Northern Health

57 job(s) at Northern Health

Northern Health
Jun 25, 2020
Part time
Position Summary Reporting to the Program Manager of Critical Care and Surgery, 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 BCCNP Standards for Nursing practice and Northern Health Mission, Vision and Values statement.  Qualifications Registration with BC College of Nursing Professionals as a practicing RN registrant.. One (1) year Emergency/Intensive Care experience and recent medical/surgical experience. Post graduate courses - Advanced Cardiac Life Support, Trauma Nursing Core Course, Pediatric Advanced Life Support, Canadian Triage Acuity Scale (within last five years) 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 Quesnel Community
Northern Health
Jun 25, 2020
Full time
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 Quesnel Community
Northern Health
Jun 25, 2020
Full time
Position Summary Under the direction of the Manager, Med/Surg; ICU; In-patients, is responsible for the assessment and treatment of patients presenting in the ICU Unit.  Qualifications Registration with BC College of Nursing Professionals as a practicing RN registrant. Current C.P.R., I.V. Therapy and Blood Glucose Monitor and Ventilator Certificates mandatory. In-house Coronary Care Course Certificate or equivalent. One (1) year full-time recent experience in intensive care. 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. Demonstrated ability to initiate and work independently. Demonstrated knowledge of special procedures and techniques such as I.V. infusions of medications. Demonstrated competency in using equipment and supplies in I.C.U. such as Cardiac Monitors, Blood Pressure and Oxygen Saturation Monitors and Electrocardiograph machines. View Fort St. John Community
Northern Health
Jun 25, 2020
Full time
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. James Community
Northern Health
Jun 18, 2020
Full time
Competition #: 5454321 Relocation Allowance: $3,000 - $10,000 (based on Km's) Position Summary The Staff Registered Nurse, Medical/Surgical practices in accordance with the Vision, Values, Ethics and Standards of the organization and of the College of Nursing Professionals (BCCNP). Within a patient and family centered care model and in collaboration with an interdisciplinary health care team, this position carries out general practice activities within the scope of RN practice. This role provides direct nursing care for admitted patients in order to meet the needs of the University Hospital of Northern BC and the patient/family population that we serve. The RN bases practice on current evidence from nursing science and humanities.  Qualifications Registration with BC College of Nursing Professionals 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 recognize and intervene appropriately in an emergency situation. Communicates appropriately in interactions with patients, colleagues, students and others. Demonstrates critical thinking skills when collecting, interpreting and evaluating data. Analytical skills. Physical ability to perform duties of the position. View Prince George Community
Northern Health
Jun 18, 2020
Full time
Competition #: 5455614 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 (RN) 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 resident and family-centered care model. The RN practices in a variety of clinical settings and is responsible for the assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of resident care. Working in collaboration with the interdisciplinary team, the RN ensures the delivery of resident–centered care by assisting individual residents and their families respond to changing health care needs. The RN 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. Registration with BC College of Nursing Professionals as a practicing RN registrant (BCCNP). Skills and Abilities: Assessment and Intervention – Demonstrated ability to complete initial and ongoing resident 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 residents, 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 resident-focused care that demonstrates care for and with residents and significant others, sensitive to diverse cultures and preferences, resident advocacy and social justice concerns. Teaching – Ability to transmit information intended to instruct residents 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. Quality Care – Provide direct resident care as needed to meet the needs of the residents. Ability to operate related equipment including relevant computer applications. Physical, psychological and emotional ability to perform the duties of the position. View Prince George Community
Northern Health
Jun 18, 2020
Temporary
Competition #: 5452953 Relocation Allowance: $3,000 - $10,000 (based on Km's) Position Summary Practicing nursing in accordance with the BCCNP Standards of Practice. Providing patient care to an assigned group of patients using Nursing Process and Nursing Knowledge. Collaborating and communicating with health team members in providing patient care. Adhering to the Nursing code of Ethics. Maintaining competency and acquiring new knowledge. Guiding of team members in Charge Nurse role.  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
Jun 18, 2020
Full time
