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Registered Nurse (RN) - Critical Care - ICU

Vancouver Coastal Health

North Vancouver, BC
1 day ago
North Vancouver, BC
1 day ago

Job Description

Job Title: Registered Nurse (RN) - Critical Care Work Site: Intensive Care Unit (ICU), Lions Gate Hospital - North Vancouver, BC Status: Temporary Full Time Start Date:

As soon as possible until approximately February 2022

Salary: $35.53 - $46.65 per hour Hours:

0730-1945/1930-0745

Days off: Rotating

Reference#: 140634-rro

 

Come work as a Registered Nurse in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) at Lions Gate Hospital!Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH) is looking for an RN with Critical Care certification to join Intensive Care Unit (ICU) at Lions Gate Hospital. Apply today to join our team!

 

As an RN in Critical Care with VCH you will:

  • Provide nursing care to high risk critically ill clients with unpredictable outcomes attached to life-support equipment, and/or clients in post-anaesthetic recovery.
  • Enhance quality of life from the perspective of the client/family.
  • Consult, confer, and collaborate with other health care givers.
  • Demonstrate expertise and leadership in nursing practice.
  • Maintain and advance your own clinical competence.
  • Participate on designated hospital committees/teams and approved research projects as assigned.

WHY JOIN VANCOUVER COASTAL HEALTH?

VCH is a world class innovator in medical care, research and teaching, delivering service to more than one million BC residents. At VCH, we embrace thinking boldly, taking smart risks, and "going first" when we believe it will lead to the best possible outcomes for patients and their families. We invite you to join us in creating healthy lives in healthy communities by showcasing our passion for care, connection to the communities we serve and our culture of teamwork that makes VCH a great place to work.

  • Comprehensive health benefits package, including MSP, extended health and dental and municipal pension plan
  • Grow your career with employer-paid training and leadership development opportunities
  • Wellness supports, including counselling, critical incident and innovative wellness services are available to employees and their immediate families
  • Award-winning recognition programs to honour staff, medical staff and volunteers
  • Access to exclusive discount offers and deals for VCH staff

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.

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.Diversity, equity and inclusion are essential to delivering exceptional care and building a great place to work. At VCH, we value and accommodate unique differences to ensure that our staff and medical staff (both current and prospective) have the opportunity and are supported to thrive.To build a strong and representative workforce, we are seeking candidates who will contribute to a caring and inclusive culture. We encourage applications from members of communities that are disadvantaged on any grounds under the B.C. Human Rights Code, including Indigenous Peoples, people of colour, people of all genders and sexualities and people with disabilities.VCH is proud to be recognized as a Best Place to Work in Canada in 2021 by Glassdoor and Forbes.Only short-listed applicants will be contacted for this posting. ***Employees of VCH must apply via the Internal Application Process. Refer to the https://my.vch.ca/working-here/job-postings site for How to Apply instructions. Current VCH employees who apply to this posting using this external site will be considered as an external candidate. Seniority will not apply.***Thank you for your interest in Vancouver Coastal Health.

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Registered Nurse (RN) - Critical Care - ICU - Training Opportunity

Vancouver Coastal Health

North Vancouver, BC
1 day ago
North Vancouver, BC
1 day ago

Job Description

Job Title: Registered Nurse (RN) - Critical Care - Training Opportunity Work Site: Intensive Care Unit (ICU), Lions Gate Hospital - North Vancouver, BC Status: Regular Full Time - Training Start Date: Online theory prerequisites (if required): June 28 to December 12, 2021Education days on September 22, October 19, November 5, and other days still to be determinedFull-time training at BCIT and practicum locations from January 4 to March 27, 2022 Salary: $35.53 - $46.65 per hour Hours:

0730-1945/1930-0745

Days off: Rotating

Reference#: 141018-rro

 

Come work as a Registered Nurse in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) at Lions Gate Hospital!

As an RN in Critical Care with VCH you will:

  • Provide nursing care to high risk critically ill clients with unpredictable outcomes attached to life-support equipment, and/or clients in post-anaesthetic recovery.
  • Enhance quality of life from the perspective of the client/family.
  • Consult, confer, and collaborate with other health care givers.
  • Demonstrate expertise and leadership in nursing practice.
  • Maintain and advance your own clinical competence.
  • Participate on designated hospital committees/teams and approved research projects as assigned.

