Regional Manager Resource Ability - Fraser Health Region
Job Type: Full Time
Required Education: Bachelor of Science in Nursing from a recognized school
- Current and active registration with the BCCNP as a Registered Nurse
- 3 years of acute clinical experience working with children with complex care needs
- 2 years minimum of supervisory experience
- Current CPR and First Aid
- Excellent clinical skills working in a community setting
- Excellent interpersonal, communication and leadership skills (problem-solving, conflict resolution and change management skills).
- Self-directed and highly motivated and ability to function effectively in dynamic situations.
- Excellent communicator with staff, physicians, families, and community partners
- Demonstrated excellence in computer usage and understanding of clinical applications
- Excellent time management with demonstrated ability to coordinate numerous and diverse activities, organizing and prioritizing appropriately to meet demands and expectations
- Flexibility in work hours and assignments to include participation in on call rotation
- Demonstrated leadership skills
- Able and willing to travel, as needed, within a defined area as part of regular work responsibilities.
- Demonstrated ability in written, oral and interpersonal communication skills in English
- Valid BC driver's licence
- Current negative Mantoux (TB) skin test
- Good general health and physically able to perform the job (Physician's certification required 5 days prior to commencement of employment)
- Must sign the Agency's Statement of Confidentiality, Acknowledgment of Agency Abuse Policy and Acknowledgment of Anti-Bullying Policy
Job Summary: Coordinates and manages nursing support services for children with complex care needs, who receive care in their homes, schools and/or in their community. Hires, supervises, directs and schedules all health care providers of nurses (RN, RPN, LPN). Promotes the well being of the children and families receiving service.
Employee type: Full Time
Community: Lower Mainland – location flexible in area
Close Date: Open Until Filled
Key Duties And Responsibilities:
- To act as the key contact with the various NSS Coordinators in the health regions, the child, family and other healthcare providers; work collaboratively and maintain open communication through all the states of service delivery. Schedule and/or attend meetings to discuss relevant service issues. Travel as required.
- Development of a child’s health care plan based upon the child’s determined health care needs and associated risks. Provide ongoing assessment and monitoring (including site visits) of the child’s care and well being. Establish and maintain proper documentation to ensure comprehensive, safe and appropriate care is being provided.
- Manages a caseload of children with a variety of medical needs within program and agency’s policy and procedures. Participates in the recruitment and selection of direct care providers assigned to children. Evaluate employees’ need for orientation, training and ongoing education. Co-ordinates and facilitates direct care provider training and orientation to care.
- Hires health care providers (RN, RPN, LPN) for the program. Conducts annual employee performance evaluations. Assesses employee skills and knowledge to ensure they meet agency and professional/program standards and requirements.
- Responsible to coordinate schedules of the direct care providers to maximize and fill the child’s home, school and child care hours. Maintain regular communication with the direct care providers to ensure proper monitoring and continuity of care.
- Provide guidance and support to children and families and/or caregivers in health care including details of home care. Maintain relationships. In consultation with the NSS Coordinator, resolve concerns and issues that arise from service delivery.
- Prepare and submit documentation in accordance with established procedures and as requested.
- Participates in the agency’s continuous quality improvement process.
- Uses sound judgment; carries out job duties in a professional manner and is guided at all times by the agency’s Code of Ethics.
- Perform other related duties as requested.
- Coordinates and directs care planning in for client’s who are approved for direct care nursing respite services in their own home.
- Demonstrate knowledge of Standards of Practice guidelines of Provincial regulating body.
- Liaise with other Regional Managers and NSS Coordinators as required.
- Liaise with Provincial NSS Manager as required.
- Adhere to Resource Ability Policies and Procedures.
ONLY SUCCESSFUL APPLICANTS WILL BE CONTACTED FOR AN INTERVIEW