Clinical Coordinator (RN) - COVID-19 Testing
Inner City COVID-19 Outreach Team - Vancouver, BC
Temporary Part Time (0.40 FTE)
As soon as possible until approximately September 2021
$42.25 - $51.78 per hour
0800-2000; working days will be Saturday and Sunday
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday
Come work as a Clinical Coordinator with Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH)!
Vancouver Coastal Health is looking for a Registered Nurse to join the COVID Outreach Team as a Clinical Coordinator. Apply today to join our team!
The COVID-19 Outreach Team (COT) provides clinical support to under-housed, precariously housed or homeless clients who are admitted to the designated isolation sites during the COVID-19 pandemic. COT provides short term care to clients admitted to designated isolation sites with a focus on COVID-19 symptom management.
COT primarily aims to:
- Decrease community transmission of COVID-19
- Transition to alternate level of care ( acute care) when potential serious complications of illness arise
- Manage client’s symptoms based on client’s goals of care and support/monitor client during a period of convalescence.
As a Clinical Coordinator with Vancouver Coastal Health you will:
Provide first line supervision, coordinate the day to day operations of the designated Clinic or Program and ensure that operations of the designated Clinic or Program comply with the applicable Health Canada requirements.
In collaboration with all health care team members, coordinates client flow activities by reviewing clinic processes and developing protocols for improving client flow.
Provide clinical direction and coordination of clients and assist the Manager with a variety of administrative activities to ensure efficient and optimal use of client care resources.
Liaise with designated team members/staff and supports interdisciplinary practice, quality improvement initiatives and supports interdisciplinary integration of services.
WHO WE ARE:
Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH) is a world class innovator in medical care, research and teaching, delivering service to more than one million BC residents living in Vancouver, Vancouver's North Shore, Richmond, the Sea-to-Sky Highway, Sunshine Coast, Bella Bella, Bella Coola, and the Central Coast. At VCH, we embrace thinking boldly, taking smart risks, and "going first" when we believe it will lead to the best possible outcomes for patients and their families. At our core, we are a people-focused organization where entrepreneurial spirit runs deep, and opportunity exists for all those who see themselves in the transformation of health care as we know it.
Education & Experience
Current practising registration as a Registered Nurse with the BC College of Nurses and Midwives (BCCNM).
Three years' recent, related nursing experience in the Community Health Nursing including one year's related leadership/supervisory experience or an equivalent combination of training and experience.
Valid BC Driver’s License. Local area travel may require the use of a personal vehicle.
Knowledge & Abilities
Comprehensive knowledge of other health care disciplines and their role in client care.
Demonstrated ability to adapt to the changing health system and an understanding the broad determinants of health.
Broad knowledge of the local Community and regional initiatives that may impact patient care, resource access or practice guidelines in this local clinic setting.
Demonstrated ability in dealing with a variety of situations and responsibilities requiring initiative and professional judgment.
Ability to supervise.
Demonstrated ability to apply decision making and analytical skills.
Demonstrated ability to provide leadership and work direction to the interdisciplinary team.
Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively as a member of an interdisciplinary team.
Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.
Demonstrated ability to deal effectively with conflict situations.
Demonstrated ability to develop and evaluate health education resources.
Knowledge of research process and methodology.
Demonstrated ability to critically read and utilize current health research in evidence based practice.
Demonstrated ability to identify community resources appropriate to client/family/community needs.
Demonstrated computer skills including the ability to effectively use a computerized client care information system and Windows applications.
Demonstrated ability to plan, organize and prioritize work.
Physical ability to perform the duties of the position.
Demonstrated skill in CPR techniques.
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 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.