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Vancouver Coastal Health
Jan 25, 2021
Full time
Come work as a Community Health Nurse at Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH)! Vancouver Coastal Health is looking for a Community Health Nurse to join the Home Health team in Vancouver, BC. Apply today to join our team!   As a Community Health Nurse with VCH you will: Care for clients with acute, chronic and palliative care needs. Work in partnership with the client and family to establish goals that are safe, realistic, and reasonable by assessing, planning, coordinating, organizing, implementing, evaluating, and transitioning nursing and other services for the client. Assess service eligibility, facilitate the development, implementation, and adaptation of a care plan, deliver direct care, and provide care management to assist clients to manage their own care and navigate through the various services available within the community settings. Work in consultation with other system partners and incorporate current evidence into practice. POSSIBLE TRAINING OPPORTUNITY   Should there be insufficient qualified candidates available for the above position, VCH may offer an 8-week Community Health Nurse training program. Cover letter and resume are required if applying for the Training Program. Candidates accepting this training opportunity agree to remain with Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH) in the area of nursing applicable to the education program for which they are hired for at least 18 months subsequent to completing training. This will ensure that candidates are able to consolidate and apply skills in the specialty area that VCH has supported and funded candidates to complete. In the event that a candidate leaves the area of nursing applicable to the education program for which they were hired for VCH in under 18 months, VCH will seek to recover the cost of the program.   WHO WE ARE: Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH) is a world class innovator in medical care, research and teaching, delivering service to more than one million BC residents living in Vancouver, Vancouver's North Shore, Richmond, the Sea-to-Sky Highway, Sunshine Coast, Bella Bella, Bella Coola, and the Central Coast. At VCH, we embrace thinking boldly, taking smart risks, and "going first" when we believe it will lead to the best possible outcomes for patients and their families. At our core, we are a people-focused organization where entrepreneurial spirit runs deep, and opportunity exists for all those who see themselves in the transformation of health care as we know it.   QUALIFICATIONS: Education & Experience Current practicing registration as a Registered Nurse with the British Columbia College of Nurses and Midwives (BCCNM). One year recent related clinical experience in a relevant clinical area working with complex clients/patients with chronic health conditions and/or functional mobility issues including recent experience in care and transition planning, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience. Valid BC Driver’s License required as local area travel may require the use of a vehicle or other accepted mode of transportation. Knowledge & Abilities Demonstrated knowledge and skills in community health nursing theory and practice within a client and family centred model of care. Assessment and Intervention - Demonstrated ability to provide client-focused, trauma informed, Harm reduction, and culturally safe care in completing initial and ongoing client assessments and interventions. Critical Thinking - Demonstrated ability to assess safety and risk prior to entering familiar and unfamiliar home environments and to integrate and evaluate pertinent data (from multiple sources) to problem-solve effectively. Problem Solving - Demonstrated ability to manage psychosocial and behavioral issues, and employ effective conflict resolution and reconciliation approaches, techniques, and strategies related to goals of care, transitions and end of life care. Independence - Demonstrated ability to manage and prioritize clients and promote cooperation, assertiveness, creative planning for change and innovations, implementation of policies or other protocols and ongoing professional development of self. Resiliency - Demonstrated ability to adjust to new or unexpected events and promote client-focused care with clients and significant others, sensitive to diverse cultures and preference, client advocacy and social justice concerns. Collaboration - Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively as a member of an interdisciplinary team with clients/caregivers to holistically assess/plan/monitor a wide variety of health challenges in the home/community setting and transitions through care continuums Documentation - Demonstrated ability to document timely and appropriate information in an electronic medical record (EMR) reporting assessments, decisions about client status, plans, interventions and client outcomes. Ability to effectively use related computer software, applications, and devices. Confidentiality - Demonstrated ability to maintain client/caregivers’ privacy and confidentiality with respect to communication, documentation, and data, including when travelling between client homes and office/care settings Communication - Demonstrated ability to develop rapport, trust and ethical relationships with clients/families, family care providers and other health care professionals; maintains professional boundaries in relationships in home and community settings. Ability to communicate effectively through verbal, nonverbal, written, electronic and social media. Facilitation & Coaching - demonstrated ability to teach, facilitate and coach employing teaching/learning strategies, adult education principles, methods and tools to transfer knowledge and engage clients/families in planning and self-management of care Knowledge of provincial acts, regulations, and program policies and guidelines related to home and community care. Knowledge of acute, chronic disease, palliative, mental health and substance use and health management and self-management support. Knowledge of community resources available for client/family support and related health services. Knowledge of research, quality improvement, evaluation process and methodologies. Demonstrated ability to plan, organize, schedule and prioritize work. Demonstrated skill in CPR techniques. Demonstrated skill in the use of equipment and in the techniques appropriate to nursing treatment. Broad knowledge of the BCCNM standards of practice and guidelines for clinical practitioners. Ability to operate related equipment including relevant computer applications. Demonstrated physical ability to perform the duties of the position. The hours of work including days off and work area may be subject to change consistent with operational requirements and the provision of the Collective Agreement and applicable statutes. Only short-listed applicants will be contacted for this posting. Thank you for your interest in Vancouver Coastal Health. 
