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Job Title:
Nurse Adjudicator

£35,754 per annum

Vacancy type:



Canada House, Trafalgar Square, London, UK

Closing date for applications:
25-04-2018 At midnight UTC/GMT

Summary of position:
Under the general direction of the Regional Medical Officer (RMO): processes Medical Reports of prospective immigrants, temporary residents and refugee/refugee claimants ( herein called applicants) to Canada provided both on paper and electronically; provides initial determination of medical admissibility of applicants for review by RMO or LES physician; provides final decision on medical admissibility for certain medical files based on established departmental guidelines, such activity including the screening and evaluation of chest x-rays; participates in research for and the preparation of reports and statistical information for submission to RMO and Health Branch (HB); develops protocols and guidelines for the management of routine medical files and those requiring special handling; identifies impediments to and develops resolutions for the effective delivery of the Regional Health Services program; provides expert advice, assistance and support to Panel Members (PM) program.

Essential qualifications:
Candidates will initially be screened on the essential qualifications below and must demonstrate in their cover letter how they meet these criteria. Only those candidates who meet all the Essential Requirements and demonstrate this clearly within their application will then proceed to the next stage of the process.

Completion of an undergraduate degree with at least a minor specialization in health sciences OR College training in health sciences, such as nursing or similar health field

- 2 years recent* experience working in health program administration, health adjudication or case management. *recent is defined as 2 years in the last 5 years.

Language Requirements: Fluency in written/oral communication in English

Occupational Certificate: Licensed to practice nursing without restriction in the U.K, Northern Europe or North America

Rated Requirements
Candidates must also meet the Rated Requirements shown below, which will be assessed through any of the following: cover letter, written test, oral communication, interview and reference checks.

- Ability to prioritise and meet deadlines
- Sound judgement, initiative and decision making
- Adaptability and Flexibility
- Client Focus
- Ability to work in a team
- Values and Ethics
- Ability to analyse medical records and provide clinical judgement
- Knowledge of clinical health care related to the management of Tuberculosis or chronic diseases

Asset Qualifications:
Asset Qualifications
Preference may be given to candidates who have the following asset qualifications. Candidates must also clearly demonstrate how they meet these factors in their cover letter:
- Experience in chest x-ray screening/reading;
- Fluency in French

Organizational Needs:

Operational Requirements:

Condition(s) of Employment:
Hours of work will be 37.5 per week, worked Monday to Friday at time to be arranged by the supervisor. Any job offer is subject to receipt of satisfactory employment and character references and the ability to obtain and maintain an Enhanced Reliability security screening (including a criminal record check).
Copies of educational qualifications will be required at the interview stage of the process. Successful candidate must have a valid passport and the required documentation allowing the right to work in the UK. Documentation will be required.

Area of selection:
United Kingdom

Important Notes:
This position is open to candidates currently resident in the UK, who hold current documentation allowing them to work in the UK without restriction, who meet all of the essential requirements stated and whose applications are received by the closing date. Those candidates holding documentation/visas not renewable in the UK such as the Youth Mobility Visa will not be eligible to apply for this position.

The High Commission of Canada does not reimburse any travel costs to and from interview nor does it reimburse any relocation costs. The High Commission of Canada does not sponsor work permit applications on behalf of candidates.

The High Commission of Canada is committed to building a diverse workforce.

The High Commission of Canada is committed to conducting inclusive, barrier-free selection processes.

Sorry, this vacancy is closed.

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