Job title: Registered Nurse – Transition Coordinator
Company: Alberta Health Services
Job description: Your Opportunity:
We’re seeking a dedicated Transition Coordinator (Registered Nurse) to join our Community Support Team in Slave Lake. In this role, you’ll be instrumental in ensuring smooth transitions from acute care to home care, designated living options or other service providers. In collaboration with a multi-disciplinary healthcare team, you’ll facilitate the safe and effective discharge of patients while helping them navigate the healthcare system by providing education and referrals. You’ll also contribute to improving service delivery and client experience, with a focus on reducing emergency department visits and ensuring timely access to care. Join our team at the Slave Lake Healthcare Centre, where you can make a meaningful difference in people’s lives. Slave Lake is a vibrant, diverse community only 3 hours north of Edmonton. Enjoy stunning natural surroundings, including a provincial park, bird observatory, and seven kilometers of pristine white-sand beaches. In addition to a competitive rate of pay, AHS currently has a Remote Retention Allowance in place to an annual maximum of $3,000. This allowance is non-pensionable and is payable on an hourly basis for all hours paid at the basic rate of pay. For more information about Slave Lake, please visit https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f84WXNsR4ho
As a Registered Nurse (RN), you will provide a wide variety of nursing services to patients, families, communities and populations, while taking necessary steps to ensure their safety and well-being. In your role, you will utilize nursing processes, through critical thinking, problem solving and decision making, as well as teach, counsel and advocate on behalf of patients and their families. You will play a leadership role in supporting an integrated and holistic approach to patient care, health promotion and maintenance. You will provide safe, quality patient and family centered care while reflecting the shared vision and values of AHS. PLEASE NOTE: Provisional Permit Holders shall be paid $35.87/hour – $43.82/hour. Upon being entered into the register of Registered Nurses, the rate of pay shall be adjusted to the rate of pay applicable to a Registered Nurse in accordance with AHS/UNA Article 25.02(b)(i) or (ii) as applicable. This posting is scheduled to close at 23:59 MT of the posting end date but may be filled earlier if a Regular Employee who holds a position within the unit, program, or office expresses their interest in this vacancy by 23:59 MT on the 5th calendar day following the posting date, under LOU #25. In the event that no Regular Employee from this workplace expresses their interest by the deadline, the vacancy shall be filled under the provisions of Article 14: Promotions, Transfers and Vacancies. Please be advised this posting may be used to fill multiple identical vacancies arising as a result of the administration of the Trial of Modified Posting Provisions.
- Classification: Registered Nurse
- Union: United Nurses of Alberta
- Unit and Program: Community Support Team – Seniors Health
- Primary Location: Slave Lake Healthcare Centre
- Location Details: As Per Location
- Multi-Site: At or Out of (UNA only)
- FTE: 0.84
- Posting End Date: 30-NOV-2023
- Employee Class: Regular Part Time
- Date Available: 10-DEC-2023
- Hours per Shift: 7.75
- Length of Shift in weeks: 2
- Shifts per cycle: 8
- Shift Pattern: Days, Evenings, Nights, Weekends, On Call
- Days Off: As Per Rotation
- Minimum Salary: $39.21
- Maximum Salary: $51.46
- Vehicle Requirement: Not Applicable
Completion of an accredited nursing education program. Active or eligible for registration and practice permit with the College of Registered Nurses of Alberta (CRNA). Current Basic Cardiac Life Support – Health Care Provider (BCLS-HCP). If you have not practiced as a Registered Nurse within the last five (5) years, completion of the following free courses is required: CRNA Medication Administration Certificate (https://connect.nurses.ab.ca/home/%2Flearning-and-development%2Flearning-modules%2F) and the NextGenU Health Assessment Resources Certification (https://courses.nextgenu.org/course/view.php?id=271#section-0) Additional Required Qualifications:
In addition to a competitive rate of pay, AHS currently has a Remote Retention Allowance in place to an annual maximum of $3,000. This allowance is non-pensionable and is payable on an hourly basis for all hours paid at the basic rate of pay. 3 to 5 years professional experience that includes both home care and acute care nursing. Experience navigating the healthcare system and community resources. Negotiation & conflict resolution skills. Knowledge of Advanced Care Planning & legal decision making. Preferred Qualifications:
Experience with transition services and discharge planning; Knowledge of computer applications (Netcare, Meditech, MS Office). Experience with RAICA & RAIHC. AHS McMaster Case Management. Knowledge of Collaborative Care & experience working with interdisciplinary teams. Ability to advocate for clients and families. Baccalaureate degree in nursing preferred; however, skills and experience relevant to nursing practice in community sector will be considered.
All postings close at 23:59 MT of the posting end date indicated.
A satisfactory criminal record check and/or Vulnerable Sector Search is required prior to your first day of work. Additionally, all employees have an ongoing duty to disclose any charges or convictions that may occur during their employment with AHS.
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Job date: Sun, 19 Nov 2023 01:07:04 GMT