PATIENT CARE COORDINATOR – MEDICAL CARDIOLOGY

INTERIOR HEALTH AUTHORITY - Vernon, BC (11 months ago)

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Job title :PATIENT CARE COORDINATOR – MEDICAL CARDIOLOGY
Community :VERNON
Facility :VERNON JUBILEE HOSPITAL
Status :CASUAL
Position Summary

Our acute medical cardiology unit at the Vernon Jubilee Hospital in Vernon, B.C. is seeking a motivated and organized Patient Care Coordinator (PCC) with cardiac nursing experience to support and lead the team.

As the PCC for our busy 30 bed medical cardiac inpatient unit, you will be responsible for the coordination of day to day operations and the provision of high quality, safe patient care.

PCC responsibilities include:
  • Supporting/coordinating the seamless movement of patients through the healthcare system and in accessing appropriate resources.
  • Supervising staff, as well as serving 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.
  • Reviewing, analysing and making recommendations on the development of administrative systems such as policies, procedures and standards of patient care and adequate staffing levels.
  • Developing and maintaining a continuous quality improvement environment.
  • Liaising with the interdisciplinary team for identification, coordination and efficient utilization of resources as well as planning for staff educational needs.
This is a casual position. Shift times are 07:00-15:00 on an as needed basis. Casual employees are eligible to apply for internal postings including permanent and temporary positions. There are many opportunities with Interior Health that begin with casual employment and lead to regular employment.

If you think you would be an asset to our strong and welcoming nursing team, then we would love to hear from you! Come and join us, our focus is on giving people room to grow, to make an impact in the lives of others.

The thriving city of Vernon is home to approx. 40,000 residents, situated at the northern end of the sunny Okanagan Valley within a short drive to Kelowna International Airport and UBC Okanagan. The city is home to a diverse arts community and boasts major amenities within close proximity to three stunning lakes, award winning wineries and golf courses and offers easy access to the world renowned Silver Star Mountain Resort; making the area hugely desirable for residents and visitors.

Qualifications

  • Baccalaureate Degree in Nursing, advanced preparation in the clinical specialty of the assigned area
  • Three years of recent related clinical experience in the assigned practice environment
  • 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 Nursing Professionals (BCCNP).
  • Current CPR certification required.