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Apply Now Job ID 1237043 Date posted 03/19/2019
Community :TRAIL
Position Summary

The Kootenay Boundary Health Services Delivery Area serves a culturally diverse population of approximately 80,000 with the regional referral hospital in Trail. Interior Health has an exciting career opportunity available for a Manager, Critical Care & HART within the team at Kootenay Boundary Regional Hospital in Trail.

The Manager, Critical Care & HART is responsible for the overall management of ICU and Emergency services at KBRH and local oversight of the High Acuity Response Team (HART). This position applies management theory and concepts to leading, staffing, monitoring, controlling, evaluating, and data-gathering, including the development of relevant outcome measures pertinent to these critical care areas. As the Manager, you are accountable for the efficient, effective utilization of approved resources. For guiding and coordinating activities in the areas, in accordance with professional standards and the mission and goals of the organization; including the planning, development, and implementation of initiatives developed in response to the growing needs of the population served.

KBRH is in the process of expanding their emergency department with a $19 million dollar build with an expected completion date of March 2020.

Are you a natural born leader who likes new challenges, loves the outdoors and values work life balance? If yes, then make Interior Health your next best career destination! We’re all about giving people room-to-grow and room-to-make a significant difference in the lives of others. Come to a place where work-life-balance is as important to us, as it is to you. Apply Today!

Community: Trail is situated on the Columbia River in the West Kootenay region of British Columbia. It is a special place with affordable real estate, outstanding recreational facilities and an abundance of outdoor activities. Nestled in the Selkirk and Monashee mountain ranges; Greater Trail is a four-season destination, offering an abundance of recreational activities. Conveniences like golfing, skiing, mountain biking, kayaking, fishing, hiking and first-class recreational facilities make Trail “BC’s Number One Sports Town”.

Breathtaking vistas, active arts and culture community, and a variety of service clubs and organizations make Trail one of the most desirable communities in the Kootenay Boundary Region. For residents and visitors alike, Trail offers outstanding opportunities for living life well and to the fullest. The culture of volunteerism is abundant and is evident by the many events and projects the community gets involved in.


Education, Training and Experience
• A Bachelor’s degree in Nursing. A Master’s degree is preferred.
• Or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.
• A minimum of five years of acute care nursing experience with the requirement of clinical competence in nursing in at least one of the designated areas.
• Current registration with the British Columbia College of Nursing Professionals (BCCNP) and current CPR certification.

LEADS Capabilities

Demonstrates all LEADS Capabilities, in particular:
• Leads Self – self-awareness, demonstrates character
• Engages Others – fosters the development of others, communicates effectively, builds effective teams
• Achieves Results – sets direction, takes action to implement decisions, assesses & evaluates results
• Develops Coalitions – builds partnerships & networks to create results, demonstrates a commitment to customers & service, navigates socio-political environments
• System Transformation – demonstrates systems/critical thinking, strategically oriented to the future, champions & orchestrates change

Skills and Abilities
• Fosters an environment that values client-/patient-centered care, risk-taking, innovation, adaptability, flexibility, and critical thinking.
• Models the advocate role as it relates to clients/patients and family. Recognizes that the family and/or others are an extension of the client/patient and are primary in determining quality of life.
• Demonstrates the ability to identify variances and implement strategies that lead to desired outcomes. Proven ability to effectively plan, implement, and evaluate patient care outcomes.
• Demonstrates the ability to guide individuals toward the vision of the organization while fostering team work and commitment to excellence in the provision of patient care.
• Demonstrates an ability to effectively manage and support change that is consistent with the vision, purpose, and operating principles of IH.
• Applies the problem-solving process demonstrating critical thinking, decision-making skills, and systems analysis.
• Demonstrates the ability to communicate effectively with patients, families, the public, medical staff, and members of interdisciplinary teams.
• Defines own continuing education needs and maintains competency through reading literature, management workshops, seminars, and available educational offerings.
• Ability to develop and implement a budget.
• Proven ability to utilize equipment and computer technology.
• Physical ability to carry out the duties of the position.
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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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