We are currently looking for 4 Nurse Practitioners to join the ALC unit at Langley Memorial Hospital.
Bring your clinical expertise and passion for providing quality and compassionate care to a challenging and rewarding role as a Nurse Practitioner. In this role specifically, NPs will care for patients who are deemed ALC (Alternate Level of Care). These patients often remain in acute settings while awaiting rehabilitation, transitional units, Long term care, etc. Whether cohorted onto an ALC unit or on a regular unit, these patients are lower acuity, but still need fulsome support as they are often the frail elderly or stable complex patient. NPs will provide complete and supportive care for these medically stable designated patients with complex discharge requirements and facilitate successful transitions to thrive as they move toward their next destination or to their homes.
The Nurse Practitioner will assume the role of the Most Responsible Provider (MRP) and as part of this rewarding MRP role you will have the opportunity to participate in compensated on-call work rotations to assist the unit remain open 24/7, 365 days a year.
This is your opportunity to:
Specifically, you will gain experience in:
Langley Memorial Hospital is a community hospital with 182 acute beds offering medical, surgical, obstetrics, pediatrics, psychiatry, critical care, ambulatory care as well as 24/7 emergency services with nearly 50,000 visits annually.
Emergency Department Expansion
Langley Memorial Hospital recently completed an Emergency Department expansion and added the hospital’s first ever MRI suite, along with other infrastructure upgrades.
This position will also have a new and exciting post graduate up to 6 month nurse practitioner residency program. FH is the first health authority to implement a formal residency program for NPs in the province, which will be key to supporting the development of NPs and practice-readiness in select programs.
During your residency, you’ll receive:
You will be welcomed into a New Graduate NP Community of Practice team helping to support your successful transition into independent practice.
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Supporting the Vision, Values, Purpose and Commitments of Fraser Health including service delivery that is centered around patients/clients/residents and families:
The Nurse Practitioner is responsible and accountable for the comprehensive assessment of patients/clients/residents including diagnosing diseases, disorders, and conditions. The Nurse Practitioner initiates treatment including health care management, therapeutic interventions and prescribes medications in accordance with the statutory and regulatory standards, limits, and conditions, and employer policies and procedures. The Nurse Practitioner provides professional guidance to other health professionals and practices autonomously and interdependently within the context of an interdisciplinary health care team, making referrals to specialist physicians and others as appropriate.
The position collaborates with patients/clients/residents and other health professionals to identify and assess trends and patterns that have implications for patients/clients/residents, families and communities; develops and implements population and evidence based strategies to improve health and participates in policy-making activities that influence health services and practices. The position participates in peer review and self review to evaluate the outcome of services at the patient/client/resident, community and population level.
Education and Experience
Current practicing registration as a Nurse Practitioner with the British Columbia College of Nurses and Midwives (BCCNM).
Recent relevant clinical nursing experience.
Demonstrates the leadership practices of the Fraser Health Leadership Framework of Clear, Caring and Courageous and creates the conditions for people to succeed.