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Vancouver Coastal Health
Jun 11, 2024
Part time
Salary The salary range for this position is CAD $41.42/Hr. - CAD $55.91/Hr. Job Summary Come work as a Registered Nurse with Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH)! Vancouver Coastal Health is looking for a Registered Nurse to support the Palliative Care Program  in Vancouver, BC . Apply today to join our team! As an Registered Nurse in Palliative Care you will: Provide nursing care to achieve quality symptom management, goals of care conversations and/or end of life/palliative care to clients by assessing their needs, establishing care goals and initiating referrals to other interdisciplinary team members. Provide nursing support to community-based clients/families/caregivers who are receiving palliative care, facing complex physical, psychosocial, spiritual and/or practical difficulties arising from advanced progressive life-limiting illness. Plan and evaluate the care needs of clients with a life limiting illness by working independently in client’s community home setting and as a member of an interdisciplinary team. Assess the client’s physiological, psychological, sociocultural and spiritual needs and enhances quality of life from the perspective of the client/family. Promote the palliative philosophy and approach to care. Demonstrate expertise and leadership in nursing practice by maintaining and advancing own clinical competence. Participate in ongoing palliative education and collaboration with interdisciplinary teams. This work is framed within VCH’s commitments to our pillars of Indigenous Cultural Safety, Anti-Racism, Equity, Diversity and Inclusion and Planetary Health. Qualifications Education & Experience Current practicing registration as a Registered Nurse with the BC College of Nurses and Midwives (BCCNM). Two (2) years’ recent, related palliative care experience, or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience. Knowledge, Skills & Abilities Demonstrated skill in performing RN autonomous scope of practice and standards of care relevant to palliative patient/client group. Demonstrated knowledge of best practices, pathophysiology and trajectory of disorder/disease related to common diagnosis and specific clinical situations related to area of practice (e.g. cancer, end stage cardiac, COPD, neurological disease such as ALS or MS, chronic renal disease, end stage liver disease, metabolic disorders, or HIV/AIDS, dementia, frailty). Demonstrated ability to provide nursing assessments and interventions related to common diagnosis and specific clinical situations relevant to the designated client/patient population. Demonstrated knowledge of approaches and systems in place (e.g. RPace, EPAIRS, MAID.) Comprehensive knowledge of other health care disciplines and their role in client care. General of knowledge Trauma Informed Practice and Harm Reduction approaches and Strengths-based care. Demonstrated ability to promote Indigenous Cultural Safety. Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing. Demonstrated ability to provide competent and culturally safety care in a variety of settings and with diverse populations. Demonstrated ability to perform focused secondary assessments, integrate information from a variety of sources including diagnostics and develop plan of care relevant to the designated patient/client group. Demonstrated ability to anticipate and respond to potential complications and care issues relevant to the designated client group. Demonstrated ability to operate and maintain competency in the applicable equipment such as central venous access devices, chest tubes, catheters, drains and oxygen delivery equipment. Demonstrated skill in palliative symptom assessment and management. Demonstrated skill in conducting goals of care conversations, understanding the care goals and what is most important to the patient. Ability to operate related equipment including applicable software applications. Physical ability to perform the duties of the position. Closing Statement 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. As per the current Public Health Orders, as of October 5, 2023, all employees working for Vancouver Coastal Health must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 or have received a single dose of the most-recent, updated COVID-19 vaccine. Proof of vaccination status will be required. WHY JOIN VANCOUVER COASTAL HEALTH? VCH is a world class innovator in medical care, research and teaching, delivering service to more than one million BC residents. At VCH, we embrace thinking boldly, taking smart risks, and "going first" when we believe it will lead to the best possible outcomes for patients and their families. We invite you to join us in creating healthy lives in healthy communities by showcasing our passion for care, connection to the communities we serve and our culture of teamwork that makes VCH a great place to work. Comprehensive health benefits package, including MSP, extended health and dental and municipal pension plan Grow your career with employer-paid training and leadership development opportunities Wellness supports, including counselling, critical incident and innovative wellness services are available to employees and their immediate families Award-winning recognition programs to honour staff, medical staff and volunteers Access to exclusive discount offers and deals for VCH staff Equity, diversity, and inclusion are essential to our goals of creating a great place to work and delivering exceptional care. We acknowledge and accommodate unique differences and ensure special measures are in place so that all prospective and current employees are given an opportunity to succeed. We are committed to building a representative workforce and encourage applications reflecting diversity of sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, racialization or ancestry, disability, political belief, religion, marital or family status, age, and/or status as a First Nation, Metis, Inuit, or Indigenous person. Vancouver Coastal Health is proud to be recognized as one of Canada's Top 100 Employers in 2024. Only short-listed applicants will be contacted for this posting.
Vancouver Coastal Health
Jun 11, 2024
Part time
Salary The salary range for this position is CAD $32.84/Hr. - CAD $41.35/Hr. Job Summary Come work as a Licensed Practical Nurse with Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH)! Vancouver Coastal Health is looking for a Licensed Practical Nurse to join the Palliative Care Program in Vancouver, BC. Apply today to join our team! As a Licensed Practical Nurse with VCH you will: Provide direct care to stable and predictable clients experiencing chronic disease, frailty, and/or other conditions that require supports to live independently at home. Use standardized assessment and screening tools, such as the Resident Assessment Instruments (RAI-HC), to assess, plan, implement and evaluate care, including home support services and accessing community resources. Establish and maintain therapeutic relationships based on mutual respect and client and family-centered care. Support clients and families to achieve and maintain optimal health based on client needs and goals. Qualifications Education & Experience Graduation from a recognized program for Practical Nurses or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience. Current practicing registration as a Licensed Practical Nurse with the BC College of Nurses and Midwives (BCCNM). Knowledge, Skills & Abilities Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing. Ability to deal with others effectively. Physical ability to carry out the duties of the position. Ability to organize work. Ability to operate related equipment. Closing Statement 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. As per the current Public Health Orders, as of October 5, 2023, all employees working for Vancouver Coastal Health must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 or have received a single dose of the most-recent, updated COVID-19 vaccine. Proof of vaccination status will be required. WHY JOIN VANCOUVER COASTAL HEALTH? VCH is a world class innovator in medical care, research and teaching, delivering service to more than one million BC residents. At VCH, we embrace thinking boldly, taking smart risks, and "going first" when we believe it will lead to the best possible outcomes for patients and their families. We invite you to join us in creating healthy lives in healthy communities by showcasing our passion for care, connection to the communities we serve and our culture of teamwork that makes VCH a great place to work. Comprehensive health benefits package, including MSP, extended health and dental and municipal pension plan Grow your career with employer-paid training and leadership development opportunities Wellness supports, including counselling, critical incident and innovative wellness services are available to employees and their immediate families Award-winning recognition programs to honour staff, medical staff and volunteers Access to exclusive discount offers and deals for VCH staff Equity, diversity, and inclusion are essential to our goals of creating a great place to work and delivering exceptional care. We acknowledge and accommodate unique differences and ensure special measures are in place so that all prospective and current employees are given an opportunity to succeed. We are committed to building a representative workforce and encourage applications reflecting diversity of sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, racialization or ancestry, disability, political belief, religion, marital or family status, age, and/or status as a First Nation, Metis, Inuit, or Indigenous person. Vancouver Coastal Health is proud to be recognized as one of Canada's Top 100 Employers in 2024. Only short-listed applicants will be contacted for this posting.
Vancouver Coastal Health
Jun 04, 2024
Full time
Salary The salary range for this position is CAD $49.20/Hr. - CAD $63.47/Hr. Job Summary Come work as a Transition Services Coordinator with Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH)! Vancouver Coastal Health is looking for a Registered Nurse to join the Transition Services team in Vancouver, BC. Apply today to join our team! As a Transition Services Coordinator with VCH, you will: Lead and facilitate acute to community transitions by assessing and evaluating clinical and functional need and coordinating community staff/resources in carrying out the care following discharge from an acute site. Be responsible and accountable for the development and effectiveness of policies, procedures and standards for the transition services program in community care. Coach and encourage acute and community colleagues to embrace new and evolving clinical pathways and practice (Home is Best). Plan and facilitate clinical discussions to support safe client discharges with care teams and other health care professionals; advise on the availability and eligibility for community services. Make community referrals based on client needs, urgency and best practices to determine the appropriate treatment; educate and provide consultation to the client/family. Coordinate transition of clients to long term care, utilizing clinical decision support tools (Inter-RAI MDS) as appropriate. Document and maintain client records and clinical assessments. Participate on committees as directed. Coordinate care given by others in an area or unit by way of assigning service priority to various Home Health teams and making/adjusting client/patient/resident assignments. Assist in administrative activities and optimal use of program resources. Qualifications Education & Experience Current practicing registration as a Registered Nurse with the British Columbia College of Nurses and Midwives (BCCNM). Five (5) years’ recent, related experience which includes three (3) years in a community health setting, one (1) year experience in quality improvement, research and evaluation activities, and a clinical decision-support tool for severity assessment and discharge (Acute/Subacute/SNF/Rehabilitation/Behavioural Health), experience in a tertiary health care environment, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience. Knowledge & Abilities Broad knowledge of nursing theory and practice within a client and family centred model of care. Broad knowledge of the BCCNM Standards for Nursing Practice. Broad knowledge of evidence based nursing practice related to patient acuity and bed utilization practices within a tertiary level teaching hospital. Broad knowledge of other health care disciplines and their role in client care and discharge planning. Broad knowledge of clinical studies methodology and data presentation. Demonstrated ability to apply critical thinking within clinical and evaluation activities. Demonstrated ability to work independently. Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively as a member of an interdisciplinary team. Demonstrated ability to demonstrate, facilitate and coach. Demonstrated ability to communicate orally and in writing. Demonstrated ability to communicate with, and deal effectively with, co-workers, physicians, other health care staff, clients and their families, and staff of outside agencies. Demonstrated ability to effectively deal with conflict situations. Demonstrated ability to adjust to new or unexpected events. Demonstrated ability to plan, organize and prioritize work. Demonstrated physical ability to perform the duties of the position. Demonstrated computerized software skills in word processing, databases, spreadsheets, presentations and internet access and ability to operate a computerized patient care information system. Ability to operate related equipment. Closing Statement 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. As per the current Public Health Orders, as of October 5, 2023, all employees working for Vancouver Coastal Health must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 or have received a single dose of the most-recent, updated COVID-19 vaccine. Proof of vaccination status will be required. WHY JOIN VANCOUVER COASTAL HEALTH? VCH is a world class innovator in medical care, research and teaching, delivering service to more than one million BC residents. At VCH, we embrace thinking boldly, taking smart risks, and 'going first' when we believe it will lead to the best possible outcomes for patients and their families. We invite you to join us in creating healthy lives in healthy communities by showcasing our passion for care, connection to the communities we serve and our culture of teamwork that makes VCH a great place to work. Comprehensive health benefits package, including MSP, extended health and dental and municipal pension plan Grow your career with employer-paid training and leadership development opportunities Wellness supports, including counselling, critical incident and innovative wellness services are available to  employees and their immediate families Award-winning recognition programs to honour staff, medical staff and volunteers Access to exclusive discount offers and deals for VCH staff Equity, diversity, and inclusion are essential to our goals of creating a great place to work and delivering exceptional care. We acknowledge and accommodate unique differences and ensure special measures are in place so that all prospective and current employees are given an opportunity to succeed. We are committed to building a representative workforce and encourage applications reflecting diversity of sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, racialization or ancestry, disability, political belief, religion, marital or family status, age, and/or status as a First Nation, Metis, Inuit, or Indigenous person. Vancouver Coastal Health is proud to be recognized as one of Canada's Top 100 Employers in 2024. Only short-listed applicants will be contacted for this posting.
