Northern Health
Kitimat, Canada
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Position Summary

This position qualifies for a Relocation Incentive

Are you interested in an opportunity to grow professionally within a positive and progressive culture? Northern Health is seeking a champion with significant management and leadership experience to join us today.

In accordance with Northern Health’s vision of an idealized system of services built on a foundation of Primary Care, people and their families will receive primary care services in Primary Care Homes supported by Interprofessional Teams.

The Primary Care Team Leader practices under the direction of the Community Services Manager or Health Services Administrator and collaborates with Physicians and / or Nurse Practitioners to provide guidance and supervision to the assigned Primary Care Teams.

The Primary Care Team Leader functions as a member of the Interprofessional Team and applies best practice to provide competent, safe, and ethical care for people and their families in settings such as physician practices, homes, schools, and communities.

The Primary Care Team Leader takes a collaborative and team-based approach in program delivery and problem solving to achieve healthcare excellence.

Such an approach involves nurturing a team environment of continuous learning, effective communication, trust, team building and staff acknowledgement.

Kitimat General Hospital is a 19 acute bed hospital with a full range of services. Some services provided are emergency, laboratory, diagnostic imaging, outpatient chemotherapy clinic, physiotherapy, diabetes and chronic disease management.

Regular rotation of visiting specialists in internal medicine, urology, otorhinolaryngology (ENT), dermatology, neurology, ophthalmology, and radiology.

Kitimat has a population of 8,131 (2020) local residents. Kitimat offers excellent fishing, endless trails, and backcountry.

People come to Kitimat to enjoy more of the things you love. Check out Kitimat where there is always something new to experience.

What Northern Health has to offer you!

  • Comprehensive benefit packages including MSP, extended health / dental and a municipal pension plan for part-time and full-time employees.
  • Casuals have the option of paying for benefits.

  • Four weeks vacation with one year of continuous service
  • Relocation Incentive is available for eligible positions
  • Employee referral program
  • Employer-paid training and leadership development opportunities
  • Spectacular outdoor activities and the shortest commutes in BC
  • Loan Forgiveness Programs are offered through the Federal and BC Government for eligible professions. Qualifications
  • Baccalaureate degree (from an accredited educational institution in a social or behavioral science field relevant to the position.
  • Three (3) to five (5) years recent related experience including experience in individual, family and group modalities of practice in the clinical specialty of the assigned area, and recent experience in a leadership capacity, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
  • Valid BC Driver’s License.
  • Skills and Abilities :

    Assessment and Treatment : Demonstrated ability to complete initial and ongoing assessments and utilize appropriate therapeutic interventions.

    Teaching : Ability to teach persons both one-on-one and in groups.

    Knowledge Integration : Integrates best practice and current research evidence to support professional practice decisions and actions.

    Communication : Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively with persons, families, the public, physicians and members of the interprofessional team.

    Ability to effectively solve interpersonal differences and resolve conflict.

    Critical Thinking : Problem solve demonstrating critical thinking and decision making skills. .

    Human Caring and Relationship Centered Practice : Ability to promote person centered care, sensitivity to diverse cultures and preferences, client advocacy and social justice concerns.

    Management : Demonstrated ability to organize work, set objectives and priorities and achieve results.

    Leadership : promotes cooperation among the interprofessional team and collaborates across disciplines. Demonstrates creative planning for change and innovation, and participates in professional development of self and others.

    Teamwork : Demonstrated ability to foster teamwork and a commitment to excellence in the provision of person centered care.

    Equipment : Demonstrated computer skills including the use of Windows based programs. Ability to operate other related equipment as required in the specific practice area.

    Ability : Physical ability to perform the duties of the position.

    Who we are

    Northern Health covers an area of nearly 600,000 square kilometers and offers health services in over two dozen communities and 55 First Nation’s communities.

    We deliver hospital and community-based health care for a population of 300,000.

    Employing more than 7,000 staff throughout the region, Northern Health provides exceptional health services for Northerners, through the efforts of dedicated staff and physicians, in partnership with communities and organizations in Northern BC.

    There is a wide variety of career opportunities available in our two dozen hospitals, 25 long-term care facilities, public health units and many other offices providing specialized services.

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