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Vancouver Coastal Health
Aug 07, 2020
Full time
Come work as a Regional Infection Control Practitioner at Vancouver General Hospital with Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH)! Vancouver Coastal Health is looking for a Regional Infection Control Practitioner to join the Infection Control Department at Vancouver General Hospital. Apply today to join our team! As a Regional Infection Control Practitioner at Vancouver Coastal Health you will: Provide leadership and expertise related to the surveillance, prevention, and control of infection in the hospital and associated out-patient settings. Conduct surveillance, analyze data and make recommendations to improve the effectiveness of existing practices or procedures Act as a resource for nurses and other health care providers in the hospital and community and provide clinical leadership on interdisciplinary teams in addressing infection prevention & control issues through consultations, continuing education, and other presentations. Collaborate with interdisciplinary team members, educators, and other health care professionals/providers to achieve excellence in client centred care, education and research. 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 British Columbia College of Nursing Professionals (BCCNP). Three (3) years’ recent, related acute care clinical nursing experience or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience; and certificate of completion in an IPAC-Canada (Infection Prevention and Control) approved basic course in infection prevention and control. Current CBIC Certification in Infection Control (CIC) or expected certification within two (2) years of start of employment. Ambulatory experience preferred. Knowledge, Skills & Abilities Broad knowledge of nursing science theory and practice within a client centred care model. Comprehensive knowledge of BCCNP standards for nursing practice. Broad knowledge of hospital policies, procedures and standards of care. Comprehensive knowledge of other health care disciplines and their role in client care. Demonstrated ability to effectively deal with others in a consultative/collaborative method. Demonstrated ability to provide leadership. Demonstrated ability to develop educational programs and material. Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing. Demonstrated ability to function as a team member, leader and facilitator. Demonstrated ability to establish workload priorities on own and in collaboration with others. Demonstrated ability to work independently and in collaboration with others. Demonstrated ability to adjust to new or unexpected events. Demonstrated skill in CPR techniques Demonstrated computer skills including the ability to effectively use database management software (data entry and analysis) and computerized patient care information systems. Physical ability to perform the duties and responsibilities of the position. The hours of work including days off and work area may be subject to change consistent with operational requirements and the provision of the Collective Agreement and applicable statutes. Only short-listed applicants will be contacted for this posting. Thank you for your interest in Vancouver Coastal Health.
Vancouver Coastal Health
Aug 07, 2020
Full time
Come work as an Infection Control Nurse with Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH)! Vancouver Coastal Health is looking for an Infection Control Nurse to join the Infection Control Department at Vancouver General Hospital. Apply today to join our team! As an Infection Control Nurse at Vancouver Coastal Health you will: Provide leadership and expertise related to the surveillance, prevention, and control of infection in the hospital and associated out-patient settings. Conduct surveillance, analyze data and make recommendations to improve the effectiveness of existing practices or procedures Act as a resource for nurses and other health care providers in the hospital and community and provide clinical leadership on interdisciplinary teams in addressing infection prevention & control issues through consultations, continuing education, and other presentations. Collaborate with interdisciplinary team members, educators, and other health care professionals/providers to achieve excellence in client centred care, education and research. 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 British Columbia College of Nursing Professionals (BCCNP). Three (3) years’ recent, related acute care clinical nursing experience or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience; and certificate of completion in an IPAC-Canada (Infection Prevention and Control) approved basic course in infection prevention and control. Current CBIC Certification in Infection Control (CIC) or expected certification within two (2) years of start of employment. Knowledge, Skills & Abilities Broad knowledge of nursing science theory and practice within a client centred care model. Comprehensive knowledge of BCCNP standards for nursing practice. Broad knowledge of hospital policies, procedures and standards of care. Comprehensive knowledge of other health care disciplines and their role in client care. Demonstrated ability to effectively deal with others in a consultative/collaborative method. Demonstrated ability to provide leadership. Demonstrated ability to develop educational programs and material. Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing. Demonstrated ability to function as a team member, leader and facilitator. Demonstrated ability to establish workload priorities on own and in collaboration with others. Demonstrated ability to work independently and in collaboration with others. Demonstrated ability to adjust to new or unexpected events. Demonstrated skill in CPR techniques Demonstrated computer skills including the ability to effectively use database management software (data entry and analysis) and computerized patient care information systems. Physical ability to perform the duties and responsibilities of the position. The hours of work including days off and work area may be subject to change consistent with operational requirements and the provision of the Collective Agreement and applicable statutes. Only short-listed applicants will be contacted for this posting. Thank you for your interest in Vancouver Coastal Health.
