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Vancouver Coastal Health
Oct 20, 2020
Part time
Come work as a Registered Nurse in Mental Health and Substance Use with Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH)! 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. WHO WE ARE Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH) is a world class innovator in medical care, research and teaching, delivering service to more than one million BC residents living in Vancouver, Vancouver's North Shore, Richmond, the Sea-to-Sky Highway, Sunshine Coast, and the Central Coast (Bella Bella and Bella Coola.) 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. At our core, we are a people-focused organization where entrepreneurial spirit runs deep, and opportunity exists for all those who see themselves in the transformation of health care as we know it.   QUALIFICATIONS: Education & Experience Current practicing registration as a Registered Nurse or Registered Psychiatric Nurse with the BC College of Nurses and Midwives (BCCNM).. Two years’ recent clinical experience in emergency, urgent care and/or medical/surgical areas or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience. Experience in providing emergency healthcare services to individuals within the designated patient population with mental health and/or substance use issues or an equivalent combination of training, education, 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 (eg. renal failure, wound care, diabetes, sepsis, intoxication, withdrawal, etc). Demonstrated ability to perform focused secondary assessments and integrate information from a variety of sources including diagnostics and develop 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, and psychosocial rehabilitation. Knowledge of the Mental Health Act as it applies to the rights and obligations of patients and staff. Knowledge of community, social and mental health resources is preferred. 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 document patient 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 patient 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. Only short-listed applicants will be contacted for this posting. Thank you for your interest in Vancouver Coastal Health.
Vancouver Coastal Health
Oct 20, 2020
Part time
Come work as a Registered Nurse in Mental Health and Substance Use with Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH)! 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. WHO WE ARE Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH) is a world class innovator in medical care, research and teaching, delivering service to more than one million BC residents living in Vancouver, Vancouver's North Shore, Richmond, the Sea-to-Sky Highway, Sunshine Coast, and the Central Coast (Bella Bella and Bella Coola.) 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. At our core, we are a people-focused organization where entrepreneurial spirit runs deep, and opportunity exists for all those who see themselves in the transformation of health care as we know it.   QUALIFICATIONS: Education & Experience Current practicing registration as a Registered Nurse or Registered Psychiatric Nurse with the BC College of Nurses and Midwives (BCCNM). Two years’ recent clinical experience in emergency, urgent care and/or medical/surgical areas or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience. Experience in providing emergency healthcare services to individuals within the designated patient population with mental health and/or substance use issues or an equivalent combination of training, education, 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 (eg. renal failure, wound care, diabetes, sepsis, intoxication, withdrawal, etc). Demonstrated ability to perform focused secondary assessments and integrate information from a variety of sources including diagnostics and develop 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, and psychosocial rehabilitation. Knowledge of the Mental Health Act as it applies to the rights and obligations of patients and staff. Knowledge of community, social and mental health resources is preferred. 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 document patient 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 patient 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. Only short-listed applicants will be contacted for this posting. Thank you for your interest in Vancouver Coastal Health.
Vancouver Coastal Health
Oct 20, 2020
Full time
Come work as a Registered Nurse in Mental Health and Substance Use with Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH)! 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. WHO WE ARE Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH) is a world class innovator in medical care, research and teaching, delivering service to more than one million BC residents living in Vancouver, Vancouver's North Shore, Richmond, the Sea-to-Sky Highway, Sunshine Coast, and the Central Coast (Bella Bella and Bella Coola.) 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. At our core, we are a people-focused organization where entrepreneurial spirit runs deep, and opportunity exists for all those who see themselves in the transformation of health care as we know it.   QUALIFICATIONS: Education & Experience Current practicing registration as a Registered Nurse or Registered Psychiatric Nurse with the BC College of Nurses and Midwives (BCCNM). Two years’ recent clinical experience in emergency, urgent care and/or medical/surgical areas or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience. Experience in providing emergency healthcare services to individuals within the designated patient population with mental health and/or substance use issues or an equivalent combination of training, education, 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 (eg. renal failure, wound care, diabetes, sepsis, intoxication, withdrawal, etc). Demonstrated ability to perform focused secondary assessments and integrate information from a variety of sources including diagnostics and develop 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, and psychosocial rehabilitation. Knowledge of the Mental Health Act as it applies to the rights and obligations of patients and staff. Knowledge of community, social and mental health resources is preferred. 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 document patient 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 patient 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. Only short-listed applicants will be contacted for this posting. Thank you for your interest in Vancouver Coastal Health.
Vancouver Coastal Health
Oct 20, 2020
Full time
Come work as a Registered Nurse in Mental Health and Substance Use with Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH)! 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. WHO WE ARE Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH) is a world class innovator in medical care, research and teaching, delivering service to more than one million BC residents living in Vancouver, Vancouver's North Shore, Richmond, the Sea-to-Sky Highway, Sunshine Coast, and the Central Coast (Bella Bella and Bella Coola.) 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. At our core, we are a people-focused organization where entrepreneurial spirit runs deep, and opportunity exists for all those who see themselves in the transformation of health care as we know it.   QUALIFICATIONS: Education & Experience Current practicing registration as a Registered Nurse or Registered Psychiatric Nurse with the BC College of Nurses and Midwives (BCCNM). Two years’ recent clinical experience in emergency, urgent care and/or medical/surgical areas or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience. Experience in providing emergency healthcare services to individuals within the designated patient population with mental health and/or substance use issues or an equivalent combination of training, education, 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 (eg. renal failure, wound care, diabetes, sepsis, intoxication, withdrawal, etc). Demonstrated ability to perform focused secondary assessments and integrate information from a variety of sources including diagnostics and develop 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, and psychosocial rehabilitation. Knowledge of the Mental Health Act as it applies to the rights and obligations of patients and staff. Knowledge of community, social and mental health resources is preferred. 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 document patient 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 patient 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. Only short-listed applicants will be contacted for this posting. Thank you for your interest in Vancouver Coastal Health.
