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Clinic Nurse, CARE Program - BC Women's Hospital + Health Centre

Clinic Nurse, CARE Program

BC Women’s Hospital + Health Centre

Vancouver BC

 

As per the current Public Health Order, full vaccination against COVID-19 is a condition of employment with PHSA as of October 26, 2021.

 

The Clinic Nurse provides nursing care to patients within the CARE Program. As part of the role, the RN works as a member of the CARE Program’s multi-disciplinary team and provides outpatient nursing activities such as patient assessment, patient teaching, clinic procedures and health promotion activities consistent with established clinic policies.


What you’ll do

  • As a member of the CARE Team, provide patient care through the provision of education and support to patients in the Program around issues related to their procedure and/or treatment. Works collaboratively with medical staff and other multi-disciplinary health care team members to assist in ensuring effective, evidence-based &high-quality patient-centred care.
  • Provide clinical nursing support and care for patients including: preparation of patient for pregnancy termination, administration and provision of conscious sedation, and managing recovering patients after conscious sedation for patients who have had pregnancy terminations.
  • Educate patients prior to procedures and provide direct patient care during and post procedure.
  • Ensure that standards of care are maintained during the administration of conscious sedation during procedures.
  • Participate in streamlining and adjusting procedure appointments and surgical slate to ensure patients are cared for in a safe and efficient manner. This process includes reviewing the patients history noting allergies, risk factors, and medications etc..
  • Maintain related records including hand written and computerized documents such as patient records, data sheets and procedural forms.
  • In collaboration with the Program Manager, participate in program and/or policy development by providing feedback on nursing policies as requested.
  • Participate and may lead daily workflow sessions.
  • Provide input to the Program Manager or delegate, regarding policies, procedures and operational requirements by observing service needs and providing spoken or written suggestions which address patient and family needs and promote effective use of resources.

 

What you bring

 

  • Graduation from an approved School of Nursing with current practicing registration as an RN with the British Columbia College of Nurses & Midwives (BCCNM).
  • Two (2) years of recent related clinical nursing experience in maternity/gyne or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
  • Completion of a recognized conscious sedation training course or previous experience providing conscious sedation.

 

You also have:

  • Demonstrated ability to practice women-centered care.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.
  • Ability to demonstrate effective CPR techniques.
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and as a member of a multidisciplinary team.
  • Ability to operate related equipment.
  • Physical ability to perform the duties of the position.

 

 

What we bring

 

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 professional development opportunities through our in-house training programs, including +2,000 courses, such as our San’yas Indigenous Cultural Safety Training course, or Core Linx for Leadership roles.
  • PHSA is a remote work friendly employer, welcoming flexible work options to support our people (eligibility may vary, depending on position).
  • Perks include access to fitness classes and discounts to 350 BC-wide recreational programs, travel, technology, car and bike sharing, and more.

 

Job Type: Casual
Wage:
$36.23 to $47.58 per hour
Location:
4500 Oak Street, Vancouver BC, V6H 2N9

Hours of Work: Monday-Thursday; staggered hours
Requisition #
117132

 

What we do

BC Women's Hospital & Health Centre (BCW) is dedicated to improving the health of women, newborns and families through a comprehensive range of services, research and education. BCW is part of the Provincial Health Services Authority (PHSA).

 

The Provincial Health Services Authority (PHSA) plans, manages 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 and BCW are committed to employment equity, 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, background and experience, and value a safe, inclusive and welcoming environment.

 

 

ATTN: PHSA Employees:

 

To be considered as a PHSA employee (internal applicant) for this position, you must apply online via your internal profile at http://internaljobs.phsa.ca    

 

Please note the internal job posting will no longer be accessible after the expiry date of November 7, 2021. If the internal job posting has expired, please contact the Internal Jobs Help Desk and advise that you would like to be considered as a late internal applicant for this position. Please do not apply for the external job posting.

 

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