Registered Nurse, Health Service Community Living (5429055)

  • Northern Health
  • Feb 18, 2020
Part time

Job Description

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. 


  • 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.

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Dawson Creek, British Columbia