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Registered Nurse (rn), Primary Care

Location
Masset, BC
Details
Part 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 in Primary Care.

Provides and coordinates outpatient nursing activities such as patient assessment, patient and family teaching, clinic procedures and health promotion activities consistent with established policies, standards of practice, and philosophy of Northern Health.

Primary Care Networks are partnerships between the Divisions of Family Practice representing BC's family physicians, the regional health authorities, the First Nations Health Authority (FNHA) and local community partners, along with other community providers such as nurse practitioners. All partners are working together in their local communities and collectively to redesign B.C.'s primary and community care system so that it works better for patients and health-care providers.

Shift Rotation/Hours of work: Monday - Thursday, Days, 08:30 to 16:30

New Wage: As of April 1, 2024 the new wage is: $41.42 - $59.52/hour

Northern Haida Gwaii Hospital and Health Centre provides medical service to Old Masset, Port Clements and surrounding areas. The hospital and health centre has 4 Acute Care beds, 1 Palliative Care bed, 4 Long-term Care beds and a 4 unit assisted living complex. Some services provided at the hospital:
• Emergency
• Laboratory
• Diagnostic Imaging
• Pharmacy
• Chronic Disease Management
• Physiotherapy
• Speech and Language therapy
• Mental Health and Substance Use service
• Home and Community Care and Home Support services
• Visiting specialists in Pediatrics, Orthopaedics, ENT, Nephrology, Endocrinology, Respirology, Rheumatology, Urology and Ophthalmology
• Video conferencing capabilities with specialists or physicians in other areas Public Health provides many services to the community. Some of these services include:
• Harm reduction services
• TB testing
• Prenatal services with pregnancy registry
• Kindergarten screening and school immunizations
• Birth control, pap tests, STI testing

Masset is situated along the shoreline of Masset Sound on Haida Gwaii, formerly known as the Queen Charlotte Islands, and is the largest village on the island. Major industries are logging, fishing and tourism. Masset provides services for a larger rural area with a population of 1,000 local residents and services a surrounding area of 2,300 including Tow Hill (unincorporated) and Old Masset (IR). incorporated in 1961, the Village of Masset (pop. 1,000) is the oldest of the island's municipalities. The community has one elementary school and one secondary school. Check out Masset , the place where the ocean meets the shore and the sunsets are breathtaking.

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.

IMPORTANT NOTE:
As part of your application process, you will need to upload the following documentation:
• Proof of COVID-19 vaccination
• Registration number (if you are part of a regulated profession)
• Any supporting documents regarding education/qualifications for this position. Examples may include:
• Program certificates or diplomas
• High school/college/university transcripts etc.
• It is also recommended to provide a cover letter and resume

Qualfications
• Graduation from an approved School of Nursing with current practicing registration as a Registered Nurse with the British Columbia College of Nurses and Midwives (BCCNM).
• Two (2) years' experience on an obstetrical unit including labour and delivery and/or related clinical nursing experience in a perinatal clinic setting, including experience developing and providing formal education to patients, families, the general public, or an equivalent combination of training and experience.
• Valid BC Driver's License and access to a personal vehicle for business related purposes as required.

Skills and Abilities:
• Clinical proficiency in the designated clinical area.
• Ability to complete initial and ongoing patient assessment (clinical and diagnostic reasoning) and apply nursing theory and expertise to provide nursing care through appropriate/prescribed technical, therapeutic, and safety interventions.
• Ability to recognize acuity changes.
• Ability to use factual information, prior learning and basic principles and procedures to support nursing decisions and actions with relevant research-based evidence/evidence-informed practice.
• Ability to communicate effectively with patients, families/care givers, the public, medical staff and members of the inter-professional care team using verbal, written and electronic communication means.
• Ability to promote person-centered care that demonstrates empathy for patients and families/care givers, sensitivity to diverse cultures and preferences, and patient advocacy.
• Ability to integrate and evaluate data from multiple sources to problem-solve effectively.
• Ability to plan, organize and prioritize work in a continually changing environment.
• Ability to work independently and to collaborate with and promote cooperation among members of the inter-professional care team.
• Ability to teach and instruct patients and families/care givers and community partners on health care topics essential to their health care and well-being.
• Ability to deal with and promote change.
• Ability to operate related equipment including relevant computer applications.
• 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
Health Care