Position Summary ** Financial Support for Moving Expenses is available for this position **
Are you someone who has a real passion for helping others? Are you a Registered Nurse looking to highlight your knowledge, skills, and abilities in a new and dynamic environment? We currently have an exciting opportunity for you to bring your excellent work ethic to our Specialized Services department.
Under clinical supervision of the Team Lead/designate, provides ongoing intensive outreach nursing care, case management and mental health and substance use support services for assigned clients, whether they are in hospital, residential or other community settings. Designs, implements, and monitors individual treatment plans to maximize community functioning and reduce re-hospitalization. Works in close association with inter-professional community mental health and substance use staff, emergency services, Indigenous partners and community service providers.Shift Rotation/Hours of work:
Days, Nights - 07:00 to 19:00, 19:00 to 07:00, rotatingNew Wage
: As of April 1, 2023 the new wage is: $40.21 - $57.78/hour Terrace
has a population 12,700 (2021) residents. The community of Terrace is northern living at its best. Snow-capped mountains, pristine glacier-fed rivers, lakes and streams all add to the beauty of this community. Check out Terrace where there is always something new to experience.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.Qualfications
•Registration with BC College of Nurses and Midwives as a practicing RN registrant or a practicing RPN registrant.
•Minimum 2 years nursing experience in mental health and substance use programming or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.Skills and Abilities:
•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.
- 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.
- Demonstrated ability to integrate and evaluate pertinent data (from multiple sources) to problem-solve effectively.
•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.
•Culturally Safe and Trauma Informed Care:
Ability to create culturally safe, trauma informed health care settings through individualized care planning and collaborative approaches to service provision, including Indigenous health services as possible.
- Ability to transmit information intended to instruct clients and others about topics essential to health care and well-being.
- Manages time and resources, implementing activities to promote cooperation among relevant others, collaboration across disciplines and related activities.
- Promotes staff morale, cooperation, assertiveness and risk-taking, creative planning for change and innovations, implementation of NH policies or other protocols, and ongoing professional development of self.
- 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.
•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.