Vancouver Coastal Health
Jun 04, 2024
Temporary
Salary The salary range for this position is CAD $49.20/Hr. - CAD $63.47/Hr. Job Summary Come work as a Transition Services Coordinator with Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH)! Vancouver Coastal Health is looking for a Registered Nurse to join the Transition Services team in Vancouver, BC. Apply today to join our team! As a Transition Services Coordinator with VCH, you will: Lead and facilitate acute to community transitions by assessing and evaluating clinical and functional need and coordinating community staff/resources in carrying out the care following discharge from an acute site. Be responsible and accountable for the development and effectiveness of policies, procedures and standards for the transition services program in community care. Coach and encourage acute and community colleagues to embrace new and evolving clinical pathways and practice (Home is Best). Plan and facilitate clinical discussions to support safe client discharges with care teams and other health care professionals; advise on the availability and eligibility for community services. Make community referrals based on client needs, urgency and best practices to determine the appropriate treatment; educate and provide consultation to the client/family. Coordinate transition of clients to long term care, utilizing clinical decision support tools (Inter-RAI MDS) as appropriate. Document and maintain client records and clinical assessments. Participate on committees as directed. Coordinate care given by others in an area or unit by way of assigning service priority to various Home Health teams and making/adjusting client/patient/resident assignments. Assist in administrative activities and optimal use of program resources. Qualifications Education & Experience Current practicing registration as a Registered Nurse with the British Columbia College of Nurses and Midwives (BCCNM). Five (5) years’ recent, related experience which includes three (3) years in a community health setting, one (1) year experience in quality improvement, research and evaluation activities, and a clinical decision-support tool for severity assessment and discharge (Acute/Subacute/SNF/Rehabilitation/Behavioural Health), experience in a tertiary health care environment, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience. Knowledge & Abilities Broad knowledge of nursing theory and practice within a client and family centred model of care. Broad knowledge of the BCCNM Standards for Nursing Practice. Broad knowledge of evidence based nursing practice related to patient acuity and bed utilization practices within a tertiary level teaching hospital. Broad knowledge of other health care disciplines and their role in client care and discharge planning. Broad knowledge of clinical studies methodology and data presentation. Demonstrated ability to apply critical thinking within clinical and evaluation activities. Demonstrated ability to work independently. Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively as a member of an interdisciplinary team. Demonstrated ability to demonstrate, facilitate and coach. Demonstrated ability to communicate orally and in writing. Demonstrated ability to communicate with, and deal effectively with, co-workers, physicians, other health care staff, clients and their families, and staff of outside agencies. Demonstrated ability to effectively deal with conflict situations. Demonstrated ability to adjust to new or unexpected events. Demonstrated ability to plan, organize and prioritize work. Demonstrated physical ability to perform the duties of the position. Demonstrated computerized software skills in word processing, databases, spreadsheets, presentations and internet access and ability to operate a computerized patient care information system. Ability to operate related equipment. Closing Statement 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. As per the current Public Health Orders, as of October 5, 2023, all employees working for Vancouver Coastal Health must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 or have received a single dose of the most-recent, updated COVID-19 vaccine. Proof of vaccination status will be required. WHY JOIN VANCOUVER COASTAL HEALTH? VCH is a world class innovator in medical care, research and teaching, delivering service to more than one million BC residents. At VCH, we embrace thinking boldly, taking smart risks, and 'going first' when we believe it will lead to the best possible outcomes for patients and their families. We invite you to join us in creating healthy lives in healthy communities by showcasing our passion for care, connection to the communities we serve and our culture of teamwork that makes VCH a great place to work. Comprehensive health benefits package, including MSP, extended health and dental and municipal pension plan Grow your career with employer-paid training and leadership development opportunities Wellness supports, including counselling, critical incident and innovative wellness services are available to  employees and their immediate families Award-winning recognition programs to honour staff, medical staff and volunteers Access to exclusive discount offers and deals for VCH staff Equity, diversity, and inclusion are essential to our goals of creating a great place to work and delivering exceptional care. We acknowledge and accommodate unique differences and ensure special measures are in place so that all prospective and current employees are given an opportunity to succeed. We are committed to building a representative workforce and encourage applications reflecting diversity of sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, racialization or ancestry, disability, political belief, religion, marital or family status, age, and/or status as a First Nation, Metis, Inuit, or Indigenous person. Vancouver Coastal Health is proud to be recognized as one of Canada's Top 100 Employers in 2024. Only short-listed applicants will be contacted for this posting.
Vancouver Coastal Health
Jun 04, 2024
Full time
Salary The salary range for this position is CAD $49.20/Hr. - CAD $63.47/Hr. Job Summary Come work as a Transition Services Coordinator with Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH)! Vancouver Coastal Health is looking for a Registered Nurse to join the Transition Services team in Vancouver, BC. Apply today to join our team! As a Transition Services Coordinator with VCH, you will: Lead and facilitate acute to community transitions by assessing and evaluating clinical and functional need and coordinating community staff/resources in carrying out the care following discharge from an acute site. Be responsible and accountable for the development and effectiveness of policies, procedures and standards for the transition services program in community care. Coach and encourage acute and community colleagues to embrace new and evolving clinical pathways and practice (Home is Best). Plan and facilitate clinical discussions to support safe client discharges with care teams and other health care professionals; advise on the availability and eligibility for community services. Make community referrals based on client needs, urgency and best practices to determine the appropriate treatment; educate and provide consultation to the client/family. Coordinate transition of clients to long term care, utilizing clinical decision support tools (Inter-RAI MDS) as appropriate. Document and maintain client records and clinical assessments. Participate on committees as directed. Coordinate care given by others in an area or unit by way of assigning service priority to various Home Health teams and making/adjusting client/patient/resident assignments. Assist in administrative activities and optimal use of program resources. Qualifications Education & Experience Current practicing registration as a Registered Nurse with the British Columbia College of Nurses and Midwives (BCCNM). Five (5) years’ recent, related experience which includes three (3) years in a community health setting, one (1) year experience in quality improvement, research and evaluation activities, and a clinical decision-support tool for severity assessment and discharge (Acute/Subacute/SNF/Rehabilitation/Behavioural Health), experience in a tertiary health care environment, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience. Knowledge & Abilities Broad knowledge of nursing theory and practice within a client and family centred model of care. Broad knowledge of the BCCNM Standards for Nursing Practice. Broad knowledge of evidence based nursing practice related to patient acuity and bed utilization practices within a tertiary level teaching hospital. Broad knowledge of other health care disciplines and their role in client care and discharge planning. Broad knowledge of clinical studies methodology and data presentation. Demonstrated ability to apply critical thinking within clinical and evaluation activities. Demonstrated ability to work independently. Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively as a member of an interdisciplinary team. Demonstrated ability to demonstrate, facilitate and coach. Demonstrated ability to communicate orally and in writing. Demonstrated ability to communicate with, and deal effectively with, co-workers, physicians, other health care staff, clients and their families, and staff of outside agencies. Demonstrated ability to effectively deal with conflict situations. Demonstrated ability to adjust to new or unexpected events. Demonstrated ability to plan, organize and prioritize work. Demonstrated physical ability to perform the duties of the position. Demonstrated computerized software skills in word processing, databases, spreadsheets, presentations and internet access and ability to operate a computerized patient care information system. Ability to operate related equipment. Closing Statement 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. As per the current Public Health Orders, as of October 5, 2023, all employees working for Vancouver Coastal Health must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 or have received a single dose of the most-recent, updated COVID-19 vaccine. Proof of vaccination status will be required. WHY JOIN VANCOUVER COASTAL HEALTH? VCH is a world class innovator in medical care, research and teaching, delivering service to more than one million BC residents. At VCH, we embrace thinking boldly, taking smart risks, and 'going first' when we believe it will lead to the best possible outcomes for patients and their families. We invite you to join us in creating healthy lives in healthy communities by showcasing our passion for care, connection to the communities we serve and our culture of teamwork that makes VCH a great place to work. Comprehensive health benefits package, including MSP, extended health and dental and municipal pension plan Grow your career with employer-paid training and leadership development opportunities Wellness supports, including counselling, critical incident and innovative wellness services are available to  employees and their immediate families Award-winning recognition programs to honour staff, medical staff and volunteers Access to exclusive discount offers and deals for VCH staff Equity, diversity, and inclusion are essential to our goals of creating a great place to work and delivering exceptional care. We acknowledge and accommodate unique differences and ensure special measures are in place so that all prospective and current employees are given an opportunity to succeed. We are committed to building a representative workforce and encourage applications reflecting diversity of sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, racialization or ancestry, disability, political belief, religion, marital or family status, age, and/or status as a First Nation, Metis, Inuit, or Indigenous person. Vancouver Coastal Health is proud to be recognized as one of Canada's Top 100 Employers in 2024. Only short-listed applicants will be contacted for this posting.
