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Transition Liaison Licensed Practical Nurse - Kamloops
Location:Kamloops
Facility:ROYAL INLAND HOSPITAL
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Competition #:01579650
Employee Type:CASUAL
Bargaining Unit:BCNU
Facility:ROYAL INLAND HOSPITAL
Department:RIH FACILITY ACCESS
Reports To:MANAGER (OR DESIGNATE)
Hourly Wage:$28.43 - $32.98
Close Date:OPEN UNTIL FILLED*
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Position Summary

Join our team as a Transition Liaison Licensed Practical Nurse in beautiful Kamloops.

The scope of duties for this exciting position include but are not limited to: case management, palliative care, routine nursing duties including IV management, catheters, wounds and general nursing assessments and interventions.

Some details of the role:
In accordance with established vision and values of the organization, the Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) – Transition Liaison practices in accordance with the standards of professional practice and code of ethics as outlined by the British Columbia College of Nurses and Midwives (BCCNM) as well as within a patient/client and family centered care model.

Under the direction of the Manager (or designate), this position - working collegially and collaboratively with multidisciplinary/multi-agency teams - takes a lead role in planning, implementing, evaluating and coordinating patient/client access and care transition activities between IH facilities and health care services across the continuum of care for all assigned patients/clients with complex care planning and health service needs. This position provides comprehensive assessment of individuals and is responsible for identifying variances from care/discharge plans and service needs, as well as resolution of patient/client, caregiver and system issues. The LPN-Transition Liaison acts as a resource to patients/clients/families and various health service teams/professionals in the assessment of patient/client needs and eligibility for appropriate services/resources.

This position is responsible for: establishing and facilitating communication linkages between IH facilities, health care services, community partners, physicians, health professionals and families/patients/clients; communicating changes in the day to day access and care transition service needs of the patient/client; and liaising with the multidisciplinary team so that changes in capacity and utilization can be anticipated, monitored and alternate strategies developed in order to facilitate the most effective use of health service resources to meet patient/client needs.

This is a Casual opportunity. Casual means there are no guaranteed hours and work requirements may vary from 0 - 37.5 hours per week. Shifts of work are rotating days, with shift times of 07:00 to 18:13, 08:00 to 16:22, or 08:00 to 16:00.

Join our team in an exciting new role - Apply today!
 
Qualifications

* Graduation from a recognized program for Practical Nurses plus one (1) year recent related clinical experience which includes a combination of Community and Acute Care nursing experience working with the assigned complex patient/client population; or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

* Current practicing registration with the British Columbia College of Nurses and Midwives (BCCNM) required.

* Current valid B.C. Drivers License required.

• 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.

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