Training Opportunity

 

Please note that a resume and cover letter is required to apply for this specialty training opportunity.Should there be insufficient qualified candidates available for the above position, VCH may fund post-basic training education. Eligibility for the post-basic training education is restricted to applicants with a minimum of 2 years’ recent acute surgical experience. Preference will be given to applicants with high acuity training and/or experience.

Current practicing BCCNM Registration is required.

 

Applicants must successfully complete the post-basic training education prior to working in the Department.Online theory prerequisites (if required): June 28/21 - Dec. 12/21Education/Workshop days on Sept. 22, Oct.19, Nov.5, plus 3 other days that are still to be determined.

 

Full-time training at BCIT and practicum locations from Jan. 4/22 - Mar. 27/22

*course dates will be modified based on previous courses completed, VCH only funds for required courses.The post-basic training education program requires full time attendance. Funding will consist of 100% of wages, tuition and books during the training program.Candidates accepting this training opportunity agree to remain with Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH) as a regular status nurse in the area of nursing applicable to the education program for which they are hired for at least 18 months subsequent to completing training.This will ensure that candidates are able to consolidate and apply skills in the specialty area that VCH has supported and funded candidates to complete. In the event that a candidate leaves the area of nursing applicable to the education program for which they were hired or VCH in under 18 months, VCH will seek to recover the cost of the program.

 

WHY JOIN VANCOUVER COASTAL HEALTH?

VCH is a world class innovator in medical care, research and teaching, delivering service to more than one million BC residents. At VCH, we embrace thinking boldly, taking smart risks, and "going first" when we believe it will lead to the best possible outcomes for patients and their families. We invite you to join us in creating healthy lives in healthy communities by showcasing our passion for care, connection to the communities we serve and our culture of teamwork that makes VCH a great place to work.

  • Comprehensive health benefits package, including MSP, extended health and dental and municipal pension plan
  • Grow your career with employer-paid training and leadership development opportunities
  • Wellness supports, including counselling, critical incident and innovative wellness services are available to employees and their immediate families
  • Award-winning recognition programs to honour staff, medical staff and volunteers
  • Access to exclusive discount offers and deals for VCH staff

Diversity, equity and inclusion are essential to delivering exceptional care and building a great place to work. At VCH, we value and accommodate unique differences to ensure that our staff and medical staff (both current and prospective) have the opportunity and are supported to thrive.To build a strong and representative workforce, we are seeking candidates who will contribute to a caring and inclusive culture. We encourage applications from members of communities that are disadvantaged on any grounds under the B.C. Human Rights Code, including Indigenous Peoples, people of colour, people of all genders and sexualities and people with disabilities.VCH is proud to be recognized as a Best Place to Work in Canada in 2021 by Glassdoor and Forbes.Only short-listed applicants will be contacted for this posting. ***Employees of VCH must apply via the Internal Application Process. Refer to the https://my.vch.ca/working-here/job-postings site for How to Apply instructions. Current VCH employees who apply to this posting using this external site will be considered as an external candidate. Seniority will not apply.***Thank you for your interest in Vancouver Coastal Health.

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Registered Nurse (RN) - Critical Care - PACU - Training Opportunity

Vancouver Coastal Health

North Vancouver, BC
1 day ago
North Vancouver, BC
1 day ago

Job Description

Job Title: Registered Nurse (RN) - Critical Care - Training Opportunity Work Site: Post-Anesthetic Recovery (PACU), Lions Gate Hospital - North Vancouver, BC Status: Regular Full Time - Training Start Date: Online theory prerequisites (if required): June 28 to December 12, 2021Education/Workshop days on September 22, October 19, November 5, and 3 other dates still to be determinedFull-time training at BCIT and practicum locations from January 4 to March 27, 2022 Salary: $35.53 - $46.65 per hour Hours: TBD Reference#: 141014-rro

 

Come work as a Registered Nurse in the Post Anesthetic Care Unit (PACU) at Lions Gate Hospital!As an RN in the Post-Anesthesia Care Unit (PACU), you will:

  • Provide nursing care to high risk critically ill clients with unpredictable outcomes attached to life-support equipment, and/or clients in post-anaesthetic recovery.
  • Enhance quality of life from the perspective of the client/family.
  • Consult, confer, and collaborate with other health care givers.
  • Demonstrate expertise and leadership in nursing practice.
  • Maintain and advance your own clinical competence.
  • Participate on designated hospital committees/teams and approved research projects as assigned.

