RN Team Leader, Primary Care (5536371)

  • Northern Health
  • Valemount, BC, Canada
  • Aug 09, 2022
Part time Registered Nurses

Job Description

Do you have a passion for nursing? We have the position for you! We are seeking a motivated Registered Nurse with a dedication for delivering compassionate patient care to join our team in Primary Care.

In accordance with Northern Health’s vision of an idealized system of services where people and their families receive primary care services in Primary Care Homes supported by interprofessional teams, the Primary Care Nurse Team Leader practices in accordance with the standards of professional practice and code of ethics as outlined by the BC College of Nurses and Midwives (BCCNM). The Primary Care Nurse Team Leader functions as a member of the interprofessional team and applies best practices to provide competent, safe and ethical care for people and their families in settings such as physician practices, homes, schools and communities. Under the direction of the Community Services Manager and in collaboration with Physicians and/or Nurse Practitioners, the Primary Care Nurse Team Leader provides guidance and supervision to the assigned interprofessional teams to provide care according to the person’s Care Plan and the person’s personal goals developed collaboratively with the interprofessional team. Under the direction of the Community Services Manager and in collaboration with Physicians and/or Nurse Practitioners, the Interprofessional Team Nurse Team Leader provides guidance and supervision to the assigned interprofessional teams. The Nurse Team Leader takes a collaborative and team-based approach in program delivery and problem solving to achieve healthcare excellence. Such an approach involves nurturing a team environment of continuous learning, effective communication and ensuring fulfillment of service standards in assigned interprofessional team(s) and for effective administration of operating budget(s) for assigned services(s) and provides input to operating and capital budget planning. The Primary Care Nurse Team Leader will support people and their families to achieve and maintain optimal health by performing the duties and responsibilities outlined below.

Shift Rotation/Hours of work: M,T,T,F, Days - 08:15 to 16:45

Primary and Community Care
Northern Health’s approach to person and family-centered care involves creating health care teams, which include your doctor or nurse practitioner and other health care professionals, to provide a range of health care services. The quality of care increases by providing continuity of care over time and across settings, and will result in better long-term health outcomes.

Valemount has a population of 1,021 (2021) residents, is located in Robson Valley, and lies between the Canadian Rockies, the Monashee Mountains and the Cariboo Mountains. Check out Valemount for more information on this spectacular rural community.

What Northern Health has to offer you!

  • Comprehensive benefit packages including MSP, extended health/dental and a municipal pension plan for part-time and full-time employees. Casuals have the option of paying for benefits.
  • Four weeks vacation with one year of continuous service
  • Relocation Incentive is available for eligible positions
  • Employee referral program
  • Employer-paid training and leadership development opportunities
  • Spectacular outdoor activities and the shortest commutes in BC
  • “Loan Forgiveness Programs” offered through the Federal and BC Government for eligible positions
  • Baccalaureate degree in nursing, including community health content, from a recognized University plus three (3) years recent related experience in nursing including teaching, supervisory or program coordination experience; or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience
  • Registration with BC College of Nursing Professionals as a practicing RN or RPN registrant (BCCNP).
  • Current valid B.C. Driver's License

Who we are
Northern Health covers an area of nearly 600,000 square kilometers and offers health services in over two dozen communities and 55 First Nation’s communities. We deliver hospital and community-based health care for a population of 300,000.

Employing more than 7,000 staff throughout the region, Northern Health provides exceptional health services for Northerners, through the efforts of dedicated staff and physicians, in partnership with communities and organizations in Northern BC.

There is a wide variety of career opportunities available in our two dozen hospitals, 25 long-term care facilities, public health units and many other offices providing specialized services.