Northern Health

51 job(s) at Northern Health

Northern Health
Oct 16, 2020
Full time
Competition #: 5443047 Relocation Allowance: $3,000 - $10,000 (based on Km's) Position Summary Under the general direction of the Unit Manager, the ER/ICU RN provides direct nursing care to the Emergency, and Critical care patient according to established standards/policies. The ER/ICU RN identifies, plans, implements, and evaluates nursing care to assist patients in meeting their physical, social, and psychological needs in the Emergency and Critical Care environment. Nursing practice is guided by the vision and values of Northern Health, BCCNP Standards of Nursing Practice and Code of Ethics. The Registered Nurse will use Northeast Health Services Area and Dawson Creek and District Hospital approved policies, procedures and protocols.  Qualifications Registration with BC College of Nursing Professionals as a practicing RN registrant. Current Level C CPR certification. ACLS, CTAS required or acquired within twelve (12) months from date of hire. One years recent related experience working in an Emergency Department and / or a Critical Care Unit. Two years recent related medical/surgical experience or equivalent experiences Completion of; or willingness to enroll in a post-graduate Critical Care or Emergency Department Course. Up to date certification in TNCC and ENPC is an asset. Must be willing to attain in house certification courses as required. Skills and Abilities: Work as a member of an interdisciplinary team. Make and apply nursing judgment using analytical skills. Communicate effectively both verbally and in writing. Interact with others effectively. Maintain the physical ability to carry out the duties of the position. Maintain own physical, mental and emotional well being. Using Critical Thinking skills, prioritize and organize patient care. Operate related equipment. Teach and provide clinical supervision. NOTE: A Full-time Clinical Practice Lead for critical care provides at the elbow support for less experienced staff in the Emergency Department and High Acuity Unit. New Grads and less experienced RN’s welcome to apply. View Dawson Creek Community
Northern Health
Oct 16, 2020
Full time
Position Summary Under the general direction of the Team Leader and as a member of the multidisciplinary adult care team, the incumbent provides nursing assessment and treatment services for adults who may suffer from various psychiatric illnesses and mental disorders. Following the development of the care plan, treatment services are implemented, using appropriate forms of individual and/or group therapies. The purpose of this team approach is to maximize community functioning and to reduce utilization of acute care services. This includes liaison with other members of the health team and persons in the community. Participates in educational services, planning, program development and policy recommendations. The nurse provides psychiatric nursing perspective to the team in the development of services within the catchment area.  Qualifications Registration with BC College of Nursing Professionals as a practicing RN or RPN registrant. Current CPR and Blood Glucose Monitoring certification. Post graduate psychiatric nursing course for RN's, Canadian Nurses Association certification program in psychiatry, or equivalent combination of training or experience. Skills and Abilities: Ability to use good judgement and organization skills in providing patient care. Knowledge and utilization of the DSM IV in order to establish provisional diagnosis. Ability to interpret the Mental Health Act as it relates to patient care and patient rights. Ability to provide work direction to others. Knowledge of community agencies and resources. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with patients, families, all levels of staff, physicians, other health care workers and the public. Ability to assess and deal with emergency situations. Physical ability to carry out the duties of the position. Ability to operate related equipment. Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing. Ability to deal with others effectively. View Dawson Creek Community
Northern Health
Oct 16, 2020
Part time
Position Summary Under the direction of the Site Manager is responsible for the nursing care of assigned patients.  Qualifications Registration with BC College of Nursing Professionals as a practicing RN registrant. Current CPR Level C. Skills and Abilities: Ability to physically perform the duties of the job, and has the ability to organize the work. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships. Able to communicate effectively in verbal and written form. Able to operate related equipment. View Fort St. James Community
Northern Health
Oct 16, 2020
Temporary
