Manager - Clinical Informatics and RAI MDS

  • Scarborough, Ontario, Canada
  • Ina Grafton
  • Full-time
  • Management
  • res-43465

Do you have a passion for making a difference?

At Ina Grafton Gage Home, we are passionate about ‘Making Every Moment Matter.” We are seeking a candidate that shares our values - a person who has a passion to make a difference, who has a strong moral compass and has a commitment to teamwork.

Making every moment matter is about improving all the things that make life enjoyable. Things like making someone feel better, making connections with them or for them with other residents, showing them a new song or even just giving them something to look forward to.
At Ina Grafton Gage Home, we are passionate about providing compassionate care for families' loved ones, where the residents of our home come before anything else. Our values at Ina Grafton Gage Home follow a teamwork, knowledge, compassion and excellence. This philosophy can be seen in every aspect and level of our home.
Since Ina Grafton Gage Home opened, we have offered a community within a community that people were happy to call ‘home’. We pride ourselves in this community connection, our philosophies and the feeling of comfort that can be felt as soon as the door opens.
Responsibilities of the Manager of Clinical Informatics at Ina Grafton Gage Home

The Manager of Clinical Informatics is responsible for the overall day-to-day delivery of health care operations, ensuring that the health care services comply with the Long Term Care Act (LTCA) and other relevant legislation.
Essential Duties are the technical skills and knowledge that an employee requires in order to perform their role. Below is detailed information on required Essential Duties for your position.

This position is responsible for but not limited to:
The Manager of Clinical Informatics manages the information technology and compliance related to Resident Care through coordinating the RAI-MDS process and monitoring of Quality outcomes and CIHI reports. Is also responsible for the quality of resident care and nursing restorative philosophy and furthermore ensures compliance through coaching, mentoring, and discipline as required.
The Manager of Clinical Informatics reports to the Director of Nursing and is an imperative member of the interdisciplinary team.
Key Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Managing the co-ordination and completion of the resident assessments, tracking forms,resident assessment protocols (RAPs) and care plans
  • Schedules and monitors all informatics on residents assessments
  • Responsible for education and software training to appropriate staff members on RAI-MDS
  • Reviews CIHI reports with staff
  • Participates in quality initiatives resulting from MDS/CIHI indicators
  • Coordinates the AIS certification of all newly hired registered staff
  • Closely monitors RUGs/CMI results
  • Responsible to ensure staff education, orientation and mentoring to support the transfer of RAI MDS 2.0 and Quality Improvement knowledge within the homeLeads the Quality Team and Quality Improvement Plan development within the Home
  • Leads the Nursing Restorative program in the home
  • Mentors and coaches the Nursing Restorative Therapists
  • As a member of the in-home management team, participate in the recruitment, selection,training, and performance management

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Registered health professional licensed under the Health Disciplines Act
  • Well-developed written and oral communication skills
  • Knowledge and experience with adult education strategies/facilitation
  • Experience in Quality Improvement and LEAN process
  • Proficient computer skills and strong problem solving abilities
  • Ability to work with and relate to interdisciplinary team members and other internal stakeholders
  • Knowledge of RAI-MDS – AIS certified, if not must be completed successfully within one (1)year of being hired
  • Skills and knowledge in trending and analyzing data
  • Knowledge of Quality Improvement * Minimum of two (2) years experience in a long term care setting

Work Environment*
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We are committed to maintaining a safe and healthy work environment, in accordance with industry standards and in compliance with legislative requirements, which includes taking steps to prevent/minimize occupational injury and illness.
We are also committed to meeting the accessibility standards set out in the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005, including making accessibility an integral part of recruiting, hiring and supporting employees with disabilities.

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