Northern Health

British Columbia
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Registered Nurse, Primary Care Nurse Team Leader (Permanent Full Time)

Feb 13, 2017
$32.33 - $42.45
Fort St. John, British Columbia
Entry Level, Early Career

Position Summary

In accordance with Northern Health's vision of an idealized system of services where people and their families receive primary care services in Primary Care Homes supported by interprofessional teams, the Primary Care Nurse Team Leader practices in accordance with the standards of professional practice and code of ethics as outlined by the College of Registered Nurses of British Columbia (CRNBC) or the College of Registered Psychiatric Nurses of British Columbia (CRPNBC).

The Primary Care Nurse Team Leader functions as a member of the interprofessional team and applies best practices to provide competent, safe and ethical care for people and their families in settings such as physician practices, homes, schools and communities. Under the direction of the Community Services Manager and in collaboration with Physicians and/or Nurse Practitioners, the Primary Care Nurse Team Leader provides guidance and supervision to the assigned interprofessional teams to provide care according to the person's Care Plan and the person's personal goals developed collaboratively with the interprofessional team.

Under the direction of the Community Services Manager and in collaboration with Physicians and/or Nurse Practitioners, the Interprofessional Team Nurse Team Leader provides guidance and supervision to the assigned interprofessional teams. The Nurse Team Leader takes a collaborative and team-based approach in program delivery and problem solving to achieve healthcare excellence. Such an approach involves nurturing a team environment of continuous learning, effective communication and ensuring fulfillment of service standards in assigned interprofessional team(s) and for effective administration of operating budget(s) for assigned services(s) and provides input to operating and capital budget planning.

Qualifications

  • Baccalaureate degree in nursing, including community health content, from a recognized University plus three (3) years recent related experience in nursing including teaching, supervisory or program coordination experience; or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience
  • Current practicing registration with the College of Registered Nurses of British Columbia (CRNBC) or the College of Registered Psychiatric Nurses of BC (CRPNBC).
  • Current valid B.C. Driver's License

FORT ST. JOHN COMMUNITY

Fort St. John is known as "The Energetic City," which reflects the large resource base of oil, natural gas, forestry and agriculture, and the vitality of their residents who are keen to live and work in a community that gives back so much. Fort St. John sits high above the spectacular Peace River Valley, Northwest of Dawson Creek and Southeast of Fort Nelson, where endless patchwork quilts of cropland melt into the horizon. Serving an area population of 69,000, Fort St. John is the hub of the Northeast with a new cultural center and library, theatre and art space. The main industries are agriculture, forestry, natural gas, construction and trucking.