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Vancouver Coastal Health
Jun 28, 2022
Full time
Vancouver Coastal Health is looking for a   Registered Nurse   or   Registered Psychiatric Nurse   to join the team at the Joseph & Rosalie Segal Family Health Centre in Vancouver, BC. Apply today to join our team! As a Mental Health and 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, confers and collaborates with other health care givers and family members to develop, implement, evaluate and modify individualized strength-based treatment plans. Establishes, maintains and enhances therapeutic relationships based on respect. Administer prescribed medicines, monitors client response and provides/demonstrates 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 maintains client records according to established standards, participates in team meeting, engages in team planning and quality improvement activities and maintains and updates own knowledge. ABOUT THE ACCESS & ASSESSMENT CENTRE (AAC) The AAC serves as a single point of access for mental health services for residents of Vancouver ages 17+. Services include urgent assessments, crisis intervention, outreach support and referral to Mental Health and Substance Use services. Open 7 days a week, 7:30 am to 11:00 pm, the AAC provides easily accessible care that eliminates the need for clients to navigate a complicated system or default to Hospital Emergency Departments for their mental health and substance use needs. 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 & 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. 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 (Long Term Care/Seniors Assisted Living Provincial Health Officer Order and the Health Sector Order), as of October 26, 2021, all employees working for Vancouver Coastal Health must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19. 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 Diversity, equity, 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 2022. Only short-listed applicants will be contacted for this posting.
Vancouver Coastal Health
Jun 23, 2022
Full time
Vancouver Coastal Health is looking for a Registered Nurse with training or experience in Pediatrics to join the Short Stay Pediatric unit at Richmond Hospital. Apply today to join our team! As a Registered Nurse in Pediatrics with VCH you will: Focus on the care of pediatric patients, recognizing that children have unique healthcare needs that require specialized knowledge and expertise. Assess, plan, implement and evaluate patient/client care. Participate in discharge planning, function as a client advocate and teach clients/families about illness/injury and overall health promotion and wellness. Enhance the quality of life of the client/family. Document care provided and respond to incidents in accordance with established policies and procedures. Consult, confer and collaborate with other health care providers. Maintain and advance your own clinical competence. Participate on designated hospital committees/teams and approved research projects as assigned. TRAINING OPPORTUNITY BCIT Pediatric Emergency Nursing Specialty Program Please note that a resume and cover letter is required to apply for this specialty training opportunity. Should there be insufficient qualified candidates available for the above position, VCH may fund post-basic training education. Eligibility for the post-basic training education is restricted to applicants with a minimum of 2 years’ recent acute medical/surgical experience. Preference will be given to applicants with high acuity training and/or experience. Applicants must successfully complete the post-basic training education prior to working in the Department. BCIT Online Prerequisite Dates: To Be Confirmed by BCIT. BCIT Orientation Day and 4 Workshop days: To Be Confirmed by BCIT. Full-time training at BCIT & Practicum Locations: To Be Confirmed by BCIT. *course dates will be modified based on previous courses completed, VCH only funds for required courses. The post-basic training education program requires full time attendance. Funding will consist of 100% of wages, tuition and books during the training program. Candidates accepting this training opportunity agree to remain with Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH) as a regular status nurse in the area of nursing applicable to the education program for which they are hired for at least 18 months subsequent to completing training. This will ensure that candidates are able to consolidate and apply skills in the specialty area that VCH has supported and funded candidates to complete. In the event that a candidate leaves the area of nursing applicable to the education program for which they were hired or VCH in under 18 months, VCH will seek to recover the cost of the program. QUALIFICATIONS: Education & Experience Current practicing registration as a Registered Nurse with the BC College of Nurses and Midwives (BCCNM). Completion of a post-basic pediatrics program certificate. Two years recent related experience in a pediatrics unit supplemented by courses in breastfeeding or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience. Knowledge & Abilities Demonstrated ability in nursing practice related to designated client group. Demonstrated ability to develop and implement care plans. Demonstrated ability to adjust to unexpected events, problem-solve, set priorities and deal with conflict. Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively (both orally and in writing). Demonstrated ability to deal with others effectively including the ability to work collaboratively as a member of an interdisciplinary team. Demonstrated ability to counsel and teach clients and their families. Demonstrated ability to provide leadership through initiative and independence. Demonstrated skill in clinical techniques and the use of applicable equipment and supplies. Demonstrated skill in CPR techniques. Demonstrated ability to operate related equipment including the ability to effectively use a computerized client care information system. Demonstrated physical ability to perform the duties of the position. The hours of work including days off and work area may be subject to change consistent with operational requirements and the provision of the Collective Agreement and applicable statutes. As per the current Public Health Orders (Long Term Care/Seniors Assisted Living Provincial Health Officer Order and the Health Sector Order), as of October 26, 2021, all employees working for Vancouver Coastal Health must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19. 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 Diversity, equity, 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 2022. Only short-listed applicants will be contacted for this posting.
