Vancouver Coastal Health

Home Care Nurse HSCL Team

Job Description

Job Title: Home Care Nurse HSCL Team
Work Site: G.F. Strong Rehabilitation Clinic, Vancouver, BC
Status: Casual
Start Date: As soon as possible
Salary: $43.09 - $52.82 per hour
Hours:

0800-1600

Days off:  Rotating

Reference#: 150451-cye

 

Come work as a Home Care Nurse with Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH)!

Vancouver Coastal Health is looking for a Registered Nurse  to join the G.F. Strong Rehabilitation Clinic (HSCL) team as a Home Care Nurse.  Apply today to join our team!

 

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 Home Care Nurse with VCH you will:

  • Provide client care coordination including planning, delivering and evaluating the care needs of adults with developmental disability in community settings including group homes, day programs and family care homes.
  • Initiate referrals to other professionals or agencies where required.
  • Provide education and counseling to clients/families.
  • Provide information and guidance to other caregivers and health providers.
  • Collaborate with interdisciplinary team members, with the Ministry of Children and Family Development Team and Contracted Providers, educational resources and other health care professionals/providers to achieve excellence in health services and education.


QUALIFICATIONS:

Education & Experience
Current practicing registration as a Registered Nurse with the British Columbia College of Nurses and Midwives (BCCNM).
Experience working with clients with developmental disability and preferably a minimum 2 years of recent experience as a community health nurse or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience. Current Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) certificate is required. Valid B.C. driver’s license. Local area travel requires the use of a personal vehicle for which mileage reimbursement will be paid. An ability to speak a second language may be required.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
Working knowledge of community health.
Working knowledge of developmental disability and geriatric/palliative/mental health nursing practice
Working knowledge of BCCNM's standards of practice for registered nurses.
Working knowledge of life-span development, family theory, multicultural health practices, principles of health education/promotion, and determinants of health.
Demonstrated abilities in facilitation, mediation, and conflict resolution techniques, and demonstrated analytical and problem solving skills.
Demonstrated abilities in client advocacy
Demonstrated discharge planning and/or case coordination.
Demonstrated ability in conducting physical/mental/psychosocial/functional and environmental assessments.
Demonstrated ability to prepare and maintain a variety of charts, records and reports related to work.
Demonstrated ability to independently plan, organize and prioritize workload and adapt to a changing caseload.
Demonstrated ability to plan/deliver in-services to individuals and groups.
Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing.
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships.
Ability to work effectively in an interdisciplinary team environment and on committees with key stakeholders.
An ability to critically read and utilize current health research.
Basic computer literacy.
Ability to carry out the physical demands of the job.

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.

Why Join Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH):

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

Diversity, equity and inclusion are essential to delivering exceptional care and building a great place to work. At VCH, we value and accommodate unique differences to ensure that our staff and medical staff (both current and prospective) have the opportunity and are supported to thrive.

To build a strong and representative workforce, we are seeking candidates who will contribute to a caring and inclusive culture. We encourage applications from members of communities that are disadvantaged on any grounds under the B.C. Human Rights Code, including Indigenous Peoples, people of colour, people of all genders and sexualities and people with disabilities.

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

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.

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