Provincial Health Services Authority

14 job(s) at Provincial Health Services Authority

Provincial Health Services Authority Victoria, BC, Canada
Jun 20, 2018
Full time
BC Cancer  is committed to reducing the incidence of cancer, reducing the mortality from cancer, and improving the quality of life of those living with cancer. BC Cancer provides a comprehensive cancer control program for the people of British Columbia in partnership with regional health authorities to deliver a range of cancer services, which include prevention, screening and early detection, diagnosis and treatment, research, education, supportive care, rehabilitation and palliative care. It operates six regional cancer centres in Surrey, Kelowna, Vancouver, Victoria, Abbotsford and Prince George, along with two research centres that conduct research into the causes and cures for cancer.  BC Cancer  is an agency of the Provincial Health Services Authority (PHSA) which plans, manages and evaluates specialty and province-wide health care services across BC.  PHSA embodies values that reflect a commitment to excellence.    T hese include: Patients first • Respect people • Be compassionate • Dare to innovate • Cultivate partnerships • Serve with purpose.  Nurse Practitioner  Reference # 71988 Regular Full Time Victoria, BC  Nurse Practitioners collaborate with clients and other health professionals to identify and assess trends and patterns that have implications for clients, families and communities; develop and implement population and evidence based strategies to improve health and participate in policy-making activities that influence health services and practices.  As professionals, they participate in peer review and self review to evaluate the outcome of their services at the client, community and population level.  They are responsible for their professional development and maintaining competence and registration as a nurse practitioner.  Duties/Accountabilities Diagnoses and treats previously undiagnosed clients for undifferentiated diseases, illnesses and conditions within the Nurse Practitioner’s scope of practice; orders appropriate screening diagnostic investigations; interprets reports of investigations and analyzes information to monitor progress and plan treatment. As part of the multidisciplinary team, develops and implements treatment plans. Writes orders for treatment and medications; makes patient rounds as appropriate and monitors ongoing care; provides first line care in emergencies. Establishes priorities for management of health conditions; provides follow-up treatment; communicates with clients and families about health findings, diagnoses and prognoses; supports and counsels clients in their personal responses to diseases, disorders and conditions. Collaborates and/or consults with physicians or other health care and social service providers as appropriate to assess and diagnose client status.  Accepts referrals from, or makes referrals to, physicians and other health professionals.  Prescribes drugs within the statutory and regulatory standards, limits and conditions for Nurse Practitioners and within applicable employer policies and procedures.  Applies knowledge of pharmacology and evidence based practice in selecting, prescribing, administering and monitoring the effects of drugs to treat diseases disorders, conditions or injuries. Participates in research contributing to improved patient care and advances in nursing, health policy development and population health. Synthesizes qualitative and quantitative data from a variety of sources about determinants of health; maintains population health focus by participating in and implementing evidence based screening and health promotion for populations at risk and implements population based harm reduction strategies. Participates in interdisciplinary staff, including NP & nursing, education and professional development through case presentations, mentoring, role modeling and facilitating the exchange of knowledge in the classroom, the clinical setting and the community; fosters effective health care partnerships. Develops, implements and evaluates policies and procedures related to nursing and interdisciplinary practice, and identifies and responds appropriately to legal and ethical issues that may arise in patient care. Assigns work to other nursing and health care personnel; hires staff, provides supervision and evaluates staff performance if required. Performs other duties as required.  Qualifications: Current registration as a Nurse Practitioner with the College of Registered Nurses of British Columbia (CRNBC). Must be eligible to complete the Objective Structured Clinical Examination (OSCE) through the College of Registered Nurses of British Columbia (CRNBC). Minimum of (4) years of recent, relevant clinical nursing experience. Ability to perform the full scope of Nurse Practitioner duties and responsibilities.  Able to define and articulate the specific areas of practice and client population for whom the NP is competent to provide health care services. Able to self-direct, interact, and adapt effectively with other professionals in complex, dynamic situations. Ability to communicate and collaborate with patients and families about health findings, diagnosis, treatment, self care and prognosis.  Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively and build relationships with nurses and other health professionals and disciplines using a variety of communication strategies. Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to lead a team and work within a team.  Demonstrated ability to transfer knowledge, teach coach and mentor others; ability to implement and evaluate planned change. Able to critically assess and evaluate health research literature to determine best practices; ability to introduce education and evidence based research into practice areas.  Skill in assessing and recognizing population health trends; able to plan and implement strategies for population based prevention and health promotion.  Able to supervise others and evaluate the care they deliver as required. We invite you to apply by clicking on the link below, then on the “ Apply  Now " button where you can register for the first time or enter your Username and Password in order to re-access your profile on our system. https://jobs.phsa.ca/job/victoria/nurse-practitioner-bc-cancer-victoria/909/8406423   Applications will be accepted until position is filled. For more information on all that the PHSA has to offer, please visit:  http://jobs.phsa.ca For more information on the agency that you are interested in, please visit:  www.bccancer.bc.ca PHSA is committed to employment equity and hires on the basis of merit. We encourage applications from all qualified individuals, including Aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities and members of visible minorities
Provincial Health Services Authority Vancouver, BC, Canada
Jun 19, 2018
Full time
BC Cancer  is committed to reducing the incidence of cancer, reducing the mortality from cancer, and improving the quality of life of those living with cancer. BC Cancer provides a comprehensive cancer control program for the people of British Columbia in partnership with regional health authorities to deliver a range of cancer services, which include prevention, screening and early detection, diagnosis and treatment, research, education, supportive care, rehabilitation, and palliative care. It operates six regional cancer centres in Surrey, Kelowna, Vancouver, Victoria, Abbotsford, and Prince George, along with two research centres that conduct research into the causes and cures for cancer.  BC Cancer is an agency of the  Provincial Health Services Authority (PHSA)  which plans, manages, and evaluates specialty and province-wide health care services across BC. PHSA embodies values that reflect a commitment to excellence.  These include: • Respect people • Be compassionate • Dare to innovate • Cultivate partnerships • Serve with purpose. Registered Nurse, Cancer Care Reference # 71753 Regular Full Time Wage $33.56 – 44.06 Hourly Work Schedule 0730-1530, 0800-1600, 0830-1630, 0900-1700, 0930-1730, 1000-1800, 1030-1830 600 West 10th Avenue, Vancouver BC Job Summary Utilizing evidence-based practice, the General Duty Staff Nurse is responsible for providing holistic nursing care to oncology patients during their cancer care experience, including but not limited to: assessment, intervention, symptom management, treatment coordination and administration, teaching, counselling, support, and follow up consistent with established policies and standards of care. Qualifications Education, Training, and Experience Graduate of an accredited School of Nursing. Current practicing registration as a Registered Nurse with the College of Registered Nurses of British Columbia (CRNBC). Current CPR (Level C) certification. One (1) year of recent related experience or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience. Skills and Abilities Demonstrated relevant clinical knowledge. Demonstrated ability to apply clinical knowledge in practice. Demonstrated ability to utilize clinical and information technology to enhance patient care in accordance with agency policies. Demonstrated communication skills, including the ability to communicate effectively with patients, the public, and all levels of staff both verbally and in writing. Demonstrated ability to organize patient care and set priorities. Physical ability to perform duties of the position. ATTN: PHSA Employees : To be considered as a PHSA employee (internal applicant) for this position, you must apply online via your internal profile at  internaljobs.phsa.ca . Please note the internal job posting will no longer be accessible after the expiry date of  17 June 2018 . If the internal job posting has expired, please contact the  Internal Jobs Help Desk  and advise that you would like to be considered as a  late internal applicant for this position . Please  do not apply for the external job posting. If you have not registered your internal profile, a temporary password is required to log in for the first time. To obtain your temporary password, please contact the Internal Jobs Help Desk at 604-875-7264 or 1-855-875-7264. Please note regular business hours are Monday – Friday (excluding stats), 8:30am to 4:30pm. For inquiries outside of regular business hours, please email the Internal Jobs Help Desk at  internaljobshelpu@phsa.ca  and a Help Desk Representative will contact you the next business day. Applications will be accepted until position is filled. We invite you to apply by clicking on the  "Apply Online Now"  button where you can register for the first time or enter your Username and Password in order to re-access your profile on our system. For more information on all that the PHSA has to offer, please visit:  http://jobs.phsa.ca For more information about the Agency that you are interested in, please visit the website at  http://www.bccancer.bc.ca/ PHSA is committed to employment equity and hires on the basis of merit. We encourage applications from all qualified individuals, including Aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities and members of visible minorities.
