Job title :HEART FUNCTION AND CARDIOVASCULAR HEALTH NURSE
Facility :KOOTENAY LAKE REGNL HSPTL
If you are a self-starter who works well independently but also within an interdisciplinary team, and have primary care and home health nursing experience, we have a permanent full time opportunity for you to join our nursing team in Nelson!
Through assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of quality patient care delivery; The Heart Function and Cardiovascular Health Nurse provides comprehensive and coordinated nursing care to clients as a member of an interdisciplinary health care team, working collaboratively with family practice and/or specialist care physicians, within physician offices, health authority clinics, client’s home and/or other community locations. In individual, group or telehealth settings, the Heart Function and Cardiovascular Health Nurse assists individuals with complex heart failure, cardiovascular and other related chronic conditions to achieve and maintain optimal health through collaborative patient-centered goal setting and action planning, case management, chronic disease related education, health promotion and other clinical care, follow-up monitoring and treatment.
This position works 08:30 to 16:30, Monday to Friday.
This is a Casual opportunity. Casual means there are no guaranteed hours and work requirements may vary from 0 - 37.5 hours per week. Casual employment includes: short-notice, on-call availability; workload coverage during a temporary absence; and/or providing relief coverage in a specific position. Once hired into a casual role, employees are eligible to apply for internal postings including permanent part-time or full time positions. There are many opportunities with Interior Health that begin with casual positions and lead to regular employment.
Graduation from an approved school of nursing plus two years recent clinical experience in acute or chronic coronary/cardiovascular nursing including formal experience in behavioral/lifestyle counseling and identification and management of cardiovascular/chronic disease risk factors and conditions, and one year recent adult learner teaching experience in a formal setting; or an equivalent combination of education training and experience.
Current practicing registration with the British Columbia College of Nursing Professionals (BCCNP).
Current valid BC Driver’s License.
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.