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Interior Health Vernon, BC, Canada
Feb 16, 2018
Full time
Interior Health is looking for an experienced leader to work with a dynamic team in a fast paced and growing Regional Emergency Department in Vernon, BC! The Manager is accountable for ensuring excellence in the provision of patient-centered care within the assigned Nursing Unit. The Manager is responsible for providing leadership and direction for the operations, management, utilization, risk management, and quality improvement within the assigned Nursing Unit. The Manager applies management theory and concepts to leading, staffing, monitoring, evaluating, and data-gathering including the development of relevant outcome measures pertinent to the appropriate clinical areas. The Manager is accountable for efficient, effective utilization of approved physical, financial, and human resources; for guiding and coordinating activities of the Unit in accordance with professional standards; and for supporting the goals and strategic direction of Interior Health (IH).   Apply today! TYPICAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES Provides leadership for clinical practice by seeking out and identifying best practices in patient care ensuring the appropriate structures, system processes, and culture are in place to facilitate ongoing development of a best practice model of care. Evaluates effectiveness of care provided and seeks mechanisms to ensure that standards are met consistently. Responds to patient care issues and public concerns in a supportive and goal-oriented manner, facilitating communication to affect positive outcomes. Facilitates and directs the development, implementation, and evaluation of Unit-specific goals and objectives, standards, and policies, ensuring consistency with the established standards and objectives of the services within IH. Maintains fiscal accountability by collecting and monitoring necessary fiscal and utilization data and analyzes data appropriately. Ensures effective use of resources in the Unit. Monitors the budget, identifies variances, and takes corrective action as required to maintain expenditures within the approved budgets. Participates in the development and implementation of the local quality improvement and risk management initiatives for acute care services in accordance with IH standards and processes. Analyzes current trends and data in the assigned clinical areas of responsibility related to the provision of accessible, comprehensive, efficient, and effective service/care. Acts as a change agent within the clinical Area fostering an environment of innovation and critical thinking. Participates, as part of the local management team, in coordinating the utilization of shared resources including services, equipment, and space with other departments of the health site, as well as with other sites in the Health Service Area. Collaborates with interdisciplinary team members in planning and providing effective and efficient care within the Nursing Unit to support the achievement of operational and strategic objectives of the clinical program and maintaining consistency with the mission, vision, and values of IH. Ensures the development and implementation of an effective recruitment, performance review, and performance enhancement strategy; growth and development of select personnel; and succession planning within the Unit. Administers collective agreements and represents the employer in the grievance process, on various union/management committees, and during essential service situations. Analyses current trends and data in the assigned clinical areas of responsibility relating to the provision of accessible, comprehensive, efficient, and effective service/care. This includes sick time, overtime, casual utilization, WCB, turnover, staff mix, vacation utilization, and vacancies. Maintains a positive and productive work environment respecting the value of an interdisciplinary team approach to the provision of health services. Promotes the creation of a quality work environment. Identifies the educational needs of staff in the provision of direct patient care. Ensures the appropriate mechanisms are in place to support staff in the provision of quality patient care. Communicates with educational personnel regarding identified needs and collaboratively plans opportunities for professional development. Represents Patient Care Services and assigned clinical areas on a variety of internal and external committees as required. Performs other duties as assigned. QUALIFICATIONS Education, Training, and Experience A Bachelor’s degree in Nursing; a Master’s degree in a health-related field is preferred. A minimum of 7 to 10 years of recent, related acute care experience with 5 years in a management/administrative position. Current practicing membership with the College of Registered Nurses of British Columbia. Competencies IH Emotional Intelligence Competencies. Skills and Abilities Demonstrated ability to guide individuals and groups while maintaining group cohesion, motivation, commitment, and effectiveness. Demonstrated ability to effectively introduce and manage change that is consistent with the vision, purpose, and operating principles of IH. Demonstrated ability to plan, develop, implement, manage, and evaluate programs. Excellent negotiation skills to relate effectively with clients, medical staff, and members of the interdisciplinary team. Ability to define own continuing education needs and maintain competency through reading literature, management workshops, seminars, and available educational offerings. Physical ability to perform the duties of the position. CLICK HERE to apply!
Interior Health Kelowna, BC, Canada
Feb 16, 2018
Part time
Are you an experienced perioperative nurse? Do you thrive in a team environment and excel in your nursing practice? If so, we have a career opportunity for you within our perioperative team here at Kelowna General Hospital.   Kelowna General Hospital is a tertiary centre for the Southern Interior of British Columbia and a teaching hospital with a new Clinical Academic Campus for the new medical program at the University of British Columbia Okanagan. KGH is part of a $432 million dollar expansion with 3 new Patient Care Towers and offers high-level specialty medical care including 24 hour emergency and trauma services, ambulatory and outpatient clinics, and diagnostic /para-medical services. Interior Health Surgical Centre opened its doors in Fall 2015 with 15 brand new operating room theatres (2 cardiac, 12 regular and 1 hybrid). In total, Kelowna General Hospital has 20 perioperative theatres.   This is a relief part time position until the return of the incumbent (approximately May 2019). Shifts are rotating days and evenings: 07:30 to 15:30, 15:00 to 23:00 with on-call as required.   We are building a team that ensures the highest standards of patient and family care for both perioperative and cardiac services throughout our region. Come and join our expanding team! Apply Today! Qualifications Graduation from an approved School of Nursing with current practicing registration with the College of Registered Nurses of British Columbia (CRNBC).  Advanced preparation in the clinical specialty of the assigned area (perioperative nursing) and one year recent related clinical experience in the assigned practice environment on an operating room similar in size and scope to the facility or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.  Current CPR certification required. Note: Sites requiring competency in Emergency Room, Perianesthesia and Medical Device Reprocessing functions may also require NRP, TNCC and ACLS certificates.
