Location: Carbonear General Hospital
Registered Nurse IIC (Care Facilitator)
Children & Women's Health and Surgical Services
Permanent, Full Time
Hours 75 bi-weekly (8 hour shifts; days) Salary NS-32 ($38.67 - $47.85 per hour) Competition Number 2023005602 Posted Date 11 September 2023 Closing Date 21 September 2023
Newfoundland and Labrador Health Services (NL Health Services) brings together five former separate health entities - Eastern Health, Central Health, Western Health, Labrador-Grenfell Health, and the Newfoundland and Labrador Centre for Health Information. The creation of a provincial health authority was announced following recommendations from Health Accord NL.
NL Health Services is responsible for delivering health and community services to more than 528,000 people living in Newfoundland and Labrador and employs over 21,000 people.
The Registered Nurse IIC (Care Facilitator) is a registered nurse who functions in a leadership capacity, coordinating the daily activities of the unit, including admissions, discharge and transfer of patients. The Care Facilitator will be accountable for the continuity and coordination of patient care utilizing clinical judgment and critical thinking skills; assist with the development, implementation and evaluation of quality and patient safety initiatives; and ensure a high standard of patient care is maintained. The Care Facilitator will evaluate the effectiveness of patient care through such mechanisms as team conferences, ongoing feedback with team members/patients/family, and review of staff assignments. The Care Facilitator also participates as an active team member and acts as a liaison for team members in the interdisciplinary provision of care; facilitates and coordinates patient/family care with other disciplines, departments and programs; and performs other related duties as required The Care Facilitator is accountable for assisting the Division Manager to implement continuous quality initiatives through education, auditing & feedback mechanisms. This Care Facilitator Role, being set in Rural Avalon, has a significant role in relation to educational support for nursing staff. The Care Facilitator will provide leadership in relation to educational needs of staff specific to Labor & Delivery as well as Surgical Services providing direct education as well as coordination of education, evaluation, and monitoring of staff attendance & compliance.
By applying for this job, you acknowledge an understanding that regular requirements and demands of this job include (but are not limited to):
Occasionally moves/lifts objects between 10 - 30 lbs, pushing and files, charts and equipment.
Regularly consults/interacts with other departments, units, and hospitals to coordinate timely patient/client/resident flow and to communicate regarding division/unit issues.
Regularly stands or walks to perform audits, give presentations, respond to patient/client/resident complaints and collaborate with the health care team to resolve issues.
Regularly performs fine finger/precision work on the computer or with machines that require accurate control and steadiness.
Visual concentration is required to view and report on documents, assess workplace situations, and/or to monitor the workplace regarding health, safety and risk management issues.
Graduation from an approved/recognized post-secondary nursing education program with a Baccalaureate degree in Nursing or equivalent education or training is required.
Current practicing licensure with the College of Registered Nurses of Newfoundland and Labrador (CRNNL) is required.
Current BLS Certification is required.
Minimum of five (5) years' experience within the last seven (7) in case room is required.
Demonstrated competency in organizational, leadership, interpersonal, team-building, communication, teaching and decision-making skills.
Demonstrated initiative and ability to work independently.
Demonstrated progressive leadership.
Evidence of active involvement or willingness to participate in continuing professional education development.
Experience in facilitating staff and student clinical initiatives.
Membership in professional organizations/special interest groups is an asset.
Knowledge of continuous quality improvement concepts.
A satisfactory record of work performance and attendance is required.
Employees, to review your attendance record please refer to your employee portal on the Intranet for details. The attendance record is only available to employees who are currently in positions that accumulate sick time.
If this is an internal posting only, only applicants of the Eastern Health RNUNL Regional Bargaining Unit will be considered. If this is an internal and external posting, all applications will be accepted and preference will be given to those qualified candidates who are internal to the Eastern Health RNUNL Regional Bargaining Unit.
Apply online at https://employment.easternhealth.ca
Upon successfully applying for a vacancy then you will receive a confirmation email. If you do not receive this email please contact Recruitment 777-7777 ext 5-2 immediately
To become a part of our team, please submit an up to date resume/cover letter or application form online, clearly demonstrating how you meet the required qualifications. Include your current mailing address, day-time contact number, e-mail address, competition and employee number if applicable.
Contact Information for Recruitment Related Inquiries:
Telephone: (709) 777-7777 (5-2) or 1-800-563-3693
Email: [email protected]. Applications/resumes are not accepted at this email address.
If you are no longer interested in the position, you can withdraw your application by emailing [email protected] as soon as possible.
NL Health Services is committed to inclusive and barrier-free recruitment, selection, and onboarding processes. We will be happy to work with applicants requesting support during the process. If you have any questions, feel free to contact our Recruitment Line at 777-7777 press 5 then press 2 (long distance 1-800-563-3693) outlining how we can help.
EXTERNAL APPLICANTS: We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. The successful candidate will be required to provide a satisfactory Certificate of Conduct from the RCMP or local Police (Vulnerable Sector Check may be required), educational documents, registration/licensure if applicable and Social Insurance Number.