Position Summary Reporting to the Program Manager, the staff nurse is responsible for assessing, planning, implementing and evaluation patient care and nursing practice activities within the framework of quality management, and in accordance with the GR Baker Memorial Hospital standards of care. The role is defined by the needs of the Hospital, a select patient/family population, agency expectations and the goals for professional nursing practice.  Qualifications Registration with BC College of Nurses and Midwives (BCCNM) as a practicing RN registrant. Post graduate courses (within last five years) appropriate to service assignment or equivalent combination of education, training and experience. Skills and Abilities: Ability to physically perform the duties of the job, and has the ability to organize the work. Ability to provide safe, competent patient care Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with all members of the Health Care team. Ability to communicate and maintain good public relations with family and friends of patients Able to communicate effectively in verbal and written form. Ability to recognize and intervene appropriately in an emergency situation. Able to operate related equipment. View Quesnel Community
Northern Health
Oct 16, 2020
Temporary
Position Summary Plans and provides direct nursing care to patients in accordance with the hospital policies and BCCNP Standards for Nursing Practice in British Columbia. This position reports to the Maternity Coordinator.  Qualifications Registration with BC College of Nursing Professionals as a practicing RN registrant. All Specially Trained Nursing Skills (STN) related to the unit of employment must be completed within six (6) months of employment. Skills and Abilities: Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing. Demonstrated ability to organize assigned workload and set priorities. Demonstrated ability to deal effectively with a variety of internal and external contacts including co-workers, physicians, community agency representatives, patients, and families. Physical ability to perform the duties of the position. Ability to operate related equipment. *Training opportunities in Emergency, Maternity, and Operating Room available* View Prince Rupert Community
Northern Health
Oct 16, 2020
Full time
Position Summary Provides and coordinates nursing care with current standards of nursing practice and the Clinical Specialty of Critical Care & Emergency/Ambulatory Care Nursing. Clinical experience to independently work in ICU and Emergency is required. Responsibilities include designated tasks on the Acute Care Unit as delegated by Head Nurse/ in-charge.  Qualifications Registration with BC College of Nursing Professionals as a practicing RN registrant. Minimum two (2) years medical/surgical experience and/or Post Diploma Certificate in Critical Care and/or Emergency Nursing and/or equivalent combination of experience and training. Applicants without formal Emergency/Critical Care Training and/or equivalent experience will be expected to enroll in an Emergency or Critical Care Course within 6 months of receiving the job. CPR (Basic Life Support) certification. ACLS (Advanced Cardiac Life Support) certification or willingness to complete within 1 year. Skills and Abilities: Ability to manage all equipment appropriate for the provision of care for patients admitted to the critical care and acute care units. Physical ability to perform the duties of the position. Ability to deal with others effectively. Ability to work well on own with minimal supervision. Ability to assist in orientation of new personnel. Ability to organize and prioritize work. View Terrace Community
Northern Health
Oct 16, 2020
Full time
Competition #: 5444733 Relocation Allowance: $3,000 - $10,000 (based on Km's) Position Summary Rural community hospitals provide a wide range of services and depending on the location may require the Registered Nurse to be competent in multiple clinical settings. This job description addresses various scenarios where nurses are required to work in one or more areas requiring advanced training & experience. In accordance with established vision and values of the organization, the Registered Nurse practices in accordance with the standards of professional practice and code of ethics as outlined by the British Columbia College of Nursing Professionals (BCCNP) as well as within a patient and family centered care model. The Registered Nurse practices in a variety of clinical settings and is responsible for the assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of client care. Working in collaboration with the interdisciplinary team, the Registered Nurse ensures the delivery of client–centered care by assisting individual clients and their families respond to changing health care needs. The Registered Nurse demonstrates a specialized body of knowledge and bases practice on nursing science and related content from other sciences and humanities.  Qualifications Education, Training and Experience: Graduation from an approved School of Nursing with current practicing registration with the British Columbia College of Nursing Professionals (BCCNP). Advanced preparation in the clinical specialty of the assigned area as required by the position: Emergency: Advanced preparation in an ED clinical specialty or an equivalent combination of education & experience. Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) within 3 years. Perinatal: Advanced preparation in a Perinatal clinical specialty or an equivalent combination of education & experience. Current Fetal Health Surveillance (FHS) and Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP) within 2 years. Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) within 3 years. Operation Room: 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. Skills and Abilities: Assessment and Intervention – Demonstrated ability to complete initial and ongoing client assessments (clinical and diagnostic reasoning) and provide nursing care through appropriate/ prescribed technical, therapeutic, safety type interventions. Communication – Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively with the clients, families, the public, medical staff and the members of the interdisciplinary team using verbal, written and computer communication means. Critical Thinking – Demonstrated ability to integrate and evaluate pertinent data (from multiple sources) to problem-solve effectively. Human Caring and Relationship Centered Practice – Ability to promote client-focused care that demonstrates care for and with clients and significant others, sensitive to diverse cultures and preferences, client advocacy and social justice concerns. Teaching – Ability to transmit information intended to instruct clients and others about topics essential to health care and well-being. Management – Manages time and resources, implementing activities to promote cooperation among relevant others, collaboration across disciplines and related activities. Leadership – Promotes staff morale, cooperation, assertiveness and risk-taking, creative planning for change and innovations, implementation of NH policies or other protocols, and ongoing professional development of self. Knowledge Integration – Using factual information, prior learning and basic principles and procedures to support decisions and actions with relevant research-based evidence. Integrates best practice from nursing and health-related disciplines and the humanities, arts and sciences disciplines into professional practice. Ability to operate related equipment including relevant computer applications. Physical ability to perform the duties of the position. NOTE: Successful applicants will be provided with educational opportunities including, but not limited to, Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS), Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS), Canadian Triage and Acuity Scale (CTAS) and Emergency Practice, Intervention and Care- Canada (EPICC) View Chetwynd Community
Northern Health
Oct 16, 2020
Full time
Competition #: Relocation Allowance: $3,000 - $10,000 (based on Km's) Position Summary In accordance with established vision and values of the organization, the Registered Nurse practices in accordance with the standards of professional practice and code of ethics as outlined by the BC College of Nursing Professionals (BCCNP) as well as within a patient and family centered care model. The Travel Registered Nurse practices in a variety of clinical settings, and communities, and is responsible for the assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of client care. Working in collaboration with the interdisciplinary team, the Registered Nurse ensures the delivery of client–centered care by assisting individual clients and their families respond to changing health care needs. The Registered Nurse demonstrates a specialized body of knowledge and bases practice on nursing science and related content from other sciences and humanities. Rural community hospitals provide a wide range of services and depending on the location may require the Registered Nurse to be competent in multiple clinical settings. This job description addresses various scenarios where nurses are required to work in one or more areas requiring advanced training & experience.  Qualifications Registration with BC College of Nursing Professionals as a practicing RN registrant (BCCNP). Minimum two (2) years recent experience working in an acute care environment or one year (1) recent experience working in an acute care environment with advance preparation in a clinical specialty such as Emergency, Perinatal, Perioperative, rural and remote. Recent clinical nursing experience in community health, public health, mental health, residential care or primary care may be considered an asset. Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) within 3 years. Current valid B.C. Driver’s License. Skills and Abilities: Assessment and Intervention – Demonstrated ability to complete initial and ongoing client assessments (clinical and diagnostic reasoning) and provide nursing care through appropriate/ prescribed technical, therapeutic, safety type interventions. Communication – Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively with the clients, families, the public, medical staff and the members of the interdisciplinary team using verbal, written and computer communication means. Critical Thinking – Demonstrated ability to integrate and evaluate pertinent data (from multiple sources) to problem-solve effectively. Human Caring and Relationship Centered Practice – Ability to promote client-focused care that demonstrates care for and with clients and significant others, sensitive to diverse cultures and preferences, client advocacy and social justice concerns. Teaching – Ability to transmit information intended to instruct