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Clinical Nurse Educator

Bayshore HealthCare

Burnaby, BC, CANADA

Healthcare Services and Wellness

JOB SUMMARY


The Clinical Nurse Educator, under the direction of the Director of Clinical Management, is accountable for the delivery and development of continuing education and training programs for Nursing Supervisors, Field employees, and Administrative employees as appropriate. Supports the delivery of quality care and service to clients and ensures compliance with internal and external professional practice standards. S/he assumes overall responsibility for the delivery of quality care and services in the absence of the Director of Clinical Management.


DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES


. Act as a resource and provides support to the Nursing Supervisor and Field Staff, as requested, to ensure compliance with all relevant federal and provincial legislated standards or professional practice as well as internal polices

. Demonstrate knowledge of Standard of Practice guidelines of Provincial regulating body

. Liaise with Provincial regulating body as required.

. Conduct research on best practice and clinical issues

. Lead the development, implementation and evaluation of clinical programs; participate in the review and/or development of clinical nursing policies and procedures as appropriate

. Conducts bi-weekly clinical orientation education for new hire employees or as needed

. Provides and monitors Field employee education and competency reviews requirements. Conduct site visits to support Field Staff learning, provide skill training, and re-assess competency as identified by Health Authority guidelines Proactively maintains sufficient numbers of qualified field staff to exceed funded indicator reporting requirements

. Participate in health authority education meetings or committees as required

. Participate in ongoing internal and/or external continuing education activities

. Adhere to Bayshore Policies and Procedures

. Participate in quality activities and continuous improvement initiatives in keeping with the company's Quality Management System

. Participates in proactive Health & Safety activities, identify trends, implements education & training to support Nursing supervisors and Field staff to address health & safety risks or concerns

. Participates and supports field staff modified work programs

. Maintains confidentiality of client and corporate information and discusses same only with appropriate Bayshore personnel

. Assume the responsibilities for clinical operations in the absence of the Director of Clinical Management

. Participates in the management on-call rotation

. Complete other tasks as requested




Education


Graduate of an accredited School of Nursing, preferably with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BScN). Current registration with the College of Nurses of British Columbia is required. Attained or working toward CAN Hospice Palliative Care Certification or has equivalent course/experience and expertise in Hospice Palliative Care.


Experience


At least three years of recent experience with dementia and palliative care nursing, preferably in a community setting. Strong track record in leading the development and evaluation of training programs; experience and ability to convey information to regulated and unregulated health care professionals.


Other Skills and Abilities


Exceptional interpersonal skills and ability to work independently and as part of a team; ability to meet deadlines; demonstrated track record of high productivity; confidence and sound judgment in dealing with a variety of health care providers, including nurses, managers, Community Health Workers, and staff from other disciplines. Exceptional clinical skills, assume leadership responsibilities, and communicate effectively, solid knowledge of the principles, practices and methods of community home support and service delivery to clients as well as the principles of program development, implementation and evaluation. Internal candidates must have a demonstrated track record of being able to work independently, consistently shown above average initiative, exceptional communication skills, demonstrated knowledge of personal computers and related software such as Windows, valid driver's license, and a commitment to continual learning.

About Bayshore HealthCare

Bayshore HealthCare is one of the country's leading providers of home and community health care services. We partner with government and corporate organizations to enhance the quality of life, well-being, dignity and independence of people of all ages across the country to make them comfortable in their own homes. We are a caring team that's making a difference through compassion, innovation, leadership and personal commitment. Named one of Canada's Best Managed Companies since 2006, we have exceptional opportunities for health care, pharmaceutical, rehabilitation and dialysis professionals to advance their careers in over 100 locations in all provinces.

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What it's like to work at Bayshore HealthCare

A Canadian Leader

A proudly Canadian company since 1966, we are one of the country’s leaders in Healthcare. We have established ourselves in other areas where our community needs care-Bayshore Healthcare, Bayshore Home Health, Bayshore Speciality Rx, Bayshore Therapy and Rehab, Bayshore Dialysis. Our goal is to do whatever it takes to make people comfortable.

Our Principles

We are passionate and caring. We imagine being the difference. We live our values of compassion, reliability, teamwork, innovation, leadership and personal promises to make a difference.

Our Areas of Care
  • Nursing and personal care
  • Home support and companionship
  • Temporary staffing at care facilities
  • Pharmaceutical products and services
  • Infusion clinics
  • Therapy and rehabilitation services
  • Dialysis centres

A look inside Bayshore HealthCare

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Benefits & Perks

We value our employees
  • Competitive compensation and benefits
  • Group RRSP
  • Flexible work schedules
  • Full or part-time hours
  • 24-hour clinical and operational support
  • Thorough orientation
  • Student placement programs
A wide range of career choices

Our flexible options to suit your career goals and lifestyle include a variety of opportunities to give you a choice of assignments and locations, a collaborative team environment and autonomy to work independently. We rely on your expertise and professional judgement and support you with rigorous clinical standards and comprehensive training. We also offer internal training programs and financial support for continuing education.

Bayshore HealthCare Testimonials

I get a lot of job satisfaction from the work I do with clients because I really feel like I’m making a difference in their lives. I feel I can take the time to deal with the whole person and deliver the kind of quality care that’s important to me.

Charlene Hagermann, RN Simcoe County, ON. - Bayshore HealthCare

I’m a single mother of two. Bayshore has given me the opportunity to be in the work force and still have time for my children. The support from staff is great while I’m working in different environments such as clients’ residences, nursing homes and hospitals.

Delores , Personal Support Worker St Catherines, ON. Branch - Bayshore HealthCare

I always feel respected for the job I do – which helps me to work to the best of my abilities – always receiving positive feedback and constructive pointers when needed. I appreciate all the things Bayshore has given me in my career and look forward to many more positive working years with the company.

Krystal , HSC/ Human Services Counsellor - Bayshore HealthCare

Clinical Nurse Educator, Bayshore HealthCare, Burnaby, BC, CANADA