Interior Health Authority

Interior Health is one of six publicly funded health authorities in British Columbia. With more than 19,000 employees and nearly 1,600 physicians on our team, we are developing the future of health care through innovation and professional development.  

Located in the Southern Interior of British Columbia, our beautiful region includes larger cities such as Kelowna, Kamloops, Penticton, and Vernon along with a multitude of rural communities such as Cranbrook, Golden, Ashcroft, and 100 Mile House. Interior Health is dedicated to providing the best possible service to our citizens with staff and physicians who are committed to teamwork and high quality patient care – all playing an important part in our vision to set new standards of excellence in the delivery of health services in the Province of British Columbia.

Interior Health Authority Castlegar, British Columbia
Nov 15, 2018
Part time
This one-day-per-week opportunity is based at the Castlegar Health Centre. The Testing Technician will be working with clients who have acquired brain injuries and supporting the Neuropsychologist by reporting client observations and reactions that occur during the testing process.   Working under the clinical direction of the Psychologist, this position administers, scores and summarizes results of established tests of psychological and neuropsychological function to patients. Day of work is Thursday 09:00 to 15:42 hours. Travel to Cranbrook overnight 4 times per year is required.   In order to be successful in this position, candidates will have had training and/or experience in psychometric test administration.   This position is scheduled to work one day per week, however, there may be additional opportunity with local private practice. If you have training and/or experience in psychometric test administration and would like to learn more about this opportunity and the possibility of additional work, apply to the job posting and the recruiter will contact you directly. Qualifications Bachelor’s degree from a recognized university with emphasis in psychology or social sciences.   Training in psychological test administration is required. Related experience in a hospital or other clinical setting required and must include clinical experience with the client population served by the program.   Experience in public or community health care an asset. Familiarity with and an appreciation of the physical and psychological aspects of chronic, acute and terminal patient care is desirable.
Interior Health Authority Penticton, BC, Canada
Nov 15, 2018
Part time
Penticton Regional Hospital’s Perinatal department is a very active and busy unit, we have a relief part time opportunity waiting for you! As the Perinatal Nurse, you will practice in a perinatal clinical setting and be responsible for the assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of client care. Working in collaboration with the interdisciplinary team, you will ensure the delivery of client–centered care by assisting individual clients and their families respond to changing health care needs. Penticton Regional Hospital serves a large geographical area stretching from Summerland to Osoyoos and across to Princeton. We have an active Perinatal Committee that works hard to ensure excellent standards of care. Shifts of work are rotating days and nights; 07:00 to 19:00 and 19:00 to 07:00. This relief position is scheduled to end July 15, 2019 or return of the incumbent. The city of Penticton is located in BC’s scenic south central region in the Okanagan Valley. With its mild climate, easy accessibility, urban amenities and world-class recreational opportunities, it offers an attractive lifestyle.   If you are flexible, a great team player, open to change, and someone who takes on new challenges then our team is the team for you and we would love to discuss this opportunity with you. Come live, work and play where others only vacation. Make a difference. Love your work. Apply today! Qualifications Graduation from an approved School of Nursing with current practicing registration with the College of Registered Nurses of British Columbia (CRNBC). Advanced preparation in a Perinatal clinical specialty or an equivalent combination of education & experience. Current Fetal Health Surveillance. Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NPR) within 2 years. Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) within 3 years.