Training Opportunity

 

Please note that a resume and cover letter is required to apply for this specialty training opportunity.Should there be insufficient qualified candidates available for the above position, VCH may fund post-basic training education. Eligibility for the post-basic training education is restricted to applicants with recent acute surgical experience and current practicing BCCNM Registration.

 

Applicants must successfully complete the post-basic training education prior to working in the Department.Online theory prerequisites (if required): June 28/21 - Dec. 12/21Education/Workshop days on Sept. 22, Oct.19, Nov.5, plus 3 other days still to be determined.

Full-time training at BCIT and practicum locations from Jan. 4/22 - Mar. 27/22

*course dates will be modified based on previous courses completed, VCH only funds for required courses.The post-basic training education program requires full time attendance. Funding will consist of 100% of wages, tuition and books during the training program.Candidates accepting this training opportunity agree to remain with Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH) as a regular status nurse in the area of nursing applicable to the education program for which they are hired for at least 18 months subsequent to completing training.This will ensure that candidates are able to consolidate and apply skills in the specialty area that VCH has supported and funded candidates to complete. In the event that a candidate leaves the area of nursing applicable to the education program for which they were hired or VCH in under 18 months, VCH will seek to recover the cost of the program.

 

WHY JOIN VANCOUVER COASTAL HEALTH?

VCH is a world class innovator in medical care, research and teaching, delivering service to more than one million BC residents. At VCH, we embrace thinking boldly, taking smart risks, and "going first" when we believe it will lead to the best possible outcomes for patients and their families. We invite you to join us in creating healthy lives in healthy communities by showcasing our passion for care, connection to the communities we serve and our culture of teamwork that makes VCH a great place to work.

  • Comprehensive health benefits package, including MSP, extended health and dental and municipal pension plan
  • Grow your career with employer-paid training and leadership development opportunities
  • Wellness supports, including counselling, critical incident and innovative wellness services are available to employees and their immediate families
  • Award-winning recognition programs to honour staff, medical staff and volunteers
  • Access to exclusive discount offers and deals for VCH staff
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Diversity, equity and inclusion are essential to delivering exceptional care and building a great place to work. At VCH, we value and accommodate unique differences to ensure that our staff and medical staff (both current and prospective) have the opportunity and are supported to thrive.To build a strong and representative workforce, we are seeking candidates who will contribute to a caring and inclusive culture. We encourage applications from members of communities that are disadvantaged on any grounds under the B.C. Human Rights Code, including Indigenous Peoples, people of colour, people of all genders and sexualities and people with disabilities.VCH is proud to be recognized as a Best Place to Work in Canada in 2021 by Glassdoor and Forbes.Only short-listed applicants will be contacted for this posting. ***Employees of VCH must apply via the Internal Application Process. Refer to the https://my.vch.ca/working-here/job-postings site for How to Apply instructions. Current VCH employees who apply to this posting using this external site will be considered as an external candidate. Seniority will not apply.***Thank you for your interest in Vancouver Coastal Health.

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Booking Clerk

Vancouver Coastal Health

Vancouver, BC
3 days ago
Vancouver, BC
3 days ago

Job Description

Job Title: Booking ClerkWork Site: General Radiology, UBC Hospital - Vancouver, BCStatus: Temporary Full TimeStart Date:

As soon as possible

Salary: $22.94 per hourHours:

0730-1530/0800-1600; or as operationally required.

Days off: Saturday, Sunday, and statutory holidays

Reference#: 140240-jim

 

Come work as a Booking Clerk with Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH)!Vancouver Coastal Health is looking for a Booking Clerk to join the Medical Imaging team at UBC Hospital. Apply today to join our team!

 

As a Booking Clerk working with a Medical Imaging department you will:

  • Perform scheduling and booking functions for a variety of patient appointments for designated areas within Radiology.
  • Support the Medical Imaging team by performing duties such as:
    • arranging times with patients, doctor's offices, nursing units, physicians, technical staff and surgical/medical daycare
    • making follow up appointments
    • locating applicable images/films prior to appointments
    • rearranging schedules to meet changing demands/requests
    • preparing and confirming patient information
    • entering booking, patient and image/film information into radiology and hospital computerized and/or manual booking and patient information systems
    • filing requisitions for all bookings
    • acting as receptionist to support the delivery of patient care
    • ensure client/family needs are met above all other concerns

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, two years' recent related experience or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

Knowledge & Abilities

  • Ability to keyboard at 40 wpm.
  • Knowledge of medical terminology.
  • 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. Successful applicants may be required to complete a Criminal Records Review Check.

