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Vancouver Coastal Health
Aug 19, 2019
Full time
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 health care professionals. Our amazing jobs, workforce, and remarkable organizational culture ensure that VCH is always promoting better heath for our communities through innovation and exceptional care. JOB SUMMARY: Practices within the context of a client and family centred care model and in accordance with the British Columbia College of Nursing Professionals (BCCNP) standards of practice for registered nurses and code of ethics and the vision and values of the organization. Provides emergency nursing to clients of all ages presenting with a wide variety of symptoms within an uncontrolled environment, and to unique client populations such as victims of sexual assault. As triage nurse, assesses client needs and prioritizes care requirements, often with limited information. As member of emergency response team, stabilizes and resuscitates multi-trauma victims, and prepares for and responds to disaster situations. Enhances quality of life from the perspective of the client/family. Consults, confers, and collaborates with other health care givers. Demonstrates expertise and leadership in nursing practice. Maintains and advances clinical competence. Participates on designated hospital committees/teams and approved research projects as assigned. QUALIFICATIONS:   Education & Experience  Completion of a recognized advanced program in emergency care nursing or two (2) years’ recent, related experience. Current practicing registration as a Registered Nurse with the British Columbia College of Nursing Professionals (BCCNP).  Knowledge & Abilities Broad knowledge of nursing theory and practice within a client/family centered model of care. Broad knowledge of BCCNP's standards for nursing practice. Demonstrated ability in nursing practice related to designated client group. Demonstrated ability to plan and implement plans of care in relation to client/family priorities. Demonstrated ability in interviewing and assessment skills. Demonstrated ability to assess client responses to care, and to respond appropriately. Demonstrated ability in the management of trauma in an emergency setting. Demonstrated ability to adjust to unexpected events, problem-solve, set priorities and deal with conflict. Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively as a member of an interdisciplinary team. Demonstrated ability to communicate (orally and in writing) and deal effectively with clients and their families, coworkers, physicians, other health care staff, and staff of external agencies. Demonstrated ability to counsel and teach clients and their families based on their priorities. Demonstrated ability to provide leadership and work direction. Demonstrated physical ability to perform the duties of the position. Demonstrated skill in the use of medical equipment and supplies appropriate to the clinical area. Demonstrated skill in techniques appropriate to the clinical area. Demonstrated skill in CPR techniques Skill in techniques appropriate to emergency care nursing. Demonstrated computer skills including the ability to effectively use a computerized client care information system. Ability to operate related equipment. 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.  Apply today:  http://bit.ly/33MA80w   Only short-listed applicants will be contacted for this posting. Thank you for your interest in Vancouver Coastal Health.
Vancouver Coastal Health
Aug 19, 2019
Full time
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 health care professionals. Our amazing jobs, workforce, and remarkable organizational culture ensure that VCH is always promoting better heath for our communities through innovation and exceptional care. JOB SUMMARY: Reporting to the Professional Practice Director, the Practice Initiatives Lead is responsible for promoting excellence and advancing professional practice relevant to the strategic direction of the Organization, Professional Practice and the Community of Care (CoC). Working in close collaboration with the regional Professional Practice team, the CoC Operational teams and other relevant internal/external stakeholders, she/he guides the development of professional standards and practice, scope and regulations, supports research activities, and fosters collaboration and problem solving between programs, projects and professional staff. Provides leadership and expert consultative advice on nursing issues, including scope of practice, clinical informatics, resource planning and research to enhance the practice environments and achieve effective and efficient quality of care. QUALIFICATIONS:   Education & Experience  Master’s Degree in nursing with three (3) to five (5) year’s recent, related experience in a complex health care environment including program planning, education, facilitation and project leadership or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience. Current practicing registration as a Registered Nurse with the British Columbia College of Nursing Professionals (BCCNP). Expertise Comprehensive knowledge of professional practice, nursing regulations and nursing standards and application of these across the continuum of care. Understands available resources for practice and keeps quality in the forefront of all resource utilization decisions; provides knowledgeable input into the planning and resources allocation for Service(s)/Program(s) within the Community of Care. Facilitates, collaborates and negotiates for effective resolution of practice issues. Keeps informed about evolving tends and practices, shares knowledge and supports Nurses to integrate evidence-based practice in the delivery of quality care/services. Fosters collaborative and effective working relationships to support the professional practice and ongoing development of staff and contribute to an atmosphere of trust and mutual respect. Apply today:  http://bit.ly/2TID9dG   Only short-listed applicants will be contacted for this posting. Thank you for your interest in Vancouver Coastal Health.
