Clinic Nurse/Registered Nurse (RN), CARE Program - BC Women’s Hospital + Health Centre
Clinic Nurse, CARE Program
BC Women’s Hospital + Health Centre
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. This role also participates with other members of the team in program development by providing feedback as required.
What you’ll do
- As a member of the CARE Team, provides 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.
- Provides 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.
- Educates patients prior to procedures and provides direct patient care during and post procedure. Ensures that standards of care are maintained during the administration of conscious sedation during procedures.
- Participates 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..
- Maintains related records including hand written and computerized documents such as patient records, data sheets and procedural forms.
- In collaboration with the Program Manager, participates in program and/or policy development by providing feedback on nursing policies as requested. Participates and may lead daily workflow sessions.
- Provides 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.
- Participates in the WHC emergency preparedness by checking the crash cart, participating in mock codes and emergency codes, and responding to other emergency situations as required.
What you bring
- Graduation from an approved School of Nursing with current practicing registration as an RN with the British Columbia College of Nurses and 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 will also have the ability to:
- Practice women-centered care.
- Communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.
- 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.
- Demonstrate awareness of and commitment to learning and understanding the Truth & Reconciliation Commission’s 94 Calls to Action (2015), In Plain Sight Report (2020), BC's Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples Act (2019), and other related reports.
- Commit to upholding the shared responsibility of creating lasting and meaningful reconciliation in Canada as per TRC (2015) and BC's Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples Act (2019).
- As a strong asset for consideration, we are looking for our successful candidate to have: Knowledge of social, economic, political and historical realities impacting indigenous communities and familiarity with Indigenous Cultural Safety and anti-racism and accompanying reports (BC DRIPA, TRC, etc.).
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, development, and recognition programs that honour the commitment and contribution of all employees.
- 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).
- Access to WorkPerks, a premium discount program offering a wide range of local and national discounts on electronics, entertainment, dining, travel, wellness, apparel, and more.
Job Type: Casual
Wage: $40.21 to $54.28 hourly
Location: 4500 Oak Street, Vancouver BC, V6H 2N9
Applications will be accepted until position is filled.
Hours of Work: Monday to Friday; rotating 0730-1530, 0800-1600, 0830-1630
Requisition # CAS-CAREFeb
As per the current Public Health Order, full vaccination against COVID-19 is a condition of employment with PHSA as of October 26, 2021.
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.
Reconciliation is an ongoing process and a shared responsibility for all of us. The BC Governments’ unanimous passage of the Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples Act was a significant step forward in this journey—one that all health authorities are expected to support as we work in cooperation with Indigenous Peoples to establish a clear and sustainable path to lasting reconciliation. True reconciliation will take time and ongoing commitment to work with Indigenous Peoples as they move toward self-determination. Guiding these efforts Crown agencies must remain focused on creating opportunities that implement the Truth and Reconciliation Commission Mandate.
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