Are you passionate and dedicated to making a difference in the lives of First Nations communities? Are you a team player who is dynamic and resourceful? As the Panorama Nurse Coordinator you have the ability to travel across BC by float planes and boats in order to provide Panorama training, consultation, and clinical support to First Nations communities! Your willingness to adapt to situations, problem-solve, and work independently are some of your best qualities! As the Panorama Nurse Coordinator you will plan, deliver, and evaluate entry level, skill upgrading and continuing education programs and clinical support related to the use of Panorama, the BC provincial public health documentation system. This role promotes and models quality improvement through the development of quality education activities and materials developed to support electronic documentation of Public Health activities for Nurses working for First Nation Health Service Organizations (FNHSOs). The Panorama Nurse Coordinator works collaboratively with TB Program, CDC, and Immunization Coordinators in Health Protection to ensure consistency of knowledge and practice standards. The Panorama Nurse Coordinator ensures that education programs and materials meet current and emerging needs, quality education standards and contributes to the effective documentation and reporting of Public Health activities. The Panorama Nurse Coordinator provides an expert level of support to FNHSO users of Panorama in relation to documentation and system use issues.
1. Under direction of the Manager, Panorama Health System, plans and coordinates activities related to the delivery and evaluation of the Panorama education program for BC First Nations under the direction of the Panorama Program Manager and Director of Health Protection and in consultation with other members of the Health Protection team. Plans and assists all community health nurses in the implementation of Panorama at the local level. Exchanges information with other FNHA staff, First Nations communities, and with provincial, national, and international organizations.
2. Plans, develops, delivers and monitors the Panorama clinical support model in conjunction with the Panorama Program Manager. Supports and assists FNHA nursing and band employed nursing staff in relation to Panorama documentation and system use.
3. Responds to request for initial and review training and works with FNHSO staff to ensure training is scheduled and delivered in an appropriate timeframe.
4. Responds to requests for clinical documentation support within 24 hours, document requests and outcomes, and assists with the evaluation of the support process.
5. Identifies issues, reviews, and determines the process of escalation to the appropriate Health Protection team member when required.
6. Documents all actions in accordance with Panorama Program guidelines
7. Collaborates with other members of the First Nations Health Protection team, other educators and relevant stakeholders across other programs to share information, plan collaboratively, use resources efficiently and improve the quality of care and education in First Nations communities in BC.
8. Represents the needs of FNHA and FNHSO nurses on interdepartmental and intergovernmental committees dealing with Panorama documentation, development and use.
9. Incorporates, disseminates and promotes evidence based practice to improve the quality of documentation and reporting. Advances developing standards of electronic documentation as they arise. Uses teaching, coaching and guidance to encourage increased knowledge and skills for nurses in FNHSOs and within FNHA.
10. Communicates changes and updates to Panorama FHSO user groups through a variety of means including email, teleconference and in-person instruction. Maintains up-to-date training resources including quick steps and detailed guidance documents. Makes documents available to nurses in a timely fashion.
11. Furthers the goals of the Panorama program and FNHA with active participation at meetings and forums that address professional nursing practice and clinical education issues. Communicates information as appropriate with staff in the program.
12. Maintains knowledge of evidence informed best practices in clinical documentation and education by review literature, attending relevant conferences and continuing education session and liaising with professional associations.
13. Performs other duties as assigned
• Bachelor Degree in Nursing from recognized college/university
• Current practicing registration as a Registered Nurse with the College of Registered Nurses of BC (CRNBC)
• Current Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Certification
• Current Immunization Competency Program Certification
• Valid BC Driver’s License
• 3-5 years of recent related experience working in a First Nation clinical/public health environment
• Minimum two (2) years of experience with the design and development of training and educational materials, or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.
• Minimum one (1) year of experience working in the Panorama Public Health documentation system at the expert level.
• Experience with Mustimuhw is an asset
Employee Class: Permanent
Application Deadline: Open until filled