Nurse - TELUS Health (FIFO)

Location: 

St John's, NL, CA, A1B 2X1

Req ID:  38695
Jobs by Category:  Health
Job Function:  Clinical / Medical
Status:  Casual
Schedule:  Seasonal

Description


Location: 1 Nickel Road, Long Harbour, NL
Status: Casual 
Schedule: On call (12 hour day/night shift) 

 

Create awesome experiences for our customers.

 

Join our team 

 

Telus Health Care Centre (THCC) is an occupational health clinic. We are Canada’s leading provider of corporate health services, delivering integrated health management programs nationwide. With a team of highly skilled professionals, THCC provides clinical and remote medical services across Canada. Offering a full range of occupational health services from pre-employment screenings, to rehabilitative services for the ill or injured worker, to complete on-site clinic management in some of the most remote and a harsh area of the country, THCC is the chosen partner for proactive health management programs.

 

Here's the impact you’ll make and what we’ll accomplish together 

 

Nurses play a key role in our team environment. Our nurses are responsible for ensuring that the health care needs of our clients are met in conjunction with our Paramedic team.

 

Here’s how

 

Direct Patient Care Activities 

 

  • Incorporates health and wellness promotion and health teaching in patient encounters 
  • Assesses, diagnoses, plans, implements and evaluates plan of care for all occupational and non-occupational health concerns
  • Consults with collaborating physician when required, based upon scope of practice regulations. Consults and updates the Medical Director as required
  • Provides Return-to-Work and Workers’ Compensation assessment, treatment and follow-up for client populations specified under the THCC Inc. contract
  • Conducts diagnostic testing (including venipuncture collection electrocardiography, pulmonary function, and audiometric testing) and interprets results, consulting collaborative physician as indicated
  • Consults/collaborates with other health care providers to provide comprehensive patient care
  • Documents all interventions completed
  • Conducts periodic health screening clinics
  • Performs delegated public health functions including influenza vaccination 
  • Conduct PCR swabs as needed
  • Maintains awareness of and functions exclusively within the provincially legislated regulations for The College of Registered Nurses of Newfoundland and Labrador (CRNNL).
  • Routinely checks and maintains all clinic-based and emergency medical equipment including medications on a weekly basis (or more frequently as required)

 

 

Indirect Patient Care Activities

 

 

  • Acts as liaison between THCC medical/nursing staff and their contracted clients to coordinate patient care
  • Reviews pre-placement and periodic medicals upon request
  • Completes periodic audits of patient charts to identify testing required and potential health issues for future program development
  • Works in collaboration with VNL site staff and physician/medical director to identify, track and treat identified health concerns within the employee population
  • Performs occupational hygiene checks in designated food preparation areas at site
  • Liaison with public health officials in relation to any public health issues or concerns.
  • Conducts periodic tours to maintain familiarity with work environment
  • Performs weekly water sampling on potable water for offsite public health testing
  • Routinely checks and maintains all clinic-based and emergency medical equipment including medications on a weekly basis (or more frequently as required)


Administrative/Support Activities 

 

  • Works in conjunction with other THCC staff on health and wellness program development for clients under the THCC contracts as well as for clients of THCC general
  • Participates in continuing education/professional growth activities
  • Develops and updates clinical documents, policies and protocols (both medical/nursing and those in support of services to the contracted clients), and education materials for staff
  • Active role in procurement of necessary medical equipment and supplies 
  • Active role in Vale health surveillance programs: pulmonary function, audiology and biological monitoring are examples
  • Maintains statistics on all occupational and non-occupational clinic visits


 

Qualifications


You're the missing piece of the puzzle

 

  • Successful completion and graduation from a Bachelor of Nursing program or equivalent.
  • Minimum 5 years of Nursing experience with at least 3 years’ emergency room/critical care, or emergency nursing combined with at least 1 year in a supervisory capacity. Strong verbal and written skills 
  • Current registration (or eligibility to register) with The College of Registered Nurses of Newfoundland and Labrador (CRNNL).
  • A minimum of 2 years of relevant experience in management of operations
  • Demonstrated ability to build effective teams and provide strong Management
  • Excellent communication skills & relationship building skills 
  • Ability to prioritize, negotiate and work with a variety of internal and external stakeholders
  • Demonstrated ability to design and implement policy, procedures and improvement initiatives
  • Successful track record in setting priorities; keen analytic, organization and problem solving skills which support and enable sound decision-making
  • Ability to wear many hats in a fast paced environment
  • Committed to delivering the highest standard in patient care and client experience
  • Experience, knowledge, and proficiency in Occupational Health Nursing and/or industrial nursing an asset (or willingness to pursue same)
  • Medication administration including strong knowledge of advanced and critical care medications.
  • Demonstrates advanced physical assessment and critical thinking skills, and synthesizes findings to identify an appropriate diagnoses and develop a plan of care for each patient presentation 
  • Experience in policy and program development an asset
  • Evidence of health teaching experience (peer/professional and client-centered) an asset
  • Experience in EKG Interpretation, Venipuncture, Pulmonary Function and Audiometric testing and Interpretation 
  • Current CPR, ACLS, ITLS
  • Proven experience in the field of administration of industrial construction site medical services.
  • Non-Dot urine drug screening
  • Non-Dot Breath Alcohol screening
  • Class 5 NL driver’s license with abstract.
  • Audiology course, or willing to obtain in first year of hire.
  • Pulmonary function course, or willing to obtain in first year of hire.
  • Fit Testing experience, instructor certification preferred.
  • WHMIS training an asset.
  • Evidence of active participation in professional growth and development activities

