(RN/RPN) Resident/Client Care Coordinator - Carelife Fleetwood - Surrey

City Surrey
Job ID 2022-31067
Nursing - (RN / RPN) - Long-Term Care
Employment Type
Scheduled Start & Stop Times
Days Off
Long-Term Care, Assisted Living & Specialized Populations
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?

We invite you to apply today and find out why more than 95% of new employees recommend Fraser Health to their friends as an exceptional place to work. A 2022 BC Top Employer, we value diversity in the work force and seek to maintain an environment of Respect, Caring & Trust.


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 43,000 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. 


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This vacancy is subject to the requirements of the Facility Staff Assignment Order (the “SSO”) issued by the Fraser Health’s Medical Health Officer further to the Order issued by the Provincial Health Officer on April 10th 2020 (amended April 15th 2020) (the “PHO Order”). While these Orders are in effect the successful applicant to this vacancy will be limited to working in only one (1) private long-term care hospital, licensed long-term care facility, registered assisted living facility, stand-alone extended care hospital or provincial mental health facility (the “Facilities”).

Detailed Overview

In accordance with the British Columbia College of Nurses and Midwives (BCCNM) standards of practice and the Mission and Values of Fraser Health, the Resident/Client Care Coordinator provides clinical supervision, guidance and support to nursing and nursing support staff and coordinates clinical team members within the assigned unit(s). The Resident/Client Care Coordinator has responsibility for the day-to-day operations of the assigned area(s) and supports/participates in change management, quality improvement, risk management, policy, program, research and/or regional activities.


  1. Applies established criteria and prioritizes activities related to residents/clients and ensures individual care plans are developed and implemented to meet the ongoing needs of residents/clients, in collaboration with the other clinical team members and residents'/clients' families.
  2. Supervises nursing and nursing support staff, observes work and corrects where necessary, assigns and adjusts work assignments, schedules staff, monitors and recommends staff hours of work, including overtime.  Coordinates the work of the clinical team overall on a day-to-day basis; monitors the quality of care and the safety of residents/clients and takes corrective action as appropriate.
  3. Supports quality resident/client care and excellence in practice by promoting interprofessional collaboration and team building, supporting staff to plan and carry out resident/client/family education regarding chronic illness, palliative care, etc; acts as a mentor and resource to staff, role modeling best clinical practices, assessing clinical skills and coaching staff and/or liaising with other health professional leaders to help them achieve established clinical performance goals.
  4. Participates in or leads the investigation of complaints by residents/clients/families; follows up on complaints and implements corrective action as appropriate.  Collaborates with Quality Improvement according to established protocols.
  5. Initiates/leads/supports plan of care conferences and rounds for the purpose of optimal resident/client care management according to best practice; disseminates information to nursing/nursing support staff and other members of the clinical team.
  6. Identifies learning requirements of staff and, in conjunction with the Manager, Educator and other members of the clinical team, provides input into the development of learning objectives and may contribute to the achievement of the learning objectives; provides clinical support and guidance and evaluates the effectiveness of learning opportunities.
  7. Participates in the orientation of new staff and provides input into the development of a comprehensive orientation program, in collaboration with the Educator and other clinical staff.
  8. Participates in change management, quality improvement and risk management activities by methods such as evaluating effect of changes in practice, generating recommendations for alternative approaches to practices, and conducting safety audits.  Supports teaching/learning and implements teaching/learning as assigned.
  9. Assists the Manager/Director by attending panel interviews, providing recommendations on the selection of new staff, providing feedback to the Manager on staff performance appraisals, and providing feedback on optimal use of budgetary resources including minor and capital equipment needs as requested.
  10. Promotes staff awareness and involvement in research/evaluation activities and projects and participates in research and projects as appropriate.
  11. Collaborates with internal and external stakeholders, participates on a variety of designated professional or operational committees at the unit, site, program and/or regional level.
  12. Participates in the review, development, implementation and evaluation of evidence-informed clinical decision support tools/policies.
  13. 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 of recent related clinical experience in the designated clinical area, including one (1) year of supervisory experience, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.  Certification applicable to the designated clinical area.

Skills and Abilities

  • Clinical proficiency/expertise in the designated clinical area. 
  • Ability to supervise and provide leadership and work direction.
  • Ability to coordinate resident/client assignments, in collaboration with staff.
  • Ability to monitor staff workload and resident/client factors and adjust resident/client assignments accordingly.
  • Ability to establish priorities for resident/client care and overall daily operations of the designated unit(s).
  • Ability to monitor the quality of resident/client care and ensure maintenance of standards for nursing practice and nursing support staff.
  • Ability to monitor, assess and address performance issues based on professional standards of practice, and to provide input to the Manager on formal performance reviews.
  • Ability to role model, coach and mentor best practices in resident/client care.
  • Ability to identify individual or group learning priorities to meet identified program, organizational and learner needs, in collaboration with other clinical staff.
  • Ability to support implementation of education based on changing practices e.g. legislation and technology.
  • Ability to provide input into budgets and minor and capital equipment.
  • Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.
  • Ability to work independently and in an organized and self directed manner.
  • Ability to problem-solve and effectively deal with conflict situations.
  • Ability to operate related equipment including applicable software.
  • Physical ability to perform the duties of the position.


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