Position Summary Under the direction of the Director of Acute Patient Services or designate, provides general and specialized nursing care to patients, utilizing the nursing process and in accordance with the philosophy, objectives and policies of Lakes District Integrated Health Services and the Department of Nursing. Participates in all nursing activities, assists in teaching and/or supervising Licensed Practical Nurses & Care Aides. Assumes the responsibilities of the ward and will assume charge responsibilities when designated. Qualifications - Graduation from an approved School of Nursing with current practicing registration with the BC College of Nurses and Midwives (BCCNM). SKILLS AND ABILITIES: - Assessment and Intervention – Demonstrated ability to complete initial and ongoing resident assessments (clinical and diagnostic reasoning) and provide nursing care through appropriate/ prescribed technical, therapeutic, safety type interventions. - Communication – Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively with the residents, families, the public, medical staff and the members of the interdisciplinary team using verbal, written and computer communication means. - Critical Thinking – Demonstrated ability to integrate and evaluate pertinent data (from multiple sources) to problem-solve effectively. - Human Caring and Relationship Centered Practice – Ability to promote resident-focused care that demonstrates care for and with residents and significant others, sensitive to diverse cultures and preferences, resident advocacy and social justice concerns. - Teaching – Ability to transmit information intended to instruct residents and others about topics essential to health care and well-being. - Management – Manages time and resources, implementing activities to promote cooperation among relevant others, collaboration across disciplines and related activities. - Leadership – Promotes staff morale, cooperation, assertiveness and risk-taking, creative planning for change and innovations, implementation of IH policies or other protocols, and ongoing professional development of self. - Knowledge Integration – Using factual information, prior learning and basic principles and procedures to support decisions and actions with relevant research-based evidence. Integrates best practice from nursing and health-related disciplines and the humanities, arts and sciences disciplines into professional practice. - Quality Care – Provide direct resident care as needed to meet the needs of the residents. - Ability to operate related equipment including relevant computer applications. - Physical, psychological and emotional ability to perform the duties of the position. BURNS LAKE COMMUNITY The village is located at the heart of the Lakes District, in the centre of the province, an area boasting 4,828 km/3,000 mi of lake shoreline. It's surrounded by nature, including some of BC's largest freshwater lakes, such as Babine Lake North of town. With its myriad of lakes and a half-dozen species of sport fish, the area offers anglers a multitude of choices and opportunities that are nearly endless. Burns Lake offers affordable housing and natural splendour that supports a balanced lifestyle.