 

Diversity, equity and inclusion are essential to delivering exceptional care and building a great place to work. At VCH, we value and accommodate unique differences to ensure that our staff and medical staff - both current and prospective - have the opportunity and are supported to thrive.

 

To build a strong and representative workforce, we are seeking candidates who will contribute to a caring and inclusive culture. We encourage applications from members of communities that are disadvantaged on any grounds under the B.C. Human Rights Code, including Indigenous Peoples, people of colour, people of all genders and sexualities and people with disabilities.

 

VCH is proud to be recognized as a Best Place to Work in Canada in 2021 by Glassdoor and Forbes.

Only short-listed applicants will be contacted for this posting. ***Employees of VCH must apply via the Internal Application Process. Refer to the https://my.vch.ca/working-here/job-postings site for How to Apply instructions. Current VCH employees who apply to this posting using this external site will be considered as an external candidate. Seniority will not apply.***Thank you for your interest in Vancouver Coastal Health.

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Covid_19 Registered Nurse - Contact Tracing & Immunization

BC Centre for Disease Control (BCCDC)

Vancouver, BC
2 days ago
Vancouver, BC
2 days ago

COVID-19 Registered Nurse -Contact Tracing & Immunization

10 Temporary Full Time Positions Available

New Graduate Nurses are welcome to apply 

PHSA is actively seeking COVID-19 Registered Nurses (RNs) to support contact tracing and BC’s Covid-19 Immunization Plan.

These temporary positions will work as part of the BC Centre for Disease Control’s team. Our COVID-19 Nurses will provide assessment services for individuals presenting with or at risk for COVID-19. This includes: testing, surveillance, sample collection, communicating test results, administering immunizations, and supporting investigations by monitoring active cases and laboratory reports.

Our COVID-19 RNs will focus on immunization of the Covid -19 vaccine, contact tracing, providing support and guidance to reduce transmission and spread of the pandemic across our region. These roles will commence in immediately until September 30th, 2021. This position is located in Vancouver and flexibility to travel and/or work at multiple sites across BC is required in support of the regional health authorities’ COVID-19 response.

Join our team of #healthcareheroes in the fight against COVID-19!

What is contact tracing? Check out BCCDC's video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LE9Mhll30Ks&feature=youtu.be

What you’ll do

  • Provide nursing services in person or via telephone to individuals presenting with – or at risk for – COVID-19 including taking history, assessing risk, and gathering data appropriate to clinical diagnosis.
  • Communicate test results to COVID-19 infected clients, providing instructions, supportive counselling and information about the disease and treatment.
  • Interview COVID-19 infected clients to collect all available information regarding contact. Investigate when information is limited to find named contacts.
  • Confidentially inform named contacts regarding potential exposure to positive COVID-19 results, and recommend actions.
  • Obtain symptom information, refer for testing, and provide instructions for quarantine. Document required testing, treatment and guidance to reduce spread.
  • Communicate test results to non-infected individuals and reinforce appropriate infection control practices to prevent potential transmission.
  • Assist with major communicable disease outbreak investigations: monitor active cases and laboratory results for new cases, conduct testing and surveillance follow-ups, administer immunizations, and provide information about process and prevention measures to physicians and our community as a whole.
  • Collaborate with team members to develop educational resources on infection control practices. Guide and mentor other nurses, allied healthcare staff, and students.
  • Maintain individual records and necessary documentation according to policies, procedures, and the Standards of Practice set out by the British Columbia College of Nurses & Midwives (BCCNM)
  • Participate in program planning and research analysis including quality initiatives, safety procedures, and accreditation.

