15 Apr 2017

Full-Time Palliative Care Consultant

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Job Description

Palliative Care Consultant

Acclaim Health announces the availability of one (1) Full Time Palliative Care Consultant position working in the Mississauga area with the Palliative Care Consultation Program. This position will require flexible hours including evenings and weekends when facilitating educational courses and attending conferences. It also will require a home office.

PRIMARY FUNCTIONS:

  • Offer palliative care education, consultation, mentorship, and links to appropriate resources for front line staff across the continuum of care
  • Deliver case-based consultation, education, training and mentorship to front line service providers supporting a palliative care approach in a variety of care settings including Long Term Care Homes, Hospitals, Community Nursing and Support Agencies, Hospices, Supportive Housing, Day Programs and other organizations.
  • Facilitate palliative care courses, seminars and other education opportunities using principles of adult education.
  • Provide leadership to local Palliative Care Teams through participation at biweekly Team rounds, providing linkages to other organizations and supports as needed.
  • Assist service providers in the application of “A Model to Guide Hospice Palliative Care” using assessment tools and best practice guidelines.

POSITION REQUIREMENTS:

  • Baccalaureate in Nursing preferred
  • Canadian Nurses Association certification in Hospice Palliative Care
  • Member in good standing with the College of Nurses
  • Membership with Hospice Palliative Care Ontario preferred
  • Membership with RNAO preferred
  • Minimum five (5) years’ experience in palliative care
  • Experience teaching using the principles of effective adult learning education an asset
  • Excellent interpersonal, presentation and communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently
  • Proficient time management and effective teamwork skills
  • Excellent critical thinking skills
  • Ability to successfully interface with all levels of healthcare professionals
  • Valid Ontario driver’s license and access to a vehicle
  • Excellent MS Office Suite skills (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint)

Palliative Care Consultant

Job Categories: Featured. Job Types: Full-Time. Salary: 60,000 - 80,000.

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