Vancouver Coastal Health

Primary Health Care Clinic Nurse (RN)

Job Description

Job Title: Primary Health Care Clinic Nurse (RN)
Work Site: Primary Care, Raven Song Community Health Centre - Vancouver, BC
Status: Regular Full Time
Start Date:

As soon as possible

Salary: $36.23 - $47.58 per hour
Hours:

0830-1630/0830-1700/0930-1800/1000-1830

Days off: Rotating

Reference#: 152340-cye

 

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

Vancouver Coastal Health is looking for a Registered Nurse to join the Primary Health Care team at the Raven Song Community Health Centre in Vancouver, BC.  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 Primary Health Care Clinic Nurse you will:

  • Provides primary health care services, including clinical nursing, health promotion and prevention, in inter-disciplinary clinic settings to clients of all ages who meet the mandate for service within the Primary Health Care Clinic.
  • Consult, confer and collaborate with interdisciplinary team members, educational resources and other health care professionals/providers in the coordination of health services for clients and in the achievement of excellence in client-centered care and education.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Education & Experience

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

  • Two years’ experience that includes recent community health and clinic nursing; experience working with clients of all ages including antepartum and postpartum women, infants, children and youth or, an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Knowledge & Abilities

  • Comprehensive knowledge of community health nursing theory and practice within a client and family centred model of care.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of the British Columbia College of Nurses and Midwives (BCCNM) standards of practice for registered nurses.
  • Working knowledge of normal growth and development, family theory, multicultural health issues and practices, principles of health education/promotion, and determinants of health and community development practices.
  • Working knowledge of maternal/infant/early childhood and family health and communicable disease control including sexually transmitted diseases.
  • Working knowledge of immunization protocols.
  • Working knowledge of facilitation, mediation, and conflict resolution techniques and demonstrated analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to provide community health and clinical nursing strategies to a variety of client groups in multiple settings.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of community resources available for client/family support and related health services.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of other health care disciplines and their role in patient care.
  • Broad knowledge of research process and methodology.
  • Demonstrated skill in CPR techniques.
  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively as a member of an interdisciplinary team.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate orally and in writing.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate with, and deal effectively with, co-workers, physicians, other health care staff, clients and their families, and outside agencies.
  • Demonstrated ability to adjust to new or unexpected events.
  • Demonstrated ability to plan, organize and prioritize work.
  • Demonstrated skill in the use of medical equipment and supplies appropriate to clinic nursing.
  • Demonstrated ability to critically read and utilize current health research in evidence based practice.
  • Demonstrated physical ability to perform the duties of the position.
  • Basic computer literacy.
  • Ability to operate related equipment.
  • 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 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.

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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