Vancouver Coastal Health

Coordinator, Long Term Care (RN/RPN)

Job Description

 

Job Title: Resident Care Coordinator (RPN/RN) 
Work Site: Evergreen House - Lions Gate Hospital, North Vancouver, BC
Status: Temporary Full Time
Start Date:

As soon as possible until approximately May 2022

Salary: $43.09 - $52.82 per hour
Hours:

0700-1500

Days off: Rotating

Reference#: 150174-eag

 

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

Vancouver Coastal Health is looking for a Registered Psychiatric Nurse OR a Registered Nurse to join the team at Evergreen House in North Vancouver, BC as a Resident Care Coordinator.

 

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 Coordinator (RPN/RN) - Long Term Care with Vancouver Coastal Health you will:

  • Provide leadership and guidance to designated staff and coordinates resident care activities in a defined area of clinical expertise.
  • Ensure a high standard of resident care by acting as a clinical resource for staff, supporting staff training and development, and providing leadership and support to the interdisciplinary team.
  • Assist the Manager/Clinical Services Coordinator with performing administrative activities and ensuring optimal use of resident care resources.
  • Consult, confer and collaborate with interdisciplinary team members, educational resources, and other health care professionals/providers to achieve excellence in resident and family centered care, education and research.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

Education & Experience

  • Current practicing registration as a Registered Nurse or Registered Psychiatric Nurse with the British Columbia College of Nursing and Midwives (BCCNM).

  • Three (3) years' recent, related experience in the designated clinical area including one (1) year's administrative/supervisory experience and one (1) year’s clinical teaching experience or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

Knowledge & Abilities

  • Comprehensive knowledge of Nursing theory and practice within a resident/family centered model of care.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of the BCCNM standards for nursing practice.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of evidence based nursing practice related to designated clinical area.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of other health care disciplines and their role in resident care.
  • Demonstrated ability to provide leadership, supervision, work direction and consultation.
  • Demonstrated ability to teach, demonstrate, facilitate and coach.
  • Broad knowledge of research process and methodology.
  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively as a member of an interdisciplinary team.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate (orally and in writing) and deal effectively with residents and their families, coworkers, physicians, other health care staff, and staff of external agencies.
  • Demonstrated ability to adjust to unexpected events, problem-solve, set priorities and deal with conflict.
  • Demonstrated skill in clinical techniques and the use of applicable equipment and supplies.
  • Demonstrated skill in CPR techniques.
  • Demonstrated computer skills including the ability to effectively use computerized resident care information system.
  • Demonstrated physical ability to perform the duties of the position.

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 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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