|Job Title:||Nurse Practitioner (NP) - Quick Response Team|
|Work Site:||Vancouver Community Continuing Care - Vancouver, BC|
Regular Full Time
As soon as possible
Days off: Rotating
Come work as a Nurse Practitioner with Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH)!
Vancouver Coastal Health is looking for a Nurse Practitioner to join the Quick Response Team in Vancouver, BC. Apply today to join our team!
VCH is pleased to announce we will now reimburse Nurse Practitioners (NPs) for the cost of the Objective Structured Clinical Exam (OSCE), upon successful completion, for NP candidates who have not yet completed the exam, and who are hired into a regular or temporary position with VCH. The OSCE reimbursement is in the form of a forgivable loan, which is forgiven after one (1) year of continuous employment in a regular or temporary position with VCH.
The Quick Response Nurse Practitioner provides primary and convalescence care for frail elders and vulnerable clients that have been discharged from the ER department and acute to home, or are at home, and require home based primary care to avoid an unnecessary ER presentation. The Nurse Practitioner works independently yet is part of an interprofessional ‘Quick Response Team’ that is supported by nurses, rehab clinicians and physicians as well as a broad web of home-based primary care Nurse Pracitioners across the region. Collaborative relationships between emergency and community clinical teams are integral to improving primary care access as well as overall quality of life and care in the community.
As per the current Public Health Orders (Long Term Care/Seniors Assisted Living Provincial Health Officer Order and the Health Sector Order), as of October 26, 2021, all employees working for Vancouver Coastal Health must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19. Proof of vaccination status will be required.
As a Nurse Practitioner with VCH you will:
WHO WE ARE:
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, Bella Bella, Bella Coola, and the Central Coast. 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
Knowledge & Abilities
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.***
Thank you for your interest in Vancouver Coastal Health.