Provincial Health Services Authority

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Provincial Health Services Authority
Sep 16, 2019
Full time
  The Nurse Practitioner is responsible and accountable for the comprehensive assessment of patients and clients including diagnosing diseases, disorders and conditions. The Nurse Practitioner initiates treatment including health care management, therapeutic interventions and prescribes medications in accordance with the statutory and regulatory standards, limits and conditions, and employer policies and procedures. Nurse Practitioners provide professional guidance to other health professionals and participate autonomously as members as the interdisciplinary health teams making referrals to specialist physicians as appropriate.   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.   The   Complex Chronic Diseases Program  is for people who suffer from the following complex chronic diseases:   Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Fibromyalgia Syndrome Symptoms Attributed to Chronic Lyme Disease     Our goal for the program is to provide patient and symptom-centered care with the support of our multidisciplinary team of health care providers. We emphasize that treatment choice takes patient preferences into account, and that self-care is supported as well as treatment. Central to this is the development of partnership in care, and facilitation of patient involvement in assessment and in treatment decisions.    For more information regarding this program, please click on the link below:   http://www.bcwomens.ca/our-services/specialized-services/complex-chronic-diseases-program   As the NP In this role, you will:  Diagnose and treat previously undiagnosed clients for undifferentiated diseases, illnesses and conditions within the Nurse Practitioner’s scope of practice; order appropriate screening diagnostic investigations; interpret reports of investigations and analyze information to monitor progress and plan treatment. As part of the multidisciplinary team, develop and implement treatment plans. Write orders for treatment and medications; make patient rounds as appropriate and monitor ongoing care; provides first line care in emergencies. Establish priorities for management of health conditions; provide follow-up treatment; communicate with clients and families about health findings, diagnose and prognoses; support and counsel clients in their personal responses to diseases, disorders and conditions. Collaborate and/or consult with physicians or other health care and social service providers as appropriate to assess and diagnose client status. Accept referrals from, or make referrals to, physicians and other health professionals. Prescribe drugs within the statutory and regulatory standards, limits and conditions for Nurse Practitioners and within applicable employer policies and procedures. Apply knowledge of pharmacology and evidence based practice in selecting, prescribing, administering and monitoring the effects of drugs to treat diseases disorders, conditions or injuries. Participate in research contributing to improved patient care and advances in nursing, health policy development and population health. Synthesize qualitative and quantitative data from a variety of sources about determinants of health; maintain population health focus by participating in and implementing evidence based screening and health promotion for populations at risk and implement population-based harm reduction strategies.   You hold: Current registration as a Nurse Practitioner with the British Columbia College of Nursing Professionals (BCCNP). Eligibility to complete the Objective Structured Clinical Examination (OSCE) through the British Columbia College of Nursing Professionals (BCCNP). A minimum of (2-3) years of recent, relevant clinical nursing experience.   You have: The ability to perform the full scope of Nurse Practitioner duties and responsibilities. The ability to define and articulate the specific areas of practice and client population for whom the NP is competent to provide health care services. The ability 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 the 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 the ability to transfer knowledge, teach coach and mentor others and the ability to implement and evaluate planned change. The ability to critically assess and evaluate health research literature to determine best practices and the ability to introduce education and evidence based research into practice areas. Skill in assessing and recognizing population health trends and are able to plan and implement strategies for population based prevention and health promotion. The ability to supervise others and evaluate the care they deliver as required.     If this sounds like you, apply now !      About the position: 84534 Regular, Full-Time position with flexible hours and days of work 4500 Oak Street, Vancouver, BC V6H 2N9 About Us   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 a part 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 .  Learn more about PHSA and our programs:   https://jobs.phsa.ca/family-brands   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
Sep 09, 2019
Full time
  The Clinical Nurse Educator utilizes evidence and learning theory to develop, facilitate and evaluate educational programs. The Clinical Nurse Educator acts as a research and clinical resource for nurses, nursing students and the interdisciplinary team in the regional centres and the Community Oncology Network. They collaborate with leaders including the Manager Clinical Services and Regional Nursing Lead, Clinical Nurse Coordinators, Clinical Nurse Leaders, Charge Nurses and community nursing leaders to ensure that the educational needs of nursing staff are met. The Clinical Nurse Educator supports the Clinical Nurse Leaders in their work to orient, mentor and support direct care nurses on a daily basis.  The focus of the Clinical Nurse Educator is to support interdisciplinary orientation and education at the regional centres. The Clinical Nurse Educator also collaborates with centre leadership and educators in Radiation Therapy and Pharmacy to develop, facilitate and deliver interdisciplinary education at the regional centres and to provide provincially-designed, centre wide orientation and educational supports and programs on an as needed basis. In this role, you will:  Determine education priorities by completing learning needs assessments of individuals or groups in collaboration with the Manager/Clinical Nurse Leaders. Develop and revise educational programs through a process of research, consultation education development monitoring and updating. Deliver certification courses in topics such as Chemotherapy Care, Radiation Therapy Nursing, IV therapy, and Central Venous Catheter care to nurses by means such as preparing written materials, facilitating workshops and overseeing clinical practice sessions. Organize and deliver agency-wide orientation sessions for new nursing employees as part of a network of Nurse Educators by means such as presenting clinical skills, practice tools and other related information. Support Clinical Nurse Leaders to orient, preceptor, mentor and support direct care nurses/other staff in their clinical responsibilities. You hold:  Graduation from an approved School of Nursing with current practicing registration as an RN with the British Columbia College of Nursing Professionals (BCCNP). Three (3) years of recent experience in oncology nursing, including one (1) year of education and/or leadership experience, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience. Completion of Oncology Nursing Certification is an asset.  You have the ability to:  Apply learning theory and evidence to teaching practices. Establish educational priorities to meet identified program, organization and learner needs. Implement education based on changing practices (i.e. Legislation and technology). Utilize and demonstrate critical thinking and problem solving skills Foster effective teaching and learning relationships. Facilitate learning and create effective learning environments. Collaborate with a variety of stakeholders in preparing appropriate learner environments. Develop, utilize and evaluate clinical practice resources. Develop and deliver teaching/learning modalities and education materials that promote evidence informed/best practice. Communicate effectively both verbally and in writing. Provide leadership and work direction in a coaching/mentoring role. Work independently in an organized and self-directed manner. Problem-solve and effectively deal with conflict situations. Conceptualize education from a provincial to regional focus Utilize a wide variety of technology and software applications such as Microsoft Office including Word, Excel, PowerPoint etc. Operate related equipment. Physically perform the duties of the position. If this sounds like you, apply here !    About Us    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 a program 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 Cancer   is a program 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.   Regular, Full-Time Wage: $41.42 to $50.77 per hour Monday to Friday; 0800 - 1600 600 West 10th Avenue, Vancouver