THE CLINICAL COORDINATOR, UNDER THE DIRECTION OF THE MANAGER, IS PRIMARILY ACCOUNTABLE FOR THE SYSTEM NAVIGATION AND COORDINATION OF PATIENT FLOW ON THE NURSING UNIT. THIS IS ACHIEVED BY THE COORDINATOR HAVING AN ONGOING AWARENESS AND INVOLVEMENT IN WORKFLOW OF THE UNIT. DUTIES INCLUDE BED MANAGEMENT, DISCHARGE PLANNING, ADVOCATING FOR THE PATIENT/FAMILY, IDENTIFYING SUPPLY AND EQUIPMENT NEEDS AND ASSISTING WITH STAFF SCHEDULING.
Bachelor Degree/Diploma in Nursing
Basic Life Support (BLS)
Registered or eligible for registration with the Saskatchewan Registered Nurses Association (SRNA)
Current CPR Certification
5 YEARS RECENT ACUTE CARE NURSING EXPERIENCE, 3 OF WHICH MUST BE IN SURGICAL SERVICES
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Advanced communication skills
Advanced problem solving skills
Ability to work independently and as a member of a multi-disciplinary team
Ability to adapt to changing conditions
Advanced leadership skills
Advanced mediation skills
NOTE: This is a Provincial Posting and is open to all SUN members within the bargaining unit as per Articles 27.02 and 27.05 of the SUN Collective Bargaining Agreement. First preference will be given to employees of the SKHA (Saskatoon) and its affiliated agencies.
Shifts may include evenings and weekends, flexible schedule is an asset. Previous supervisory experience(clinical coordinator, charge nurse, etc...) is required. Ability to lead, encourage, mentor and cooperate with colleagues to promote and maintain positive working relationships to achieve patient care and organizational priorities with available resources. Possess excellent oral and written communication skills and conflict resolution techniques to adapt to challenging situations and work environments. Advanced knowledge of critical thinking processes to creatively solve problems in an open and resourceful manner with colleagues and be skilled at building a strong team environment with interdisciplinary colleagues including physician group. Ability to function as part of the leadership team(cellular model), schedule buddy shifts for new hires and assess and coach their clinical skills, identify scheduling challenges and provide solutions to ensure we are at adequate staffing levels. Possess a system view of surgical services in relation to the entire healthcare system and be able to keep the patient at the centre of care. Knowledge of current trends, issues and perspectives of surgical nursing. Ability to self-reflect to enhance learning and growth Knowledge of policy and procedure development, quality improvement and safety initiatives. Proficient in personal computer skills for day to day operational requirements
Expected Start Date: January 8, 2020
Expected Up To Date: August 1, 2021
Working in Canada
Candidates are required to be legally entitled to work in Canada to apply on this position.