clients and others about topics essential to health care and well-being. Management – Manages time and resources, implementing activities to promote cooperation among relevant others, collaboration across disciplines and related activities. Leadership – Promotes staff morale, cooperation, assertiveness and risk-taking, creative planning for change and innovations, implementation of NH policies or other protocols, and ongoing professional development of self. Knowledge Integration – Using factual information, prior learning and basic principles and procedures to support decisions and actions with relevant research-based evidence. Integrates best practice from nursing and health-related disciplines and the humanities, arts and sciences disciplines into professional practice. Ability to operate related equipment including relevant computer applications. Physical ability to perform the duties of the position. View Prince George Community
Northern Health
Oct 16, 2020
Full time
Position Summary Provides leadership and applies specialized theory and knowledge relating to designated/specific patient/client/resident populations to promote the delivery of safe, ethical and quality patient/client/resident and family care. Acts as a clinical resource by providing consultation and clinical support to the interdisciplinary care team, other professionals and students. Available for direct care as needed in a variety of formats (i.e. complex cases face to face, video, and phone). Promote excellence in patient/client/resident centered care, education and research. Participates in direct patient/client/resident and family care, when required. Practices in accordance with the BC College of Nurses and Midwives standards (professional & practice) and code of ethics. Practices within the scope of practice as set by the organization as per NHA policies and guidelines/clinical practice documents and within own competence. This practice is aligned with the vision, mission, goals and values of the organization as well as with the concept of a client and family centered care model.  Qualifications Current practicing registration with the BC College of Nurses and Midwives. Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing or Health Sciences (Psychiatric Nursing), completion of post basic specialty nursing certificate/program if applicable and three (3) years' recent, related experience in the designated specialized clinical area, including experience in crisis intervention when applicable to the job, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience. Valid BC Driver's License and access to personal vehicle for local area travel may be required. Knowledge, Skills & Abilities Demonstrated ability to provide clinical leadership and work direction. Demonstrated ability to work independently and in collaboration with others. As applicable to the job, comprehensive knowledge of substance abuse and addiction. Demonstrated ability to identify primary issues and stage of change; collaboratively planning treatment goals with the client As applicable to the job, comprehensive knowledge of mental disorders, addiction and concurrent disorders; the recovery model and principles of psychosocial rehabilitation. As applicable to the job, knowledge of relevant legislation. Knowledge of relevant clinical practice standards/guidelines and care pathways. Knowledge of theories and systems of family dynamics. Knowledge of other health care disciplines and their role in patient/client/resident care. Demonstrated ability to effectively plan, organize and prioritize work. Demonstrated ability to effectively communicate in writing and orally on a one to one and group setting. Demonstrated ability to deal with and/or guide others in resolution of conflict issues. Demonstrated ability to adjust to new or unexpected events. Demonstrated ability to use critical thinking skills in the approach to patient/client/resident care. Demonstrated ability to lead change and support staff through transition. Demonstrated ability to effectively lead a project or initiative. Demonstrated skill in the application of techniques appropriate to the assessment and treatment of designated patient/client/resident population utilizing best available evidence informed practice. Demonstrated ability to develop and deliver educational programs and materials for staff/patients/clients/residents and families based on education theories, principles and best practices. Demonstrated ability to promote a supportive, creative learning environment and engage in continuous quality improvement. Knowledge of basic research, e.g. research ethics, research question, hypothesis and qualitative and quantitative data analyses methods. Demonstrated skill in CPR techniques. Demonstrated computer literacy to operate a computerized client care information system as well as applicable word processing, spreadsheet and database software applications. Ability to operate related equipment. Demonstrated physical ability to perform the duties of the position. View Prince Rupert Community
Northern Health
Oct 14, 2020
Full time
