Position is responsible for providing professional supervision of nurses who are providing nursing care to individuals including the intravenous or injection administration of biologics or other specialty pharmaceutical products and promotes patient health by completing health reviews prior to treatment, reviews patient files and collaborates with physicians and multidisciplinary team members as required, with the end goal of providing medical therapies or self-administration teaching to patients in an ambulatory setting.
The Regional Clinical leader Nurse coordinates the efforts of the nursing team to ensure consistent behaviours and adherence to protocols and procedures and is responsible for the evaluation of all employees within the applicable region and may be required to travel to attend and supervise all the clinics in the applicable region.
The Regional Clinical leader Nurse is responsible to act as a resource and provide expertise, training and mentoring to staff in the applicable region to ensure safe, high quality and consistent delivery of care.
Duties and responsibilities include:
Clinical leader Nurse provides expert medication administration and care for patients, and they also oversee the nursing staff.
As a clinical leader nurse, you will ensure that there is adequate staffing in your clinics and be required to interact with patient and families, manage issues that arise during operating hours in your region, and direct and supervise all aspects of patient care.
Accountable for the day to day running of the clinical aspects of the nurses in the applicable geographical region.
Provides professional clinical leadership and acts as a resource to the staff in the applicable region.
Provide onboarding assistance to the newly hired Nurses and participate in the orientation process to ensure the staff are appropriately certified and trained nursing staff for each clinic.
Performs research to remain up to date on current nursing care practices and provides training to assigned nurses in the region
Participate in audit assessment activities to determine adherence to protocols and guidelines.
Monitoring feedback from families, patients, clinic nurses and bringing issues forward with solutions to management will be included in the responsibilities
Evaluates and monitors nurse’s performance for conduct that is safe, legal and ethical and in accordance with provincial College of Nurses standards and guidelines on medication administration
Working and collaborating with physicians to properly plan activities for patient care and develop strategies for dealing with those issues and ensuring that the needs of patients are met
Collaborates with infusion coordinator teams to ensure excellent customer service
Advising the Nurse Manager of all staffing requirements
- Registered Nurse, Registered with CRNBC
- 5 or more year’s previous Supervisory experience in a clinical medical or hospital environment with proven leadership abilities.
- Strong IV skills
- Strong communication skills, able to manage relationships with a proven track record of exceptional customer service.
- Effective leadership skills, with a strong focus on clinical expertise and clinic operations
- Able to identify key issues; creatively and strategically overcome internal challenges or obstacles.
- High level of integrity, confidentially, and accountability.
- Ability to lead and manage change as well as coach and mentor a team of professionals.
- A well-defined sense of diplomacy, including solid negotiation, conflict resolution, and people management skills.
- A valid driver’s license to meet travel requirements.
- Working knowledge of Provincial Regulatory requirements
- Strong computer skills including Microsoft Office.