Provincial Health Services Authority Vancouver, BC, Canada
Jun 19, 2018
Temporary
BC Children's Hospital (BCCH)  cares for the province's most acutely ill or injured children and youth, provides developmental and rehabilitation services to children and youth throughout BC, and offers a broad range of health services.  Sunny Hill Health Centre for Children (SHHC),  a leading provincial facility offering specialized services to children and youth with developmental disabilities from birth to age 19, works collaboratively with BCCH. SHHC focuses on the child and their family while supporting health care professionals in the community. BCCH also operates a wide number of specialized health programs, is a leading acute care teaching facility, and conducts research to advance health and care through the BC Children’s Research Institute and in partnership with the University of British Columbia BCCH  and  SHHC  are agencies of the  Provincial Health Services Authority (PHSA)  which plans, manages, and evaluates specialty and province-wide health care services across BC. PHSA embodies values that reflect a commitment to excellence. These include:  Respect people  •  Be compassionate  •  Dare to innovate  •  Cultivate partnerships  •  Serve with purpose BC Children's Hospital is offering a unique nursing opportunity to join the Pediatric Critical Care Team! As part of this team, you will be trained to work in Emergency, PICU, and Anesthetic Care Unit The benefits include: Specializing to work as a critical care pediatric nurse through employer paid BCIT training and in-house training Ongoing professional development Opportunity to work in a state-of-the-art brand new Teck Acute Care Centre Registered Nurse, Critical Care NRT Reference #  71715 Temporary Part-Time 0.80 FTE September 2018 to June 2019 Wage: $33.56 to $44.06 per hour BC Children’s Hospital, 4480 Oak Street, Vancouver, BC   The Teck Acute Care Centre is the heart of BC Children’s Hospital and the flagship for the transformation of child health in BC. This state-of-the-art facility provides an innovative healing environment with patient and family needs at its heart.  Job Summary The General Duty Nurse assumes responsibility and accountability for the provision of nursing care to pediatric patients who present to critical care areas consistent with established policies, standards, and philosophy of BC Children’s Hospital (BCCH). Qualifications Education, Training, and Experience Graduation from an approved Nursing Program. Current practicing registration as a Registered Nurse with the College of Registered Nurses of British Columbia (CRNBC). Minimum of one years’ recent, related clinical experience in pediatrics or an Emergency Department setting or a Pediatric Intensive Care setting or Post Anesthetic Care setting. Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) Skills and Abilities Ability to communicate effectively - both orally and in writing. Ability to relate effectively to children and their families and others. Ability to function as an active member of a multidisciplinary care team. Ability to demonstrate effective CPR techniques. Ability to organize work Physical ability to perform the duties of the job. Ability to operate related equipment including applicable computer software We invite you to apply by visiting our website and clicking the " Apply Online Now " button where you can register for the first time or enter your Username and Password in order to re-access your profile on our system. For more information on this unique opportunity,  contact Gurdeep Gill, Talent Acquisition Advisor by emailing: ggill@phsa.ca / 604-875-7292. For more information on all the nursing careers that PHSA has to offer, please visit:  https://jobs.phsa.ca/nursing For more information on the agency that you are interested in, please visit:  www.bcchildrens.ca PHSA is committed to employment equity and hires on the basis of merit. We encourage applications from all qualified individuals, including Aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities and members of visible minorities.
Provincial Health Services Authority Vancouver, BC, Canada
Jun 18, 2018
Full time
BC Children's Hospital (BCCH)  cares for the province's most acutely ill or injured children and youth, provides developmental and rehabilitation services to children and youth throughout BC, and offers a broad range of health services. Sunny Hill Health Centre for Children (SHHC), a leading provincial facility offering specialized services to children and youth with developmental disabilities from birth to age 19, works collaboratively with BCCH. SHHC focuses on the child and their family while supporting health care professionals in their community. BCCH also operates a wide number of specialized health programs, is a leading acute care teaching facility, and conducts research to advance health and care through the BC Children’s Hospital Research Institute and in partnership with the University of British Columbia. BCCH  is an agency of  the Provincial Health Services Authority (PHSA)  which plans, manages, and evaluates specialty and province-wide health care services across BC. PHSA embodies values that reflect a commitment to excellence. These include:  • Respect people • Be compassionate • Dare to innovate • Cultivate partnerships • Serve with purpose. Nurse Clinician, Child/Adolescent Mental Health Reference # 71643 Temporary Full Time (From July 9, 2018 to May 7, 2019) Child Psychiatry Inpatient Unit Wage $39.91 – 48.92 Hourly Work Schedule Monday- Friday 0800-1600 4500 Oak St, Vancouver, BC V6H 3N1 The Child Psychiatry Inpatient Unit at BC Children's Hospital is a 10-bed unit which provides inpatient psychiatric services to children under the age of 12 from mainland BC and the Yukon. Children are generally admitted to the Child Psychiatry program through a planned admission. Job Summary The Nurse Clinician, Child/Adolescent Mental Health, plans and coordinates nursing practice activities such as patient assessment, patient and family teaching, health promotion and case management, and acts as an educational resource to the Mental Health Program to staff and the community in the defined area of clinical expertise (Child and Adolescent Mental Health) according to established policies, standards, procedures, and philosophy at Children’s & Women’s Health Centre of BC. Qualifications Education, Training, and Experience Current practicing registration as a Registered Nurse with the College of Registered Nurses of British Columbia (CRNBC) or the College of Registered Psychiatric Nurses of British Columbia (CRPNBC) Baccalaureate degree in Nursing plus three years’ recent related experience working with children, adolescents and families on an inpatient child/adolescent mental health unit or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience. The Employer will equally consider an equivalent combination of education, training and experience (with the exception of Public Health and Preventative Nurses). Experience in program development and evaluation preferred. Current CPR and CPI training. Skills and Abilities Ability to communicate effectively - both orally and in writing. Ability to make decisions in an independent manner in a clinical setting. Ability to relate effectively to adolescents, children and their families. Ability to participate as a member of a multidisciplinary care team, and function as a nursing resource team member. Demonstrated skills in individual, family, and group therapy. Physical ability to perform duties of the position. Demonstrated leadership skills. Demonstrated organizational ability. Ability to teach. Ability to operate related equipment (e.g. personal computer). We invite you to apply by clicking on the  "Apply Online Now"  button where you can register for the first time or enter your Username and Password in order to re-access your profile on our system. ATTN: PHSA Employees : To be considered as a PHSA employee (internal applicant) for this position, you must apply online via your internal profile at  internaljobs.phsa.ca . Please note the internal job posting will no longer be accessible after the expiry date of  15 June 2018 . If the internal job posting has expired, please contact the  Internal Jobs Help Desk  and advise that you would like to be considered as a  late internal applicant for this position . Please  do not apply for the external job posting. If you have not registered your internal profile, a temporary password is required to log in for the first time. To obtain your temporary password, please contact the Internal Jobs Help Desk at 604-875-7264 or 1-855-875-7264. Please note regular business hours are Monday – Friday (excluding stats), 8:30am to 4:30pm. For inquiries outside of regular business hours, please email the Internal Jobs Help Desk at  internaljobshelpu@phsa.ca  and a Help Desk Representative will contact you the next business day. Applications will be accepted until position is filled. For more information on all that the PHSA has to offer, please visit:  http://jobs.phsa.ca For more information about the Agency that you are interested in, please visit the website at  http://www.bcchildrens.ca/ PHSA is committed to employment equity and hires on the basis of merit. We encourage applications from all qualified individuals, including Aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities and members of visible minorities.