Vancouver Coastal Health
Oct 20, 2020
Full time
Come work as a Registered Nurse in Mental Health and Substance Use with Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH)! 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. WHO WE ARE Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH) is a world class innovator in medical care, research and teaching, delivering service to more than one million BC residents living in Vancouver, Vancouver's North Shore, Richmond, the Sea-to-Sky Highway, Sunshine Coast, and the Central Coast (Bella Bella and Bella Coola.) 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. At our core, we are a people-focused organization where entrepreneurial spirit runs deep, and opportunity exists for all those who see themselves in the transformation of health care as we know it.   QUALIFICATIONS: Education & Experience Current practicing registration as a Registered Nurse or Registered Psychiatric Nurse with the BC College of Nurses and Midwives (BCCNM). Two years’ recent clinical experience in emergency, urgent care and/or medical/surgical areas or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience. Experience in providing emergency healthcare services to individuals within the designated patient population with mental health and/or substance use issues or an equivalent combination of training, education, 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 (eg. renal failure, wound care, diabetes, sepsis, intoxication, withdrawal, etc). Demonstrated ability to perform focused secondary assessments and integrate information from a variety of sources including diagnostics and develop 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, and psychosocial rehabilitation. Knowledge of the Mental Health Act as it applies to the rights and obligations of patients and staff. Knowledge of community, social and mental health resources is preferred. 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 document patient 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 patient 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. Only short-listed applicants will be contacted for this posting. Thank you for your interest in Vancouver Coastal Health.
Vancouver Coastal Health
Oct 16, 2020
Full time
Vancouver Coastal Health is looking for a Registered Nurse to join the team at Vancouver General Hospital. Apply today to join our team! As a Registered Nurse in High Acuity at VCH you will: Provide nursing care to acutely ill patients with complex, acute and often co-existing chronic illnesses both by working independently and as a member of an interdisciplinary team. Enhance the quality 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. WHO WE ARE Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH) is a world class innovator in medical care, research and teaching, delivering service to more than one million BC residents living in Vancouver, Vancouver's North Shore, Richmond, the Sea-to-Sky Highway, Sunshine Coast, and the Central Coast (Bella Bella and Bella Coola.) 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. At our core, we are a people-focused organization where entrepreneurial spirit runs deep, and opportunity exists for all those who see themselves in the transformation of health care as we know it. QUALIFICATIONS: Education & Experience Current practicing registration as a Registered Nurse with the BC College of Nurses and Midwives (BCCNM). Completion of a recognized advanced nursing specialty program in High Acuity Nursing or two years’ recent, related experience in a high acuity setting or an equivalent combination or education and experience. Knowledge & Abilities Broad knowledge of nursing theory and practice within a client/family centred model of care. Broad knowledge of BCCNM’s standards of practice for registered nurses. 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, problem-solve and set priorities. 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 through initiative and independence. Demonstrated skill in the use of medical equipment and supplies appropriate to the designated clinical area. Demonstrated skill in CPR techniques. Demonstrated skill in techniques appropriate to the designated clinical area. Demonstrated ability to operate related equipment. Basic computer literacy to operate a computerized patient care information system. Demonstrated physical ability to perform the duties of the position.
Vancouver Coastal Health
Oct 16, 2020
Full time
Vancouver Coastal Health is looking for a Registered Nurse to join the team at Vancouver General Hospital. Apply today to join our team! As a Registered Nurse in High Acuity at VCH you will: Provide nursing care to acutely ill patients with complex, acute and often co-existing chronic illnesses both by working independently and as a member of an interdisciplinary team. Enhance the quality 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. WHO WE ARE  Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH) is a world class innovator in medical care, research and teaching, delivering service to more than one million BC residents living in Vancouver, Vancouver's North Shore, Richmond, the Sea-to-Sky Highway, Sunshine Coast, and the Central Coast (Bella Bella and Bella Coola.) 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. At our core, we are a people-focused organization where entrepreneurial spirit runs deep, and opportunity exists for all those who see themselves in the transformation of health care as we know it. QUALIFICATIONS: Education & Experience Current practicing registration as a Registered Nurse with the BC College of Nurses and Midwives (BCCNM). Completion of a recognized advanced nursing specialty program in High Acuity Nursing or two years’ recent, related experience in a high acuity setting or an equivalent combination or education and experience. Knowledge & Abilities Broad knowledge of nursing theory and practice within a client/family centred model of care. Broad knowledge of BCCNM’s standards of practice for registered nurses. 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, problem-solve and set priorities. 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 through initiative and independence. Demonstrated skill in the use of medical equipment and supplies appropriate to the designated clinical area. Demonstrated skill in CPR techniques. Demonstrated skill in techniques appropriate to the designated clinical area. Demonstrated ability to operate related equipment. Basic computer literacy to operate a computerized patient care information system. Demonstrated physical ability to perform the duties of the position.
