HEALTH CARE JOBS WITH A WORLD-CLASS INNOVATOR IN MEDICAL CARE, RESEARCH, & TEACHING
Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH) delivers services to more than 1 million BC residents living in Vancouver, Vancouver’s North Shore, Richmond, the Sea-to-Sky Corridor, Sunshine Coast, Bella Bella, Bella Coola, the Central Coast and surrounding areas. The remarkable range of jobs & specialties places VCH at the forefront of career destinations for many health care professionals. Our amazing jobs, workforce, and remarkable organizational culture ensure that VCH is always promoting better health for our communities through innovation and exceptional care.
Responsible and accountable for the comprehensive assessment of patients and clients including diagnosing diseases, disorders and conditions. 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. Provides professional guidance to other health professionals and participates autonomously as a member of the interdisciplinary health teams.
Collaborates with clients and other health professionals to identify and assess trends and patterns that have implications for clients, families and communities; develops and implements population and evidence-based strategies to improve health and participate in policy-making and quality improvement activities that influence health services and practices. Participates in peer, program and self-review to evaluate the outcome of the services at the client, community and population level. Is responsible for own professional development and maintaining competence in the position, and maintaining privileges as active medical staff as required. Reports to an Operational Director, Professional Practice and has key accountabilities for quality assurance and patient safety within the Regional Department of Nurse Practitioners.
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Only short-listed applicants will be contacted for this posting. Thank you for your interest in Vancouver Coastal Health.
Our forward-thinking organization is bursting with great opportunities for both the new and experienced nurse. From small towns to major cities, from acute care to community and home care, we offer our employees a full range of lifestyle and career options. We offer nursing opportunities across the spectrum at Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH.) In general, these include medical/surgical, acute care (including specialties), community, leadership, mental health and addictions and residential care. Diversify your experience and work with our dynamic team in a truly client-centred environment.