Position Summary Reporting to the Clinical Coordinator of the Operating Room, the staff nurse is responsible for assessing, planning, implementing and evaluating patient care and nursing practice activities within the frame work of quality management and in accordance with the Prince Rupert Regional Hospital mission statement. The role is defined by the needs of the Hospital, a select patient/family population, agency expectations and the goals for professional nursing practice. AORN Perioperative Nursing Program Details There are 2 training positions available for this intake Northern Health provides placement support and funding for tuition, textbooks, and travel expenses for clinical placements, as required Learners should expect to make a 6 – 12 month commitment for this education, which includes online and in-person learning Additional study time, outside of schedule hours, may be required to successfully complete the program Flexibility for practicums is necessary Applicants must successfully complete the education program prior to working in the department Applicants must be agreeable to an 18 month return of services with Northern Health in the specialty area where training was provided  Qualifications Registration with BC College of Nurses and Midwives as a practicing RN registrant. Skills and Abilities: Ability to communicate effectively, verbally and in writing. Ability to promote safe, competent, patient care. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with all members of the health care team. Ability to communicate, and maintain good public relations with family and friends of patients. Ability to recognize and intervene appropriately in an emergency situation. Physical ability to perform duties of the position. Ability to operate related equipment. View Prince Rupert Community
Northern Health
Oct 13, 2020
Full time
Competition #: Relocation Allowance: $3,000 - $10,000 (based on Km's) Position Summary Rural community hospitals provide a wide range of services and depending on the location may require the Registered Nurse to be competent in multiple clinical settings. This job description addresses various scenarios where nurses are required to work in one or more areas requiring advanced training & experience. In accordance with established vision and values of the organization, the Registered Nurse practices in accordance with the standards of professional practice and code of ethics as outlined by the British Columbia College of Nursing Professionals (BCCNP) as well as within a patient and family centered care model. The Registered Nurse practices in a variety of clinical settings and is responsible for the assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of client care. Working in collaboration with the interdisciplinary team, the Registered Nurse ensures the delivery of client–centered care by assisting individual clients and their families respond to changing health care needs. The Registered Nurse demonstrates a specialized body of knowledge and bases practice on nursing science and related content from other sciences and humanities.  Qualifications Graduation from an approved School of Nursing with current practicing registration with the British Columbia College of Nursing Professionals (BCCNP). Advanced preparation in the clinical specialty of the assigned area as required by the position: Emergency: Advanced preparation in an ED clinical specialty or an equivalent combination of education & experience. Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) within 3 years. Perinatal: Advanced preparation in a Perinatal clinical specialty or an equivalent combination of education & experience. Current Fetal Health Surveillance (FHS) and Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP) within 2 years. Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) within 3 years. Operation Room: 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. Skills and Abilities: Assessment and Intervention – Demonstrated ability to complete initial and ongoing client assessments (clinical and diagnostic reasoning) and provide nursing care through appropriate/ prescribed technical, therapeutic, safety type interventions. Communication – Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively with the clients, families, the public, medical staff and the members of the interdisciplinary team using verbal, written and computer communication means. Critical Thinking – Demonstrated ability to integrate and evaluate pertinent data (from multiple sources) to problem-solve effectively. Human Caring and Relationship Centered Practice – Ability to promote client-focused care that demonstrates care for and with clients and significant others, sensitive to diverse cultures and preferences, client advocacy and social justice concerns. Teaching – Ability to transmit information intended to instruct clients and others about topics essential to health care and well-being. Management – Manages time and resources, implementing activities to promote cooperation among relevant others, collaboration across disciplines and related activities. Leadership – Promotes staff morale, cooperation, assertiveness and risk-taking, creative planning for change and innovations, implementation of NH policies or other protocols, and ongoing professional development of self. Knowledge Integration – Using factual information, prior learning and basic principles and procedures to support decisions and actions with relevant research-based evidence. Integrates best practice from nursing and health-related disciplines and the humanities, arts and sciences disciplines into professional practice. Ability to operate related equipment including relevant computer applications. Physical ability to perform the duties of the position. NOTE: Successful applicants will be provided with educational opportunities including, but not limited to, Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS), Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS), Canadian Triage and Acuity Scale (CTAS) and Emergency Practice, Intervention and Care- Canada (EPICC). View Chetwynd Community