Vancouver Coastal Health
Jun 17, 2022
Full time
Vancouver Coastal Health is looking for a   Registered Psychiatric Nurse OR a Registered Nurse   to join the team at Totem Lodge in Sechelt, BC. Apply today to join our team! As a Registered Nurse/Registered Psychiatric Nurse with Vancouver Coastal Health you will: Use sound judgment and apply your critical thinking skills in providing resident care to predominantly older residents in a long term care setting. You will do this both by working independently and as a member of an interdisciplinary team. Demonstrate your expertise and leadership in nursing practice and coordinate the implementation of clinical interventions, and evaluation of resident outcomes based on resident goals of care. Act as a resource for the interdisciplinary team by providing information and coordination of ongoing resident care. Support the work of RCA’s and LPN’s and support cohesive team work to ensure resident centered care. Enhance quality of life of the resident/family. Consult, confer, and collaborate with other health care providers. Maintains and advances your own clinical competence. Participate on designated committees/teams and approved research projects. ABOUT SECHELT, BC The District Municipality of Sechelt is located on the lower Sunshine Coast of British Columbia, approximately 50 km northwest of Vancouver. It is accessible from the mainland by a 40-minute ferry trip between Horseshoe Bay and Langdale, followed by a 25-minute drive along Highway 101, also known as the Sunshine Coast Highway. This charming seaside community is known for its natural beauty and is a popular destination for outdoor activities including sightseeing, boating, diving, camping and mountain biking. There are also several municipal parks, plenty of eateries, locally owned shops, boutiques and galleries, and a golf course. Imagine a lifestyle where you are only a short walk or bike ride to work, you go home for lunch and you are home again in time for an activity or go for a hike AND watch the sunset - all before dinner. That is what Sechelt has to offer you! Relocation assistance may be available!   QUALIFICATIONS: Education & Experience Current practicing registration as a Registered Nurse or Registered Psychiatric Nurse with the BC College of Nurses and Midwives (BCCNM). Completion of an approved gerontology course or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience. Knowledge & Abilities Demonstrated ability in nursing practice related to residents who may have chronic diseases. Demonstrated knowledge of pathophysiology of common medical conditions, aging changes, polypharmacy, treatment protocols, and nursing interventions related to common diagnoses and specific care situations related to care of adults living in long term care (e.g. Stroke, Chest pain, Pneumonia; Pain management; Wound Care; Delirium; Dementia; Depression; other mental health conditions; Frail elderly residents with physical and/or cognitive impairments including Acquired Brain Injuries; Chronic illnesses such as COPD and CHF, Diabetes). Demonstrated ability to provide nursing assessments & interventions related to common diagnoses and specific care situations relevant to residents (e.g. Respiratory symptoms such as Shortness of Breath; Pressure Ulcer (Braden Scale); Delirium (PRISME/CAMI); Dementia, (PIECES framework); Behavioral and Psychological Symptoms of Dementia (BPSD), GPA - Gentle Persuasion Approach; Dysphagia; Falls; Incontinence). Demonstrated ability in recognizing physical adaptations required to accommodate the frail elderly and/or physically impaired resident population. Demonstrated ability in End of Life care approaches, Embedding Palliative Approach in Long Term Care (EPAIRS) and systems of family dynamics and end-of-life issues. Proactively leads family/resident/Most Responsible Clinician discussions on goals of care and documents reflections of Medical Orders for Scope of Treatment. Demonstrated ability in Chronic Disease Management by being able to anticipate and respond to potential complications and care issues relevant to the designated resident group. Demonstrated ability in correct usage of equipment such as lifts, oxygen, suction machines, pumps, and other related equipment. Demonstrated ability in developing care plans and able to implement care in relation to resident and family priorities, including counselling and teaching residents and families based on their priorities. Demonstrated skill in the assessment and management of residents with acute/chronic pain management including residents with Cognitive impairment. Demonstrated skill in safe care & management of residents with Oxygen Therapy; VAC Dressing; Wound Care, Catheters, Ostomy Care, Tracheostomy Care, Ventilator Management, and other treatments. Demonstrated skill in performing RN autonomous scope of practice and standards of care relevant to designated patient/client population including IV, infection control, isolation protocols, outbreak protocols, Nicotine Replacement Therapy, acute event orders, etc. 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. 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 Diversity, equity and inclusion are essential to delivering exceptional care and building a great place to work. At VCH, we value and accommodate unique differences to ensure that our staff and medical staff (both current and prospective) have the opportunity and are supported to thrive. To build a strong and representative workforce, we are seeking candidates who will contribute to a caring and inclusive culture. We encourage applications from members of communities that are disadvantaged on any grounds under the B.C. Human Rights Code, including Indigenous Peoples, people of colour, people of all genders and sexualities and people with disabilities. VCH is proud to be recognized as a Best Place to Work in Canada in 2021 by Glassdoor and Forbes. Only short-listed applicants will be contacted for this posting.
