Northern Health

43 job(s) at Northern Health

Northern Health
Oct 09, 2019
Full time
Competition #: 5428547 Relocation Allowance: $3,000 - $10,000 (based on Km's) Position Summary In accordance with Northern Health’s vision of an idealized system of services built on a foundation of Primary Care where people and their families receive primary care services in Primary Care Homes supported by interprofessional teams, the Primary Care Nurse (PCN) practices in accordance with the standards of professional practice and code of ethics as outlined by the BC College of Nursing Professionals (BCCNP). The Primary Care Nurse (PCN) functions as a member of the interprofessional team and applies best practices to provide competent, safe and ethical care for people and their families in settings such as physician practices, homes, schools and communities. The PCN provides care that includes clinical follow up according to the person’s primary Care Plan and the person’s personal goals of care to inform plans of care developed collaboratively with the Interprofessional Team. The Primary Care Nurse will provide direct clinical care and services to individuals, groups and communities.  Qualifications Registration with BC College of Nursing Professionals as a practicing RN or RPN registrant. Three years recent, related clinical nursing experience in primary care nursing and/or chronic disease management settings, including experience developing and providing formal education to patients, families, the general public, or an equivalent combination of training and experience. 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. Person and Family Centered Practice - Ability to promote person-focused care that demonstrates care for and with people and their families/significant others within the context of their community, sensitive to diverse cultures and preferences, client advocacy and social justice concerns. Teaching people and their families-Knowledge of adult learning principles & facilitation skills to effectively educate people and others about topics essential to health care and well-being. Also able to teach, mentor and support the learning of students and colleagues. Management-Effectively manages time and resources to support service delivery. Implements activities such as team huddles and other activities to promote communication, cooperation and collaboration across disciplines to facilitate continuity of care. 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. Understands epidemiological principles, status indicators that measure the health of the northern population. Population, Public Health and Harm Reduction Approach - develops a core set of population & public health attitudes and values Ability to operate related equipment including relevant computer applications. Physical ability to perform the duties of the position. View Kitimat Community
Northern Health
Oct 09, 2019
Part time
Competition #: 5429055 Relocation Allowance: $3,000 - $10,000 (based on Km's) Position Summary Under the direction of the Manger of Community Programs, the position uses independence, initiative, and the nursing process to plan, organize, implement and evaluate professional nursing care for clients with mental and physical handicaps in community settings; case management services include assessment, monitoring, health teaching, support consultation, liaison and referral; ensures that the model of client self-care and independence is maintained; participates in the administration of all Acts and Regulations applicable to nursing functions.  Qualifications Baccalaureate degree in nursing Registration with BC College of Nursing Professionals as a practicing RN registrant. 3 years’ experience in community home care or acute care nursing(RN) plus and equivalent combination of experience and post-basic education in nursing clients with mental handicaps. Current valid BC Driver’s License. Skills and Abilities: Leadership – Promotes staff morale, cooperation, assertiveness and risk-taking, creative planning for change and innovations, implementation of IH policies or other protocols, and ongoing professional development of self and others. Management – Manages time and resources, implementing activities to promote cooperation among relevant others, supervising responsibilities of others, collaboration across disciplines and related activities. 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. 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. 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. Teaching – Ability to transmit information intended to instruct clients and others about topics essential to health care and well-being. 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. Ability to operate related equipment including proven ability to utilize computer technology. Physical ability to perform the duties of the position. View Dawson Creek Community
Northern Health
Oct 09, 2019
Part time