Vancouver Coastal Health
Aug 07, 2020
Full time
Come work as an Infection Control Nurse with Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH)! Vancouver Coastal Health is looking for an Infection Control Nurse to join the Infection Control Department. This position will work at various sites throughout the Vancouver Coastal Health region. Apply today to join our team! As an Infection Control Nurse at Vancouver Coastal Health you will: Provide leadership and expertise related to the surveillance, prevention, and control of infection in the hospital and associated out-patient settings. Conduct surveillance, analyze data and make recommendations to improve the effectiveness of existing practices or procedures Act as a resource for nurses and other health care providers in the hospital and community and provide clinical leadership on interdisciplinary teams in addressing infection prevention & control issues through consultations, continuing education, and other presentations. Collaborate with interdisciplinary team members, educators, and other health care professionals/providers to achieve excellence in client centred care, education and research. 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 British Columbia College of Nursing Professionals (BCCNP). Three (3) years’ recent, related acute care clinical nursing experience or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience; and certificate of completion in an IPAC-Canada (Infection Prevention and Control) approved basic course in infection prevention and control. Current CBIC Certification in Infection Control (CIC) or expected certification within two (2) years of start of employment. Ambulatory Experience Preferred Knowledge, Skills & Abilities Broad knowledge of nursing science theory and practice within a client centred care model. Comprehensive knowledge of BCCNP standards for nursing practice. Broad knowledge of hospital policies, procedures and standards of care. Comprehensive knowledge of other health care disciplines and their role in client care. Demonstrated ability to effectively deal with others in a consultative/collaborative method. Demonstrated ability to provide leadership. Demonstrated ability to develop educational programs and material. Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing. Demonstrated ability to function as a team member, leader and facilitator. Demonstrated ability to establish workload priorities on own and in collaboration with others. Demonstrated ability to work independently and in collaboration with others. Demonstrated ability to adjust to new or unexpected events. Demonstrated skill in CPR techniques Demonstrated computer skills including the ability to effectively use database management software (data entry and analysis) and computerized patient care information systems. Physical ability to perform the duties and responsibilities of the position. The hours of work including days off and work area may be subject to change consistent with operational requirements and the provision of the Collective Agreement and applicable statutes. Only short-listed applicants will be contacted for this posting. Thank you for your interest in Vancouver Coastal Health.
Vancouver Coastal Health
Aug 05, 2020
Full time
Come work as a Community Health Worker with Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH) in Sechelt, BC! Community Health Workers are a core part of our communities as caregivers and make a significant impact on the quality of life of their clients and patients. As a Community Health Worker 2 at Vancouver Coastal Health you will make your impact by: Providing home support services to clients while working under the direction of the Supervisor/Coordinator/Manager or delegate. Assisting clients with the activities of daily living within varied settings to promote maximum independence. Observing and documenting on your clients’ health conditions and environment, reporting significant and unsafe observations and providing support and guidance. Providing input and feedback in the care planning process. Assisting in meeting the nutritional and elimination needs of clients. Performing additional delegated tasks under the Transfer of Function guidelines for clients in specific situations for which training has been provided. New grads of the Health Care Assistant program are welcome to apply! Community Health Workers at Vancouver Coastal Health operate within the context of a client and family centred care model and in accordance with established vision and values of the organization.   TRAINING OPPORTUNITY Vancouver Coastal Health is offering this sponsorship opportunity for you to become a Community Health Care Worker 2 in Home Support on the Sunshine Coast. Sponsorship consists of VCH funded tuition and books to applicants who apply and are successful in obtaining a regular full time position as a Community Health Worker 2 position which they commence upon successful completion of the program. Eligibility for the VCH Sponsorship: Must meet admission requirements of Capilano University - Sechelt - Health Care Assistant Certificate Program. Must have a valid BC driver's license and use of a personal vehicle. Preference will be given to applicants currently living on the Sunshine Coast. Applicants must successfully complete the Health Care Assistant Certificate program through Capilano University Sechelt prior to working in Home Support. Sponsorship of the education program requires full time attendance. Candidates accepting this sponsorship opportunity agree to remain with Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH) as a regular full-time Community Health Worker 2 on the Sunshine Coast for at least 12 months subsequent to completing training. In the event that a candidate leaves the position which they were hired to in under 12 months, VCH will seek to recover the cost of the program. Full Time training: September 1 to April 2021   ABOUT HOME SUPPORT-SUNSHINE COAST: Home Support provides a range of support options designed to help people with ongoing health conditions to remain in their homes and to be as independent and safe as possible. Home Care Teams provide case management and home care nursing services, with healthcare professionals who care for clients with kindness & dignity, while ensuring their safety and well-being.   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 Grade 10. Graduation from a recognized Home Support/Resident Care Aide program or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience. Registration with the BC Care Aide & Community Health Worker Registry. Valid BC Drivers License. Local travel requires the use of a personal vehicle. Knowledge & Abilities Home management skills. Physical ability to carry out the duties of the position. Ability to work independently and in cooperation with others. Ability to operate related equipment. Ability to communicate effectively both verbally in writing. Ability to organize and prioritize. Ability to observe and recognize changes in clients. Ability to establish and maintain rapport with clients. The hours of work including days off and work area may be subject to change consistent with operational requirements and the provision of the Collective Agreement and applicable statutes. Successful applicants may be required to complete a Criminal Records Review Check. Only short-listed applicants will be contacted for this posting. Thank you for your interest in Vancouver Coastal Health.