Vancouver Coastal Health
Jun 14, 2022
Full time
Vancouver Coastal Health is looking for a   Registered Nurse (RN) or Registered Psychiatric Nurse (RPN) , to join the   Psychiatric Assessment Unit at Vancouver General Hospital  in Vancouver, BC .  Apply today to join our team!   As a Coordinator, Psychiatry, Mental Health & Substance Use - Acute & Ambulatory Care, you will: Coordinates patient/client care activities in a defined area of clinical expertise and provides leadership and guidance to designated staff. Facilitates efficient patient/client flow and access within and between units/programs/clinics. Provides leadership in the planning and implementation of innovative approaches for delivering quality and efficient services to support/promote health and illness prevention strategies for patient/clients with complex mental health and/or substance use issues. Ensures a high standard of patient/client care by acting as a clinical resource for staff and supporting staff training and development. Assists the Manager with performing administrative duties and coordinates staffing, scheduling and clinical research activities, ensuring optimal use of patient/client care resources. Promotes education and research. Consults and collaborates with interdisciplinary team members, the leadership team and other health care professionals/providers to achieve excellence in patient/client and family centered care and enhancement in the quality of life. QUALIFICATIONS: Education & Experience Current practicing registration as a Registered Nurse or Registered Psychiatric Nurse with the British Columbia College of Nurses and Midwives (BCCNM) is required. Completion of post basic specialty nursing certificate/program if applicable, and three (3) years' recent, related experience in the designated clinical area, including working with the applicable population group when indicated, and one (1) year's related administrative/supervisory experience or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience. Valid BC Driver's License and access to personal vehicle for local area travel may be required. Knowledge & Abilities Knowledge of mental disorders, substance use and concurrent disorders and treatment, and of the principles of recovery. Knowledge of Psychosocial Rehabilitation methodology, chemical dependency and substance uses treatment, psychopharmacology (indications and side-effects) and psychotherapeutic and counseling skills. Demonstrated ability to provide effective leadership, supervision, work direction and consultation. Demonstrated ability to conduct comprehensive mental health and substance use clinical and risk assessments, utilizing relevant tools and rating scales, and formulate a treatment plan, participate in discharge planning and provide crisis intervention. Ability to apply knowledge of theory and practice to a case management process. Demonstrated ability to communicate (orally and in writing) and collaborate effectively with clients and their families, coworkers, physicians, other health care staff, and staff of external agencies. Knowledge of primary, secondary and tertiary care programs and relevant, community resources. Knowledge of health care disciplines and their role in patient/client/family care and service provision. Knowledge of evidence informed nursing practice related to designated clinical area. Knowledge of legislation and government policies and procedures that relate to client, including the BC Mental Health Act. Demonstrated ability to develop and deliver educational materials for staff/patients/clients and families based on education theories, principles and best practices. Demonstrated ability to promote a supportive, creative learning environment and lead continuous quality improvement. Demonstrated analytical and problem solving skills. Demonstrated ability to effectively plan, organize and prioritize work. Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively as a member of an interdisciplinary team. Demonstrated ability to set priorities, adjust to unexpected events, mediate and deal with conflict. Demonstrated ability to effectively lead change and support staff through transitions. Knowledge of basic research, e.g. research ethics, research question, hypothesis and qualitative and quantitative data analyses methods Demonstrated ability to perform CPR. Demonstrated computer literacy to operate a computerized client care information system as well as applicable word processing, spreadsheet and database software applications. Ability to operate related equipment. Demonstrated physical ability to perform the duties of the position. The hours of work including days off and work area may be subject to change consistent with operational requirements and the provision of the Collective Agreement and applicable statutes. As per the current Public Health Orders (Long Term Care/Seniors Assisted Living Provincial Health Officer Order and the Health Sector Order), as of October 26, 2021, all employees working for Vancouver Coastal Health must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19. 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 Diversity, equity, 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 2022. Only short-listed applicants will be contacted for this posting.
Vancouver Coastal Health
Jun 14, 2022
Full time
Vancouver Coastal Health is looking for a   Registered Nurse   to join the Complex Pain Services team at Vancouver General Hospital, Vancouver, BC. Apply today to join our team! As a Substance Use Nurse, you will: Evaluate, diagnose and provide evidenced based, specialized inpatient treatment for patients of ages 17 and up suffering from combination of addiction and other serious psychiatric disorders. Provide specialized pain and addiction care on various inpatient units of Vancouver General Hospital, UBC Hospital, George Pearson and G.F. Strong. Work in collaboration with physicians, nurse practitioners, psychologists, social workers, occupational therapists, peer-support workers, patients and their families to provide comprehensive clinical services. Serve as a resource caring for patients with mental health, pain and addiction issues, and symptom management with a strong knowledge base in pain pharmacology, psychopharmacology, Opioid Agonist Therapy (OAT), psychotherapy, and current harm reduction practices; Clinical experience in pain, addiction and mental health is expected. Active participation in academic activities and clinical care including discharge planning/community based referrals is expected. Have in-depth knowledge of community resources pertaining to out-patient pain management, mental health and addiction treatment resources. Receive clinical nursing support and practice oversight from the Regional Addictions Clinical Nurse Specialist and affiliated nursing educator resources. QUALIFICATIONS: Education & Experience Current practicing registration as a Registered Nurse. Two (2) years recent, related experience providing clinical services to individuals with mental health and/or substance use issues or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience. Completion of the BC Centre on Substance Use Addiction Nursing Fellowship an asset. Knowledge & Abilities Demonstrated knowledge of substance use, harm reduction strategies including assessment and intervention, current pharmacological approaches to substance use treatment and treatment/recovery Positive attitude toward substance dependent clients including advocating for client identified goals. Broad knowledge of community residential services available for clients experiencing substance use problems. 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 case management skills including the 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 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 behavior and use non- violent crisis intervention and behavioral 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 ability to work effectively in an interdisciplinary team environment. Demonstrated skill in clinical techniques and the use of applicable equipment and supplies. 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 (Long Term Care/Seniors Assisted Living Provincial Health Officer Order and the Health Sector Order), as of October 26, 2021, all employees working for Vancouver Coastal Health must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19. 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 Diversity, equity, 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 2022. Only short-listed applicants will be contacted for this posting.
