Job Summary: The Primary Health Care Nurse Manager will provide comprehensive care, education and guidance to the acute, primary and urgent care patients and their families. The nurse will work to full scope of practice as a member of a multidisciplinary health care team.
The nurse fosters an environment in which communities, families and individuals can achieve and maintain optimal health through the provision of Primary Care Nursing services (acute, urgent and emerge) services with the additional health education/promotion and disease prevention programs. Clients include individuals, families, community and groups in a variety of settings in the rural and/or remote area. The Primary Care Nurse Manager leads the nursing Team in work with physicians, patients, families, CCHR’s and community along with other health care providers. The role includes an advisory component in creating and increasing access to Culturally Safe local and regional programs in a multidisciplinary environment to ensure a high quality of evidence based health care to the Nisga’a Nation. The Manager will directly lead the Community Health & Treatment Room and nurses within the Nass Valley with a focus on building the capacity of the Nursing Team. This position will involve flexible work hours within a Monday to Friday workweek schedule with on call responsibilities.
Roles and Responsibilities
- Provides input into the development of job descriptions for the department
- Participates on Selection teams for the hiring and promotion of staff
- Provides orientation, on-going training, instruction and day to day supervision;
- Manages staff performance, including setting objectives, monitoring work quality and provides feedback to staff
- Approves requests for leaves according to operational requirements;
- Is responsible for staff discipline and discharge, as necessary
- Ensures compliance with safety regulations, health regulations and safe work practices;
- Plan and deliver and deliver appropriate assessment and care to clients/patients
- Seeking or referred to the respective clinics for emergency or outpatient treatment.
- All treatment provided would be in accordance with a medical practitioner’s direction or as experience and sound nursing practice.
- Performs appropriate physical assessment of clients attended (May include emergent ECG & Lab procedures)
- Provides nursing interventions that may include among other things: basic trauma and/or cardiac life support, repair of simple lacerations, irrigations, removal of casts, and application of splints, assisting obstetrical emergencies, suture removal and the administration of medications.
- Ensures appropriate documentation of all treatments administered.
- Ensures that clinical and emergency equipment and drugs are routinely maintained and replenished as per NVHA policy.
- Receives monthly statistics report from team and summarizes into final report for CEO
- Shares on-call duty with the professional health team.
- Participates in health team and general staff meetings.
- Act as a resource to other program and service staff.
- Other duties may be assigned and may vary depending on the patient population and staff resources.
Qualifications & Experience
- Registered with BCCNP and Current registration with the College of Registered Nurses of British Columbia (CRNBC)
- A graduate of an accredited school of nursing
- Minimum of 2 years acute care or related experience and 5 years’ experience in management;
- Preference given to those with three (3) years recent, related experience, being a broad base of clinical experience, outpost or small acute facility experience as well as community health/public health experience
- Remote Nursing Practice Certification preferred
- ACLS, BLS-HCP
- Trauma Course: EPICC or similar or willing to obtain; also have current CPR certification;
- Valid BC Driver’s License is required;
- Emergency Specialty Nursing Certificate an asset
- Demonstrated success in related clinical experience
Skills, Abilities and Attributes
- Self-directed, innovative and efficient;
- Strong verbal and written communication skills is required;
- Strong conflict resolution and negotiating skills;
- Be able to motivate and engage others; Team Management Skills
- Knowledge/ability with computer applications including Med Access or comparable medical applications
- Effective interpersonal skills; Strong Organizational Skills is required;
- Knowledge of the Nisga’a Language and Culture a definite asset
Applicants are required to submit a resume with cover letter describing their qualifications and related experience by June 11, 2020. We thank all applicants however, only those selected for an interview will contacted.
- Extended health care
- Vision care
- Disability insurance
- Company pension
- Vacation & paid time off
- Employee assistance programs
- Flexible working hours
- Dental care
- Life insurance
- Bonus scheme
Job Types: Full-time, Permanent
Salary: $85,000.00 to $107,542.50 /year
- acute care: 2 years (Required)
- management: 5 years (Required)
- Registration with College of Registered Nurses of BC (Required)