Do you love working in the community? Do you enjoy applying person centred care plans? Are you looking for an opportunity to showcase your clinical skills to expand your leadership abilities?
Fraser Health is responsible for the delivery of hospital and community-based health services to over 1.8 million people in 20 diverse communities from Burnaby to Fraser Canyon on the traditional territories of the Coast Salish peoples. Our team of nearly 40,000 staff, medical staff and volunteers is dedicated to serving our patients, families and communities to deliver on our vision: Better health, best in health care.
We have an exciting opportunity for a Relief Full Time Licensed Practical Nurse Supervisor in the Tri-Cities where you will supervise staff by assigning work, determining work priorities, and evaluating and providing feedback on employees’ performance. You will assess, plan, implement and evaluate nursing care to meet the needs of the clients. You will contribute to the development and changes in the client’s care plans and provide a supportive environment for patients and families. This is your chance to work with a multidisciplinary team and deliver care for our Home Health clients.
Your specific duties will include:
Supervises designated staff by assigning work and determining priorities, evaluating and providing feedback on employee performance and evaluations, determining training and orientation requirements and orienting new staff; resolves staffing issues including calling in staff to ensure appropriate staffing levels, where required.
Assesses, plans, implements and evaluates nursing care to meet the needs of the client in accordance with competency guidelines, established standards of practice and current legislative scope of practice; shares information and knowledge, provides direction, assignment and supervision to unregulated care providers, as appropriate.
Contributes to the development and revision of standards of care, policies and procedures and advocates improvements in clinical nursing practice, health care and health care services; maintains department standards and procedures.
Visits assigned staff in the client’s home to assess the skills and abilities of the staff to meet the client's needs; maintains records of such visit; completes and maintains related records and documentation such as progress reports, observations and client charting; reports and responds to problems such as care issues, complaints, safety concerns by investigating and taking required action.
Performs nursing care and procedures and evaluates client outcomes; records observations and reports problems and/or changes to designated staff for follow up; administers medications at assigned clients according to established policies and procedures, including medication reminders.
Responds to general inquiries by telephone and in person; provides direction and information about available programs and policies.
Assists in the recruitment and selection of staff by reviewing applications, providing input into the development of interview questions and participating on interview panels.
To join our team, we will be looking for:
Graduation from a Practical Nursing Program
Two years of recent related clinical and/or supervisory experience in a community health setting
Current Practicing Registration with College of Licensed Practical Nurses of British Columbia (CLPNBC).
Valid BC Driver’s License and access to a personal vehicle
We are looking for a friendly, team-orientated person who likes helping people. We value self-directed individuals who are driven and have exceptional organizational skills. Please ensure that you include your CLPNBC registration number, education, and relevant work experience on your application.
A career at Fraser Health will offer you the opportunity to work in a fast growing and exciting organization with people who are eminent in their respective fields. Fantastic opportunities for support and mentorship into supervisory and management roles are available as you advance within the organization. We also offer competitive salary packages and ongoing education opportunities.
Come work with dedicated professionals who are enthusiastic and committed to provide quality healthcare to our clients/patients/residents. We invite you to find out why more than 95% of new employees recommend Fraser Health as an excellent place to work!
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