Northern Health
Oct 13, 2020
Part time
Competition #: Relocation Allowance: $3,000 - $10,000 (based on Km's) Position Summary Under the direction of the Director of Care or designate and in collaboration as a member of a multidisciplinary team, performs assessments, plans and provides personal care, and performs nursing procedures. The LPN functions in accordance with the competency guidelines and scope of practice within the Standards of Practice as outlined by the Registration with the BC College of Nursing Professionals as a practicing LPN registrant. and according to agency operating policies and standards and unit specific protocols.  Qualifications Registration with BC College of Nursing Professionals as a practicing LPN registrant. Skills and Abilities: Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing, with residents, families, co-workers, members of the multidisciplinary team and the public. Ability to deal with others effectively. Ability to organize work. Ability to operate related equipment. Physical ability to carry out the duties of the position. View Hazelton Community
Northern Health
Oct 13, 2020
Full time
Competition #: 5439523 Relocation Allowance: $3,000 - $10,000 (based on Km's) Position Summary Provides and coordinates nursing care with current standards of nursing practice and the Clinical Specialty of Critical Care & Emergency Care Nursing. Clinical experience to independently work in Emergency is required.  Qualifications Registration with BC College of Nursing Professionals as a practicing RN registrant. Minimum two (2) years medical/surgical experience and/or Post Diploma Certificate in Critical Care and/or Emergency Nursing and/or equivalent combination of experience and training. Applicants without formal Emergency/Critical Care Training and/or equivalent experience will be expected to enroll in an Emergency or Critical Care Course within 6 months of receiving the job. CPR (Basic Life Support) certification. ACLS (Advanced Cardiac Life Support) certification or willingness to complete within 1 year. Skills and Abilities: Ability to manage all equipment appropriate for the provision of care for patients admitted to the critical care and acute care units. Physical ability to perform the duties of the position. Ability to deal with others effectively. Ability to work well on own with minimal supervision. Ability to assist in orientation of new personnel. Ability to organize and prioritize work. View Terrace Community
Northern Health
Oct 13, 2020
Full time
Competition #: 5438167 Relocation Allowance: $3,000 - $10,000 (based on Km's) Position Summary Reporting to the Unit Manager Emergency/ Ambulatory Care, the staff nurse is responsible for assessing, planning, implementing and evaluating patient care and nursing practice activities of patients presenting in the Emergency Department. Also provides nursing care, assistance and relief to all nursing areas including ICU; Maternity; Med/Surg and Ambulatory Care within the frame work of quality management and in accordance with the Fort St. John Hospital & Health Centre mission statement. The role is defined by the needs of the Hospital, a select patient/family population, agency expectations and the goals for professional nursing practice.  Qualifications Registration with BC College of Nursing Professionals as a practicing RN registrant. Acquires and maintains skill certification in the following: A.C.L.S., CPR, Neonatal Resuscitation, IV therapy, Blood Glucose Monitoring, Ventilator and basic Cardiac Monitoring. Three (3) years’ full-time recent acute care experience involving intensive care, obstetrics and emergency or an equivalent combination of training and experience. Skills and Abilities: Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing. Ability to deal with others effectively. Physical ability to carry out the duties of the position/ Ability to operate related equipment. Ability to plan and organize. Ability to teach. Ability to initiate and work independently. Ability to apply critical problem solving. Ability to react/respond under pressure. Demonstrated knowledge of special procedures and techniques such as I.V. infusions of medications. View Fort St. John Community
Northern Health
Oct 13, 2020
Full time
