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-centred 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–centred 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 practising registration with the BC College of Nursing Professionals (BCCNP).
Post - basic education in gerontology an asset.

Wage: $33.56 - $44.06

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 centre and library, theatre and art space. The main industries are agriculture, forestry, natural gas, construction and trucking.

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Fort St. John

Fort St. John, known as "The Energetic City" due to its resource base of oil, natural gas, forestry and agriculture, is located on a plateau in the Peace Region of northeastern British Columbia. Being the cultural and commercial centre of the region, Fort St. John offers 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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