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Education Senior Consultant, Medication Reconciliation

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Consultant
Corporate - Quality & Healthcare Improvement
Temporary Full Time
Negotiable
Negotiable
Reg AHS.Medical Reconciliation
Exempt
1.0
2012-11-21
2012-11-27  Time: 23:59
2012-12-04
2015-12-31

Saturday/Sunday
Days
Salary will commensurate with qualifications and experience.
The Education Senior Consultant in the Clinical Quality Improvement department, within the Quality & Healthcare Improvement division is a professional position reporting to the Zone Director of Clinical Quality Improvement. The Education Senior Consultant works with a high degree of independence and in concert with the Provincial MedRec Working group to provide expert knowledge and leadership in the development of quality and safety curriculum for MedRec. MedRec is a priority patient safety initiative within Alberta Health Services. Quality and safety are intertwined, complex concepts with multiple dimensions. Thus an integrated, highly rigorous curriculum, developed for healthcare professional across AHS is essential. This role would serve as expert counsel in the development of the same. The Education Senior Consultant provides leadership and project management expertise to ensure priority patient safety initiatives such as MedRec are delivered within scope, cost, time, and quality across the organization.

The Education Senior Consultant will interpret organizational needs, assess requirements and recommend solutions to complex non standard issues and requests. Working independently with minimal guidance; may lead functional teams, projects, course development, and course coordination. The position works to ensure Alberta Health Services values and goals are implemented and integrated in the delivery of MedRec education and programming.

As this is provincial position, the location is negotiable.

Salary/Benefits: This position is classified as a P4-2. Minimum $80,000.00 to maximum $119,750.00 annually.
A minimum of a Master’s degree in health related discipline, and appropriate licenses and designation; consideration will be given to equivalent experience.

A minimum of 5 years experience in education delivery with patient safety, quality improvement or project management in an organization of significant size, complexity and diversity is preferred (healthcare experience an asset).

In addition, the incumbent will possess a record of accomplishment in the following areas:
  • Possess a solid foundation of knowledge about the health care system.
  • Demonstrated working knowledge or certification in patient safety science/quality improvement methodologies such as lean is an asset.
  • Practical experience in professional practice learning and development an asset.
  • Experience and knowledge in development and delivery of eLearning and experience with software such as Captivate, Lectora or Adobe is an asset.
  • Cumulative experience in project planning and/or quality improvement cycles.
  • Significant experience in leadership of highly functional teams; possessing delegation, problem solving, mentoring, and team building skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to foster relationships and influence partnerships with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Strong interpersonal, communication, and organizational skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to plan, implement and evaluate change management processes.

    • Vehicle Required - Required to provide a vehicle for business use; along with acceptable driver's abstract and proof of business insurance


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