Vancouver Coastal Health
Jun 04, 2024
Temporary
Salary The salary range for this position is CAD $49.20/Hr. - CAD $63.47/Hr. Job Summary Come work as a Transition Services Coordinator with Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH)! Vancouver Coastal Health is looking for a  Registered Nurse with experience in Community Health  to join the Mental Health and Substance Use Inpatient Unit working out of Joseph & Rosalie Segal & Family Health Centre as a Transition Services Coordinator.  Apply today to join our team! As a Transition Services Coordinator with VCH, you will: Lead and facilitate acute to community transitions by assessing and evaluating clinical and functional need and coordinating community staff/resources in carrying out the care following discharge from an acute site. Be responsible and accountable for the development and effectiveness of policies, procedures and standards for the transition services program in community care. Coach and encourage acute and community colleagues to embrace new and evolving clinical pathways and practice (Home is Best). Plan and facilitate clinical discussions to support safe client discharges with care teams and other health care professionals; advise on the availability and eligibility for community services. Make community referrals based on client needs, urgency and best practices to determine the appropriate treatment; educate and provide consultation to the client/family. Coordinate transition of clients to long term care, utilizing clinical decision support tools (Inter-RAI MDS) as appropriate. Document and maintain client records and clinical assessments. Participate on committees as directed. Coordinate care given by others in an area or unit by way of assigning service priority to various Home Health teams and making/adjusting client/patient/resident assignments. Assist in administrative activities and optimal use of program resources. Qualifications Education & Experience Current practicing registration as a Registered Nurse with the British Columbia College of Nurses and Midwives (BCCNM). Five (5) years’ recent, related experience which includes three (3) years in a community health setting, one (1) year experience in quality improvement, research and evaluation activities, and a clinical decision-support tool for severity assessment and discharge (Acute/Subacute/SNF/Rehabilitation/Behavioural Health), experience in a tertiary health care environment, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience. Knowledge & Abilities Broad knowledge of nursing theory and practice within a client and family centred model of care. Broad knowledge of the BCCNM Standards for Nursing Practice. Broad knowledge of evidence based nursing practice related to patient acuity and bed utilization practices within a tertiary level teaching hospital. Broad knowledge of other health care disciplines and their role in client care and discharge planning. Broad knowledge of clinical studies methodology and data presentation. Demonstrated ability to apply critical thinking within clinical and evaluation activities. Demonstrated ability to work independently. Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively as a member of an interdisciplinary team. Demonstrated ability to demonstrate, facilitate and coach. Demonstrated ability to communicate orally and in writing. Demonstrated ability to communicate with, and deal effectively with, co-workers, physicians, other health care staff, clients and their families, and staff of outside agencies. Demonstrated ability to effectively deal with conflict situations. Demonstrated ability to adjust to new or unexpected events. Demonstrated ability to plan, organize and prioritize work. Demonstrated physical ability to perform the duties of the position. Demonstrated computerized software skills in word processing, databases, spreadsheets, presentations and internet access and ability to operate a computerized patient care information system. Ability to operate related equipment. Closing Statement 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. As per the current Public Health Orders, as of October 5, 2023, all employees working for Vancouver Coastal Health must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 or have received a single dose of the most-recent, updated COVID-19 vaccine. Proof of vaccination status will be required. WHY JOIN VANCOUVER COASTAL HEALTH? VCH is a world class innovator in medical care, research and teaching, delivering service to more than one million BC residents. At VCH, we embrace thinking boldly, taking smart risks, and 'going first' when we believe it will lead to the best possible outcomes for patients and their families. We invite you to join us in creating healthy lives in healthy communities by showcasing our passion for care, connection to the communities we serve and our culture of teamwork that makes VCH a great place to work. Comprehensive health benefits package, including MSP, extended health and dental and municipal pension plan Grow your career with employer-paid training and leadership development opportunities Wellness supports, including counselling, critical incident and innovative wellness services are available to  employees and their immediate families Award-winning recognition programs to honour staff, medical staff and volunteers Access to exclusive discount offers and deals for VCH staff Equity, diversity, and inclusion are essential to our goals of creating a great place to work and delivering exceptional care. We acknowledge and accommodate unique differences and ensure special measures are in place so that all prospective and current employees are given an opportunity to succeed. We are committed to building a representative workforce and encourage applications reflecting diversity of sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, racialization or ancestry, disability, political belief, religion, marital or family status, age, and/or status as a First Nation, Metis, Inuit, or Indigenous person. Vancouver Coastal Health is proud to be recognized as one of Canada's Top 100 Employers in 2024. Only short-listed applicants will be contacted for this posting.
Vancouver Coastal Health
Jun 04, 2024
Temporary
Salary The salary range for this position is CAD $49.20/Hr. - CAD $63.47/Hr. Job Summary Come work as a Transition Services Coordinator with Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH)! Vancouver Coastal Health is looking for a Registered Nurse to join the Transition Services team in Vancouver, BC.  Apply today to join our team! As a Transition Services Coordinator with VCH, you will: Lead and facilitate acute to community transitions by assessing and evaluating clinical and functional need and coordinating community staff/resources in carrying out the care following discharge from an acute site. Be responsible and accountable for the development and effectiveness of policies, procedures and standards for the transition services program in community care. Coach and encourage acute and community colleagues to embrace new and evolving clinical pathways and practice (Home is Best). Plan and facilitate clinical discussions to support safe client discharges with care teams and other health care professionals; advise on the availability and eligibility for community services. Make community referrals based on client needs, urgency and best practices to determine the appropriate treatment; educate and provide consultation to the client/family. Coordinate transition of clients to long term care, utilizing clinical decision support tools (Inter-RAI MDS) as appropriate. Document and maintain client records and clinical assessments. Participate on committees as directed. Coordinate care given by others in an area or unit by way of assigning service priority to various Home Health teams and making/adjusting client/patient/resident assignments. Assist in administrative activities and optimal use of program resources. Qualifications Education & Experience Current practicing registration as a Registered Nurse with the British Columbia College of Nurses and Midwives (BCCNM). Five (5) years’ recent, related experience which includes three (3) years in a community health setting, one (1) year experience in quality improvement, research and evaluation activities, and a clinical decision-support tool for severity assessment and discharge (Acute/Subacute/SNF/Rehabilitation/Behavioural Health), experience in a tertiary health care environment, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience. Knowledge & Abilities Broad knowledge of nursing theory and practice within a client and family centred model of care. Broad knowledge of the BCCNM Standards for Nursing Practice. Broad knowledge of evidence based nursing practice related to patient acuity and bed utilization practices within a tertiary level teaching hospital. Broad knowledge of other health care disciplines and their role in client care and discharge planning. Broad knowledge of clinical studies methodology and data presentation. Demonstrated ability to apply critical thinking within clinical and evaluation activities. Demonstrated ability to work independently. Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively as a member of an interdisciplinary team. Demonstrated ability to demonstrate, facilitate and coach. Demonstrated ability to communicate orally and in writing. Demonstrated ability to communicate with, and deal effectively with, co-workers, physicians, other health care staff, clients and their families, and staff of outside agencies. Demonstrated ability to effectively deal with conflict situations. Demonstrated ability to adjust to new or unexpected events. Demonstrated ability to plan, organize and prioritize work. Demonstrated physical ability to perform the duties of the position. Demonstrated computerized software skills in word processing, databases, spreadsheets, presentations and internet access and ability to operate a computerized patient care information system. Ability to operate related equipment. Closing Statement 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. As per the current Public Health Orders, as of October 5, 2023, all employees working for Vancouver Coastal Health must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 or have received a single dose of the most-recent, updated COVID-19 vaccine. Proof of vaccination status will be required. WHY JOIN VANCOUVER COASTAL HEALTH? VCH is a world class innovator in medical care, research and teaching, delivering service to more than one million BC residents. At VCH, we embrace thinking boldly, taking smart risks, and 'going first' when we believe it will lead to the best possible outcomes for patients and their families. We invite you to join us in creating healthy lives in healthy communities by showcasing our passion for care, connection to the communities we serve and our culture of teamwork that makes VCH a great place to work. Comprehensive health benefits package, including MSP, extended health and dental and municipal pension plan Grow your career with employer-paid training and leadership development opportunities Wellness supports, including counselling, critical incident and innovative wellness services are available to  employees and their immediate families Award-winning recognition programs to honour staff, medical staff and volunteers Access to exclusive discount offers and deals for VCH staff Equity, diversity, and inclusion are essential to our goals of creating a great place to work and delivering exceptional care. We acknowledge and accommodate unique differences and ensure special measures are in place so that all prospective and current employees are given an opportunity to succeed. We are committed to building a representative workforce and encourage applications reflecting diversity of sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, racialization or ancestry, disability, political belief, religion, marital or family status, age, and/or status as a First Nation, Metis, Inuit, or Indigenous person. Vancouver Coastal Health is proud to be recognized as one of Canada's Top 100 Employers in 2024. Only short-listed applicants will be contacted for this posting.
