Specialty Clinical Nurse Leader

Role and Facility Information

Position Summary
Reporting to the Residential Care Coordinator, the Clinical Practice Leader contributes to the delivery of quality resident care, professional nursing practice and the enhancement of geriatric services in a complex care setting. This will be achieved through nursing practice assessment and development, clinical consultation, quality improvement, care coordination, staff health and other leadership activities. The Clinical Practice Leader will work collaboratively as part of a multidisciplinary team and across disciplines and departments to positively impact nursing care in complex care nursing practice.

Qualifications
- Registration with BC College of Nursing Professionals as a practicing RN or RPN registrant.
- Five (5) years recent experience in gerontology and demonstrated competencies in leadership, or the equivalent combination of training and experience.

Skills and Abilities:
- Leadership – Promotes staff morale, cooperation, assertiveness and risk-taking, creative planning for change and innovations, implementation of NH policies or other protocols, and ongoing professional development of self and others.
- Management – Manages time and resources, implementing activities to promote cooperation among relevant others, supervising responsibilities of others, collaboration across disciplines and related activities.
- Knowledge Integration – Using factual information, prior learning and basic principles and procedures to support decisions and actions with relevant research-based evidence. Integrates best practice from nursing and health-related disciplines and the humanities, arts and sciences disciplines into professional practice.
- Human Caring and Relationship Centered Practice – Ability to promote client-focused care that demonstrates care for and with clients and significant others, sensitive to diverse cultures and preferences, client advocacy and social justice concerns.
- Communication – Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively with the clients, families, the public, medical staff and the members of the interdisciplinary team using verbal, written and computer communication means.
- Critical Thinking – Demonstrated ability to integrate and evaluate pertinent data (from multiple sources) to problem-solve effectively.
- Innovation: Demonstrated ability to challenge conventional practices; adapt established methods for new uses; pursue ongoing system improvement; and evaluate new technology as potential solutions to existing problems.
- Tolerance of Ambiguity: Able to deal with unresolved situations, frequent change, delays or unexpected events.
- Teaching – Ability to transmit information intended to instruct clients and others about topics essential to health care and well-being.
- Assessment and Intervention – Demonstrated ability to complete initial and ongoing client assessments (clinical and diagnostic reasoning) and provide nursing care through appropriate/ prescribed technical, therapeutic, safety type interventions.
- Ability to operate related equipment including proven ability to utilize computer technology.
- Physical ability to perform the duties of the position.

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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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