Health Educator I - Case Management Practice Lead

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Education/Training
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Alberta Health Services
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ALB00126075 Requisition #

Your Opportunity:

The Health Educator I - 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. Assists with the assessment of education needs to staff and the identification of appropriate resources.

Description:

As a Health Educator, you will promote existing courses, as well as develop, coordinate and deliver educational activities to support staff learning based on a patient-centered care model. You will collaborate with Health Educators from all the Zones and relevant initiatives.

  • Classification: Health Educator I
  • Union: HSAA Facility PROF/TECH
  • Department: South West HC Admin
  • Primary Location: Plaza 124 Building
  • Multi-Site: Not Applicable
  • FTE: 1.00
  • Posting End Date: 15-NOV-2019
  • Temporary Employee Class: Temp F/T Benefits
  • Date Available: 02-DEC-2019
  • Temporary End Date: 23-OCT-2020
  • Hours per Shift: 7.75
  • Length of Shift in weeks: 2
  • Shifts per cycle: 10
  • Shift Pattern: Days
  • Days Off: As Per Rotation
  • Minimum Salary: $38.76
  • Maximum Salary: $53.66
  • Vehicle Requirement: Driver's License, Vehicle Required
Required Qualifications:

Active or eligible for registration and practice permit with the applicable college.

Additional Required Qualifications:

Basic Cardiac Life Support – Healthcare Provider (BCLS-HCP) is required. 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.

Preferred Qualifications:

Baccalaureate Degree in a health discipline, education, and/or leadership/administration 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.

Please note:

All postings close at 23:59 of the posting end date indicated.

Important:

Alberta Health Services (AHS) is committed to ensuring the safety of staff and patients and requires all NEW employees to provide a satisfactory criminal record check (CRC) and/or Vulnerable Sector Search(VSS) prior to the start of their employment. The CRC/VSS must be specific to the role at AHS and must be dated no more than 90 days prior to the date on your written offer from AHS.

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