The Instructor - Case Management Practice Lead provides leadership in clinical practice and client care. Enhances client care outcomes and staff professional development through expert clinical practice, administration, consultation, research and education. Functions as a leader, innovator and change agent in the pursuit of excellent in client care. Supports new staff and encourages best practice related to case management. Participates in Client Reviews/SMC reviews and encourages a person-centered focus and outcomes. Supports the provincial role out of the McMaster education in Case Management. Supports the use of RAI as a clinical assessment tool through the provision of RAI reviews, and one-on-one coaching and mentorship. Assists with change management and system transformation initiatives. Supports clinical service delivery. Completes RAI reviews with new staff. Supports integration of Meditech and Omaha principles into case management. Facilitates training and workshops. Assists with linking and building community partnerships. Supports Case Managers in complex client situations/system navigation. Attends home visits, case conferences, and discharge planning conferences with Case Managers. Provides leadership and expertise to all clinical activities. Chairs clinical staff meetings and committee meetings as required. Maintains competence in advanced clinical practice relevant to Home Living and acts as a consultant to staff/management regarding clinical issues. Influences and supports a culture of professional growth.
As an Instructor, you will be an expert practitioner and key educator. You will take a leadership role in the planning, coordination, implementation and evaluation of education for nursing staff including orientation, compulsory and continuing education, and clinical development. You will collaborate with management and internal partners to promote standards of clinical, educational and evidence informed practice. You will play a key role in providing safe, quality patient and family centered care while reflecting the shared vision and values of AHS.
Classification: Instructor EDM
Union: United Nurses of Alberta
Department: P124.Inservice Com & Soc Srvs
Primary Location: Plaza 124 Building
Multi-Site: At or Out of (UNA only)
Posting End Date: 02-NOV-2020
Employee Class: Regular Full Time
Date Available: 12-NOV-2020
Hours per Shift: 7.75
Length of Shift in weeks: 12
Shifts per cycle: 57
Shift Pattern: Days, Evenings, Weekends
Days Off: As Per Rotation
Minimum Salary: $40.34
Maximum Salary: $54.11
Vehicle Requirement: Driver's License, Vehicle Required
Completion of an accredited nursing education program. Active or eligible for registration and practice permit with the College and Association of Registered Nurses of Alberta (CARNA). Current Basic Cardiac Life Support - Health Care Provider (BCLS-HCP).
Additional Required Qualifications:
Ability to evaluate clinical performance, assess staff clinical needs and plan appropriate education strategies. Demonstrated leadership and facilitation skills. Strong collaborative and interpersonal skills as well as excellence in written and verbal communication. Coaches others and promotes teamwork and partnerships to attain optimal client outcomes. Recognized for clinical expertise in Home Living Program areas. Demonstrates creativity, flexibility and initiative. Displays highly developed organizational skills, critical thinking skills and problem-solving ability. The successful candidate will work in different settings and environments (home environments and weather conditions), as well as be able to lift and carry supply bags, which weigh approximately 25-30 lbs.
Baccalaureate Degree in a nursing is preferred, however, skills, and experience relevant to practice in community sector will be considered. Masters is preferred. Clinical experience within Home Living (2 years is preferred). Participation in research activities is an asset. Management experience is an asset. Project management is an asset.