Residence Team Leader RN - HOSPICE CARE OTTAWA
Temporary One Year Full Time June 2020 - June 2021 (days with ability to flex hours of service and there is a possibility of a 6 month extension)
REFERENCE # 2020-101
Under the direction of the Manager of Residence Care, the Residence Team Leader oversees the day to day activity and delivery of quality care to clients and their families/caregivers in residence at Hospice Care Ottawa and supervises unionized employees of the care team (RNs, RPNs and PSWs). The Residence Team Leader is a Registered Nurse (RN) with specialized training and experience in hospice palliative care.
Oversees referrals to Residence, reviews requests, decides on acceptance and coordinates admission with appropriate partners (e.g. Central Referral and Triage, Bruyere, LHIN, physician)
Provides information to the public on hospice residence and admission requirements.
Oversees resident admissions, ensures care plans are developed and implemented. Delegates admission interview to RN/RPN as appropriate.
Supervises care team members (RN, RPNs and PSWs) and liaises with all care team members (e.g. physicians, family support councillors, volunteers) to ensure high quality resident care.
Audits individual resident files on a regular basis to ensure that information is current, accurate, and complete; follows protocols for confidentiality.
Attends weekly rounds with the Interdisciplinary care team to discuss residents and families/caregivers care issues, concerns and plans.
Supports families/caregivers with end of life issues as needed and completes regular “check ins” to ensure quality of care.
Oversees medication management practices in the residence.
Monitor and report incidents and injury.
Oversees supply management and ordering of supplies for residence.
Supports and covers for Team Leader at other residence as required
Human Resource Management
Manages the work of direct reporting staff and provides advice, guidance and support to enhance their contribution.
Ensures work plans and goals are set with staff and conducts yearly performance appraisals along with ongoing feedback.
Recognizes and celebrates team and individual accomplishments and exceptional performance
Provides guidance and education to staff, volunteers, new physicians and physician residents and students, on an ongoing basis.
Assists Manager with interviewing potential employees.
Orients and oversees buddy shifts for new staff.
Provides bedside nursing procedure training as needed.
Communicates with Manager, Scheduling Coordinator and other Team Leader, as appropriate, to ensure adequate staffing in the Residence.
Shares on-call responsibilities with other nurse coordinators for after regular hours.
Contributes to the organization and delivery of ongoing and annual education and training for residence staff.
Seeks to solve conflicts in a direct and respectful manner.
Contributes to the development of a healthy workplace culture.
Planning and Development
Collaborates with Manager and Team Leader of other residence to develop and establish annual and long-term goals and objectives to fulfill the mandate of the Residence program.
Reports on programs and provides statistics to indicate performance against objectives.
Works with Manager to develop and implement projects which ensure best practice programs and practices in the residence.
Participates in Hospice Care Ottawa committees as appropriate (e.g. Occupational health and safety, Education)
Participates in accreditation preparation.
Registered Nurse with a University degree - Mandatory
CHPCN © preferred
LEAP Certificate (required within the first 6 months of hiring)
At least three years of experience in hospice palliative care.
At least one year supervisory experience including leadership, administration, supervision of staff, program development/evaluation, risk management, health & safety - Mandatory
Experience working in a unionized environment
Knowledge of interdisciplinary client care processes, commitment to team work, and ability to collaborate effectively.
Self-motivated, results oriented, personable, well organized, diplomatic, strong verbal and written communications skills, and the ability to handle multiple tasks
The ability to work flexible hours and to commute between various locations in Ottawa.
Strong computer skills (Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, and Outlook).
Valid driver’s license and reliable means of transportation
Understanding of Ethics as they relate to Palliative Care
Provision of Police Record check.
Bilingualism (English/French) is an asset
Send your cover letter and resume to the Attention of Judy Cobus
Deadline to apply is TUESDAY MAY 19, 2020 AT NOON
Hospice Care Ottawa is committed to accessibility and to protecting the human rights of its employees. In support of this aim, Hospice Care Ottawa has implemented an accommodation process that provides accommodations for employees with disabilities. Hospice Care Ottawa will accommodate employees with disabilities up to the point of undue hardship.
The accommodation supports available to employees are explained in our AODA Employment policy. If your acceptance of the terms and conditions of this Offer of Employment necessitates a specific accommodation because of a disability or a medical need, please contact the Human Resources Department. This ensures that the appropriate accommodations are in place before you begin your employment. Do not hesitate to reach out to your immediate supervisor or the Human Resources Department if you require an accommodation related to a disability or a medical condition at any point during your employment with Hospice Care Ottawa.
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed in this job. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of this role. All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed
We are an equal opportunity employer welcoming applications from individuals with diverse backgrounds.
Job Types: Full-time, Temporary
Salary: $70,000.00 to $76,000.00 /year
- palliative: 3 years (Preferred)
- Registered Nurse (RN) (Required)