Community Home Care Supervisor

Community / Organization: 
Westbank First Nation
Posting Date: 
Tuesday, September 1, 2020
Closing Date: 
Sunday, September 20, 2020
Location: 
Westbank, BC
Job Status: 
Full Time
Description: 

Job Details
Description

Located within the traditional unceded territory of the sylix people, Westbank First Nation is a progressive and prosperous self-governing First Nation. The Okanagan Valley truly has it all, including a great climate, stunning scenery, world-class ski resorts, golf courses, wineries and beaches.

Westbank First Nation values diversity and we are committed to creating a healthy, strong and vibrant community through programs and services that promote physical, mental, emotional and spiritual well-being and healing. Come join our team and become part of an innovative and rewarding place to work.

POSITION SUMMARY

The Community Home Care Supervisor coordinates and assists in the implementation and evaluation of the Home and Community Care, Adult In-Home Care, Diabetes, and Chronic Disease Program. The Community Home Care Supervisor delivers a program to support clients in their homes during times of acute or chronic health issues. This includes an intake process, assignment of care workers and ongoing supervision of program workers. The Community Home Care Supervisor also provides nursing care to clients of the program, such as wound care, foot care and nursing assessment. The Community Home Care Supervisor works with family members and community resources to assist Elders and others with chronic health conditions ensuring they are cared for safely and with respect.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

Provide education to individuals and groups in the community with a focus on chronic disease prevention and treatment. This education is facilitated through family meetings, public presentations, and support group meetings.
Perform specialized nursing tasks such as assessment for health conditions. These include, but are not limited to, diabetes, heart disease, and tuberculosis, using appropriate screening devices.
Implement a comprehensive Chronic Disease Management program as directed.
Coordinates the administration of the Home and Community Care, Adult-In Home Care, Diabetes, and Chronic Disease programs
Monitors the budget for Home and Community Care, Adult-In Home Care, Diabetes, and Chronic Disease programs
Develops a yearly work plan for Home and Community Care, Adult-In Home Care, Diabetes, and Chronic Disease Management programs as directed
Plans and implements activities related to work plans
Prepares various reports; prepares and uploads monthly reports for Health Canada (i.e. e-SDRT)
Orders and maintains an inventory of loan-cupboard equipment, medical supplies, and materials
Contributes to ensuring a culturally appropriate lens is applied to programs and activities
Organizes and delivers, where appropriate, education for home care staff
Maintains statistical records of program services
Maintains copies of all teaching documentation
Maintains confidential records of client interactions within prescribed guidelines
Maintains and shares a library of up-to-date health-related resources
Assists in maintaining the confidentiality of all interactions and records
Conducts all duties in keeping with all relevant legislation, policies, and procedures
rocks up wound care dressing trolley and home care bag supplies
Provides health support and basic medical services to individuals, families, and groups in the community as directed
Provides community education, support, and activities as directed
Provides specialized nursing services
Supports and supervises Home Support Workers and Homemakers
Liaises with community agencies and support groups
Provides health support and basic medical services to individuals, families, and groups in the community as directed
Maintains a professional status within the health team
Liaises with community agencies and support groups
Maintain standards of conduct as per Nursing Standards CRNBC & ARNBC and following the WFN Client Care Policy
Performs other related duties as required
QUALIFICATIONS

EDUCATION, TRAINING, AND CERTIFICATION

Practical Nursing Diploma from a recognized university required
LPN Required / RN Preferred
Current registration with CRNBC or CLPNBC Required
EXPERIENCE

Three (3) years at a supervisory level, including the supervision and development of staff
Foot and Wound care experience or recent course completion
Previous experience working in First Nation setting is preferred
OTHER QUALIFICATIONS, KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS

Excellent oral and written communication skills
Excellent time management and organizational skills
Ability to prioritize and change direction as required
Ability to plan, develop, implement and evaluate programs and services
Ability to work effectively within a team or independently
Have a flexible schedule with availability to work evenings and weekends
Demonstrates stability, integrity, a supportive attitude, interpersonal skills, and a genuine interest in working with people
Leadership, interpersonal and relationship building skills
Proficient knowledge in; Adult health, chronic diseases, General health and disease prevention
Be respectful of clients and co-workers
Possess cultural awareness and sensitivity
Submit to and clear a Criminal Record Check with Vulnerable Sector required
Valid Driver’s License with Acceptable Driver’s Abstract required

A competitive starting salary rate, commensurate with appropriate experience is offered.

Interested applicants should begin the application process by fully completing the MY PRESENCE tab, including the MY REFERENCES. Upon completion, click APPLY NOW, fill in the application form, and ensure your cover letter and resume is attached.

Opportunity is open until Sunday, September 20th, 2020

*Incomplete and/or late submissions will not be accepted*

Contact: 
Interested applicants should begin the application process by clicking on the link, fully completing the MY PRESENCE tab, including the MY REFERENCES. Upon completion, click APPLY NOW, fill in the application form, and ensure your cover letter and resume is attached.
Type of opportunity: 
Job Posting

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