Vancouver Coastal Health
Oct 09, 2020
Part time
Vancouver Coastal Health is looking for a Registered Nurse to join the Emergency department at Sechelt Hospital. Apply today to join our team! As a Registered Nurse in Sexual Assault Services you will provide comprehensive forensic nursing care to patients triaged to Sexual Assault Nursing services.   TRAINING OPPORTUNITY Please note that a cover letter and resume are 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 Sexual Assault Nurse Program is restricted to applicants with 2 years recent Acute Care or 2 years recent Public Health experience. Applicants must successfully complete the post-basic training education prior to working in the Department.   WHO WE ARE Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH) is a world class innovator in medical care, research and teaching, delivering service to more than one million BC residents living in Vancouver, Vancouver's North Shore, Richmond, the Sea-to-Sky Highway, Sunshine Coast, and the Central Coast (Bella Bella and Bella Coola.) 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. At our core, we are a people-focused organization where entrepreneurial spirit runs deep, and opportunity exists for all those who see themselves in the transformation of health care as we know it.   QUALIFICATIONS: Education & Experience Current practicing registration as a Registered Nurse with the BC College of Nurses and Midwives (BCCNM). Completion of recognized Sexual Assault/Forensic Nurse Examiner coursework. Two (2) years’ recent and related nursing experience in an acute or public health setting or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience. Knowledge & Abilities Demonstrated ability to complete initial and ongoing patient assessment (clinical and diagnostic reasoning) and provide nursing care through appropriate/prescribed technical, therapeutic, safety type interventions. Ability to demonstrate therapeutic interviewing and communication skills. Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively with patients, families/care givers, the public, medical staff and members of the interprofessional care team using verbal, written and electronic communication means. Demonstrated knowledge of contraceptive management and sexually transmitted infections. Demonstrated ability to promote person-centered care that demonstrates empathy for patients and families/care givers, sensitivity to diverse cultures and preferences, and patient advocacy. Demonstrated ability to work with minimal supervision. Demonstrated ability to collaborate with a variety of professionals from the health and legal professions. Demonstrated ability to organize and prioritize patient care. Demonstrated ability to use factual information, prior learning and basic principles and procedures to support nursing decisions and actions with relevant research-based evidence/evidence-informed practice. Demonstrated ability to operated related equipment including relevant computer applications. Demonstrated ability to perform the physical duties of the position.
Vancouver Coastal Health
Oct 09, 2020
Part time
Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH) is looking for a Registered Nurse to join the Emergency unit at Sechelt Hospital. Apply today to join our team!   As a Registered Nurse in Emergency you will: Provide emergency nursing to clients of all ages presenting with a wide variety of symptoms within an uncontrolled environment, and to unique client populations such as victims of sexual assault. Assess client needs and prioritizes care requirements, often with limited information. Stabilize and resuscitate multi-trauma victims, and prepare for and respond to disaster situations. Enhance the quality of life from the perspective of the client/family. Consult, confer, and collaborate with other health care team members. You will have the opportunity to demonstrate expertise and leadership in your work. Maintain and advance clinical competence by participating on designated hospital committees/teams and approved research projects as assigned. 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.   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 Completion of a recognized advanced program in emergency care nursing or two (2) years’ recent, related experience. Current practicing registration as a Registered Nurse with the BC College of Nurses and Midwives (BCCNM). Knowledge, Skills & Abilities Broad knowledge of nursing theory and practice within a client/family centered model of care. Broad knowledge of BCCNM's standards for nursing practice. Demonstrated ability in nursing practice related to designated client group. Demonstrated ability in the management of trauma in an emergency setting. Demonstrated skill in CPR techniques. Skill in techniques appropriate to emergency care nursing. Demonstrated computer skills including the ability to effectively use a computerized client care information system.
Vancouver Coastal Health
Oct 09, 2020
Part time
Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH) is looking for a Registered Nurse to join the Emergency unit at Sechelt Hospital. Apply today to join our team!   As a Registered Nurse in Emergency you will: Provide emergency nursing to clients of all ages presenting with a wide variety of symptoms within an uncontrolled environment, and to unique client populations such as victims of sexual assault. Assess client needs and prioritizes care requirements, often with limited information. Stabilize and resuscitate multi-trauma victims, and prepare for and respond to disaster situations. Enhance the quality of life from the perspective of the client/family. Consult, confer, and collaborate with other health care team members. You will have the opportunity to demonstrate expertise and leadership in your work. Maintain and advance clinical competence by participating on designated hospital committees/teams and approved research projects as assigned. 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.   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 Completion of a recognized advanced program in emergency care nursing or two (2) years’ recent, related experience. Current practicing registration as a Registered Nurse with the BC College of Nurses and Midwives (BCCNM). Knowledge, Skills & Abilities Broad knowledge of nursing theory and practice within a client/family centered model of care. Broad knowledge of BCCNM's standards for nursing practice. Demonstrated ability in nursing practice related to designated client group. Demonstrated ability in the management of trauma in an emergency setting. Demonstrated skill in CPR techniques. Skill in techniques appropriate to emergency care nursing. Demonstrated computer skills including the ability to effectively use a computerized client care information system.
