Specialty Geriatrics/Gerontology

Role and Facility Information

In accordance with established vision and values of the organization, the Registered Nurse (RN) or Registered Psychiatric Nurse (RPN) practices in accordance with the standards of professional practice and code of ethics as outlined by the BC College of Nursing Professionals (BCCNP) as well as within a resident and family-centered care model. The RN or RPN practices in a variety of clinical settings and is responsible for the assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of resident care. Working in collaboration with the interdisciplinary team, the RN or RPN ensures the delivery of resident–centered care by assisting individual residents and their families respond to changing health care needs. The RN or RPN demonstrates a specialized body of knowledge and bases practice on nursing science and related content from other sciences and humanities.

Qualifications

Graduation from an approved School of Nursing with current practicing registration with the BC College of Nursing Professionals (BCCNP).
Post - basic education in gerontology an asset.

Wage: $33.56 - $44.06

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Vanderhoof

The growing town of Vanderhoof is located on the Nechako River in northern British Columbia. Forestry and agriculture, including buffalo and ostrich farms, are the mainstays of the economy here and the town functions as a service centre for the surrounding area. Vanderhoof is known as a stopping place for migrating waterfowl. Recreational opportunities for residents include arts and cultural activities, golfing, hiking and skiing.

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