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Specialty Geriatrics/Gerontology

Role and Facility Information

Under the direction of the Coordinator of Resident Care, employees in this position provide professional, safe effective nursing that is in accordance with Continuing Care goals and objectives, to ensure that the resident’s state of health reaches maximum level of function (health: state of physical, psychological and emotional well being, not merely absence of infirmity or disease).


- Graduate of a recognized registered nursing program.
- Current, practising registration with BC College of Nursing Professionals (BCCNP)
- Valid CPR certification.
- Current knowledge in the field of geriatric nursing.

- Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing with staff, residents, physicians and the public.
- Ability to work effectively with a variety of professional groups.
- Physical ability to carry out the duties of the position.

Smithers is located in the picturesque Bulkley Valley surrounded by three mountain ranges which provide a backdrop for the town’s Alpine setting. The main industries include forestry, tourism, transportation and agriculture. Smithers offers affordable housing and natural splendor that support a balanced lifestyle. Smithers offers golf courses, swimming, curling and skating rinks, fitness trails, mountain biking, hiking, canoeing, kayaking, rock climbing, horseback riding, river rafting, snowmobiling, and waterskiing. The population of Smithers is approximately 5,414. There are three elementary schools, one secondary school and one alternate format school for grades 9 -12.

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Smithers is located in northwestern British Columbia, halfway between Prince Rupert and Prince George. Dubbed “the town for all seasons,” Smithers is a lively place with a strong sense of community spirit, and offers residents and visitors alike an outstanding array of outdoor recreational activities including skiing, fishing, hiking and snowmobiling. Smithers is also known for its fine dining and cultural activities including theatre groups and galleries featuring native arts and crafts.

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