Job title: Clinical Leader Development, Ambulatory Medical Care

Company: Nova Scotia Health Authority

Job description: Company: IWK HealthReq ID: 175717
Department/Program: MDATU, Children’s Medical Care
Location: Halifax
Type of Employment: Permanent Hourly FT (100% FTE) x 1 position(s)
Start Date: ASAP
Union Status: NSNU Nursing, Nursing Bargaining Unit
Compensation: $41.7775 – $52.9993 /hour
Closing Date: 7 July 2024 (Applications are accepted until 23:59 Atlantic Time)IWK Health is a respected academic health sciences centre located in Halifax, Nova Scotia, providing tertiary and primary care for two million children, youth, adults, and families each year across the Atlantic region. We have a team of approximately 4000 employees, physicians, volunteers, and learners at sites across . People build careers with IWK Health with our focus on training and mentorship opportunities. We recognize each other’s talent and celebrate our successes. We collaborate in modern facilities or virtually from home, align our work to our , and enjoy access to enhanced and wellness programs. We are proud to support our patients, families, and communities and are grateful for the generous donor support we receive.Promoting an anti-racist environment, and calling out discrimination as we work and provide care, is important to us. We are located in Mi’kma’ki, the unceded and ancestral territory of the Mi’kmaq people. Working in Mi’kma’ki and providing care to those across Atlantic Canada is a shared privilege with the original inhabitants who have lived here for many thousands of years prior to colonization. There are 13 First Nation communities across Nova Scotia and more than 50 historic African Nova Scotian communities who also have a long, deep, and complex history dating back over 400 years. We have the highest percentage of people with disabilities in the country. Nova Scotia has the highest proportion of transgender and non-binary people than any other province or territory in the country. We are active in our work to eliminate discrimination but have more work to do to build that trust, acknowledge our biases, and reduce the barriers our diverse communities face. We want IWK Health to be a safe and supportive space of equity and belonging in the care we provide and the employment we offer. We welcome all interested persons who self-identify as Indigenous, Black/African Nova Scotians, Persons of Colour, Immigrants/Newcomers, Persons with Disabilities, 2SLGBTQIA+ to apply to support our goal for our workforce to be representative of the patients, families, and communities that we care for at all job levels.The OpportunityAccountable to the Children’s Medical Ambulatory Care Services Managers, the Clinical Leader Development (CLD) plans, develops, and implements educational activities at a program/team-based level across the Children’s Health Program, to foster the development of competencies (in interdisciplinary staff). Participates actively in the development of Children’s Health ambulatory care staff through coaching and mentorship by sharing knowledge and resources, and providing feedback. Provides clinical practice support to all healthcare team members and patients. Functions as a change agent by thinking reflectively, assessing alternatives, and supporting change. Participates in recruiting and selecting personnel to attend appropriate education programs, events, conferences, etc., ensuring limited resources are allocated fairly and equitably. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to Providing orientation to new staff members and preceptors including roles and responsibilities; Acting as a resource to preceptors for ongoing preceptor development; Coordinates learner placements for nursing practice; Acting as a clinical resource related to patient care, continuing education, development and/or review policies, objectives and guidelines. In collaboration with the Professional Development Consultant, plans educational programs to meet identified learning needs; Acts as a liaison among healthcare team members in identifying trends in patient care. Acts as a liaison with other IWK CLDs/Rehab Coordinators to initiate and facilitate Program and centre-wide initiatives including accreditation. Uses knowledge of theories of human communication and interpersonal relationships to facilitate communication among staff; Provides leadership in the delivery of evidence-based care and facilitates the integration of research into meeting established patient care standards/guidelines/protocols; Seizes informal and formal learning opportunities to educate colleagues and; Supports care area based strategic plans and initiatives.Hours of Work7.5h weekday shifts. Flexibility required.Your Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing required. Candidates with commensurate experience and education will be considered.
  • Registered, or eligible to be registered, with CRNNS required.
  • Master’s Degree is considered an asset.
  • Five (5) years of clinical experience in Pediatric Nursing Care is required.
  • Two (2) years of clinical experience in Pediatric Ambulatory Care required.
  • Two (2) years of clinical experience as a CLD preferred.
  • Current CPR Level C Health Care Provider within the last 12 months required
  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with interdisciplinary teams required.
  • Demonstrated leadership skills and experience in providing constructive feedback required.
  • Demonstrated ability to be non-judgmental, with the ability to facilitate change required.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of policies and procedures as they pertain to Children’s Ambulatory Medical, Surgical, and Rehabilitative Care populations required.
  • Demonstrated ability to be proactive and self-directed with excellent organization, time management, and problem-solving skills required.
  • Demonstrated superior communication, interpersonal, and decision-making skills required.
  • Demonstrated commitment to ongoing professional development and ability to create an environment where ongoing learning and development are promoted and supported.
  • Instructor-level registration in appropriate life support courses (e.g. BCLS) is an asset.
  • Competencies in other languages are considered an asset.

Thank you for your interest in IWK Health.Please note that we only contact applicants selected for interview/testing. If we invite you to participate in an assessment process (such as an interview or testing) you have the right to request accommodation. Please discuss your needs when invited to the assessment process.This is a Nursing bargaining unit position. Preference is given to bargaining unit employees for unionized positions. Successful applicants changing unions, bargaining units, or employment status, are advised to seek clarification regarding their seniority, benefits, and vacation entitlement and/or usage, prior to accepting the position.An offer of employment is conditional upon the completion and satisfactory results of all applicable background checks and confirmation of credentials.If you are an employee of IWK Health, please apply through the to ensure you are flagged as an internal applicant.

Location: Halifax, NS

Job date: Fri, 28 Jun 2024 03:06:39 GMT

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