Vancouver Coastal Health
Aug 05, 2020
Full time
Come work as a Licensed Practical Nurse with Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH)! Vancouver Coastal Health is looking for a   Licensed Practical Nurse   to join the team at the Richmond COVID-19 Screening & Testing facility. Apply today to join our team! As an LPN at Vancouver Coastal Health 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. 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 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 British Columbia College of Nursing Professionals (BCCNP). Knowledge, Skills & Abilities Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing. Ability to deal with others effectively. Physical ability to carry out the duties of the position. Ability to organize work. Ability to operate related equipment. 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
Aug 05, 2020
Part time
Come work as a Licensed Practical Nurse with Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH)! Vancouver Coastal Health is looking for a   Licensed Practical Nurse   to join the team at the Richmond COVID-19 Screening & Testing facility. Apply today to join our team! As an LPN at Vancouver Coastal Health 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. 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 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 British Columbia College of Nursing Professionals (BCCNP). Knowledge, Skills & Abilities Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing. Ability to deal with others effectively. Physical ability to carry out the duties of the position. Ability to organize work. Ability to operate related equipment. 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
Aug 05, 2020
Part time
Come work as a Registered Nurse at Sechelt Hospital with Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH)! Vancouver Coastal Health is looking for a Registered Nurse to join the Labour & Delivery unit at Sechelt Hospital. Apply today to join our team!   As a Registered Nurse in Labour & Delivery you will: Provide 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. Enhance quality of life from the perspective of the client/family. Consult, confer, and collaborate with other health care providers. Demonstrate continuous improvement and best practices approach in nursing practice. Maintain and advance your own clinical competence. Participate 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!   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 British Columbia College of Nursing Professionals (BCCNP). Completion of a recognized advanced nursing specialty program in perinatal nursing or two years’ recent, related experience. Knowledge & Abilities Broad knowledge of nursing theory and practice within a client/family centred model of care. Broad knowledge of BCCNP’s standards for nursing practice. Demonstrated ability in nursing practice related to designated client group. Demonstrated ability to plan and implement 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. Only short-listed applicants will be contacted for this posting. Thank you for your interest in Vancouver Coastal Health.
Vancouver Coastal Health
Aug 05, 2020
Full time
Come work as a Registered Nurse in Critical Care with Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH) in Sechelt, BC! 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 British Columbia College of Nursing Professionals (BCCNP). 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 BCCNP 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. 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
Aug 05, 2020
Part time
Come work as a Registered Nurse in Sexual Assault Services with Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH)! 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. The Forensic nurse program requires completion of two courses at BCIT: FSCT 7810 and FSCT 7840. - FSCT 7810 Introduction to Forensic Science is an 10 week online course starting September 8 - October 30, 2020. - FSCT 7840 Forensic Nurse Examiner course will be delivered via web platform and will only require one day attendance on the last day for skills. Starting November 2 - November 17, 2020, Mondays and Tuesdays for 3 weeks. Candidates accepting this training opportunity must agree to remain in the department for at least 18 months subsequent to completing training. This will ensure you are able to consolidate and apply your skills in the specialty area that VCH has supported and funded you to complete.   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 British Columbia College of Nursing Professionals (BCCNP). 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. 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
Aug 05, 2020
Part time
Come work as a Registered Nurse in Emergency at Sechelt Hospital! 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 British Columbia College of Nursing Professionals (BCCNP). Knowledge, Skills & Abilities Broad knowledge of nursing theory and practice within a client/family centered model of care. Broad knowledge of BCCNP's standards for nursing practice. Demonstrated ability in nursing practice related to designated client group. Demonstrated ability 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. 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
Aug 05, 2020
Part time
Come work as a Nurse in Psychiatry with Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH) in Sechelt, BC! Vancouver Coastal Health is looking for a Registered Nurse OR Registered Psychiatric Nurse to join the team at Sechelt Hospital in Psychiatry. Apply today to join our team!   As a part of the Inpatient Psychiatry team you will: Provide nursing care to assigned psychiatric patients, both by working independently and as a member of an interdisciplinary team. Provide nursing services for clients before, during and after undergoing Electroconvulsive Therapy (ECT) treatment and transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) treatment both by working independently and as a member of an integrated care team. Enhance the quality of life from the perspective of the patient/family. Consult, confer, and collaborate with other health care providers. Demonstrate continuous improvement and best practice approach in nursing practice. Provide education and support to the client and family. 