Island Health
Jan 25, 2021
Island Health is seeking a temporary full-time Registered Nurse at Lady Minto Hospital on beautiful Salt Spring Island.  In this role, the Registered Nurse works between the Acute Care Unit and the Emergency Department as required and provides professional nursing care to patients as a member of a multidisciplinary team. This person is responsible and accountable for coordinating and administering direct patient care utilizing the nursing process and providing direction to staff and volunteers. The approximate end date for this position is February 1, 2022.  Qualifications: Current practicing registration with the British Columbia College of Nurses and Midwives Advanced preparation in emergency and/or obstetrics specialty training Two years of related experience in medical/surgical, obstetrics, emergency/urgent care, neonatal resuscitation, emergency pediatrics (or equivalent) Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) and Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) required Learn more and apply today:   About Island Health With more than 24,500 employees, 1,900 physician partners and 3,000 volunteers, Island Health is the largest employer on Vancouver Island, providing a comprehensive range of progressive health services to the 765,000 residents of Vancouver Island and adjacent coastal communities. Some positions may be eligible for our exceptional employer-paid benefits package including dental and prescription coverage, group life, long term disability and extensive extended health plan, plus paid time off after your first year of employment. Salt Spring Island is known for its numerous artisans, famous Saturday market and a friendly, close-knit community. Salt Spring Island is the largest, most populated of the southern gulf islands with approximately 12,000 permanent residents. It is easily accessible with regular ferry sailings on three different routes, including to Vancouver. Numerous notable artists, musicians and writers call Salt Spring home including well known wildlife artist Robert Bateman and musicians Randy Bachman and Raffi. Job posting reference #136082
Alberta Health Services
Jan 25, 2021
Part time
Licensed Practical Nurse Location: Hanna, Alberta, Canada Requisition #: ALB00150023 Salary Range: $26.45 - $34.63 per hour Job Type: Casual Your Opportunity: Hanna is located 199 km from Red Deer, with a population of 2,673. The town offers its residents a friendly, safe, and small town lifestyle. Hanna residents benefit from a wide variety of amenities within the town, such as the Aquatic Centre for swimming, Centennial Place for fitness and other activities, and two lakes within 15 kilometers of the town where residents can waterski or enjoy the sandy beaches. There is also the Agri-Sports Complex where residents can skate, play hockey or curl. The Hanna Health Centre is comprised of a 24-hour Emergency Department, a 17 bed Acute Care ward, and a 61 bed Long Term Care facility. The Hanna health care team more than just believe in the AHS values, they live them every day, while providing excellent health care to the rural community. Description: As a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN), you are part of an inter-professional health care team utilizing nursing processes, critical thinking, problem solving and decision making skills. You will be guided by your education, experience, demonstrated skill level and AHS policies and procedures. You will play a key role in providing safe, quality patient and family centered care while reflecting the shared vision and values of AHS. Required Qualifications: Completion of an accredited Licensed Practical Nurse education program. Active or eligible for registration and practice permit with the College of Licensed Practical Nurses of Alberta (CLPNA). Current Basic Cardiac Life Support - Health Care Provider (BCLS-HCP).   Preferred Qualifications: Actively integrates Patient and Family Centered Care principles into practice. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills in order to work collaboratively with members of the multidisciplinary team. Demonstrates critical thinking, conflict resolution and problem solving skills. Excellent time management and prioritization skills. Demonstrates behaviors consistent with the values of AHS - compassion, accountability, respect, excellence, and safety. Experience in Geriatric Nursing an asset.