Interior Health Authority Cranbrook, British Columbia
Nov 15, 2018
Full time
Interior Health is currently recruiting for a relief full time perinatal nurse to work alongside physicians and mid-wives in our Labour and Delivery rooms as we provide post-natal care to new moms and babes in the nursery. Join our cohesive team in East Kootenay Regional Hospital’s Maternal Child Department! We are fortunate to have a staff that is very diverse in age, experience, background, interests, and our strength is that supportive team environment. EKRH is located in Cranbrook, British Columbia and we provide hospital services to residents of the East Kootenay Health Service Area. Our hospital cares for over 80,000 patients a year and our department delivers 350 to 400 babies per year within our four Labour and Delivery Rooms. Our Nursery has an open design with a station for emergency care and isolettes for “grower and feeder” infants. Our Maternal Child Unit includes 2 general pediatric beds. Nurses work 12-hour shifts and our department operates 24/7. The Registered Nurse - Perinatal practices in a perinatal clinical setting and is responsible for the assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of client care. Working in collaboration with the interdisciplinary team, the Registered Nurse ensures the delivery of client–centered care by assisting individual clients and their families respond to changing health care needs. The Registered Nurse demonstrates a specialized body of knowledge and bases practice on nursing science and related content from other sciences and humanities.   Community Profile: Located in the southeastern corner of British Columbia, Cranbrook is the business capital of the East Kootenays and the largest city in the Rocky Mountain Region. Nestled on a gentle plain with scenic mountain vistas in the distance, it is considered by many to be an ideal location to raise a family or retire. Residents enjoy a variety of outdoor recreational opportunities including golf, hiking and skiing. For those who enjoy more urban pursuits, there are shops, boutiques and cafes, as well as an arts centre and heritage attractions. Cranbrook’s economy is driven primarily by mining, forestry, transportation, and tourism. Make Cranbrook your next, best career destination. We’re all about giving people room-to-grow and room-to-make a significant difference in the lives of others. Apply Today! Qualifications Graduation from an approved School of Nursing with current practicing Registration with the College of Registered Nurses of British Columbia (CRNBC). Advanced preparation in a Perinatal clinical specialty or an equivalent combination of education & experience. Current Fetal Health Surveillance. Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NPR) within 2 years. Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) within 3 years.
Interior Health Authority Williams Lake, BC, Canada
Nov 15, 2018
Full time
Cariboo Memorial Hospital (CMH) is seeking perinatal nurses for permanent full time, part time and relief opportunities to join our supportive nursing staff in Williams Lake.   At CMH, our Perinatal Nurses handle a combined role and provide the full range of perinatal services, which give them the opportunity to develop in all areas of the Perinatal Specialty. This is an opportunity to work with three active OBGYNs (soon to be 4) in a community with a young population where we average one delivery per day with a Level 1b Nursery. We have moderate to high risk clientele and are a mini referral centre for sites such as Bella Coola and 100 Mile House. We are a small but mighty unit that provides excellent care and services to our patients including walking epidurals and recovering C-sections with moms and babies together by maternity staff on the maternity unit. Our nurses enjoy working in a team environment with well-established working relationships and an engaged group of physicians who support our cohesive group dynamic. We are committed to mentoring and coaching each other and enjoy supporting new grads on to our unit. We have a laid back casual yet professional atmosphere where the doctors are our teammates without the hierarchy.   And in the beautiful Cariboo Region, you are able to go hiking, fishing and mountain biking all at the end of your work day. Come and explore all of the amenities this 4-season playground has to offer. Our benefits package includes: 4 weeks vacation Insurance premiums 100% paid by Interior Health Medical Services Plan Extended Health Coverage Dental Health Coverage Pension Plan The growing community of Williams Lake (population: 10,800) is located amidst sparkling lakes and rolling ranchland in the heart of the Cariboo Chilcotin Region of British Columbia. As the largest city in the area, it serves as a business, industrial and service hub for outlying communities and provides employment opportunities in the forestry, mining, agriculture and tourism sectors. Home to the famous Williams Lake Stampede, this former “cowtown” has grown into a vibrant city that offers its residents a comfortable blend of urban living and western charm. Horseback riding, mountain biking, river rafting, fishing and camping are popular recreational pursuits in the area. We are a hard working and welcoming team. CMH is truly a great place to work! Apply today! Qualifications Graduation from an approved School of Nursing with current practicing registration with the College of Registered Nurses of British Columbia (CRNBC). Advanced preparation in a Perinatal clinical specialty or an equivalent combination of education & experience. Current Fetal Health Surveillance. Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NPR) within 2 years. Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) within 3 years.