Competition #: 5453961 Relocation Allowance: $3,000 - $10,000 (based on Km's) Position Summary In accordance with established vision and values of the organization and in partnership with the First Nations Health Authority, Mental Health & Addiction Nurse provides comprehensive assessment, care planning and treatment coordination for designated clients and their families. Working collaboratively with other health care providers and the multidisciplinary team, the Mental Health & Addiction Nurse provides direct psychosocial care, counselling and group work, system navigation and advocacy, education and linkage to relevant specialized complex care resources while facilitating client self-management. The Mental Health & Addiction Nurse is responsible for providing and developing services to maintain or improve the health and social well-being and functioning of the identified population. The Mental Health & Addiction Nurse is a member of the Mobile Support Team delivering outreach to First Nations communities and reserves by providing a continuum of services such as: prevention, promotion, and education; assessments and care planning for individuals; and consultation on cultural and clinical interventions; and crisis response when communities are impacted by critical events. The position is to provide community development support as it relates to Mental Wellness with BC First Nations communities. The Mental Health & Addiction Nurse practices in accordance with the standards of professional practice and code of ethics as outlined by the BC College of Nursing Professionals (BCCNP).  Qualifications Registration with BC College of Nursing Professionals as a practicing RN or RPN registrant. Two years’ recent related Mental Health & Addiction experience in clinical areas, services, and programs, or an equivalent combination of training and experience. Current valid B.C. driver’s license and access to reliable vehicle. Travel is a requirement of this position; and flexibility in relation to work schedules and locations may be required. Experience working with BC First Nations organizations and communities. Knowledge of the health and wellness governance landscape in First Nations’ health in BC, particularly relative to mental wellness. Knowledge of theories, practices and principles relative to mental wellness, suicide prevention, and mental health emergency response, particularly relative to First Nations in BC, including the current programs and services available. Knowledge of Aboriginal/First Nations mental wellness health system needs, including mental health and wellness issues that face BC First Nations. Knowledge of, and ability to apply, an understanding of First Nations cultural principles and protocols and ability to manage conflict in a respectful and culturally relevant and safe manner. Skills and Abilities: Assessment and Treatment: Demonstrated ability to complete initial and ongoing client assessments (clinical and diagnostic reasoning) through appropriate/prescribed technical, therapeutic, safety type interventions. Teaching: Ability to teach clients and others both one-on-one and in groups. Knowledge Integration: Integrates best practice and current research evidence to support professional practice decisions and actions. Communication: Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively with clients, families, the public, medical staff and members of the interdisciplinary team using verbal, written, computer communication means. Ability to effectively apply conflict resolution skills. Critical Thinking: Demonstrated ability to integrate and evaluate pertinent data (from multiple sources) to problem-solve and make decisions effectively. Applies the problem solving process demonstrating critical thinking and decision making skills using a systems approach. Human Caring and Relationship Centered Practice: Ability to promote client-focused care that demonstrates care for and with clients and significant others, sensitivity to diverse cultures and preferences, client advocacy and social justice concerns. Management: Demonstrated ability to organize work, set objectives and establish priorities. Manages time and resources, implements activities to promote cooperation among the interdisciplinary team and collaborates across disciplines. Leadership: Promotes staff morale, engagement and empowerment. Demonstrates creative planning for change and innovation, implementation of Northern Health policies or other protocols, and ongoing professional development of self and others. Teamwork: Demonstrated ability to foster teamwork and a commitment to excellence in the provision of client care. Equipment: Demonstrated computer skills including the use of Meditech and Windows based programs. Demonstrated data analysis skills including appropriate data analysis and reporting tools. Demonstrated ability in the use of e-mail and word processing. Ability to operate other related equipment as required in the specific practice area. Physical ability to perform the duties of the position. View Fort St. John Community
Northern Health
Oct 13, 2020
Temporary
