RN

Abbotsford, BC
Full-time
Salary: $34.00 to $49.00 /hour


JOBSUMMARY:

In accordance with the vision, mission,philosophy and goals of Tabor Home/Valhaven and under the general supervisionand direction of the Director of Resident Care or designate, the RegisteredNurse will provide supervision for the site. This includes leadership incoordination and provision of resident care on scheduled shifts. Demonstratingstrong team working skills, the RN will:

Work as supervisor for the site.

Plan, implement, and evaluate care.

Teach and counsel residents.

Identify and document resident condition.

Collect Data.

Facilitate a supportive relationship with residents and families.

Provide direct resident care such as dispensing medication and woundcare when needed.

Act as a liaison with other health care professionals.

STANDARDSOF PERFORMANCE:

1. Is perceptive and sensitive tothe needs of the elderly.

2. Strives to attain a high levelof performance from all personnel involved with resident care.

3. Demonstrates ability tocommunicate, organize, supervise and evaluate delivery of health care in aneffective manner.

4. Is a positive example inappearance, behavior and conversation.

5. Gives creative leadershipallowing personnel freedom of expression.

6. Deals with personnel in aconsistent, fair, and kind manner.

KEYRESPONSIBILITIES:

1. Demonstrated clinicalcompetencies and leadership skills to anticipate needs and delegate accordingly.

2. Demonstrated ability to workharmoniously to develop and foster a team approach with members of amultidisciplinary team with willingness to share information.

3. Support and interpretphilosophy, goals, policies, and procedures of Tabor Home to other workers,residents and families.

4. Ability to respond effectivelyin emergency situations within CRNBC’s scope of practice.

5. Ability to work effectively inan ever changing resident focused environment.

6. Utilize effective social andinterpersonal skills with the residents and their families to encourage resident interactions and involvement in recreation programs.

7. Willingness to provideincidental or ad hoc guidance on clinical or health related tasks and refer toresidents and families.

8. Assist in meeting the needs ofthe dying person and his/her family.

9. Ability to relate meaningfullywith residents and a desire to effectively care for them, including meetingtheir mental, physical, social, emotional, and spiritual needs.

10. Using the nursing process and Fraser Health Clinical PracticeGuidelines, assess the needs of each resident, organizes their total care andincluding family and/or resident in planning to achieve best practice.

11. Ensure that care plans are implemented, and evaluated, and updatedregularly to achieve desired outcomes.

12. Assume a multidisciplinary approach to the development of a careplan for each resident, including nursing needs, approaches to be used by RCA’sand other health care workers, in conjunction with the physician’s plan ofcare.

13. Administer and document personal care to meet the mental, physical,emotional, social, and spiritual needs of the residents.

14. Maintain proper infection control, following Fraser Health InfectionControl policies and protocols.

15. Prevent, eliminate, reduce and/or report safety hazards.

16. Regularly attend in-services, training programs, and activelyparticipate in Care Conferences, staff and staff meetings.

17. Ensure that physicians are informed of changes in condition or careof their residents, or concerns from family members.

18. Promptly advise family members of changes in resident’s condition,care requirements, need for equipment, falls, and transfers to hospital.

19. Participate in the collection of data for performance evaluationsand orientate new staff members as directed.

20. Participate in continuous Quality Improvement activities e.g.: datacollection, team meetings, etc.

21. Acts as the First Aide attendant as required.

22. Perform other related duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Leads Self

♦ Is self aware; manages self; develops self; demonstrates character.

♦ Engages in learning and has a minimum of two years experience in aresidential care setting.

♦ Bachelor of Science in Nursing or equivalent in education andexperience.

♦ Gerontology Certificate an asset.

♦ Current practicing membership in good standing with the College ofRegistered Nurses of British Columbia (CRNBC).

♦ Regularly attends education sessions and staff meetings.

♦ Applicable First Aide certification.

Engages Others

♦ Fosters development of others; communicates effectively; buildseffective teams.

♦ Effectively participates in Unit Meetings and Care Conferences.

Achieves Results

♦ Aligns decisions with vision, values and evidence; takes action toimplement decisions; assesses and evaluates.

♦ Is familiar with Fraser Health Clinical Practice Guidelines, MDS(Gold Care), electronic medication administration, residential infectioncontrol practices including reprocessing, and ability to work with computersoftware including PCC (PointClickCare), Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook.

Develops Coalitions

♦ Purposefully builds partnerships and networks to create results;demonstrates a commitment to residents, families, staff and community;mobilizes knowledge by imparting and modeling to staff, residents and families.

Works at Systems Transformation

♦ Demonstrates systems/critical thinking; encourages and supportsinnovation; orients self strategically to the future.

♦ Supports change by participating in Continuous Quality Improvement(CQI) processes in a residential care environment.

Application Deadline: 2020-11-20

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