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COVID-19 Nurse Supervisor, Clinical Prevention Services - BC Centre for Disease Control, Vancouver

COVID-19 Nurse Supervisor, Clinical Prevention Services

BC Centre for Disease Control, Vancouver - $43.09 - $52.82 per hour



What you’ll do

  • Assist the Operations Leader 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, manages 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
  • Arrange follow-up, with other health professionals, locate resources for clients as indicated; and make on-the-spot health evaluations and determining when to seek physician advice.


What you bring

  • Graduation from an approved School of Nursing with current practicing registration as an RN with the British Columbia College of Nursing Professionals (BCCNP).
  • 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 have the

  • Comprehensive knowledge of the BCCNP standards for RN nursing practice.
  • 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.


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 (12) with generous vacation entitlement and accruement.
  • Flexible work options including flextime, work locations and job sharing (eligibility will vary)
  • 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 (FTE: 0.60) until Dec 31, 2021
Wage: $43.09 - $52.82
Location: 655 West 12th Avenue, Vancouver, V5Z 4R4
Applications will be accepted until position is filled.

Hours of Work: Rotating; 0830 - 1630
Requisition # 113429, 113430



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.


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 is 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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