Vancouver Coastal Health
Jun 04, 2024
Full time
Salary The salary range for this position is CAD $49.20/Hr. - CAD $63.47/Hr. Job Summary Come work as a Transition Services Coordinator with Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH)! Vancouver Coastal Health is looking for a Registered Nurse to join the Transition Services team in Vancouver, BC.  Apply today to join our team! As a Transition Services Coordinator with VCH, you will: Lead and facilitate acute to community transitions by assessing and evaluating clinical and functional need and coordinating community staff/resources in carrying out the care following discharge from an acute site. Be responsible and accountable for the development and effectiveness of policies, procedures and standards for the transition services program in community care. Coach and encourage acute and community colleagues to embrace new and evolving clinical pathways and practice (Home is Best). Plan and facilitate clinical discussions to support safe client discharges with care teams and other health care professionals; advise on the availability and eligibility for community services. Make community referrals based on client needs, urgency and best practices to determine the appropriate treatment; educate and provide consultation to the client/family. Coordinate transition of clients to long term care, utilizing clinical decision support tools (Inter-RAI MDS) as appropriate. Document and maintain client records and clinical assessments. Participate on committees as directed. Coordinate care given by others in an area or unit by way of assigning service priority to various Home Health teams and making/adjusting client/patient/resident assignments. Assist in administrative activities and optimal use of program resources. Qualifications Education & Experience Current practicing registration as a Registered Nurse with the British Columbia College of Nurses and Midwives (BCCNM). Five (5) years’ recent, related experience which includes three (3) years in a community health setting, one (1) year experience in quality improvement, research and evaluation activities, and a clinical decision-support tool for severity assessment and discharge (Acute/Subacute/SNF/Rehabilitation/Behavioural Health), experience in a tertiary health care environment, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience. Knowledge & Abilities Broad knowledge of nursing theory and practice within a client and family centred model of care. Broad knowledge of the BCCNM Standards for Nursing Practice. Broad knowledge of evidence based nursing practice related to patient acuity and bed utilization practices within a tertiary level teaching hospital. Broad knowledge of other health care disciplines and their role in client care and discharge planning. Broad knowledge of clinical studies methodology and data presentation. Demonstrated ability to apply critical thinking within clinical and evaluation activities. Demonstrated ability to work independently. Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively as a member of an interdisciplinary team. Demonstrated ability to demonstrate, facilitate and coach. Demonstrated ability to communicate orally and in writing. Demonstrated ability to communicate with, and deal effectively with, co-workers, physicians, other health care staff, clients and their families, and staff of outside agencies. Demonstrated ability to effectively deal with conflict situations. Demonstrated ability to adjust to new or unexpected events. Demonstrated ability to plan, organize and prioritize work. Demonstrated physical ability to perform the duties of the position. Demonstrated computerized software skills in word processing, databases, spreadsheets, presentations and internet access and ability to operate a computerized patient care information system. Ability to operate related equipment. Closing Statement 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. As per the current Public Health Orders, as of October 5, 2023, all employees working for Vancouver Coastal Health must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 or have received a single dose of the most-recent, updated COVID-19 vaccine. Proof of vaccination status will be required. WHY JOIN VANCOUVER COASTAL HEALTH? VCH is a world class innovator in medical care, research and teaching, delivering service to more than one million BC residents. At VCH, we embrace thinking boldly, taking smart risks, and 'going first' when we believe it will lead to the best possible outcomes for patients and their families. We invite you to join us in creating healthy lives in healthy communities by showcasing our passion for care, connection to the communities we serve and our culture of teamwork that makes VCH a great place to work. Comprehensive health benefits package, including MSP, extended health and dental and municipal pension plan Grow your career with employer-paid training and leadership development opportunities Wellness supports, including counselling, critical incident and innovative wellness services are available to  employees and their immediate families Award-winning recognition programs to honour staff, medical staff and volunteers Access to exclusive discount offers and deals for VCH staff Equity, diversity, and inclusion are essential to our goals of creating a great place to work and delivering exceptional care. We acknowledge and accommodate unique differences and ensure special measures are in place so that all prospective and current employees are given an opportunity to succeed. We are committed to building a representative workforce and encourage applications reflecting diversity of sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, racialization or ancestry, disability, political belief, religion, marital or family status, age, and/or status as a First Nation, Metis, Inuit, or Indigenous person. Vancouver Coastal Health is proud to be recognized as one of Canada's Top 100 Employers in 2024. Only short-listed applicants will be contacted for this posting.
Vancouver Coastal Health
Jun 04, 2024
Part time
Salary The salary range for this position is CAD $49.20/Hr. - CAD $63.47/Hr. Job Summary Come work as a Transition Services Coordinator with Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH)! Vancouver Coastal Health is looking for a Registered Nurse to join the Transition Services team in Vancouver, BC.  Apply today to join our team! As a Transition Services Coordinator with VCH, you will: Lead and facilitate acute to community transitions by assessing and evaluating clinical and functional need and coordinating community staff/resources in carrying out the care following discharge from an acute site. Be responsible and accountable for the development and effectiveness of policies, procedures and standards for the transition services program in community care. Coach and encourage acute and community colleagues to embrace new and evolving clinical pathways and practice (Home is Best). Plan and facilitate clinical discussions to support safe client discharges with care teams and other health care professionals; advise on the availability and eligibility for community services. Make community referrals based on client needs, urgency and best practices to determine the appropriate treatment; educate and provide consultation to the client/family. Coordinate transition of clients to long term care, utilizing clinical decision support tools (Inter-RAI MDS) as appropriate. Document and maintain client records and clinical assessments. Participate on committees as directed. Coordinate care given by others in an area or unit by way of assigning service priority to various Home Health teams and making/adjusting client/patient/resident assignments. Assist in administrative activities and optimal use of program resources. Qualifications Education & Experience Current practicing registration as a Registered Nurse with the British Columbia College of Nurses and Midwives (BCCNM). Five (5) years’ recent, related experience which includes three (3) years in a community health setting, one (1) year experience in quality improvement, research and evaluation activities, and a clinical decision-support tool for severity assessment and discharge (Acute/Subacute/SNF/Rehabilitation/Behavioural Health), experience in a tertiary health care environment, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience. Knowledge & Abilities Broad knowledge of nursing theory and practice within a client and family centred model of care. Broad knowledge of the BCCNM Standards for Nursing Practice. Broad knowledge of evidence based nursing practice related to patient acuity and bed utilization practices within a tertiary level teaching hospital. Broad knowledge of other health care disciplines and their role in client care and discharge planning. Broad knowledge of clinical studies methodology and data presentation. Demonstrated ability to apply critical thinking within clinical and evaluation activities. Demonstrated ability to work independently. Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively as a member of an interdisciplinary team. Demonstrated ability to demonstrate, facilitate and coach. Demonstrated ability to communicate orally and in writing. Demonstrated ability to communicate with, and deal effectively with, co-workers, physicians, other health care staff, clients and their families, and staff of outside agencies. Demonstrated ability to effectively deal with conflict situations. Demonstrated ability to adjust to new or unexpected events. Demonstrated ability to plan, organize and prioritize work. Demonstrated physical ability to perform the duties of the position. Demonstrated computerized software skills in word processing, databases, spreadsheets, presentations and internet access and ability to operate a computerized patient care information system. Ability to operate related equipment. Closing Statement 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. As per the current Public Health Orders, as of October 5, 2023, all employees working for Vancouver Coastal Health must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 or have received a single dose of the most-recent, updated COVID-19 vaccine. Proof of vaccination status will be required. WHY JOIN VANCOUVER COASTAL HEALTH? VCH is a world class innovator in medical care, research and teaching, delivering service to more than one million BC residents. At VCH, we embrace thinking boldly, taking smart risks, and 'going first' when we believe it will lead to the best possible outcomes for patients and their families. We invite you to join us in creating healthy lives in healthy communities by showcasing our passion for care, connection to the communities we serve and our culture of teamwork that makes VCH a great place to work. Comprehensive health benefits package, including MSP, extended health and dental and municipal pension plan Grow your career with employer-paid training and leadership development opportunities Wellness supports, including counselling, critical incident and innovative wellness services are available to  employees and their immediate families Award-winning recognition programs to honour staff, medical staff and volunteers Access to exclusive discount offers and deals for VCH staff Equity, diversity, and inclusion are essential to our goals of creating a great place to work and delivering exceptional care. We acknowledge and accommodate unique differences and ensure special measures are in place so that all prospective and current employees are given an opportunity to succeed. We are committed to building a representative workforce and encourage applications reflecting diversity of sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, racialization or ancestry, disability, political belief, religion, marital or family status, age, and/or status as a First Nation, Metis, Inuit, or Indigenous person. Vancouver Coastal Health is proud to be recognized as one of Canada's Top 100 Employers in 2024. Only short-listed applicants will be contacted for this posting.
