· Current license/registration with College of Registered Nurses of Prince Edward Island
o minimum 3 years Experience in geriatric nursing would be an asset
o Nursing Management course would be an asset
· Diploma or certification in gerontology or expectation to complete within 2 years of accepting position
· A current Vulnerable Sector Criminal Record check from the RCMP or City Police
· Must be able to read, write and understand English
· Must possess leadership qualities and be able to supervise and secure the cooperation of all employees along with the ability to handle personnel issues in a non-biased manner
· Must be able to work productively with other department heads and personnel
· Must have strong interpersonal, problem solving, and conflict resolution skills
· Must promote an understanding of best practice and quality improvement
· Must embrace and support the philosophy and development of person-centered care and be sensitive to the needs of the elderly and their families
The Resident Care Coordinator coordinates nursing activities and provides direction to Unit Staff. Representative duties Include:
- Assess and anticipates the residents’ needs through observation, interview of resident and/or family, collaborating with Unit staff and review of available information.
- Assess and evaluate the ongoing physical, psychosocial, and spiritual needs of each resident.
- Coordinates the development of a multi-disciplinary care plan with resident/family and the health care team and ensures it is implemented, evaluated, and documented as necessary.
- Applies nursing principles in monitoring and evaluating conditions, treatments, and procedures in accordance with the care plan, physician’s orders, and facility needs.
- Communicates with other health team members to coordinate an effective discharge plan or transfer.
- Assists in coordinating the special needs of the dying resident and his/her family.
- Collaborates with and assumes duties as delegated by the Director of Care.
The Resident Care Coordinator provides strong interpersonal, problem solving, and conflict resolution skills; promotes and understands best practice, plays a key leadership and collaborative role in quality improvement. The RCC embraces and supports the philosophy and development of person-centered care. This includes:
- Consulting and collaborating with charge nurses about problems in complex situations, and developing an appropriate plan of care.
- Coordinating, supervising, and directing the work of the nursing staff while enhancing skill development and assisting with problem solving.
- Assisting with and/or completing staff evaluations and performance appraisals.
- Assisting in the education of students and others by serving as a role model; sharing knowledge and experiences through informal exchanges; participating in evaluations as required.
- Working to continuously improve the standards and quality of care delivered to the residents.
- Responding to reported or observed work performance of unit staff which may be inappropriate or unacceptable.
- Keeping the Director of Care informed of any situation which may impact on the resident and/or employee (e.g. safety, resources, learning needs, and performance issues).
Assumes responsibility for the safety and security of the residents. This includes:
- Participating in risk management/quality improvement initiatives.
- Monitoring environmental concerns and equipment needs/repairs. Monitoring needs for unusual or extra supplies.
- Assisting in direction of fire and emergency response as per Fire, Safety, and Disaster Policies.
Assumes responsibilities for development and maintenance of his/her clinical competency. This includes:
- Developing and implementing clinical care service standards.
- Determining priority areas for staff development and training.
- Ensuring that performance measures are identified, monitored, and reported.
- Practicing according to professional standards and chords of behavior.
- Attending and/or participating in programs to reinforce nursing education and to remain current with developments and changing trends in the nursing field.
- Being knowledgeable of current facility policies, routines, lines of authority/communication, and departmental roles and relationships.
- Assisting with special projects as assigned by the Director of Care.
- Attending the required Division of Continuing Care “Core Education” Programs. (e.g. CPR, Fire Safety, and TLR.)
Job Types: Full-time, Permanent
Salary: $42.00-$45.00 per hour
- Dental care
- Discounted or free food
- Extended health care
- On-site parking
- RRSP match
- 8 hour shift
- Monday to Friday
We follow all CPHO protocols in the operation of our nursing homes.
- RN license for Prince Edward Island (required)
Work Location: In person
Application deadline: 2023-08-10