Vancouver Coastal Health
Aug 19, 2019
Full time
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 health care professionals. Our amazing jobs, workforce, and remarkable organizational culture ensure that VCH is always promoting better heath for our communities through innovation and exceptional care. ABOUT POWELL RIVER, BC: On the Sunshine Coast of British Columbia, where endless green mountains meet sheltered Pacific Ocean waters, Powell River provides a stimulating blend of outdoor adventure and cultural amenities. Originally founded as a resource extraction centre - once home to the world's largest pulp and paper mill - Powell River now offers adventurers countless opportunities for kayaking, canoeing, rock climbing, golfing, boating, hiking, biking, fishing, and scuba diving. This area is host to world-class art galleries, tremendous dining opportunities, and memorable events and festivals.  On the doorstep of both Vancouver and Vancouver Island, the Powell River region offers an array of experiences for travelers of all kinds, no matter the season. Experience the legendary Sunshine Coast Trail and Powell Forest Canoe Route, rock-climb the Eldred Valley, snowshoe in the Knuckleheads; this is the adventure destination you've long been waiting for. JOB SUMMARY: Provides emergency nursing care to clients/patients of all ages presenting with a wide variety of symptoms within an uncontrolled environment as well as care to critically ill patients/clients with unpredictable outcomes attached to life-support equipment, and/or clients in post-anaesthetic recovery. As member of emergency response team, stabilizes and resuscitates multi-trauma victims, and prepares for and responds to disaster situations. Enhances quality of life from the perspective of the client/family. Consults, confers, and collaborates with other health care givers. Demonstrates expertise and leadership in nursing practice. Maintains and advances clinical competence. Participates on designated hospital committees/teams and approved research projects as assigned. Practices within the context of a client and family centred care model and in accordance with the British Columbia College of Nursing Professionals (BCCNP) standards of professional practice and Code of Ethics for registered nurses, and the established vision and values of the organization. QUALIFICATIONS:   Education & Experience  Current practicing registration as a Registered Nurse with the British Columbia College of Nursing Professionals (BCCNP) is required. Completion of a recognized critical care nursing program or completion of a recognized advanced program in emergency care nursing or two (2) years’ recent, related experience. Knowledge & Abilities Broad knowledge of nursing theory and practice within a client and family centered care model. Broad knowledge of BCCNP’s standards for nursing practice. Demonstrated ability in nursing practice related to designated client group. Demonstrated ability to plan and implement plans of care in relation to client/family priorities. Demonstrated ability in interviewing and assessment skills. Demonstrated ability to assess client responses to care, and to respond appropriately. Demonstrated ability to adjust to new or unexpected events. Demonstrated ability in the management of trauma in an emergency setting. Demonstrated ability to deal with conflict situations. Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively as a member of an interdisciplinary team. Demonstrated ability to communicate orally and in writing. Demonstrated ability to communicate with, and deal effectively with, clients and their families, coworkers, physicians, other health care staff, and staff of outside agencies. Demonstrated ability to counsel and teach clients and their families based on their priorities. Demonstrated ability to provide leadership and work direction. Demonstrated physical ability to perform the duties of the position. Demonstrated skill in the use of medical equipment and supplies appropriate to the clinical area. Demonstrated skill in techniques appropriate to the clinical area. Demonstrated skill in CPR techniques Skill in techniques appropriate to critical care nursing. Basic computer literacy to operate a computerized patient care information system. Ability to operate related equipment. Apply today:  http://bit.ly/33Ht19K   Only short-listed applicants will be contacted for this posting. Thank you for your interest in Vancouver Coastal Health.