Vancouver Coastal Health
Oct 09, 2020
Part time
Vancouver Coastal Health is looking for a Registered Nurse to join the team in the Intensive Care Unit at Sechelt Hospital. Apply today to join our team!   As a Registered Nurse in Critical Care at Sechelt Hospital you will: Provide nursing care to high risk critically ill clients with unpredictable outcomes attached to life-support equipment, and/or clients in post-anaesthetic recovery, both by working independently and as a member of a interdisciplinary team. Enhance the quality of life of the client/family. Consult, confer, and collaborate with other health care givers. Demonstrate expertise and leadership in your nursing practice. Maintain and advance your own clinical competence. Participate on designated hospital committees/teams and approved research projects as assigned. WHO WE ARE Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH) is a world class innovator in medical care, research and teaching, delivering service to more than one million BC residents living in Vancouver, Vancouver's North Shore, Richmond, the Sea-to-Sky Highway, Sunshine Coast, and the Central Coast (Bella Bella and Bella Coola.) 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. At our core, we are a people-focused organization where entrepreneurial spirit runs deep, and opportunity exists for all those who see themselves in the transformation of health care as we know it.   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.   QUALIFICATIONS: Education & Experience Current practicing registration as a Registered Nurse with the BC College of Nurses and Midwives (BCCNM). Completion of a recognized critical care nursing program or two years' recent, related critical care experience. Knowledge & Abilities Broad knowledge of nursing theory and practice within a client/family centred model of care. Broad knowledge BCCNM standards for nursing practice. Thorough knowledge of the indications, actions, reactions, routes, dosages, and side effects of anaesthetic and other drugs used in critical care environment. Thorough knowledge of nursing problems commonly encountered in a critical care environment. Thorough knowledge of the physiological and behavioural aspects of complex critical illnesses. Knowledge of other health care disciplines and their role in client care. Demonstrated ability in nursing practice to assess and manage critical and life-threatening situations. Demonstrated ability to respond immediately and appropriately to sudden emergencies. Demonstrated ability to organize and prioritize workload. Demonstrated ability to plan and implement plans of care. Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively as a member of an interdisciplinary team. Demonstrated ability to communicate with, and deal effectively with, clients and their families, co-workers, physicians, and other health care staff. Demonstrated ability to communicate in writing accurately, concisely, and clearly. Demonstrated ability to teach clients and their families. Demonstrated ability to provide leadership and work direction. Demonstrated physical ability to perform the duties of the position. Demonstrated skill in CPR techniques Skill in techniques appropriate to a critical care environment. Skill in the use of critical care monitoring and support equipment. Basic computer literacy to operate a computerized patient care information system.
Vancouver Coastal Health
Oct 09, 2020
Full time
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. JOB SUMMARY: Practices in accordance with the standards of professional practice and code of ethics for registered nurses as outlined by the BC College of Nurses and Midwives (BCCNM) as well as within a client and family centred care model and the vision and values of the organization. Provides advanced perinatal nursing care to expectant clients by conducting a comprehensive nursing assessment of the client and fetus and by providing nursing care to other assigned medical/surgical patients both by working independently and as a member of an interdisciplinary team. Enhances quality of life from the perspective of the client/family. Consults, confers, and collaborates with other health care providers. Demonstrates continuous improvement and best practices approach in nursing practice. Maintains and advances own clinical competence. Participates on designated hospital committees/teams and approved research projects as assigned. QUALIFICATIONS: Education & Experience Current practicing registration with the BC College of Nurses and Midwives (BCCNM). Completion of a recognized advanced nursing specialty program in perinatal nursing or two years’ recent, related perinatal nursing experience.  Knowledge & Abilities Broad knowledge of nursing theory and practice within a client/family centred model of care. Broad knowledge of BCCNM standards for nursing practice. Demonstrated ability in nursing practice related to designated client group. Demonstrated ability to plan and implement care plans. Demonstrated ability to assess client responses to care, and to respond appropriately. Demonstrated ability to adjust to unexpected events, problem-solve, set priorities and deal with conflict. Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively as a member of an interdisciplinary team. Demonstrated ability to communicate (orally and in writing) and deal effectively with clients and their families, coworkers, physicians, other health care staff, and staff of external agencies. Demonstrated ability to counsel and teach clients and their families. Demonstrated ability to provide leadership through initiative and independence. Demonstrated ability to model and mentor new staff and students. Demonstrated skill in clinical techniques and the use of applicable equipment and supplies. Demonstrated skill in CPR and NRP techniques. Demonstrated computer skills including the ability to effectively use a computerized client care information system. Demonstrated physical ability to perform the duties of the position.
Vancouver Coastal Health
Oct 09, 2020
Full time
Are you a dedicated healthcare worker and enjoy working as a member of an interdisciplinary care team? Do you thrive in both independent and collaborative environments? Apply to work as a Licensed Practical Nurse at Vancouver Coastal Health today!   As an LPN at Shorncliffe Village Care Home, you will: Perform the full scope of practical nursing functions for clients with predictable outcomes including activities such as assessing, planning, implementing, evaluating and documenting client care, and providing support to clients and their families. Work collaboratively as a member of an interdisciplinary care team and under general supervision, and support the Registered Nurse in caring for clients with unpredictable outcomes. Work under the direction of an RN for patients where the acuity or complexity of care requires an advanced level of knowledge and skill beyond the scope of practice for Licensed Practical Nurses. ABOUT SHORNECLIFF VILLAGE CARE HOME: Shornecliff Intermediate Care Facility, located in Sechelt on the Sunshine Coast, offers a wide variety of social and recreational programming to meet the needs and interests of the residents. Scheduled programs are offered 5 days a week and include such things as strength training, music therapy programs and special events. The facility consists of 59 single rooms of which 6 are adjoining. 2 community respite rooms and 2 hospice rooms with a family room.   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 Graduation from a recognized program for Practical Nurses or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience. Current practicing registration as a Licensed Practical Nurse with the BC College of Nurses and Midwives (BCCNM). Knowledge & Abilities Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing. Ability to deal with others effectively. Physical ability to carry out the duties of the position. Ability to organize work. Ability to operate related equipment.
