Job Posting

Nurse (RPN/RN) - Integrated Care Team - Downtown Eastside

Salary: $36.23 - $47.58/Hourly
Job Type: Part Time, Permanent
Start Date: As soon as possible

Language: English
Minimum Education: Bachelor's Degree
Positions Available: 1

NOC Group: Registered Nurses (3152)
NOC Job Title: Nurse
Expires in 47 days
Expires: 2021-07-31
Last Updated: 2021-05-11

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Job Number: 672227




Job Location(s)

Vancouver, British Columbia

Job Description

Vancouver Coastal Health is looking for a Registered Psychiatric Nurse OR Registered Nurse to join the Integrated Care Team at the Downtown Community Health Centre. 

As a Nurse with VCH, you will:

  • Work to address client and family centred care needs supported by an integrated health service team and delivery model.
  • Work collaboratively to coordinate and develop a plan of care across multiple sites, clinics, and services within an integrated health service delivery model and interdisciplinary care team that includes primary care; mental health and substance use; private General Practitioner (GP) partners; and other Community Care Services.
  • Care for clients and families who are experiencing health challenges such as, but not limited to:
    • end of life,
    • chronic disease,
    • mental health and substance use
    • and are adversely affected by the social determinants of health to establish and coordinates a plan of care and support transitions between services.
  • Use health management and/or self-care management principles to conduct physical and mental health assessments, identify problems, address issues or variances from the plan of care in collaboration with the entire interdisciplinary team and any other health care services involved.
  • Act as a resource for the Downtown Eastside (DTES) integrated team by providing information and nursing support based on nursing theory and practice related to clients with complex health care needs.
  • Provide direct care activities such as assessing, planning, implementing, evaluating and documenting client care as part of the Integrated Care Team and collaboratively with other Community Care Services.
  • Establish, maintain and enhance therapeutic relationships based on respect.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

Education & Experience

  • Current practicing registration as a Registered Nurse or Registered Psychiatric Nurse with the BC College of Nurses and Midwives (BCCNM).
  • Two (2) years’ recent related experience providing care through a holistic mental health, substance use and primary care lens or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
  • Valid BC Drivers License preferred.

Knowledge & Abilities

  • Comprehensive knowledge of other health care disciplines and their role in client care.
  • Demonstrated ability in dealing with a variety of situations and responsibilities requiring initiative, creativity and professional judgment.
  • Knowledge of the principles and practices of a client and family centered recovery model in mental illness.
  • RNs to have a willingness to obtain certified skills (i.e. contraceptive management, assessment/ treatment of sexually transmissible infections) at the discretion of the manager.
     

WHY JOIN VANCOUVER COASTAL HEALTH?

VCH is a world class innovator in medical care, research and teaching, delivering service to more than one million BC residents. At VCH, we embrace thinking boldly, taking smart risks, and "going first" when we believe it will lead to the best possible outcomes for patients and their families. We invite you to join us in creating healthy lives in healthy communities by showcasing our passion for care, connection to the communities we serve and our culture of teamwork that makes VCH a great place to work.

VCH is proud to be recognized as a Best Place to Work in Canada in 2021 by Glassdoor and Forbes.
 


How to Apply

Expiring: Jul 31, 2021