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Clinical Resource Nurse

Full Time
5 days ago
Position Summary
Do you have a passion for nursing? We have the position for you! We are seeking a motivated Registered Nurse with a dedication for delivering compassionate patient care to join our team at the Brunswick Building.

In accordance with the established vision and values of the organization, the Clinical Resource Nurse practices in accordance with the standards of professional practice and code of ethics outlined but the BC College of Nurses and Midwives (BCCNM) as well as within a patient and family centered care model.

The Resource Nurse coordinates, screens and prioritizes patient/patient/client activities by assessing patients/ clients, consulting with the interdisciplinary team and coordinating patient/client care across the continuum of care; acts as a clinical resource to other nurses and team members by providing consultation and clinical support based on specialized theory, knowledge, education and practice in the designated clinical area; intervenes in patient/client care provided by other nurses and/or healthcare providers, as required to ensure that patient/client outcomes are consistent with patient/client care plans and the delivery of quality patient/client care; implements, evaluates and recommends clinical education plans for nurses and other staff in the designated clinical area to ensure staff are up to date on current evidence-based practice, patient/client care issues and research; provides nursing and clinical education/training through individual and/or group assessment of clinical skills, including the training of nursing staff to provide educational sessions; reviews and evaluates care plans developed for patients/clients and takes corrective action.
Primary and community care knowledge expertise. Foundation in primary and community care. MOIS aptitude, SOP/process development, knowledge of community resources.

Shift Rotation/Hours of work: Monday to Friday, 08:45 to 16:45

New Wage: As of April 1, 2023 the new wage is: $47.77 - $65.12/hour

Prince George has a population of 89,490 (2021) local residents and is a service centre for approximately 320,000. Prince George has all the amenities of a larger city mixed with the charm and friendliness of a smaller town. Check out Prince George for more information on what this community has to offer.

What Northern Health has to offer you!
•Comprehensive benefit packages including MSP, extended health/dental and a municipal pension plan for part-time and full-time employees. Casuals have the option of paying for benefits.
•Four weeks vacation with one year of continuous service
•Financial Support for Moving Expenses is available for eligible positions
•Employee referral program
•Employer-paid training and leadership development opportunities
•Spectacular outdoor activities and the shortest commutes in BC
•"Loan Forgiveness Programs" are offered through the Federal and BC Government for eligible professions.

•Current practicing registration as a Registered Nurse with the British Columbia College of Nurses and Midwives (BCCNM).
•Three (3) years' recent related clinical nursing experience in the designated clinical area, including one (1) year experience in a supervisory/leadership role, or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.
•Valid BC Driver's License and access to a personal vehicle for business-related purposes.

Skills and Abilities:
•Clinical proficiency/expertise in designated clinical area.
•Ability to role model direct care skills, coach, mentor and teach nursing skills that are compliant with current standards of practice and that ensure quality of care.
•Ability to apply educational theories and evidence to teaching practices.
•Ability to identify learning needs of individual or groups of staff.
•Ability to foster effective teaching and learning relationships.
•Ability to facilitate learning and create effective learning environments.
•Ability to collaborate with a variety of stakeholders in preparing proper learner environments.
•Ability to develop and use proper practice assessment tools.
•Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.
•Ability to work independently in an organized and self-directed manner.
•Ability to problem-solve and effectively deal with conflict situations.
•Ability to conceptualize teaching from a unit to regional focus.
•Knowledge of research processes and methodology.
•Ability to operate related equipment.
•Physical ability to perform the duties of the position.

Who we are
Northern Health covers an area of nearly 600,000 square kilometers and offers health services in over two dozen communities and 55 First Nation's communities. We deliver hospital and community-based health care for a population of 300,000.
Employing more than 7,000 staff throughout the region, Northern Health provides exceptional health services for Northerners, through the efforts of dedicated staff and physicians, in partnership with communities and organizations in Northern BC.
There is a wide variety of career opportunities available in our two dozen hospitals, 25 long-term care facilities, public health units and many other offices providing specialized services.
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