Rai Coordinator

Municipal Corporation Waterloo Regional Municpality of Waterloo

Length:  Temporary Part-Time (for approximately 12 months)
Department/Division:  Community Services/Seniors’ Services – Resident Care-Admin
Hours of Work:  45 hours bi-weekly, 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Tue, Wed, Thu.
Union:  Ona 15 SSH
Grade:  A
Wage: $33.23 - $47.58 per hour
Location:  Sunnyside Home, 247 Franklin St. N., Kitchener
Closing Date:  February 13, 2020 9:00 a.m.

Description of Duties:
Coordinates the process to ensure the Seniors’ Services Division complies with documentation standards set by the Province and the College of Nurses of Ontario, focusing primarily on the quality and accuracy of data entered to the RAI database system and its application in planning care for residents by various disciplines within Sunnyside Home. Day, evening, night, and/or weekend hours are occasionally required to train others and meet submission deadlines. 

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities Required: 
• Thorough knowledge of current RAI system, normally acquired through RAI training and certification as well as experience working with and leading others in the use of RAI.
• Thorough practical knowledge of nursing methods and procedures acquired as a Registered Nurse with current registration with the College of Nurses of Ontario, plus current gerontogical nursing experience including psychogeriatrics and clients with dementias.
• Computer skills using a clinical software system (e.g., Point Click Care), as well as Microsoft Office, Outlook, and the Internet.
• Thorough knowledge of the College of Nurses of Ontario documentation standards, and MOHLTC and RAI documentation requirements.  Knowledge of the Long Term Care Homes Act (2007) as it relates to care of residents.  Knowledge of Personal Health Information Privacy Act and Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.
• Assessment, critical thinking, and attention to detail in order to complete and/or review coding, data submissions, and documentation; resolve complex or unique issues; and complete care plans and RAPs.  Coordination and planning skills in order to establish schedules to ensure completion of documentation and assessments; develop and coordinate training; and maintain Focus Charting system.
• Leadership, communication, and human relations skills in order to communicate effectively with staff, residents and families; exchange information with external contacts regarding RAI and other documentation issues and practices; and participate as an effective team member.  Skill in adult education in order to communicate, explain, and train others in mandated documentation requirements.
• Thorough knowledge of quality improvement principles with ability to problem solve and model positive behaviour for staff.
• Must provide an acceptable Police Records Check to ensure suitability for working with vulnerable populations.
• Ability to develop, write, and revise submission schedules, resident care plans, incidental progress notes, reports, letters, standard operating procedures, presentations, training materials, and policy.
• Ability to communicate clearly with other health care team members to teach and advise on proper documentation policy and procedure, respond to inquiries from all levels of staff, and describe policies and procedures to internal and external contacts.
• Ability to read, understand, and follow corporate, departmental, divisional, and provincial policies, procedures, instructions, and guidelines, as well as reference manuals, professional literature, and correspondence.
• Ability to support and project values compatible with the organization.

Please apply online, by the closing date Feb 13, 2020 quoting competition number 2020-1116, or drop off your resume to the Region of Waterloo, Information Desk located on the main floor at 150 Frederick Street, Kitchener, ON N2G 4J3.

We thank all applicants in advance; however, we will be corresponding only with those selected for an interview.

The Region of Waterloo is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion. We encourage qualified applicants to apply and will accommodate the needs of qualified applicants under the Human Rights Code in all parts of the hiring process.

Alternate formats of this document are available upon request. Please contact the Service First Call Centre at phone number (519) 575-4400, TTY number (519-575-4608) to request an alternate format.

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The Regional Municipality of Waterloo,
Human Resources Department
150 Frederick Street, 3rd Floor,
Kitchener, Ontario N2G 4J3

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