Job Title: Clinic Nurse (RN) - COVID-19 Screening & Testing
Advanced Parking Lot #9075 – Entrance on the north side of 700-block West 33rd (between Heather & Willow)
Start Date: As soon as possible
Salary: $35.53 - $46.65 per hour
0830-1700 (includes 30 minute unpaid meal break)
Casual shifts as required.
Come work as a Clinic Nurse at Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH)!
This position is at the mobile COVID-19 test site in Vancouver Community, located at 33rd and Heather. The Clinic Nurse will screen clients for symptoms and perform appropriate testing procedures based on current guidelines set out by our Provincial Health Officer and Chief Medical Health Officer. This is an exciting opportunity to be part of the team that supports Public Health efforts in our Pandemic response. The in charge nurse will provide leadership and guidance to other staff on site, including training and support. Other responsibilities include packing samples according to Transportation Canada Guidelines for Transportation of Dangerous goods.
As a Clinic Nurse with Vancouver Coastal Health, you will:
Provide on-going health care in a multi-disciplinary clinic setting to clients of all ages with a variety of acute and chronic illnesses/diseases, including communicable diseases, addictions and general health issues.
Collaborate with interdisciplinary team members, educational resources and other health care professionals/providers to achieve excellence in client-centered care and education.
Opportunity to join same casual pool in (Richmond/Vancouver) available, please indicate interest when submitting application.
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 practicing registration as a Registered Nurse with the British Columbia College of Nursing Professionals (BCCNP).
Training in community health nursing, plus 2 years’ recent acute care or community health nursing experience in a clinic setting, working with marginalized youth and clients, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Knowledge & Abilities
Working knowledge of community health nursing theory and practice within a client/family -centered approach.
Working knowledge of the British Columbia College of Nursing Professionals (BCCNP) standards of practice for nursing.
Working knowledge of theory and established practices and procedures of professional nursing care for acutely, chronically and terminally ill clients.
Working knowledge of facilitation, mediation, and conflict resolution techniques, and demonstrated analytical and problem solving skills.
Demonstrated case management, teaching/training, clinical support and consultation skills.
Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing.
Ability to provide physical, psychological and educationally supportive care and counseling.
Ability to work effectively in an interdisciplinary team environment.
Demonstrated Skill in CPR Techniques.
Ability to prioritize, work independently, and use a cooperative approach to program delivery.
Ability to carry out the physical demands of the job.
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.