 

 

Who is TELUS Health Care Centres?

 

Who is TELUS Health Care Centres?

We are a national network of renowned medical professionals dedicated to identifying health risks, inspiring positive lifestyle choices and improving patient outcomes. We have one of the largest networks of Care Centres in Canada.

 

  • Our commitment: Better healthcare options for everyone. We are leveraging the power of technology to provide Canadians with better health outcomes. Connecting health teams, streamlining workflows, and empowering patients to manage their health are just some of the ways our digital solutions promote collaboration and efficiency.
  • We are looking for enthusiastic, customer service minded individuals who want to work in a collaborative, friendly and supportive environment. Join our team and help us shape the future of how Canadians engage with the healthcare ecosystem.

 

Accessibility

 

  • THCC is proud to foster an inclusive culture that embraces diversity. We are committed to fair employment practices and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment. We offer accommodation for applicants with disabilities, as required, during the recruitment process. Please let the recruitment team know of any accommodation requirement at the beginning of the process.
  • Please note that we are exclusively recruiting people who can work legally in Canada.
     

By applying to this role, you understand and agree that your information will be shared with the TELUS Group of Companies’ Talent Acquisition team(s) and/or any leader(s) who will be part of the selection process

 

 

Salary Range:  $32-$59
Performance Bonus or Sales Incentive Plan:  0%

Actual total compensation will be determined based on factors such as knowledge, skills, performance, experience and location. Additionally, TELUS offers rewarding benefits, which may vary per job function, such as:

  • Comprehensive total rewards package highlighting competitive salary and bonus structures, minimum 3 weeks of vacation, and flexible benefits plan to meet the needs of you and your family
  • Flexibility to work in-office, virtually or a combination of both
  • Generous company matched pension and share purchase programs
  • Opportunity to give back to communities in which we work, live and serve
  • Career growth and learning & development opportunities to develop your skills
  • And much more …

A bit about us

We’re a people-focused, customer-first, purpose-driven team who works together every day to innovate and do good. We improve lives through our technology solutions and foster a culture of innovation that empowers team members to solve complex problems and create remarkable human outcomes in a digital world. 

You’ll find our engaging, high-performance culture personally fulfilling, professionally challenging, and financially rewarding. We’re committed to diversity and equitable access to employment opportunities based on ability. Your unique contributions and talents will be valued and respected here. When you join our team, you’re helping us make the future friendly.

TELUS Health is an IT leader in Canada that focuses on the health sector. Our mission is to improve the way information is being used along the continuum of care to better the health of citizens in Canada and in selected countries.  

Disclaimer:  In accordance with the TELUS Health Solutions Data Center Security Policy, as a condition of employment, all team members whose job functions require they work at a Data Center and/or have access to detailed knowledge of technology related to client service delivery, are subject to a Personnel Security Screening conducted through the Government of Canada.

The health and safety of our team, customers and communities is paramount to TELUS.  Accordingly, we require anyone joining our TELUS Health Care Centres to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19.

Note for Quebec candidates: if knowledge of English is required for this position, it is because the team member will be asked, on a regular basis, to interact in English with external or internal parties or to use English applications or software as part of their tasks.

 

 

 

 

Health

We’re looking for clinicians, programmers, product developers, sales and marketing people, customer support, and everyone in between. If you have a penchant for turning information into better health outcomes, then we want you to help us develop, implement and manage the most innovative healthcare solutions possible.

We are honoured to be recognized

21,166
Physicians using TELUS Health electronic medical records

6,300
Pharmacies using our pharmacy solutions

140 million+
Health claims processed using TELUS Health solutions

Accessibility

TELUS is proud to foster an inclusive culture that embraces diversity. We are committed to fair employment practices and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment.

We offer accommodation for applicants with disabilities, as required, during the recruitment process.