Interior Health Authority British Columbia, Canada
Nov 13, 2018
Full time
Located in the beautiful IH West Region of Interior Health, this area includes communities such as Kamloops, Williams Lake, Revelstoke and Salmon Arm.   Functioning as a leader, mentor, and change agent, the Manager, Pharmacy Services is responsible and accountable for clinical leadership and operational management of Pharmacy Services in four hospitals. These hospitals are located in Kamloops, Williams Lake, 100 Mile House and Salmon Arm . The Manager is also responsible for assigned strategic initiatives throughout Interior Health (IH) in accordance with Pharmacy goals and direction. As a member of the Pharmacy management team, the Manager will plan, coordinate, implement, evaluate, and monitor Pharmacy Services based on patient care and organizational needs. In consultation with leadership teams and other stakeholders, the Manager participates in the development and implementation of strategic initiatives, standards, policies, and procedures. The Manager provides recommendations, advice, and council to clinical, administrative, and medical leaders regarding appropriate and safe medication management.   Working with other IH pharmacy leaders, the Manager participates on and chairs internal and external committees related to Pharmacy Services, professional practice, medication safety, drug distribution, and other related pharmacy topics. TYPICAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: • Manages and oversees Pharmacy Services by planning, coordinating, monitoring, implementing, and evaluating all aspects of Pharmacy Services based on the clinical and operational needs in assigned areas. • Ensures pharmacy services are delivered effectively, efficiently, consistently, and according to established quality standards. • Provides direction for prioritized clinical and drug distribution services for the geographic area of responsibility and ensures that pharmacy services comply with current legislation, professional standards, and organizational policies. • Develops and implements goals, objectives, standards, policies, and procedures that support short- and long-term strategic plans. • Leads quality improvement initiatives that promote appropriate, timely, and safe medication management. Participates in quality improvement initiatives, risk management, and occupational health and safety programs relating to Pharmacy Services. • Collaborates with medical and clinical staff in developing responsive pharmacy patient care programs. • Manages staff by recruiting, hiring, disciplining, and terminating staff as required. Provides mentoring and coaching to Professional Practice Leaders and Coordinators as required. Completes performance evaluations and prepares staff development and training plans. • Participates in labour relations activities as required; interprets collective agreements and legislation in consultation with Human Resources. • Prepares written proposals for program funding, capital investments, or quality improvement initiatives. • Keeps abreast of advances in technologies related to pharmacy practice; evaluates and makes recommendations as appropriate. • Manages financial resources by preparing the budget for approval, monitoring the budget, identifying variances, and taking corrective action required in order to maintain a balanced budget. • Promotes and participates in quality improvement initiatives, risk management, and occupational health and safety programs for Pharmacy Services. • Ensures statistics and reports are prepared and submitted as required. • Represents IH Pharmacy Services on internal and external committees and IH planning groups. • Performs other related duties as required. Qualifications • A Bachelor’s or Doctor of Pharmacy degree. • A Master’s degree in Health, Public, or Business Administration or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience. • Active license in good standing with the College of Pharmacists of BC. • Active membership in the Canadian Society of Hospital Pharmacists. • Seven years of recent, related pharmacy management experience in an acute healthcare setting that encompassed clinical services and advanced drug distribution systems.
Interior Health Authority Williams Lake, British Columbia
Nov 13, 2018
Full time
Position Summary Come join Interior Health’s Acute Health Services Team in the stunning Cariboo Region of Williams Lake, British Columbia. Immerse yourself in an outdoor enthusiast’s dream while you contribute to making a positive difference in health care.   As the Acute Health Services Director, you oversee and provide leadership for the Acute Health Services and Programs of the Cariboo Region in both Williams Lake and 100 Mile House. The Cariboo Memorial Hospital in Williams Lake is a 28 bed facility with 10 ER bays. Services include Emergency, ICU, Ambulatory Care, Surgical Services, Medical/Surgical Inpatients, Maternity. The 100 Mile District Hospital is a 16 bed facility with 7 ER bays. Services include Emergency, Ambulatory Care, and Inpatient Medicine.   The Acute Health Services Director will develop and implement plans for all aspects of the provision of acute care services in nursing and other acute programs. You will manage the financial and business operations, ensuring service delivery that supports optimal delivery of care and ensures the needs of patients and families are met.   Your collaborative style along with the ability to develop positive relationships with internal and external stakeholders is needed to ensure success in this role. This role develops and maintains collaborative relationships with physicians and key stakeholders in the organization; and liaises with community partners and municipal, provincial. and federal politicians. Qualifications The ideal candidate will have a bachelor’s degree in a health-related field, supplemented by a Master’s degree in Health Administration or a related field. They will have their CHE designation and seven years of progressive, acute healthcare management experience. If you are a proven leader able to motivate others to achieve the vision of the organization, we would love to hear from you!