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Provincial Health Services Authority
Sep 25, 2018
Full time
BC Women’s Hospital & Health Centre (BCW) is the only facility in British Columbia devoted primarily to the health of women, newborns, and families. It provides a broad range of specialized women’s health services that address the health needs of women of all ages and backgrounds. BC Women’s is one of the largest maternity facilities in Canada and is both the major primary and secondary maternity services provider in the Lower Mainland and the cornerstone of the provincial tertiary care system. As an academic health centre, BCW’s mandate includes providing strong leadership in research and the education and professional development of health care professionals in areas related to the health of the populations we serve. BC Women’s is an agency of the Provincial Health Services Authority (PHSA), which plans, manage,s and evaluates selected specialty and province-wide health care services across BC. PHSA embodies values that reflect a commitment to excellence. These include: Respect people • Be compassionate • Dare to innovate • Cultivate partnerships • Serve with purpose Nurse Practitioner, Specialized Clinics Downtown East Side (DTES) Reference# 75178 Temporary Full Time until October 2019 Vancouver, BC BC Women’s Hospital provides specialized clinical care for Vancouver's Downtown East Side. The Nurse Practitioner is responsible and accountable for the comprehensive assessment of patients and clients including diagnosing diseases, disorders, and conditions. The Nurse Practitioner initiates 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. Nurse Practitioners provide professional guidance to other health professionals and participate autonomously as members of the interdisciplinary health teams making referrals to specialist physicians as appropriate. Nurse Practitioners 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 activities that influence health services and practices. As professionals, they participate in peer and self-review to evaluate the outcome of their services at the client, community, and population level. They are responsible for their professional development and maintaining competence and registration as a nurse practitioner. Duties & Accountabilities Diagnoses and treats previously undiagnosed clients for undifferentiated diseases, illnesses, and conditions within the Nurse Practitioner’s scope of practice; orders appropriate screening diagnostic investigations; interprets reports of investigations and analyzes information to monitor progress and plan treatment. As part of the multidisciplinary team, develops and implements treatment plans; writes orders for treatment and medications; makes patient rounds as appropriate and monitors ongoing care; and provides first line care in emergencies. Establishes priorities for management of health conditions; provides follow-up treatment; communicates with clients and families about health findings, diagnoses and prognoses; and supports and counsels clients in their personal responses to diseases, disorders, and conditions. Collaborates and/or consults with physicians or other health care and social service providers as appropriate to assess and diagnose client status. Accepts referrals from, or makes referrals to, physicians and other health professionals. Prescribes drugs within the statutory and regulatory standards, limits, and conditions for Nurse Practitioners and within applicable employer policies and procedures. Applies knowledge of pharmacology and evidence-based practice in selecting, prescribing, administering and monitoring the effects of drugs to treat diseases disorders, conditions, or injuries. Participates in research contributing to improved patient care and advances in nursing, health policy development, and population health. Synthesizes qualitative and quantitative data from a variety of sources about determinants of health; maintains population health focus by participating in and implementing evidence based screening and health promotion for populations at risk; and implements population based harm reduction strategies. Participates in interdisciplinary staff, including NP & nursing, education and professional development through case presentations, mentoring, role modeling and facilitating the exchange of knowledge in the classroom, the clinical setting and the community; fosters effective health care partnerships. Qualifications: Education and Training: Current registration as a Nurse Practitioner with the BC College of Nursing Professionals (BCCNP). Must be eligible to complete the Objective Structured Clinical Examination (OSCE) through the BC College of Nursing Professionals (BCCNP) Minimum of (4) years of recent, relevant clinical nursing experience. Skills and Abilities: Ability to perform the full scope of Nurse Practitioner duties and responsibilities. Able to define and articulate the specific areas of practice and client population for whom the NP is competent to provide health care services. Able to self-direct, interact, and adapt effectively with other professionals in complex, dynamic situations. Ability to communicate and collaborate with patients and families about health findings, diagnosis, treatment, self care and prognosis. Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively and build relationships with nurses and other health professionals and disciplines using a variety of communication strategies. Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to lead a team and work within a team. Demonstrated ability to transfer knowledge, teach coach and mentor others; ability to implement and evaluate planned change. Able to critically assess and evaluate health research literature to determine best practices; ability to introduce education and evidence based research into practice areas. Skill in assessing and recognizing population health trends; able to plan and implement strategies for population based prevention and health promotion. Able to supervise others and evaluate the care they deliver as required. We invite you to apply by clicking the "Apply Now" button where you can register for the first time or enter your Username and Password in order to re-access your profile on our system. Applications will be accepted until position is filled. For more information on all that the PHSA has to offer, please visit: http://jobs.phsa.ca For more information on BC Women’s Hospital and Health Centre, please visit www.bcwomens.ca PHSA is committed to employment equity and hires on the basis of merit. We encourage applications from all qualified individuals, including Aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities and members of visible minorities
