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 Lakes District Hospital.
Under the direction of the Director of Acute Patient Services or designate, provides general and specialized nursing care to patients, utilizing the nursing process and in accordance with the philosophy, objectives and policies of Lakes District Integrated Health Services and the Department of Nursing. Participates in all nursing activities, assists in teaching and/or supervising Licensed Practical Nurses & Care Aides. Assumes the responsibilities of the ward and will assume charge responsibilities when designated.Shift Rotation/Hours of work:
: 07:00 to 19:00, 19:00 to 07:00 (Rotating)New Wage
: As of April 1, 2023 the new wage is: $40.21 - $57.78/hour Lakes District Hospital
is a 12 acute bed hospital that offers emergency services, laboratory, diagnostic imaging, rehabilitation, pharmacy. There is one labour/delivery/recovery suite and 1 palliative care room. There are provisions for public health, mental health and addictions, and home and community care service, as well as local physician and emergency services. Burns Lake
has a population of 1,779 (2021) local residents and serves the surrounding areas of the Regional District of Bulkley-Nechako estimating a population of 7,000. Wilderness and some of BC's largest freshwater lakes where sport fishing is a popular activity for both locals and tourists surround Burns Lake. Check out Burns Lake for more information on this family friendly community.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.
•Three/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.Qualfications
•Registration with BC College of Nurses and Midwives as a practicing RN or RPN registrant.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 IH 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.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.