Vancouver Coastal Health
Jun 14, 2022
Part time
Vancouver Coastal Health is looking for a   Registered Nurse OR Registered Psychiatric Nurse   to join the Psychiatric Assessment Unit at Vancouver General Hospital in Vancouver, BC.  Apply today to join our team! As a Mental Health and 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 Be 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 own knowledge. QUALIFICATIONS: Education & Experience Current practicing registration as a Registered Nurse or a Registered Psychiatric Nurse with the BC 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. Candidates with a minimum of one year with highly acute psychiatric experience will be prioritized  Knowledge & 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. 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 (Long Term Care/Seniors Assisted Living Provincial Health Officer Order and the Health Sector Order), as of October 26, 2021, all employees working for Vancouver Coastal Health must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19. 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 Diversity, equity, 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 2022. Only short-listed applicants will be contacted for this posting.
Vancouver Coastal Health
Jun 14, 2022
Temporary
Vancouver Coastal Health is looking for a   Registered Nurse OR Registered Psychiatric Nurse   to join the Psychiatric Assessment Unit at Vancouver General Hospital in Vancouver, BC.  Apply today to join our team! As a Mental Health and 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 Be 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 own knowledge. QUALIFICATIONS: Education & Experience Current practicing registration as a Registered Nurse or a Registered Psychiatric Nurse with the BC 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. Candidates with a minimum of one year with highly acute psychiatric experience will be prioritized  Knowledge & 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. 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 (Long Term Care/Seniors Assisted Living Provincial Health Officer Order and the Health Sector Order), as of October 26, 2021, all employees working for Vancouver Coastal Health must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19. 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 Diversity, equity, 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 2022. Only short-listed applicants will be contacted for this posting.
Vancouver Coastal Health
Jun 14, 2022
Temporary
Vancouver Coastal Health is looking for a   Registered Nurse OR Registered Psychiatric Nurse   to join the Mental Health & Substance Use team at Joseph & Rosalie Segal & Family Health Centre in Vancouver, BC. Apply today to join our team! As a Mental Health and 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 be 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 own knowledge. QUALIFICATIONS: Education & Experience Current practicing registration as a Registered Nurse or a Registered Psychiatric Nurse with the BC 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 & 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. 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 (Long Term Care/Seniors Assisted Living Provincial Health Officer Order and the Health Sector Order), as of October 26, 2021, all employees working for Vancouver Coastal Health must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19. 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 Diversity, equity, 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 2022. Only short-listed applicants will be contacted for this posting.
Vancouver Coastal Health
Jun 14, 2022
Contractor
Vancouver Coastal Health is looking for a   Registered Nurse OR Registered Psychiatric Nurse   to join the Mental Health and Substance Use Inpatient Unit at Joseph & Rosalie Segal & Family Health Centre in Vancouver, BC. Apply today to join our team! As a Mental Health and 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 be 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 own knowledge. QUALIFICATIONS: Education & Experience Current practicing registration as a Registered Nurse or a Registered Psychiatric Nurse with the BC 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 & 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. 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 (Long Term Care/Seniors Assisted Living Provincial Health Officer Order and the Health Sector Order), as of October 26, 2021, all employees working for Vancouver Coastal Health must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19. 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 Diversity, equity, 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 2022. Only short-listed applicants will be contacted for this posting.
Vancouver Coastal Health
Jun 14, 2022
Temporary
Vancouver Coastal Health is looking for a   Registered Nurse OR Registered Psychiatric Nurse   to join the Mental Health & Substance Use team at Joseph & Rosalie Segal & Family Health Centre in Vancouver, BC. Apply today to join our team! As a Mental Health and 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 be 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 own knowledge. QUALIFICATIONS: Education & Experience Current practicing registration as a Registered Nurse or a Registered Psychiatric Nurse with the BC 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 & 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. 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 (Long Term Care/Seniors Assisted Living Provincial Health Officer Order and the Health Sector Order), as of October 26, 2021, all employees working for Vancouver Coastal Health must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19. 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 Diversity, equity, 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 2022. Only short-listed applicants will be contacted for this posting.
Vancouver Coastal Health
Jun 14, 2022
Temporary
Vancouver Coastal Health is looking for a   Registered Nurse OR Registered Psychiatric Nurse   to join the Mental Health & Substance Use team at Joseph & Rosalie Segal & Family Health Centre in Vancouver, BC. Apply today to join our team! As a Mental Health and 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 be 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 own knowledge. QUALIFICATIONS: Education & Experience Current practicing registration as a Registered Nurse or a Registered Psychiatric Nurse with the BC 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 & 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. 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 (Long Term Care/Seniors Assisted Living Provincial Health Officer Order and the Health Sector Order), as of October 26, 2021, all employees working for Vancouver Coastal Health must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19. 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 Diversity, equity, 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 2022. Only short-listed applicants will be contacted for this posting.
