CBI Health Group Clinical Practice Manager Full Time in Halifax, NS

CBI Health Group

Branch Halifax NS CA

Clinical Practice Manager
Halifax, NS

Participates in the development of the Nursing/CCA Program policies, procedures and guidelines consistent with current professional and legal standards of…

RN – Clinical Practice Manager
Summary of Position
Accountable for supervision and clinical support of nurses. Responsibilities include clinical education and support, performance management. Creation, implementation and sustainability of Clinical approach for Eastern Canada.
The Clinical Practice Manager reports directly to the Regional Director.
Scope of Practice
The Clinical Practice Manager must be a licensed Registered Nurse practicing within the Standards of the CRNNS and work in accordance with the Regulated Health Professional Act (RHPA).
General Responsibilities
The Clinical Practice Manager adheres to CBI/We Care Home Health’s vision, mission, objectives, standards, policies, procedures and protocols and where appropriate, the policies and procedures of Continuing Care, DHW and or other customers of CBI/We Care Home Health.
Responsibilities include:

  • Ensuring the privacy of clients/caregivers/families, the health care team and fellow colleagues.
  • Consent


  • Reporting any client safety concerns or evidence of client abuse or child abuse as required by law.
  • Reporting immediately any safety concerns as per CBI/We Care Home Health’s policies and procedures and the Occupational Health and Safety Act.
  • Participating in all mandatory Health and Safety activities.
  • Ensuring proper use of routine practices and use of personal protective equipment when required.
  • Working safely at all times according to CBI/We Care Home Health standards.
  • Other

  • Identifying own learning needs and seeks out resources to meet those needs.
  • Maintaining professional growth and development through ongoing education.
  • Performing other tasks/responsibilities as assigned, other than those stated.
  • Position Specific Responsibilities
    Department Planning and Procedures

  • Identifies and leads process for engaging in community based chronic health issues
  • Engages with Community Stakeholders
  • Participates in the development of the Nursing/CCA Program policies, procedures and guidelines consistent with current professional and legal standards of practice
  • Implementation of nursing/CCA best practices with front line Care Givers
  • Develops, implements and evaluates Nursing/CCA Program training and education activities
  • Provides professional expertise related to clinical treatment and client services
  • Leads Nursing committees at local level
  • Participates in accreditation preparedness activities
  • Communication

  • Facilitates effective communications strategies to ensure quality client care
  • Facilitates open lines of communication both internally and externally between teams and partnerships
  • Assists with the implementation of the Nursing/CCA Program’s electronic documentation and communication
  • Facilitates work flow and educates staff on Outcome Based Care initiatives
  • Quality and Risk Management:

  • Ensures effective management of client, Continuing Care, DHW and nursing/CCA issues and concerns
  • Implementation of Risk Management activities within the Nursing/CCA Program
  • Participates in quality initiatives such as accreditation and best practices
  • Participates in data collection/ metrics to ensure ongoing quality
  • Participates in or liaise with PPRC, ensures collaboration
  • Supervision and Human Resources

  • Assists with interviews for new staff when necessary
  • Assist with orientation and ongoing clinical education of nurses/CCAs
  • Performance management of nurses including coaching, supervision, joint visits, performance reviews, chart audits, and annual competency assessments
  • Shares supervisory on call responsibilities
  • Provides oversight to the Nursing/CCA Program for the Manager’s planned absences
  • Client Services

  • Required to provide nursing services to clients in the community as needed
  • Customer Relationships

  • Identify and develop opportunities for community-based partnerships
  • Participates on external committees and working groups as required
  • Communicates on a day to day basis with partners as necessary
  • Assists with communication of processes and procedures to nursing team
  • Qualifications/Requirements

  • Graduate from an approved nursing program
  • Current registration in good standing with the CRNNS
  • Minimum 3 years experience in community health care
  • Nova Scotia wound care protocol training would be an asset
  • Experience in palliative care is an asset
  • Experience in infusion therapy is an asset
  • Experience in health care supervision or leadership preferred
  • Valid Nova Scotia drivers license, reliable vehicle. Travel is required throughout region.
  • Key attributes include the ability to plan, set priorities, problem solve, think critically, multi-task and resolve conflict
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision and direction
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Annual Conditions of Employment

  • Maintain annual college registration
  • Criminal record and Vulnerable sector check as per CBI/We Care Home Health Policy
  • Participation and completion of all Health and Safety requirements
  • Current CPR certification
  • Performance Monitoring
    Performance monitoring will be completed formally via a performance evaluation as required by CBI/We Care Home Health. This will facilitate continuous development and improvement of clinical and leadership practice. Performance monitoring will be evaluated utilizing, but not limited to:

  • Manager’s evaluation
  • Feedback from front line personnel
  • Compliments and complaints
  • Performance indicators
  • Remuneration
    Interested candidates please email cover letter along with resume

    Fill by:
    Mar 31, 2015

    Carolyn Miller
    [email protected]

    or proceed with Standard Application Form.

    Employment Type: Full Time
    Location: Halifax, NS, CA
    Posted on: 2015-03-24
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