Provincial Health Services Authority Vancouver, BC, Canada
Jun 14, 2018
Full time
BC Children's Hospital (BCCH)  cares for the province's most acutely ill or injured children and youth, provides developmental and rehabilitation services to children and youth throughout BC, and offers a broad range of health services. Sunny Hill Health Centre for Children (SHHC), a leading provincial facility offering specialized services to children and youth with developmental disabilities from birth to age 19, works collaboratively with BCCH. SHHC focuses on the child and their family while supporting health care professionals in their community. BCCH also operates a wide number of specialized health programs, is a leading acute care teaching facility, and conducts research to advance health and care through the BC Children’s Hospital Research Institute and in partnership with the University of British Columbia.  BCCH  is an agency of  the Provincial Health Services Authority (PHSA)  which plans, manages, and evaluates specialty and province-wide health care services across BC. PHSA embodies values that reflect a commitment to excellence. These include:  • Respect people • Be compassionate • Dare to innovate • Cultivate partnerships • Serve with purpose.   Nurse Clinician Case Manager, CDBC Program Reference # 71751 Regular Full-Time Wage: $39.91 to $48.92 per hour Vancouver, BC      Job Summary In accordance with the Mission, Vision and Values, and strategic directions of Provincial Health Services Authority, patient safety is a priority and a responsibility shared by everyone at PHSA, and as such, the requirement to continuously improve quality and safety is inherent in all aspects of this position. As a member of the interdisciplinary team, the Nurse Clinician Case Manager Complex Developmental Behavioural Conditions (CDBC) will coordinate the development, implementation, and evaluation of service delivery plans for patients and their families. This includes activities such as patient intake and referral triaging, liaising with Sunny Hill and BCCH staff and community-based health care professionals/agencies, and coordinating and facilitating teaching for patients/family and staff in-servicing, in a manner that is consistent with established policies, standards, and philosophies of Sunny Hill Health Centre for Children and British Columbia’s Children’s Hospital. Duties Initiates and coordinates assessments, responds to patient, family, and health care member’s enquiries, providing anticipatory guidance and case management, oversees clinic bookings and liaises with other support diagnostic/health services in coordinating patient referrals. Directs the intake/access process for a team of the CDBC Program by performing duties such as receiving, collecting, and documenting child specific information related to developmental and behavioural concerns, conducting interviews and problem-solving with families and other team members, assessing the urgency and appropriateness of the referral, triaging as necessary as well as managing the waitlist. Facilitates the re-direction of referrals to other community resources, and attends intake/access meetings as required. Collaborates with other members of the health care team to evaluate family-centered patient management in the particular setting by performing activities such as reviewing patient/family history, developing individualized service plans for specific patients/families, and meeting with other members of the health care team to discuss and review the recommendations. Coordinates teaching of patients/families with a new developmental and/or behavioural diagnosis including the development of teaching resources, referring to and liaising with other health care professionals, acting as a resource for other health care professionals, identifying learning needs and conducting teaching sessions. Provides supportive case management to families by ensuring they receive assistance with patient advocacy, information regarding program, team, or community health and educational resources, and referrals to appropriate community services and/or agencies. Qualifications Education, Training, and Experience Current practicing registration with the College of Registered Nurses of British Columbia (CRNBC) Baccalaureate in Nursing or other applicable University Degree plus three years’ recent related and progressively responsible experience including previous experience working with the population and/or in a child development and rehabilitation setting or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience. The Employer will equally consider an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience (with the exception of Public Health and Preventative Nurses). CPR Training – Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS) – Level I. Valid BC Driver’s License and access to vehicle and ability to travel. Skills and Abilities Knowledge of community based services for children with developmental behavioural conditions. Excellent communication skills - both oral and written. Strong leadership and organizational skills. Ability to relate effectively to children and their families, dealing effectively with those experiencing stress and /or in crisis. Ability to collaborate and work effectively as a member of an interdisciplinary care team and function as a nursing resource. Ability to plan, deliver, and evaluate educational sessions based upon principles of adult education. Ability to identify and resolve problems using therapeutic communication strategies. Ability to work independently to organise and prioritise multiple tasks. Physical ability to perform the duties of the job. Strong computer skills, including Excel, Word, and PowerPoint and Internet Browsers.
Provincial Health Services Authority Vancouver, BC, Canada
Jun 12, 2018
Full time
BC Women’s Hospital & Health Centre (BCW)  is the only facility in British Columbia devoted primarily to the health of women, newborns, and families. It provides a broad range of specialized women’s health services that address the health needs of women of all ages and backgrounds. BC Women’s is one of the largest maternity facilities in Canada, with over 7,000 births a year, and is both the major primary and secondary maternity services provider in the Lower Mainland and the cornerstone of the provincial tertiary care system. As an academic health centre, BCW’s mandate includes providing strong leadership in research and the education and professional development of health care professionals in areas related to the health of the populations we serve. BCW  is an agency of the  Provincial Health Services Authority (PHSA) , which plans, manages, and evaluates selected specialty and province-wide health care services across BC. PHSA embodies values that reflect a commitment to excellence. These include:  Respect people • Be compassionate • Dare to innovate • Cultivate partnerships • Serve with purpose. Perinatal Clinical Educator Reference # 71375 Temporary Full Time (until April 21, 2019) Wage: $39.91 to $48.92 per hour 4500 Oak Street Vancouver, BC  Acts as clinical resource to members of the health care team, within the Acute Perinatal Program, for patient concerns and assistance with clinical problem solving.  Develops, plans and participates in clinical education programs in order to meet the initial and ongoing needs of the registered nurse. Assists the Program Manager (PM)/ Program Coordinators (PC) in supervising, monitoring and evaluating nursing care, ensuring standards of practice are met. Duties and Accountabilities Include : Contributes to the overall leadership of the clinical program by fostering a climate of continued learning, participating in the identification of the program’s education needs, goals and objectives, modelling/teaching family centred care, and developing and communicating education strategies to the PM or designate. Collaborates with other members of the clinical program team and with educators across other programs to share information, plan collaboratively, use resources efficiently, and improve the quality of care and education across the site. Facilitates competence development with staff by planning, developing, implementing, and evaluating general and program specific nursing orientation and continuing education programs. Develops and adapts educational programs and materials in collaboration with the interdisciplinary team and according to needs and priorities of the clinical program. Promotes adherence to professional and clinical nursing standards by modelling professional practice, encouraging dialogue about practice, and monitoring practice to identify learning needs. Teaches, coaches, and guides staff as they increase their knowledge and skills. Participates in the development of standards related to education for nurses by reviewing current literature and research, identifying new theories/trends and making recommendations to ensure standards are current, based on evidence and reflective of “best practices” in education.   Qualifications Education, Training, and Experience  • Baccalaureate in Nursing and three years' recent related experience including one year in an educational or leadership role, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.  • The Employer will equally consider an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience (with the exception of Public Health and Preventative Nurses).   • Current practicing registration with the College of Registered Nurses' of B.C (CRNBC)  • Completion of the Instructional Skills Workshop or Adult Education equivalent.  • Completion of the Newborn Resuscitation (NRP) Instructor Program and current Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) certification.  Skills and Abilities  • Sound knowledge of current practice approaches and “Best Practice” standards both in the delivery of perinatal nursing care and the provision of clinical education to professional nursing staff and others.  • Ability to effectively communicate, both verbally and in writing.  • Ability to assess individual and group learning needs and develop/deliver educational programs.   • Ability to plan, deliver, and evaluate educational sessions and programs.  • Effective interpersonal, leadership, and organizational skills.  • Ability to operate related equipment.  • Demonstrated interest and progress in professional development (i.e. completion of course, workshops etc).  • Ability to teach and lead small and large group sessions.  • Physical ability to carry out the duties of the position.  • Ability to maintain current knowledge and skills in relevant clinical areas and adult education. We invite you to apply by clicking on the  "Apply Online Now"  button where you can register for the first time or enter your Username and Password in order to re-access your profile on our system.  ATTN: PHSA Employees:   To be considered as a PHSA employee (internal applicant) for this position, you must apply online via your internal profile at  http://internaljobs.phsa.ca   Please note the internal job posting has already expired; please contact the Internal Jobs Help Desk and advise that you would like to be considered as a late internal applicant for this position. Please do not apply for the external job posting. If you have not registered your internal profile, a temporary password is required to log in for the first time. To obtain your temporary password, please contact the Internal Jobs Help Desk at 604-875-7264 or 1-855-875-7264. Please note regular business hours are Monday – Friday (excluding stats), 8:30am to 4:30pm. For inquiries outside of regular business hours, please email the Internal Jobs Help Desk at  internaljobshelpu@phsa.ca   and a Help Desk Representative will contact you the next business day. Applications will be accepted until this position has been filled.  For more information on all that PHSA has to offer, please visit  http://jobs.phsa.ca For more information on BC Women’s Hospital & Health Centre, please visit:  www.bcwomens.ca . PHSA is committed to employment equity and hires on the basis of merit. We encourage applications from all qualified individuals, including Aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities and members of visible minorities.
