Community Health Service Specialist

WRHA Community Health Services
Full Time
Winnipeg, MB
$32.37 an hour
Posted 5 days ago
Job description
Requisition ID: 329114 Position Number: 20000641 Posting End Date: January 18, 2023 City: Winnipeg Site: WRHA Community Health Services Work Location: Concordia Hospital: may be required to work at other sites Department / Unit: Home Care Hospital Based Concordia Job Stream: Clinical Union: MNU-WCHREO Anticipated Start Date: 02/07/2023 FTE: 0.60 Anticipated Shift: Days;Evenings;Weekends Daily Hours Worked: 7.75 Annual Base Hours: 2015 Salary: $32.371, $33.474, $34.717, $35.967, $37.297, $38.673, $40.173, $41.752, $43.362, $44.649 Grow your career in the Winnipeg Health Region! Our team provides a spectrum of health care services through an integrated network of sites, services and organizations. We’re united by a shared commitment to excellent and equitable health care. Position Overview The Home Care Program provides a broad range of services to assist people to safely remain in a community setting. Under the general supervision of the Team Manager and while demonstrating a commitment to the mission, vision and values of the WRHA, the Hospital Based Case Coordinator (HBCC) receives referrals and conducts assessments to determine eligibility for Home Care program supports. The HBCC in collaboration with the client, family/carer and relevant interdisciplinary team members, develops, coordinates and evaluates the plan of care to support discharge from an acute care setting. In addition, through the collaborative process, the HBCC assists in the determination and planning if the client’s needs are best supported in a personal care home or alternate care environment. The HBCC provides professional intervention where appropriate. Additionally, the HBCC establishes and maintains liaison with local health care services, hospital, community partners, and their families/carers involved with the client. Experience Two years directly related community experience preferred Experience with Hospital Based Case Coordination an asset Effective oral and written communication skills Education (Degree/Diploma/Certificate) Graduate of an approved Bachelor of Nursing education program required (with current CRNM registration) Certification/Licensure/Registration Responsible for maintaining and providing proof of registration with the College of Registered Nurses of Manitoba (CRNM) Valid Manitoba Class 5 Driver’s license required and use of a vehicle Responsible for providing proof of Child Abuse Registry Check, Criminal Record Check Subject to Immunization and Tuberculin testing as per WRHA policy Qualifications and Skills Wound Care & Diabetes courses an asset Canadian Community Health Nurses Certification CCHN© or relevant applicable certification an asset Competent in Windows-based computer programs (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook) Competence in Procura© software and assessment tool interRAI-HC© preferred Competent in Windows-based computer programs (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook) Effective oral and written communication skills Knowledge of: College of Registered Nurses of Manitoba Standards of Practice for Registered Nurses Canadian Nurses Association Code of Ethics for Registered Nurses Community Health Nurse Standards of Practice & Home Health Competencies Scope of practice document as documented in the Registered Nurses Act Regional/Facility unit policies, procedures, protocols, and guidelines Personal Health Information Act (PHIA), Protection of Persons in Care Act, Mental Health Act, Workplaces Hazardous Material Information System (WHMIS) Principles of Routine Practices (Universal Precautions) and other legislated acts Roles and responsibilities of members of the healthcare team Principles of delegation/assignment Principles of adult learning and teaching strategies Personal Care Home application process Alternate care environments suitable for community living Demonstrated effective oral and written communication skills Preference will be given to those applicants competent in an Indigenous language and/or knowledge of Indigenous customs, traditions and values Demonstrated critical thinking/problem solving skills Demonstrated ability to assess for Home Care eligibility Ability to coordinate delivery of a broad range of professional and non-professional services Ability to prioritize care for an individual or group (s) Ability to evaluate need for delegation/assignment and delegate/assign care appropriately Ability to evaluate medical stability for safe discharge planning Ability to respond to a variety of simultaneous demands Ability to liaise with agencies or facilities involved with clients and their families/carers Ability to function in a demanding and stressful environment Ability to maintain concentration with frequent interruptions Ability to adapt quickly to changing situations Ability to perform independently and as a member of the healthcare team Ability to recognize and pursue self-development opportunities Physical Requirements Good physical and mental health Available to work days, evenings and weekends Use of a reliable motor vehicle suitable for all environmental conditions May be exposed to infectious diseases, blood and body fluids, toxic materials, noise, allergens, physical and emotional stress May encounter aggressive and/or agitated clients/visitors Available to occasionally work days, evenings and weekends This position requires a current satisfactory Criminal Records Check (including Vulnerable Sector Search), Child Abuse Registry Check and Adult Abuse Registry Check as conditions of employment. The successful candidate will be responsible for any service charges incurred. A security check is considered current if it was obtained no more than six (6) months prior to the start of employment. Please note that an employee is not permitted to hold two or more positions across the WRHA legal entity that combine to equal more than 1.0 EFT. The WRHA legal entity includes Churchill Health Centre, Deer Lodge Centre, Grace Hospital, Middlechurch Home of Winnipeg, Pan Am Clinic, River Park Gardens, Victoria General Hospital, WRHA corporate programs, and WRHA community health services. Interviewed candidates may be called upon to participate in a skills assessment. Any application received after the closing time will not be included in the competition. We welcome applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available upon request during the assessment and selection process.

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