Employed Student Nurse (Grand Forks)

Position Summary

Interested in an Employed Student Nurse experience with an Interior Health at the Hardy View Lodge in Grand Forks, B.C.? Apply here!

**Second and Third year nursing students will be accepted.

What will you work on?

Under the direction of a Nursing Unit Manager (or designate) employed student nurses provides direct nursing care commensurate with the level of education and training and in accordance with the Employed Student Nurse Program guidelines, IH student placement policy (AU1100), IH clinical practice policies and procedures and in accordance with the standards of professional practice and code of ethics as outlined by the British Columbia College of Nurses and Midwives (BCCNM).

TYPICAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

1. Assesses, records, and reports the health status (physical, mental, and emotional) of assigned patients/clients by performing duties such as:

- Collecting patient/client data from health chart and other related health records, observing patient condition, and conducting physical, mental, emotional, and social assessments;
- Collaborating with other members of the nursing team, multi-disciplinary team, community care partners, patient/client, and family;
- Documenting health care status;
- Reporting current status or changes in status to appropriate personnel as required.

2. Collaborates with the nursing team, multi-disciplinary team members, community care partners, and the patient/client and family and assists in development and modification of patient/client care plan, including the flow of care, to address the assessed needs of the individual by:

- Assisting patient/client to develop health-promoting relationships;
- Assisting in the establishment of short and long term health status goals;
- Assisting in the identification and prioritization of appropriate nursing actions such as preventative,therapeutic, and rehabilitative aspects of care;
- Assisting in the discharge planning process;
- Explains plan of care to patient/client.

4. Evaluates patient/client response to the care by assessing the effect of the nursing interventions as identified in the care plan and modifying interventions as appropriate. Recommends and participates in the multidisciplinary team evaluation of patient/client care, including readiness for discharge.

5. Participates in quality improvement plans/activities and assists in collating data.

6. Performs other related duties as assigned.

About this location/unit

Hardy View Lodge, located in Grand Forks at Boundary Hospital, embodies a resident-centered philosophy designed to support residents’ choices, help people function at their highest level, and provide the best quality of life possible. This facility is an 80 bed facility with five cottage style units. 60 beds are all individual with showers in the bathroom area. The 20 bed unit has two semi private rooms and the remaining 16 rooms are private.

Reasons to Apply at Interior Health... What we can do for you

At Interior Health we have over 19,000 employees and 1,400 physicians on our team, developing the future of health care and pushing the limits of innovation and professional development. Whether you wish to live, work and play in an urban or rural setting, at Interior Health you will find everything you've been searching for, both personally and professionally.

We offer a work environment conducive to growth and development of strong clinical skills. The opportunity to have a balanced lifestyle that allows you to maintain the quality of life you desire.

Come live, work and play where others only vacation. Make a difference. Love your work. Apply today!

Qualifications

Education, Training and Experience:

CPR Competencies (e.g. CPR certificate/experience). Current Employed Student Registrant status (i.e. ESN or ESPN) with the British Columbia College of Nurses and Midwives (BCCNM).

Skills & Abilities:

Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.
Ability to organize assigned workload and set priorities.
Ability to deal effectively with a variety of internal and external contacts including co-workers, physicians, community agency representatives, patients/clients, and families.
Physical ability to perform the duties of the position.

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 #:

01694959

Employee Type:

CASUAL

Bargaining Unit:

BCNU

Facility:

HARDY VIEW LODGE

Location:

Grand Forks

Department:

KBR ESN

Reports To:

MANAGER

Hourly Wage:

$28.33

Close Date:

AUGUST 14, 2022

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