Description Position at Victorian Order of Nurses for Canada – Nova Scotia Branch
Employment Status: Regular, Full Time (1.0 FTE)
Program Name: Client Services
Number of Hours Bi-Weekly: 75
Work Schedule: Days, with an evening & weekend rotation
Union/Bargaining Unit: NSGEU
On Call: No
Location(s): Yarmouth, NS
The Service Delivery team will operate on a 7 days per week schedule, and the successful candidate must be available to work some weekends as well as evenings and holidays.
- Work as part of the Service Delivery team in the intake of new clients, and the planning and maintenance of client visits and service records.
- Liaise with funders, clients and the care team in the community regarding services and information and is the first point of contact for all incoming service requests
- Coordination of service providers schedules and updates
- Receive and process referrals and updates and responds to phone inquiries from community, customers, clients, doctors, service providers, and other agencies
- Coordinate all standardized data input, triaging of calls and information
- Work closely with frontline nurses, supporting their day to day needs
- Other duties/task as assigned by Manager
- Grade 12 required, university/college education preferred
- Ability to provide high-quality customer service in a fast paced environment with multiple priorities and competing deadlines
- Demonstrated skills in conflict resolution, problem-solving & critical thinking
- Excellent communication skills; both written and oral
- Demonstrated proficiency using the Microsoft Office suite of programs, including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
- A current and original copy of a satisfactory Criminal Records Check is required upon the start of your employment
- A Vulnerable Sector Search and/or Child Abuse Registry Check may be required
- Ability to speak French is an asset in French Designated areas
Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities: fast-paced environment; attention to detail; lift and carry using appropriate lifting techniques; walk, sit, stand, and climb stairs; grip and fine hand movements.
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