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 or Registered Psychiatric Nurse with the British Columbia College of Nursing Professionals (BCCNP). Certification in Mental Health Nursing or two (2) years’ recent, related experience in an acute psychiatric setting. When applying for electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) and transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) treatment programs, job requires completion of a recognized critical care nursing program or two (2) years recent, related critical care experience. Knowledge & Abilities Knowledge of mental health issues and treatments. Knowledge of community mental health services, resources, and referral procedures. Applicable to ECT and TMS treatment programs, knowledge of the indications, actions, reactions, routes, dosages, and side effects of anesthetic and other drugs used in critical care environment as well as nursing problems commonly encountered in a critical care environment. Applicable to ECT and TMS treatment programs, demonstrated ability in the initiation and management of IV therapy and administration of IV medications. Knowledge of legislation and government policies and procedures that relate to client. Knowledge of other health care disciplines and their role in client care. Demonstrated ability to respond immediately and appropriately to sudden emergencies. Demonstrated ability to assess client responses during procedure and to respond appropriately. Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, with patients and their families, colleagues, physicians, and other health care providers, both one-on-one and in groups. Demonstrated ability in nursing practice related to assessment of behaviour and to assisting patients to regain or improve their coping abilities, and to prevent further disability. Demonstrated ability to lead and co-lead group sessions. Demonstrated ability to manage aggressive and suicidal behaviour. Demonstrated ability to plan and implement care plans. Demonstrated ability to assess patient 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 teach clients and their families. Demonstrated skill in conscious sedation techniques. Demonstrated skill in CPR techniques. Demonstrated skill in techniques appropriate to a critical care environment. Demonstrated skill in the use of critical care monitoring and support equipment. Demonstrated computer skills including the ability to effectively use a computerized patient care information system. Demonstrated physical ability to perform the duties of the position.   The hours of work including days off and work area may be subject to change consistent with operational requirements and the provision of the Collective Agreement and applicable statutes. Only short-listed applicants will be contacted for this posting. Thank you for your interest in Vancouver Coastal Health.
Vancouver Coastal Health
Aug 05, 2020
Full time
Come work as a Nursing Unit Assistant with Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH)! Vancouver Coastal Health is looking for a Nursing Unit Assistant join the team at Lions Gate Hospital. Apply today to join our team!   As a Nursing Unit Assistant at Vancouver Coastal Health you will: Work in a team based environment and perform clerical/receptionist functions in the support of the delivery of client care. Place client/family needs above all other concerns. Perform a variety of clerical duties such as: transcribing and processing physicians’ orders communicating with other departments and hospitals to coordinate client appointments and transportation arranging client tests and receiving results receiving visitors and answering the telephone, and prioritizing requests Assemble and maintain client charts, arrange for client admissions and discharges. Perform timekeeping functions and compile statistics. Type and distribute a variety of technical and non-technical reports and other materials. Maintain an inventory of stationery supplies, and ensure filing systems are maintained. 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 Grade 12, medical terminology and graduation from a recognized Nursing Unit Clerk program plus one year’s recent, related experience or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience. 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 keyboard 40 w.p.m. Ability to organize work. Ability to operate related equipment. Ability to utilize a variety of computer software applications. The hours of work including days off and work area may be subject to change consistent with operational requirements and the provision of the Collective Agreement and applicable statutes. Successful applicants may be required to complete a Criminal Records Review Check. Only short-listed applicants will be contacted for this posting. Thank you for your interest in Vancouver Coastal Health.
Vancouver Coastal Health
Aug 05, 2020
Full time
Come work as a Nurse Practitioner with Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH)! Vancouver Coastal Health is looking for a Nurse Practitioner to join the Personalized Support and Stabilization (PSS) team in Vancouver, BC. Apply today to join our team!   About Personalized Support and Stabilization   The Personalized Support and Stabilization (PSS) NP will be a part of an innovative multidisciplinary team providing patient and family centred interventions supporting the transition from acute care to home. The goal of the PSS team is to wrap a patient in support during their journey to continue to stabilize upon discharge at home. The key aspects to this role include providing robust primary care directly upon discharge that is timely, accessible, that provides in the moment support in the patient’s home. The expected outcomes that the NP will contribute to include: decreasing acute care length of stays, decreased readmission rates, increasing patient functioning upon discharge, and decreasing admissions to residential care by providing care in the home.   As a Nurse Practitioner with VCH you will: Be responsible and accountable for the comprehensive assessment of patients and clients including diagnosing diseases, disorders and conditions. Initiate treatment including health care management, therapeutic interventions and prescribes medications in accordance with the statutory and regulatory standards, limits and conditions, and employer policies and procedures. Provide professional guidance to other health professionals and participate autonomously as a member of the interdisciplinary health teams. Collaborate with clients and other health professionals to identify and assess trends and patterns that have implications for clients, families and communities. Develop and implement population and evidence-based strategies to improve health and participate in policy-making and quality improvement activities that influence health services and practices. Participate in peer, program and self-review to evaluate the outcome of the services at the client, community and population level. Be responsible for your own professional development and maintaining competence in the position, and maintaining privileges as active medical staff as required. Report to an Operational Director, Professional Practice and have key accountabilities for quality assurance and patient safety within the Regional Department of Nurse Practitioners. 