Provincial Health Services Authority Oliver, BC, Canada
Jun 11, 2018
Full time
Correctional Health Services (CHS) is an integral part of British Columbia’s health care system and the newest service of BC Mental Health & Substance Use Services, an agency of the Provincial Health Services Authority. We provide health services at all 10 Correctional Centres across British Columbia, located in: - Chilliwack, Kamloops, Maple Ridge, Nanaimo, Oliver,  Port Coquitlam, Prince George, Surrey, Victoria  Working alongside other health care experts on a supportive and inter-professional team, you will provide quality care for clients and help them live an active life during their time in custody and as they reintegrate into the community. We are looking for talented RNs to join our team at the  Okanagan Correctional Centre in Oliver BC  to help us improve access to primary health care as well as mental health and substance use support for clients in correctional centres. We have casual Clinic Nurse roles available today! T his new model of health care provides the opportunity for you to grow your expertise as a primary care nurse in an environment where you’re supported from day one, and where leaders and colleagues across disciplines will have your back. Be part of a team where you can live and work in your community, positively influence an incarcerated individual’s journey down a new path, and see the difference you can make as you serve the diverse populations of the BC Corrections system. Apply for a position with us today by clicking on the   “Apply Now”   button where you can register for the first time or enter your username and password in order to re-access your profile on our system. Applications will be accepted until positions are filled. For more information contact us at  chsrecruitment@phsa.ca . PHSA together with BC Mental Health and Substance Use Services (BCMHSUS) took on responsibility for the delivery of health care services in BC Corrections facilities in October 2017. PHSA is mandated to improve the quality and continuity of care for clients across the province during their time in correctional facilities and as they reintegrate into the community. This will help to improve access to primary health care, as well as mental health and substance use supports, key needs that have been identified not just in BC, but internationally. The Provincial Health Services Authority (PHSA) plans, manages and evaluates selected specialty and province wide health care services across BC, working with the five geographic health authorities to deliver province-wide solutions that improve the health of British Columbians. PHSA embodies values that reflect a commitment to excellence. These include:  Respect people • Be compassionate • Dare to innovate • Cultivate partnerships • Serve with purpose   PHSA is committed to employment equity and hires on the basis of merit. We encourage applications from all qualified individuals, including Aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities and members of visible minorities.
Provincial Health Services Authority Oliver, BC, Canada
Jun 08, 2018
Full time
As part of the provincial mental health services continuum,  BC Mental Health & Substance Use Services (BCMHSUS)  provides a diverse range of specialized, "one-of-a-kind" tertiary mental health and substance use services to adults across the province. These include services located at the Forensic Psychiatric Hospital and six regional clinics, the Burnaby Centre for Mental Health & Addiction, and Heartwood Centre for Women. In addition to delivering these clinical services, BCMHSUS provides provincial leadership for system-wide improvement through its work in: health promotion and illness prevention; knowledge exchange; and research and academic teaching. BCMHSUS is an agency of the Provincial Health Services Authority (PHSA), which plans, manages and evaluates selected specialty and province-wide health care services across BC. PHSA embodies values that reflect a commitment to excellence. These include:   Respect people • Be compassionate • Dare to innovate • Cultivate partnerships • Serve with purpose.   Clinic Nurse, BC Correctional Health Services Reference # 71488 Regular Full Time Wage $33.56 – 44.06 Hourly Work Schedule 0700-1730 / 1230-2300 200 Enterprise Way, Oliver, BC In accordance with the Mission, Vision and Values, and strategic directions of Provincial Health Services Authority patient safety is a priority and a responsibility shared by everyone at PHSA, and as such, the requirement to continuously improve quality and safety is inherent in all aspects of this position. The Clinic Nurse provides trauma informed nursing care to clients with physical or mental health needs and/or concurrent psychiatric and/or substance abuse/misuse disorders. Provides direct health care services to clients presenting with a wide variety and complexity of acute and chronic illnesses/diseases, including communicable diseases, substance dependency, mental health and general health issues. Performs physical, substance use and psychiatric assessments, refers clients to the physician for further examination, administers prescribed treatments and medications. Observes, monitors, evaluates and documents client progress, symptoms, and behavioral changes and performs a variety of health care interventions. Provides education and support to clients/groups using a health promotion approach. Works collaboratively with the interdisciplinary team, other health care professionals, clients, families and the community. Performs job duties through a Trauma Informed Care Framework and Indigenous Cultural lens.   Duties Provides direct trauma informed health care services to clients presenting with a wide variety and complexity of illnesses/diseases including communicable diseases, substance dependency, mental health and general health issues. Performs physical, substance use and psychiatric assessments, collects specimens, refers clients to the physician for further examination, administers prescribed treatments and medications according to protocols and makes appropriate adjustments. Triages Health Service Requests from clients and makes appropriate treatment plan or referrals Observes, monitors, evaluates and documents client progress, symptoms, and behavioral changes and performs a variety of health care interventions utilizing nursing skills and medical equipment including therapeutic interventions using a variety of modalities. Initiates and facilitates discharge planning in collaboration with the interprofessional treatment team; identifies referrals to other health professionals. Provides education and support to clients and groups using a health promotion approach regarding matters such as contraception, birth control, sexually transmitted diseases, upper respiratory tract infections, urinary tract infections and minor dermatology problems. Works collaboratively with other health care professionals, client, family and community in the identification and resolution of health issues, cultural and language barriers, ethical dilemmas and coordination and integration of care, and makes referrals to other service providers as appropriate. Maintains accurate computerized and paper records in accordance with established procedures and policies; prepares and maintains statistical information, correspondence, reports and other documentation. Documents patient/family perspectives and nursing observations. Qualifications Education, Training and Experience Current practicing registration as a Registered Psychiatric Nurse with the College of Registered Psychiatric Nurses of British Columbia (CRPNBC) or as a Registered Nurse with the College of Registered Nurses of British Columbia (CRNBC). Two 2 years’ recent experience providing trauma informed acute or community health nursing care/services to patients who have a combination of physical, psychiatric and/or concurrent substance abuse/misuse disorders or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience. Occupational First Aid Level 2 certification (OFA Level 3 certification for positions at the Ford Mountain Correctional Centre) Skills and Abilities Working knowledge of community health nursing theory including mental health and addictions, communicable diseases and practice within a patient/family-centered approach. Working knowledge of CRNBC's Standards for Nursing Practice. Knowledge of the BC Mental Health Act, other facilities and community resources. Working knowledge of facilitation, mediation, and conflict resolution techniques. Demonstrated ability to adjust to new or unexpected events Demonstrated case management, teaching/training, clinical support and consultation skills. Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing. Demonstrated ability to work both independently and collaboratively as a member of an interprofessional team Demonstrated skill in CPR techniques. Ability to carry out the physical demands of the job. Skilled in the use of equipment, and in the techniques appropriate for treatment. Basic computer literacy to operate a computerized patient care information system and word processing, spreadsheet, Internet and e-mail software. Applications will be accepted until position is filled. For more information on all that the PHSA has to offer, please visit:  http://jobs.phsa.ca    For more information about the Agency that you are interested in, please visit the website at  www.bcmhsus.ca PHSA is committed to employment equity and hires on the basis of merit. We encourage applications from all qualified individuals, including Aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities and members of visible minorities.  
