REGISTERED NURSE – HOME HEALTHApply Now Job ID 1546924 Date posted 05/04/2021
Facility :KIRO WELLNESS CENTRE
We have an exciting opportunity with the Home Health program in Trail! If you are a self-directed team player who enjoys working with an interdisciplinary team approach and are a keen learner with strong knowledge and experience in geriatrics, case management and chronic disease management, this could be the position for you!
This clinician role is a dual role home health time limited and continuous care position. If you have an interest in helping clients become as self-sufficient as possible this position may be a fit for you. The continuous care component includes case management with client and family dynamics as well as social dynamics with the client in the community.
As the successful candidate, you will support the client’s achievement of safe realistic and reasonable goals by assessing, planning, coordinating, organizing, implementing, evaluating and transitioning nursing and other care services for the client. In collaboration with the client, family and other care providers you will develop, implement and adapt a care plan, deliver direct care, assess service eligibility and provide care management to help clients manage their own care and navigate through the various services available within the community setting. Working in consultation with other system partners, you will base your practice on nursing science and related content from other sciences and humanities.
Make a difference. Love your work. Apply today.
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.
We invite applicants to self-identify as First Nation, Métis or Inuit within cover letters and/or resumes.
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 the application process, job readiness, interview readiness or tips for resume and cover letter writing, send your question via email to AboriginalEmployment@interiorhealth.ca to be redirected to the Employment Advisor.
Graduation from an approved school of nursing with current practicing registration with the British Columbia College of Nurses and Midwives (BCCNM).
Candidates must also hold a valid B.C. driver’s license. Demonstrated knowledge and skills within a complex, geriatric patient population and chronic disease management.
Experience with wound care and palliative care an asset. Sound computer skills including experience with Meditech and Excel an asset.
A gerontology certificate would be an asset.
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.