Department: Nursing

Do you have a passion for making a difference?

At Dundurn Place Care Centre, we are passionate about “Making Every Moment Matter.” We are seeking a candidate that shares our values - a person who has a passion to make a difference, who has a strong moral compass and has a commitment to teamwork.

Making every moment matter is about improving all the things that make life enjoyable. Things like making someone feel better, making connections with them or for them with other residents, showing them a new song or even just giving them something to look forward to.

At Dundurn Place Care Centre, we are passionate about providing compassionate care for families loved ones, where the residents of our home come before anything else. Our values at Dundurn Place Care Centre follow a ‘People’ focused Philosophy, Participation Excellence Openness Performance Longevity Efficient Use of Resources. This philosophy can be seen in every aspect and level of our home.

Since Dundurn Place Care Centre opened, we have offered a community within a community that people were happy to call ‘home’. We pride ourselves in this community connection, our philosophies and the feeling of comfort that can be felt as soon as the door opens.

Responsibilities:
Interprets nursing philosophy, and in collaboration with the Director of Care and nursing team establishes and implements goals and objectives.
Acts as a mentor for Registered Staff and non-Registered Staff and provides teaching in the clinical areas, conflict and problem resolutions, communication, personal and professional growth.
Provides mentoring and coaching in regards to the clinical required programs (skin, falls, pain, etc.), compliance with facility policies/procedures, required legislation and prevailing best practices
Assists and takes part in the onboarding and retention of nursing/care employees.
Implements, evaluates and supports new care programs/initiatives and services based on best practices with the support of the Director of Care.
Communicates risk issues to the Director of Care.
Fosters and promotes effective communication at change of shift.
Provides hands on support and mentoring to staff regarding clinical software programs.
Stays current with any new evidence best practices and research in Long Term Care and disseminates this information to management and staff.
Ongoing communication with Director of Care on identification of deficiencies and plans to address them including timelines and assessing effectiveness.

Qualifications:
Registered Nurse (BScn or Diploma)
Registered as an RN in good standing with the College of Nurses of Ontario
Current First Aid and CPR certification
Knowledge of best practice guidelines and experience in implementation is an asset
Current RAI-MDS, RAPS and QI experience considered an asset
Prior managerial experience in long term care considered an asset
Experience with quality improvement processes considered an asset
Current vulnerable sector screening; valid within 6 months
TB 2 step screening; within 6 months is also required

How to apply?
Please submit a resume, cover letter, and references. We look forward to speaking with you, and making every moment matter!
Our organization takes the accessibility needs of employees with disabilities into account during the position summary review process. Employees are required to notify their director manager/supervisor if they have any particular accessibility needs and the organization will work with the employee to address them.