Are you ready to reach new heights and take your nursing career to the next level? Utilize your leadership, organization and problem solving skills as a Regional Nursing Lead.
Reporting to the Regional Manager and in accordance with broader organizational objectives, the Regional Nursing Lead functions as a leader and expert in the field of the assigned program area(s) and is responsible for contributing to the planning, implementation, monitoring, and evaluation of Northern Health strategic policy and initiatives of the assigned program area(s). This position will link with internal and external partners in supporting the assigned program area(s) strategies and will integrate knowledge related to nursing practice, health information, population health, health equity, teaching and learning, community development, and social marketing initiatives. The Regional Nursing Lead provides clinical guidance to Northern Health staff and physicians as well as develops policy and provides educational opportunities to support nursing staff and other service providers to implement the assigned program area(s) strategies and interventions. Responsible for supervising staff. Shift Rotation/Hours of work:
Monday to Friday, Days - 08:30 to 16:30
This position is flexible to any community within the Northern Health region. Explore our wonderful northern communities. 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 Qualifications
• Registration with BC College of Nurses and Midwives as a practicing RN registrant. Minimum two year's recent related public health nursing experience including program planning, implementation and evaluation experience and recent related supervisory experience; or an equivalent combination of training, and experience.
• Valid BC Driver's License.Skills and Abilities:
- Promotes staff morale, cooperation, assertiveness and risk-taking, creative planning for change and innovations, implementation of NH policies or other protocols, and ongoing professional development of self and others.
- Manages time and resources, implementing activities to promote cooperation among relevant others, supervising responsibilities of others, collaboration across disciplines and related activities.
• Knowledge Integration
- Using factual information, prior learning and basic principles and procedures to support decisions and actions with relevant research-based evidence. Integrates best practice from nursing and health-related disciplines and the humanities, arts and sciences disciplines into professional practice.
• Knowledge Transfer
- Ability to educate, facilitate, and share information in a variety to venues using a variety of methods. Ability to translate directives, policy, standards and research into practice.
• Human Caring and Relationship Centered Practice
- Ability to promote client-focused care that demonstrates care for and with clients and significant others, sensitive to diverse cultures and preferences, client advocacy and social justice concerns.
- Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively with the clients, families, the public, medical staff and the members of the interdisciplinary team using verbal, written and computer communication means.
• Critical Thinking
- Demonstrated ability to integrate and evaluate pertinent data (from multiple sources) to problem-solve effectively.
• Tolerance of Ambiguity
: Able to deal with unresolved situations, frequent change, delays or unexpected events. Teaching - Ability to transmit information intended to instruct clients and others about topics essential to health care and well-being.
• Assessment and Intervention
- Demonstrated ability to complete initial and ongoing client assessments (clinical and diagnostic reasoning) and provide nursing care through appropriate/ prescribed technical, therapeutic, safety type interventions.
- Demonstrated computer skills including the use of Meditech and Windows based programs. Demonstrated data analysis skills including appropriate data analysis and reporting tools. Demonstrated ability in the use of e-mail and word processing. Ability to operate related equipment including proven ability to utilize computer technology.
• Physical ability to perform the duties of the position.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.