Patient Care Coordinator

Position Summary

We are looking for a Casual Patient Care Coordinator to join our team here in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at Royal Inland Hospital in Kamloops, BC.

The Patient Care Coordinator (PCC) is responsible for the coordination of day to day operations and quality patient care within the RIH Neonatal ICU. This position supports the seamless movement of patients through the healthcare system and in accessing appropriate resources. The PCC supervises as well as serves as a role model and a resource to staff for clinical decision-making, clinical assessments of patients and in the counseling and education of families. Reviews, analyses and makes recommendations on the development of administrative systems such as policies, procedures and standards of patient care, adequate staffing levels, and a continuous quality improvement environment. Liaises with the interdisciplinary team for identification, coordination and efficient utilization of resources as well as plans for staff educational needs.

The Royal Inland Hospital NICU supports the care of sick neonates from across Interior Health, as one of the two most acute tertiary centers outside of the lower mainland. Utilizing and influencing the latest evidenced based care of neonates, the NICU is located in the heart of the Interior in Kamloops BC and serves a population of neonates and their families 30 weeks and over, while stabilizing other acutely ill infants and accessing BC Women’s and Children’s Hospital as the primary referral site as needed.

When scheduled these shifts will be rotating days, 07:30 to 18:40. This is a casual position. Casual means hours are not guaranteed and that days of work and shift times may vary. Casual employment includes: short-notice, on-call availability; workload coverage during a temporary absence; and/or providing relief coverage in a specific position. Once hired into a casual role, employees are eligible to apply for internal postings including permanent part-time or full time positions. There are many opportunities with Interior Health that begin with casual positions and lead to regular employment.

If you would love to work with a progressive and cohesive team, we have what you are looking for and would love to hear from you. Apply Today!

Community Profile:
Kamloops is located in a scenic valley in BC’s Thompson Okanagan Region at the junction of the North and South Thompson Rivers. It is British Columbia’s third largest city. Residents of this dynamic and growing community enjoy a unique combination of urban amenities and stunning natural surroundings. Kamloops boasts a Wild West history that includes the fur trade, the gold rush, and cattle ranching. Recreational amenities include everything from an art gallery and museum to several golf courses and numerous parks. Fishing, water sports, skiing, and mountain biking are among the numerous leisure pursuits enjoyed by residents.

Qualifications

Education, Training and Experience:

Graduation from an approved School of Nursing with current practicing registration with the British Columbia College of Nurses and Midwives (BCCNM).

Advanced preparation in the clinical specialty of the assigned area, three years of recent related clinical experience in the assigned practice environment and two years recent supervisory and teaching experience or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

Current CPR certification 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 #:

01749573

Employee Type:

CASUAL

Bargaining Unit:

BCNU

Facility:

ROYAL INLAND HOSPITAL

Location:

Kamloops

Department:

RIH NEONATAL ICU

Reports To:

MANAGER OR DESIGNATE

Hourly Wage:

$43.09 - $52.82

Close Date:

OPEN UNTIL FILLED

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