What you bring:

  • Current practicing registration as a Registered Nurse with the British Columbia College of Nurses & Midwives (BCCNM)
  • Broad knowledge of communicable disease control and community development procedures and practices including prevention, health promotion, and reporting responsibilities.
  • Working knowledge of immunization protocols, and ability to successfully complete Provincial Immunization Certification.
  • Adept assessment skills, working sensitivity and tactfully with clients including diverse and marginalized populations.
  • Strong communicator with ability to develop productive and trusting relationships with co-workers, physicians, client, families, and community partners.
  • Demonstrated ability to plan, organize and prioritize, while adjusting to new or unexpected circumstances.
  • Analytical, flexible and problem solving skills supported by the ability to facilitate and mediate.
  • Ability to operate independently and collaboratively, while making sound nursing practice decisions.
  • Knowledge of research process and methodology; can critically read and utilize current health research in evidence based practice.
  • Can quickly and effectively identify community resources for clients and families.
  • Experience and comfort with client care information systems and Windows applications.
  • Physical ability to perform the duties of the position including the use of relevant equipment.
  • Demonstrated skills in CPR techniques. 

** Travel outside of existing geographic area will be required, and will be compensated in accordance with applicable collective agreement language. 

 
Job Type: Temporary Full-time with estimated end date: 09/30/2021
Wage: $35.53 to $46.65 per hour
Location: Vancouver & flexibility to travel to multiple sites
Hours of Operation: Monday – Sunday, 7am to 4:30 pm
Schedule: Various Day Shifts available (8 hr shifts)
Reference: Covid19RNMar 

 

What’s in it for you

Every PHSA employee enables the best possible patient care for our patients and their families. Whether you are providing direct care, conducting research, or making it possible for others to do their work, you impact the lives of British Columbians today and in the future. That’s why we’re focused on your care too – offering health, wellness, development programs to support you – at work and at home.

Join one of BC’s largest employers with province-wide programs, services and operations – offering vast opportunities for growth and development.

  • Access to more than 2,000 in-house training programs.
  • Enjoy a comprehensive benefits package, including municipal pension plan (eligibility will vary).
  • 12 annual statutory holidays with generous vacation entitlement and accruement.
  • Flexible work options including flextime, work locations and job sharing (eligibility will vary).
  • Perks include onsite fitness classes and discounts to 350 BC-wide recreational programs, travel, technology, car and bike sharing, and more.

What we do

BC Centre for Disease Control (BCCDC) is part of the Provincial Health Services Authority (PHSA), and is dedicated to preventing and controlling communicable disease and promoting environmental health for the province.

PHSA plans, coordinates and evaluates specialized health services with the BC health authorities to provide equitable and cost-effective health care for people throughout the province. Our values reflect our commitment to excellence and include: Respect people – Be compassionate – Dare to innovate – Cultivate partnerships – Serve with purpose.

PHSA is committed to employment equity and hires on the basis of merit, encouraging all qualified individuals to apply. We recognize that our ability to provide the best care for our diverse patient populations relies on a rich diversity of skills, knowledge, backgrounds and experiences, and value a safe, inclusive and welcoming environment.

 

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Covid_19 Registered Nurse (Part Time) - Contact Tracing & Immunization

BC Centre for Disease Control (BCCDC)

Vancouver, BC
2 days ago
Vancouver, BC
2 days ago

COVID-19 Registered Nurse -Contact Tracing & Immunization

5 Temporary Part Time (0.60 FTE) Positions Available

New Graduate Nurses are welcome to apply 

PHSA is actively seeking COVID-19 Registered Nurses (RNs) to support contact tracing and BC’s Covid-19 Immunization Plan.

These temporary positions will work as part of the BC Centre for Disease Control’s team. Our COVID-19 Nurses will provide assessment services for individuals presenting with or at risk for COVID-19. This includes: testing, surveillance, sample collection, communicating test results, administering immunizations, and supporting investigations by monitoring active cases and laboratory reports.

Our COVID-19 RNs will focus on immunization of the Covid -19 vaccine, contact tracing, providing support and guidance to reduce transmission and spread of the pandemic across our region. These roles will commence in immediately until September 30th, 2021. This position is located in Vancouver and flexibility to travel and/or work at multiple sites across BC is required in support of the regional health authorities’ COVID-19 response.

Join our team of #healthcareheroes in the fight against COVID-19!

