Resident Assessment Instrument-Minimum Data Set Application Support
- 66,578.85 - 77,902.50 annually
- City Of Ottawa
Responsible for coordinating the implementation of RAI-MDS business application; including coordination of an interdisciplinary team to ensure successful and timely implementation of the software and training plan in a professional manner with an emphasis on resident safety and engagement. The RAI-MDS Application Support Specialist, in consultation with management, will develop a framework that will provide continuous and sustainable processes, including knowledge transfer, beyond the implementation phase.
Education & Experience
Graduation from a two (2) year community college diploma in nursing, health sciences or related discipline
Three (3) years of clinical experience, project leadership or management experience in a geriatric or long term care setting
*Experience and formal training combined with demonstrated performance and ability may substitute for stipulated academic requirements.
Language, Certificates & Licenses
The successful candidate will be required to complete a Vulnerable Sector Check to the City of Ottawa’s satisfaction.
French oral, reading, writing required.
English oral, reading, writing required.
- Homes for the Aged and Rest Homes Act
- Computer applications (Word, Outlook, PowerPoint and Excel)
- Long Term Care program manuals and standards of the Ministry of Health and Long Term Care
- Aging process and the needs of persons residing in a long term care facility
- Best practices in an interdisciplinary long term care setting
- Adult education principles and practices
- Training development, facilitation, and evaluation methodology
Competencies & Skills
- Demonstrated interested in the RAI-MDS
- Well-organized and effective time management skills
- Ability to work with and relate to interdisciplinary team members and other stakeholders
- Proficient computer skills
- Strong problem solving abilities
- Work some evenings and weekends
- Teach and motivate adults with diverse educational and experiential backgrounds
- Clear aptitude for detail-oriented work
- Demonstrated success leading new initiatives
- Communicate effectively and persuasively, both orally and in writing
- Plan, organize, implement, and evaluate training programs that address various levels of user competency
- Develop and deliver training and presentations
- Analyze needs and present proposals
- Interpret legislation, policy and procedures
- Provide direction and leadership
- Develop, foster and maintain effective relationships with staff
- Handle challenging support situations in a professional manner, effectively diffusing and deescalating end user frustration
- Manage multiple tasks and determine priorities
- Effective problem solving and organizational skills
- Work independently and within multi-disciplinary teams