Supervisor, Nursing Best Practice –Permanent Full-time (Toronto Central)

Founded in 1925, VHA is a not-for-profit, charitable organization made up of over 3,000 diverse professionals - nurses, personal support workers, rehab therapists, home support workers, extreme cleaners, and office support staff. Together, we provide high quality care, with great heart, to vulnerable populations in the communities we serve. This includes seniors, families, new parents, newborn babies, people with physical and mental disabilities, children with medically complex needs, and the terminally ill. We provide service 24 hours a day, seven days a week to clients in their homes, in schools, in retirement homes and other locations in the community. In every role and at every level, we lead with purpose, build bonds that matter, and we’re passionate about providing spectacular care.

 

We are currently seeking a: 

 

Supervisor, Nursing Best Practice –Permanent Full-time (Toronto Central)

 

Working in the Toronto Central Region offers exciting opportunities to be at the centre of innovative partnerships and to work with Ontario Health Teams exploring new models of service delivery. If you enjoy working in cross sectoral and interprofessional teams, consider joining our team of engaged and supportive leaders.  We are looking for a supervisor who leads with purpose and passion.   

You will provide clinical support and in-home supervision and oversight for the purpose of monitoring practice standards, client care needs and outcomes as well as resource utilization and productivity in the provision of nursing (RN and RPN) services.

Working with a client and family-centred philosophy, you will work with interdisciplinary teams to provide clinical leadership, expertise and consultation to Nurses to enhance the quality of care and improve overall quality of life.

 

Key Skills, Experience and Behaviours required for this position:

 

  • Undergraduate degree in Nursing combined with a thorough understanding of Standards of Practice as established by the CNO
  • Ongoing membership with professional associations
  • Graduate Degree in Nursing, Education or Health Administration is an asset
  • Minimum of 5 years progressive experience in nursing of which 2 years include experience in a supervisory or advanced practice role (community nursing experience will be an asset)
  • Work experience handling complaints and resolving conflicts
  • Good understanding of the health care services and delivery processes in the community/home care sector
  • Strong clinical practitioner with an ability to use knowledge-transfer techniques to put evidence-based knowledge into practice
  • Demonstrated knowledge and/or skills in the use of information technology for electronic clinical documentation and clinical decision support
  • Awareness and understanding of all relevant legislation related to practice standards, standards of safety and quality, and employment standards including human rights legislation
  • Strong organizational and self-management skills with demonstrated ability to achieve personal, professional, and organizational performance targets
  • Demonstrated leadership experience and ability to coach and motivate teams
  • Superior interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills, and skilled in customer service
  • Clear, logical, system thinker and innovative problem solver with demonstrated advanced judgment and decision-making skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently, and to lead or contribute as a member of an inter-professional team
  • Demonstrated commitment to modeling lifelong learning and continuous professional growth
  • Use of proper body mechanics and successful completion of the Physical Readiness Test to ensure safe work practices are followed, including mobility, transfers, bending, lifting, push and pulling
  • Valid driver’s license and use of a car on the job required
  • Availability for after hours, on-call work
  • Flexibility in scheduling is required, including days, weekends, evenings, and holidays

To Apply: Please apply at www.vha.ca.

 

VHA Home HealthCare is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

VHA is committed to creating an inclusive and diverse work environment.

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