POSITION: Care Coordinator
DEPARTMENT: Hospice Services
POSTING NUMBER: 22-49
REPORTS TO: Manager, Hospice Services
DURATION: Monday to Friday, 0900-1700
STATUS: FULL TIME
JOB SUMMARY: The Care Coordinator leads the collaborative care planning process, provides supervision to hospice care staff, and acts as a clinical resource to hospice and supporting housing nurses, care aides, and interdisciplinary team members in the provision of direct care to patients/residents. Assists the Hospice and Supportive Housing Managers in assessing clinical development needs/interests of staff, and with orientation and instructional programs. Assists in the promotion of quality improvement initiatives. Maintains Nursing Standards of Practice and provides staff development, supervision, and support relative to hospice and supportive housing palliative care services.
EDUCATION/PREVIOUS WORK EXPERIENCE
- BScN plus five years recent experience in Palliative Care Nursing or related nursing experience in acute and community care or the Employer will equally consider an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
- Two (2) year’s coordinator/management experience in a related field, preferably in a unionized environment.
- Registered nurse and in good standing with the British Columbia College of Nurses and Midwives.
- CNA Certification in Hospice Palliative Care is an asset.
- Experience in harm reduction practices and trauma informed approaches is an asset.
- Ability to communicate effectively in English verbally and in writing.
- Ability to work independently and in cooperation with others.
- Ability to plan, organize and prioritize.
- Ability to empathize and work with people who have experienced abuse, poverty, and/or family violence, addictions issues, AIDS, and other life-limiting illnesses, mental illness, and multiple losses
- Ability to operate related equipment. Knowledge of computer programs including MS windows environment, MS Outlook, and Word.
- Ability to assist in developing, implementing and evaluating programs in areas of clinical practice.
- Ability to perform in-depth holistic patient/family assessments, plan, implement and evaluate care for complex care situations, and collaborate with interdisciplinary team members in care planning.
- Ability to be a leader and consultant for individuals and groups.
- Ability to provide guidance, coach, and supervise.
- Ability to assist in the development of professional and leadership skills of the care staff.
- Ability to synthesize and utilize research findings to promote best practice.
Posted: June 3rd, 2022
Deadline for submission: June 10th, 2022
OPEN TO: INTERNAL AND EXTERNALLY
The Bloom Group is actively recruiting through the current Covid-19 pandemic. Successful candidates will be provided with the training and equipment to safely carry out their duties and ensuring the best protection for the staff and clients.
Thank you for your interest in a career with The Bloom Group.
Should your application be selected for further consideration we will be in contact with you shortly.