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PATIENT CARE COORDINATOR

Apply Now Job ID 01044205 Date posted 10/23/2017
Job title :PATIENT CARE COORDINATOR
Community :CRANBROOK
Facility :EK REGIONAL HOSPITAL
Status :CASUAL
Position Summary

Are you a strong leader that can identify and take initiative to address professional development needs? Can you create a work environment that supports a climate of mutual respect, open communication & teamwork? If so, we would love to chat with you about a casual Patient Care Coordinator (PCC) position within our team at East Kootenay Regional Hospital in Cranbrook, BC.

Our Psychiatric department is a 10 bed inpatient unit that includes 2 seclusion rooms. We have recently completed a department renovation with a focus on staff and patient safety. We have a very skilled and seasoned team that includes a team leader, 2 RNs working 12 hours shifts 24/7 with a 3rd RN on weekends from 1000-1700, a unit clerk and 4 Psychiatrists. We provide group activities and are implementing the PIECES philosophy.

The PCC is responsible for the coordination of day to day operations and quality patient care within a designated clinical area(s). 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. The PCC also 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.

If you would like to work in an environment that is supportive and therapeutic for both staff and patients then apply now to join our team!

Community Profile: Located in the southeastern corner of British Columbia, Cranbrook is the business capital of the East Kootenays and the largest city in the Rocky Mountain Region. Nestled on a gentle plain with scenic mountain vistas in the distance, it is considered by many to be an ideal location to raise a family or retire. Residents enjoy a variety of outdoor recreational opportunities including golf, hiking and skiing. For those who enjoy more urban pursuits, there are shops, boutiques and cafes, as well as an arts centre and heritage attractions. Cranbrook’s economy is driven primarily by mining, forestry, transportation, and tourism.

Interior Health strives to create an environment where you enjoy the work you do, the place where you work, and the people around you. Along with a competitive salary, your total compensation package may include vacation, health care and dental benefits, and contributions toward your retirement pension. As a member of the Interior Health (IH) team, you'll have access to services and benefits that can help you get the most out of work while maintaining a balanced lifestyle. Our focus is on giving people room to grow, to make an impact in the lives of others.

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


Qualifications

Education, Training and Experience:

Baccalaureate Degree in Nursing, 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 practicing registration with the College of Registered Nurses’ of BC (CRNBC) or the College of Registered Psychiatric Nurses of British Columbia (CRPNBC).

Current CPR certification required.
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