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Job Title:
Utilization Coordinator

Posted Date:
Closing Date:
Functional Discipline:
Cardiac & Critical Care
Education Level:
None specified

Job Description

Location: Health Science Centre

Health Sciences Centre
Cardiac and Critical Care
Permanent, Full Time
Hours70 hours bi-weekly (8 hour days)
SalaryHL 19 ($59,806 - $77,748 per annum)
Competition Number2020002835
Posted Date16 June 2020
Closing Date23 June 2020

About Us
Eastern Health is the largest, integrated health authority in Newfoundland and Labrador employing approximately 13,000 dedicated employees and serving a population of more than 300,000 people. The authority offers the full continuum of health and community services including public health, long-term care, community services, hospital care and unique provincial programs and services. At Eastern Health we pride ourselves on providing the highest quality care and service possible to the people in our communities, in our region, and in the province. To do that, we employ qualified, competent and caring individuals who are dedicated to their professions and to our vision of Healthy People, Healthy Communities.

Job Summary
The Utilization Coordinator is accountable for the development, implementation, management and ongoing evaluation of Provincial Cardiac Surgery Wait List and Cardiac Care Database (APPROACH). The incumbent ensures appropriate access to cardiac surgery through continuous provincial liaison between wait list patients/families, regional physicians/ health care facilities.

The Cardiac Database provides population based, standardized. Comprehensive data for patients undergoing diagnostic heart catheterization, coronary revascularization and cardiac surgery. The incumbent provides overall leadership to database staff to facilitate data collection, analysis and dissemination. Eastern Health has entered into an initiative with the Federal Government to guarantee patients awaiting Coronary Artery bypass surgery will have their procedure completed with 182 days. It is the incumbent responsibility to monitor the waitlist to ensure this guarantee is met for the patients of the province.

Job Qualifications

A Bachelor Degree in Nursing or a health-related discipline is required.
Master's degree in the applicable area is preferred.

Minimum of five years of experience within the last seven years working in acute care is required.
Previous experience in a management role is preferred.

Competencies (Knowledge, Skills & Abilities)
Extensive knowledge of cardiac surgery and cardiology services.
Demonstrated strong Decision making, interpersonal, leadership and communication skills.
Demonstrated strong time management, organizational and prioritization skills.
Demonstrated ability to establish and promote a positive work environment for learning and innovation.
Demonstrated ability to lead, motivate and empower staff through change.
Demonstrated ability to manage financial resources in an effective and efficient manner.

Satisfactory record of work performance and attendance is required.

Please submit your resume/cover letter which clearly demonstrates how you meet the required qualifications.

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To become a part of our team, please submit your resume/cover letter or application form online, clearly demonstrating how you meet the required qualifications. Include your current mailing address, day-time contact number, e-mail address, competition and employee number if applicable.

Contact Information for Recruitment Related Inquiries:

Telephone: (709) 777-7777 (5-2) or 1-800-563-3693

Email: Applications/resumes are not accepted at this email address.

EXTERNAL APPLICANTS: We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. The successful candidate will be required to provide a satisfactory Certificate of Conduct from the RCMP or local Police (Vulnerable Sector Check may be required), educational documents, registration/licensure if applicable and Social Insurance Number.