RN – Coordinated Connect to Care (C2C)
CUPS is a non-profit organization that was established in 1989 with the aim of helping people overcome the challenges of poverty and attain brighter futures. Through integrated healthcare, education and housing, CUPS and its partners assist adults and families in Calgary living with the adversity of poverty and traumatic events to become self-sufficient. CUPS believes that self-sufficiency is across multiple dimensions of resilience including economic, social emotional, health and developmental. CUPS believes that the science of building brains and resiliency is essential to the work of helping adults and families achieve self-sufficiency and needs to be applied in all of their practice.
We have an immediate temporary short-term contract for one (1) 1.0 FTE position within our Health Clinic for an experienced Registered Nurse (RN) to work within our outreach program – CUPS Connect to Care (C2C) with three (3) to five (5) years of progressive clinical experience as a healthcare professional including experience in Care Management, as a Registered Nurse (RN) in a medical background.
Connect 2 Care (C2C) is an intensive case management team that provides transitional care to vulnerable, low-income patients transitioning between acute care and the community. This team will improve linkages and navigation for vulnerable Calgarians with complex health and social needs to health, mental health, and addictions, social, financial and housing resources in a community-based setting. This team will collaborate with and improve communication between acute care services and community organizations to provide cost-effective solutions to discharge care for a complex population.
The successful candidate must have:
- Required: Graduation from an approved/accredited school of nursing. Preferred: Masters in Related Health Care Field
- Five to Six years of progressive clinical experience as a healthcare professional including experience in Care Management (RN).
- Is currently a member in good standing with the College and Association of Registered Nurses of Alberta (RN)
- Well-developed clinical and physical assessment skills including experience with mental health assessments.
- Strong research and analytical skills.
- Ability and experience working with diverse communities; knowledge of harm reduction and trauma informed practices.
- Excellent leadership, communication and interpersonal skills.
- Strong ability to work independently and in a collaborative team environment.
- Good time management skills, problem solving skills and the ability to prioritize workload.
- Knowledge of community resources that can assist individuals who are low-income or homeless; including but not limited to mental health, housing and health resources in Calgary.
- Familiarity with Calgary acute care services and confidence with navigation of the ED.
- Experience in using electronic document/records repositories.
- Five to Six years of progressive clinical experience as a healthcare professional including experience in Care Management (RN), Data and Utilization Management, Safety, Infection Control, etc.
We offer a competitive salary range.
Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.
Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and résumé by November 18, 2017 to:
1001 10 Ave SW