Vancouver Coastal Health
Jun 04, 2024
Temporary
Salary The salary range for this position is CAD $49.20/Hr. - CAD $63.47/Hr. Job Summary Come work as a Transition Services Coordinator with Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH)! Vancouver Coastal Health is looking for a Registered Nurse to join the Transition Services team in Vancouver, BC. Apply today to join our team! As a Transition Services Coordinator with VCH, you will: Lead and facilitate acute to community transitions by assessing and evaluating clinical and functional need and coordinating community staff/resources in carrying out the care following discharge from an acute site. Be responsible and accountable for the development and effectiveness of policies, procedures and standards for the transition services program in community care. Coach and encourage acute and community colleagues to embrace new and evolving clinical pathways and practice (Home is Best). Plan and facilitate clinical discussions to support safe client discharges with care teams and other health care professionals; advise on the availability and eligibility for community services. Make community referrals based on client needs, urgency and best practices to determine the appropriate treatment; educate and provide consultation to the client/family. Coordinate transition of clients to long term care, utilizing clinical decision support tools (Inter-RAI MDS) as appropriate. Document and maintain client records and clinical assessments. Participate on committees as directed. Coordinate care given by others in an area or unit by way of assigning service priority to various Home Health teams and making/adjusting client/patient/resident assignments. Assist in administrative activities and optimal use of program resources. Qualifications Education & Experience Current practicing registration as a Registered Nurse with the British Columbia College of Nurses and Midwives (BCCNM). Five (5) years’ recent, related experience which includes three (3) years in a community health setting, one (1) year experience in quality improvement, research and evaluation activities, and a clinical decision-support tool for severity assessment and discharge (Acute/Subacute/SNF/Rehabilitation/Behavioural Health), experience in a tertiary health care environment, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience. Knowledge & Abilities Broad knowledge of nursing theory and practice within a client and family centred model of care. Broad knowledge of the BCCNM Standards for Nursing Practice. Broad knowledge of evidence based nursing practice related to patient acuity and bed utilization practices within a tertiary level teaching hospital. Broad knowledge of other health care disciplines and their role in client care and discharge planning. Broad knowledge of clinical studies methodology and data presentation. Demonstrated ability to apply critical thinking within clinical and evaluation activities. Demonstrated ability to work independently. Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively as a member of an interdisciplinary team. Demonstrated ability to demonstrate, facilitate and coach. Demonstrated ability to communicate orally and in writing. Demonstrated ability to communicate with, and deal effectively with, co-workers, physicians, other health care staff, clients and their families, and staff of outside agencies. Demonstrated ability to effectively deal with conflict situations. Demonstrated ability to adjust to new or unexpected events. Demonstrated ability to plan, organize and prioritize work. Demonstrated physical ability to perform the duties of the position. Demonstrated computerized software skills in word processing, databases, spreadsheets, presentations and internet access and ability to operate a computerized patient care information system. Ability to operate related equipment. Closing Statement 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. As per the current Public Health Orders, as of October 5, 2023, all employees working for Vancouver Coastal Health must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 or have received a single dose of the most-recent, updated COVID-19 vaccine. Proof of vaccination status will be required. WHY JOIN VANCOUVER COASTAL HEALTH? VCH is a world class innovator in medical care, research and teaching, delivering service to more than one million BC residents. At VCH, we embrace thinking boldly, taking smart risks, and 'going first' when we believe it will lead to the best possible outcomes for patients and their families. We invite you to join us in creating healthy lives in healthy communities by showcasing our passion for care, connection to the communities we serve and our culture of teamwork that makes VCH a great place to work. Comprehensive health benefits package, including MSP, extended health and dental and municipal pension plan Grow your career with employer-paid training and leadership development opportunities Wellness supports, including counselling, critical incident and innovative wellness services are available to  employees and their immediate families Award-winning recognition programs to honour staff, medical staff and volunteers Access to exclusive discount offers and deals for VCH staff Equity, diversity, and inclusion are essential to our goals of creating a great place to work and delivering exceptional care. We acknowledge and accommodate unique differences and ensure special measures are in place so that all prospective and current employees are given an opportunity to succeed. We are committed to building a representative workforce and encourage applications reflecting diversity of sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, racialization or ancestry, disability, political belief, religion, marital or family status, age, and/or status as a First Nation, Metis, Inuit, or Indigenous person. Vancouver Coastal Health is proud to be recognized as one of Canada's Top 100 Employers in 2024. Only short-listed applicants will be contacted for this posting.
Vancouver Coastal Health
Jun 04, 2024
Part time
Salary The salary range for this position is CAD $49.20/Hr. - CAD $63.47/Hr. Job Summary Come work as a Transition Services Coordinator with Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH)! Vancouver Coastal Health is looking for a Registered Nurse to join the Transition Services team in Vancouver, BC.  Apply today to join our team! As a Transition Services Coordinator with VCH, you will: Lead and facilitate acute to community transitions by assessing and evaluating clinical and functional need and coordinating community staff/resources in carrying out the care following discharge from an acute site. Be responsible and accountable for the development and effectiveness of policies, procedures and standards for the transition services program in community care. Coach and encourage acute and community colleagues to embrace new and evolving clinical pathways and practice (Home is Best). Plan and facilitate clinical discussions to support safe client discharges with care teams and other health care professionals; advise on the availability and eligibility for community services. Make community referrals based on client needs, urgency and best practices to determine the appropriate treatment; educate and provide consultation to the client/family. Coordinate transition of clients to long term care, utilizing clinical decision support tools (Inter-RAI MDS) as appropriate. Document and maintain client records and clinical assessments. Participate on committees as directed. Coordinate care given by others in an area or unit by way of assigning service priority to various Home Health teams and making/adjusting client/patient/resident assignments. Assist in administrative activities and optimal use of program resources. Qualifications Education & Experience Current practicing registration as a Registered Nurse with the British Columbia College of Nurses and Midwives (BCCNM). Five (5) years’ recent, related experience which includes three (3) years in a community health setting, one (1) year experience in quality improvement, research and evaluation activities, and a clinical decision-support tool for severity assessment and discharge (Acute/Subacute/SNF/Rehabilitation/Behavioural Health), experience in a tertiary health care environment, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience. Knowledge & Abilities Broad knowledge of nursing theory and practice within a client and family centred model of care. Broad knowledge of the BCCNM Standards for Nursing Practice. Broad knowledge of evidence based nursing practice related to patient acuity and bed utilization practices within a tertiary level teaching hospital. Broad knowledge of other health care disciplines and their role in client care and discharge planning. Broad knowledge of clinical studies methodology and data presentation. Demonstrated ability to apply critical thinking within clinical and evaluation activities. Demonstrated ability to work independently. Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively as a member of an interdisciplinary team. Demonstrated ability to demonstrate, facilitate and coach. Demonstrated ability to communicate orally and in writing. Demonstrated ability to communicate with, and deal effectively with, co-workers, physicians, other health care staff, clients and their families, and staff of outside agencies. Demonstrated ability to effectively deal with conflict situations. Demonstrated ability to adjust to new or unexpected events. Demonstrated ability to plan, organize and prioritize work. Demonstrated physical ability to perform the duties of the position. Demonstrated computerized software skills in word processing, databases, spreadsheets, presentations and internet access and ability to operate a computerized patient care information system. Ability to operate related equipment. Closing Statement 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. As per the current Public Health Orders, as of October 5, 2023, all employees working for Vancouver Coastal Health must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 or have received a single dose of the most-recent, updated COVID-19 vaccine. Proof of vaccination status will be required. WHY JOIN VANCOUVER COASTAL HEALTH? VCH is a world class innovator in medical care, research and teaching, delivering service to more than one million BC residents. At VCH, we embrace thinking boldly, taking smart risks, and 'going first' when we believe it will lead to the best possible outcomes for patients and their families. We invite you to join us in creating healthy lives in healthy communities by showcasing our passion for care, connection to the communities we serve and our culture of teamwork that makes VCH a great place to work. Comprehensive health benefits package, including MSP, extended health and dental and municipal pension plan Grow your career with employer-paid training and leadership development opportunities Wellness supports, including counselling, critical incident and innovative wellness services are available to  employees and their immediate families Award-winning recognition programs to honour staff, medical staff and volunteers Access to exclusive discount offers and deals for VCH staff Equity, diversity, and inclusion are essential to our goals of creating a great place to work and delivering exceptional care. We acknowledge and accommodate unique differences and ensure special measures are in place so that all prospective and current employees are given an opportunity to succeed. We are committed to building a representative workforce and encourage applications reflecting diversity of sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, racialization or ancestry, disability, political belief, religion, marital or family status, age, and/or status as a First Nation, Metis, Inuit, or Indigenous person. Vancouver Coastal Health is proud to be recognized as one of Canada's Top 100 Employers in 2024. Only short-listed applicants will be contacted for this posting.
Vancouver Coastal Health
Jun 03, 2024
Full time
Salary The salary range for this position is CAD $41.42/Hr. - CAD $55.91/Hr. Job Summary Come work as a Nurse in the Cardiac Surgery Intensive Care Unit (CSICU) at Vancouver General Hospital! Vancouver Coastal Health is looking for Registered Nurses to join the Cardiac Surgery Intensive Care Unit (CSICU) at Vancouver General Hospital. Apply today to join our team! As a Registered Nurse in the Cardiac Surgery Intensive Care Unit you will: Provide nursing care to high risk critically ill clients with unpredictable outcomes attached to life-support equipment, and/or clients in post-anaesthetic recovery, both by working independently and as a member of a interdisciplinary team. Enhance quality of life from the perspective of the client/family. Consult, confer, and collaborate with other health care givers. Demonstrate expertise and leadership in nursing practice. Maintain and advance your own clinical competence. Participate on designated hospital committees/teams and approved research projects as assigned. Qualifications Education & Experience Current practicing registration as a Registered Nurse with the British Columbia College of Nurses and Midwives (BCCNM) Completion of a recognized critical care nursing program or two years' recent, related critical care experience. Knowledge & Abilities Broad knowledge of nursing theory and practice within a client/family centred model of care. Broad knowledge of BCCNM standards for nursing practice. Thorough knowledge of the indications, actions, reactions, routes, dosages, and side effects of anaesthetic and other drugs used in critical care environment. Thorough knowledge of nursing problems commonly encountered in a critical care environment. Thorough knowledge of the physiological and behavioural aspects of complex critical illnesses. Knowledge of other health care disciplines and their role in client care. Demonstrated ability in nursing practice to assess and manage critical and life-threatening situations. Demonstrated ability to respond immediately and appropriately to sudden emergencies. Demonstrated ability to organize and prioritize workload. Demonstrated ability to plan and implement plans of care. Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively as a member of an interdisciplinary team. Demonstrated ability to communicate with, and deal effectively with, clients and their families, co-workers, physicians, and other health care staff. Demonstrated ability to communicate in writing accurately, concisely, and clearly. Demonstrated ability to teach clients and their families. Demonstrated ability to provide leadership and work direction. Demonstrated physical ability to perform the duties of the position. Demonstrated skill in CPR techniques Skill in techniques appropriate to a critical care environment. Skill in the use of critical care monitoring and support equipment. Basic computer literacy to operate a computerized patient care information system. Closing Statement 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. As per the current Public Health Orders, as of October 5, 2023, all employees working for Vancouver Coastal Health must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 or have received a single dose of the most-recent, updated COVID-19 vaccine. Proof of vaccination status will be required. WHY JOIN VANCOUVER COASTAL HEALTH? VCH is a world class innovator in medical care, research and teaching, delivering service to more than one million BC residents. At VCH, we embrace thinking boldly, taking smart risks, and 'going first' when we believe it will lead to the best possible outcomes for patients and their families. We invite you to join us in creating healthy lives in healthy communities by showcasing our passion for care, connection to the communities we serve and our culture of teamwork that makes VCH a great place to work. Comprehensive health benefits package, including MSP, extended health and dental and municipal pension plan Grow your career with employer-paid training and leadership development opportunities Wellness supports, including counselling, critical incident and innovative wellness services are available to employees and their immediate families Award-winning recognition programs to honour staff, medical staff and volunteers Access to exclusive discount offers and deals for VCH staff Equity, diversity, and inclusion are essential to our goals of creating a great place to work and delivering exceptional care. We acknowledge and accommodate unique differences and ensure special measures are in place so that all prospective and current employees are given an opportunity to succeed. We are committed to building a representative workforce and encourage applications reflecting diversity of sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, racialization or ancestry, disability, political belief, religion, marital or family status, age, and/or status as a First Nation, Metis, Inuit, or Indigenous person. Vancouver Coastal Health is proud to be recognized as one of Canada's Top 100 Employers in 2024. Only short-listed applicants will be contacted for this posting.
