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Vancouver Coastal Health
620 West 8th Avenue
Vancouver, British Columbia (Canada)

Phone: 6046752500
Web: careers.vch.ca

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Registered Nurse, BMT Case Navigator


Job ID: 55778
Job Views: 3,367
Location: Vancouver, British Columbia
Job Category: Nurse
Employment Type: Full time
Posted: 10-10-2017

Job Description

 

Job Title: Registered Nurse, BMT Case Navigator
Work Site: Vancouver General Hospital
Status: Regular Full Time - Baseline 
Start Date: As Soon As Possible
Salary: $32.94 - $43.24 per hour
Hours: 0830 - 1630
Reference#: 098336-eto

 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

 

This is a unique position in BC and consists of a small team of RNs and clerical assistants responsible for coordinating diagnostics and appointments for Leukemia/Blood and Marrow Transplant (L/BMT) clients leading to all adult stem cell transplants in the province. Responsibilities include providing direct patient care such as initiating transplant workup for clients/donors in collaboration with team members, coordinating diagnostics in preparation for transition to the healthcare facility for transplant, interviewing and assessing clients, and developing individualized care plans. The successful applicant communicates regularly with clients/donors along the continuum of the transplant process including providing education to clients and their families, and ensuring clients receive all requisite education regarding their upcoming transplant. You will collaborate with interdisciplinary team members, physicians and other healthcare professionals at VCH and other organizations such as the BC Cancer Agency as you navigate the client/donor through the transplant process. Knowledge of leukemia/blood and marrow transplant or solid organ transplant is necessary.


JOB SUMMARY:

Within the context of a client and family centred care model, and in accordance with the College of Registered Nurses’ of British Columbia (CRNBC) standards of professional practice, Code of Ethics and the established mission, vision, values, objectives and policies of Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH), coordinates transplant activities for a select population of the Leukemia/Bone Marrow Transplant (BMT) clients/donors as determined by the Hematology/BMT Clinical Practice Unit (CPU). Responsibilities include providing direct patient care such as initiating transplant workup for clients/donors in collaboration with team members, coordinating diagnostics in preparation for transition to the healthcare facility for transplant, interviewing and assessing clients, and developing individualized care plans. Communicates regularly with clients/donors along the continuum of the transplant process including providing education to clients and their families, and ensuring clients receive all requisite education regarding their upcoming transplant. Collaborates with interdisciplinary team members, physicians and other healthcare professionals at VCH and other organizations such as the BC Cancer Agency.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Education & Experience

  • Current practicing registration with the College of Registered Nurses’ of British Columbia (CRNBC); and
  • Two (2) years’ experience in a Leukemia/BMT Program.


Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Broad knowledge of nursing theory and practice within a client and family centred care model.
  • Broad knowledge of CRNBC standards of practice and guidelines for clinical practitioners. 
  • Broad knowledge of evidence-based nursing practice related to Hematology/Leukemia/BMT techniques and standards.
  • Broad knowledge of other healthcare disciplines and their role in client care.
  • Broad knowledge of adult education principles, methods and tools.
  • Demonstrated ability to problem solve using critical thinking 
  • Demonstrated ability to provide leadership and delegate appropriate tasks.
  • Demonstrated ability to teach.
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and collaboratively as a member of a multidisciplinary team.
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively communicate. 
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively deal with conflict.
  • Demonstrated ability to adjust to new or unexpected events.
  • Demonstrated ability to plan, organize, prioritize, and re-prioritize work in collaboration with others.
  • Demonstrated skill in the use of medical equipment and supplies appropriate to designated clinical area.
  • Demonstrated skill in CPR techniques.
  • Demonstrated computer literacy to operate a computerized patient care information system.
  • Demonstrated physical ability to perform the duties of the position.


The hours of work including days off and work area may be subject to change consistent with operational requirements and the provision of the Collective Agreement and applicable statutes.

Only short-listed applicants will be contacted for this posting.


***Employees of VCH must apply via the Internal Application Process. Refer to the staffpostings.vch.ca site for How to Applyinstructions. Current VCH employees who apply to this posting using this external site will be considered as an external candidate. Seniority will not apply.***

Thank you for your interest in Vancouver Coastal Health.




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