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Clinical Nurse Educator, Burnaby Centre - BC Mental Health and Substance Use Services

Clinical Nurse Educator

Burnaby Centre, BC Mental Health and Substance Use Services, $42.25 to $51.78 per hour


What you’ll do

  • Assess individual and group learning needs in collaboration with the Manager and designated personnel by observing activities, discussing clinical issues with the team members and/or clients/families, and analyzing data such as staff competency assessments and growth plans, practice changes, and quality improvement indicators to determine specific educational requirements.
  • Participate in the development of individual growth plans to address identified learning needs by coordinating the development and implementation process with the Manager and designated personnel and ensuring there is a growth plan for each staff member.  Monitor progress against the growth plan and updates on a yearly basis to support staff’s ability for achievement.  Implement teaching/learning strategies that are congruent with the determined growth/learning plans.
  • Utilize educational/curriculum theory and knowledge of specialized nursing and clinical practice to design, develop, implement and evaluate clinical education programs for team members and/or clients/families in collaboration with the Manager and interdisciplinary team members; education programs include orientation/training programs for new team members, educational support programs, continuing education sessions and cross-cultural caring programs.
  • Support preceptors/preceptees, mentors/mentees and clinical programs using teaching and learning principles and a program planning and evaluation process to meet the identified educational needs of staff and/or clients/families and to ensure the achievement of specialized practitioners within the program/team.
  • Develop, review and modify learning resources for team members and/or clients/families using established educational standards, determining match between content and delivery method and providing feedback to other developers to ensure resources are current, relevant, cost effective and coordinated.

What you bring

  • Graduation from an approved School of Nursing with current practicing registration as an RN or RPN with the British Columbia College of Nurses & Midwives (BCCNM), formally known as British Columbia College of Nursing Professionals (BCCNP)
  • Three (3) years’ recent, related mental health and addictions experience including one (1) year experience developing, implementing and/or delivering education services, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
  • Valid BC Driver’s License. Local area travel requires the use of personal vehicle. 

What’s in it for you

Every PHSA employee enables the best possible patient care for our patients and their families. Whether you are providing direct care, conducting research, or making it possible for others to do their work, you impact the lives of British Columbians today and in the future. That’s why we’re focused on your care too – offering health, wellness, development programs to support you – at work and at home.

  • Join one of BC’s largest employers with province-wide programs, services and operations – offering vast opportunities for growth and development.
  • Access to more than 2,000 in-house training programs.
  • Enjoy a comprehensive benefits package, including municipal pension plan.
  • 12 annual statutory holidays with generous vacation entitlement and accruement.
  • Perks include onsite fitness classes and discounts to 350 BC-wide recreational programs, travel, technology, car and bike sharing, and more.

Temporary, Full-Time (Until November 2021)
Wage: $42.25 to $51. 78 per hour
28- 3405 Willingdon Avenue, Burnaby
Applications will be accepted until position is filled.
Monday to Friday: 0830-1630
Requisition Number: 99040

What we do

BC Mental Health & Substance Use Services (BCMHSUS) bcmhsus.ca cares for people with complex mental health and substance use challenges.

Provincial Health Services Authority (PHSA) plans, coordinates and evaluates specialized health services with the BC health authorities to provide equitable and cost-effective health care for people throughout the province. Our values reflect our commitment to excellence and include: Respect people – Be compassionate – Dare to innovate – Cultivate partnerships – Serve with purpose. Learn more about PHSA and our programs: jobs.phsa.ca/programs-and-services

PHSA is committed to employment equity and hires on the basis of merit, encouraging all qualified individuals to apply. We recognize that our ability to provide the best care for our diverse patient populations relies on a rich diversity of skills, knowledge, backgrounds and experiences, and value a safe, inclusive and welcoming environment.

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