Vancouver Coastal Health

Clinical Educator (RN) - Nursing - Critical Care

Job ID 2024-119134
City Vancouver
Work Location
VGH 12th & Oak
Short Stay Unit
Home Worksite
02 - UBC Hospital
Labour Agreement
Nurses' Bargaining Association
200 - Nurses BCNU
Position Type
Job Status
Regular Part-Time
Standard Hours / Week
Job Category
Salary Grade
Min Hourly
CAD $49.20/Hr.
Max Hourly
CAD $63.47/Hr.
Shift Times
Days Off
Monday, Saturday, Stats, Sunday, Tuesday
Position Start Date
As soon as possible


The salary range for this position is CAD $49.20/Hr. - CAD $63.47/Hr.

Job Summary

Come work as a Clinical Educator with Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH)! 

Vancouver Coastal Health is looking for a Registered Nurse (RN)/Clinical Nursing Educator to join the Short Stay Unit at UBC Hospital. Apply today to join our team!


Join our caring community at UBC Hospital, located on the beautiful University of British Columbia campus in Vancouver. Surrounded by lush forest on three sides and ocean on the fourth, UBCH is located in a growing community. It is within walking distance to many beaches and Pacific Spirit Park which offers a network of trails contained in more than 750 hectares of forest. With its ideal location on the west side of the city, the population on this vibrant campus is growing exponentially. As its own mini-city within itself, UBC has its fair share of local restaurants and cafes, grocery stores, recreation sites, new real estate developments, three new schools (elementary and high school) being built and even its own Fire and RCMP departments. Many people and families call this unique location home.


As a Clinical Educator with Vancouver Coastal Health you will:

  • Provide clinical education services, including individual and group learning assessments, planning, implementing and evaluating education programs and resources using specialized theory and knowledge of critical care and adult education principles.
  • Coordinate education program delivery and related activities required for progressive educational programs, training and staff development.
  • Consult, confer, and collaborate with program team, Clinical Education team, and other Educators in the promotion of continuous quality improvement related to educational programming, resolution of clinical education issues; takes corrective action with respect to individual and group learning needs.
  • Participate in strategic planning and assist in achieving team goals and mission by identifying trends and opportunities, setting priorities, consulting and providing input/recommendations, especially as they relate to education.
  • Act as a resource for nurses and other health care providers in the Hospital and the community via consultation, inservices and presentations using specialized knowledge of theory and skills in critical care clinical practice.
  • Provide direct client care as necessary.


Education & Experience

  • Current practicing registration as a Registered Nurse with the British Columbia College of Nurses and Midwives (BCCNM).
  • Three (3) years' recent, related nursing experience in a tertiary-level critical care environment, including one year's experience in clinical teaching and/or group facilitation or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
  • Valid BC Driver’s License required. Local area travel may require use of own vehicle.

Knowledge, Skills & Abillities

  • Broad knowledge of nursing science theory, and practice within a patient centred care model
  • Comprehensive knowledge of critical care nursing practice
  • Broad knowledge of hospital policies, procedures, and standards of care
  • Broad knowledge of the standards of practice and guidelines for clinical practitioners established by the BCCNP
  • Demonstrated knowledge of other health care disciplines and their role in patient care
  • Demonstrated ability to teach, demonstrate, facilitate and coach
  • Demonstrated ability to use critical thinking in approach to teaching
  • Demonstrated ability to develop and deliver educational programs and material
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate with, and deal effectively with co-workers, physicians, other health care staff and patients and their families, either one-on-one and in groups
  • Demonstrated ability to function as a team member, leader, and facilitator
  • Demonstrated ability to provide leadership to customers
  • Demonstrated ability to establish workload priorities in collaboration with others
  • Demonstrated ability to provide effective consultation
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and in collaboration with others
  • Demonstrated ability to deal with and/or guide others in resolution of conflict issues
  • Demonstrated ability to function effectively and efficiently in emergency situations and
    guide others in order to deliver quality client care
  • Demonstrated skill in CPR techniques
  • Physical ability to perform the duties and responsibilities of the position
  • Skill in the use of equipment, and in techniques appropriate to critical care nursing practice
  • Basic computer literacy to operate a computerized patient information system

Closing Statement

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.  Successful applicants may be required to complete a Criminal Records Review Check.

As per the current Public Health Orders, as of October 5, 2023, all employees working for Vancouver Coastal Health must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 or have received a single dose of the most-recent, updated COVID-19 vaccine. Proof of vaccination status will be required.


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.

  • Comprehensive health benefits package, including MSP, extended health and dental and municipal pension plan
  • Grow your career with employer-paid training and leadership development opportunities
  • Wellness supports, including counselling, critical incident and innovative wellness services are available to employees and their immediate families
  • Award-winning recognition programs to honour staff, medical staff and volunteers
  • Access to exclusive discount offers and deals for VCH staff

Equity, diversity, and inclusion are essential to our goals of creating a great place to work and delivering exceptional care. We acknowledge and accommodate unique differences and ensure special measures are in place so that all prospective and current employees are given an opportunity to succeed.

We are committed to building a representative workforce and encourage applications reflecting diversity of sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, racialization or ancestry, disability, political belief, religion, marital or family status, age, and/or status as a First Nation, Metis, Inuit, or Indigenous person.

Vancouver Coastal Health is proud to be recognized as one of Canada's Top 100 Employers in 2024.

Only short-listed applicants will be contacted for this posting.

***Employees of VCH must apply online via the Internal Career Portal on CareerHub, you are currently viewing the External Career Portal. Refer to the site for instructions on how to view internal job postings and how to apply as an employee. 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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