Clinical Practice Leader – Residential Care

Hamilton, ON

Clinical Practice Leader – Residential Care, Relocation to Smithers BC

We are accepting applications for a full-time Clinical Practice Leader for Bulkley Lodge in Smithers BC.

If you value respect, empathy, collaboration, and innovation and want to enhance your leadership, organization and problem-solving skills then this may be the job you are looking for.

The Clinical Practice Leader contributes to the delivery of quality resident care, professional nursing practice and the enhancement of geriatric services in a complex care setting through nursing practice assessment and development, clinical consultation, quality improvement, care coordination, staff health and other leadership activities. The Clinical Practice Leader will work as part of a multidisciplinary team and work collaboratively across disciplines and departments to positively impact nursing care in complex care nursing practice.

 

Key Responsibilities

  • Acting as a mentor/coach to residential care staff and others to improve and support best practices in the nursing care of the older adult and Psychogeriatric residents.
  • Assists with direction and coordination of resident care as needed, i.e. MDS assessments, care conferences.
  • Observing and assessing the clinical practice of individual staff and providing one-to-one practice support as necessary.
  • Ensuring coordination of resident care activities.
  • Assisting with daily staffing activities; assesses clinical situations and assists in decision making on the course of action including the allocation of staffing and use of overtime
  • Facilitates team collaboration and decision making by role modeling effective communication skills, conflict resolution skills and critical thinking.

 

What you bring

  • Registration with BC College of Nurses and Midwives as a practicing RN registrant.
  • Five (5) years of recent experience in gerontology and demonstrated competencies in leadership or the equivalent combination of training and experience.


What you can expect

  • Opportunities for career growth
  • Supportive work environment
  • 4 weeks paid vacation
  • Health & Dental Coverage
  • Pension Plan
  • Relocation Assistance for eligible positions
  • Spectacular outdoor activities
  • Short commutes
  • Affordable housing market

 

Who we are

We are a leaing  the way in promoting health and providing health services for Northern and rural populations. Through the efforts of dedicated staff and physicians, in partnership with communities and organizations, we provide exceptional health services for Northerners. Our value statements guide decisions and actions and include: Empathy - Respect - Collaboration - Innovation.

 

To apply for this position, send your resume and cover letter. 

 

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