Position Summary Works within the context of a client and family centered care model and in accordance with the standards, scope and code of ethics as outlined by British Columbia College of Nursing Professionals (BCCNP) and vision and values of the Northern Health. Under the direction of the Clinical Supervisor or designate, in collaboration with the multidisciplinary team, the Licensed Practical Nurse applies Nursing Process, performs assessments, plans, provides nursing care, and may provide direction to other staff. The LPN operates in accordance with the expected competencies within the Entry to Practice Competencies, Scope of Practice and Standards of Practice as outlined by BCCNP, as well as within a client and family centered care model and according to organizational policies, procedures, standards and unit specific protocols. The LPN will support clients and families to achieve and maintain optimal health by performing the following duties and responsibilities.  Qualifications Registration with BC College of Nursing Professionals as a practicing LPN registrant. One (1) year of recent, related acute care or residential experience. Skills and Abilities: Demonstrated knowledge and skills within a specific clinical specialty or patient population dependent on the nature of the caseload (e.g. acute care, gerontology, palliative, etc.). Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing. Ability to assign care and share knowledge with the multidisciplinary team, clients and families Ability to organize work. Ability to establish and maintain rapport with clients. Ability to work independently and collaboratively with others. Ability to observe and recognize changes in clients. Ability to plan, organize and prioritize; and ability to initiate and implement a plan of care. Ability to operate related equipment including proficiency in relevant computer applications. Physical ability to carry out the duties of the position. Fort St. John Community Fort St. John is known as "The Energetic City," which reflects the large resource base of oil, natural gas, forestry and agriculture, and the vitality of their residents who are keen to live and work in a community that gives back so much. Fort St. John sits high above the spectacular Peace River Valley, Northwest of Dawson Creek and Southeast of Fort Nelson, where endless patchwork quilts of cropland melt into the horizon. Serving an area population of 69,000, Fort St. John is the hub of the Northeast with a new cultural center and library, theatre and art space. The main industries are agriculture, forestry, natural gas, construction and trucking.
Northern Health
Oct 01, 2019
Full time
Competition #: 5424508 Relocation Allowance: $3,000 - $10,000 (based on Km's) Position Summary The General Duty Nurse works under supervision from the Nurse Manager and is responsible for the provision of direct nursing care for patients. Duties are of a diverse nature involving developing patient care programs, administering treatments, monitoring progress and initiating interventions where required, providing educational and emotional support to patients and families and maintaining up to date, accurate records of patient history and status.  Qualifications Registration with BC College of Nursing Professionals as a practicing RN registrant. Current C.P.R., I.V. Therapy and Blood Glucose Monitoring Certificates mandatory. One (1) year recent experience in assigned area of responsibility preferred. Skills and Abilities: Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing. Demonstrated ability to deal with others effectively. Demonstrated physical ability to carry out the duties of the position. Demonstrated ability to operate related equipment. View Fort Nelson Community
Northern Health
Oct 01, 2019
Full time
 Competition #: 5424507 Relocation Allowance: $3,000 - $10,000 (based on Km's) Position Summary The General Duty Nurse works under supervision from the Nurse Manager and is responsible for the provision of direct nursing care for patients. Duties are of a diverse nature involving developing patient care programs, administering treatments, monitoring progress and initiating interventions where required, providing educational and emotional support to patients and families and maintaining up to date, accurate records of patient history and status.  Qualifications Registration with BC College of Nursing Professionals as a practicing RN registrant. Current C.P.R., I.V. Therapy and Blood Glucose Monitoring Certificates mandatory. One (1) year recent experience in assigned area of responsibility preferred. Skills and Abilities: Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing. Demonstrated ability to deal with others effectively. Demonstrated physical ability to carry out the duties of the position. Demonstrated ability to operate related equipment. View Fort Nelson Community
Northern Health
Oct 01, 2019
Part time
Competition #: 5424220 Relocation Allowance: $3,000 - $10,000 (based on Km's) Position Summary In accordance with Northern Health’s vision of an idealized system of services built on a foundation of Primary Care where people and their families receive primary care services in Primary Care Homes supported by interprofessional teams, the Primary Care Nurse (PCN) practices in accordance with the standards of professional practice and code of ethics as outlined by the BC College of Nursing Professionals (BCCNP). The Primary Care Nurse (PCN) functions as a member of the interprofessional team and applies best practices to provide competent, safe and ethical care for people and their families in settings such as physician practices, homes, schools and communities. The PCN provides care that includes clinical follow up according to the person’s primary Care Plan and the person’s personal goals of care to inform plans of care developed collaboratively with the Interprofessional Team. The Primary Care Nurse will provide direct clinical care and services to individuals, groups and communities.  