Vancouver Coastal Health
Jun 03, 2024
Full time
Salary The salary range for this position is CAD $41.42/Hr. - CAD $55.91/Hr. Job Summary Come work as a Mental Health and Substance Use Nurse with Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH)! Vancouver Coastal Health is looking for a   Registered Nurse (RN)   or  Registered Psychiatric Nurse (RPN)   to join the team at the HOpe Centre at Lions Gate Hospital in North Vancouver, BC. Apply today to join our team! About Carlile: Carlile is a acute mental health & substance use unit, serving patients 17-25 years of age, located at the HOpe Centre in North Vancouver. As a Mental Health & Substance Use Nurse, you will: Provide individualized direct nursing care, discharge planning and case coordination services to a wide range of clients with severe and persistent mental illness, concurrent disorders and/or dementia and is responsible for the full range of clinical practice and the client-centred rehabilitation program by working independently and as a member of a team. Enhance quality of life from the perspective of the client/family. Perform physical and psychosocial rehabilitation assessments. Consult, confer and collaborate with other health care givers and family members to develop, implement, evaluate and modify individualized strength-based treatment plans. Establish, maintain and enhance therapeutic relationships based on respect. Administer prescribed medicines, monitor client response and provide/demonstrate ongoing information to the client/family on activities of daily living, use of medication and side-effects and integration of illness to their lifestyle. Prepare and maintain client records according to established standards, participate in team meeting, engage in team planning and quality improvement activities and maintain and update your own knowledge. Qualifications Education & Experience Current practicing registration as a Registered Nurse or a Registered Psychiatric Nurse with the British Columbia College of Nurses and Midwives (BCCNM). Completion of a minimum 6 week or 240 hours of clinical practicum/preceptorship in a mental health setting supplemented by completion of coursework in mental health or an equivalent combination of education, training or experience. Knowledge, Skills & Abilities Demonstrated knowledge of concurrent disorders, substance use and abuse, harm reduction strategies including assessment and intervention. Demonstrated knowledge of the principles and practices of conceptual models of psychiatric care including: person and family centered care, trauma-informed care, recovery model in mental illness and psychosocial rehabilitation methodology. Demonstrated knowledge of the Mental Health Act as it applies to the rights and obligations of clients and staff. Demonstrated knowledge of community, social and mental health resources. Demonstrated knowledge of impact of social, cultural and family systems on health outcomes. Demonstrated ability to provide nursing assessments and interventions such as facilitating group process, conflict resolution, crisis interventions, individual and group counselling. Demonstrated ability to plan and implement care plans and anticipate and respond to potential complications and care issues relevant to the designated client group. Demonstrated ability to participate in the development and delivery of educational programs and materials for clients and families based on education theories, principles and best practices. Demonstrated ability to identify emotional, social, or environmental barriers and intervene to eliminate stigma. Demonstrated ability to document client care on appropriate systems/forms in accordance with organizational and unit standards in a timely and accurate manner. Demonstrated ability to effectively manage conflict situations and aggressive behaviour and use non-violent crisis intervention and behavioural management techniques. Demonstrated ability to model and mentor new staff and students. Demonstrated skill in performing autonomous scope of practice and standards of care relevant to designated client population. Demonstrated skill in clinical techniques and the use of applicable equipment and supplies. Closing Statement 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. As per the current Public Health Orders, as of October 5, 2023, all employees working for Vancouver Coastal Health must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 or have received a single dose of the most-recent, updated COVID-19 vaccine. Proof of vaccination status will be required. WHY JOIN VANCOUVER COASTAL HEALTH? VCH is a world class innovator in medical care, research and teaching, delivering service to more than one million BC residents. At VCH, we embrace thinking boldly, taking smart risks, and "going first" when we believe it will lead to the best possible outcomes for patients and their families. We invite you to join us in creating healthy lives in healthy communities by showcasing our passion for care, connection to the communities we serve and our culture of teamwork that makes VCH a great place to work. Comprehensive health benefits package, including MSP, extended health and dental and municipal pension plan Grow your career with employer-paid training and leadership development opportunities Wellness supports, including counselling, critical incident and innovative wellness services are available to employees and their immediate families Award-winning recognition programs to honour staff, medical staff and volunteers Access to exclusive discount offers and deals for VCH staff Equity, diversity, and inclusion are essential to our goals of creating a great place to work and delivering exceptional care. We acknowledge and accommodate unique differences and ensure special measures are in place so that all prospective and current employees are given an opportunity to succeed. We are committed to building a representative workforce and encourage applications reflecting diversity of sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, racialization or ancestry, disability, political belief, religion, marital or family status, age, and/or status as a First Nation, Metis, Inuit, or Indigenous person. Vancouver Coastal Health is proud to be recognized as one of Canada's Top 100 Employers in 2024. Only short-listed applicants will be contacted for this posting.
Vancouver Coastal Health
May 31, 2024
Full time
Salary The salary range for this position is CAD $54.19/Hr. - CAD $77.89/Hr. Job Summary Come work as a Project Manager II with Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH)!   Vancouver Coastal Health is looking for a Project Manager II to join the Project Management Office team. We would love someone with a clinical background to bring that expertise to the team; apply today to join our team!   As a Project Manager II with Vancouver Coastal Health you will: Reporting to the Project Director or Steering Committee, the Project Manager leads and directs all aspects of assigned projects for designated programs/services within a Community of Care (CoC) and/or throughout Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH). Ensure that project deliverables are completed on time and on budget, as described in the project plan. Lead and coordinates project activities including financial responsibility for the project and management of resources as deemed necessary to meet the schedule and budget for project deliverables. Works with stakeholders at all levels and inspires others to achieve goals and deliverables through facilitation, effective communication of corporate visions, and ensuring the culture is one in which individual competencies can thrive. Establishes project team and provides leadership, guidance and support to designated project staff. Projects may involve process improvement and work redesign, productivity review/staff deployment and the provision of strategic information to support those processes. Conduct research and make recommendations have a direct financial and staff resources impact. Communicates with all levels of staff and management within the CoC and/or across VCH to facilitate consensus, consult, negotiate and share information. Liaise with consultants, vendors and other health care entities and other external agencies to negotiate contracts for the provision of goods and services. Qualifications Education & Experience Master’s Degree in Health Services Administration, Business Administration or relevant health care discipline. Seven (7) to ten (10) year's recent, related experience that includes hospital budgeting, managing large-scale projects, and facilitating and managing consultation processes with a wide range of stakeholder groups. Current registration with relevant professional College/Association, if applicable. Excellent communication skills to function within a complex interdisciplinary environment including ability to communicate with the physician community. Computer literacy with word-processing, spreadsheet, presentation, project management and database applications. Knowledge & Abilities Displays comprehensive knowledge of project management principles and methodologies and ability to coach team members on these skills. Uses sound business acumen to manage the fiscal resources of assigned projects/services in a manner that is financially responsible and consistent with overall goals of the organization. Utilizes initiative, vision, independent thinking and creative problem-solving abilities to implement project plans and realize project completion. Maintains a broad knowledge of patient care delivery systems in primary, acute and community settings. Maintains a thorough understanding of available resources for projects and applicable stakeholder groups, provides feedback and detailed analysis on project processes and makes recommendations as required. Utilizes effective facilitation, persuasion and negotiation abilities to achieve consensus, resolve conflict and achieve desired outcomes. Works effectively under time pressure to meet deadlines, balance work priorities and resolve problems in a timely manner. Physical ability to perform the duties of the position. Closing Statement As per the current Public Health Orders, as of October 5, 2023, all employees working for Vancouver Coastal Health must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 or have received a single dose of the most-recent, updated COVID-19 vaccine. Proof of vaccination status will be required. Why Join Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH): VCH is a world class innovator in medical care, research and teaching, delivering service to more than one million BC residents. At VCH, we embrace thinking boldly, taking smart risks, and 'going first' when we believe it will lead to the best possible outcomes for patients and their families. We invite you to join us in creating healthy lives in healthy communities by showcasing our passion for care, connection to the communities we serve and our culture of teamwork that makes VCH a great place to work. Comprehensive health benefits package, including MSP, extended health and dental and municipal pension plan Grow your career with employer-paid training and leadership development opportunities Wellness supports, including counselling, critical incident and innovative wellness services are available to employees and their immediate families Award-winning recognition programs to honour staff, medical staff and volunteers Access to exclusive discount offers and deals for VCH staff Equity, diversity, and inclusion are essential to our goals of creating a great place to work and delivering exceptional care. We acknowledge and accommodate unique differences and ensure special measures are in place so that all prospective and current employees are given an opportunity to succeed. We are committed to building a representative workforce and encourage applications reflecting diversity of sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, racialization or ancestry, disability, political belief, religion, marital or family status, age, and/or status as a First Nation, Metis, Inuit, or Indigenous person. Vancouver Coastal Health is proud to be recognized as one of Canada's Top 100 Employers in 2024. Only short-listed applicants will be contacted for this posting.
