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Nurse Clinician, Nursing Ambulatory Clinic - BC Children's Hospital

Nurse Clinician, Nursing Ambulatory Clinic

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 provides and coordinates nursing practice activities such as patient assessment, patient and family teaching and health promotion activities in a defined clinical area, consistent with established policies, standards of practice and philosophy at British Columbia’s Children’s Hospital. 

What you’ll do


  • Initiate and coordinate assessment and post assessment referrals; responds to patient, family and health care member enquiries and liaises with other support diagnostic/health services in coordinating patient referrals.
  • Collaborate with nursing staff, medical staff, health care disciplines and community agencies/services to plan patient care in the clinic and community setting.
  • Consult with nursing staff, nursing instructors and students to plan, implement and evaluate nursing care for patients and families.
  • Promote and implement teaching for patients and families about illness prevention, maintenance and health promotion.
  • Participate in the orientation and continuing education of nursing staff and students by role modeling and preceptoring.
  • Consult with educational resources such as in-house/external agencies in developing and implementing continuing education and professional nursing practice development for BCCH nursing staff.
  • Act as a clinical nursing resource person for patients, families, nursing staff, health care professionals and community agencies/services.
  • In consultation with other team members, plan and develop educational resources such as pamphlets and patient teaching videos for patient and family health education.


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) years’ recent related clinical nursing experience which includes ambulatory care or community health service experience or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.


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: Temporary, Full-Time (Until January 1, 2023)
Wage: $43.09 to $52.82 per hour
Location: 4500 Oak Street, Vancouver BC, V6H 2N9
Hours of Work: Monday to Friday; Variable; 0800-1600
Requisition # 129114


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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