Vancouver Coastal Health
Oct 09, 2020
Part time
Vancouver Coastal Health is looking for a Registered Nurse to join the COVID Outreach Team as a Clinical Coordinator. Apply today to join our team! The COVID-19 Outreach Team (COT) provides clinical support to under-housed, precariously housed or homeless clients who are admitted to the designated isolation sites during the COVID-19 pandemic. COT provides short term care to clients admitted to designated isolation sites with a focus on COVID-19 symptom management. COT primarily aims to: Decrease community transmission of COVID-19 Transition to alternate level of care ( acute care) when potential serious complications of illness arise Manage client’s symptoms based on client’s goals of care and support/monitor client during a period of convalescence As a Clinical Coordinator with Vancouver Coastal Health you will: Provide first line supervision, coordinate the day to day operations of the designated Clinic or Program and ensure that operations of the designated Clinic or Program comply with the applicable Health Canada requirements. In collaboration with all health care team members, coordinates client flow activities by reviewing clinic processes and developing protocols for improving client flow. Provide clinical direction and coordination of clients and assist the Manager with a variety of administrative activities to ensure efficient and optimal use of client care resources. Liaise with designated team members/staff and supports interdisciplinary practice, quality improvement initiatives and supports interdisciplinary integration of services. WHO WE ARE: Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH) is a world class innovator in medical care, research and teaching, delivering service to more than one million BC residents living in Vancouver, Vancouver's North Shore, Richmond, the Sea-to-Sky Highway, Sunshine Coast, Bella Bella, Bella Coola, and the Central Coast. 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. At our core, we are a people-focused organization where entrepreneurial spirit runs deep, and opportunity exists for all those who see themselves in the transformation of health care as we know it.   QUALIFICATIONS: Education & Experience Current practising registration as a Registered Nurse with the BC College of Nurses and Midwives (BCCNM). Three years' recent, related nursing experience in the Community Health Nursing including one year's related leadership/supervisory experience or an equivalent combination of training and experience. Valid BC Driver’s License. Local area travel may require the use of a personal vehicle.  Knowledge & Abilities Comprehensive knowledge of other health care disciplines and their role in client care. Demonstrated ability to adapt to the changing health system and an understanding the broad determinants of health. Broad knowledge of the local Community and regional initiatives that may impact patient care, resource access or practice guidelines in this local clinic setting. Demonstrated ability in dealing with a variety of situations and responsibilities requiring initiative and professional judgment. Ability to supervise. Demonstrated ability to apply decision making and analytical skills. Demonstrated ability to provide leadership and work direction to the interdisciplinary team. Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively as a member of an interdisciplinary team. Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing. Demonstrated ability to deal effectively with conflict situations. Demonstrated ability to develop and evaluate health education resources. Knowledge of research process and methodology. Demonstrated ability to critically read and utilize current health research in evidence based practice. Demonstrated ability to identify community resources appropriate to client/family/community needs. Demonstrated computer skills including the ability to effectively use a computerized client care information system and Windows applications. Demonstrated ability to plan, organize and prioritize work. Physical ability to perform the duties of the position. Demonstrated skill in CPR techniques.
Vancouver Coastal Health
Oct 09, 2020
Part time
Vancouver Coastal Health is looking for a Licensed Practical Nurse to join the Inner City COVID-Outreach Team at the Three Bridges Community Health Centre. Apply today to join our team! About the COVID-19 Outreach Team (COT) The COVID-19 Outreach Team (COT) provides clinical support to under-housed, precariously housed or homeless clients who are admitted to the designated isolation sites during the COVID-19 pandemic. COT provides short term care to clients admitted to designated isolation sites with a focus on COVID-19 symptom management. The COT primarily aims to: Decrease community transmission of COVID-19 Transition to alternate level of care ( acute care) when potential serious complications of illness arise Manage client’s symptoms based on client’s goals of care and support/monitor client during a period of convalescence. As a Licensed Practical Nurse with VCH you will: Work independently and collaboratively as a member of an interdisciplinary care team to perform full scope of practical nursing functions as outlined by BCCNM standards for LPNs with a focus on clients with stable and/or predictable states of health. Perform activities such as assessing, implementing, evaluating and documenting client care and support to the client according to established care plans. Work with the Registered Nurse, Medical Health Officer and/or Physician on-call in caring for clients with unpredictable outcomes or where the acuity or complexity of care requires an advanced level of knowledge and skill beyond the scope of practice for Licensed Practical Nurses. Maintain and advance your own clinical competence pursuant to the standards of practice of BCCNM for Licensed Practical Nurses. QUALIFICATIONS: Education & Experience Graduation from a recognized program for Licensed Practical Nurses or an equivalent combination or education, training and experience. Current practicing registration as a Licensed Practical Nurse with the British Columbia College of Nurses and Midwives (BCCNM). Two (2) years recent experience working as a full scope Licensed Practical Nurse. Valid BC Driver’s License. Local area travel may require the use of a personal vehicle. Knowledge & Abilities Knowledge of infection control and management of infectious illnesses in the affected population. Comprehensive knowledge of other health care disciplines and their role in client care. Demonstrated ability to adapt and respond to the client flow and health delivery system. Demonstrated ability in dealing with a variety of situations and responsibilities requiring initiative, creativity and professional judgment. Knowledge and practice within the standards dictated by the BCCNM for Licensed Practical Nurses. Ability to clinically support clients with mental health and substance use issues. Broad knowledge of harm reduction & Trauma Informed approaches to client care. Demonstrated ability in Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) techniques. Demonstrated ability to apply decision making and analytical skills. Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively as a member of an interdisciplinary team. Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing. Demonstrated ability to effectively engage/solve conflict situations. Demonstrated ability to plan, organize and prioritize work. Demonstrated physical ability to perform the duties of the position. Knowledge and experience with basic computer programs (Word, Microsoft Outlook). Ability to operate medical related equipment.
