Registered Nurse or Registered Psychiatric Nurse / Nigel House

Registered Nurse or Registered Psychiatric Nurse / Nigel House

Registered Nurse or Registered Psychiatric Nurse                    

Shift start time and end time:  07:00-19:00 and 19:00-07:00 / Varied Rotation

Start date: immediately

Salary: $30.50 - $40.02 (hourly)                                                            Closing Date: Open until filled

Competition: #2017- 19                                                                       Location: Victoria                                                                                                                                              Nigel House

JOB DESCRIPTION

The Nigel Program is a licensed residential program for adults with complex disabilities. Care at Nigel Program is supported by a clinical interdisciplinary team providing nursing care, personal care, occupational and physical therapy, social work, dietary services and recreational therapy who facilitate active living programs

The RN/RPN provides and coordinates direct nursing care related to the safe care of clients and residents of the Broadmead Care Society, including providing clinical direction to the Health Care Workers and delivering direct care to residents, in accordance with the Professional Standards of Practice for Registered Nurses of BC and the Mission and Vision of the Broadmead Care Society.

QUALIFICATIONS

Education:

  • Graduate of a recognized Nursing Program.
  • Current registration with CRNBC or CRPNBC

     

    Skills / Abilities:

  • Able to work independently with limited supervision.
  • Clinical knowledge and skills applicable to residential care and mental health.
  • Able to monitor and guide the care provided by care workers in a team environment.
  • Use sound judgment, good observation and assessment skills.
  • Able to deal with others effectively.
  • Able to problem solve.
  • Able to foster effective working relationships with all members of the care team.
  • Able to organize and prioritize work.
  • Able to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.
  • Able to act as a professional role model.
  • Physical ability to carry out the duties of the position.
  • Able to operate related equipment
  • Able to set priorities and organize flow of work.
  • Familiar with MS Outlook, MS word,
  • Basic key boarding skills.

Typical Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Identifies actual or potential problems, strengths, plans interventions based on residents /client care priorities in accordance with established policies, procedures, programs and standards of professional practice.  Performs planned interventions and evaluates outcomes.
  • Collects information from a variety of sources using skills of observation, communication and physical assessment to enable provision of appropriate care. Provides information on responses to interventions and outcomes of care to other members of the interdisciplinary team.
  • Demonstrates evidence based practice to meet the needs of the resident/client. Monitors and documents relevant observations, assessments and interventions including resident and family teaching and evaluation of care. 
  • Communicates and consults with physicians, and other members of the interdisciplinary team about resident /client care and responses to care.
  • Coordinates the development of individual plans of care by initiating and attending resident /client care conferences. Participates in resident care conferences.  Explains plan of care to residents and their families.
  • Guides and provides direction to other staff by  information sharing,  demonstrating and / or providing guidance on clinical tasks, consulting with other care staff, reassigning clinical /health related tasks when necessary, and providing verbal input into staff performance when requested. Provides guidance and instruction to staff, residents/clients, and volunteers in areas of professional knowledge.
  • Acts as an advocate to protect and promote resident /client rights to autonomy, respect, privacy, dignity, and access to information in accordance with standards of professional practice and philosophy of residential care.
  • Supports maintenance of appropriate resident /client records such as resident /client assessments, care plans, and medication administration records; provides and receives resident /client information from a variety of sources such as physicians, family members and residents/clients.
  • Participates in quality improvement activities by identifying care issues, preparing reports, collecting statistical information and quality improvement data for research and evaluation purposes, including workload measurement data and quality indicators. 
  • Participates as an active member on related committees and councils for improvements of resident /client care and / or the work environment.
  • Participates in the orientation and ongoing education of staff and students by providing information and acting as a preceptor as appropriate. Identifies self-learning needs and takes initiative to attend educational programs to enhance clinical competency.
  • Participates in the evaluation of resident/ client care programs, techniques, standards and procedures by providing feedback about effectiveness and care outcomes.
  • Maintains a safe work environment by adhering to health and safety guidelines, established safety and emergency practices and procedures..
  • Ensures staff accident and injury and facility incident reports are completed as per guidelines. Conducts investigation of accident / injury / incident and initiates appropriate follow-up actions.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

NOTES:

  • Your application should include a brief resume describing your qualifications for the position. 
  • Submit your application or resume with cover letter, by email to:  employment@broadmeadcare.com
  • Subject line in email should read:  2017-19  Registered Nurse or Registered Psychiatric Nurse (Reg F/T)
  • Interviews may commence immediately. 

For questions related to the position, please contact Karen Brimacombe, Manager Nigel Program at 250-475-2050.

Residential Care & Community Programs

Full-time

Karen Brimacombe, Manager Nigel Program

250-475-2050

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