|Job Title:||Nurse Case Manager (RPN/RN)|
|Work Site:||Home Health, South Health Unit - Vancouver, BC|
|Status:||Regular Full Time|
|Start Date:||As soon as possible|
|Salary:||$34.83 - $45.73 per hour|
|Hours:||0830-1630, with Saturday, Sunday, and statutory holidays off|
ABOUT HOME HEALTH PROGRAMS:
Home Health programs provide a range of health care and support services to people living in the community who have acute, chronic, palliative or rehabilitative health care needs.
THE CLIENT POPULATION:
Home Health clients typically have on-going health issues and/or complex personal and/or social issues, requiring care planning and coordination of appropriate resources. Clients include frail elderly, younger clients with disabilities, and adults with chronic illnesses requiring supports to maintain/promote independence. South serves the southern part of the city including Fraserview, Killarney, Oakridge-Marpole and Sunset neighbourhoods.
The Case Manager manages a select population of eligible clients who are chronically ill or have long term physical disabilities. Uses chronic disease management and self-care management principles to conduct assessments, identify problems, address issues or variances from the plan of care in collaboration with the appropriate physician, interdisciplinary team member and/or community agency. Within a multidisciplinary team context provides continuity of care across the continuum by liaising with interdisciplinary team members, coordinating, implementing clinical interventions, evaluating client outcomes based on client goals for care, coordinating ongoing care and supporting transition. Develops and maintains formal General Practitioner Partnerships as appropriate and in accordance with CHA service delivery model. Acts as a clinical resource for the interdisciplinary team by providing information based on nursing theory and practice related to clients with complex health care needs. Consults, confers, and collaborates with multidisciplinary team members, physicians, educational resources and other health care professionals to achieve excellence in client-centred education and research.
Practices within a comprehensive case management model and within the context of a client and family centred care model and in accordance with the British Columbia College of Nursing Professionals (BCCNP) standards of professional practice and Code of Ethics for registered nurses or registered psychiatric nurses, the framework of departmental regulations and Community Health Nursing practice, and the established vision and values of the organization.
Education & Experience
Knowledge & Abilities
This posting has been posted internally and externally concurrently. External applicants will be considered after internals.
The hours of work including days off and work area may be subject to change consistent with operational requirements and the provision of the Collective Agreement and applicable statutes.
Only short-listed applicants will be contacted for this posting.
***Employees of VCH must apply via the Internal Application Process. Refer to the https://my.vch.ca/working-here/job-postings site for How to Apply instructions. Current VCH employees who apply to this posting using this external site will be considered as an external candidate. Seniority will not apply.***
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