Vancouver Coastal Health
Oct 09, 2020
Full time
Vancouver Coastal Health is looking for a Licensed Practical Nurse to join the Inner City COVID-Outreach Team at the Three Bridges Community Health Centre. Apply today to join our team! About the COVID-19 Outreach Team (COT) The COVID-19 Outreach Team (COT) provides clinical support to under-housed, precariously housed or homeless clients who are admitted to the designated isolation sites during the COVID-19 pandemic. COT provides short term care to clients admitted to designated isolation sites with a focus on COVID-19 symptom management. The COT primarily aims to: Decrease community transmission of COVID-19 Transition to alternate level of care ( acute care) when potential serious complications of illness arise Manage client’s symptoms based on client’s goals of care and support/monitor client during a period of convalescence. As a Licensed Practical Nurse with VCH you will: Work independently and collaboratively as a member of an interdisciplinary care team to perform full scope of practical nursing functions as outlined by BCCNM standards for LPNs with a focus on clients with stable and/or predictable states of health. Perform activities such as assessing, implementing, evaluating and documenting client care and support to the client according to established care plans. Work with the Registered Nurse, Medical Health Officer and/or Physician on-call in caring for clients with unpredictable outcomes or where the acuity or complexity of care requires an advanced level of knowledge and skill beyond the scope of practice for Licensed Practical Nurses. Maintain and advance your own clinical competence pursuant to the standards of practice of BCCNM for Licensed Practical Nurses. QUALIFICATIONS: Education & Experience Graduation from a recognized program for Licensed Practical Nurses or an equivalent combination or education, training and experience. Current practicing registration as a Licensed Practical Nurse with the British Columbia College of Nurses and Midwives (BCCNM). Two (2) years recent experience working as a full scope Licensed Practical Nurse. Valid BC Driver’s License. Local area travel may require the use of a personal vehicle. Knowledge & Abilities Knowledge of infection control and management of infectious illnesses in the affected population. Comprehensive knowledge of other health care disciplines and their role in client care. Demonstrated ability to adapt and respond to the client flow and health delivery system. Demonstrated ability in dealing with a variety of situations and responsibilities requiring initiative, creativity and professional judgment. Knowledge and practice within the standards dictated by the BCCNM for Licensed Practical Nurses. Ability to clinically support clients with mental health and substance use issues. Broad knowledge of harm reduction & Trauma Informed approaches to client care. Demonstrated ability in Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) techniques. Demonstrated ability to apply decision making and analytical skills. Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively as a member of an interdisciplinary team. Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing. Demonstrated ability to effectively engage/solve conflict situations. Demonstrated ability to plan, organize and prioritize work. Demonstrated physical ability to perform the duties of the position. Knowledge and experience with basic computer programs (Word, Microsoft Outlook). Ability to operate medical related equipment.
Vancouver Coastal Health
Oct 09, 2020
Full time
Vancouver Coastal Health is looking for a   Registered Nurse   to join the Inner City COVID-Outreach Team at Three Bridges Community Health Centre. Apply today to join our team! About the COVID-19 Outreach Team (COT) The COVID-19 Outreach Team (COT) provides clinical support to under-housed, precariously housed or homeless clients who are admitted to the designated isolation sites during the COVID-19 pandemic. COT provides short term care to clients admitted to designated isolation sites with a focus on COVID-19 symptom management. The COT primarily aims to: Decrease community transmission of COVID-19 Transition to alternate level of care ( acute care) when potential serious complications of illness arise Manage client’s symptoms based on client’s goals of care and support/monitor client during a period of convalescence. As a COVID-19 Outreach Nurse with VCH you will: Work as part of a multidisciplinary team to provide outreach services to vulnerable/marginalized clients and communities who are at high risk for acquiring/transmitting COVID-19. Provide frontline primary health care services to clients in the form of immediate assessment, intervention and treatment. Provide harm reduction education, counseling and support from a nursing perspective on issues relating to substance use including brokering access to risk mitigation prescribing for substance use with community based prescribers. Distribute harm reduction supplies. Collaborate with other community-based agencies to reach populations at high risk for acquiring COVID-19. Identify the health issues, behaviours, needs, barriers and challenges for at-risk populations. Work collaboratively in team settings to develop creative strategies to address the challenges and participates in research projects, and surveys as required.   WHO WE ARE Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH) is a world class innovator in medical care, research and teaching, delivering service to more than one million BC residents living in Vancouver, Vancouver's North Shore, Richmond, the Sea-to-Sky Highway, Sunshine Coast, and the Central Coast (Bella Bella and Bella Coola.) 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. At our core, we are a people-focused organization where entrepreneurial spirit runs deep, and opportunity exists for all those who see themselves in the transformation of health care as we know it. QUALIFICATIONS: Education & Experience Current practicing registration as a Registered Nurse with the BC College of Nurses and Midwives (BCCNM). Two (2) years’ recent, related experience providing screening, assessment, treatment and/or outreach services to clients living in the inner city with multiple health and or social challenges or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience. Valid BC Driver’s License as local area travel may require the use of a vehicle. Knowledge & Abilities Broad knowledge of nursing theory and practice within a client-centered approach. Knowledge of Community development and health promotion principles and practices. Knowledge of harm reduction principles and practices. Broad knowledge of BCCNM Standards for Practice for registered nurses. Broad knowledge of communicable disease, communicable disease control and IPAC measures. Broad knowledge of mental health and addictions. Broad knowledge of other conditions treated in primary care settings, including chronic diseases, HIV/AIDs, wound care, and infections. Broad knowledge of other facilities and community based resources. Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing, with clients and their families, health care staff and community partners. Demonstrated ability to analyze situations, problem solve and facilitate resolutions. 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 prioritize, take initiative, be flexible, and work both independently and collaboratively as a member of a multidisciplinary team. Demonstrated ability to work independently and make nursing practices decisions Demonstrated ability to manage aggressive and suicidal behaviour. Demonstrated ability to assess client responses to care, and to respond appropriately. Demonstrated ability to identify community resources appropriate to client needs. Demonstrated ability to adjust to new or unexpected events. Demonstrated ability to work with a culturally diverse population including Indigenous communities and sexual minorities. Demonstrated de-escalation and conflict resolution skills. Demonstrated ability to provide consultation, leadership and work direction. Skilled in the use of equipment, and in the techniques appropriate for treatment. Demonstrated skill in CPR techniques. Physical ability to perform the duties of the position. Basic computer literacy to operate a computerized client care information system and word processing, spreadsheet, Internet and e-mail software.
