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Nurse Clinician, Neurology - BC Children's Hospital

Nurse Clinician, Neurology

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 Nurse Clinician ensures the delivery of nursing practice activities such as patient assessment, nursing staff and patient/family education, and health promotion activities for children and adolescents with neurological disorders and is responsible for assigning direct care responsibilities to other staff in accordance with established policies, standards, procedures and philosophy at British Columbia Children’s Hospital and CRNBC.


What you’ll do

 

  • Oversee the delivery of care for the neurology patient population by coordinating patient care delivery, ensuring provision of direct patient care for patients, making adjustments in patient assignments/schedules with accountability for follow-up and patient outcomes.
  • Initiate and coordinate assessment and post assessment referrals; respond to patient, family, and health care member’s enquiries; and liaise with other support and diagnostic health services in coordinating patient referrals.
  • Collaborate with nursing staff, medical staff, health care disciplines, and community agencies to plan patient care in the clinic and community setting.
  • Promote and implement teaching for patients, families, and other care team members regarding the various neurological disorders, complications, and modes of management as well as health maintenance and health promotion.
  • Act as clinical nursing resource in identifying and providing education for patients, families, nursing staff, health care professionals, community agencies/services, and schools, providing information based on specialized theory and practice.
  • Participate in the orientation and continuing education of nursing staff and students by role modeling, preceptoring and participation in formal teaching of education sessions through lecture and demonstration and evaluation to ensure that materials have been learned correctly.

 

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).
  • Three (3) to five (5) years recent related clinical nursing experience including ambulatory care experience and/or community health care experience or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
  • CPR – basic level 1

 

You also have the ability to:

  • Communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing.
  • Relate effectively to children and their families.
  • Make decisions in an independent manner in a clinical setting.
  • Function as an active member of a multi-disciplinary team and function as a nursing resource.
  • Perform the duties of the job.
  • Operate related equipment (e.g. personal computer).

 

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: Regular, Part-Time (0.60 FTE)
Wage: $43.09 to $52.82 per hour
Location: 4500 Oak Street, Vancouver BC, V6H 2N9
Hours of Work: Monday to Wednesday (alternating days); 8:00-16:00. The focus is a newborn SMA clinic

Requisition # 133364 

 

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.

 

Learn more about PHSA and our programs: jobs.phsa.ca/programs-and-services

 

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.

 

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 September 25, 2022. 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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