Vancouver Coastal Health
Sep 24, 2018
Full time
Job Title: Registered Nurse - Post Anesthesia Care Unit Work Site: Squamish Hospital Status: Regular Full Time  Start Date: As soon as possible Salary: $33.56 - $44.06 per hour Hours: 0700-1500/0730-1530/0830-1830/0900-1700/0930-1730/1000-1800/1030-1830/1300-2100/1430-2230 + On Call Reference#: 105243-mal JOB SUMMARY: Within the context of a client and family centred care model, and in accordance with the College Registered Nurses’ of British Columbia (CRNBC) standards of professional practice, Code of Ethics and the established mission, vision, values, objectives and policies of Vancouver Coastal Health, provides 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. Enhances quality of life from the perspective of the client/family. Consults, confers, and collaborates with other health care givers. Demonstrates expertise and leadership in nursing practice. Maintains and advances clinical competence. Participates on designated hospital committees/teams and approved research projects as assigned. QUALIFICATIONS: EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE Current practicing registration with the College of Registered Nurses’ of British Columbia (CRNBC). Completion of a recognized critical care nursing program or two years' recent, related critical care experience. KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES Broad knowledge of nursing theory and practice within a client/family centred model of care. Broad knowledge of CRNBC's 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. ***Employees of VCH must apply via the   Internal Application Process . Refer to the   staffpostings.vch.ca   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.
Vancouver Coastal Health
Sep 24, 2018
Full time
Job Title: Registered Nurse - Intensive Care Unit Work Site: Richmond Hospital Status: Regular Full Time - Vacation Relief (Permanent)  Start Date: As soon as possible Salary: $33.56 - $44.06 per hour Hours: 0715-1930 / 1915-0730 Reference#: 108783-rle JOB SUMMARY: Within the context of a client and family centred care model, and in accordance with the College Registered Nurses’ of British Columbia (CRNBC) standards of professional practice, Code of Ethics and the established mission, vision, values, objectives and policies of Vancouver Coastal Health, provides 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. Enhances quality of life from the perspective of the client/family. Consults, confers, and collaborates with other health care givers. Demonstrates expertise and leadership in nursing practice. Maintains and advances clinical competence. Participates on designated hospital committees/teams and approved research projects as assigned. QUALIFICATIONS: EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE Current practicing registration with the College of Registered Nurses’ of British Columbia (CRNBC). Completion of a recognized critical care nursing program or two years' recent, related critical care experience. KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES Broad knowledge of nursing theory and practice within a client/family centred model of care. Broad knowledge of CRNBC's 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.   ***Employees of VCH must apply via the   Internal Application Process . Refer to the   staffpostings.vch.ca   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.
Vancouver Coastal Health
Sep 24, 2018
Full time
Job Title: Registered Nurse - Intensive Care Unit Work Site: Lions Gate Hospital  Status: Regular Full Time  Start Date: As soon as possible Salary: $33.56 - $44.06 per hour Hours: 0730-1945/1930-0745 Reference#: 109105-mal JOB SUMMARY: Within the context of a client and family centred care model, and in accordance with the College Registered Nurses’ of British Columbia (CRNBC) standards of professional practice, Code of Ethics and the established mission, vision, values, objectives and policies of Vancouver Coastal Health, provides 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. Enhances quality of life from the perspective of the client/family. Consults, confers, and collaborates with other health care givers. Demonstrates expertise and leadership in nursing practice. Maintains and advances clinical competence. Participates on designated hospital committees/teams and approved research projects as assigned. QUALIFICATIONS: EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE Current practicing registration with the College of Registered Nurses’ of British Columbia (CRNBC). Completion of a recognized critical care nursing program or two years' recent, related critical care experience. KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES Broad knowledge of nursing theory and practice within a client/family centred model of care. Broad knowledge of CRNBC's 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.   ***Employees of VCH must apply via the   Internal Application Process . Refer to the   staffpostings.vch.ca   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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