What is contact tracing? Check out BCCDC's video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LE9Mhll30Ks&feature=youtu.be

What you’ll do

  • Provide nursing services in person or via telephone to individuals presenting with – or at risk for – COVID-19 including taking history, assessing risk, and gathering data appropriate to clinical diagnosis.
  • Communicate test results to COVID-19 infected clients, providing instructions, supportive counselling and information about the disease and treatment.
  • Interview COVID-19 infected clients to collect all available information regarding contact. Investigate when information is limited to find named contacts.
  • Confidentially inform named contacts regarding potential exposure to positive COVID-19 results, and recommend actions.
  • Obtain symptom information, refer for testing, and provide instructions for quarantine. Document required testing, treatment and guidance to reduce spread.
  • Communicate test results to non-infected individuals and reinforce appropriate infection control practices to prevent potential transmission.
  • Assist with major communicable disease outbreak investigations: monitor active cases and laboratory results for new cases, conduct testing and surveillance follow-ups, administer immunizations, and provide information about process and prevention measures to physicians and our community as a whole.
  • Collaborate with team members to develop educational resources on infection control practices. Guide and mentor other nurses, allied healthcare staff, and students.
  • Maintain individual records and necessary documentation according to policies, procedures, and the Standards of Practice set out by the British Columbia College of Nurses & Midwives (BCCNM)
  • Participate in program planning and research analysis including quality initiatives, safety procedures, and accreditation.

What you bring:

  • Current practicing registration as a Registered Nurse with the British Columbia College of Nurses & Midwives (BCCNM)
  • Broad knowledge of communicable disease control and community development procedures and practices including prevention, health promotion, and reporting responsibilities.
  • Working knowledge of immunization protocols, and ability to successfully complete Provincial Immunization Certification.
  • Adept assessment skills, working sensitivity and tactfully with clients including diverse and marginalized populations.
  • Strong communicator with ability to develop productive and trusting relationships with co-workers, physicians, client, families, and community partners.
  • Demonstrated ability to plan, organize and prioritize, while adjusting to new or unexpected circumstances.
  • Analytical, flexible and problem solving skills supported by the ability to facilitate and mediate.
  • Ability to operate independently and collaboratively, while making sound nursing practice decisions.
  • Knowledge of research process and methodology; can critically read and utilize current health research in evidence based practice.
  • Can quickly and effectively identify community resources for clients and families.
  • Experience and comfort with client care information systems and Windows applications.
  • Physical ability to perform the duties of the position including the use of relevant equipment.
  • Demonstrated skills in CPR techniques. 

** Travel outside of existing geographic area will be required, and will be compensated in accordance with applicable collective agreement language. 

 
Job Type: Temporary Part-time (0.60 FTE) with estimated end date: 09/30/2021
Wage: $35.53 to $46.65 per hour
Location: Vancouver & flexibility to travel to multiple sites
Hours of Operation: Monday – Sunday, 7am to 4:30 pm
Schedule: Various Day Shifts available (8 hr shifts)
Reference: Covid19RNPTM

 

What’s in it for you

Every PHSA employee enables the best possible patient care for our patients and their families. Whether you are providing direct care, conducting research, or making it possible for others to do their work, you impact the lives of British Columbians today and in the future. That’s why we’re focused on your care too – offering health, wellness, development programs to support you – at work and at home.

Join one of BC’s largest employers with province-wide programs, services and operations – offering vast opportunities for growth and development.

  • Access to more than 2,000 in-house training programs.
  • Enjoy a comprehensive benefits package, including municipal pension plan (eligibility will vary).
  • 12 annual statutory holidays with generous vacation entitlement and accruement.
  • Flexible work options including flextime, work locations and job sharing (eligibility will vary).
  • Perks include onsite fitness classes and discounts to 350 BC-wide recreational programs, travel, technology, car and bike sharing, and more.

What we do

BC Centre for Disease Control (BCCDC) is part of the Provincial Health Services Authority (PHSA), and is dedicated to preventing and controlling communicable disease and promoting environmental health for the province.

PHSA plans, coordinates and evaluates specialized health services with the BC health authorities to provide equitable and cost-effective health care for people throughout the province. Our values reflect our commitment to excellence and include: Respect people – Be compassionate – Dare to innovate – Cultivate partnerships – Serve with purpose.

PHSA is committed to employment equity and hires on the basis of merit, encouraging all qualified individuals to apply. We recognize that our ability to provide the best care for our diverse patient populations relies on a rich diversity of skills, knowledge, backgrounds and experiences, and value a safe, inclusive and welcoming environment.

