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As a member of the multi-disciplinary team on the Nephrology - Hemodialysis Unit, the PATIENT CARE COORDINATOR acts as a resource for the multidisciplinary team. This position will play a leadership role by mentoring and providing direction, ongoing development and preceptorship to team members. The principal responsibilities include: performing financial/administrative responsibilities to ensure efficient and effective unit operation; contributing to staff development by promoting and ensuring a supportive/collaborative learning environment within the service(s)/cluster area based on the principles of adult learning and practice standards for nurses, students and ancillary staff; performing human resources responsibilities; liaising with members of the multi-disciplinary team to ensure high standards of quality and optimal management of patient care outcomes; performing cross-functional and/or other duties consistent with the job classification as assigned or requested.
Baccalaureate in Nursing required, Masters preferred
Current certificate of competency (licensure) from the College of Nurses of Ontario
Basic Cardiac Life Support (B.C.L.S.) program Level II
Three (3) years recent Medical/Surgical nursing experience, additional experience with Hemodialysis patients preferred
Demonstrated leadership abilities and Supervisory experience
Demonstrated ability towards team building and collaboration
Effective organizational, interpersonal, and communication skills
Client service oriented, with the ability to effectively work with diversity and appreciate that people with different opinions, backgrounds and characteristics bring richness to the challenge or situation at hand
Ability to perform duties in a professional and courteous manner and produce high quality work while meeting deadlines in accordance to UHN standards
Exercise initiative and good judgment with ability to multi-task
Excellent decision making and problem solving skills
Clinical and patient teaching skills
Excellent time management skills
Application Closing Date: Until Filled
If you are interested in making a contribution at UHN, please apply on-line. You will be asked to copy and paste as well as attach your resume and covering letter. You will also be required to complete some initial screening questions.
For current UHN employees, only those who have successfully completed their probationary period, have a good employee record along with satisfactory attendance in accordance with UHN's attendance management program, and possess all the required experience and qualifications will be given first consideration.
University Health Network thanks all applicants, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
University Health Network has a diverse workforce and is an equal opportunity employer.
UHN is a respectful, caring, and inclusive workplace. We are committed to championing accessibility, diversity and equal opportunity. Requests for accommodation can be made at any stage of the recruitment process providing the applicant has met the Bona-fide for the open position. Applicants need to make their requirements known when contacted.