Vancouver Coastal Health
Jun 14, 2022
Part time
Vancouver Coastal Health is looking for a   Registered Nurse OR Registered Psychiatric Nurse   to join the Mental Health & Substance Use team at Joseph & Rosalie Segal & Family Health Centre in Vancouver, BC. Apply today to join our team! As a Mental Health and 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 be 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 own knowledge. QUALIFICATIONS: Education & Experience Current practicing registration as a Registered Nurse or a Registered Psychiatric Nurse with the BC 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 & 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. 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 (Long Term Care/Seniors Assisted Living Provincial Health Officer Order and the Health Sector Order), as of October 26, 2021, all employees working for Vancouver Coastal Health must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19. 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 Diversity, equity, 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 2022. Only short-listed applicants will be contacted for this posting.
Vancouver Coastal Health
Jun 14, 2022
Vancouver Coastal Health is looking for a   Registered Nurse OR Registered Psychiatric Nurse   to join the Mental Health & Substance Use team at Joseph & Rosalie Segal & Family Health Centre in Vancouver, BC. Apply today to join our team! As a Mental Health and 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 be 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 own knowledge. QUALIFICATIONS: Education & Experience Current practicing registration as a Registered Nurse or a Registered Psychiatric Nurse with the BC 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. Minimum of one (1) year highly acute psychiatric experience preferred Knowledge & 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. 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 (Long Term Care/Seniors Assisted Living Provincial Health Officer Order and the Health Sector Order), as of October 26, 2021, all employees working for Vancouver Coastal Health must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19. 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 Diversity, equity, 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 2022. Only short-listed applicants will be contacted for this posting.
Vancouver Coastal Health
Jun 13, 2022
Full time
Vancouver Coastal Health is looking for a   Registered Nurse OR Registered Psychiatric Nurse   to join the Emergency Department at Lions Gate Hospital. Apply today to join our team! This position will be focused in Mental Health and Substance Use Emergency Services. As a Nurse focused in Mental Health and Substance Use at VCH you will: Assess, plan, implement and evaluate nursing care for patients and families across their lifespan, within the Psychiatric Emergency Assessment and Treatment (PEAT) Unit within Lions Gate Hospital Emergency Department. Provide urgent, direct care to patients presenting in to the emergency department. Perform comprehensive physical, mental health and substance use assessments, crisis interventions, stabilization and care planning. Provide culturally safe, trauma informed, patient and family centered care while applying medical management and/or self-care management principles, including harm reduction, to conduct assessments, identify problems, provide direct care, and develop a plan of care. Act as a resource for the interdisciplinary team by providing information based on nursing theory and practice related to patient’s care needs. Provide liaison support for patient care and patient flow between the PEAT program, Emergency Department, Mental Health Inpatient Unit, first responders, community health care providers and community partners/agencies, including school counselors. Provide direct care to mental health and/or substance use patients awaiting transfer for further assessment or inpatient admission. Initiate and participate in case conferences and case management meetings; prepare and maintain patient record; and provide consultative and direct services/care to patients, families, community health professionals/agencies, law enforcement, physicians and emergency room staff. Participate in team meetings, continuing education, conferences, and/or corporate initiatives and engages in on-going team planning, development, evaluation and quality improvement activities. QUALIFICATIONS: Education & Experience Current practicing registration as a Registered Nurse or Registered Psychiatric Nurse with the BC College of Nurses and Midwives (BCCNM).. Two (2) years’ recent related mental health and substance use experience including experience with patients in emergency, urgent care and/or medical/surgical areas, or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience. Knowledge & Abilities Demonstrated ability to provide comprehensive head-to-toe nursing assessments and interventions related to common diagnosis and specific clinical situations relevant to the designated patient group (e.g. renal failure, wound care, diabetes, sepsis, intoxication, withdrawal). Demonstrated ability to perform focused secondary assessments and integrate information from a variety of sources including diagnostics and develops a plan of care relevant to the designated patient group. Demonstrated ability to anticipate and respond to potential complications and care issues relevant to the designated patient group. Demonstrated ability in correct usage of equipment and maintains competency in working with Negative Pressure Wound Therapy (NPWT), oxygen delivery equipment, other care related pumps, catheters, tubes, suctions for the designated patient population. Demonstrated skill in the management of patients with altered immune response, acute/chronic pain management, anticoagulation therapy, patients with problematic substance use/withdrawal challenges. Demonstrated skill in Peripheral IV insertion, maintenance, blood collection, removal, and Tracheostomy care. Knowledge of the principles and practices of recovery-oriented conceptual models of mental health care including: person and family centered care, trauma-informed care, harm reduction and psychosocial rehabilitation. Knowledge of the Mental Health Act as it applies to the rights and obligations of patients and staff. Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing Demonstrated knowledge of impact of social, cultural and family systems on health outcomes. Demonstrated ability to plan and implement care plans and anticipate and respond to potential complications and care issues relevant to the designated patient group. Demonstrated ability to participate in the development and delivery of educational programs and materials for patients and families based on education theories, principles and best practices. Demonstrated ability to identify emotional, social, or environmental barriers and intervene to eliminate stigma. Demonstrates ability and interest to provide advocacy for mental health and substance services, resources, education and patient care in a fast pace clinical department. 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 patient population. Demonstrated skill in clinical techniques and the use of applicable equipment and supplies. Ability to operate related equipment including applicable software applications Physical ability to perform the duties of the position. The hours of work including days off and work area may be subject to change consistent with operational requirements and the provision of the Collective Agreement and applicable statutes. As per the current Public Health Orders (Long Term Care/Seniors Assisted Living Provincial Health Officer Order and the Health Sector Order), as of October 26, 2021, all employees working for Vancouver Coastal Health must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19. 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 Diversity, equity, 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 2022. Only short-listed applicants will be contacted for this posting.
