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Vancouver Coastal Health
Nov 24, 2021
Full time
Come work as a Clinical Operations Supervisor with Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH)! Vancouver Coastal Health is looking for a   Registered Nurse   to join the Overdose Outreach Team, Vancouver, BC. Apply today to join our team! Within the context of a client and family-centered model and in accordance with the established vision and values of the organization, the Regional Overdose Outreach Team (OOT) is an interdisciplinary team providing navigational, care coordination and case management support for people who use substances to facilitate access to opioid agonist/stimulant/alcohol treatment and related therapies in addition to other relevant support services As a Clinical Operations Supervisor with VCH you will: Administrates/oversees and provides supervision to designated staff and team professionals including continuous communications, conflict resolution, performance recognition, coaching, performance management, safe work and resident transfer practices, workload and staffing issues. Conducts Attendance Wellness Promotion (AWP), Respectful Workplace, accommodation and other meetings in conjunction with an HR Advisor. Recruits, hires, selects, mentors and retains staff. Oversees all aspects of care delivery and daily activities of designated programs/areas. Liaises with key stakeholders on the achievement of quality indicators and program goals and objectives. Ensures a high standard of care while promoting interdisciplinary practice and ensuring a safe environment for staff and residents. Supports Quality patient/client care through a patient/client/family centered care model in accordance with established standards of professional practice and the vision and values of the organization. About The Overdose Outreach Team: Our team of outreach and social workers and peers provide connections for people who have recently experienced opioid overdose and/or are at high risk for opioid overdose to substance use care and support. We help clients with: Navigation to appropriate services (e.g., primary care, detox, treatment, etc.) Support in accessing Opioid Agonist Therapy (OAT) (e.g., methadone, suboxone, iOAT, etc.) Overdose prevention education The Overdose Outreach Team does not provide long-term case management services. However, we will support clients in accessing the long term supports as need. Education & Experience Current practicing registration as a Registered Nurse with the British Columbia College of Nurses and Midwives (BCCNM). Baccalaureate in Nursing. Five (5) years recent related experience in an appropriate area of clinical practice within a large complex health organization. Strong facilitation, conflict management and resolution skills that include three (3) years supervisory leadership experience or equivalent combination of education, training and experience. Experience using a variety of software applications including presentation, word processing, spreadsheet and databases. 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
Nov 24, 2021
Full time
Come work as a Registered Nurse in the Post Anesthetic Care Unit (PACU) at Vancouver General Hospital!   As an RN in Critical Care with VCH you will: Provide nursing care to high risk critically ill clients with unpredictable outcomes attached to life-support equipment, and/or clients in post-anaesthetic recovery. 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. Applicants must successfully complete the post-basic training education prior to working in the Department. Online Theory (if required): March 28 - September 11, 2022 BCIT On-site Orientation Day - to be confirmed by BCIT BCIT Workshop days: April 20, June 7, June 21, July 19, August 4, August 17, 2022 Full-time training at BCIT & practicum locations: September 19 - December 15, 2022 *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. Education & Experience Current practicing registration as a Registered Nurse with the British Columbia College of Nurses and Midwives (BCCNM). Completion of a recognized critical care nursing program or two years' recent, related critical care experience. 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
Nov 22, 2021
Full time
Vancouver Coastal Health is looking for a   Registered Nurse   to join the team at the Minoru Residence long term care facility as a Clinical Educator in Richmond, BC.  Apply today to join our team!   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.   As a Clinical Educator you will: Provide complete clinical education services including coaching/mentoring, staff development, planning, implementing and evaluating of clinical education programs using advanced theory and knowledge of content area and teaching and learning principles and processes. Consult, confer and collaborate with other clinical educators, Clinical Nurse Specialists, Practice Leaders, other health care provides as well as members of the long term care/seniors program in the resolution of educational issues, introduction of evidence-based protocols, promotion of continuous quality improvement and in coordinating activities required for each educational assignment. Participate in strategic planning and assist in achieving team goals. Measure performance and take corrective action with respect to group and individual learning needs.   