Northern Health

47 job(s) at Northern Health

Northern Health
Jan 17, 2020
Full time
Competition #: 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
Jan 17, 2020
Part time
Competition #: 5439548 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 Kitimat Community
Northern Health
Jan 17, 2020
Full time
Competition #: 5439346 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.  Qualifications Registration with BC College of Nursing Professionals as a practicing RN registrant. All Specialty 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
Jan 17, 2020
Full time
Competition #: 5438822 Relocation Allowance: $3,000 - $10,000 (based on Km's) 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 Nursing Professionals 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
Jan 17, 2020
Part time
Competition #: 5434156 Relocation Allowance: $3,000 - $10,000 (based on Km's) Position Summary In accordance with the established vision and values of the organization, the Community Licensed Practical Nurse, in collaboration with the multidisciplinary team, performs assessments, plans, implements and provides personal and nursing care to clients. Administers oral, subcutaneous and intramuscular medications in accordance with pharmaceutical and organizational policies and procedures. The scope or extent of the skills that the LPN performs varies according to the predictability of the outcome for a given client population. The LPN operates in accordance with the competency guidelines and full scope of practice within the Standards of Practice as outlined by the BC College of Nursing Professionals (BCCNP), and according to organizational policies, procedures, standards and unit specific protocols.  Qualifications Registration with BC College of Nursing Professionals as a practicing LPN registrant. One (1) year of recent, related experience; or an equivalent combination of training and experience. Current valid BC Driver’s License. Use of personal vehicle. 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 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 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 Prince George Community
Northern Health
Jan 17, 2020
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
Jan 08, 2020
Full time
Competition #: 5431784 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 Dawson Creek Community
Northern Health
Jan 08, 2020
Temporary
Competition #: 5431818 Relocation Allowance: $3,000 - $10,000 (based on Km's) Position Summary Reporting to the Manager, Perioperative Services, 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 University Hospital of Northern BC 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. Post graduate courses (within last five years) appropriate to service assignment or equivalent combination of training and experience. 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 George Community
Northern Health
Jan 08, 2020
Temporary
Competition #: 5429437 Relocation Allowance: $3,000 - $10,000 (based on Km's) Position Summary Reporting to the Manager, Perioperative Services, 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 University Hospital of Northern BC 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. Post graduate courses (within last five years) appropriate to service assignment or equivalent combination of training and experience. 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 George Community
Northern Health
Jan 08, 2020
Part time
Competition #: 5432435 Relocation Allowance: $3,000 - $10,000 (based on Km's) 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.  Qualifications Registration with BC College of Nursing Professionals as a practicing RN registrant. Completion of a post-graduate perioperative nursing course, or two (2) years recent experience in an equivalent setting with a minimum of two (2) years of OR/PARR Nursing experience. 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
Jan 08, 2020
Full time
Competition #: 5431347 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 the BCCNP Standards for Nursing Practice in British Columbia. Reports to the Emergency/Intensive Care Unit Patient Care Coordinator.  Qualifications Registration with BC College of Nursing Professionals as a practicing RN registrant. Post-graduate certification in Emergency Nursing or Critical Care Nursing or a minimum of one year's recent related experience in an Emergency or ICU setting or an equivalent combination of training and experience acceptable to the hospital. Current certification in CPR - Basic Rescuer level required. Current ACLS certification preferred. 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 determine and deal with emergency situations, patients and families. Ability to provide work direction to nursing and non-professional nursing staff. Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing. Demonstrated ability to organize assigned workload and set priorities. Ability to work under stress and adapt to changing workloads. Demonstrated ability to deal effectively with a variety of internal and external contacts including co-workers, physicians, community agency representatives, patients and families. Demonstrated ability to initiate and work independently. Physical ability to perform the duties of the position. Ability to operate related equipment. View Prince Rupert Community
Northern Health
Jan 08, 2020
Temporary
Competition #: 5431809 Relocation Allowance: $3,000 - $10,000 (based on Km's) Position Summary Reporting to the Manager, Perioperative Services, 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 University Hospital of Northern BC 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. Post graduate courses (within last five years) appropriate to service assignment or equivalent combination of training and experience. 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 George Community
Northern Health
Jan 08, 2020
Temporary
Competition #: 5415170 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 Partum: 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
Northern Health
Jan 08, 2020
Temporary
Competition #: 5423728 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.  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 Burns Lake Community
Northern Health
Dec 18, 2019
Temporary
Competition #: 5435911 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.  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 Vanderhoof Community
Northern Health
Dec 18, 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
Dec 18, 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
Dec 18, 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
Dec 18, 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
Dec 18, 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