Telemedicine Coordinator (PT, Term) - Burks Falls FHT (Burk's Falls)

Organization Name
Burks Falls FHT (Burk's Falls)
Position
Telemedicine Coordinator (PT)
FTE Type
0.5 - 18 month contract (19hrs/week)
Address

150 Huston Street
Box 550
Burk's Falls ON P0A 1C0
Canada

Closing date

The Burk’s Falls Family Health Team (BFFHT) is comprised of Physicians, Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, Social Worker, Health Promoter and an Administrative team. The Burk's Falls FHT  is focused on improving access to comprehensive, patient-centered, and team-based primary health care. The BFFHT is currently searching for a Telemedicine Coordinator (RPN)
Part-Time 18 month contract (19hrs/week)

Position Description
The Telemedicine Coordinator (TMC) provides patient/family care ensuring high quality telemedicine services to patients across the Almaguin Highlands region. The TMC, in collaboration with the interdisciplinary team, will deliver treatment with an emphasis on assessment, education, prevention, maintenance and restoration of health in a supportive manner. The TMC has a strong interest in the application of technology to improve access to primary care. This is a part-time contract reporting to the Executive Director. Key responsibilities of the role include, but are not limited to:

  • Carry out the Telemedicine program, meeting its clinical, educational and administrative goals
  • Provide patient-centered nursing care
  • Patient assessments and examinations, including vital signs and minor dressings
  • Preparing space and patients for Telemedicine events
  • Charting and documentation using an Electronic Medical Record (EMR)
  • Tracking statistics and generating reports for program evaluation
  • Assist with patient presentation and examinations as required
  • Develop expertise in the use and care of the equipment
  • Troubleshooting minor technical problems
  • Assist other interdisciplinary team members as required

Education, Qualification and Skills

  • RPN with current registration with the College of Nurses of Ontario
  • Evidence of strong clinical skill sets
  • Valid CPR/AED certification
  • Previous experience navigating patients through the health care system
  • Excellent communication skills (both oral and written) and organizational skills
  • Comfort and ease using technology (computers, Internet), and capable of minor troubleshooting as required
  • Previous experience in an OTN role an asset
  • Previous experience with electronic medical records (EMR) an asset

Additional Job Requirements

  • Must adhere to all BFFHT Policies and Procedures
  • Must be legally entitled to work in Canada
  • Criminal records check is required

Qualified applicants are asked to send their CV and cover letter to the attention of Kevin MacLeod, Executive Director at kevin.macleod@mahc.ca. Deadline for applications is Thursday July 9th, 2020. The Burk's Falls FHT thanks all applicants for their interest, however, only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.

The Burk’s Falls Family Health Team supports diversity, equity and a workplace free from harassment and discrimination. The Burk's Falls FHT encourages applications from all qualified candidates, including women, visible minorities, indigenous peoples and persons with a disability.

The Burk’s Falls Family Health Team is committed to improving access and opportunities for individuals with disabilities. If you require a specific accommodation during the application, interview or recruitment stage, please contact us at 705-382-4018 x 200 or by email at kevin.macleod@mahc.ca noting "Accessibility Inquiry" in the subject line, in order for appropriate accommodations to be made.