Vancouver Coastal Health
May 31, 2024
Contractor
Salary The salary range for this position is CAD $41.42/Hr. - CAD $55.91/Hr. Job Summary Come work as an Chronic Disease Prevention Management Nurse with Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH)!   Vancouver Coastal Health is looking for a Registered Nurse (RN) to join the Chronic Disease Services team at West Vancouver Community Centre in West Vancouver, BC. Apply today to join our team!   As an Chronic Disease Prevention Management Nurse with Vancouver Coastal Health you will: Provide chronic disease management education and clinical intervention to a designated client population on an individual and/or group basis who are at risk for chronic diseases. Participate in the development, implementation, delivery and evaluation of education and early intervention and chronic disease management programs. Conduct outpatient assessments. Support client self-management of chronic disease through teaching, counselling and lifestyle adjustments. Share information and collaborate with other healthcare teams to ensure the provision of quality chronic disease management services through the healthcare system. Qualifications Education & Experience Current practicing registration as a Registered Nurse with the British Columbia College of Nurses and Midwives (BCCNM). Two (2) years’ recent related clinical experience in a community and/or outpatient care setting assessing and treating clients with chronic diseases such as diabetes within a chronic management framework including supporting self management, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience. Eligible for accreditation as a Certified Diabetes Educator (CDE). Valid BC Driver’s license and access to a personal vehicle for business-related purposes, as required. Knowledge, Skills & Abilities Comprehensive knowledge of nursing theory and practice within a client and family centred model of care. Comprehensive knowledge of the BCCNM Standards of Practice for registered nurses. Comprehensive knowledge of evidence based nursing practice related to diabetes (prevention/management) and diabetes education. Comprehensive knowledge of chronic disease management and self-management support. Working knowledge of community resources. Comprehensive knowledge of other health care disciplines and their role in client care. Comprehensive knowledge of cultural diversity and its relation to healthy lifestyle behaviors. Broad knowledge of research process and methodology. Demonstrated ability to provide leadership and work direction. Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively as a member of an interdisciplinary team. Demonstrated ability to communicate orally and in writing. Demonstrated ability to develop and present educational programs and materials. Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing with co-workers, physicians, other health care staff, clients and their families and outside agencies. Demonstrated ability to adjust to new or unexpected events. Demonstrated ability to plan, organize and prioritize work. Demonstrated ability to deal with and/or guide others in resolution of conflict issues. Demonstrated skill in the use of medical equipment and supplies appropriate to Diabetes. Demonstrated skill in techniques appropriate to Diabetes Education. Demonstrated skill in CPR techniques. Demonstrated physical ability to perform the duties of the position. Demonstrated ability to access computerized multi-media resources for diabetes education. Demonstrated ability to organize, analyse and problem solve. Ability to operate related equipment including applicable software applications. Physical ability to perform the duties of the position. Closing Statement Position is with the North Shore Diabetes Education Centre. Clinical experience required with clients who range in age from Pediatric to Geriatric in the prevention and/or management of Type 1, Type 2 and Gestational Diabetes. Education and care is offered as in-person and/or virtual group and individual 1:1 appointments.    Knowledge/experience supporting clients on insulin pump therapy and CDE certification are assets.   Please visit www.vch.ca/nsdec for program details   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. Successful applicants may be required to complete a Criminal Records Review Check. As per the current Public Health Orders, as of October 5, 2023, all employees working for Vancouver Coastal Health must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 or have received a single dose of the most-recent, updated COVID-19 vaccine. Proof of vaccination status will be required. WHY JOIN VANCOUVER COASTAL HEALTH? VCH is a world class innovator in medical care, research and teaching, delivering service to more than one million BC residents. At VCH, we embrace thinking boldly, taking smart risks, and 'going first' when we believe it will lead to the best possible outcomes for patients and their families. We invite you to join us in creating healthy lives in healthy communities by showcasing our passion for care, connection to the communities we serve and our culture of teamwork that makes VCH a great place to work. Comprehensive health benefits package, including MSP, extended health and dental and municipal pension plan Grow your career with employer-paid training and leadership development opportunities Wellness supports, including counselling, critical incident and innovative wellness services are available to employees and their immediate families Award-winning recognition programs to honour staff, medical staff and volunteers Access to exclusive discount offers and deals for VCH staff Equity, diversity, and inclusion are essential to our goals of creating a great place to work and delivering exceptional care. We acknowledge and accommodate unique differences and ensure special measures are in place so that all prospective and current employees are given an opportunity to succeed. We are committed to building a representative workforce and encourage applications reflecting diversity of sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, racialization or ancestry, disability, political belief, religion, marital or family status, age, and/or status as a First Nation, Metis, Inuit, or Indigenous person. Vancouver Coastal Health is proud to be recognized as one of Canada's Top 100 Employers in 2024. Only short-listed applicants will be contacted for this posting.
Vancouver Coastal Health
May 31, 2024
Part time
Salary The salary range for this position is CAD $41.42/Hr. - CAD $55.91/Hr. Job Summary Come work as a Primary Care Nurse with Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH)! Vancouver Coastal Health is looking for a Registered Nurse to join the Primary Care Network (PCN) team working out of the North Shore Community in North Vancouver, BC. Apply today to join our team! As a Primary Care Nurse with VCH you will: Assess, plan, implement and evaluate nursing care for patients/clients and caregiver(s). Maintain partnership with the Primary Care Provider in accordance with the local PCN care delivery model as co-designed by the PCN Partners (local Division of Family Practice, VCH Community of Care and First Nations Partners). Apply health promotion, chronic disease management, advance care planning, and/or self-care management principles to conduct assessments, identify problems, provide direct care, and address issues or variances from the plan of care. Provide continuity of care by liaising with team members, coordinating ongoing care (internal and external), supporting transitions and navigating services. Act as a nursing resource for the team by applying problem-solving and critical thinking skills and providing information based on nursing theory and practices. About Primary Care Networks (PCN) This new model of care includes a multi-disciplinary team of nurses, pharmacists and allied health professionals, working alongside and supporting family physicians, nurse practitioners at primary care offices, Primary Care Community Health Centres, Urgent and Primary Care centres, and services delivered by not-for-profit community health partners. Team members involved in the patient’s care will work closely together, so that they can get a full picture of the health care needs. PCNs are expected to provide patients and primary care providers with strong, effective links to hospitals and diagnostic service providers. Qualifications Education & Experience Current practicing registration as a Registered Nurse with the BC College of Nurses and Midwives (BCCNM). One (1) year recent, related clinical experience relevant to the designated clinical area, or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience. Valid B.C. driver’s license and access to a vehicle. Knowledge & Abilities Demonstrated ability in applying critical thinking skills within safe limits of patient care. Demonstrated understanding and knowledge and skills within primary care as well as theory and practice within a patient/client and family centred model of care. Demonstrated knowledge of relevant Professional Regulations and Standards (e.g Community Health Nurse of Canada (CHNC) competencies and standards of practice). Demonstrated knowledge and skill in the provision of evidence-based clinical practice related to primary care. Demonstrated knowledge of provincial acts, regulations, and program policies and guidelines related to home, community and primary care. Demonstrated knowledge of acute, chronic disease, mental health and substance use, palliative and health management and self-management support. Demonstrated ability to provide competent and culturally safe care in a variety of settings and with diverse populations Demonstrated ability to promote Indigenous Cultural Safety. Demonstrated understanding of Trauma Informed Practice, Harm Reduction and Recovery Oriented Care. Demonstrated ability to recognize when referral to another health care professional is required Demonstrated ability to support seamless transition in care. Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively. Demonstrated ability to employ effective conflict resolution. Demonstrated ability to work independently and set priorities for care. Demonstrated knowledge of other health disciplines and their role in patient/client care. Demonstrated ability to use research in practice. Demonstrated knowledge of adult education principles and ability to teach and coach patients/clients and caregiver(s) families. Demonstrated computer skills including the ability to effectively use a computerized patient/client care information documentation system. Demonstrated skill in CPR techniques Physical ability to perform the duties of the position. Ability to operate related equipment. Closing Statement 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. As per the current Public Health Orders, as of October 5, 2023, all employees working for Vancouver Coastal Health must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 or have received a single dose of the most-recent, updated COVID-19 vaccine. Proof of vaccination status will be required. WHY JOIN VANCOUVER COASTAL HEALTH? VCH is a world class innovator in medical care, research and teaching, delivering service to more than one million BC residents. At VCH, we embrace thinking boldly, taking smart risks, and "going first" when we believe it will lead to the best possible outcomes for patients and their families. We invite you to join us in creating healthy lives in healthy communities by showcasing our passion for care, connection to the communities we serve and our culture of teamwork that makes VCH a great place to work. Comprehensive health benefits package, including MSP, extended health and dental and municipal pension plan Grow your career with employer-paid training and leadership development opportunities Wellness supports, including counselling, critical incident and innovative wellness services are available to employees and their immediate families Award-winning recognition programs to honour staff, medical staff and volunteers Access to exclusive discount offers and deals for VCH staff Equity, diversity, and inclusion are essential to our goals of creating a great place to work and delivering exceptional care. We acknowledge and accommodate unique differences and ensure special measures are in place so that all prospective and current employees are given an opportunity to succeed. We are committed to building a representative workforce and encourage applications reflecting diversity of sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, racialization or ancestry, disability, political belief, religion, marital or family status, age, and/or status as a First Nation, Metis, Inuit, or Indigenous person. Vancouver Coastal Health is proud to be recognized as one of Canada's Top 100 Employers in 2024. Only short-listed applicants will be contacted for this posting.
