Fraser Health 34520 Vye Road, Abbotsford, BC V2S 8J7, Canada
Jun 19, 2019Full time
Do you have a passion for nursing? Do you have experience working with complex geriatric and/or adult patients with chronic health conditions? Are you looking for a role to demonstrate your clinical expertise in a community setting? We can offer you an exciting opportunity for a Community Care Nurse located to work with our Abbotsford and Mission Community. Fraser Health is BC's largest and fastest growing health authority. Over 25,000 employees, 2,900 physicians and 8,000 volunteers provide services that range from acute care to community-based residential, home, mental and public health to 1.8 million people - 1/3 of British Columbia's population. Twelve acute care hospitals, BC's first dedicated outpatient care and surgery centre and a wide range of services in public health, home health, mental health and residential care facilities - all within Metro Vancouver and the Fraser Valley. Known as one of the most desirable place to live in the world, these dynamic communities along with inspiring scenery and easy access to an abundance of outdoor activities provide an amazing quality of life. We have a positive and compassionate work environment where you can bring your real passion for nursing to the role and be part of our rapidly thriving team. Fraser Health is experiencing unprecedented growth and now you can be a part of a busy and exciting team. Build on your career experience by: Providing care management to frail older adults with complex, acute and chronic conditions and/or with ongoing functional impairment in their home, community setting and/or via telephone Establishing and maintaining ongoing collaborative partnerships with clients, families, Primary Care Practitioners, Home Health providers and other community partners to optimize client capabilities and community engagement Teaching, counselling and providing direct client care Providing clinical assessments, coaching, interventions, services and follow up to enable clients and their families to live confidently and safely at home Facilitating and managing client transitions across the health care continuum to optimize recovery from or adapting to changes in the client's condition to minimize re-admission to residential and/or acute care facilities Your background includes: Graduation from an approved school of Nursing Two (2) years' recent, related clinical nursing experience working with complex geriatric clients and/or adults with chronic illnesses in a community health setting Current practicing registration as a Registered Nurse with the British Columbia College of Nursing Professionals (BCCNP) Valid BC Driver's license and access to personal vehicle for business related purposes, as required. This role is a full time position located in the Abbotsford and Mission area in BC. Abbotsford is known as the Berry Capital of Canada, with its flourishing community alongside the breath-taking scenic views. Mission is situated on a coastal mountain slope overlooking the lush valley of the Fraser River, Mission is a rapidly growing rural centre. Its resplendent mountains, idyllic meadows and natural forest settings blend well with a hometown feeling. We offer you the opportunity to work in a fast growing and exciting organization with professionals who are eminent in their respective fields. We offer a competitive salary package, including comprehensive health benefits coverage. Take the next step and apply so we can chat about you joining Fraser Health where we value diversity in the work force and strives to maintain an environment of Respect, Caring & Trust.