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PATIENT CARE COORDINATOR, PATIENT SUPPORT UNIT

Do you have a passion for nursing? We have the position for you! We are seeking a motivated Registered Nurse with a dedication for delivering compassionate patient care to join our team at PR Regional Hospital.

Northern Health
1305 Summit Ave, Prince Rupert, BC V8J 2A6
100+ Staff
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Job Description

PATIENT CARE COORDINATOR, PATIENT SUPPORT UNIT

 
Position Summary

Do you have a passion for nursing? We have the position for you! We are seeking a motivated Registered Nurse with a dedication for delivering compassionate patient care to join our team at PR Regional Hospital.

The Patient Care Coordinator facilitates the admission, discharge and patient transfer processes, and is responsible for coordinating patient/resident care when necessary. The role promotes the efficient allocation and utilization of beds to determine patient placement and support patients receiving quality care. The Patient Care Coordinator assists the Program Managers in establishing and maintaining standards of patient care, and is responsible for coordinating the operations of the hospital in the absence of managers, department heads and senior administrative personnel.

Shift Rotation/Hours of work: Days, 07:00 to 19:00

Prince Rupert Regional Hospital is the largest hospital in northwest BC with 27 acute care beds. They offer emergency services, ultrasound, CT scans, surgery, extended care, pediatrics, radiology, and obstetrics. Additional services such as diabetes education, health heart and rehabilitation, podiatry, orthopedics and other visiting specialists.

Prince Rupert is a coastal port city with a population of 12,220 (2021). It is nestled into a mountain and surrounded by the Great Bear Rainforest. See rare wildlife, explore our rugged landscapes, and experience world-class fishing adventures you won’t find anywhere else. Check out more on Prince Rupert, known as the halibut capital of the world.

What Northern Health has to offer you!
• Comprehensive benefit packages including 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
• Financial Support for Moving Expenses 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” are offered through the Federal and BC Government for eligible professions.

Qualifications

• Registration with BC College of Nurses and Midwives as a practicing RN registrant.
• Five years recent acute care experience with one years’ supervisory experience or the equivalent combination of training and experience.

Skills and Abilities:
• Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.
• Strong interpersonal and leadership skills.
• Ability to function effectively in stressful situations
• Ability to function independently with required organizational skills and balance multiple activities.
• Ability to establish, maintain and promote effective working relationships.
• Ability to maintain good public relations with patients, family and friends.
• Physical and mental ability to perform duties of position.
• Demonstrates clinical competence in medical/surgical nursing.
• Ability to provide and promote safe and competent patient care.
• Ability to recognize and intervene in an emergency situation.
• Ability to operate related equipment including computer software applications.

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.

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