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Job Details

Job Type: Casual

Region: Burns Lake, Fraser Lake, Houston, Kitimat, Prince George, Quesnel, Smithers, Terrace, Vanderhoof

Required Education: Bachelor degree or diploma in Nursing from a recognized School of Nursing

Other Requirements:

  • Preferred minimum of three years acute clinical experience with one or more years experience working in a community setting
  • Preferred three years pediatric experience working with children with complex care needs
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently within established agency policies and procedures
  • Demonstrated ability in written, oral and interpersonal communication skills in English
  • Current registration with BCCNP as a practicing nurse
  • Valid CPR C certificate or better
  • Good general health and physically and emotionally able to perform the duties of the job
  • Must sign the Agency’s Statement of Confidentiality and acknowledgement of Agency Abuse Policy
  • Must complete the Pediatric Foundational Comptencies course within one month of hiring date

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Job Description

Provides professional nursing care and other supports to children with complex care needs who live in the community. Promotes the wellbeing of the children served. This position may involve working extended days and/or evenings/and weekends.

Employee type: Casual

Community: Kitimat, Terrace, Smithers, Houston, Vanderhoof, Quesnel, Prince George, Burns Lake, Fraser Lake

Hourly Wage: $33.56-$44.06/hr

Close Date: Open Until Filled

Reports To:

Resource Ability Nursing Supervisor

Key Duties And Responsibilities:

  1. Performs nursing care and other support services to meet the medical and developmental
    needs of children living in the community anytime during the day, 7 days a week, and 365
    days a year. Travel as required.
  2. Implements and evaluates nursing care plan for the child; consults and works cooperatively
    with the family, Resource Ability Nursing Supervisor and other care professionals on the
    child’s care team. Participates in team meetings as requested.
  3. Continuously assesses by observing, measuring, recording and reporting symptoms and
    changes in child’s condition. Provides other support and tasks that assists the child to live in
    the community. Escorts the child while in the community. At all times, ensures the safety of
    the child.
  4. Provides guidance to a child and family in health care and treatment. Maintains strong
    relationship with the family and other members of the health care team. Assists and/or
    mentors other caregivers or family members.
  5. Assists with case management by identifying potential problems and reporting any concerns.
    Provides input to Resource Ability Nursing Supervisor with regard to the change/
    development of appropriate care plans to achieve individual’s desired outcomes.
  6. Maintains nursing records and provides reports as required. Maintains related equipment and
    supplies.
  7. Directs and monitors the care provided by unlicensed care providers to ensure the child’s
    physical and medical needs are met. Delegates nursing functions to other health providers
    following established agency and professional guidelines as requested.
  8. Assists families to obtain the necessary supplies and equipment to ensure continuity of care.
    Monitors and maintains related equipment and supplies.
  9. Provides input into the agency’s continuous quality improvement process as required.
  10. Uses sound judgment; carries out job duties in a professional manner and is guided at all
    times by the agency’s Code of Ethics.
  11. Performs other related duties as requested.

Qualifications

Education, Training, Experience

  1. Bachelor degree or diploma in Nursing from a recognized School of Nursing
  2. Preferred minimum of three years acute clinical experience with one or more years
    experience working in a community setting
  3. Preferred three years pediatric experience working with children with complex care needs
  4. Demonstrated ability to work independently within established agency policies and
    procedures.
  5. Demonstrated ability in written, oral and interpersonal communication skills in English.

Employment Requirements

  1. Current registration with BCCNP as a practicing nurse
  2. Valid CPR C certificate or better
  3. Good general health and physically and emotionally able to perform the duties of the job
  4. Must sign the Agency’s Statement of Confidentiality and acknowledgement of Agency
    Abuse Policy
  5. Must complete the Pediatric Foundational Comptencies course within one month of hiring date.