Vancouver Coastal Health

Intake Nurse (RN)

Job Description

Job Title: Intake Nurse (RN)
Work Site: Home Health Administration, Central Community Health Centre - North Vancouver, BC
Status: Casual
Start Date: As soon as possible
Salary: $35.53 - $46.65 per hour


Days off: Saturday, Sunday, Monday, and Statutory holidays

Reference#: 130337-eag


Come work as an Intake Nurse with Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH)!

Vancouver Coastal Health is looking for a Registered Nurse to join the Home Health team at Central Community Health Centre as an Intake Nurse. Apply today to join our team!


As an Intake Nurse with Vancouver Coastal Health you will:

  • Conduct the centralized intake functions for the designated site/program services to ensure linkages between client and the appropriate resources occurs.
  • Perform initial screening, triage and referrals based on client needs, urgency of request and best practices to determine the appropriate treatment and educates and provides consultation to client/family.
  • Provide information to health providers and the general public, and establish and enhance relationships/communication within the designated program services and other community resources.
  • Prepare and maintain client records, maintain and provide accurate intake/referral data and statistics, and participate in team meetings and continuing education.
  • Engage in on-going team planning and quality improvement.


Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH) is a world class innovator in medical care, research and teaching, delivering service to more than one million BC residents living in Vancouver, Vancouver's North Shore, Richmond, the Sea-to-Sky Highway, Sunshine Coast, and the Central Coast (Bella Bella and Bella Coola.) 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. At our core, we are a people-focused organization where entrepreneurial spirit runs deep, and opportunity exists for all those who see themselves in the transformation of health care as we know it.



Education & Experience

  • Current practicing registration as a Registered Nurse with the BC College of Nurses and Midwives (BCCNM).
  • Three (3) years recent related experience in the designated program area.

Knowledge & Abilities

  • Broad knowledge of nursing theory and practice within a client and family centred care model.
  • Broad knowledge of the BC College of Nurses and Midwives (BCCNM) standards of practice for nursing.
  • Broad knowledge of other facilities and community resources.
  • Broad knowledge of other health care disciplines and their role in client care.
  • Broad knowledge of adult education principles, methods and tools.
  • Physical ability to perform the duties of the position.
  • Demonstrated computer literacy to operate a computerized client care information system and word processing, spreadsheet, Internet and e-mail software.

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 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.***

Thank you for your interest in Vancouver Coastal Health.



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