Vancouver Coastal Health
Jun 13, 2022
Part time
Vancouver Coastal Health is looking for a   Registered Nurse OR Registered Psychiatric Nurse   to join the Emergency Department at Lions Gate Hospital. Apply today to join our team! This position will be focused in Mental Health and Substance Use Emergency Services. As a Nurse focused in Mental Health and Substance Use at VCH you will: Assess, plan, implement and evaluate nursing care for patients and families across their lifespan, within the Psychiatric Emergency Assessment and Treatment (PEAT) Unit within Lions Gate Hospital Emergency Department. Provide urgent, direct care to patients presenting in to the emergency department. Perform comprehensive physical, mental health and substance use assessments, crisis interventions, stabilization and care planning. Provide culturally safe, trauma informed, patient and family centered care while applying medical management and/or self-care management principles, including harm reduction, to conduct assessments, identify problems, provide direct care, and develop a plan of care. Act as a resource for the interdisciplinary team by providing information based on nursing theory and practice related to patient’s care needs. Provide liaison support for patient care and patient flow between the PEAT program, Emergency Department, Mental Health Inpatient Unit, first responders, community health care providers and community partners/agencies, including school counselors. Provide direct care to mental health and/or substance use patients awaiting transfer for further assessment or inpatient admission. Initiate and participate in case conferences and case management meetings; prepare and maintain patient record; and provide consultative and direct services/care to patients, families, community health professionals/agencies, law enforcement, physicians and emergency room staff. Participate in team meetings, continuing education, conferences, and/or corporate initiatives and engages in on-going team planning, development, evaluation and quality improvement activities. QUALIFICATIONS: Education & Experience Current practicing registration as a Registered Nurse or Registered Psychiatric Nurse with the BC College of Nurses and Midwives (BCCNM). Two (2) years’ recent related mental health and substance use experience including experience with patients in emergency, urgent care and/or medical/surgical areas, or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience. Knowledge & Abilities Demonstrated ability to provide comprehensive head-to-toe nursing assessments and interventions related to common diagnosis and specific clinical situations relevant to the designated patient group (e.g. renal failure, wound care, diabetes, sepsis, intoxication, withdrawal). Demonstrated ability to perform focused secondary assessments and integrate information from a variety of sources including diagnostics and develops a plan of care relevant to the designated patient group. Demonstrated ability to anticipate and respond to potential complications and care issues relevant to the designated patient group. Demonstrated ability in correct usage of equipment and maintains competency in working with Negative Pressure Wound Therapy (NPWT), oxygen delivery equipment, other care related pumps, catheters, tubes, suctions for the designated patient population. Demonstrated skill in the management of patients with altered immune response, acute/chronic pain management, anticoagulation therapy, patients with problematic substance use/withdrawal challenges. Demonstrated skill in Peripheral IV insertion, maintenance, blood collection, removal, and Tracheostomy care. Knowledge of the principles and practices of recovery-oriented conceptual models of mental health care including: person and family centered care, trauma-informed care, harm reduction and psychosocial rehabilitation. Knowledge of the Mental Health Act as it applies to the rights and obligations of patients and staff. Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing Demonstrated knowledge of impact of social, cultural and family systems on health outcomes. Demonstrated ability to plan and implement care plans and anticipate and respond to potential complications and care issues relevant to the designated patient group. Demonstrated ability to participate in the development and delivery of educational programs and materials for patients and families based on education theories, principles and best practices. Demonstrated ability to identify emotional, social, or environmental barriers and intervene to eliminate stigma. Demonstrates ability and interest to provide advocacy for mental health and substance services, resources, education and patient care in a fast pace clinical department. 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 patient population. Demonstrated skill in clinical techniques and the use of applicable equipment and supplies. Ability to operate related equipment including applicable software applications Physical ability to perform the duties of the position. The hours of work including days off and work area may be subject to change consistent with operational requirements and the provision of the Collective Agreement and applicable statutes. As per the current Public Health Orders (Long Term Care/Seniors Assisted Living Provincial Health Officer Order and the Health Sector Order), as of October 26, 2021, all employees working for Vancouver Coastal Health must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19. 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 Diversity, equity, 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 2022. Only short-listed applicants will be contacted for this posting.