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 registration as a Nurse Practitioner with the British Columbia College of Nursing Professionals (BCCNP) plus 4 years of recent, and relevant clinical nursing experience. Successful completion of the Objective Structured Clinical Examination (OSCE) required. Knowledge & Abilities Ability to perform the full scope of NP duties and responsibilities. Applies for and maintains core and non-core privileges, as required by the program, as active medical staff within the VCH Regional Department of Nurse Practitioners and cross-appointments as described in the VCH Medical Staff Rules and Medical Bylaws. Ability to apply knowledge of developmental stages, behavioral sciences, pathophysiology, psychopathology, epidemiology, and evidence-based practice to clinical diagnosis and patient management. Ability to apply knowledge of pharmacology, pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics to prescribing and evaluating treatment responses. Ability to communicate and collaborate with patients and families about health findings, diagnosis, treatment, self care and prognosis. Ability to collaborate, consult with and formally refer clients and patients to physicians and other health professionals when appropriate. Ability to critically assess and evaluate health research literature to determine best practices; ability to introduce education and evidence-based research. Ability to assess and recognize population health trends; ability to plan and implement strategies for population based prevention and health promotion. Ability to implement and evaluate planned change. Ability to define the specific areas of practice and client population for whom the position is competent to provide health care services. Ability to apply lead leadership skills within a program and team setting. Ability to self-direct, interact and adapt effectively with other professionals in complex, dynamic situations. Ability to transfer knowledge, teach, coach and mentor others. Ability to identify and respond appropriately to legal and ethical issues that may arise in patient care. Ability to self-assess performance and assume responsibility and accountability for own professional development, educational or consultative assistance when appropriate. Only short-listed applicants will be contacted for this posting. Thank you for your interest in Vancouver Coastal Health.
Vancouver Coastal Health
Aug 05, 2020
Part time
Come work as a Nurse Practitioner with Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH)! Nurse Practitioners in the Personal Support and Stabilization (PSS) team are the medical leaders that provide medical care through a consultative lens to house bound frail patients recently discharged from hospital. The NP works within an interdisciplinary team of re-ablement providers: Physiotherapy, Occupational Therapy, Rehabilitation Assistants, Registered Nurses and Licensed Practical Nurses.   The successful candidate will be comfortable assessing and treating a broad spectrum of patients in their various residences, working independently and often seeing patients alone. This role will be providing backfill vacation relief for the NPs on the PSS teams including Richmond, North Shore and Vancouver. As a Nurse Practitioner with the Personalized Support and Stabilization team you will: Be responsible and accountable for the comprehensive assessment of patients and clients including diagnosing diseases, disorders and conditions. Initiate treatment including health care management, therapeutic interventions and prescribe medications. Provide professional guidance to other health professionals and participate autonomously as a member of the interdisciplinary health teams. Collaborate with clients and other health professionals to identify and assess trends and patterns that have implications for clients, families and communities. Develop and implement population and evidence-based strategies to improve health and participate in policy-making and quality improvement activities that influence health services and practices. Participate in peer, program and self-review to evaluate the outcome of the services at the client, community and population level. Be responsible for your own professional development and maintaining competence in the position, and maintaining privileges as active medical staff as required. Report to an Operational Director, Professional Practice and have key accountabilities for quality assurance and patient safety within the Regional Department of Nurse Practitioners.   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 PERSONALIZED SUPPORT AND STABILIZATION (PSS)   Personalized Support and Stabilization is a new community team of interdisciplinary professionals working together to support people to safely transition, early on, from hospital settings back to their homes in the community.   QUALIFICATIONS:   Education & Experience Current registration as a Nurse Practitioner with the British Columbia College of Nursing Professionals (BCCNP) plus 4 years of recent, and relevant clinical nursing experience. Successful completion of the Objective Structured Clinical Examination (OSCE) required. Knowledge & Abilities Ability to perform the full scope of NP duties and responsibilities. Applies for and maintains core and non-core privileges, as required by the program, as active medical staff within the VCH Regional Department of Nurse Practitioners and cross-appointments as described in the VCH Medical Staff Rules and Medical Bylaws. Ability to apply knowledge of developmental stages, behavioral sciences, pathophysiology, psychopathology, epidemiology, and evidence-based practice to clinical diagnosis and patient management. Ability to apply knowledge of pharmacology, pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics to prescribing and evaluating treatment responses. Ability to communicate and collaborate with patients and families about health findings, diagnosis, treatment, self care and prognosis. Ability to collaborate, consult with and formally refer clients and patients to physicians and other health professionals when appropriate. Ability to critically assess and evaluate health research literature to determine best practices; ability to introduce education and evidence-based research. Ability to assess and recognize population health trends; ability to plan and implement strategies for population based prevention and health promotion. Ability to implement and evaluate planned change. Ability to define the specific areas of practice and client population for whom the position is competent to provide health care services. Ability to apply lead leadership skills within a program and team setting. Ability to self-direct, interact and adapt effectively with other professionals in complex, dynamic situations. Ability to transfer knowledge, teach, coach and mentor others. Ability to identify and respond appropriately to legal and ethical issues that may arise in patient care. Ability to self-assess performance and assume responsibility and accountability for own professional development, educational or consultative assistance when appropriate. Only short-listed applicants will be contacted for this posting. Thank you for your interest in Vancouver Coastal Health.
