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Specialty Emergency Room/Trauma

Role and Facility Information


Position Summary

Are you looking to make a career move? Here’s a great opportunity for you to join our fun and cohesive team in the dynamic and challenging Emergency Department at Royal Inland Hospital (RIH).

The Patient Care Coordinator (PCC) is responsible for the coordination of day to day operations and quality patient care within the Emergency Department. This position supports the seamless movement of patients through the healthcare system and in accessing appropriate resources. The PCC supervises as well as serves as a role model and a resource to staff for clinical decision-making, clinical assessments of patients and in the counseling and education of families. This position reviews, analyses and makes recommendations on the development of administrative systems such as policies, procedures and standards of patient care, adequate staffing levels, and a continuous quality improvement environment. The responsibilities include liaising with the interdisciplinary team for identification, coordination and efficient utilization of resources as well as planing for staff educational needs.


RIH is a tertiary referral hospital and our Emergency department has 18 beds, 2 trauma bays, a clinical decision area, streaming area, minor treatment area, and an ambulatory care area. We treat 75,000 patient per year and our nursing staff work 12 hour shifts. We see a broad spectrum of patients in age and acuity. Due to our geographical location and outdoor activities we see a large amount of trauma. We have a High Acuity Response Team at RIH that works directly with the BC Ambulance Services to transport patients from lower acuity sites to our hospital.

Our benefits package includes:
• Paid vacation
• Insurance premiums 100% paid by Interior Health
• Medical Services Plan
• Extended Health Coverage
• Dental Health Coverage
• Pension Plan
• Paid Educational Days

If you would like to be part of our exciting team, we would love to hear from you. Apply Today!

Community Profile: Kamloops is located in a scenic valley in BC’s Thompson Okanagan Region at the junction of the North and South Thompson Rivers. It is British Columbia’s third largest city. Residents of this dynamic and growing community enjoy a unique combination of urban amenities and stunning natural surroundings. Kamloops boasts a Wild West history that includes the fur trade, the gold rush, and cattle ranching. Recreational amenities include everything from an art gallery and museum to several golf courses and numerous parks. Fishing, water sports, skiing, and mountain biking are among the numerous leisure pursuits enjoyed by residents.


Qualifications

• Graduation from an approved School of Nursing with current practicing registration with the British Columbia College of Nurses and Midwives (BCCNM).

• Advanced preparation in the emergency clinical specialty area, three years of recent related clinical experience in the assigned practice environment and two years recent supervisory and teaching experience or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

• Current CPR certification required.

We invite applicants to self-identify as First Nation, Métis or Inuit within cover letters and/or resumes.

Interior Health now offers assistance from an Aboriginal Employment Advisor. If you self-identify as Aboriginal (First Nations, Métis or Inuit) and if you would like assistance with the application process, job readiness, interview readiness or tips for resume and cover letter writing, send your question via email to AboriginalEmployment@interiorhealth.ca to be redirected to the Employment Advisor.

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Kamloops is a vibrant city that takes pride in its arts community and First Nations culture, represented in sites throughout the city, theatre events and music festivals. Come here and play a round at Tobiano golf course, spend the day kayaking, or head up to Sun Peaks for mountain biking, skiing or snowboarding. With something for everyone, Kamloops is a great place to live, work and play.

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