Vancouver Coastal Health
May 31, 2024
Full time
Salary The salary range for this position is CAD $41.42/Hr. - CAD $55.91/Hr. Job Summary Come work as a Primary Care Nurse with Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH)! Vancouver Coastal Health is looking for a Registered Nurse to join the Primary Care Network (PCN) team working out of the North Shore Community in North Vancouver, BC. Apply today to join our team! As a Primary Care Nurse with VCH you will: Assess, plan, implement and evaluate nursing care for patients/clients and caregiver(s). Maintain partnership with the Primary Care Provider in accordance with the local PCN care delivery model as co-designed by the PCN Partners (local Division of Family Practice, VCH Community of Care and First Nations Partners). Apply health promotion, chronic disease management, advance care planning, and/or self-care management principles to conduct assessments, identify problems, provide direct care, and address issues or variances from the plan of care. Provide continuity of care by liaising with team members, coordinating ongoing care (internal and external), supporting transitions and navigating services. Act as a nursing resource for the team by applying problem-solving and critical thinking skills and providing information based on nursing theory and practices. About Primary Care Networks (PCN) This new model of care includes a multi-disciplinary team of nurses, pharmacists and allied health professionals, working alongside and supporting family physicians, nurse practitioners at primary care offices, Primary Care Community Health Centres, Urgent and Primary Care centres, and services delivered by not-for-profit community health partners. Team members involved in the patient’s care will work closely together, so that they can get a full picture of the health care needs. PCNs are expected to provide patients and primary care providers with strong, effective links to hospitals and diagnostic service providers. Qualifications Education & Experience Current practicing registration as a Registered Nurse with the BC College of Nurses and Midwives (BCCNM). One (1) year recent, related clinical experience relevant to the designated clinical area, or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience. Valid B.C. driver’s license and access to a vehicle. Knowledge & Abilities Demonstrated ability in applying critical thinking skills within safe limits of patient care. Demonstrated understanding and knowledge and skills within primary care as well as theory and practice within a patient/client and family centred model of care. Demonstrated knowledge of relevant Professional Regulations and Standards (e.g Community Health Nurse of Canada (CHNC) competencies and standards of practice). Demonstrated knowledge and skill in the provision of evidence-based clinical practice related to primary care. Demonstrated knowledge of provincial acts, regulations, and program policies and guidelines related to home, community and primary care. Demonstrated knowledge of acute, chronic disease, mental health and substance use, palliative and health management and self-management support. Demonstrated ability to provide competent and culturally safe care in a variety of settings and with diverse populations Demonstrated ability to promote Indigenous Cultural Safety. Demonstrated understanding of Trauma Informed Practice, Harm Reduction and Recovery Oriented Care. Demonstrated ability to recognize when referral to another health care professional is required Demonstrated ability to support seamless transition in care. Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively. Demonstrated ability to employ effective conflict resolution. Demonstrated ability to work independently and set priorities for care. Demonstrated knowledge of other health disciplines and their role in patient/client care. Demonstrated ability to use research in practice. Demonstrated knowledge of adult education principles and ability to teach and coach patients/clients and caregiver(s) families. Demonstrated computer skills including the ability to effectively use a computerized patient/client care information documentation system. Demonstrated skill in CPR techniques Physical ability to perform the duties of the position. Ability to operate related equipment. Closing Statement 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. As per the current Public Health Orders, as of October 5, 2023, all employees working for Vancouver Coastal Health must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 or have received a single dose of the most-recent, updated COVID-19 vaccine. Proof of vaccination status will be required. WHY JOIN VANCOUVER COASTAL HEALTH? VCH is a world class innovator in medical care, research and teaching, delivering service to more than one million BC residents. At VCH, we embrace thinking boldly, taking smart risks, and "going first" when we believe it will lead to the best possible outcomes for patients and their families. We invite you to join us in creating healthy lives in healthy communities by showcasing our passion for care, connection to the communities we serve and our culture of teamwork that makes VCH a great place to work. Comprehensive health benefits package, including MSP, extended health and dental and municipal pension plan Grow your career with employer-paid training and leadership development opportunities Wellness supports, including counselling, critical incident and innovative wellness services are available to employees and their immediate families Award-winning recognition programs to honour staff, medical staff and volunteers Access to exclusive discount offers and deals for VCH staff Equity, diversity, and inclusion are essential to our goals of creating a great place to work and delivering exceptional care. We acknowledge and accommodate unique differences and ensure special measures are in place so that all prospective and current employees are given an opportunity to succeed. We are committed to building a representative workforce and encourage applications reflecting diversity of sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, racialization or ancestry, disability, political belief, religion, marital or family status, age, and/or status as a First Nation, Metis, Inuit, or Indigenous person. Vancouver Coastal Health is proud to be recognized as one of Canada's Top 100 Employers in 2024. Only short-listed applicants will be contacted for this posting.
Vancouver Coastal Health
May 23, 2024
Full time
Salary The salary range for this position is CAD $54.19/Hr. - CAD $77.89/Hr. Job Summary Come work as a Clinical Nurse Specialist, Perinatal with Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH)! Vancouver Coastal Health is looking for a Clinical Nurse Specialist to join the Perinatal team. Apply today to join our team! This position works in collaboration with operations, practice and on strategic planning for Perinatal Services within the Coastal Community of Care. We are looking for a strong team player who appreciates collaborating with a wide range of health professionals and enjoys a supportive and caring work environment. As well, we hope to find a leader who supports patient safety, quality improvement initiatives, best practice, and family centered care. The ideal candidate would hold a Perinatal Specialty Nursing Certificate or a CNA Certification in Perinatal Nursing. As well, being an NRP or FHS instructor would be an asset. As a Clinical Nurse Specialist, Perinatal with Vancouver Coastal Health you will: Be responsible for providing leadership and direction in the delivery of nursing care and the formulation of organizational policies relevant to such care. Work within the organization’s leadership framework to foster, facilitate and achieve the highest standards of service delivery and leads in the planning, development and implementation of clinical policies and programs designed for improving patient/client care. Provide expert advice and consultation in the areas of nursing, resource planning, program and health system improvement, research and professional development to support quality and utilization initiatives. Continuously evaluate practice and contribute to the ongoing organizational development of practice knowledge by evaluating research and developing frameworks and strategies to facilitate the implementation of best practices. Function as clinical leader in the Perinatal-Pediatric program and advance nursing practice in the area of this specialty through the use of advanced practice and evidence based research. Work closely with Professional Practice leaders and acts as a liaison between various hospitals and/or community programs to facilitate integration of care across the continuum and reports on professional nursing practice matters. Provide leadership and expert consultation to team members and other health care staff, patients/clients and families/significant others. Work collaboratively with Program Managers, Medical Directors, Clinical Educators, Nurse Clinicians, staff nurses, and others members of the interdisciplinary team to pro-actively move nursing practice forward at the regional, provincial, and national levels. Qualifications Education & Experience Masters degree in Nursing; plus current practicing registration as a Registered Nurse with the British Columbia College of Nurses and Midwives (BCCNM). A minimum of five (5) year’s recent related experience working in a health care setting with a focus in Perinatal-Pediatric Programs and in a progressive leadership role. Canadian Nurses Association certification in Perinatal-Pediatrics Programs or membership in related provincial, national and/or international professional association(s) Perinatal-Pediatrics Programs preferred. Knowledge & Abilities Effectively collaborates to build relationships that promote the achievement of cooperative goals and contribute to an atmosphere of trust and mutual respect. Develops and maintains strong relationships with key internal and external partners to promote and enhance services provided with trauma informed, cuturally safe approach to equity, diversity and indigenous culturally safety. Professionally consults to enable the successful sharing of expertise with caregivers, patients/clients, families/significant others, other members of the public, and colleagues. Proficiently provides and vigilantly evaluates education/orientation on complex advanced practices and abilities to ensure skills levels are acquired or maintained by team members to meet overall practice and care standards. Utilizes expert acute clinical evaluation skills to assess needs of the patient/client and their families/significant others. Skillfully, and in consultation with academic institutions and professional bodies, identifies/develops discipline specific standards for teaching and education. Collaboratively leads in the identification, planning and implementation of ongoing activities to support research initiatives. Effectively leads and directs staff by providing a work environment that fosters motivation and respectful relationships, and enables decision-making. Exhibits advanced verbal, written, and technological communication and presentation skills when disseminating information/advice and/or promoting the use of research findings. Applies knowledge of a wide range of cross-cultural and diversity issues within a health care environment. Closing Statement 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. Successful applicants may be required to complete a Criminal Records Review Check. As per the current Public Health Orders, as of October 5, 2023, all employees working for Vancouver Coastal Health must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 or have received a single dose of the most-recent, updated COVID-19 vaccine. Proof of vaccination status will be required. WHY JOIN VANCOUVER COASTAL HEALTH? VCH is a world class innovator in medical care, research and teaching, delivering service to more than one million BC residents. At VCH, we embrace thinking boldly, taking smart risks, and 'going first' when we believe it will lead to the best possible outcomes for patients and their families. We invite you to join us in creating healthy lives in healthy communities by showcasing our passion for care, connection to the communities we serve and our culture of teamwork that makes VCH a great place to work. Comprehensive health benefits package, including MSP, extended health and dental and municipal pension plan Grow your career with employer-paid training and leadership development opportunities Wellness supports, including counselling, critical incident and innovative wellness services are available to employees and their immediate families Award-winning recognition programs to honour staff, medical staff and volunteers Access to exclusive discount offers and deals for VCH staff Equity, diversity, and inclusion are essential to our goals of creating a great place to work and delivering exceptional care. We acknowledge and accommodate unique differences and ensure special measures are in place so that all prospective and current employees are given an opportunity to succeed. We are committed to building a representative workforce and encourage applications reflecting diversity of sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, racialization or ancestry, disability, political belief, religion, marital or family status, age, and/or status as a First Nation, Metis, Inuit, or Indigenous person. Vancouver Coastal Health is proud to be recognized as one of Canada's Top 100 Employers in 2024. Only short-listed applicants will be contacted for this posting.