Provincial Health Services Authority Oliver, BC, Canada
Jun 08, 2018
Temporary
As part of the provincial mental health services continuum,  BC Mental Health & Substance Use Services (BCMHSUS)  provides a diverse range of specialized, "one-of-a-kind" tertiary mental health and substance use services to adults across the province. These include services located at the Forensic Psychiatric Hospital and six regional clinics, the Burnaby Centre for Mental Health & Addiction, and Heartwood Centre for Women. In addition to delivering these clinical services, BCMHSUS provides provincial leadership for system-wide improvement through its work in: health promotion and illness prevention; knowledge exchange; and research and academic teaching.   BCMHSUS is an agency of the Provincial Health Services Authority (PHSA), which plans, manages and evaluates selected specialty and province-wide health care services across BC. PHSA embodies values that reflect a commitment to excellence. These include:   Respect people • Be compassionate • Dare to innovate • Cultivate partnerships • Serve with purpose.   Clinic Nurse, BC Correctional Health Services – Oliver Reference # 70456 Temporary Full Time (May 2018 – September 2018) Wage $33.56 – 44.06 Hourly Work Schedule 0700-1730 1230-2300 200 Enterprise Way, Oliver, BC   In accordance with the Mission, Vision and Values, and strategic directions of Provincial Health Services Authority patient safety is a priority and a responsibility shared by everyone at PHSA, and as such, the requirement to continuously improve quality and safety is inherent in all aspects of this position. The Clinic Nurse provides trauma informed nursing care to clients with physical or mental health needs and/or concurrent psychiatric and/or substance abuse/misuse disorders. Provides direct health care services to clients presenting with a wide variety and complexity of acute and chronic illnesses/diseases, including communicable diseases, substance dependency, mental health and general health issues. Performs physical, substance use and psychiatric assessments, refers clients to the physician for further examination, administers prescribed treatments and medications. Observes, monitors, evaluates and documents client progress, symptoms, and behavioral changes and performs a variety of health care interventions. Provides education and support to clients/groups using a health promotion approach. Works collaboratively with the interdisciplinary team, other health care professionals, clients, families and the community. Performs job duties through a Trauma Informed Care Framework and Indigenous Cultural lens.   Duties Provides direct trauma informed health care services to clients presenting with a wide variety and complexity of illnesses/diseases including communicable diseases, substance dependency, mental health and general health issues. Performs physical, substance use and psychiatric assessments, collects specimens, refers clients to the physician for further examination, administers prescribed treatments and medications according to protocols and makes appropriate adjustments. Triages Health Service Requests from clients and makes appropriate treatment plan or referrals, Observes, monitors, evaluates and documents client progress, symptoms, and behavioral changes and performs a variety of health care interventions utilizing nursing skills and medical equipment including therapeutic interventions using a variety of modalities. Initiates and facilitates discharge planning in collaboration with the interprofessional treatment team; identifies referrals to other health professionals. Provides education and support to clients and groups using a health promotion approach regarding matters such as contraception, birth control, sexually transmitted diseases, upper respiratory tract infections, urinary tract infections and minor dermatology problems. Works collaboratively with other health care professionals, client, family and community in the identification and resolution of health issues, cultural and language barriers, ethical dilemmas and coordination and integration of care, and makes referrals to other service providers as appropriate. Maintains accurate computerized and paper records in accordance with established procedures and policies; prepares and maintains statistical information, correspondence, reports and other documentation. Documents patient/family perspectives and nursing observations.   Qualifications   Education, Training and Experience Current practicing registration as a Registered Psychiatric Nurse with the College of Registered Psychiatric Nurses of British Columbia (CRPNBC) or as a Registered Nurse with the College of Registered Nurses of British Columbia (CRNBC). Two 2 years’ recent experience providing trauma informed acute or community health nursing care/services to patients who have a combination of physical, psychiatric and/or concurrent substance abuse/misuse disorders or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience. Occupational First Aid Level 2 certification (OFA Level 3 certification for positions at the Ford Mountain Correctional Centre) Skills and Abilities Working knowledge of community health nursing theory including mental health and addictions, communicable diseases and practice within a patient/family-centered approach. Working knowledge of CRNBC's Standards for Nursing Practice. Knowledge of the BC Mental Health Act, other facilities and community resources. Working knowledge of facilitation, mediation, and conflict resolution techniques. Demonstrated ability to adjust to new or unexpected events Demonstrated case management, teaching/training, clinical support and consultation skills. Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing. Demonstrated ability to work both independently and collaboratively as a member of an interprofessional team Demonstrated skill in CPR techniques. Ability to carry out the physical demands of the job. Skilled in the use of equipment, and in the techniques appropriate for treatment. Basic computer literacy to operate a computerized patient care information system and word processing, spreadsheet, Internet and e-mail software.   Applications will be accepted until position is filled.    For more information on all that the PHSA has to offer, please visit:  http://jobs.phsa.ca      For more information about the Agency that you are interested in, please visit the website at  www.bcmhsus.ca   PHSA is committed to employment equity and hires on the basis of merit. We encourage applications from all qualified individuals, including Aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities and members of visible minorities.
