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Community Access/Transition Nurse, Vancouver Island Regional Correctional Centre, Victoria, BC
Casual Community Access/Transition Nurse, Victoria BC $36.23 to $47.58
PHSA together with BC Mental Health and Substance Use Services (BCMHSUS) took on responsibility for the delivery of health care services in BC Corrections facilities in October 2017. PHSA is mandated to improve the quality and continuity of care for clients across the province during their time in correctional facilities and as they reintegrate into the community. This will help to improve access to primary health care, as well as mental health and substance use supports for inmates, key needs that have been identified not just in BC, but internationally.
The Provincial Health Services Authority (PHSA) plans, manages and evaluates selected specialty and province wide health care services across BC, working with the five geographic health authorities to deliver province-wide solutions that improve the health of British Columbians. PHSA embodies values that reflect a commitment to excellence. These include: Respect people • Be compassionate • Dare to innovate • Cultivate partnerships • Serve with purpose
What you'll do:
- The Community Access/Transition Nurse serves as the primary communication link between Correctional Health Services and provincial and community programs/services/agencies. In collaboration with other members of the inter-professional treatment team, clients and their families, this position plans for the transition of primary care needs from the Correctional Centre to the community. Works with the interdisciplinary team in the Primary Care setting. Performs job duties through a Trauma Informed Care and Indigenous Cultural lens.
What you bring:
- Graduation from an approved School of Nursing with current practicing registration as a Registered Nurse with the British Columbia College of Nursing Professionals (BCCNP).
- Two years recent, related experience in acute or primary care or community health nursing or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
- Successful completion of Occupational First Aid II (OFA II) (or OFA III techniques for positions at Ford Mountain Correctional Centre)
What's in it for you:
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 more than 2,000 in-house training programs.
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