(Pay Band 5)
Central Office - Fredericton
The Department of Social Development is seeking an individual to join the Nursing Home Services Branch as the Clinical Nursing Consultant in its Central Office in Fredericton.
As a member of the Nursing Homes Services team, the successful candidate will be expected to understand the current social and economic environment as well as the nursing home sector to provide advice and develop appropriate program and service options. Additionally, the candidate will be expected to develop comprehensive operational policy options and provide clinical support to the Manager. This involves the preparation of briefing notes and correspondence on key departmental issues, providing clinical support in relation to compliance with provincial standards, management directives, legislation and regulations. The successful candidate will review existing standards and management directives to ensure that they reflect best practice and are current in meeting the needs of nursing home residents. Other duties may be assigned as required. Experience working with Microsoft Office Suite is required.
ESSENTIAL QUALIFICATIONS: A Master's degree in Nursing and a minimum of three (3) years related experience, such as experience in geriatrics or working with adult clients in a nursing home setting, or managing a nursing program OR a Bachelor's degree in Nursing with a minimum of five (5) years related experience, such as experience in geriatrics or working with adult clients in a nursing home setting, or managing a nursing program.
Written and spoken competence in English is required. Please state your language capability.
Applicants must clearly demonstrate the essential qualifications to be given further consideration. Please ensure that preferred language for assessment is identified on your resume.
ASSET QUALIFICATIONS: Preference may be given to candidates who demonstrate experience in one or more of the following asset qualifications:
Experience with data systems and data analysis;
Knowledge of the long-term care and / or health sector within New Brunswick; and/or
Project Management experience.
Subject to the response of this competition, candidates may be required to demonstrate one or more of the asset qualifications on their application in addition to the essential qualifications to be given further consideration.
OPERATIONAL REQUIREMENT: Travel throughout the province may be required.
BEHAVIOURAL COMPETENCIES: The successful candidate will possess the following behavioural competencies:
Effective Interactive Communication;
Client Service Orientation;
Teamwork and Cooperation; and
TECHNICAL COMPETENCIES: The successful candidate will possess the following technical competencies:
Ability to Use Office Technology, Software and Applications;
Planning and Organizing Skills;
Consulting Skills; and
Résumés should be in chronological order specifying education and employment in months and years including part-time and full-time employment.
In order to be appointed, candidates must be actively registered with the Nurses Association of New Brunswick.
Salary: $56,524 to $78,962 per annum
We encourage applicants to apply on-line or by mail at the following address by November 1, 2019 indicating competition number: R76-2019-20-1006. This competition may be used to fill future vacancies at the same level.
Human Resource Services
4th floor, 551 King Street
Fredericton, NB E3B 1E7|
Telephone: (506) 462-5096
We thank all those who apply however only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.
As per the Civil Service Act, candidates registered with the Equal Employment Opportunity Program, who demonstrate they are among the most qualified, shall be given preference at the time of appointment.
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