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ADL   Activities of Daily Living
Administrative Skills   performing interviews (selection and interview process), input into hiring, performance appraisals, working knowledge of collective agreements, department budgeting, strategic planning, department policy and procedure development.
ATD   Admission/Transfer/Discharge
Bookkeeping   recording of accounts or transactions.
CAD   Computer Assisted Drafting
CHRA   Canadian Health Record Association
CIHI   Canadian Institute of Health Information
CISM   Critical Incident Stress Management
Clients, Patients, Residents   Those requiring/receiving health care services.
Communicate   to convey knowledge of or information about.
Computer: Advanced   install, configure and manage hardware, software and networks; perform systems analysis and design; develop computer programs; and provide end-user technical support.
Computer: Basic   access programs and files, maneuver in a Windows environment, use e-mail and internet.
Computer: Intermediate   create/edit/save/send documents, e-mails, spreadsheets, attachments.
Counsel   professionally trained (e.g. Social Worker, Clergy) in human relations skills which include such skills as empathy, sensitivity, understanding of human and organizational behaviour, motivational techniques and counseling skills.
CPNP   Canadian Prenatal Nutrition Program
CPR   Cardio/Pulmonary Resuscitation
CSA   Canadian Standards Association
Data Entry: Advanced   200 keystrokes per minute
Data Entry: Intermediate   140 keystrokes per minute
EFAP   Employee and Family Assistance Program
EI   Employment Insurance
EMS   Emergency Medical Services
ETO   Ethylene Oxide
FM   Frequency Modulation
General: Advanced   being beyond elementary or introductory; greatly developed beyond an initial stage.
General: Basic   a fundamental starting point
General: Intermediate   to show clearly; to prove or make clear by reasoning or evidence.
HIPA   Health Information Protection Act
HVAC   Heating Ventilation and Air Conditioning
Interpersonal   relating to or involving relations between persons
IS   Information Systems
Keyboarding: Advanced   55 words per minute
Keyboarding: Basic   25 words per minute
Keyboarding: Intermediate   40 words per minute
Leadership   providing direction or guidance
LIS   Laboratory Information Systems
MCIB   Medical Care Insurance Branch
MRSA   Methacillin Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus
MVA   Motor Vehicle Accident
NISS©   Nursing Information System Saskatchewan©
OH & S   Occupational Health & Safety
PBX   Public Business Exchange
Recognized   formally acknowledged
SAHO   Saskatchewan Association of Health Organizations
SALPN   Saskatchewan Association of Licensed Practical Nurses
SGI   Saskatchewan Government Insurance
SIN   Social Insurance Number
TIA   Telecommunications Industry Association
TPN   Total Parenteral Nutrition
UPS   Uninterrupted Power Supply
VRE   Vancomycin Resistant Enterococcus
WCB   Workers’ Compensation Board

About Provider Group Joint Job Evaluation

CUPE, SEIU, SGEU and SAHO, through a joint job evaluation project, have undertaken to develop and implement a sustainable plan using the principles of Equal Pay for Work of Equal Value and Pay Equity.


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