Vancouver Coastal Health
Aug 05, 2020
Full time
Come work as an Infection Control Nurse with Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH)! Vancouver Coastal Health is looking for a Infection Control Nurse to join the Infection Control Department. This position will work at various sites throughout the Vancouver Coastal Health region. Apply today to join our team!   As an Infection Control Nurse at Vancouver Coastal Health you will: Provide leadership and expertise related to the surveillance, prevention, and control of infection in the hospital and associated out-patient settings. Conduct surveillance, analyze data and make recommendations to improve the effectiveness of existing practices or procedures Act as a resource for nurses and other health care providers in the hospital and community and provide clinical leadership on interdisciplinary teams in addressing infection prevention & control issues through consultations, continuing education, and other presentations. Collaborate with interdisciplinary team members, educators, and other health care professionals/providers to achieve excellence in client centred care, education and research. 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 British Columbia College of Nursing Professionals (BCCNP). Three (3) years’ recent, related acute care clinical nursing experience or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience; and certificate of completion in an IPAC-Canada (Infection Prevention and Control) approved basic course in infection prevention and control. Current CBIC Certification in Infection Control (CIC) or expected certification within two (2) years of start of employment. Ambulatory Experience Preferred Knowledge, Skills & Abilities Broad knowledge of nursing science theory and practice within a client centred care model. Comprehensive knowledge of BCCNP standards for nursing practice. Broad knowledge of hospital policies, procedures and standards of care. Comprehensive knowledge of other health care disciplines and their role in client care. Demonstrated ability to effectively deal with others in a consultative/collaborative method. Demonstrated ability to provide leadership. Demonstrated ability to develop educational programs and material. Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing. Demonstrated ability to function as a team member, leader and facilitator. Demonstrated ability to establish workload priorities on own and in collaboration with others. Demonstrated ability to work independently and in collaboration with others. Demonstrated ability to adjust to new or unexpected events. Demonstrated skill in CPR techniques Demonstrated computer skills including the ability to effectively use database management software (data entry and analysis) and computerized patient care information systems. Physical ability to perform the duties and responsibilities of the position. The hours of work including days off and work area may be subject to change consistent with operational requirements and the provision of the Collective Agreement and applicable statutes. Only short-listed applicants will be contacted for this posting. Thank you for your interest in Vancouver Coastal Health.
Vancouver Coastal Health
Aug 05, 2020
Full time
Come work as a Clinical Educator in Critical Care with Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH)! Vancouver Coastal Health is looking for a   Registered Nurse   to join the Critical Care department as a Clinical Educator. Apply today to join our team!   As a Clinical Educator at Richmond Hospital you will: Provide clinical education services including individual and group learning assessments and opportunities. Develops, implements and evaluates clinical education programs and resources using specialized theory and knowledge of generalized and specialized clinical practice as well as teaching and learning principles and processes. Consults, confers and collaborates with educators and clinical program and team members in promotion of continuous quality improvement, resolution of clinical education issues and coordination of activities required for progressive educational and clinical practice programs. Takes corrective action with respect to individual and group learning needs. 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 British Columbia College of Nursing Professionals (BCCNP). Three (3) years’ recent, related nursing experience in Critical Care, including one year's related teaching experience and/or group facilitation or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience. Completion of post graduate course work and/or certification applicable to the designated clinical area. Completion of ‘Educator Pathway Program’ is preferred. Three (3) years’ recent, related nursing experience in Critical Care. Valid Driver's License to operate a vehicle within B.C. Local area travel may require the use of a personal vehicle Knowledge & Abilities Knowledge of clinical practice related to treatment and care of the designated patient/resident population. Knowledge of organization’s policies, procedures and standards of care. Knowledge of other health care disciplines and their role in patient/resident care. Knowledge of research methodology and processes. Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively with co-workers, physicians, other health care staff and patients/residents and their families, either one-on-one and/or in-groups, both verbally and in writing. Demonstrated ability to work independently and in collaboration with others. Physical ability to perform the duties and responsibilities of the position. Skill in the use of equipment and in techniques appropriate to designated clinical area. Demonstrated ability to deal with and/or guide others in resolution of conflict issues. Demonstrated ability to function effectively and efficiently in emergency situations and guide others in order to deliver quality patient/resident care. Demonstrated skill in CPR techniques. Demonstrated computer skills including the ability to effectively use a computerized client care information system and other relevant electronic applications such as email, word processing and presentation software. The hours of work including days off and work area may be subject to change consistent with operational requirements and the provision of the Collective Agreement and applicable statutes. Only short-listed applicants will be contacted for this posting. Thank you for your interest in Vancouver Coastal Health.