Provincial Health Services Authority Vancouver, BC, Canada
Jun 05, 2018
Temporary
BC Cancer  is committed to reducing the incidence of cancer, reducing the mortality from cancer, and improving the quality of life of those living with cancer. BC Cancer provides a comprehensive cancer control program for the people of British Columbia in partnership with regional health authorities to deliver a range of cancer services, which include prevention, screening and early detection, diagnosis and treatment, research, education, supportive care, rehabilitation and palliative care. It operates six regional cancer centres in Surrey, Kelowna, Vancouver, Victoria, Abbotsford and Prince George, along with two research centres that conduct research into the causes and cures for cancer.   BC Cancer  is an agency of the Provincial Health Services Authority (PHSA) which plans, manages and evaluates specialty and province-wide health care services across BC.  PHSA embodies values that reflect a commitment to excellence.    T hese include: Patients first • Respect people • Be compassionate • Dare to innovate • Cultivate partnerships • Serve with purpose.   Nurse Practitioner - Lung Tumour Group Reference # 70870 Temporary Full Time (Until May 2019) Vancouver, BC Nurse Practitioners collaborate with clients and other health professionals to identify and assess trends and patterns that have implications for clients, families and communities; develop and implement population and evidence based strategies to improve health and participate in policy-making activities that influence health services and practices.  As professionals, they participate in peer review and self review to evaluate the outcome of their services at the client, community and population level.  They are responsible for their professional development and maintaining competence and registration as a nurse practitioner.  Duties/Accountabilities Diagnoses and treats previously undiagnosed clients for undifferentiated diseases, illnesses and conditions within the Nurse Practitioner’s scope of practice; orders appropriate screening diagnostic investigations; interprets reports of investigations and analyzes information to monitor progress and plan treatment. As part of the multidisciplinary team, develops and implements treatment plans. Writes orders for treatment and medications; makes patient rounds as appropriate and monitors ongoing care; provides first line care in emergencies. Establishes priorities for management of health conditions; provides follow-up treatment; communicates with clients and families about health findings, diagnoses and prognoses; supports and counsels clients in their personal responses to diseases, disorders and conditions. Collaborates and/or consults with physicians or other health care and social service providers as appropriate to assess and diagnose client status.  Accepts referrals from, or makes referrals to, physicians and other health professionals.  Prescribes drugs within the statutory and regulatory standards, limits and conditions for Nurse Practitioners and within applicable employer policies and procedures.  Applies knowledge of pharmacology and evidence based practice in selecting, prescribing, administering and monitoring the effects of drugs to treat diseases disorders, conditions or injuries. Participates in research contributing to improved patient care and advances in nursing, health policy development and population health. Synthesizes qualitative and quantitative data from a variety of sources about determinants of health; maintains population health focus by participating in and implementing evidence based screening and health promotion for populations at risk and implements population based harm reduction strategies. Participates in interdisciplinary staff, including NP & nursing, education and professional development through case presentations, mentoring, role modeling and facilitating the exchange of knowledge in the classroom, the clinical setting and the community; fosters effective health care partnerships. Develops, implements and evaluates policies and procedures related to nursing and interdisciplinary practice, and identifies and responds appropriately to legal and ethical issues that may arise in patient care. Assigns work to other nursing and health care personnel; hires staff, provides supervision and evaluates staff performance if required. Performs other duties as required.  Qualifications: Current registration as a Nurse Practitioner with the College of Registered Nurses of British Columbia (CRNBC). Must be eligible to complete the Objective Structured Clinical Examination (OSCE) through the College of Registered Nurses of British Columbia (CRNBC). Minimum of (4) years of recent, relevant clinical nursing experience. Ability to perform the full scope of Nurse Practitioner duties and responsibilities.  Able to define and articulate the specific areas of practice and client population for whom the NP is competent to provide health care services. Able to self-direct, interact, and adapt effectively with other professionals in complex, dynamic situations. Ability to communicate and collaborate with patients and families about health findings, diagnosis, treatment, self care and prognosis.  Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively and build relationships with nurses and other health professionals and disciplines using a variety of communication strategies. Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to lead a team and work within a team.  Demonstrated ability to transfer knowledge, teach coach and mentor others; ability to implement and evaluate planned change. Able to critically assess and evaluate health research literature to determine best practices; ability to introduce education and evidence based research into practice areas.  Skill in assessing and recognizing population health trends; able to plan and implement strategies for population based prevention and health promotion.  Able to supervise others and evaluate the care they deliver as required. We invite you to apply by clicking on the link below, then on the  “ Apply Now " button where you can register for the first time or enter your Username and Password in order to re-access your profile on our system. https://jobs.phsa.ca/job/vancouver/nurse-practitioner-vancouver-centre/909/8134913   Applications will be accepted until position is filled. For more information on all that the PHSA has to offer, please visit:  http://jobs.phsa.ca For more information on the agency that you are interested in, please visit:  www.bccancer.bc.ca PHSA is committed to employment equity and hires on the basis of merit. We encourage applications from all qualified individuals, including Aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities and members of visible minorities
Provincial Health Services Authority Vancouver, BC, Canada
Jun 05, 2018
Temporary
BC Cancer  is committed to reducing the incidence of cancer, reducing the mortality from cancer, and improving the quality of life of those living with cancer. BC Cancer provides a comprehensive cancer control program for the people of British Columbia in partnership with regional health authorities to deliver a range of cancer services, which include prevention, screening and early detection, diagnosis and treatment, research, education, supportive care, rehabilitation and palliative care. It operates six regional cancer centres in Surrey, Kelowna, Vancouver, Victoria, Abbotsford and Prince George, along with two research centres that conduct research into the causes and cures for cancer.   BC Cancer  is an agency of the Provincial Health Services Authority (PHSA) which plans, manages and evaluates specialty and province-wide health care services across BC.  PHSA embodies values that reflect a commitment to excellence.    T hese include: Patients first • Respect people • Be compassionate • Dare to innovate • Cultivate partnerships • Serve with purpose.  Nurse Practitioner  Reference # 71159 Temporary Full Time (Until May 2020) Vancouver, BC  Nurse Practitioners collaborate with clients and other health professionals to identify and assess trends and patterns that have implications for clients, families and communities; develop and implement population and evidence based strategies to improve health and participate in policy-making activities that influence health services and practices.  As professionals, they participate in peer review and self review to evaluate the outcome of their services at the client, community and population level.  They are responsible for their professional development and maintaining competence and registration as a nurse practitioner Duties/Accountabilities Diagnoses and treats previously undiagnosed clients for undifferentiated diseases, illnesses and conditions within the Nurse Practitioner’s scope of practice; orders appropriate screening diagnostic investigations; interprets reports of investigations and analyzes information to monitor progress and plan treatment. As part of the multidisciplinary team, develops and implements treatment plans. Writes orders for treatment and medications; makes patient rounds as appropriate and monitors ongoing care; provides first line care in emergencies. Establishes priorities for management of health conditions; provides follow-up treatment; communicates with clients and families about health findings, diagnoses and prognoses; supports and counsels clients in their personal responses to diseases, disorders and conditions. Collaborates and/or consults with physicians or other health care and social service providers as appropriate to assess and diagnose client status.  Accepts referrals from, or makes referrals to, physicians and other health professionals.  Prescribes drugs within the statutory and regulatory standards, limits and conditions for Nurse Practitioners and within applicable employer policies and procedures.  Applies knowledge of pharmacology and evidence based practice in selecting, prescribing, administering and monitoring the effects of drugs to treat diseases disorders, conditions or injuries. Participates in research contributing to improved patient care and advances in nursing, health policy development and population health. Synthesizes qualitative and quantitative data from a variety of sources about determinants of health; maintains population health focus by participating in and implementing evidence based screening and health promotion for populations at risk and implements population based harm reduction strategies. Participates in interdisciplinary staff, including NP & nursing, education and professional development through case presentations, mentoring, role modeling and facilitating the exchange of knowledge in the classroom, the clinical setting and the community; fosters effective health care partnerships. Develops, implements and evaluates policies and procedures related to nursing and interdisciplinary practice, and identifies and responds appropriately to legal and ethical issues that may arise in patient care. Assigns work to other nursing and health care personnel; hires staff, provides supervision and evaluates staff performance if required. Performs other duties as required.  