Qualifications: Registration with BC College of Nursing Professionals as a practicing RN or RPN registrant. Three years recent, related clinical nursing experience in primary care nursing and/or chronic disease management settings, including experience developing and providing formal education to patients, families, the general public, or an equivalent combination of training and experience. 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. Person and Family Centered Practice - Ability to promote person-focused care that demonstrates care for and with people and their families/significant others within the context of their community, sensitive to diverse cultures and preferences, client advocacy and social justice concerns. Teaching people and their families-Knowledge of adult learning principles & facilitation skills to effectively educate people and others about topics essential to health care and well-being. Also able to teach, mentor and support the learning of students and colleagues. Management-Effectively manages time and resources to support service delivery. Implements activities such as team huddles and other activities to promote communication, cooperation and collaboration across disciplines to facilitate continuity of care. 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. Understands epidemiological principles, status indicators that measure the health of the northern population. Population, Public Health and Harm Reduction Approach - develops a core set of population & public health attitudes and values Ability to operate related equipment including relevant computer applications. Physical ability to perform the duties of the position. View Fort St. John Community
Northern Health
Oct 01, 2019
Full time
Competition #: 5428524 Relocation Allowance: $3,000 - $10,000 (based on Km's) Position Summary Quit searching for work-life balance… get paid $10,000 to find it! For a limited time, nurses who relocate to some of B.C.’s most beautiful rural and remote communities will receive a bonus $10,000 through the Rural/Remote Nursing Incentive program. The combination of shorter commutes, affordability, and breathtaking scenery in your new location means you will have time to explore the outdoors, master a new recipe, or simply catch up on your favourite show. Plus, take your career to the next level with $2,000 per year (for 4 years) to put toward professional development. Rural/Remote Nursing Incentive financial details Year 1 $10,000 in hand* Year 2 $2,000 toward professional development* Year 3 $2,000 toward professional development* Year 4 $2,000 toward professional development Year 5 $2,000 toward professional development * three-year return of service required What else do you receive with the Rural/Remote Nursing Incentive Position? Guaranteed ongoing full time employment within Northern Health. Relocation support may be available What else do I need to know? The Rural/Remote Nursing Incentive position is dependent on a three-year return of service Should a recipient of the Northern Remote incentive voluntarily leave NH during the three-year return of service agreement, they will be required to refund a portion of the incentive at a prorated rate (calculated on the basis of 1/36th of the total allowance for each month of the three-year return of service not yet served) I already work for NH. Can I take advantage of the Rural/Remote Nursing Incentive? The Rural/Remote Nursing Incentive supports nurses who have made an employment commitment to Northern BC remote communities. This opportunity is available to external hires to Northern Health and internal casuals who have not had regular status in the past year and would need to relocate outside of their current work location/community to take advantage of this opportunity. For more information, contact recruitment at: NHJobs@northernhealth.ca  Qualifications Registration with BC College of Nursing Professionals as a practicing RN registrant. A minimum of one year experience of the Staff Nurse level in an Acute Care Hospital is preferred. Experience in the Operating Room preferred. Skills and Abilities: Ability to provide guidance and motivation for staff. Ability to teach nursing techniques. Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing. Ability to organize assigned workload and set priorities. Ability to deal effectively with a variety of internal and external contacts including coworkers, physician, community agencies representatives, patients, and families. Physical ability to perform the duties of the position. Ability to operate related equipment. View Hazelton Community
Northern Health
Oct 01, 2019
Full time
Competition #: 5428116 Relocation Allowance: $3,000 - $10,000 (based on Km's) Position Summary Reporting to the Site Manager, guided by the Vision and Values of the Northern health Authority, BCCNP Standards of Nursing Practice and Code of Ethics, identifies, plans, implements, and evaluates nursing care required to assist patients in meeting their physical, social, and psychological needs. The Registered Nurse will use Northeast Health Services Area approved Policies, Procedures, and Protocols.  Qualifications Registration with BC College of Nursing Professionals as a practicing RN registrant. Current Level C CPR certification required. NRP and ACLS certification an asset. TNCC, ENCP, BTLS certification an asset. Minimum two (2) years experience on Medical, Maternity and Emergency Units. Advanced Critical Care and Maternity courses are an asset. 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. View Chetwynd Community
