RN Community Health Services

Island Health

Job title:

RN Community Health Services


Island Health

Job description

Close DateLocationVictoria Home and Community Care – Victoria, BC V8T 3P7 CA (Primary)Work Area (FBA Only)Multi-SiteNoTravel RequirementTravel between multiple sites is a regular/on-going requirementShift Start Time/End Time0800-1618Days OffRotatingVacancy TypeTemp PTSalary Range (Hourly Rate)$41.42 – $59.52Paid FTE0.52Worked BI-WEEKLY HOURS36.88Planned Start DateApr. 15 2024Approximate End Date (For Temporary Assignments ONLY)May. 30 2025Pending Return of IncumbentYesCRC required? (employee will be working with or have access to children or vulnerable adults and requires a Criminal Record Check)Required for Professional RegistrationJob DescriptionIn accordance with the Vision, Purpose, and Values, and strategic direction of the Vancouver Island Health Authority (Island Health) client and staff safety is a priority and a responsibility shared by everyone; as such, the requirement to continuously improve quality and safety is inherent in all aspects of this position.The Registered Nurse (RN) Community Health Services practices in accordance with relevant provincial legislation, nursing standards, the code of ethics as outlined by the BC College of Nurses and Midwives and the Canadian Nurses Association (CNA), employer policies and individual competencies. Provides nursing care in accordance with established organizational policies, procedures, guidelines and other controls on practice.The RN practices in a variety of clinical settings and works in collaboration with the client, the client’s health care team and in partnership with primary care providers. Utilizes a community focused approach, ensuring the delivery of client centered care to achieve and maintain maximum health through the promotion, maintenance and restoration of health and prevention, treatment and palliation of illness and injury, assessment of health status, planning and implementation of interventions and coordination of health services.QUALIFICATIONS:Education, Training And ExperienceRegistration with BC College of Nurses and Midwives as a practicing RN registrant. Two years’ recent related experience or equivalent combination of education training and experience.Valid BC driver’s license.Skills And Abilities

  • Demonstrates ability to provide client-focused, trauma-informed and culturally safe care.
  • Demonstrates ability to complete initial and ongoing client assessments (clinical and diagnostic reasoning) and provide nursing care through evidence-based guidelines.
  • Demonstrates effective written, electronic and verbal communication to facilitate inter-professional collaborative practice, healthy environments, and a respectful workplace for client, staff, students and partners/affiliates.
  • Demonstrates ability to instruct clients and others about topics essential to health care and well-being.
  • Demonstrates ability to manage time and resources effectively.
  • Demonstrates ability to apply knowledge of care planning and care coordination, including knowledge of community programs and services
  • Demonstrates knowledge of community health practice, chronic disease management, geriatric and palliative nursing practice within a client and care giver centred care approach.
  • Demonstrates ability to demonstrate self-awareness, developing and implementing own learning goals for continuous learning and professional development.
  • Demonstrates ability to use factual information, prior learning and basic principles and procedures to support decisions and actions with relevant research-based evidence.
  • Informs, applies and integrates research and evidence-based best practice related to nursing and health-related disciplines and the humanities, arts and sciences disciplines into professional practice.
  • Demonstrates ability to operate related equipment and technology including relevant computer applications.
  • Demonstrates ability to perform the duties of the position.

Link to Full Job DescriptionAdditional information for applicantsThis is a temporary 0.52 FTE job share position to fill a vacancy while the incumbent is away on maternity leave.Additional ClausesBCNU: Vaccination Notification: To keep our employees, clients and the communities we serve safe, Island Health is enforcing an employee mandatory vaccination policy which is intended to prevent the transmission of COVID-19. As such, Island Health requires Proof of BC Provincial Immunization Registration as a condition of employment, and any offers of employment are contingent on you providing proof of vaccination prior to commencement of the offered effective date. If an offer of employment is extended, but proof of vaccination is not provided, the offer will be rescinded. PLEASE NOTE: THIS POSITION WILL BE POSTED FOR 72 HOURS. NOTE CLOSING DATE Recent negotiations with the Nurses Bargaining Association (NBA) have resulted in changes to the hiring language in the Collective Agreement ( Article 18.01- First Consideration). The internal application process for nurse postings has been changed to ensure that you are aware of the need to provide the following relevant information with your application (within your Cover Letter and/or Resume). 1) Qualifications (Education & Experience): Please list how you meet the qualification requirements as noted in the job posting. 2) Qualifications (Skills & Abilities): Please explain how you meet each of the critical unit specific skills and abilities to work successfully in this position on this unit. Refer to the Job Posting for Skills & Abilities. The change to application process will help managers determine if internal applicants meet education and experience qualifications, and have the necessary unit skills and abilities contained in the job description.Requisition CANurses Bargaining AssociationAffiliation/UnionBCNU

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Victoria, BC

Job date

Wed, 17 Apr 2024 03:09:38 GMT

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