Qualifications: Current registration as a Nurse Practitioner with the College of Registered Nurses of British Columbia (CRNBC). Must be eligible to complete the Objective Structured Clinical Examination (OSCE) through the College of Registered Nurses of British Columbia (CRNBC). Minimum of (4) years of recent, relevant clinical nursing experience.  Ability to perform the full scope of Nurse Practitioner duties and responsibilities.  Able to define and articulate the specific areas of practice and client population for whom the NP is competent to provide health care services. Able to self-direct, interact, and adapt effectively with other professionals in complex, dynamic situations. Ability to communicate and collaborate with patients and families about health findings, diagnosis, treatment, self care and prognosis.  Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively and build relationships with nurses and other health professionals and disciplines using a variety of communication strategies. Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to lead a team and work within a team.  Demonstrated ability to transfer knowledge, teach coach and mentor others; ability to implement and evaluate planned change. Able to critically assess and evaluate health research literature to determine best practices; ability to introduce education and evidence based research into practice areas.  Skill in assessing and recognizing population health trends; able to plan and implement strategies for population based prevention and health promotion.  Able to supervise others and evaluate the care they deliver as required. We invite you to apply by clicking on the link below, then on the  “ Apply Now " button where you can register for the first time or enter your Username and Password in order to re-access your profile on our system. https://jobs.phsa.ca/job/vancouver/nurse-practitioner-vancouver-centre/909/8208403   Applications will be accepted until position is filled. For more information on all that the PHSA has to offer, please visit:  http://jobs.phsa.ca For more information on the agency that you are interested in, please visit:  www.bccancer.bc.ca PHSA is committed to employment equity and hires on the basis of merit. We encourage applications from all qualified individuals, including Aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities and members of visible minorities
Provincial Health Services Authority Vancouver, BC, Canada
Jun 01, 2018
Full time
BC Children's Hospital (BCCH)  cares for the province's most acutely ill or injured children and youth, provides developmental and rehabilitation services to children and youth throughout BC, and offers a broad range of health services. Sunny Hill Health Centre for Children (SHHC), a leading provincial facility offering specialized services to children and youth with developmental disabilities from birth to age 19, works collaboratively with BCCH. SHHC focuses on the child and their family while supporting health care professionals in their community. BCCH also operates a wide number of specialized health programs, is a leading acute care teaching facility, and conducts research to advance health and care through the BC Children’s Hospital Research Institute and in partnership with the University of British Columbia.   BCCH  is an agency of  the Provincial Health Services Authority (PHSA)  which plans, manages and evaluates specialty and province-wide health care services across BC. PHSA embodies values that reflect a commitment to excellence. These include:  • Respect people • Be compassionate • Dare to innovate • Cultivate partnerships • Serve with purpose.   Nurse Clinician Case Manager – Sunny Hill Health Centre for Children Reference #70725  Regular Full Time Wage $39.91 – 48.92 Hourly Work Schedule 0830-1630 3644 Slocan Street, Vancouver   Reporting to the Nursing Support Services (NSS) Program Manager, the Nurse Clinician Case Manager is responsible for initiating, facilitating and coordinating health care plans in collaboration with families, health professionals and community professionals/agencies for children with complex medical conditions living in their home communities.  Activities include intake and referral triaging, coordinating and facilitating teaching and support for children/youth and their families and liaising with acute care and community agencies in a manner that is consistent with established policies, standards and philosophies of Nursing Support Services and British Columbia’s Children’s Hospital.   Qualifications Education, Training and Experience  Current practicing registration with the College of Registered Nurses of British Columbia (CRNBC) Baccalaureate in Nursing plus three years recent related and progressively responsible experience in tertiary pediatric nursing or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.  The Employer will equally consider an equivalent combination of education, training and experience (with the exception of Public Health and Preventative Nurses).   CPR Training – Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS) – Level I.  Valid BC Driver’s License and access to vehicle and ability to travel   Skills and Abilities Knowledge of community based services for children with complex medical conditions.  Comprehensive knowledge of the CRNBC and CLPNBC standards for Nursing Practice.  Comprehensive skill and expertise in tertiary pediatric services and related issues  Excellent communication skills, both oral and written.  Strong leadership and organizational skills.  Ability to relate effectively to children and their families, dealing effectively with those experiencing stress and /or in crisis.  Ability to collaborate and work effectively as a member of an interdisciplinary care team and function as a nursing resource.  Ability to identify and resolve problems using therapeutic communication strategies.  Ability to work independently to organise and prioritise multiple tasks.  Physical ability to perform the duties of the job.  Strong computer skills, including Excel, Word and PowerPoint and Internet Browsers. Applications will be accepted until position is filled. Link to apply: https://jobs.phsa.ca/job/vancouver/nurse-clinician-case-manager-sunny-hill-health-centre/909/8104669      For more information on all that the PHSA has to offer, please visit:  http://jobs.phsa.ca      For more information about the Agency that you are interested in, please visit the website at  http://www.bcchildrens.ca/   PHSA is committed to employment equity and hires on the basis of merit. We encourage applications from all qualified individuals, including Aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities and members of visible minorities.  
Provincial Health Services Authority Victoria, BC, Canada
May 29, 2018
Full time
As part of the provincial mental health services continuum,  BC Mental Health & Substance Use Services (BCMHSUS)  provides a diverse range of specialized, "one-of-a-kind" tertiary mental health and substance use services to adults across the province. These include services located at the Forensic Psychiatric Hospital and six regional clinics, the Burnaby Centre for Mental Health & Addiction, and Heartwood Centre for Women. In addition to delivering these clinical services, BCMHSUS provides provincial leadership for system-wide improvement through its work in: health promotion and illness prevention; knowledge exchange; and research and academic teaching.   BCMHSUS is an agency of the Provincial Health Services Authority (PHSA), which plans, manages and evaluates selected specialty and province-wide health care services across BC. PHSA embodies values that reflect a commitment to excellence. These include:   Respect people • Be compassionate • Dare to innovate • Cultivate partnerships • Serve with purpose.   Forensic Community & Liaison Nurse Reference # 70567 Regular Full Time Wage $34.31 – $44.81 Hourly Work Schedule 0830 - 1630, Monday to Friday 2840 Nanaimo Street, Victoria   In accordance with the Mission, Vision and Values, and strategic directions of Provincial Health Services Authority patient safety is a priority and a responsibility shared by everyone at PHSA, and as such, the requirement to continuously improve quality and safety is inherent in all aspects of this position. Within the context of a biopsychosocial framework and in accordance with the with the College of Registered Nurses’ of BC (CRNBC) or the College of Registered Psychiatric Nurses of BC (CRPNBC) standards of professional practice and Code of Ethics, the Forensic Community & Liaison Nurse (FC&LN) works under the general direction of the Regional Clinic Manager, with the clinical guidance of a treatment team leader and access to the Professional Practice Leader, Nursing, as part of a multidisciplinary forensic psychiatric community mental health team to provide a defined range of community forensic mental health nursing services to Mentally Disordered individuals in conflict with the law and to clients who are referred to Forensic Psychiatric Regional Programs. The FC&LN carries out nursing psychiatric/psychological assessments and treatment services to adults who are subject to a legal order for criminal offences (probation, bail, provincial parole, conditional sentence) and provides assertive case coordination services to high-risk mentally disordered offenders, and supervisees and coordinates services to adults found Not Criminally Responsible due to Mental Disorder (NCRMD) or Unfit to Stand Trial Duties Conducts initial intake and ongoing biopsychosocial nursing psychiatric assessments including current mental status examinations, general assessments of physical health, special needs/precautions, and completes all related assessment tools as per policy. Identifies, develops and implements an Integrated Treatment Plan (ITP) based on the evaluation of clinical risk and need through the completion of the Short-term Assessment of Risk & Treatability (START). Ensures the Regional Clinic Manager is informed of emerging problems, unusual circumstances, plans of action, and legal issues concerning assigned clients. Screens to determine whether referral to or liaison with other agencies is required and whether appropriate community options exist. Provides community case coordination and advocacy services for clients by methods such as communicating and monitoring client contacts with mental health teams, private psychiatrists, family physicians, probation, other specialists, and social service agencies that are involved in the provision of services to the client to ensure continuity of care and sharing of pertinent information; establishing and maintaining excellent working relationships with all resources; communicating closely with treating psychiatrists/psychologists to ensure ongoing evaluation and effective treatment; and working in collaboration with other community resources to meet the client’s need for assistance including financial, housing, medical and psychiatric care, substance abuse intervention, family support, employment/skills training opportunities, life skills training, transportation, and prosocial/recreational programs. Maintains concise and accurate documentation of relevant information on client files in accordance with FPSC policy standards to meet regulatory requirements and provide evidence and rationale to support findings and treatment plan such as compiling pertinent background information for clinical case planning and collecting information to assist psychiatrists/psychologists in the preparation of reports for the Courts. Provides written reports and summaries as per FPSC policy, standards and guidelines. Provides nursing services, information and support, and short-term, time-limited follow-up as required by methods such as addressing immediate social or mental health needs, providing counseling/therapeutic support to individual clients and their families, and acting as a group co-facilitator as required; assisting with finding shelter, food, financial assistance, medication or referral to other appropriate resources; administering medications and assessing their effectiveness, monitoring client for presence of side effects such as extrapyramidal symptoms (EPS), tardive dyskinesia and other movement disorders related to psychoactive medications, providing information on medication management, including teaching the client about benefits and possible side effects; and giving advice and information about mental illness, personality disorders, range of treatment options available, court process, community options, and resources and education on mental illness.   