Vancouver Coastal Health
Jun 13, 2022
Full time
Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH) is looking for a Registered Nurse (RN) to join an exciting team in the brand-new Mixed Surgery unit at Vancouver General Hospital. Enjoy variety and a supportive, smaller team. Apply today to join our new unit!  As a Registered Nurse in the Mixed Surgery unit you will: Provide nursing care to assigned patients/clients by working independently and as a member of an interdisciplinary care team. Assess, plan, implement and evaluate client care  Participate in discharge planning, function as a client advocate and teach clients and their families about illness/injury and overall health promotion and wellness. Enhance quality of life from the perspective of the client/family. Document care provided and respond to incidents in accordance with established policies and procedures. Consult, confer and collaborate with other health care providers. Maintain and advance 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 BC College of Nurses and Midwives (BCCNM). Knowledge & Abilities Demonstrated ability in nursing practice related to designated client group. Demonstrated ability to develop and implement care plans. Demonstrated ability to adjust to unexpected events, problem-solve, set priorities and deal with conflict. Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively (both orally and in writing). Demonstrated ability to deal with others effectively including the ability to work collaboratively as a member of an interdisciplinary team. Demonstrated ability to counsel and teach clients and their families. Demonstrated ability to provide leadership through initiative and independence. Demonstrated skill in clinical techniques and the use of applicable equipment and supplies. Demonstrated skill in CPR techniques. Demonstrated ability to operate related equipment including the ability to effectively use a computerized client care information system. Demonstrated physical ability to perform the duties of the position. The hours of work including days off and work area may be subject to change consistent with operational requirements and the provision of the Collective Agreement and applicable statutes. As per the current Public Health Orders (Long Term Care/Seniors Assisted Living Provincial Health Officer Order and the Health Sector Order), as of October 26, 2021, all employees working for Vancouver Coastal Health must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19. 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 Diversity, equity, 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 2022. Only short-listed applicants will be contacted for this posting.
Vancouver Coastal Health
Jun 09, 2022
Full time
Vancouver Coastal Health is hiring RNs and RPNs into a variety of units and sites. Apply today and one of our Recruitment Advisors will be in contact regarding nursing opportunities in a variety of units, including: Acute Care for Elders (ACE) Acute Medicine Acute Spinal Unit Bone Marrow Transplant Cardiac Care Complex Activation Medical Unit (CAMU) General Medicine/Surgery Hospitalist Medicine Unit Long Term Care Mental Health & Substance Use Neurosciences Operating Room Orthopaedics & Trauma Post Anesthesia Care Unit (PACU) Palliative Care Rehabilitation and more! As a Registered Nurse / Registered Psychiatric Nurse you will: Provide nursing care to assigned clients both by working independently and as a member of an interdisciplinary team. Enhance quality of life from the perspective of the client/family. Consult, confer, and collaborate with other health care providers. Demonstrate continuous improvement and best practice approach 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 Graduation from a recognized program in Nursing. Current (or eligibility for) Provisional or Practising registration with the British Columbia College of Nurses & Midwives (BCCNM). For Mental Health & Substance Use nursing positions, 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. 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 Diversity, equity and inclusion are essential to delivering exceptional care and building a great place to work. At VCH, we value and accommodate unique differences to ensure that our staff and medical staff (both current and prospective) have the opportunity and are supported to thrive.   To build a strong and representative workforce, we are seeking candidates who will contribute to a caring and inclusive culture. We encourage applications from members of communities that are disadvantaged on any grounds under the B.C. Human Rights Code, including Indigenous Peoples, people of colour, people of all genders and sexualities and people with disabilities. VCH is proud to be recognized as a Best Place to Work in Canada in 2021 by Glassdoor and Forbes.   Only short-listed applicants will be contacted for this posting.
Vancouver Coastal Health
Jun 02, 2022
Part time
Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH) is looking for a Registered Nurse to join the   Cardiac Medicine team   at Lions Gate Hospital,   North Vancouver, BC . Apply today to join our team! As a Registered Nurse in   Cardiac Medicine   you will: Provides nursing care to cardiac patients with unpredictable outcomes and provides care to patients presenting with a wide variety of symptoms/illnesses by working independently and as a member of an interdisciplinary team. Enhances quality of life from the perspective of the patient/family. Consults, confers, and collaborates with other health care givers. Demonstrates expertise and leadership in nursing practice. Maintains and advances clinical competence. Participates on designated hospital committees/teams and approved research projects as assigned. QUALIFICATIONS: Education & Experience Current practicing registration as a Registered Nurse with the British Columbia College of Nurses and Midwives (BCCNM). Recent, related experience in cardiac care nursing or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience. Knowledge & Abilities Broad knowledge of nursing theory and practice within a patient/family centred model of care. Comprehensive knowledge of the indications, actions, reactions, routes, dosages and side effects of drugs used in a cardiac care environment. Comprehensive knowledge of nursing problems commonly encountered in cardiac care environment. Comprehensive knowledge of the physiological and behavioural aspects of complex critical illnesses. Knowledge of other health care disciplines and their role in patient care. Demonstrated ability in nursing practice to assess and manage critical and/or emergency 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, patients 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 patients 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 cardiac care nursing. Skill in the use of cardiac care monitoring and support equipment. Basic computer literacy to operate a computerized patient care information system. 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 (Long Term Care/Seniors Assisted Living Provincial Health Officer Order and the Health Sector Order), as of October 26, 2021, all employees working for Vancouver Coastal Health must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19. 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 Diversity, equity, 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 2022. Only short-listed applicants will be contacted for this posting.
