Patient Care Coordinator – Acute Psychiatry

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Patient Care Coordinator – Acute Psychiatry

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Author pmnationtalk
Date November 24, 2021
Deadline Open
Type Full Time
Company Interior Health Authority
Location Kamloops, BC
Category Coordinator
Client Interior Health Authority
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Job title :PATIENT CARE COORDINATOR – ACUTE PSYCHIATRY
Community :KAMLOOPS
Facility :ROYAL INLAND HOSPITAL
Status :CASUAL

Position Summary

We have a great leadership opportunity available on our amazing MHSU team at Royal Inland Hospital in Kamloops. If you possess strong, positive, collaborative and innovative leadership skills then we would love to hear from you.

1-South is an acute psychiatric unit that provides acute psychiatric care to individuals across the full spectrum of care; early psychosis, general psychiatric disorders, addictions and geriatric. The unit has a multidisciplinary structured program consisting of individual psychotherapy, ECT, psychopharmacology, psycho-educational programs, group therapy, occupational therapy programs, recreational activities, family assessments and therapy, and behaviour therapy. The programs are tailored to meet teach patient’s individual needs. Length of stay varies from 1-3 weeks.

The PCC is responsible for the coordination of day to day operations and quality patient care within a designated clinical area(s). 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. 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. Liaises with the interdisciplinary team for identification, coordination and efficient utilization of resources as well as plans for staff educational needs.

This is a casual opportunity. Shifts are Monday to Friday 07:30 to 15:30.

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 clinical specialty of the assigned 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.

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