Qualifications  Education, Training and Experience  Diploma in Nursing or Psychiatric Nursing. Two (2) years recent, related experience working with individuals in the community with severe and persistent psychiatric illness. Current practicing registration with the College of Registered Nurses of British Columbia (CRNBC) or the College of Registered Psychiatric Nurses of British Columbia (CRPNBC). Valid BC Drivers License. Local area travel may require the use of a personal vehicle. Current Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) Certificate.   Skills and Abilities  Broad knowledge of nursing theory and Forensic Psychiatric Nursing practice Broad knowledge of CRNBC or CRPNBC standards of professional practice and Code of Ethics. Broad knowledge of other facilities and community resources. Broad knowledge of other health care disciplines and their role in client care. Broad knowledge of Bill C30 and the Provincial Court system. Broad knowledge of psychopharmacology (indications and side-effects). Demonstrated ability in nursing practice related to assessment of behaviour, risk and to assisting clients to regain/improve their coping abilities. Demonstrated ability to conduct biopsychosocial psychiatric assessments, provide treatment planning, and to apply knowledge of theory and practice to a case management process. Demonstrated ability to assess clients’ responses to care and to respond appropriately. Demonstrated ability to adjust to new or unexpected events and to problem solve Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, with clients and their families, colleagues, physicians, and other health care staff. Demonstrated listening and information seeking skills that promotes communication and lead to a co-operative approach to problem solving within a multidisciplinary setting. Demonstrated ability to work both independently and collaboratively as a member of a multidisciplinary team. Demonstrated ability to deal effectively with conflict situations, manage aggressive behaviour and use non-violent crisis intervention and behavioural management techniques. Demonstrated ability to establish workload priorities in collaboration with others in a complex health care environment. Demonstrated ability to provide leadership, work direction, and effective consultation. Demonstrated ability to teach, demonstrate and coach clients and co-workers both one-on-one and in groups. Demonstrated skill in CPR techniques. Basic computer literacy to operate a computerized client care information system and word processing, Internet and e-mail software. Ability to operate related equipment. Physical ability to carry out the duties of the position.   Applications will be accepted until position is filled. Please click ‘Apply Now’ at https://jobs.phsa.ca/job/victoria/forensic-community-and-liaison-nurse/909/8071614      For more information on all that the PHSA has to offer, please visit:  http://jobs.phsa.ca      For more information about the Agency that you are interested in, please visit the website at  www.bcmhsus.ca   PHSA is committed to employment equity and hires on the basis of merit. We encourage applications from all qualified individuals, including Aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities and members of visible minorities.
Provincial Health Services Authority Abbotsford, BC, Canada
May 24, 2018
Temporary
BC Cancer  is committed to reducing the incidence of cancer, reducing the mortality from cancer, and improving the quality of life of those living with cancer. BC Cancer provides a comprehensive cancer control program for the people of British Columbia in partnership with regional health authorities to deliver a range of cancer services, which include prevention, screening and early detection, diagnosis and treatment, research, education, supportive care, rehabilitation and palliative care. It operates six regional cancer centres in Surrey, Kelowna, Vancouver, Victoria, Abbotsford and Prince George, along with two research centres that conduct research into the causes and cures for cancer.    BC Cancer  is an agency of the Provincial Health Services Authority (PHSA) which plans, manages and evaluates specialty and province-wide health care services across BC.  PHSA embodies values that reflect a commitment to excellence.    T hese include: Patients first • Respect people • Be compassionate • Dare to innovate • Cultivate partnerships • Serve with purpose.      Nurse Practitioner - Pain and Symptom Management Reference # 70872 Temporary Full Time (Until June 2019) Abbotsford, BC   Nurse Practitioners collaborate with clients and other health professionals to identify and assess trends and patterns that have implications for clients, families and communities; develop and implement population and evidence based strategies to improve health and participate in policy-making activities that influence health services and practices.  As professionals, they participate in peer review and self review to evaluate the outcome of their services at the client, community and population level.  They are responsible for their professional development and maintaining competence and registration as a nurse practitioner   Duties/Accountabilities   Diagnoses and treats previously undiagnosed clients for undifferentiated diseases, illnesses and conditions within the Nurse Practitioner’s scope of practice; orders appropriate screening diagnostic investigations; interprets reports of investigations and analyzes information to monitor progress and plan treatment. As part of the multidisciplinary team, develops and implements treatment plans. Writes orders for treatment and medications; makes patient rounds as appropriate and monitors ongoing care; provides first line care in emergencies. Establishes priorities for management of health conditions; provides follow-up treatment; communicates with clients and families about health findings, diagnoses and prognoses; supports and counsels clients in their personal responses to diseases, disorders and conditions. Collaborates and/or consults with physicians or other health care and social service providers as appropriate to assess and diagnose client status.  Accepts referrals from, or makes referrals to, physicians and other health professionals.  Prescribes drugs within the statutory and regulatory standards, limits and conditions for Nurse Practitioners and within applicable employer policies and procedures.  Applies knowledge of pharmacology and evidence based practice in selecting, prescribing, administering and monitoring the effects of drugs to treat diseases disorders, conditions or injuries. Participates in research contributing to improved patient care and advances in nursing, health policy development and population health. Synthesizes qualitative and quantitative data from a variety of sources about determinants of health; maintains population health focus by participating in and implementing evidence based screening and health promotion for populations at risk and implements population based harm reduction strategies. Participates in interdisciplinary staff, including NP & nursing, education and professional development through case presentations, mentoring, role modeling and facilitating the exchange of knowledge in the classroom, the clinical setting and the community; fosters effective health care partnerships. Develops, implements and evaluates policies and procedures related to nursing and interdisciplinary practice, and identifies and responds appropriately to legal and ethical issues that may arise in patient care. Assigns work to other nursing and health care personnel; hires staff, provides supervision and evaluates staff performance if required. Performs other duties as required.  Qualifications:    Current registration as a Nurse Practitioner with the College of Registered Nurses of British Columbia (CRNBC). Must be eligible to complete the Objective Structured Clinical Examination (OSCE) through the College of Registered Nurses of British Columbia (CRNBC). Minimum of (4) years of recent, relevant clinical nursing experience.   Ability to perform the full scope of Nurse Practitioner duties and responsibilities.  Able to define and articulate the specific areas of practice and client population for whom the NP is competent to provide health care services. Able to self-direct, interact, and adapt effectively with other professionals in complex, dynamic situations. Ability to communicate and collaborate with patients and families about health findings, diagnosis, treatment, self care and prognosis.  Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively and build relationships with nurses and other health professionals and disciplines using a variety of communication strategies. Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to lead a team and work within a team.  Demonstrated ability to transfer knowledge, teach coach and mentor others; ability to implement and evaluate planned change. Able to critically assess and evaluate health research literature to determine best practices; ability to introduce education and evidence based research into practice areas.  Skill in assessing and recognizing population health trends; able to plan and implement strategies for population based prevention and health promotion.  Able to supervise others and evaluate the care they deliver as required.  We invite you to apply by clicking on the link below, then on the  “ Apply Online Now " button where you can register for the first time or enter your Username and Password in order to re-access your profile on our system.   https://www.brainhunter.com/frontoffice/seekerViewJobDetailAction.do?sitecode=pl355&jobId=2304482&page=search&external=   Applications will be accepted until position is filled.   For more information on all that the PHSA has to offer, please visit:  http://jobs.phsa.ca   For more information on the agency that you are interested in, please visit:  www.bccancer.bc.ca      PHSA is committed to employment equity and hires on the basis of merit. We encourage applications from all qualified individuals, including Aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities and members of visible minorities