College currently seeking an RN or LPN Accreditation Assessment Coordinator (part-time contract)

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The College of Physicians & Surgeons of Alberta is seeking a Registered Nurse(s) or Licensed Practice Nurse(s) to participate in accreditation assessments of Non-Hospital Surgical Facilities (NHSF) as an Assessment Coordinator. In addition to coordinating assessments, the successful applicant will serve as a key team member in ensuring compliance with College assessment standards and processes.

This part-time contract position will require travel to urban facilities across the province.

Qualifications include:

  • Current registration with the College and Association of Registered Nurses (CARNA) or College of Licensed Practice Nurses of Alberta (CLPNA)
  • More than 5 years of experience in an operating room/recovery setting
  • Formal Infection Prevention and Control knowledge and experience
  • Hold a valid Alberta driver’s license and a reliable personal vehicle
  • Management experience in a healthcare setting
  • Experience with Quality Systems Management is an asset
  • Knowledge and understanding of the application of surgical standards and guidelines
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Strong customer services and collaborative skills
  • Use of Microsoft Office programs at an intermediate to advanced level
  • Own and maintain a cell phone and personal computer with current MS compatible software and security capability.

Duties include:

  • Scheduling and performing on-site assessments of assigned facilities
  • Act as a primary resource for assessment team members and facilities
  • Gathering data from assessment team members and compiling a final report in the format and time frame set out by the accreditation program.
  • Attend scheduled meetings of the NHSF advisory committee to present and answer questions regarding assessment reports (3 – 4 per year), and other CPSA scheduled meetings as requested.
  • Continued professional development to maintain currency in NHSF accreditation.
  • Review facility assessment responses and required evidence of compliance and make recommendations to the Advisory Committee on acceptability and/or further follow-up action.

The time commitment for this position is estimated to be 10 – 20 days per year. Remuneration is competitive.

This position offers independent-minded, quality-focused professionals an exciting opportunity in a growing area of healthcare regulation. Provincial geographical representation will be a consideration in the selection of the successful candidates. Please note: This is a contract position with no set end date.

Please submit your resume and two letters of reference from colleagues by February 28, 2018 to:

Ms. Arla Maier, Program Manager
Clinical Accreditation Services
College of Physicians & Surgeons of Alberta
#2700 10020 – 100 Street NW
Edmonton AB T5J 0N3
Fax: 780-428-2712
Arla.Maier@cpsa.ab.ca