QUALIFICATIONS: Education & Experience Current practicing registration as a Registered Nurse with the British Columbia College of Nursing Professionals (BCCNP). Three (3) years' recent, related nursing experience related gerontology, including two years’ experience in client education and/or group facilitation or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience. Valid Driver's License to operate a vehicle within B.C. Local area travel may require the use of a personal vehicle Knowledge & Abilities Comprehensive knowledge of clinical practice related to assigned clinical area. Comprehensive skill and expertise in gerontological and long term care care and issues. Knowledge of hospital policies, procedures, and standards of care. knowledge of, and ability to, apply relevant quality improvement methodologies. Knowledge of other health care disciplines and their role in patient care. Comprehensive knowledge of adult education principles, methods and tools. Demonstrated ability to teach, demonstrate, facilitate and coach. Demonstrated ability to facilitate the development of critical thinking and clinical decision making skills in others. Demonstrated ability to develop educational programs and material. Demonstrated ability to effectively apply teaching/learning strategies that complement identified clinical and quality initiatives. Ability to communicate effectively with co-workers, physicians, and other health care staff, either one-on-one or in groups. Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing. Demonstrated ability to function as a team member, leader and facilitator. Demonstrated ability to provide leadership to customers and to enable an empowered and self-directed environment. Demonstrated ability to establish workload priorities in collaboration with others. Demonstrated ability to provide effective consultation. Demonstrated ability to work independently and in collaboration with others. Ability and skill to operate related equipment, and in techniques appropriate to assigned clinical area. Physical ability to perform the duties and responsibilities of the position. Employs advanced expertise in the use of current computer applications to create and maintain a variety of client care information systems (such as PARIS), databases, documents and presentations and various educational technologies. 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 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. Thank you for your interest in Vancouver Coastal Health. 
Vancouver Coastal Health
Nov 15, 2021
Full time
Vancouver Coastal Health is looking for a Regional Practice Initiatives Lead to join the Regional Home Support team. Apply today to join our team!   As a Regional Practice Initatives Lead with Vancouver Coastal Health you will: Be responsible for promoting excellence and advancing autonomous professional practice relevant to the strategic direction of the organization. Work in close collaboration with the Community of Care (CoC) practice teams and other relevant internal/external stakeholders to guide the application and standardization of practice standards, regulations and best practices within the organization. Provide leadership and expert consultative advice on scope of practice, clinical informatics, resource planning and research to enhance the practice environments and achieve effective and efficient quality of care. QUALIFICATIONS:   Education & Experience Master’s Degree in Nursing supplemented with three (3) to five (5) year’s recent, related experience in a complex health care environment including clinical informatics, program planning, education, facilitation and project leadership or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience. Current practicing registration as a Registered Nurse with the British Columbia College of Nursing Professionals (BCCNP), or current practicing registration or certification in a recognized health profession in British Columbia. Knowledge & Abilities Understands available resources for practice and keeps quality in the forefront of all resource utilization decisions; provides knowledgeable input into the planning and resources allocation for Service(s)/Program(s) within VCH. Demonstrated Clinical Informatics experience. Facilitates, collaborates and negotiates for effective resolution of practice issues. Keeps informed about evolving tends and practices, shares knowledge and supports Nurses and Allied Health staff to integrate evidence-based practice in the delivery of quality care/services. Fosters collaborative and effective working relationships to support the professional practice and ongoing development of staff and contribute to an atmosphere of trust and mutual respect. Extensive experience/base in clinical practice document/protocol development and implementation. Extensive understanding of Health Professions Act. 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.   Please note: The duration of this temporary position is until approximately September 2022. Please note that a resume is required to apply to this posting. Hours of Work may vary due to project requirements. Only short-listed applicants will be contacted for this posting.