Northern Health
Oct 01, 2019
Part time
Competition #: 5420457 Relocation Allowance: $3,000 - $10,000 (based on Km's) Position Summary Works within the context of a client and family centered care model and in accordance with the standards, scope and code of ethics as outlined by British Columbia College of Nursing Professionals (BCCNP) and vision and values of the Northern Health. Under the direction of the Clinical Supervisor or designate, in collaboration with the multidisciplinary team, the Licensed Practical Nurse applies Nursing Process, performs assessments, plans, provides nursing care, and may provide direction to other staff. The LPN operates in accordance with the expected competencies within the Entry to Practice Competencies, Scope of Practice and Standards of Practice as outlined by BCCNP, as well as within a client and family centered care model and according to organizational policies, procedures, standards and unit specific protocols. The LPN will support clients and families to achieve and maintain optimal health by performing the following duties and responsibilities.  Qualifications Registration with BC College of Nursing Professionals as a practicing LPN registrant. One (1) year of recent, related acute care or residential experience. Skills and Abilities: Demonstrated knowledge and skills within a specific clinical specialty or patient population dependent on the nature of the caseload (e.g. acute care, gerontology, palliative, etc.). Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing. Ability to assign care and share knowledge with the multidisciplinary team, clients and families Ability to organize work. Ability to establish and maintain rapport with clients. Ability to work independently and collaboratively with others. Ability to observe and recognize changes in clients. Ability to plan, organize and prioritize; and ability to initiate and implement a plan of care. Ability to operate related equipment including proficiency in relevant computer applications. Physical ability to carry out the duties of the position. View Fort St. John Community
Northern Health
Oct 01, 2019
Part time
Competition #: 5424740 Relocation Allowance: $3,000 - $10,000 (based on Km's) Position Summary Under the direction of the Unit/Program Manager 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 College of Licensed Practical Nurses of British Columbia 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 and implement a plan of care. Knowledge and competencies to work at full scope of practice as currently required by the CLPNBC including administering medications. Ability to operate related equipment. Physical ability to carry out the duties of the position. View Dawson Creek Community
Northern Health
Sep 27, 2019
Part time
Competition #: 5424949 Relocation Allowance: $3,000 - $10,000 (based on Km's) 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. View Prince Rupert Community
Northern Health
Sep 27, 2019
Full time
Competition #: 5428329 Relocation Allowance: $3,000 - $10,000 (based on Km's) Position Summary Under the direction of the Operating room Head Nurse, the OR/P.A.R. nurse provides direct nursing care to the peri-operative patient according to established standards/policies and provides work direction to nursing and non-nursing staff as required. The OR/P.A.R. nurse assesses the physical and psychological needs; plans, implements, evaluating and documents the nursing care for the patient during the peri-operative process, and the immediate post-operative period. Nursing responsibilities include scheduled on call responsibilities. AORN Perioperative Nursing Program Details There are 1 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 Nursing Professionals as a practicing RN registrant. Current C.P.R., I.V. Therapy and Discharge from P.A.R. Certificates mandatory. One year recent experience in the Operating Room/Post-Anesthetic Room. Skills and Abilities: Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing. Demonstrated ability to deal with others effectively. Demonstrated physical ability to carry out the duties of the position. Demonstrated ability to operate related equipment such as blood pressure and oxygen saturation monitor, hydrotherapy blanket, operative instruments, endoscopes and scope washer. Demonstrated knowledge of specialized procedures and techniques such as scrub, circulating and Post-Anesthetic and Endoscope Room nursing care. Demonstrated Knowledge of aseptic technique. View Fort St. John Community
Northern Health
Sep 27, 2019
Full time
