Let us welcome you home.
Optima Living operates Independent Living, Assisted Living, Supportive Living and Memory Care communities in Alberta and British Columbia. Our communities are among the best places to live in Western Canada.
Our Vision: For every person to feel at home.
This is truly supported by our credo. “Let us welcome you home.” All of us here feel it is an honor to work with our residents and we advocate a resident-centered approach where the Resident, is the focus of all our endeavors.
As the Clinical Field Specialist, you are a licensed practical nurse in good standing with the Canadian Licensed Practical Nurse Association (CLPNA). You will support, train, and promote clinical best practices, and drive quality improvement solutions in collaboration with site-based management teams.
Taskforce – COVID, pre-opening projects, leadership transitions
Out of town travel required – min of 30%
Audit Compliance – Operationally ensures a day-to-day state of clinical preparedness in the Alberta Division
Assists with root cause analysis of non-compliance along with site level corrective action initiatives
In collaboration with the Director of Clinical Quality and the Quality Assurance Manager, engages in root cause analysis to identify quality improvement solutions and change mechanisms
Onboarding new Health & Wellness Managers
Supporting Health & Wellness Managers in training & development of front-line clinical teams
Supports General Managers onsite in the absence of a Health & Wellness Manager
Supports the clinical teams in the absence of registered clinical staff on duty
Assists the Director of Clinical Quality in tracking, trending, and addressing Clinical Quality Indicators
Works collaboratively with 3rd party clinical contractors to ensure adherence to Optima Living Clinical best practices across the Alberta platform
Assists in the assessment of property(s) leadership pipeline through the human capital review process
Makes staffing decisions to manage the talent cadre and pipeline at property level
Uses evaluation data to design/re-design quality programming to meet the needs of the Optima resident population
Understands associate and resident satisfaction results and assists in developing site action plans to address needed areas and build on strengths
Qualifications and Experience
Leadership experience is required
Completion of nursing diploma
Registered with provincial nursing association and in good standing
Experience in a residential care setting is preferred
Demonstrate infection control procedures
Exceptional interpersonal skills with peers, residents, visitors and operational partners
Superior organizational, oral and written communication skills
Demonstrate the ability to prioritize and problem solve
Flexibility to work a variety of shifts
Conditions of Employment