Competition #: 5446009 Relocation Allowance: $3,000 - $10,000 (based on Km's) Position Summary Within a model of person-centered care and guided by the vision and values of Northern Health, the Staff Nurse is responsible and accountable to provide professional nursing services in a manner consistent with Northern Health standards, the College of BC College of Nursing Professionals (BCCNP), the National Emergency Nursing Affiliation (NENA) Standards and the Canadian Nurses Association (CNA) Code of Ethics for Nursing. Reporting to the Emergency Manager and as a member of a health care team, the Staff Nurse applies Emergency Nursing knowledge and skills to care for various complex health care issues, from non-urgent to life threatening, for clients who present to the Emergency Department.  Qualifications Registration with BC College of Nursing Professionals as a practicing RN registrant. Two (2) years’ recent experience working in a tertiary care Emergency Department and/or two years’ recent medical/ surgical experience. Completion of an approved post-basic emergency nursing specialty program or equivalent training and experience may be considered. Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACL) for Emergency room. Skills and Abilities: Ability to promote safe, competent, patient care. Ability to communicate appropriately in interactions with clients, colleagues, students and others. Communication skills, verbal and written. Clinical judgement skills. Critical thinking skills for collecting and interpreting data, planning, implementing and evaluating. Skilled at performing assessments, interventions and monitoring. Ability to apply knowledge related to such things as relationship-building, assertiveness, problem-solving and violence prevention. Ability to delegate appropriately to other members of the health care team. Ability to develop a therapeutic relationship and set appropriate boundaries with clients. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with all members of the health care team. View Prince George Community
Northern Health
Oct 13, 2020
Temporary
Competition #: 5444037 Relocation Allowance: $3,000 - $10,000 (based on Km's) Position Summary In accordance with established hospital policies and procedures provides and co-ordinates nursing care to assigned patients consistent with current standards of nursing practice and the clinical specialty of operating room nursing and post-anaesthetic care nursing. Nursing responsibilities include scheduled on-call responsibilities for emergency surgery and PACU assignment.  Qualifications Registration with BC College of Nursing Professionals as a practicing RN registrant. Post diploma certification in operating room techniques and procedures, or post diploma course in post-anaesthetic care nursing, CPNC (national perioperative certification) desirable OR Equivalent combination of education, training and recent experience in O.R. and P.A.C.U. Critical care skills an asset. Skills and Abilities: Ability to deal with others effectively. Ability to operate related equipment. Physical ability to perform the duties of the position. Ability to organize work. View Terrace Community
Northern Health
Oct 13, 2020
Temporary
Competition #: 5433281 Relocation Allowance: $3,000 - $10,000 (based on Km's) Position Summary The role is responsible to the Dawson Creek Addictions Clinical Team Leader with a dual reporting system to Dawson Creek Mental Health Team Leader. This position provides clinical assessment and interventions to clients experiencing problems related to both Mental Health and Addictions, developing interface between Addiction Services, inpatient and out-patient psychiatric services, providing clinical direction on client mental health needs, education and case management to the wider Hospital and Medical staff. This role includes the management of a caseload of adult clients with Concurrent Mental Health and Addictions issues, providing support to families and communities as required. He/she also participates in educational services, planning, program development, and policy recommendation. The incumbent will be expected to work within the framework of Harm Reduction in Substance use, promoting the benefits of this approach in collaborative work with collateral service providers. The role is defined by the needs of the professional expectations, agency expectations, population demands, the provision of programs and the goals for professional nursing practice.  Qualifications Registration with BC College of Nursing Professionals as a practicing RN or RPN registrant. Additional training in adult education preferred. Knowledge of community resources. Knowledge of Mental Health and Addictions Co-Morbidity and experience of working with clients with severe and enduring mental illness. Knowledge of addiction treatment methodology and community based programming. Skills and Abilities: Strong clinical assessment and formulation skills Ability to work independently with minimum supervision. Ability to recognize and intervene appropriately in a psychiatric emergency situation. Effective verbal and written communication skills. Strong organizational and problem solving skills. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with all members of the health care team and community partners. Physical ability to perform duties of the position. Ability to use an electronic record system. Advanced computer skills preferred. Criminal Record Check. Valid driver’s License. Ability to travel as required. View Dawson Creek Community