 

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Outreach Worker - Overdose Outreach Team

Vancouver Coastal Health

Vancouver, BC
29 days ago
Vancouver, BC
29 days ago
Job Title: Outreach Worker - Overdose Outreach Team
Work Site: Overdose Emergency Response, Three Bridges Community Health Centre - Vancouver Downtown Eastside (DTES)
Status: Temporary Full Time
Start Date:

As soon as possible until approximately March 2022

Salary: $25.40 - $27.53 per hour
Hours:

0900-1700

Days off: Saturday, Sunday, and statutory holidays

Reference#: 139555-ach

 

Come work as an Outreach Worker with the Overdose Outreach Team in Vancouver, BC!
Vancouver Coastal Health is looking for an Outreach Worker to join the Overdose Outreach Team at Three Bridges Community Health Centre in the Vancouver Downtown Eastside. Apply today to join our team!

 

As an Overdose Outreach Worker with VCH, you will:

  • Work as a member of an interdisciplinary team to provide support services to individuals and their families with accessing opioid agonist therapy and related support services.
  • Monitor clients by methods such as observing client’s health condition and environment.
  • Arrange, plan, escort and accompany designated/marginalized individuals on appointments, errands and other activities, as required.
  • Create linkages to other community resources and programs.
  • Assist clients in accessing benefits or assistance as appropriate and provide brief planning and coordination on issues related to substance use, opioid agonist therapy, overdose prevention and harm reduction.
  • Under the direction of the Registered Nurse, administer medication to clients and provide medication reminders.
  • Liaise and work with community resources and healthcare providers.
  • Provide basic health-promoting information and promote development of life-skills to clients.
  • Perform a variety of general clerical duties, attend meetings and participate in patient care planning and coordination.

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 The Overdose Outreach Team:

 

Our team of outreach and social workers and peers provide connections for people who have recently experienced opioid overdose and/or are at high risk for opioid overdose to substance use care and support. 

 

We help clients with: 

  • Navigation to appropriate services (e.g., primary care, detox, treatment, etc.)
  • Support in accessing Opioid Agonist Therapy (OAT) (e.g., methadone, suboxone, iOAT, etc.)
  • Overdose prevention education 

The Overdose Outreach Team does not provide long-term case management services.  However, we will support clients in accessing the long term supports as need.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

Education & Experience

  • Diploma in Community Social Services and one (1) year related experience working with People who use substances and those suffering from complex mental health issues and/or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
  • Valid BC driver’s license and vehicle.
  • Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR).

Knowledge & Abilities

  • Demonstrated ability to work with marginalized and culturally diverse populations including those with substance use issues and mental illness.
  • Demonstrated listening and information seeking skills that promotes communication and lead to a cooperative approach to problem solving within a multidisciplinary setting.
  • Demonstrated ability to establish rapport with clients and families in order to explore issues that are beyond the initial presented concerns.
  • A working knowledge and familiarity with health and social service programs specific to the North Shore and more generally speaking in the Lower Mainland.
  • Working knowledge of harm reduction principles
  • Crisis prevention/intervention and conflict resolution/de-escalation skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills.
  • Proven ability to work independently and collaboratively in a team environment as well as capacity to work in partnership with other community agencies.
  • Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.
  • Demonstrated skill in CPR techniques and First-aid.
  • Physical ability to carry out 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. Successful applicants may be required to complete a Criminal Records Review Check.
Only short-listed applicants will be contacted for this posting.
***Employees of VCH must apply via the Internal Application Process. Refer to the https://my.vch.ca/working-here/job-postings site for How to Apply instructions. Current VCH employees who apply to this posting using this external site will be considered as an external candidate. Seniority will not apply.***
Thank you for your interest in Vancouver Coastal Health.

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Care Aide - Acute

Vancouver Coastal Health

Vancouver, BC
11 days ago
Vancouver, BC
11 days ago

Job Description

Job Title: Care Aide - AcuteWork Site:

Emergency, Vancouver General Hospital

Status: Temporary Part Time (0.33 FTE)Start Date:

As soon as possible until approximately June 2021

Salary: $25.33 per hourHours:

1900-0700

Days off: Rotating

Reference#: 140144-nmo

 

Come work as a Care Aide at Vancouver General Hospital with Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH)!

 

Are you strong team-player and have a desire to help others? Apply to work as a Care Aide today!