Vancouver Coastal Health
Oct 09, 2020
Part time
Vancouver Coastal Health is looking for a   Registered Nurse   to join the Inner City COVID-Outreach Team at Three Bridges Community Health Centre. Apply today to join our team! About the COVID-19 Outreach Team (COT) The COVID-19 Outreach Team (COT) provides clinical support to under-housed, precariously housed or homeless clients who are admitted to the designated isolation sites during the COVID-19 pandemic. COT provides short term care to clients admitted to designated isolation sites with a focus on COVID-19 symptom management. The COT primarily aims to: Decrease community transmission of COVID-19 Transition to alternate level of care ( acute care) when potential serious complications of illness arise Manage client’s symptoms based on client’s goals of care and support/monitor client during a period of convalescence. As a COVID-19 Outreach Nurse with VCH you will: Work as part of a multidisciplinary team to provide outreach services to vulnerable/marginalized clients and communities who are at high risk for acquiring/transmitting COVID-19. Provide frontline primary health care services to clients in the form of immediate assessment, intervention and treatment. Provide harm reduction education, counseling and support from a nursing perspective on issues relating to substance use including brokering access to risk mitigation prescribing for substance use with community based prescribers. Distribute harm reduction supplies. Collaborate with other community-based agencies to reach populations at high risk for acquiring COVID-19. Identify the health issues, behaviours, needs, barriers and challenges for at-risk populations. Work collaboratively in team settings to develop creative strategies to address the challenges and participates in research projects, and surveys as required.   WHO WE ARE Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH) is a world class innovator in medical care, research and teaching, delivering service to more than one million BC residents living in Vancouver, Vancouver's North Shore, Richmond, the Sea-to-Sky Highway, Sunshine Coast, and the Central Coast (Bella Bella and Bella Coola.) 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. At our core, we are a people-focused organization where entrepreneurial spirit runs deep, and opportunity exists for all those who see themselves in the transformation of health care as we know it. QUALIFICATIONS: Education & Experience Current practicing registration as a Registered Nurse with the BC College of Nurses and Midwives (BCCNM). Two (2) years’ recent, related experience providing screening, assessment, treatment and/or outreach services to clients living in the inner city with multiple health and or social challenges or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience. Valid BC Driver’s License as local area travel may require the use of a vehicle. Knowledge & Abilities Broad knowledge of nursing theory and practice within a client-centered approach. Knowledge of Community development and health promotion principles and practices. Knowledge of harm reduction principles and practices. Broad knowledge of BCCNM Standards for Practice for registered nurses. Broad knowledge of communicable disease, communicable disease control and IPAC measures. Broad knowledge of mental health and addictions. Broad knowledge of other conditions treated in primary care settings, including chronic diseases, HIV/AIDs, wound care, and infections. Broad knowledge of other facilities and community based resources. Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing, with clients and their families, health care staff and community partners. Demonstrated ability to analyze situations, problem solve and facilitate resolutions. 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 prioritize, take initiative, be flexible, and work both independently and collaboratively as a member of a multidisciplinary team. Demonstrated ability to work independently and make nursing practices decisions Demonstrated ability to manage aggressive and suicidal behaviour. Demonstrated ability to assess client responses to care, and to respond appropriately. Demonstrated ability to identify community resources appropriate to client needs. Demonstrated ability to adjust to new or unexpected events. Demonstrated ability to work with a culturally diverse population including Indigenous communities and sexual minorities. Demonstrated de-escalation and conflict resolution skills. Demonstrated ability to provide consultation, leadership and work direction. Skilled in the use of equipment, and in the techniques appropriate for treatment. Demonstrated skill in CPR techniques. Physical ability to perform the duties of the position. Basic computer literacy to operate a computerized client care information system and word processing, spreadsheet, Internet and e-mail software.
Vancouver Coastal Health
Oct 09, 2020
Part time
Vancouver Coastal Health is looking for a   Registered Nurse   to join the Inner City COVID-Outreach Team at Three Bridges Community Health Centre. Apply today to join our team! About the COVID-19 Outreach Team (COT) The COVID-19 Outreach Team (COT) provides clinical support to under-housed, precariously housed or homeless clients who are admitted to the designated isolation sites during the COVID-19 pandemic. COT provides short term care to clients admitted to designated isolation sites with a focus on COVID-19 symptom management. The COT primarily aims to: Decrease community transmission of COVID-19 Transition to alternate level of care ( acute care) when potential serious complications of illness arise Manage client’s symptoms based on client’s goals of care and support/monitor client during a period of convalescence. As a COVID-19 Outreach Nurse with VCH you will: Work as part of a multidisciplinary team to provide outreach services to vulnerable/marginalized clients and communities who are at high risk for acquiring/transmitting COVID-19. Provide frontline primary health care services to clients in the form of immediate assessment, intervention and treatment. Provide harm reduction education, counseling and support from a nursing perspective on issues relating to substance use including brokering access to risk mitigation prescribing for substance use with community based prescribers. Distribute harm reduction supplies. Collaborate with other community-based agencies to reach populations at high risk for acquiring COVID-19. Identify the health issues, behaviours, needs, barriers and challenges for at-risk populations. Work collaboratively in team settings to develop creative strategies to address the challenges and participates in research projects, and surveys as required.   WHO WE ARE Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH) is a world class innovator in medical care, research and teaching, delivering service to more than one million BC residents living in Vancouver, Vancouver's North Shore, Richmond, the Sea-to-Sky Highway, Sunshine Coast, and the Central Coast (Bella Bella and Bella Coola.) 