Community Health / Long Term Care Coordinator - Thessalon First Nation : , OntarioThessalon
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Date de clôture: 5/25/2018
Lieu d’emploi: Thessalon
Entreprise: Blind River Employment Solutions
Type d’emploi: Full Time Contract - Temps plein-contrat
Description de l’emploi:
Thessalon First Nation Health Centre is seeking a responsible individual to be a part of a multi-discipline health team through the comprehensive Community Health Program by providing Community Health and Long-Term Care Coordination. The Community Health and Long-Term Coordinator will assist in assembling and directing the work efforts of health providers delivering direct services to Thessalon First Nation Community Members and will function as a consultant to the individual, family, group, or community.
The position will be directly accountable to the Director of Health and Social Services, the First Nation, Metis Inuit Health Branch and ultimately to the Thessalon First Nation Chief and Council.
- Develop, prioritize, and implement a plan of action both short and long term, that establishes objectives, defines strategy, and details the operational activities of identified area of needs in Community Health Nursing / Long Term Care program.
- Assist TFN Health and Social Service Program staff in responding to health concerns, by identifying priorities, planning strategies, implementing and evaluating the plan.
- Assist TFN Health and Social Services Program Staff in obtaining up to date resources and information to address issues of concern.
- Implements the selected strategies in accordance with the written care plan, based on scientific principles in keeping with standard of practice of the College of Nurses of Ontario based on the utilization of appropriate and efficient resources situationally derived and client responsive conducted in a confidential and caring manner, accurately documented on the client record in accordance with agency policy.
- The Community Health Nurse systematically and continuously evaluates the appropriateness and effectiveness of the strategies implemented by determining and documented the extent of which the expected goals were achieved and the adequacy and efficiency of the plan.
- Ensures that the Health and Social Services Director is adequately briefed on the health planning and development activities of this position.
- Participates as appropriate and required in the development and implementation of education programs, workshops, forums, etc.
- Maintains ordering systems for supplies and equipment.
- Organizes case reviews and conferences.
- Monitors vaccine fridge (maintain cold chain) and immunization programs.
- Administers admission assessment(s) to all potential clients including assessments for eligibility criteria for Long Term Care services, (i.e. homemaking, nursing services, home support, home maintenance, and meals to wheels).
- Supervises Long Term Care program staff.
- Provides one-on-one supervision and educational support to staff as required.
- Interprets programs to clients, community health care providers, and the public.
- Ensures all electronic client medical records are up-to-date and accurate.
- Responsible for the completion of the HNSA in-home services monthly reports.
- Responsible for maintenance of the Electronic Medical Records System.
- Assists in scheduling of patient appointments for visiting professionals, scanning health documents, and providing technical support for visiting professionals.
- Understands and implements infection prevention practices of the clinic area between client visits.`
- Under the supervision of the Health and Social Services Director responds to inquiries from other health and social services and the general public by circulating requested materials and general health information as directed.
- Registered Nurse with a Bachelor of Science with experience in First Nation Communities.
- Current registration in good standing with the College of Nurses of Ontario.
- Certificate in phlebotomy or efficient experience and knowledge of lab procedures.
- Must possess a current certification in CPR, First Aid and a valid G Class driver`s licence and have access to a reliable vehicle.
- Knowledge of the principles, practices, and methods of Community Health Nursing as they relate to First Nation communities.
- Thorough knowledge of medical terminology, treatment procedures and assessment.
- Acceptable Canadian Police Information Centre (CPIC) including a Vulnerable Persons Screen.
Interested candidates can submit resumes no later than May 25, 2018 at 12:00 pm in person or via email to:
Director, Health and Social Services
Thessalon First Nation Health Centre
40 Sugarbush Road
Thessalon First Nation, ON P0R 1L0
Via Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Please Quote Job Code: 1742