Job Title: Nurse Clinician /Clinical Resource Nurse (RN) - Acute & Ambulatory Care
Work Site: Post Anesthesia Care Unit (PACU), UBC Hospital - Vancouver, BC
Status: Regular Full Time
Start Date: As soon as possible
Salary: $42.25 - $51.78 per hour
Days off: Saturday, Sunday, and statutory holidays
Come work as a Nurse Clinician/Clinical Resource Nurse with Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH)!
Vancouver Coastal Health is looking for a Nurse Clinician/Clinical Resource Nurse to join the Post Anesthesia Care Unit (PACU) at UBC Hospital. Apply today to join our team!
As a Nurse Clinician/CRN in Acute & Ambulatory Care you will:
Provide leadership and apply specialized theory and knowledge relating to designated/specific patient/client populations to promote the delivery of safe, ethical and quality care.
Act as a clinical resource by providing consultation and clinical support to the interdisciplinary care team, other professionals and students.
Promote excellence in patient/client centered care, education and research.
Participate in direct patient/client and family care, when 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.
Education & Experience
Current practicing registration as a Registered Nurse with the BC College of Nurses and Midwives (BCCNM) is required.
Completion of post basic Critical Care Specialty Nursing Certificate Program, plus three (3) years' recent, related experience a tertiary level Post Anaesthetic Recovery or Critical Care environment or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
Valid BC Driver's License and access to personal vehicle for local area travel may be required.
Knowledge & Abilities
Demonstrated ability to provide clinical leadership and work direction.
Demonstrated ability to work independently and in collaboration with others.
Knowledge of other health care disciplines and their role in patient/client care.
Demonstrated ability to plan, organize and prioritize work.
Demonstrated ability to effectively communicate in writing and orally on a one to one and group setting.
Demonstrated ability to deal with and/or guide others in resolution of conflict issues.
Demonstrated ability to adjust to new or unexpected events.
Demonstrated ability to lead change and support staff through transition.
Demonstrated skill in techniques appropriate to the assessment and treatment of specialized patient/client population utilizing best available evidence informed practice.
Demonstrated ability to develop and deliver educational programs and materials for staff/patients/clients and families based on educations theories, principles and best practices.
Demonstrated ability to promote a supportive and creative learning environment.
Knowledge of research process and methodology.
Demonstrated skill in CPR techniques.
Demonstrated computer literacy to operate a computerized client care information system as well as applicable wordprocessing, 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.
***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.