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Employment Opportunity – Permanent Part Time
Home & Community Care (HCC) Registered Nurse

Position Summary:

Q’wemtsin Health Society is seeking a reliable and motivated Registered Nurse to join our home and community care team. The HCC nurse will work in collaboration with the multidisciplinary team, performing assessments and planning, implementing, and providing personal and nursing care to our community members. 

All Nursing staff operate in accordance with the competency guidelines and full scope of practice within the Standards of Practice as outlined by the British Columbia College of Nursing Professionals, and according to organizational policies, procedures, standards, and specific protocols.

Responsibilities:

  • Assessment and referral – plans, delivers and evaluates professional nursing services in homes to individuals and/or groups
  • Provides health education and treatment services to individuals, caregivers and groups to increase knowledge regarding health and to promote and enhance health status
  • Coordinates home and community services with outside agencies
  • The incumbent will be required to step into the care aides or nurses roles should they be away ill or on vacation
  • Performs other related duties as required

Qualifications and Skills:

  • Registered Nurse with a Bachelor Degree in Nursing that is registered with the CRNBC and licensed to practise in the Province of British Columbia
  • Three to five years recent experience as a home and community care nurse
  • Ability to adapt clinical and professional skills to the home and community environments
  • Must be in good health and physically able to move (sit, stand, bend and lift) intermittently throughout the workday – lift, push, pull and move a minimum of 22 kilograms
  • Excellent verbal, written, and organizational skills

Requirements:

  • Current CPR and First Aid certification
  • Criminal Records Check (vulnerable sector)
  • Possess valid British Columbia driver’s license and submit current drivers abstract
  • Knowledge of Secwépemc culture is an asset, acknowledges cultural differences and supports diversity

Please forward your cover letter and resume along with three employment references to:

Q’wemtsín Health Society
Attn: Bobbi Sasakamoose
130 Chilcotin Rd.
Kamloops, BC  V2H  1G3
E-mail:   bobbi@qwemtsin.org

Application Deadline:     October 21, 2021 @ 4 p.m.

We thank you all for your submissions – only those who are short-listed will be contacted.

Employment Opportunity
Maintenance Technician – Six Month Term / Part-Time

Q’wemtsin Health Society is seeking a highly motivated individual to conduct regular building and grounds maintenance. The incumbent would be required to work a flexible schedule of 21 hours per week, Monday through Friday, from November 2021 to April 2022.

Responsibilities:

  • Ensuring safe access to the building by clearing snow and spreading salt on walkways and parking area(s); this must be completed prior to regular office hours and as needed throughout the day
  • Conduct routine building and grounds maintenance
  • Complete small repairs around building and property
  • Assemble furniture and safely mount wall fixtures
  • Keep building and grounds tidy and organized
  • Conduct routine safety and maintenance inspections

Qualifications & Skills:

  • Mechanically inclined; exhibits knowledge of tools, common appliances and repairs
  • Manual dexterity and problem-solving skills
  • Punctual, reliable and dependable
  • Knowledge of and ability to comply with health and safety regulations
  • Personable and friendly with staff and clients
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality
  • Knowledge of Secwepemc culture is an asset, acknowledges cultural differences and supports diversity

Additional Requirements:

  • Possess a valid Class 5 British Columbia driver’s license, able to submit current drivers abstract, and have reliable transportation
  • Complete and clear the Police Information Check with Vulnerable Sector Screening
  • Ability to stand or walk for extended periods of time; ability to bend, kneel, stoop, and lift or move heavy equipment

Please forward your cover letter and resume along with three employment references to:

Q’wemtsín Health Society
Attn: Bobbi Sasakamoose
130 Chilcotin Road
Kamloops, BC V2H 1G3
E-mail: bobbi@qwemtsin.org 

The deadline for this posting is:         Friday, October 22, 2021

 We thank you all for your submissions, only qualified candidates will be contacted.