Registered Nurse – Transition Liaison

Position Summary

Are you a fun loving, energetic, organized, and compassionate person? Are you interested in Community Care Nursing? We have an amazing career opportunity as a Casual Transition Liaison Nurse at Kelowna General Hospital.

Under the direction of the Manager, the Transition Nurse works collegially and collaboratively with multidisciplinary/multi-agency teams and takes a lead role in planning, implementing, evaluating and coordinating the flow of integrated care plans for all assigned clients with complex discharge planning and service needs. This position provides comprehensive assessment of individuals and is responsible for identifying variances from discharge plans and service needs, as well as resolution of client, caregiver and system issues.

The Transition Nurse acts as a resource to clients/families and various health service teams in the assessment of client needs and eligibility for appropriate resources. This position is responsible for communicating changes in the day to day service needs of the client and liaising with the multidisciplinary team so that changes in capacity and utilization can be anticipated, monitored and alternate strategies developed in order to facilitate the most effective use of health service resources to meet client needs.

Shift times are 07:45 to 15:45, 10:00 to 18:00.

We invite applicants to self-identify as First Nation, Métis or Inuit within cover letters and/or resumes.
Interior Health now offers assistance from an Aboriginal Employment Advisor. If you self-identify as Aboriginal (First Nations, Métis or Inuit) and if you would like assistance with the application process, job readiness, interview readiness or tips for resume and cover letter writing, send your question via email to AboriginalEmployment@interiorhealth.ca to be redirected to the Employment Advisor.

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Qualifications

Graduation from an approved School of Nursing plus two (2) years recent related clinical experience which includes a combination of Community and Acute Care nursing experience working with the assigned complex patient/client population; or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

Current practicing registration with the British Columbia College of Nurses and Midwives (BCCNM) required.

Current valid B.C. Drivers License required.

Comments

This posting is covered by the Provincial Health Officer’s mandatory COVID-19 vaccination orders and selected applicant(s) must comply.

Interior Health now offers assistance from an Aboriginal Employment Advisor. If you self-identify as Aboriginal (First Nations, Métis or Inuit) and if you would like assistance with internal career exploration, send your question via email to AboriginalEmployment@interiorhealth.ca to be redirected to the Employment Advisor. We invite applicants to self-identify as First nations, Métis, or Inuit within cover letters and/or resumes.

Competition #:

01680797

Employee Type:

CASUAL

Bargaining Unit:

BCNU

Facility:

KELOWNA GENERAL HOSPITAL

Location:

Kelowna

Department:

KEC TRANS SERVICES

Reports To:

MANAGER (OR DESIGNATE)

Hourly Wage:

$36.23 - $47.58

Close Date:

OPEN UNTIL FILLED

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