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Patient Care Coordinator

Full Time
3 days ago
Position Summary
Do you have a passion for nursing? We have the position for you! We are seeking a motivated Patient Care Coordinator with a dedication for delivering compassionate patient care to join our team at Fort St. John Hospital & Health Centre.

The Patient Care Coordinator facilitates the admission, discharge and patient transfer processes and is responsible for coordinating patient/resident care when necessary. The role facilitates patient flow through the efficient allocation and utilization of beds, ensures adequate staffing levels and supports patients receiving quality care. The Patient Care Coordinator assists the Program Leaders in establishing and maintaining standards of patient care, and is responsible for coordinating the operations in the absence of managers, department heads and senior administrative personnel.

Shift Rotation/Hours of work: Days, 05:00 to 16:42 (Rotating)

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

Fort St. John Hospital and Health Centre is a 46-bed hospital with 115 residential care beds in the adjoining Peace Villa Care Home. They have two state of the art operating rooms, ambulatory clinics including cancer care and hemodialysis, emergency and ICU, a birthing centre with single maternity rooms for labour, delivery, and post-partum.

Fort St. John is located above the Peace River Valley, and has a diverse population of 21,000 (2021) and serves an area of approximately 69,000. The friendly, small town feel comes with big city amenities and a vibrant arts community. Check out Fort St. John for more information on what this energetic 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.

•Graduate from an approved School of Nursing.
•Current registration with BCCNM
•Five years of recent acute care experience with one-year supervisory experience.
•An equivalent combination of education, training and experience in a supervisory role is an asset.
•NRP or willingness to complete within one year.
•ACLS/TNCC or willingness to complete in one year.
•PALS would be an asset.

Skills and Abilities:
•Demonstrated clinical competence and leadership skills.
•Demonstrated interpersonal relationship and communication skills.
•Ability to promote a safe patient care environment.
•Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with all members of the health care team.
•Ability to maintain good public relations with family and friends of patients.
•Ability to deal with conflict and problem solve independently.
•Physical ability to perform 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.