Vancouver Coastal Health
Aug 05, 2020
Full time
Are you the next Nurse Practitioner at Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH)? Apply today to join our team! We have an exciting opportunity for a Nurse Practitioner to join the STOP HIV-AIDS Initiatives at Three Bridges Community Health Centre. Apply today to join our team! In this position, the population of focus is self-identified men (trans, cis, and other men), two-spirit and non-binary folks who also identify as gay, bi, queer, asexual, questioning and/or as guys who are into guys, or have sex with guys. The Position includes direct patient care as a full scope NP as per the BCCNP standards, limits and conditions including being the Most Responsible Provider (MRP) to a panel of primary care clients. Standard clinical work will also include HIV prevention services: screening for and addressing STI and HIV risk, screening for and linking to care for co-morbid mental health and substance use disorders, initiating/continuing & monitoring HIV Pre and Post-exposure prophylaxis.   As a Nurse Practitioner at Vancouver Coastal Health you will: Be responsible and accountable for the comprehensive assessment of patients and clients including diagnosing diseases, disorders and conditions. Initiate treatment including health care management, therapeutic interventions and prescribe medications. Provide professional guidance to other health professionals and participate autonomously as a member of the interdisciplinary health teams. Collaborate with clients and other health professionals to identify and assess trends and patterns that have implications for clients, families and communities. Develop and implement population and evidence-based strategies to improve health and participate in policy-making and quality improvement activities that influence health services and practices. Participate in peer, program and self-review to evaluate the outcome of the services at the client, community and population level. Be responsible for your own professional development and maintaining competence in the position, and maintaining privileges as an active medical professional 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 registration as a Nurse Practitioner with the British Columbia College of Nursing Professionals (BCCNP) plus 4 years of recent, and relevant clinical nursing experience. Successful completion of the Objective Structured Clinical Examination (OSCE) required. Knowledge & Abilities Ability to perform the full scope of NP duties and responsibilities. Applies for and maintains core and non-core privileges, as required by the program, as active medical staff within the VCH Regional Department of Nurse Practitioners and cross-appointments as described in the VCH Medical Staff Rules and Medical Bylaws. Ability to apply knowledge of developmental stages, behavioral sciences, pathophysiology, psychopathology, epidemiology, and evidence-based practice to clinical diagnosis and patient management. Ability to apply knowledge of pharmacology, pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics to prescribing and evaluating treatment responses. Ability to communicate and collaborate with patients and families about health findings, diagnosis, treatment, self care and prognosis. Ability to collaborate, consult with and formally refer clients and patients to physicians and other health professionals when appropriate. Ability to critically assess and evaluate health research literature to determine best practices; ability to introduce education and evidence-based research. Ability to assess and recognize population health trends; ability to plan and implement strategies for population based prevention and health promotion. Ability to implement and evaluate planned change. Ability to define the specific areas of practice and client population for whom the position is competent to provide health care services. Ability to apply lead leadership skills within a program and team setting. Ability to self-direct, interact and adapt effectively with other professionals in complex, dynamic situations. Ability to transfer knowledge, teach, coach and mentor others. Ability to identify and respond appropriately to legal and ethical issues that may arise in patient care. Ability to self-assess performance and assume responsibility and accountability for own professional development, educational or consultative assistance when appropriate. Only short-listed applicants will be contacted for this posting. Thank you for your interest in Vancouver Coastal Health.
Vancouver Coastal Health
Aug 05, 2020
Part time
Come work as a Public Health Nurse at Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH)! Vancouver Coastal Health is looking for a   Registered Nurse   to join the Squamish Health Unit as a Public Health Nurse. Apply today to join our team!   As a Public Health Nurse with VCH you will: Utilize Public Health nursing knowledge and expertise to promote and protect the optimal health, well being and safety of infants, young children, youth, adults and families at all ages and life stages through universal and targeted programming. Provide a full continuum of services including prevention, health promotion and early intervention services to individuals/groups in a variety of community based settings. Establish and maintain multidisciplinary and community partnerships with internal and external stakeholders. Identify the client as an individual/community/system and determine necessary interventions using a continuum of Public Health Nursing interventions such as screening, assessment, referral, advocacy, surveillance and monitoring, education and consultation. 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 British Columbia College of Nursing Professionals (BCCNP). Completion of specialty nursing certificate/certified practice (BCCNP) as applicable and two (2) years' recent, related public health nursing experience including experience related to the population applicable to the job or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience. Valid BC Driver's License and access to personal vehicle for local area travel. Knowledge & Abilities Comprehensive knowledge of public health nursing theory, practices and procedures. Knowledge of community development and health promotion principles and practices. Comprehensive knowledge of evidence informed nursing practice related to normal growth and development of relevant populations and appropriate screening and referral processes. Knowledge of communicable disease control practices and procedures including: prevention, promotion, reporting responsibilities and related procedures and immunization practices, including up to date immunization competency. Knowledge of Baby Friendly initiative, including completion of relevant breastfeeding course(s). Demonstrated certified skills/abilities to provide contraceptive management and to assess and treat sexually transmitted infections. Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing with co-workers, physicians, other health care staff, clients and their families and outside agencies. Demonstrated knowledge of other health care disciplines and their role in client care, the ability to develop and maintain collaborative working relationships with co-workers, care team and community partners and the ability to identify and facilitate community resources appropriate to clients’ and families’ needs. Demonstrated ability to counsel, teach, facilitate and coach individuals, families and groups. Demonstrated ability to deal sensitively and tactfully with clients and provide culturally sensitive nursing services to diverse and marginalized populations. Demonstrated ability to plan, organize and prioritise work. Demonstrated ability to analyze situations, problem solve and facilitate resolutions. Demonstrated ability to work independently and collaboratively with others to make evidence informed decisions. Demonstrated ability to adjust to new and unexpected events. Demonstrated facilitation, mediation and conflict resolution skills. Demonstrated ability to participate in the development and delivery of educational materials based on education theories and best practices. Demonstrated knowledge of basic research principles and procedures, such as research ethics, research question, hypothesis and qualitative vs. quantitative data analysis methods, and demonstrated ability to participate in research. Demonstrated skill in CPR techniques. Demonstrated computer literacy to operate a computerized client care information system as well as applicable word processing, spreadsheet and database software applications. Ability to operate related equipment. Demonstrated physical ability to perform the duties of the position. The hours of work including days off and work area may be subject to change consistent with operational requirements and the provision of the Collective Agreement and applicable statutes. Only short-listed applicants will be contacted for this posting. Thank you for your interest in Vancouver Coastal Health.
