Are you an energetic, organized, and compassionate person? Are you experienced in acute and community Care? If so, would love to chat with you about a career opportunity as a Transition Nurse within the Community Integrated Health Services team in Salmon Arm.
Under the direction of the Manager (or designate), this position - working collegially and collaboratively with multidisciplinary/multi-agency teams - takes a lead role in planning, implementing, evaluating and coordinating patient/client access and care transition activities between IH facilities and health care services across the continuum of care for all assigned patients/clients with complex care planning and health service needs. This position provides comprehensive assessment of individuals and is responsible for identifying variances from care/discharge plans and service needs, as well as resolution of patient/client, caregiver and system issues.
The RN-Transition Liaison acts as a resource to patients/clients/families and various health service teams/professionals in the assessment of patient/client needs and eligibility for appropriate services/resources. This position is responsible for: establishing and facilitating communication linkages between IH facilities, health care services, community partners, physicians, health professionals and families/patients/clients; communicating changes in the day to day access and care transition service needs of the patient/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 patient/client needs.
This a permanent part-time (0.69 FTE) position. Shift types are rotating days and evenings with shift times of 08:00-15:00 and 15:00 – 22:00.
We offer a range of employee benefits and services to support you at every stage of your career:
• Employer paid vacation
• Insurance premiums 100% paid by Interior Health
• Medical Services Plan
• Extended Health Coverage
• Dental Health Coverage
• Pension Plan
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• 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.