Critical Care, Patient Care Coordinator

INTERIOR HEALTH AUTHORITY
Posted 4 months ago
Trail
TBD
Part Time

Job Description

Position Summary

We are looking for a patient focused team player to fill a Patient Care Coordinator (PCC) position within our Intensive Care Unit at Kootenay Boundary Regional Hospital in Trail, BC.

Our Intensive Care Unit is a fast paced, dynamic work environment that promises to provide a variety of challenging patient care experiences with the latest technological advances.

This is a relief part time (0.70FTE) position until June 08, 2023 or return of incumbent. This position works rotating day shifts from 07:00-15:00.

The PCC is responsible for the coordination of day to day operations and quality patient care within a designated clinical area(s). This position supports the seamless movement of patients through the healthcare system and in accessing appropriate resources. The PCC supervises as well as serves as a role model and a resource to staff for clinical decision-making, clinical assessments of patients and in the counseling and education of families. This position reviews, analyses and makes recommendations on the development of administrative systems such as policies, procedures and standards of patient care, adequate staffing levels, and a continuous quality improvement environment. The successful candidate will liaise with the interdisciplinary team for identification, coordination and efficient utilization of resources and planning for staff educational needs.

If this wonderful career opportunity fits your style, we would love to hear from you! Apply Today!

Community: Trail is situated on the Columbia River in the West Kootenay region of British Columbia. It is a special place with affordable real estate, outstanding recreational facilities and an abundance of outdoor activities. Nestled in the Selkirk and Monashee mountain ranges; Greater Trail is a four-season destination, offering an abundance of recreational activities. Conveniences like golfing, skiing, mountain biking, kayaking, fishing, hiking and first-class recreational facilities make Trail “BC’s Number One Sports Town”.

Breathtaking vistas, active arts and culture community, and a variety of service clubs and organizations make Trail one of the most desirable communities in the Kootenay Boundary Region. For residents and visitors alike, Trail offers outstanding opportunities for living life well and to the fullest. The culture of volunteerism is abundant and is evident by the many events and projects the community gets involved in.

Qualifications

Baccalaureate Degree in Nursing, advanced preparation in the intensive care nursing clinical specialty, three years of recent related clinical experience in the assigned practice environment and two years recent supervisory and teaching experience or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

Current practicing registration with the British Columbia College of Nurses and Midwives (BCCNM).

Current CPR certification required.

Skills and Abilities:

Leadership – Promotes staff morale, cooperation, assertiveness and risk-taking, creative planning for change and innovations, implementation of IH policies or other protocols, and ongoing professional development of self and others.

Management – 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.

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.

Communication – 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.

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.

Ability to operate related equipment including proven ability to utilize computer technology. Physical ability to perform the duties of the position. Interior Health

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