Clinical Practice Coordinator

CapitalCare is one of the largest publicly funded continuing care organizations in Canada. Operating in Edmonton and area since 1963, our 2,700 staff members provide care and services for more than 1,400 elderly and disabled adults living in 11 care centres, as well as over 300 clients living in the community. CapitalCare is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Alberta Health Services.


Department: Nursing Services - Brain Injury & Alternate Level of Care
Hours of Work: 38.75 Hours Per Week; Days; 0830-1645H

Regular Full Time FTE: 1.00

Works interdependently with physicians and guides and coordinates the multidisciplinary team to provide and promote quality, comprehensive health services to residents, utilizing a holistic approach with a goal of managing the health needs of these residents.

Education:
Baccalaureate degree in Nursing is required.
Masters degree in Nursing is an asset.
Completion of a Nurse Practitioner or Advanced Practice Certificate Program or equivalentpreferred.

Registration with the appropriate Alberta licensing body for Registered Nurses or Registered Psychiatric Nurses is required.

Experience:
Charge nurse, or supervisory experience is an asset.
3-5 years clinical experience in care of residents of specific program is an asset.
An equivalent combination of education, skills and experience may be considered.

Personal Competencies:
Respects and supports client choice.
Strong team building, supervisory and communication skills are essential.
Ability to use leadership skills in a collaborative, empowering and constructive manner.
Demonstrates excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Demonstrates effective advocacy, negotiating and critical thinking skills.

Assumes a positive, client centered, problem solving approach in resolving issues.
Maintains a tactful and courteous approach with all residents, family members, caregivers and other staff.
Able to develop and maintain effective partnerships with community stakeholders.
Is physically and mentally fit to perform the duties and responsibilities of the position.
Demonstrates an awareness of accident and injury prevention; adheres to safe work practices
and procedures; and is responsible for maintaining self-wellness and reduced absenteeism.
Reports any unsafe acts or conditions to the person in charge of the area and complies with safety and fire regulations and procedures.

CapitalCare offers competitive salaries and benefits along with a working environment that encourages and supports education and learning for all employees. You will have the opportunities for training, development and advancement, and access to post-secondary funding and bursaries. You will work in a culture of respect and recognition. A great team environment! We offer a comprehensive benefits package including:

  • Extended Health
  • Dental
  • Life Insurance and AD&D Insurance
  • Local Authorities Pension Plan (LAPP)
  • Short Term and Long Term Disability

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