Vancouver Coastal Health
Aug 19, 2019
Part time
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 health care professionals. Our amazing jobs, workforce, and remarkable organizational culture ensure that VCH is always promoting better heath for our communities through innovation and exceptional care. ABOUT THE PERSONALIZED SUPPORT AND STABILIZATION PROGRAM: The  personalized support and stabilization (PSS)  NP will be a part of innovative multidisciplinary team providing patient and family centred interventions supporting the transition from acute care to home. The goal of the PSS team is to wrap a patient in support during their journey to continue to stabilize upon discharge at home. The key aspects to this role include providing robust primary care directly upon discharge that is timely, accessible, that provides in the moment support in the patient’s home. The expected outcomes that the NP will contribute to include: decreasing acute care length of stays, decreased readmission rates, increasing patient functioning upon discharge, and decreasing admissions to residential care by providing care in the home. JOB SUMMARY: Works within a client and family model of care with acute, chronic and palliative populations within the community and within the context of the vision and values of the organization. The Community Health Nurse practices within the context of a client and family centred care model, and in accordance with the British Columbia College of Nursing Professionals (BCCNP) standards of practice and Code of Ethics for registered nurses. The Nurse works in partnership with the client and family to establish goals that are safe, realistic, and reasonable by assessing, planning, coordinating, organizing, implementing, evaluating, and transitioning nursing and other services for the client in an interprofessional team model in collaboration with the primary care provider, and other care providers. Assesses service eligibility, facilitates the development, implementation, and adaptation of a care plan, delivers direct care, and provides care management to assist clients to manage their own care and navigate through the various services available within the community settings. The Nurse works in consultation with other system partners and incorporates current evidence into practice. QUALIFICATIONS:   Education & Experience  Current practicing registration as a Registered Nurse with the British Columbia College of Nursing Professionals (BCCNP). Two years’ recent clinical experience that is relevant to the specific clinical area of employment. Valid BC Driver’s License required as local area travel may require the use of a personal vehicle. Knowledge & Abilities  Demonstrated knowledge and skills within a specific knowledge of community health nursing theory and practice within a client and family centred model of care. Broad knowledge of the BCCNP standards of practice and guidelines for clinical practitioners. Knowledge of the Community Health Nurse of Canada (CHNC) competencies and standards of practice. Basic knowledge of nursing standardised tests and measures. Knowledge and demonstrated skill in the provision of evidence-based clinical practice related to designated client populations. Knowledge of provincial acts, regulations, and program policies and guidelines related to home and community care. Knowledge of acute, chronic disease, palliative and health management and self-management support. Knowledge of community resources available for client/family support and related health services. Knowledge of transitions through continuums of care. Knowledge of other health care professions and their role in client care. Knowledge of research, quality improvement, evaluation process and methodologies. Knowledge of adult education principles, methods and tools. Demonstrated ability to promote client-focused care that demonstrates care for and with clients and significant others, sensitive to diverse cultures and preference, client advocacy and social justice concerns. Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively as a member of a professional team. Demonstrated ability to adjust to new or unexpected events. Demonstrated ability to manage psychosocial and behavioural issues. Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively through verbal, nonverbal, written, electronic and social media. Demonstrated ability to employ effective conflict resolution and reconciliation approaches and techniques. Demonstrated ability to teach, facilitate and coach. Demonstrated ability to employ teaching/learning strategies to transfer knowledge to engage clients/families in planning and self management of care. Demonstrated ability to promote staff morale, cooperation, assertiveness, creative planning for change and innovations, implementation of policies or other protocols and ongoing professional development of self. Demonstrated ability to develop rapport, trust and ethical relationships with clients/families, family care providers and other health care professionals and providers. Demonstrated ability to plan, organize, schedule and prioritize work. Demonstrated skill in CPR techniques. Demonstrated skill in the use of equipment and in the techniques appropriate to nursing treatment. Ability to operate related equipment including relevant computer applications. Demonstrated physical ability to perform the duties of the position. The hours of work including days off and work area may be subject to change consistent with operational requirements and the provision of the Collective Agreement and applicable statutes. Apply today: http://bit.ly/33JIypx   Only short-listed applicants will be contacted for this posting. Thank you for your interest in Vancouver Coastal Health.
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