Competition #: 5428335 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. BCIT Emergency Nursing Specialty Program Details (ER or ER/Critical Care combined option) There are 1 training positions available for this intake Northern Health provides placement support and funding for tuition, textbooks, and travel expenses for clinical placements, as required Successful candidates may be required complete pre-requisite courses through part-time distance education, on their own time, prior to assuming this position Learners should expect to make a 8 – 12 month commitment for this education, which includes online and in-person learning Additional study time, outside of scheduled 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 service with Northern Health in the specialty area where training was provided  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. View Dawson Creek Community
Northern Health
Sep 27, 2019
Full time
Competition #: 5427693 Relocation Allowance: $3,000 - $10,000 (based on Km's) Position Summary Under the direction of the Operating room Head Nurse, the OR/P.A.R. nurse provides direct nursing care to the peri-operative patient according to established standards/policies and provides work direction to nursing and non-nursing staff as required. The OR/P.A.R. nurse assesses the physical and psychological needs; plans, implements, evaluating and documents the nursing care for the patient during the peri-operative process, and the immediate post-operative period. Nursing responsibilities include scheduled on call responsibilities.  Qualifications Registration with BC College of Nursing Professionals as a practicing RN registrant. Current C.P.R., I.V. Therapy and Discharge from P.A.R. Certificates mandatory. One year recent experience in the Operating Room/Post-Anesthetic Room. Skills and Abilities: Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing. Demonstrated ability to deal with others effectively. Demonstrated physical ability to carry out the duties of the position. Demonstrated ability to operate related equipment such as blood pressure and oxygen saturation monitor, hydrotherapy blanket, operative instruments, endoscopes and scope washer. Demonstrated knowledge of specialized procedures and techniques such as scrub, circulating and Post-Anesthetic and Endoscope Room nursing care. Demonstrated Knowledge of aseptic technique. View Fort St. John Community
Northern Health
Sep 12, 2019
Full time
Position Summary Under the direction of the Unit Manager of the Nurse in Charge of the Acute Care Unit, is responsible for the total nursing care rendered to the patients in her/his charge, and participation in the general activities of the Acute Care Unit. Work areas include Medical Surgical, Pediatrics, Maternity, Special Care, Palliative Care and Emergency Outpatients.  Qualifications Registration with BC College of Nursing Professionals as a practicing RN registrant. Previous experience in all levels of care. Advanced Cardiac Life Support Certificate preferred. Previous experience in Maternity preferred. 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 Kitimat Community
Northern Health
Sep 12, 2019
Full time
Competition #: 5426513 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 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 Hazelton Community
Northern Health
Sep 12, 2019
Part time
Competition #: 5387633 Relocation Allowance: $3,000 - $10,000 (based on Km's) Position Summary Under the direction of the Unit/Program Manager 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 BC College of Nursing Professionals (BCCNP) and according to agency operating policies and standards and unit specific protocols.  Qualifications Graduate of a recognized practical nurse program or equivalent. Current, full licensure with the BC College of Nursing Professionals (BCCNP). 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 and implement a plan of care. Knowledge and competencies to work at full scope of practice as currently required by the CLPNBC including administering medications. Ability to operate related equipment. Physical ability to carry out the duties of the position. View Fort St. John Community
Northern Health
Sep 12, 2019
Part time
Competition #: 5419402 Relocation Allowance: $3,000 - $10,000 (based on Km's) Position Summary Under the direction of the Unit/Program Manager 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 College of Licensed Practical Nurses of British Columbia 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 and implement a plan of care. Knowledge and competencies to work at full scope of practice as currently required by the BCCNP including administering medications. Ability to operate related equipment. Physical ability to carry out the duties of the position. View Dawson Creek Community
Northern Health
Sep 12, 2019
Full time
Competition #:5426236 Relocation Allowance: $3,000 - $10,000 (based on Km's) Position Summary Reporting to the Unit Manager, this Maternity focused position identifies, plans, implements, and evaluates nursing care required to assist patients in meeting their physical, social, and psychological needs. The Registered Nurse is guided by BCCNP standards of Nursing Practice.  Qualifications Registration with BC College of Nursing Professionals as a practicing RN registrant. Current Level C CPR certification required. Labour and Delivery / Recovery / Post Pardum: Two (2) years recent related experience with a significant labour and delivery component, working in an acute care setting and / or recent completion of an Advanced Obstetrical Certificate and / or recent Midwifery Certificate. Current Neonatal Resuscitation Certification. 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. View Dawson Creek Community