Vancouver Coastal Health
Aug 05, 2020
Full time
Are you our next Registered Nurse? Apply today to join the team in the Operating Rooms at Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH)! Vancouver Coastal Health is looking for a Registered Nurse to join the team in the Operating Rooms at Richmond Hospital.  As an RN in the Operating Rooms at Richmond Hospital you will: Provide nursing services in an operating room environment as a member of an integrated surgical team performing varied and complex surgical interventions. Enhance quality of life from the perspective of the patient/family. Consult, confer, and collaborate with other members of the surgical team. Demonstrate continuous improvement and best practice approach in nursing practice and patient care. 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 British Columbia College of Nursing Professionals (BCCNP). Completion of a recognized advanced nursing specialty program in operating room nursing, or two years’ recent, related experience in an acute care operating room environment. Knowledge & Abilities Broad knowledge of nursing theory and practice within a patient/family centred model of care. Broad knowledge of BCCNP standards for nursing practice. Comprehensive knowledge of perioperative nursing techniques, standards, instrumentation, supply and equipment requirements for a wide variety of surgical procedures. Broad knowledge of anatomy and physiology. Broad knowledge of pharmacology, and patient physiological responses related to anesthesia. Demonstrated ability to practice nursing in an operating room environment of an acute care teaching hospital. Comprehensive knowledge of and demonstrated ability in applying aseptic technique. Demonstrated ability to respond immediately and appropriately to emergency situations. Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively as an integral member of an operating room team. Demonstrated ability to continually assess patient condition during surgery and to respond appropriately. Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively verbally and non-verbally. Demonstrated ability deal effectively with, patients and their families, co-workers, physicians, and other health care personnel. Demonstrated skill in CPR techniques. Demonstrated skill in the assembly and operation of operating room equipment. Basic computer literacy and knowledge of operating room computerized patient care information system. Physical ability to perform the duties of the position. The hours of work including days off and work area may be subject to change consistent with operational requirements and the provision of the Collective Agreement and applicable statutes. Only short-listed applicants will be contacted for this posting. Thank you for your interest in Vancouver Coastal Health.
Vancouver Coastal Health
Jul 13, 2020
Part time
Come work as a Nursing Unit Assistant with Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH)! Vancouver Coastal Health is looking for Nursing Unit Assistants to join our teams in Vancouver, North Vancouver, and Richmond. Apply today to join our team!   As a Nursing Unit Assistant at Vancouver Coastal Health you will: Work in a team based environment and perform clerical/receptionist functions in the support of the delivery of client care. Place client/family needs above all other concerns. Perform a variety of clerical duties such as: transcribing and processing physicians’ orders communicating with other departments and hospitals to coordinate client appointments and transportation arranging client tests and receiving results receiving visitors and answering the telephone, and prioritizing requests Assemble and maintain client charts, arrange for client admissions and discharges. Perform timekeeping functions and compile statistics. Type and distribute a variety of technical and non-technical reports and other materials. Maintain an inventory of stationery supplies, and ensure filing systems are maintained. 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 Grade 12, medical terminology and graduation from a recognized Nursing Unit Clerk program plus one year’s recent, related experience or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience. 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 keyboard 40 w.p.m. Ability to organize work. Ability to operate related equipment. Ability to utilize a variety of computer software applications. The hours of work including days off and work area may be subject to change consistent with operational requirements and the provision of the Collective Agreement and applicable statutes. Successful applicants may be required to complete a Criminal Records Review Check. Only short-listed applicants will be contacted for this posting.  Thank you for your interest in Vancouver Coastal Health.