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Registered Nurse (RN), Main Women’s Health - BC Women's Hospital & Health Centre
Registered Nurse (RN), Main Women’s Health
BC Women’s Hospital & Health Centre
The Clinic Nurse provides and coordinates outpatient nursing activities such as patient assessment, patient a teaching, clinic procedures and health promotion activities consistent with nursing scope, practice and professional standards, established policies, standards of care and philosophy at BC Women's Hospital + Health Centre. This role will be a member of the Women's Health Centre's (WHC) , a sub-specialty multidisciplinary team which focuses on first trimester complications and anomalies. It provides outpatient nursing activities such as patient assessment, patient teaching, clinic procedures and health promotion activities consistent with established clinic policies. This role will also support the Penicillin Allergy Clinic, which provides consultation and challenge testing for penicillin allergies.
This Clinic Nurse primary focus will be providing nursing care and education to patients within 3 out patient programs located at the Women's Health Centre (WHC).
• Early Pregnancy Assessment Clinic
• Recurrent Pregnancy Loss Clinic
• Penicillin Allergy Clinic
What you’ll do
- Plan and coordinate with medical staff, allied health team members and community agencies for patient care plans and assessments in the clinic. Support the delivery of care in the clinic by making adjustments in patient assignments/schedules. Utilize and implement appropriate nursing skills/techniques in the care of the ambulatory patient in the assigned clinic/program.
- Coordinate assessment and post assessment referrals, respond to patient, family and health care member’s enquiries, and liaise with other support diagnostic services/ community health services in coordinating patient referrals.
- Collect and document patient health care information including updating charts and obtaining information from community providers regarding current treatment and objectives. Maintain complete and accurate records of nursing observation, interventions, teaching and evaluation of nursing care. Maintain complete and accurate records of telephone communications as well.
- Teach patients, family members, and other caregivers by providing and explaining diagnosis and treatment information, demonstrating procedures and the use of equipment, and evaluating the overall effectiveness of the selected teaching methods.
- Participate in the orientation and continuing education of nursing and other allied healthcare staff and students by preceptoring and mentoring.
- Act as a clinical resource/support person to patients and families, nursing and health care professionals, as required.
- In consultation with other team members, plan and develop educational resources such as pamphlets, patient teaching videos, for patient and family health education.
- Contribute information as a member of the health care team in patient care reviews and conferences.
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).
- Two years recent related experience in the designated clinic setting and/or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Skills and Abilities
- Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
- Able to work in all areas of the clinic
- Ability to relate effectively to patients and their families and others.
- Ability to function as an active member of a multidisciplinary team, and function as a nursing resource.
- Ability to demonstrate effective CPR techniques.
- Ability to organize work
- Physical ability to perform the duties of the job.
- Ability to operate related equipment including applicable computer software.
- Commitment to upholding the shared responsibility of creating lasting and meaningful reconciliation in Canada as per TRC (2015) and BC's Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples Act (2019).
- Knowledge of social, economic, political and historical realities impacting indigenous communities and familiarity with Indigenous Cultural Safety and anti-racism and accompanying reports (BC DRIPA, TRC, etc.).
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, development, and recognition programs that honour the commitment and contribution of all employees.
- 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.
- PHSA is a remote work friendly employer, welcoming flexible work options to support our people (eligibility may vary, depending on position).
Job Type: Casual
Wage: $40.21 - $57.78/hour.
Location: 4500 Oak Street, Vancouver BC, V6H 2N9
Applications will be accepted until position is filled.
Hours of Work: Monday – Friday, 0800 - 1600
Requisition # 148465E
As per the current Public Health Order, full vaccination against COVID-19 is a condition of employment with PHSA as of October 26, 2021.
What we do
BC Women's Hospital & Health Centre (BCW) is dedicated to improving the health of women, newborns and families through a comprehensive range of services, research and education.
BCW 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 BCW 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.
Reconciliation is an ongoing process and a shared responsibility for all of us. The BC Governments’ unanimous passage of the Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples Act was a significant step forward in this journey—one that all health authorities are expected to support as we work in cooperation with Indigenous Peoples to establish a clear and sustainable path to lasting reconciliation. True reconciliation will take time and ongoing commitment to work with Indigenous Peoples as they move toward self-determination. Guiding these efforts Crown agencies must remain focused on creating opportunities that implement the Truth and Reconciliation Commission Mandate.