Registered Nurse - Transition Coordinator

  • Edmonton, AB, Canada
  • Nov 21, 2020

Job Description

Registered Nurse - Transition Coordinator

Alberta Health Services

  • Edmonton, AB
  • Permanent
  • Full-time
  • 4 days ago
Your Opportunity:

If you enjoy a fast paced environment, thrive on problem-solving in complex situations and are open to change, this position may be of interest you. The Registered Nurse - Transition Coordinator is a clinical consult based position. Registered Nurse - Transition Coordinators assess patients’ needs in the context of the whole person including their life situation and determinants of health. Critical thinking and accurate interpretation of complex information from a variety of sources are essential to the clinical decision-making required for the determination of appropriate continuing care living options. The role of the Registered Nurse - Transition Coordinator is highly complex and includes comprehensive assessment, planning and coordination of care, as well as ongoing communication with other health-care providers across the continuum of care. Major responsibilities include: completing comprehensive electronic needs assessments, determining urgency/priority, developing and implementing appropriate service plans, coordinating service delivery across programs/settings, liaising with Continuing Care staff and other community resources, providing information and support to clients, families, and caregivers. The Registered Nurse - Transition Coordinator works within a multi-disciplinary team of health professionals and is responsible for appropriate referral to other programs/services, appropriate documentation, participation in conferences and team meetings, process, and outcome evaluation and professional development activities. Applicants should be aware that there are physical demands related to carrying a laptop computer to assessments and keyboarding of clinical assessments. Work tasks and charting is computer based so there are extensive repetitive motion tasks. Description:

As a Registered Nurse (RN), you will provide a wide variety of nursing services to patients, families, communities and populations, while taking necessary steps to ensure their safety and well-being. In your role, you will utilize nursing processes, through critical thinking, problem solving and decision making, as well as teach, counsel and advocate on behalf of patients and their families. You will play a leadership role in supporting an integrated and holistic approach to patient care, health promotion and maintenance. You will provide safe, quality patient and family centered care while reflecting the shared vision and values of AHS.
  • Classification:
Registered Nurse (2022.75) * Union:
United Nurses of Alberta * Department:
Transition Services N UAH * Primary Location:
U of A Hospital * Multi-Site:
At (UNA only) * FTE:
0.00 * Posting End Date:
23-NOV-2020 * Employee Class:
Casual/Relief * Date Available:
03-DEC-2020 * Hours per Shift:
7.75, 11.63 * Length of Shift in weeks:
Varies * Shifts per cycle:
Varies * Shift Pattern:
Days, Evenings, Weekends * Days Off:
Other * Minimum Salary:
$36.86 * Maximum Salary:
$48.37 * Vehicle Requirement:
Not Applicable

Required Qualifications:

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:

A minimum of five years facility based nursing experience including geriatric experience (obtained within the last three years) is required. A minimum of two years’ experience within the community is required. Experience in home care, supportive living or facility living is required. Effective time management and prioritization skills are required. Conflict resolution and strong communication skills are required. Must be able to work independently and within a team environment. Ability to problem solve and demonstrate critical thinking skills is required. Demonstrated ability to provide comprehensive assessments to individuals within their physical and social environments is required. Must be able to cope with high levels of stress, fluctuating priorities, and time sensitive deadlines. Must be able to tolerate long periods of sitting, or standing as well as repetitive movements. Must be able to lift and carry 10-15kg regularly. Must be able to participate in hands on care of patients (ie: transfers, bariatric clients, bending, twisting, walking distances).

Preferred Qualifications:

Knowledge of computer applications such as Microsoft Word, Pathways, RAI Tools, Meditech and e-People is preferred and an asset. Preference will be given to Active Transition Coordinators.

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Your Opportunity: If you enjoy a fast paced environment, thrive on problem-solving in complex situations and are open to change, this position may be of interest you. The Registe…

Your Opportunity: If you enjoy a fast paced environment, thrive on problem-solving in complex situations and are open to change, this position may be of interest you. The Registe…

Your Opportunity: If you enjoy a fast paced environment, thrive on problem-solving in complex situations and are open to change, this position may be of interest you. The Registe…