Unity Health, St. Joseph's Health Centre
Jan 25, 2021
Full time
Salary Range:$33.56 - $47.22; 25yr - $48.05 Shift/Hours Of Work: Mon-Fri; One evening required; on-site position - no remote work As a member of the interprofessional primary care team of the Family Medicine/Urban Family Health Team, the registered nurse provides comprehensive primary care services to individuals and their families across the lifespan   S/he supports health promotion and disease prevention initiatives in optimizing health for our patients and families. The individual will model, promote, facilitate and evaluate practices supported by the best evidence The successful candidate provides primary care services that reflect the Mission, Vision and Values of SJHC and our surrounding diverse community. Responsibilities: As a role model and champion the successful candidate works to identify and integrate safe, best practices into daily activities to foster the delivery of safe and exemplary primary care. Complies with all relevant SJHC and UFHT policies, procedures, and protocols in regards to: Patient Care: Provides ongoing care to clients of all ages, including assessments, counseling, screening, referrals, education and follow-up within a primary care framework and guided by the RNAO Best Practice Guidelines ; Initiates and co-manages appropriate nursing interventions and uses current knowledge trends to care for patients and/or monitors the ongoing therapy of clients with chronic stable illness Performs telephone triage and monitoring within the clinical setting Performs a variety of medical procedures such as: immunizations, injections, dressing, ear syringing, liquid nitrogen treatments and PAPs Promotes self-management and behaviour change with our patients in order to address chronic diseases early in the disease cycle to prevent disease progression and reduce potential health complications. Collaborates with the client and family and the interprofessional team to develop health care plans and recommendations concerning treatment, prevention and health promotion options Collaboration:  Collaborates with the interprofessional team, community agencies and institutions within the broader community to foster self-help, mutual aid and capacity building for patients/clients As a consumer of research, collaborates with the inter-professional team to implement clinical practices that reflect best available evidence; Participates in committees, nursing specific and staff meetings and design teams, as required for the planning and evaluation of responsive programs and services  Teaching/Facilitation: Enhances patients and their families’ awareness with regards to primary care, chronic disease, or heath promotion/preventative care Utilizes and develops educational and skills development tools and resources in order to maintain and enhance the overall health of the patient. Supports the St Joseph’s Health Centre’s education programs, and supervises interprofessional and intraprofessional learners (including FamMed residents, clinical clerks, nursing, and others)  Community Resources: Collaborates with the team in exploring, referring and connecting with local community resources, potentially offering on and off-site coordination of services and group programming for our patients. Establishes contact with surrounding local service agencies, in order to link our patients with the appropriate supports and resources in the community Qualifications: Current General Class (Practising) Registration with the College of Nurses of Ontario A minimum of 3-5 years’ recent experience in a Primary Care/Family Practice, community or emergency nursing is required. Current Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS) Certificate required Experience in a community primary care setting, preferably in an underserviced area, or in combination of community and hospital or public health settings preferred Demonstrated ability, commitment to and knowledge of primary health care with focus on provision of health promotion and disease prevention related services as well as chronic disease management required Demonstrated ability to work in an interprofessional team environment; Demonstrated experience in teaching and providing health education to individuals and in group settings; as well as to interprofessional learners (including residents and clinical clerks) Excellent computer skills and a minimum of 2 years’ experience with an Electronic Medical Records (EMR) Primary Care system or equivalent experience required; Strong assessment and triaging skills, acute care experience an asset Clinical Skills in Well Women Care course an asset Knowledge and proficiency in current, evidence based methods and practices of primary care delivery Experience in group program development, implementation, monitoring and evaluation preferred; Excellent interpersonal skills; Excellent communication, decision-making, problem solving, conflict management and time management skills.
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