Clinical Resource Nurse, Community Programs - Day Program Older Adults - Maple Ridge / Pitt Meadows

City Maple Ridge / Pitt Meadows
Job ID 2022-17927
Nursing - (RN) - Community Health
Employment Type
Scheduled Start & Stop Times
Days Off
Saturday, Sunday
Day Program for Older Adults
Salary at Time of Posting
$47.77 - $65.12 / hour

Salary range

The salary range for this position is CAD $47.77 - $65.12 / hour

Why Fraser Health?

Fraser Health is responsible for the delivery of hospital and community-based health services to over 1.9 million people in 20 diverse communities from Burnaby to Fraser Canyon on the traditional territories of the Coast Salish and Nlaka’pamux Nations.


Our team of 45,000 staff, medical staff and volunteers is dedicated to serving our patients, families and communities to deliver on our vision: Better health, best in health care.


Effective October 26, 2021 all new hires to Fraser Health will need to have full COVID 19 vaccination (have received a full series of a World Health Organization “WHO” approved vaccine against infection by SARS-COV-2, or a combination of approved WHO vaccines).  Please note this applies to all postings, and individual medical exemptions must be approved by the Provincial Health Officer.

Detailed Overview

Provides clinical expertise, leadership, education and consultation to staff and/or clients in the designated clinical area; provides expertise based on current theories, concepts and principles of evidence-based practice as a member of an interdisciplinary team; develops, implements, revises and evaluates clinical treatment modalities including clinical professional development for staff on the basis of learning needs, patient outcomes, specialized theory and research; ensures clinical objectives are met through the development of standards, procedures and protocols and ensuring that resources are current, relevant and cost effective; works collaboratively with other clinical staff to coordinate educational plans to staff to maximize existing resources to address staff learning needs; participates in development of quality improvement and risk management activities as well as research and special projects.


  1. Provides clinical expertise, consultation and leadership in evidence-based practice for the designated clinical area by reviewing literature, consulting with experts, collaborating with members of interdisciplinary teams, evaluating clinical practice and recommending changes to existing standards.
  2. Role models and demonstrates direct client care skills to staff; provides information based on application of specialized theories, concepts and principles; ensures compliance with standards of practice and supports staff to provide excellence in quality client care based on specialized theory and best practice.
  3. Provides leadership and consultation to staff on implementing and evaluating client care plans for the designated clinical area by reviewing client/family needs, promoting staff collaboration with other health care professionals, acting as a liaison to available community resources and providing staff with referral options.
  4. Promotes the teaching of client self care, illness prevention, health maintenance and health promotion strategies to staff; evaluates outcomes of self care learning and maintains current reference material.
  5. Develops and revises delegation of task procedures; provides leadership and consultation to staff in implementing and evaluating delegation of task functions for the designated clinical area, as required.
  6. Develops, implements, evaluates and revises education, orientation and professional development programs to staff by conducting learning need assessments of individuals and/or designated clinical areas by determining educational requirements for staff; introduces new skills and procedures based on current theory, research and standards of care.
  7. Identifies available resources to assist in the management and/or coordination of complex client/family health issues and makes recommendations for alternative approaches and/or solutions to the Manager or designate, as required.
  8. Develops and/or modifies current course curriculum for use in teaching and facilitating groups in the designated clinical area to meet revised clinical educational needs and evidence-based best practices.
  9. Participates and takes a leadership role in quality improvement and risk management activities such as evaluating practice, generating recommendations for alternative approaches, conducting safety audits and taking corrective actions; consults with the Manager or designate prior to making changes in current practice in the designated clinical area.
  10. Participates in the development and system-wide dissemination of information, standards, polices, procedures and guidelines for the designated clinical area.
  11. Participates in research and special projects by collaborating with members of the interdisciplinary team, promoting staff awareness and involvement in research activities; identifies practices/issues that require research, collects and interprets data and provides input for further analysis, as required.
  12. Sets measurable performance goals and objectives by maintaining and updating own knowledge of clinical expertise within area of practice, developing professional development plans, in collaboration with the Manager or designate, ensuring goals and objective plans are achievable.
  13. Participates on designated professional committees by attending meetings, providing input, facilitating the resolution of issues and advocating the goals and objectives of the designated clinical area.
  14. Contributes as a team member to the selection of new staff and in the performance evaluation of staff by attending panel interviews, making recommendations, assessing clinical skills and providing input to the Manager or designate, as requested.
  15. Performs other related duties as assigned.


Education and Experience

Current practicing registration as a Registered Nurse and/or Registered Psychiatric Nurse with the British Columbia College of Nurses and Midwives (BCCNM). Three (3) years' recent related clinical experience in the designated clinical area, including one (1) year experience in an educational/leadership role, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience. Completion of post-graduate course work and/or certification applicable to the designated clinical area.

Valid BC Driver's license and access to a personal vehicle for business-related purposes.

Skills and Abilities

  • Demonstrated comprehensive knowledge of Home Support policies within the program management structure of Home Health.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of principles of adult learning and critical thinking skills.
  • Demonstrated comprehensive knowledge of nursing theory and evidence-based practice.
  • Demonstrated ability to develop, implement and revise education/training and orientation programs.
  • Demonstrated ability to provide leadership using modeling, coaching and mentoring roles.
  • Demonstrated ability to instruct others and facilitate learning of staff and/or clients/families.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing with clients, co-workers, families and other service providers.
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and as a member of an interdisciplinary team.
  • Ability to develop and maintain rapport with staff, clients and other stakeholders.
  • Demonstrated ability to resolve problems and effectively manage conflict situations.
  • Demonstrated ability to plan, organize and prioritize work within a continuously changing environment.
  • Ability to operate related equipment including related software applications.
  • Physical ability to carry out the duties of the position.


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