HEART FUNCTION AND CARDIOVASCULAR HEALTH NURSEApply Now Job ID 1232270 Date posted 03/04/2019
Facility :KOOTENAY LAKE REGNL HSPTL
If you are a self-starter who works well independently but also within an interdisciplinary team, and have primary care and home health nursing experience, we have an opportunity for you to join our nursing team in Nelson!
Through assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of quality patient care delivery, the Heart Function and Cardiovascular Health Nurse provides comprehensive and coordinated nursing care to clients as a member of an interdisciplinary health care team, working collaboratively with family practice and/or specialist care physicians, within physician offices, health authority clinics, client’s home and/or other community locations. In individual, group or telehealth settings, the Heart Function and Cardiovascular Health Nurse assists individuals with complex heart failure, cardiovascular and other related chronic conditions to achieve and maintain optimal health through collaborative patient-centered goal setting and action planning, case management, chronic disease related education, health promotion and other clinical care, follow-up monitoring and treatment.
This position works 08:30 to 16:30 Monday to Friday. Additional casual shifts may be available at other locations across the Kootenay Boundary region.
If you are an experienced cardiovascular nurse and want to be challenged in your practice while working with a solid and experienced team in a wonderful working environment, apply Today!
Education, Training and Experience:
Graduation from an approved school of nursing plus two years recent clinical experience in acute or chronic coronary/cardiovascular nursing including formal experience in behavioral/lifestyle counseling and identification and management of cardiovascular/chronic disease risk factors and conditions, and one year recent adult learner teaching experience in a formal setting; or an equivalent combination of education training and experience.
Current practicing registration with the British Columbia College of Nursing Professionals (BCCNP).
Current valid BC Driver’s License.
Interior Health values diversity and inclusion. Our goal is to cultivate a workforce rich in culture, experience and knowledge to ensure equitable health outcomes for all of the clients we serve. We are welcoming of all populations including our Aboriginal partners throughout the Interior Health Region. We are committed to increasing our Aboriginal representative workforce to build an engaged, culturally diverse organization focused on the goal of providing high quality, sustainable healthcare through an engaged workforce and healthy workplaces. We build inclusive, trusting and respectful relationships through our partnerships. At Interior Health, Every Person Matters.
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