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REGISTERED NURSE, PRIMARY CARE TEAM LEADER (PART TIME)
Location:Masset
Facility:N. HAIDA GWAII HLTH CTR.
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Competition #:05553666
Employee Type:PERMANENT PART TIME (0.80 FTE)
Bargaining Unit:BCNU
Facility:N. HAIDA GWAII HLTH CTR.
Department:MAO INTERPROF TEAM 1
Reports To:MANAGER OR DESIGNATE
Hourly Wage:$45.90 - $55.32
Close Date:AUGUST 20, 2022*
Comments:
This posting is covered by the Provincial Health Officer’s mandatory COVID-19 vaccination orders and selected applicant(s) must comply.

Position Summary

Are you ready to reach new heights and take your nursing career to the next level? Utilize your leadership, organization and problem solving skills while overseeing the day-to-day clinical operations at Northern Haida Gwaii Hospital.

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 BC College of Nurses and Midwives (BCCNM). 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.

Shift Rotation/Hours of work: T/W/T/F, 08:00 to 16:00

Northern Haida Gwaii Hospital in located in Masset and is a four acute care bed hospital with one palliative care bed, four long term care beds and a four unit assisted living complex. They offer emergency, lab, diagnostic imaging, pharmacy, home and community care services, primary care mental health and substance use, services, chronic disease management, physiotherapy and speech and language therapy. Visiting specialists includes Pediatrics, Orthopaedics, ENT, Nephrology, Endocrinology, Respirology, Rheumatology, Urology and Ophthalmology.

Masset is a small fishing village located on Graham Island with a population of approximately 793 local residents and servicing a surrounding population of 2300. Masset has a unique culture, beautiful landscapes and amazing beaches. Check out Masset, the place where the ocean meets the shore and the sunsets are breathtaking.

What Northern Health has to offer you!
• Comprehensive benefit packages including MSP, extended health/dental and a municipal pension plan for part-time and full-time employees. Casuals have the option of paying for benefits.
• Four weeks vacation with one year of continuous service
• Relocation Incentive is available for eligible positions
• Employee referral program
• Employer-paid training and leadership development opportunities
• Spectacular outdoor activities and the shortest commutes in BC
• “Loan Forgiveness Programs” are offered through the Federal and BC Government for eligible professions.
 
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
• Registration with BC College of Nursing Professionals as a practicing RN or RPN registrant (BCCNP).
• Current valid B.C. Driver's License

Skills and Abilities:
Leadership – Promotes staff morale, cooperation, assertiveness and risk-taking, creative planning for change and innovations, implementation of NH policies or other protocols, and ongoing professional development of self and others.
Management – Demonstrated ability to organize work, set objectives and establish priorities. Manages time and resources, implements activities to promote cooperation among the interprofessional team, supervises responsibilities of others, and collaborates across disciplines.
Knowledge Integration – Using factual information, prior learning and basic principles and procedures to support decisions and actions with relevant research-based evidence. Integrates best practice from nursing and health-related disciplines and the humanities, arts and sciences disciplines into professional practice.
Person Centered Care – Ability to promote person centered care that demonstrates care for people, their families and their significant others. Provides care according to the five principles of cultural safety and also demonstrates sensitivity and respect for diverse cultures and preferences.
Communication – Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively with the clients, families, the public, medical staff and the members of the interdisciplinary team using verbal, written and computer communication means. Demonstrated ability to effectively resolve conflict.
Critical Thinking – Demonstrated ability to integrate and evaluate pertinent data (from multiple sources) to problem-solve effectively. Applies the problem solving process demonstrating critical thinking and decision making skills using a systems approach.
Teaching – Ability to transmit information intended to instruct clients and others about topics essential to health care and well-being.
Innovation: Demonstrated ability to challenge conventional practices; adapt established methods for new uses; pursue ongoing system improvement; and evaluate new technology as potential solutions to existing problems.
Tolerance of Ambiguity - Able to deal with unresolved situations, frequent change, delays or unexpected events.
Assessment and Intervention – Demonstrated ability to complete initial and ongoing client assessments (clinical and diagnostic reasoning) and provide nursing care through appropriate/ prescribed technical, therapeutic, safety type interventions.
Ability - Ability to operate related equipment including proven ability to utilize computer technology.
• Physical ability to perform the duties of the position.

Who we are
Northern Health covers an area of nearly 600,000 square kilometers and offers health services in over two dozen communities and 55 First Nation’s communities. We deliver hospital and community-based health care for a population of 300,000.
Employing more than 7,000 staff throughout the region, Northern Health provides exceptional health services for Northerners, through the efforts of dedicated staff and physicians, in partnership with communities and organizations in Northern BC.
There is a wide variety of career opportunities available in our two dozen hospitals, 25 long-term care facilities, public health units and many other offices providing specialized services.

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