AESES - Northern Medical Clinic Coordinator

Northern Medical Clinic Coordinator
Revision Date: August 2005

Classification: Northern Medical Clinic Coordinator
Unit: AESES
Hay Point Range: 222 – 272

CHARACTER OF THE JOB

Located in a Northern Manitoba hospital or clinic, these positions perform all the duties of the Northern Medical Clinic Assistant and have the overall responsibility for co-ordinating the operation of the clinic on a day-to-day basis and for supervising the other clinic nursing staff.

CHARACTERISTIC DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Performs any duties of the Northern Medical Clinic Assistant required to support the activities of the clinic.
  • Organizes and supervises specialty clinics such as diabetic, prenatal and visiting consultant clinics.
  • Maintains clinic supplies.
  • Performs other related duties as required or assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED

The minimum qualifications necessary for acceptable (satisfactory) job performance are:

Level of Formal Education

Licensed Practical Nurse, Registered Nursing Assistant Diploma or equivalent certification.

Experience

  • One to two years clinical nursing experience, preferably in a Northern clinic or related health care setting.
  • One to two years' experience supervising other LPNs or other non-professional nursing staff.
  • Experience training and evaluating the performance of subordinates .

Skills and Abilities

  • Demonstrated good judgement in serving the needs of the unit and patients.
  • Must be self-motivated, show initiative and able to work independently in a busy environment.
  • Demonstrated excellent interpersonal and communication skills required.
  • Must demonstrate an appreciation of the various communities and cultures served in the clinic and be sensitive in dealing with culturally-related issues.
  • Must be professional and maintain a high level of confidentiality at all times.
  • Familiarity with the environment, culture and living conditions of the area is required.
  • Some positions may required proficiency in an Aboriginal language.

Physical Requirements

  • Physically capable of performing the duties as assigned, which may include moderate to heavy lifting.
  • Must live in the community in which the clinic is located.

This class specification is intended to illustrate the characteristics of this classification level and should not be interpreted as a description of any one individual position within this classification level.