Vancouver Coastal Health
Nov 09, 2021
Full time
Vancouver Coastal Health has an exciting opportunity for a   Registered Nurse   to join the   Clinical Informatics   team as a Regional Clinical Systems Educator supporting Urgent & Primary Care Centres across VCH.  Apply today to join our team!   As a Regional Clinical Systems Educator with Vancouver Coastal Health you will: Work collaboratively to support Program Educators and Team Coaches in the effective use of the clinical systems to ensure regional standardization of documentation across the health authority. Support the Program Educators and Team Coaches to support their staff in following/aligning professional practice standards with documentation practice. Understand the clinical system and program automated workflows in detail and utilize this knowledge along with both nursing knowledge and expertise, and strong technical computer skills to support the development, successful implementation, ongoing education, support and maintenance of the designated clinical application(s).   Work collaboratively with a variety of internal and external users of the clinical system, develop and validate detailed clinical specifications to determine system requirements and participate in user acceptance testing. Act as a liaison between technical teams, clinicians and managers through participation in relevant committees to collaborate in the planning, development and implementation of changes related to designated clinical systems policies, procedures and standards. Use clinical knowledge and technical expertise, strong facilitation skills, as well as system knowledge to evaluate the impact of policies, procedures and standards; to identify clinical issues arising from implementation and to ensure that clinical practice and clinical decision requirements guide the introduction of changes to system design or functionality. ABOUT URGENT AND PRIMARY CARE CENTRES Urgent and Primary Care Centres (UPCC) will provide care for people with unexpected, non-life-threatening conditions who need medical attention within 12-24 hours but who don't require a visit to the emergency department – this includes sprains, cuts and wounds, an infection, mild asthma attack and less serious child illness and injury. The multidisciplinary health care team will be staffed by general practitioners, nurse practitioners, registered nurses and social workers.   UPCCs are intended to be an additional service in the community, working in concert with all touch points for care to provide appropriate urgent services to patients, when and where they need it. They do not replace your Emergency nor your Family Physician access rather enhance access to urgent primary care when your doctor is not available and where you do not need emergency level care.   QUALIFICATIONS: Education & Experience Current practicing registration as a Registered Nurse with the British Columbia College of Nurses and Midwives (BCCNM). A minimum of three (3) years' recent related experience in a community health care environment, including one (1) years’ experience in leading process improvement initiatives, development and delivery of training programs in a computerized care environment and in the use of computer based client care information systems or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience. Valid BC Drivers license. Local area travel requires the use of a personal vehicle for which mileage reimbursement is paid. Knowledge & Abilities Broad knowledge of nursing theory and practice within a client/resident/family centred model of care. Broad knowledge of BCCNM standards for nursing practice. Broad knowledge of evidence-based clinical practice. Demonstrated ability to participate in, or co-lead process improvement initiatives. Demonstrated knowledge of electronic documentation. Comprehensive knowledge of teaching and learning principles, methods and tools. Demonstrated leadership skills and the ability to facilitate interdisciplinary health professionals to apply technology and workflow improvement strategies to practice. Demonstrated ability to effectively work with individuals and groups in a consultative/collaborative manner. Demonstrated ability to assess learning needs, prepare training plans, develop instruction strategies and evaluate outcomes of training programs. Demonstrated ability to teach, present, coach and mentor. Knowledge of clinical tools. Demonstrated ability in the use of computer hardware, software and communication applications Demonstrated ability to organize and prioritize workload in a self directed manner. Demonstrated ability to work under pressure in a constantly changing environment. Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing and to facilitate group process. Demonstrated ability to set priorities and organize workload in collaboration with others. Demonstrated ability to understand change dynamics and change management processes. 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. Thank you for your interest in Vancouver Coastal Health.
Vancouver Coastal Health
Nov 08, 2021
Full time
Come work as a Mental Health and Addictions Outreach Nurse with Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH)! Relocation Assistance and Staff housing may be available. Vancouver Coastal Health is looking for a   Registered Psychiatric Nurse OR Registered Nurse   to join the team at R.W. Large Memorial Hospital in Bella Bella, BC as a Mental Health and Addictions Outreach Nurse. Apply today to join our team. 