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Palliative Care Coordinator - Repost

Requisition ID: 272622 

Position Number: 20044450

Posting End Date: Open Until Filled 

City: Winnipeg

Site: WRHA Community Health Services

Work Location: 409 Tache Avenue

Department / Unit: Palliative Care Team 

Job Stream: Clinical 

Union: MGEU-COMMUNITY

Anticipated Start Date - End Date: ASAP - 09/04/2022

Reason for Term: Other Leave

FTE: 1.00 

Anticipated Shift: Days;Evenings;Weekends 

Daily Hours Worked: 7.25

Annual Base Hours: 1885

Salary: $32.489, $33.597, $34.843, $36.099, $37.433, $38.814, $40.320, $41.904, $43.521, $44.812

 

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Position Overview

The Palliative Care Coordinator functions as a key member of an interdisciplinary team within the Palliative Care Program. The Palliative Care Coordinator in consultation with other team members will have primary responsibility for determining eligibility of clients for the WRHA Palliative Care Program and its components based on established criteria. The coordinator will be responsible for ongoing case management of palliative care clients, including Home Care services. The coordinator will be the primary contact for palliative care team members regarding changes in client conditions and service needs.

Experience

  • Two years directly related community experience in Palliative Care required.
  • Community experience an asset.

Education (Degree/Diploma/Certificate)

  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing or an acceptable equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered.

Certification/Licensure/Registration

  • Current active CRNM Registration.
  • CNA certification in Hospice Palliative Care Nursing an asset.
  • Valid Driver’s License and use of a vehicle.

Qualifications and Skills

  • Familiar with philosophy and vision of the WRHA Palliative Care Program.
  • Knowledge of computer systems, word processing and email applications.
  • Demonstrated effective verbal and written communication skill.
  • Ability to carry out responsibilities of the position with minimal supervision and direction.
  • Proven ability to work as a member of an interdisciplinary team.
  • Ability to adapt readily to changing demands and situations including conflict resolution and negotiating skills.

Physical Requirements

  • May be required to work for long periods of time at a computer.
  • May be required to stand, bend and do lifting for extended periods of time.
  • May be required to answer phones for extended periods of time.
  • Available to work days, evenings, and weekend rotating shifts.

 

This term position may end earlier as outlined in your collective agreement.

 

The Collective Agreement this position is covered under, is identified by the Union noted above.  As a result of The Health Sector Bargaining Unit Review Act, the bargaining agent for this position may differ from the Union identified.  In the event you have any questions, please contact your site Human Resources Department.

 

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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