Specialty Geriatrics/Gerontology

Role and Facility Information

Position Summary

Responsible for the planning, implementation and evaluation of the nursing care of residents; monitoring of services, and the support of nursing and support services staff in safe workplace practices using a person-centered model of care.

Qualifications

- Graduation from an approved nursing program with current practicing registration with the College of Registered Nurses of British Columbia/Registered Psychiatric Nurses of British Columbia.

- Valid Level C CPR ticket.

- Experience in gerontology and courses specific to dementia care.

- Or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

Wage: $32.77 - $43.02

Fort St. John is known as "The Energetic City," which reflects the large resource base of oil, natural gas, forestry and agriculture, and the vitality of their residents who are keen to live and work in a community that gives back so much. Fort St. John sits high above the spectacular Peace River Valley, Northwest of Dawson Creek and Southeast of Fort Nelson, where endless patchwork quilts of cropland melt into the horizon. Serving an area population of 69,000, Fort St. John is the hub of the Northeast with a new cultural center and library, theatre and art space. The main industries are agriculture, forestry, natural gas, construction and trucking.

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Fort St. John

The city of Fort St. John is located on a plateau in the Peace Region of northeastern British Columbia. From prairie farmland and boreal forest to alpine tundra and rugged Rocky Mountains, the Peace Region produces 90% of the province’s grain, 40% of its hydroelectric power and has some of the largest gas fields in North America. Fort St. John is the cultural and commercial centre of the region, offering a rural lifestyle with modern conveniences such as shopping and entertainment. Recreational opportunities in the area include cross-country skiing, fishing, hockey, boating, hiking, camping, hunting and curling.

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