Vancouver Coastal Health
Jun 02, 2022
Part time
Vancouver Coastal Health is looking for a Registered Nurse to join the Sunshine Coast Home Care Services team as a Discharge Coordinator in Sechelt, BC.  Apply today to join our team! As a Discharge Coordinator with Vancouver Coastal Health you will: Act as a clinical resource for acute interprofessional teams by providing information based on advanced nursing knowledge, theory and practice related to clients with complex health care needs requiring Home and Community Care services. Provide comprehensive discharge planning for patients/clients/residents requiring subsidized home health services and/or admission/returning to Residential Care facility. Determine client goals and needs, assesses client situations, work effectively with community resources and plan with clients for care and support in accordance with their health needs. Within an interprofessional team context, provide continuity of care across the continuum by assessing clients, liaising with team members (both in acute and community), coordinating, implementing discharge plans, evaluating client outcomes based on client goals for care and supporting transition to and from the community and acute care. ABOUT SECHELT, BC The District Municipality of Sechelt is located on the lower Sunshine Coast of British Columbia, approximately 50 km northwest of Vancouver. It is accessible from the mainland by a 40-minute ferry trip between Horseshoe Bay and Langdale, followed by a 25-minute drive along Highway 101, also known as the Sunshine Coast Highway. This charming seaside community is known for its natural beauty and is a popular destination for outdoor activities including sightseeing, boating, diving, camping and mountain biking. There are also several municipal parks, plenty of eateries, locally owned shops, boutiques and galleries, and a golf course. Imagine a lifestyle where you are only a short walk or bike ride to work, you go home for lunch and you are home again in time for an activity or go for a hike AND watch the sunset - all before dinner. That is what Sechelt has to offer you! QUALIFICATIONS: Education & Experience Current practicing registration as a Registered Nurse with the British Columbia College of Nursing Professionals (BCCNP). Five (5) years’ recent, related experience in an acute care environment and/or community 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 BCCNP’s Standards of Practice for registered nurses. 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. Physical ability to perform the duties of the position. The hours of work including days off and work area may be subject to change consistent with operational requirements and the provision of the Collective Agreement and applicable statutes. As per the current Public Health Orders (Long Term Care/Seniors Assisted Living Provincial Health Officer Order and the Health Sector Order), as of October 26, 2021, all employees working for Vancouver Coastal Health must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19. 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 Diversity, equity, 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. VCH is proud to be recognized as a Best Place to Work in Canada in 2021 by Glassdoor and Forbes. Only short-listed applicants will be contacted for this posting.
Vancouver Coastal Health
Jun 02, 2022
Full time
Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH) is looking for a Registered Nurse to join the Renal-Haemodialysis Clinic at Vancouver General Hospital. Apply today to join our team! As a Registered Nurse in Dialysis at Vancouver Coastal Health you will: Provide nursing care to clients and teach clients/families about management and treatment of chronic renal failure both by working independently and as a member of an 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. TRAINING OPPORTUNITY: Please note that a resume and cover letter is required to apply for this specialty training opportunity. Should there be insufficient qualified candidates available for the above position, VCH may fund post-basic training education. Eligibility for the post-basic training education is restricted to applicants with a minimum of 2 years’ recent acute medical/surgical experience. Preference will be given to applicants with high acuity training and/or experience. Applicants must successfully complete the post-basic training education prior to working in the Department. Online Prerequisites: September 6, 2022 - October 21, 2022 Full-time training at BCIT & practicum locations: October 24, 2022 - December 9, 2022 *course dates will be modified based on previous courses completed. The post-basic training education program requires full time attendance. Funding will consist of 100% of wages, tuition and books during the training program. Candidates accepting this training opportunity agree to remain with Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH) as a regular status nurse in the area of nursing applicable to the education program for which they are hired for at least 18 months subsequent to completing training. This will ensure that candidates are able to consolidate and apply skills in the specialty area that VCH has supported and funded candidates to complete. In the event that a candidate leaves the area of nursing applicable to the education program for which they were hired or VCH in under 18 months, VCH will seek to recover the cost of the program. QUALIFICATIONS: Education & Experience Completion of a recognized advanced program in nephrology nursing or two years’ recent dialysis experience. Current practicing registration as a Registered Nurse with the BC College of Nurses and Midwives (BCCNM). Knowledge & Abilities Broad knowledge of nursing theory and practice within a client/family centered model of care. Broad knowledge of BCCNM standards for nursing practice. Comprehensive knowledge of the etiology, physiology, manifestations and treatment of renal disease. Comprehensive knowledge of adult physiology. Demonstrated ability in nursing practice related to treatment of clients with end-stage renal failure. Demonstrated ability in nursing practice related to designated client group. Demonstrated ability to plan and implement plans of care in relation to client/family priorities. Demonstrated ability to assess client responses to care, and to respond appropriately. Demonstrated ability to adjust to new or unexpected events. Demonstrated ability to deal with conflict situations. Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively as a member of an interdisciplinary team. Demonstrated ability to communicate orally and in writing. Demonstrated ability to communicate with, and deal effectively with, clients and their families, coworkers, physicians, other health care staff, and staff of outside agencies. Demonstrated ability to counsel and teach clients and their families based on their priorities. Demonstrated ability to provide leadership and work direction. Demonstrated physical ability to perform the duties of the position. Demonstrated skill in the use of medical equipment and supplies appropriate to the clinical area. Demonstrated skill in techniques appropriate to the clinical area. Demonstrated skill in CPR techniques. Basic computer literacy to operate a computerized patient care information system. Ability to operate related equipment. Demonstrated skills in techniques pertaining to hemo, nocturnal and peritoneal dialysis. Demonstrated skill in the use of dialysis equipment and supplies. Basic computer literacy to operate a computerized patient care information system. 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 (Long Term Care/Seniors Assisted Living Provincial Health Officer Order and the Health Sector Order), as of October 26, 2021, all employees working for Vancouver Coastal Health must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19. 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 Diversity, equity, 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 2022. Only short-listed applicants will be contacted for this posting.