Quality and Risk Coordinator (Licensed Healthcare Professional)
in Halifax, NS

Halifax, NS
Full-time - Permanent
Experienced
$78,000 - $84,000 / year
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Competition Number: QRC-001-CB

NOTICE OF JOB OPPORTUNITY:

Quality and Risk Coordinator (Licensed Healthcare Professional)

Saint Vincent's Nursing Home is a dynamic accredited 148-bed long-term care facility in Halifax. Our employees pride themselves on providing Resident and Family Centred Care in a warm, compassionate, and safe environment. Through various shared service agreements, we collaborate with other nursing homes who share similar vision, mission, and values to build capacity and maximize resources. 

We are seeking a full-time Quality and Risk Coordinator to join our team of professional, qualified leaders.

Purpose

Accountable to the Risk and Compliance Manager, the Quality and Risk Coordinator works primarily within the nursing and resident care departments supporting and contributing to continuous quality improvement. In collaboration with team members, the coordinator ensures compliance with industry standards, legislation, and all internal and external quality programs. With a resident and family-centred focus on care and service, the coordinator builds relationships with residents and families, staff and volunteers, and health care professionals to meet the organizational objectives.

Overview of Responsibilities

  • Promotes and contributes towards a Safety for All culture.
  • Tracks audits, manages data and indicators related to risk and safety.
  • Generates required reports and provides information to support decision-making.
  • Assists with development and management of policies to ensure policy changes (or reviews) are planned, implemented, and evaluated in consultation with others.
  • Coordinates documentation demonstrating compliance with external and internal standards.
  • Works with a team to create quality improvement and action plans with a focus on risk and safety management.
  • Monitors outcomes and manages and updates documentation.

Qualifications / Assets

  • Commitment to resident and family-centred care.
  • Healthcare professional able to be licensed in Nova Scotia.
  • Post secondary education in quality and risk management preferred.
  • Knowledge of the principles of quality, risk, and safety within healthcare.
  • Experience with compiling, analysing, and presenting data.
  • Understanding of compliance and legislative requirements within long-term care.
  • Comfortable working in a long-term care setting.

Skills

  • Own transportation for weekly travel within HRM.
  • Works well on a team and independently.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite with the ability to adapt to new software and technology.
  • Able to prioritize activities and time using strong organizational skills.
  • Competent problem-solver, skilled in decision-making.
  • Flexible and innovative .

We encourage candidates of all backgrounds and experiences to apply. Equivalencies will be considered; please indicate how you could achieve the outcomes of the position through a varied combination of education and experience.

Salary and Benefits

Saint Vincent's offers a competitive compensation package including a medical and dental plan, pension through NSHEPP, group life, long term disability, free parking, flexible scheduling, and generous vacation and holiday allocation. Salary $78,000-$84,000 commensurate with experience.

Quoting competition number QRC-001-CB Interested applicants should apply in writing to [email protected] by October 18, 2022. We appreciate and thank all those who submit applications; but only those selected for an interview will be contacted. 

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