POSITION: REGISTERED NURSE
DEPARTMENT: TFN HOME AND COMMUNITY CARE
HOURS OF WORK: 28 HOURS/WEEK – MONDAY TO THURSDAY, 8:30 – 4:30
REPORTS TO: HEALTH MANAGER OR DESIGNATE
The Registered Nurse (RN) Community Health Services, practices in accordance with relevant provincial legislation, nursing standards, the code of ethics as outlined by the BC College of Nurses and Midwives, employer policies and individual competencies. Provides nursing care in accordance with established organizational policies, procedures, guidelines and other controls on practice.
The RN will provide a comprehensive range of core nursing functions and services in Indigenous communities in the program areas of community, primary care, and home care through promotion and maintenance of the health of individuals, families, groups, and communities. You will work with a team that value the principles of primary health care and focus on promoting health, preventing disease and injury, protecting population health, as well as a focus on curative, urgent and emergent care and supportive or palliative care. Work alongside the Community Health Nurse to develop/update Home and Community Care programs and policy.