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Company Name:
Hospice Calgary Society
Approximate Salary:
Not Specified
Location:
Calgary, Alberta
Country:
Canada
Industry:
Health
Position type:
Full Time
Experience level:
5 - 10 years
Education level:
Bachelor's Degree

Director of Clinical Care - Rosedale Hospice

Our Director of Clinical Care is Retiring!

Permanent, Full- Time

Are you passionate about providing excellence at the bedside and do you love a job where every day is different – and they all have meaning?

Do you want to use both your palliative clinical skills and your managerial expertise?

Do you enjoy fresh baked cookies, great colleagues, patients and families, and working as part of a team?

Hospice Calgary guides children, teens and adults through the grieving process as they face a life threatening illness and death of a loved one. Our team of professionals provides individual, family and group support as well as 24-hour end-of-life care. We operate two centres of care: Sage Centre for counselling and education services and Rosedale Hospice for residential end-of-life care.

Rosedale Hospice is our residential end-of-life cancer care facility. It is a quiet, peaceful home where patients and their family and friends are cared for in a supportive environment. We have a full complement of staff and volunteers who work together to ensure that each client receives individualized, 24-hour care.

Position Summary: This position oversees the residential patient care provided at Rosedale Hospice.  The position is responsible for the planning and practice of residential hospice care. Issues related to clinical practice, hiring and supervision of staff, and initiating policy development are also key focal areas. This position represents Hospice Calgary (Rosedale Hospice) when working with Alberta Health Services.  (For full details see http://www.hospicecalgary.ca/page/careers)

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

 (For full details see http://www.hospicecalgary.ca/page/careers)

  • Models and promotes exceptional clinical practice and the belief in the philosophy of hospice care
  • Works with Hospice Calgary Leadership Team to ensure continuity of care and provide input into the growth of community hospice services
  • Coordinates the recruitment and evaluation of direct care staff
  • Provides supervision to ensure care is supported 24 hours a day, 7 days per week
  • Responsible for meeting with patients and family members when admitted and as needed throughout the duration of the patient’s stay
  • Liaises with AHS and other health care institutions and agencies
  • Maintains statistical database and contributes to measures evaluating Hospice Calgary services
  • Represents Hospice Calgary on the Hospice QI Committee, Accreditation Team, and other working groups as required

Qualifications:

  • Degree in Nursing and registration in good standing with CARNA
  • CHPCN (C) designation preferred
  • 5-10 years’ progressive experience in hospice palliative care nursing, program development, and management

Our Organization

We are leaders: we strive for excellence and provide high quality service to our clients.

We live our values: we don’t just say we value compassion and empathy, we demonstrate these values daily.

We make a difference: we respect the individual needs of each patient/client and know we have a positive impact on the community.

Applications will be accepted until suitable candidates are found. Only qualified applicants will be contacted.

Submit resume and cover letter with attention to Sarah Walker, Executive Director [email protected]