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. At our core, we are a people-focused organization where entrepreneurial spirit runs deep, and opportunity exists for all those who see themselves in the transformation of health care as we know it. QUALIFICATIONS: Education & Experience Current practicing registration as a Registered Nurse with the BC College of Nurses and Midwives (BCCNM). Two (2) years’ recent, related experience providing screening, assessment, treatment and/or outreach services to clients living in the inner city with multiple health and or social challenges or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience. Valid BC Driver’s License as local area travel may require the use of a vehicle. Knowledge & Abilities Broad knowledge of nursing theory and practice within a client-centered approach. Knowledge of Community development and health promotion principles and practices. Knowledge of harm reduction principles and practices. Broad knowledge of BCCNM Standards for Practice for registered nurses. Broad knowledge of communicable disease, communicable disease control and IPAC measures. Broad knowledge of mental health and addictions. Broad knowledge of other conditions treated in primary care settings, including chronic diseases, HIV/AIDs, wound care, and infections. Broad knowledge of other facilities and community based resources. Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing, with clients and their families, health care staff and community partners. Demonstrated ability to analyze situations, problem solve and facilitate resolutions. 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 prioritize, take initiative, be flexible, and work both independently and collaboratively as a member of a multidisciplinary team. Demonstrated ability to work independently and make nursing practices decisions Demonstrated ability to manage aggressive and suicidal behaviour. Demonstrated ability to assess client responses to care, and to respond appropriately. Demonstrated ability to identify community resources appropriate to client needs. Demonstrated ability to adjust to new or unexpected events. Demonstrated ability to work with a culturally diverse population including Indigenous communities and sexual minorities. Demonstrated de-escalation and conflict resolution skills. Demonstrated ability to provide consultation, leadership and work direction. Skilled in the use of equipment, and in the techniques appropriate for treatment. Demonstrated skill in CPR techniques. Physical ability to perform the duties of the position. Basic computer literacy to operate a computerized client care information system and word processing, spreadsheet, Internet and e-mail software.
Vancouver Coastal Health
Oct 09, 2020
Full time
Vancouver Coastal Health is looking for a   Registered Nurse   to join the Inner City COVID-Outreach Team at Three Bridges Community Health Centre. Apply today to join our team!   About the COVID-19 Outreach Team (COT) The COVID-19 Outreach Team (COT) provides clinical support to under-housed, precariously housed or homeless clients who are admitted to the designated isolation sites during the COVID-19 pandemic. COT provides short term care to clients admitted to designated isolation sites with a focus on COVID-19 symptom management. The COT primarily aims to: Decrease community transmission of COVID-19 Transition to alternate level of care ( acute care) when potential serious complications of illness arise Manage client’s symptoms based on client’s goals of care and support/monitor client during a period of convalescence. As a COVID-19 Outreach Nurse with VCH you will: Work as part of a multidisciplinary team to provide outreach services to vulnerable/marginalized clients and communities who are at high risk for acquiring/transmitting COVID-19. Provide frontline primary health care services to clients in the form of immediate assessment, intervention and treatment. Provide harm reduction education, counseling and support from a nursing perspective on issues relating to substance use including brokering access to risk mitigation prescribing for substance use with community based prescribers. Distribute harm reduction supplies. Collaborate with other community-based agencies to reach populations at high risk for acquiring COVID-19. Identify the health issues, behaviours, needs, barriers and challenges for at-risk populations. Work collaboratively in team settings to develop creative strategies to address the challenges and participates in research projects, and surveys as required.   WHO WE ARE Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH) is a world class innovator in medical care, research and teaching, delivering service to more than one million BC residents living in Vancouver, Vancouver's North Shore, Richmond, the Sea-to-Sky Highway, Sunshine Coast, and the Central Coast (Bella Bella and Bella Coola.) 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. At our core, we are a people-focused organization where entrepreneurial spirit runs deep, and opportunity exists for all those who see themselves in the transformation of health care as we know it. QUALIFICATIONS: Education & Experience Current practicing registration as a Registered Nurse with the BC College of Nurses and Midwives (BCCNM). Two (2) years’ recent, related experience providing screening, assessment, treatment and/or outreach services to clients living in the inner city with multiple health and or social challenges or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience. Valid BC Driver’s License as local area travel may require the use of a vehicle. Knowledge & Abilities Broad knowledge of nursing theory and practice within a client-centered approach. Knowledge of Community development and health promotion principles and practices. Knowledge of harm reduction principles and practices. Broad knowledge of BCCNM Standards for Practice for registered nurses. Broad knowledge of communicable disease, communicable disease control and IPAC measures. Broad knowledge of mental health and addictions. Broad knowledge of other conditions treated in primary care settings, including chronic diseases, HIV/AIDs, wound care, and infections. Broad knowledge of other facilities and community based resources. Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing, with clients and their families, health care staff and community partners. Demonstrated ability to analyze situations, problem solve and facilitate resolutions. 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 prioritize, take initiative, be flexible, and work both independently and collaboratively as a member of a multidisciplinary team. Demonstrated ability to work independently and make nursing practices decisions Demonstrated ability to manage aggressive and suicidal behaviour. Demonstrated ability to assess client responses to care, and to respond appropriately. Demonstrated ability to identify community resources appropriate to client needs. Demonstrated ability to adjust to new or unexpected events. Demonstrated ability to work with a culturally diverse population including Indigenous communities and sexual minorities. Demonstrated de-escalation and conflict resolution skills. Demonstrated ability to provide consultation, leadership and work direction. Skilled in the use of equipment, and in the techniques appropriate for treatment. Demonstrated skill in CPR techniques. Physical ability to perform the duties of the position. Basic computer literacy to operate a computerized client care information system and word processing, spreadsheet, Internet and e-mail software.