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Registered Nurse - Home Health
Location:Trail
Facility:KIRO WELLNESS CENTRE
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Competition #:01546924
Employee Type:CASUAL
Bargaining Unit:BCNU
Facility:KIRO WELLNESS CENTRE
Department:TRC HOME HEALTH GENERAL
Reports To:MANAGER (OR DESIGNATE)
Hourly Wage:$36.23 - $47.58
Close Date:OPEN UNTIL FILLED*
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Position Summary

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.
 
Qualifications

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.

* All postings with a closing date specified close at 11:59 pm PT