Are you a fun loving, energetic, organized, and compassionate person? Are you interested in Community Care Nursing? Kelowna General Hospital is seeking a casual Transition Liaison.
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.
Shifts are rotating day and evenings, with shift times of 07:45 to 15:45, 10:00 to 18:00.
This is a Casual opportunity. Casual means there are no guaranteed hours and work requirements may vary from 0 - 37.5 hours per week. 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.
Come live, work and play where others only vacation. Make a difference. Love your work. Apply today!
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.
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.