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Registered Nurse (rn), Community

Details
Part Time
5 days ago
Position Summary
** Financial Support for Moving Expenses is available for this position **

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!

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.

Shift Rotation/Hours of work: Mon/Tues/Fri one week alternating with Mon/Tues the next week, Days - 08:00 to 16:30

New Wage: As of April 1, 2024 the new wage is: $49.20 - $67.08/hour

Dawson Creek has a population of 12,178 (2021) with a youthful and vibrant community that serves as a major centre for the surrounding areas. Come enjoy the beautiful sunrises and sunsets Dawson Creek has to offer. Check out Dawson Creek for more information about this community where the northern lights shine.

What Northern Health has to offer you!
• Comprehensive benefit packages including 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.

Qualfications
• Baccalaureate degree in nursing
• Registration with BC College of Nurses and Midwives 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.

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.
Category
Community and Social Services Health Care