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COVID-19 Nurse Supervisor - BC Centre for Disease Control

COVID-19 Nurse Supervisor

BC Centre for Disease Control

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 COVID-19 Nurse Supervisor, is responsible for the daily operation of the assigned area and provides leadership and guidance to designated staff.

What you’ll do

  • Assist the Clinical Services Coordinator (CSC) in the coordination of staffing/scheduling activities by establishing work priorities that ensure clients are seen in a timely and efficient manner; provide input into staff evaluations based on agreed goals, objectives and performance standards; participate in identifying and recommending training/development courses based on regular assessments of staff skill levels; participate in the selection process for recruitment of clinic nurses and coordination of clinical skills orientation of new employees; participate in the planning, coordination, evaluation and reporting of activities; act as a clinical resource and mentor for nurses; and share in the responsibility with the Senior Practice Lead for conducting regular staff meetings.
  • Monitor client flow, manage client complaints and concerns, complete incident reporting and follow up, and ensure adequate and efficient support services.
  • Act as an information resource to public and healthcare providers by fielding enquiries related to the communicable disease area, interpreting recommended testing and treatment guidelines to healthcare professionals, providing consultation support to community health nurses, and consulting with clients and healthcare professionals regarding specific concerns related to the designated communicable disease.
  • Critically evaluate clinical and operational workflows when presented with changing communicable disease recommendations or organizational mandates.
  • Identify gaps in program’s ability to deliver service and care, escalate or disseminate information as appropriate.
  • Provide screening, diagnostic, or prophylactic services to clients in an effort to prevent and control infection and disease.
  • Maintain client records, follow up with test results, interview clients, take relevant history, screen and taking specimens necessary for diagnostic confirmation; administer appropriate treatment, counsel regarding medications, arranges follow-up, with other health professionals, locates resources for clients as indicated; and make on-the-spot health evaluations and determining when to seek physician advice.
  • Participate in management, education and research activities by attending appropriate committee meetings such as division management and clinical leadership meetings, and providing input into education activity planning and research project planning.


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).
  • Three (3) years recent related nursing experience including two (2) years in a supervisory capacity with direct reports, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
  • Travel outside of existing geographic area may be required, and will be compensated in accordance with applicable collective agreement language.


You also have:

  • Comprehensive knowledge in public health programs, and possessing a broad knowledge of BC’s health care system.
  • Extensive and up to date knowledge of the BCCDC.
  • Demonstrated ability to use independent judgment and to work as part of a committee, work group, and team.
  • Demonstrated ability to model and foster a positive, collaborative, and respectful team working environment.
  • Demonstrated ability to provide clinical and administrative supervision and consultation.
  • Demonstrated ability to provide leadership, supervision and work direction, and to teach, demonstrate, facilitate and coach.
  • Demonstrated excellent analytical, organizational and communication skills, both verbally and in writing.


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 Full-Time (until March 31, 2022)
$43.09 to $52.82/hour
655 West 12th Avenue, Vancouver BC, V5Z 4R4

Hours of Work: Rotating Schedule; 0830-1630
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What we do

The BC Centre for Disease Control (BCCDC) is dedicated to preventing and controlling communicable diseases and promoting environmental health for the province of BC. BCCDC 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 BCCDC 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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