Job Posting 64716

Nurse
MPA Society
Fraser Valley, Maple Ridge
closes in 36 days (Fri, 30 Oct)
casual / on-call  •  $35.53 - $46.65 per hour

POSTING NUMBER: 2020-MR-CAS

POSITION: Nurse – RN/RPN, Casual

UNION: HSA or BCNU – Nurses’ Bargaining Unit

PROGRAM: Beckman House and Beckman Apartments, Maple Ridge

SALARY RANGE: $35.53 – $46.65

SCHEDULE: Casual basis

START DATE: ASAP

 

** All applicants must be registered through the British Columbia College of Nursing Professionals

 

Please send cover letters and resumes to citing the posting number
2020-MR-CAS.

 

Please note that only those selected for interviews will be contacted. Thank you for your interest.

 

Job Description – Nurse R.P.N/R.N
Licensed Housing


Classification Benchmark: Direct Patient Care Profile Classification Level 3

Grid Level: DC3

Collective Agreement: Nurses’ Bargaining Association (NBA)

Reports To: Nurse Manager

 

Functions and Responsibilities
Responsible for ensuring the continuity of operations in the absence of the full time Manager of
Care. This includes ensuring compliance with the Adult Care Regulations and the Community
Care and Assisted Living Facilities Act, the policies and requirements of Fraser Health and the
philosophy of the MPA Society. Provides leadership and direction to the frontline mental health
workers and the recreation therapist ensuring all care related activities are recovery focused and
based on the principles of psychosocial rehabilitation.


1. Provide direct nursing care utilizing established standards, policies, and procedure to
support the needs of members/residents.
2. Perform nursing assessments in response to noted deviations from baseline functioning,
including goals and needs related to physical, psychological, social concerns.
3. Implement recovery plans including goals and interventions, desired outcomes, in
collaboration with the member and the Mental Health Team.
4. Observe and report changes in physical and psychiatric symptoms
5. Dispense medication in accordance with licensing regulations and pharmacy policies and
procedures
6. Monitor and asses member’s response to medication regime, assess for side effects and
drug interactions
7. Guide non-professional staff in the implementation of care plans.
8. Maintain records on member’s health care requirements, medication, vital signs, and other
pertinent data in accordance with established policies and procedures.
9. Provide education to members/residents regarding health care issues
10. Liaise with community agencies such as the Mental Health Team and physicians
11. Perform other duties as assigned by the Manager of Care.

 

Education, Training & Experience
1. RPN/RN with BHSc (PN)/BSN preferred or equivalent consideration of education and
experience.
2. Minimum of 3-5 years’ experience working in a psychiatric residential community care
facility.
3. Able to work independently, exercise initiative and good judgement.
4. Excellent communication skills.
5. TB clearance and medical certification.
6. Current CPR and First Aid certification.

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