Why Fraser Health?:
Fraser Health is responsible for the delivery of hospital and community-based health services to over 1.9 million people in 20 diverse communities from Burnaby to Fraser Canyon on the traditional, ancestral and unceded territories of the Coast Salish and Nlaka’pamux Nations, and is home to six Métis Chartered Communities. Our team of 43,000 staff, medical staff and volunteers is dedicated to serving our patients, families and communities to deliver on our vision: Better health, best in health care.
Effective October 26th, 2021 all staff for all positions across Health Care require full COVID 19 vaccination. All positions, require that you are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 (have received a full series of a World Health Organization “WHO” approved vaccine against infection by SARS-COV-2, or a combination of approved WHO vaccines). Please note this applies to all postings, and there are no exceptions.
We are currently looking to fill an exciting Temp Full Time position as an Educator, Mental Health Act at Abbotsford Regional Hospital and Cancer Centre located in Abbotsford, B.C. This position is available until March 31, 2023.
A career with Fraser Health will offer you the opportunity to be a part of a dedicated team of professionals in a dynamic and rewarding health care environment. We offer a competitive compensation and benefit package, including comprehensive health benefits coverage.
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Detailed Overview: In accordance with the BC College of Social Workers standards of practice, Fraser Health's vision, mission and values, the strategic plan of Fraser Health and Mental Health & Substance Use Services, and the national interprofessional competencies, the Mental Health Act Educator provides education, orientation and training support regarding the BC Mental Health Act. Provides clinical and educational support, plans, implements and evaluates educational activities and programs. Collaborates with other healthcare providers regarding related clinical education, training and/or other professional practice requirements and gathers information for ongoing quality improvement and review. Performs duties within a local, program and/or regional focus and may be required to work at multiple sites across Fraser Health. Responsibilities:
Determines education priorities that meet population and learner needs; completes learning needs assessments of individuals or groups to assist in the determination of the educational requirements and their objectives.
Develops, plans and revises educational and orientation activities and programs based on established education concepts, clinical evidence, policy (e.g. clinical decision support tools), literature and resources, and education theory.
Creates supportive and interprofessional learning environments; utilizes education theory and builds strong professional relationships with learners in order to facilitate open communication.
Delivers learner-centered education to staff/students through methods such as teaching, role modeling, demonstrating, mentoring, coaching, facilitating groups, providing lectures, and conducting formal presentations.
At the direction of the Quality Performance Committee and/or Leadership Team, collaborates with other educators, clinical stakeholders and initiatives coordinators, both at local sites and regionally, to support implementation of change management priorities related to quality improvement initiatives and patient safety.
Plans and schedules educational activities and maintains a system for tracking attendance; maintains statistics for reporting purposes.
Evaluates education effectiveness by measuring the outcomes, determining whether the clinical objectives have been achieved, and assessing whether learning has occurred that results in the demonstration of best practices.
Participates in quality improvement and risk management activities by methods such as evaluating effect of changes in practice, and generating recommendations for alternative approaches to practices.
Participates in research and special projects; promotes staff awareness and involvement in research activities.
Participates on a variety of designated professional or operational committees.
Participates in the review, development, implementation and evaluation of evidence-informed clinical decisions support tools/policies.
Assists leadership by assessing clinical skill and performance, providing related input, and coaching staff to help them achieve established clinical performance goals.
Performs other related duties as assigned.
Qualifications: Education and Experience
Current full registration with the BC College of Social Workers.
Three (3) years' recent related clinical experience in a health care environment, including one (1) year in a teaching or supervisory role, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
Valid BC Driver's License and access to personal vehicle for business-related purposes.
Skills and Abilities
Clinical proficiency/expertise in social work standards and practice.
Ability to teach, mentor and promote teamwork, within individual and group settings.
Ability to coordinate, develop and deliver education programs that meet objectives and that promote best practice.
Ability to implement education based on changing practices e.g. service delivery model changes.
Ability to foster effective teaching and learning relationships.
Ability to collaborate with a variety of stakeholders in preparing training and programs.
Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing
Ability to problem solve and effectively deal with conflict situations
Ability to plan, organize and prioritize work in a continuously changing environment.
Ability to operate related equipment including related software applications.
Physical ability to perform the duties of the position.