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Clinical Educator, Adolescent Psychiatry - BC Children's Hospital

Clinical Educator, Adolescent Psychiatry

BC Children’s Hospital

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 Clinical Educator collaborates across programs, utilizes evidence-informed practice and education theory; promotes and models family centered care, Trauma Informed model of care, supports the development of quality education activities; and delivers formal group or individual educational activities to staff that will achieve the most effective outcomes. This position will be providing education on MH Act.

What you’ll do

  • Responsible for education development for designated clinical programs utilizing educational/curriculum theory and knowledge of specialized clinical practice to design, develop, implement and evaluate clinical education programs for team members in collaboration with the Program Director or designate and interdisciplinary team members; education programs including orientation/training programs for new team members, educational support programs, continuing education sessions, cross program/site programs, and cross-cultural caring programs.
  • Foster a climate of continual learning and facilitates learning by coaching and acting as a clinical resource and demonstrates expertise and leadership in nursing practice through methods such as reviewing literature and developments in trauma informed interventions, consulting with community experts, evaluating clinical practice systems/standards, identifying new theories/trends/education programs, incorporation new technology and equipment, developing new/revised standards and presenting educational sessions based upon specialized body of knowledge to enhance quality patient care.
  • Identify, develop and implement customized learning plans, in collaboration with the Program Director or delegate (Clinical Resource Nurse, Clinical Nurse Coordinator) to meet individual learning needs of staff allowing a nurse to achieve the desired level of competency related to knowledge, skills, attitudes and clinical judgments.
  • Provide direct clinical instruction to new and existing staff as required and facilitates learning by role modeling direct patient care skills and practices to staff in a classroom or at designated workstation, promoting skill development, observing staff while performing patient care, including documentation practices, and providing feedback to ensure care is provided according to program standards and clinical practice guidelines.
  • Provide consultation to staff regarding professional development, clinical education and/or career planning by maintaining interpersonal contact and observation, providing verbal and written feedback for the individual to continue competency development, meeting with team members on a one-to-one basis and recommending educational programs/resources and facilitating development of learning and/or professional growth plans with new staff.


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).
  • Three (3) years of recent related clinical experience in the designated clinical area, including one (1) year in an educational or leadership role, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
  • Current certification in Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR).


You also have the ability to:

  • Establish educational priorities to meet identified program, organization and learner needs.
  • Plan, deliver and evaluate educational programs.
  • Apply to principles of adult education, lifelong learning, and to apply educational theories and evidence to teaching practices.
  • Assess individual and group learning needs, develop and deliver teaching/learning modalities and education materials that promote best practice.
  • Prioritize and organize work independently.
  • Communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
  • Coach, teach, demonstrate, facilitate and lead.


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.
  • Enjoy a comprehensive benefits package, including municipal pension plan, and psychological health & safety programs and holistic wellness resources.
  • Annual statutory holidays (13) with generous vacation entitlement and accruement.
  • 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: Temporary, Part-Time (0.60 FTE – until July 1, 2023)
$43.09 to $52.82 per hour
4500 Oak Street, Vancouver BC, V6H 2N9
Hours of Work:
Tuesday-Thursday; 0800-1600
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What we do


BC Children’s Hospital (BCCH) provides care for the most seriously ill or injured children and youth from across British Columbia. BCCH 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.


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PHSA and BCCH 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.



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