Extendicare - St. Catharines, ON (30+ days ago)

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QUALITY RISK MANAGEMENT CO-ORDINATOR (Full-Time) – Extendicare ST. Catharines

Candidates are invited to apply for the full-time Quality Risk Management Co-ordinator position to work at our Extendicare St. Catharines facility, a 152-bed long term care home, located in St. Catharines, Ontario.

Directs and coordinates the planning to coordinate, develop and evaluation of orientation, training and educational programs with the Long-Term Care Home, with particular attention to Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care and Ministry of Labour mandatory training and documentation requirements.
Develops and designs a broad range of training packages including orientation, handbooks and procedures that are both used for staff education for the Nursing and Programs department. Also supports other departments in meeting their targets as needed.
Ensures quality resident and client care through ongoing training and education of all department employees; develops instructional material to ensure that the staff education plan addresses, at a minimum, all requirements related to the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care and the Ministry of Labour and monitors the quality of the education provided within the home related to these requirements.
Develops designs and administers surveys to ascertain and assess staff satisfaction with staff education offerings and uses feedback to guide improvements.
Manages the home’s written educational material for staff, residents and clients, including but not limited to newsletters and informational brochures.
Creates, prepares and presents comprehensive reports and summaries.
Serves as facilitator and advisor to educational and other external agencies, building strong relationships with universities, colleges, schools, volunteers and other key partners to support the nursing and program department thru PSW, RPN student placements
Participates in the homes Continuous Quality Improvement team and assist as needed in the completion of the quality protocols and program evaluations. Creates action plans and ensures follow-up actions are completed. Facilitates quality projects thru PDSA cycles, fishbone exercises etc.
Manages other assigned projects, ensuring effective teamwork and communication, high quality of work, organizational performance and continuous learning.
Lead staff development committee on a biannual basis.
Supports the homes behavioural support for residents with the BSO team.
In conjunction with other managers, helps in development of the quality initiatives and support programs for residents with behaviours, Palliative Care, falls, education and other programs in the home.
Any other duties as assign by Supervisor or Delegate.

Post secondary education or degree. Can be Nursing related or other related health care
Knowledgeable in Quality Indicators, Point Click Care and MDS-RAI
Proven ability to analyze data, implement quality improvement, solve problems and resolve conflicts.
Proven ability to meet deadlines and manage multiple assignments.
Extensive experience in staff education in a healthcare or similar organization.
Considerable experience in quality improvement and risk management.
Leadership style that creates learning encourages participation and commitment to organizational objectives and values the contributions of staff.
Excellent ability to motivate, lead, train and manage staff in a fast-paced environment.
Highly developed interpersonal, conflict resolution, project management and problem-solving skills.
Ability to interact and communicate effectively both orally and in writing at all levels of the organization.
Well developed management level report writing and presentation skills.
Sound knowledge of government legislation related to long-term care and occupational health and safety.
Knowledge of public policy, accreditation standards and processes that affect long-term care.
Lean/Quality Improvement training at a minimum of Yellow belt level or equivalent
GPA instructor would be an asset and PIECES trained