Interior Health Nelson, BC, Canada
Feb 16, 2018
Part time
Do you consider yourself a seasoned and resilient Mental Health nurse with excellent communication and team skills? If so, then consider working with our Mental Health team where everyone is valued within a multi-disciplinary team environment! We currently have a casual opportunity available. Located in Nelson, B.C. McKim Cottage provides many services including adult community support, adult short-term assessment and treatment, community residential programs, geriatric programs, crisis intervention, day and outpatient programs, addictions counselling, concurrent disorders services, group therapy, peer support, and after-hours mental health support. The Registered Nurse/Registered Psychiatric Nurse provides: nursing care to psychiatric patients, both by working independently and as a member of an interdisciplinary team; enhances quality of life for the patient and family; consults, confers, and collaborates with other health care providers; demonstrates continuous improvement and evidence based practice in nursing practice; maintains and advances own clinical competence; participates on designated hospital committees/teams and approved research projects as assigned. Shifts of work are of a casual nature and may be scheduled between Monday to Friday; 08:00 – 14:16 hours. Come live, work and play where others only vacation. Make a difference. Love your work. Apply today! Qualifications Graduation from an approved school of nursing and two years’ recent related experience in a mental health and addictions environment; or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience. Current practicing registration with the College of Registered Nurses of British Columbia (CRNBC) or the College of Registered Psychiatric Nurses of British Columbia (CRPNBC).
Provincial Health Services Authority Surrey, BC, Canada
Feb 16, 2018
Part time
BC Cancer  is committed to reducing the incidence of cancer, reducing the mortality from cancer, and improving the quality of life of those living with cancer. BC Cancer provides a comprehensive cancer control program for the people of British Columbia in partnership with regional health authorities to deliver a range of cancer services, which include prevention, screening and early detection, diagnosis and treatment, research, education, supportive care, rehabilitation and palliative care. It operates six regional cancer centres in Surrey, Kelowna, Vancouver, Victoria, Abbotsford and Prince George, along with two research centres that conduct research into the causes and cures for cancer.   BC Cancer  is an agency of the  Provincial Health Services Authority (PHSA) which plans, manages and evaluates specialty and province-wide health care services across BC.   PHSA embodies values that reflect a commitment to excellence.   These include:  Respect people  •  Be compassionate  •  Dare to innovate  •  Cultivate partnerships  •  Serve with purpose   Registered Nurse - Fraser Valley Centre Reference # 67359 Temporary Part-Time .40 fte Start:  May 2018 to May 2019 Wage: $33.40 - $ 43.84 Work Shifts: Week 1:  Monday & Saturday.                      Week 2:  Monday & Thursday Work Hours: 0745-1545, 0800-1600, 0830-1630, 0900-1700, 0930-1730, 1000-1800 or as operationally requried. BC Cancer - Fraser Valley Centre 13750 - 96th Avenue Surrey, BC   Your career as an Oncology Nurse at BC Cancer begins with our stimulating environment, which integrates clinical expertise with innovative research to advance your knowledge and continues by giving you the resources to make a tremendous difference in the lives of cancer patients. We have created a working culture where our Oncology Nurses are highly valued and respected members of Canada's leading oncology clinical teams, and supported by incredible learning experiences throughout our Program. With state-of-the-art technology and innovative resources, you will support your patients with the latest, evidence based treatment options to make a truly meaningful difference in their lives and the lives of their families. Your career potential will additionally be supported with opportunities to participate in a variety of research projects and clinical trials.   To assist us in providing some of the best cancer care in the world, you must be a graduate of an accredited school of nursing. Your strong educational background is accompanied by CRNBC registration, current CPR (Level C) certification and the proven ability to set priorities and organize patient care.   Bring your compassion and patient-care expertise to our collaborative and world-leading oncology team, where our challenging and rewarding health care environment will help to support and enhance your career.   We invite you to apply by clicking on the "Apply Online Now" button where you can register for the first time or enter your Username and Password in order to re-access your profile on our system.\   Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.   For more information on all that the PHSA has to offer, please visit:   For more information on the agency that you are interested in, please visit:   The PHSA is committed to employment equity and hires on the basis of merit. We encourage applications from all qualified individuals, including Aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities and members of visible minorities  
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