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Interested in a career that makes a meaningful difference in the lives of others?  One where you are valued and respected, listened to, and empowered to live up to your potential?  If so, Chartwell Retirement Residences is the place for you.

We are always looking for empathetic, positive and passionate individuals committed to Making People's Lives Better.  With over 200 residences across Canada, we have an opportunity for you that will make a difference in your life.

The Resident Assessment Instrument (RAI) Coordinator is responsible for the overall administration, organization, education, co-ordination and implementation of the Minimum Data Set (MDS) for the interdisciplinary team. Provides supervision and assistance to the interdisciplinary team regarding MDS documentation.  Oversees the development, co-ordination and file retention for the data submission process to the Canadian Institute for Health Information (CIHI).

The responsibilities for this position include, but are not limited to: 

  • Monitoring and providing on-site support to all RAI users in the residence;

  • Participating in the planning and organization of the residence’s RAI process change;

  • Attending related educational sessions;

  • Communicating regularly with the RAI users and management team;

  • Providing RAI-MDS 2.0 education and computer application training to all RAI users;

  • Generating RAI-MDS 2.0 reports and facilitating their use in clinical and operational decision-making;

  • Ensuring a resident assessment schedule is developed, completed, current, and accessible to all RAI users;

  • Assisting RAI users to correctly code assessments and providing support for validation of coding;

  • Working with RAI users to develop processes that ensures data accuracy, an efficient data collection process, assessment completion, and data utilization;

  • Overseeing the development and coordination of the data submission process;

  • Overseeing the RAI process according to residence policies, MOHLTC regulations, College Standards of Practise and interRAI requirements;

  • Ensuring MDS assessments, resident assessment protocols, and care planning are completed in a timely manner;

  • Liaising with the vendor to develop a training plan for RAI users in the residence;

  • Providing the project team with an electronic submission of a Monthly Progress Report on the residence’s implementation progress;

  • Completing and submitting all required RAI implementation assignments in a timely manner to the Project Support Centre;

  • Providing ongoing leadership for education, data accuracy, data submission, and computer applications of the RAI

The ideal candidates will possess:

  • Minimum of 3 years clinical, project leadership or managerial experience in Long Term Care, must also be a Registered Nurse (RN) or Registered Practical Nurse (RPN) - current member in good standing with the College of Nurses in your province;
  • A sound  knowledge and background in Long Term Care;
  • A sound knowledge of the Long Term Care Act, Ministry of Health Long Term Care Program Standards, including documentation requirements.

Candidates must be available to work days, evenings and weekends. 

To apply please email your CV/resume to

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