Northern Health

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

Nov 15, 2016
$40.95 - $49.37
Prince Rupert, British Columbia
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).

PRINCE RUPERT COMMUNITY

Prince Rupert is a small marine-based port city with one-of-a-kind wilderness exploration and wildlife viewing experiences on Northwest BC's Pacific Coast. It's also a popular stop on various Alaskan cruises. Located 721 km (447 miles) west of Prince George on Highway 16, Prince Rupert is the land, air, and water transportation hub of British Columbia's North Coast, and home to some 12,815 people. The city is located at the mouth of the Skeena River, surrounded by Chatham Sound and many small, uninhabited islands. The area is perfect for exploring and discovering the fascinating history and customs of local First Nations people.