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. As a Mental Health and Addictions Outreach Nurse with VCH you will: Conduct mental and physical status assessments and assess clients’ physiological, psychological, sociocultural and spiritual needs to determine priority of care requirements based on client needs, availability of resources and best practices. Provide counseling and assist client with reducing repeated contact with and use of acute and community healthcare services/programs/resources. Assess high risk situations and provide crisis intervention. Collaborate with interdisciplinary team to develop, implement and adjust client’s care plan and meet the client’s need for integrated services and continuity of care across the continuum. Facilitate the movement of clients between acute care, community agency support site and designated health centre. Participate in case conferences/meetings with members of the multidisciplinary team. Assist clients with attendance to needed services such as medical appointments. ABOUT BELLA BELLA, BC: Bella Bella is a beautiful island community off the central coast of British Columbia, 690 km north of Vancouver. It is surrounded by a magical world of channels, inlets and old growth forest. It is home to salmon, orcas, humpbacks, bald eagles and the other denizens of the Pacific Northwest. The climate is mild and the area is a paradise for kayaking, sport fishing, hiking and photography. The R.W. Large Memorial Hospital in Bella Bella has 7 acute beds, 7 long term care beds and a 4-bed emergency department open 24/7, along with Laboratory and Diagnostic Imaging services. It offers telehealth services as well as speciality clinics. R.W. Large Memorial Hospital also has an Intensive Case Management team for mental health and substance use. There is a medical clinic and a pharmacy located in the hospital. The healthcare team consists of Physicians, RNs, LPNs, PCAs, Laboratory and Radiology Technologists, Combined Lab/X-Ray Technologists, Pharmacist, Pharmacy Assistants, and Support Services Personnel. R.W. Large Memorial Hospital is located on the traditional territories of the Heiltsuk Nation. For more information regarding work on a reserve, please refer to this link: https://www.canada.ca/en/revenue-agency/services/aboriginal-peoples/information-indians.html#hdng2 QUALIFICATIONS: Education and Experience Current practicing registration as a Registered Nurse or Registered Psychiatric Nurse with the British Columbia College of Nurses and Midwives (BCCNM). Diploma in Nursing or Psychiatric Nursing plus two (2) years’ recent related experience working with individuals with mental health and addictions illness or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience. Valid BC Drivers License. Local area travel may require the use of a personal vehicle. Knowledge & Abilities Knowledge of the principles and practices of a client and family centered recovery model in mental illness. Broad knowledge of crisis intervention and counseling skills. Broad knowledge of mental health illness and treatment. Broad knowledge of psychopharmacology (indication and side effects). Broad knowledge of substance abuse and addictions treatment. Broad knowledge of other facilities and community resources. Demonstrated ability to conduct psychiatric assessments. Demonstrated ability to provide treatment planning, counseling, crisis intervention, and case coordination. Demonstrated skill in CPR techniques. Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, with clients and their families, colleagues, physicians, and other health care staff, both one-on-one and in groups. Demonstrated listening and information seeking skills that promotes communication and lead to a cooperative approach to problem solving within a multidisciplinary setting. Demonstrated ability to establish workload priorities. Demonstrated ability to adjust schedule to deal with unexpected situations. Demonstrated ability to work independently and collaboratively as a member of a multidisciplinary team. Demonstrated ability to provide consultation and leadership. Demonstrated ability to problem solve. Demonstrated ability to deal effectively with conflict situations. Ability to operate related equipment. Physical ability to perform the duties of the position. Basic computer literacy to operate a computerized client care information system and word processing, Internet and email software. 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. Thank you for your interest in Vancouver Coastal Health.
Vancouver Coastal Health
Nov 08, 2021
Full time
Vancouver Coastal Health is looking for a Registered Nurse to join the team at Sechelt Hospital in Sechelt, BC as a Utilization Clinician. Apply today to join our team! 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. As a Utilization Clinician with VCH you will: Work collaboratively with staff and leadership and act as a resource to interdisciplinary staff to implement and sustain Vancouver Coastal Health’s (VCH’s) Integrated Care Planning / Discharge Planning Framework and methodologies. Work in collaboration with staff and leadership to lead and identify site-specific and system barriers to patient flow and assists to strategize, develop, and implement solutions to alleviate these barriers. In partnership with site leadership, be responsible for the site-specific Alternate Levels of Care (ALC) data reliability for on-going site-specific ALC classification and education and be involved in the development, integration, and spread of proven system efficiency innovations throughout the Health Services Delivery Area (HSDA). Act as a resource to staff by consulting with direct care staff on professional practice issues in relation to interprofessional care planning, problem solving, and workflow. Loan Forgiveness: Recent graduates in select in-demand occupations may be eligible to have their B.C. Student Loan and/or their Canada Student Loan forgiven by agreeing to work at publicly-funded facilities in underserved communities in B.C. 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! ABOUT SECHELT HOSPITAL Sechelt Hospital is an acute care, 46-bed facility located in Sechelt, British Columbia and serves over 30,000+ residents of the Lower Sunshine Coast. Sechelt Hospital provides a full range of services to the community, including Emergency care, Renal program – community dialysis units, Mental Health and Substance Use Services, surgical services, birthing for low-risk pregnancies and imaging services. Education & Experience Current practicing registration as a Registered Nurse with the British Columbia College of Nurses and Midwives (BCCNM). Four (4) years’ recent, related experience in an acute/community care environment, including one (1) years’ experience in a leadership role, including experience working with patient flow and systems analysis, or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience. 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. Thank you for your interest in Vancouver Coastal Health.