Competition #: Relocation Allowance: $3,000 - $10,000 (based on Km's) Position Summary Under the general direction of the OR/PACU Unit Manager, 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. Willing to do a minimum of 8 days on call per month. 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 Nursing Professionals as a practicing RN registrant. Current Level C CPR certification required. Post graduate certificate in perioperative nursing or a minimum of one-year recent related experience in peri-operative nursing. 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
Jun 18, 2020
Full time
Competition #: 5451575 Relocation Allowance: $3,000 - $10,000 (based on Km's) Position Summary Under the general direction of the OR/PACU Unit Manager, 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. Willing to do a minimum of 8 days on call per month.  Qualifications Registration with BC College of Nursing Professionals as a practicing RN registrant. Current Level C CPR certification required. Post graduate certificate in perioperative nursing or a minimum of one-year recent related experience in peri-operative nursing. 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
Jun 18, 2020
Full time
Competition #: 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/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
Jun 18, 2020
Part time
Competition #: 5450522 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 Smithers Community
Northern Health
Jun 18, 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
Jun 18, 2020
Full time
Competition #: 5451574 Relocation Allowance: $3,000 - $10,000 (based on Km's) Position Summary Under the general direction of the OR/PACU Unit Manager, 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. Willing to do a minimum of 8 days on call per month.  Qualifications Registration with BC College of Nursing Professionals as a practicing RN registrant. Current Level C CPR certification required. Post graduate certificate in perioperative nursing or a minimum of one-year recent related experience in peri-operative nursing. 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
Jun 18, 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
Jun 18, 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
Jun 15, 2020
Part time
Competition #: 5449701 Relocation Allowance: $3,000 - $10,000 (based on Km's) 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
Jun 15, 2020
Full time
Competition #: 5448565 Relocation Allowance: $3,000 - $10,000 (based on Km's) Position Summary Under the general direction of the OR/PACU Unit Manager, 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. Willing to do a minimum of 8 days on call per month. 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 Nursing Professionals as a practicing RN registrant. Current Level C CPR certification required. Post graduate certificate in perioperative nursing or a minimum of one-year recent related experience in peri-operative nursing. 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
Jun 15, 2020
Full time
Competition #: 5455988 Relocation Allowance: $3,000 - $10,000 (based on Km's) Position Summary Reporting to the Manager of Specialized Services and under the supervision of the Intensive Case Management Team Leader, and working as a multidisciplinary team member, performs intake assessment, crisis intervention, and direct patient care to Mental Health and Addictions (MHA) patients in the Emergency Department and/or other inpatient units, in accordance with the BC College of Nursing Professionals (BCCNP). Provides input into and assists with ensuring effective patient flow for assessed and admitted MHA patients including those awaiting transfer for further assessment; assists with patient admission and transfer to ensure MHA services and bed destination is achieved in a timely manner. Within the context of a patient service culture, screens and assesses patients to develop plans of care. Collaborates with Emergency Department Nurses, other emergency service providers, multidisciplinary community Mental Health and Addictions teams and other community service providers and assists in adapting care plans to address psychiatric needs.  Qualifications Registration with BC College of Nursing Professionals as a practicing RN or RPN registrant. Two (2) years' recent related experience in a crisis or emergency psychiatry setting or in acute psychiatry, out-patient psychiatry or after-hours mental health or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience. Skills and Abilities: Ability to work cooperatively with other care providers to facilitate and enhance inter-agency and interdepartmental problem solving. Ability to communicate effectively and diplomatically, both verbally and in writing. Ability to deal with others effectively, including establishing and maintaining rapport with psychotic and crisis-prone individuals. Ability to proactively and effectively resolve issues impacting on quality and continuity of care. Ability to organize work, and to set and adjust priorities in relation to identified risk factors.   Ability to work independently in a self directed manner. Ability to operate related equipment. Working knowledge of violence management protocols and Mental Health Act provisions. Comprehensive knowledge of emergency triage procedures, mental health and addictions assessment, psychopharmacology, general counselling principles and interview techniques, crisis theory, abnormal psychology, DSM 5 diagnosis, de-escalation techniques, seclusion and restraint practices, and community resource and social service utilization. Physical ability to perform the duties of the position. View Fort St. John Community