 

As a Care Aide in Acute Care at Vancouver Coastal Health you will make your impact by:

  • Assisting in the delivery of client care. You will do this while working under the functional direction of a Registered Nurse or other designate and in cooperation with interdisciplinary team members.
  • Providing personal care to patients while following established care plans. This may include bathing, grooming, dressing, assisting with meals and oral hygiene and performing nursing care duties as applicable.
  • Provide assistance in the delivery of nursing care: take temperature, pulse and respiration, and document on patient’s chart.
  • Responding to call bells/alarms.
  • Observing and monitoring clients’ progress, symptoms and behavioural changes and reporting/recording significant observations.
  • Utilizing mechanical aides such as specialty beds, wheelchairs and stretchers to transport clients and provide assistance with lifting and/or transferring of clients following established lifting/safety techniques.
  • Maintaining a clean and safe environment for clients and staff.

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 10.
  • Successful graduation from a recognized Health Care Assistant Program.
  • Successful completion of an acute care skills program or three (3) months recent related experience in an acute/critical care environment or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
  • Eligible for registration with the BC Care Aide & Community Health Worker Registry.

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.

This posting has been posted internally and externally concurrently. External applicants will be considered after internals.

 

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. ***Employees of VCH must apply via the Internal Application Process. Refer to the https://my.vch.ca/working-here/job-postings site for How to Apply instructions. Current VCH employees who apply to this posting using this external site will be considered as an external candidate. Seniority will not apply.***Thank you for your interest in Vancouver Coastal Health.

 

Posted

1 day ago

Description

Job Description

Job Title: Registered Nurse (RN) - Critical Care Work Site: Intensive Care Unit (ICU), Lions Gate Hospital - North Vancouver, BC Status: Temporary Full Time Start Date:

As soon as possible until approximately February 2022

Salary: $35.53 - $46.65 per hour Hours:

0730-1945/1930-0745

Days off: Rotating

Reference#: 140634-rro

 

Come work as a Registered Nurse in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) at Lions Gate Hospital!Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH) is looking for an RN with Critical Care certification to join Intensive Care Unit (ICU) at Lions Gate Hospital. Apply today to join our team!

 

As an RN in Critical Care with VCH you will:

  • Provide nursing care to high risk critically ill clients with unpredictable outcomes attached to life-support equipment, and/or clients in post-anaesthetic recovery.
  • Enhance quality of life from the perspective of the client/family.
  • Consult, confer, and collaborate with other health care givers.
  • Demonstrate expertise and leadership in nursing practice.
  • Maintain and advance your own clinical competence.
  • Participate on designated hospital committees/teams and approved research projects as assigned.

WHY JOIN VANCOUVER COASTAL HEALTH?

VCH is a world class innovator in medical care, research and teaching, delivering service to more than one million BC residents. At VCH, we embrace thinking boldly, taking smart risks, and "going first" when we believe it will lead to the best possible outcomes for patients and their families. We invite you to join us in creating healthy lives in healthy communities by showcasing our passion for care, connection to the communities we serve and our culture of teamwork that makes VCH a great place to work.

  • Comprehensive health benefits package, including MSP, extended health and dental and municipal pension plan
  • Grow your career with employer-paid training and leadership development opportunities
  • Wellness supports, including counselling, critical incident and innovative wellness services are available to employees and their immediate families
  • Award-winning recognition programs to honour staff, medical staff and volunteers
  • Access to exclusive discount offers and deals for VCH staff

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.

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.Diversity, equity and inclusion are essential to delivering exceptional care and building a great place to work. At VCH, we value and accommodate unique differences to ensure that our staff and medical staff (both current and prospective) have the opportunity and are supported to thrive.To build a strong and representative workforce, we are seeking candidates who will contribute to a caring and inclusive culture. We encourage applications from members of communities that are disadvantaged on any grounds under the B.C. Human Rights Code, including Indigenous Peoples, people of colour, people of all genders and sexualities and people with disabilities.VCH is proud to be recognized as a Best Place to Work in Canada in 2021 by Glassdoor and Forbes.Only short-listed applicants will be contacted for this posting. ***Employees of VCH must apply via the Internal Application Process. Refer to the https://my.vch.ca/working-here/job-postings site for How to Apply instructions. Current VCH employees who apply to this posting using this external site will be considered as an external candidate. Seniority will not apply.***Thank you for your interest in Vancouver Coastal Health.

Source: Vancouver Coastal Health