|Job Title:||Nurse, Integrated Care Team - DTES|
|Work Site:||Downtown Community Health Centre - DTES|
|Status:||Regular Full Time|
|Start Date:||As Soon As Possible|
|Salary:||$33.40 - $43.84 per hour|
|Hours:||Shifts vary between 0830-2030|
For more information on Downtown Community Health Centre, check out this link: Downtown CHC
In accordance with the Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH) Strategic Framework and True North Goal’s vision for the Downtown Eastside (DTES) Second Generation Strategy, the Nurse works to address client and family centred care needs supported by an integrated health service team and delivery model. Practices within the Scope of Practice and Professional/Practice Standards of the College of Registered Nurses of British Columbia (CRNBC) or the College of Registered Psychiatric Nurses of British Columbia (CRNBC) respectively; and within VCH policies, guidelines, and clinical practice documents. Works collaboratively to coordinate and develop a plan of care across multiple sites, clinics, and services within an integrated health service delivery model and interdisciplinary care team that includes primary care; mental health and substance use; private General Practitioner (GP) partners; and other Community Care Services. Cares for clients and families who are experiencing health challenges such as, but not limited to, end of life, chronic disease, mental health and substance use and are adversely affected by the social determinants of health to establish and coordinates a plan of care and support transitions between services. Uses health management and/or self-care management principles to conduct physical and mental health assessments, identify problems, address issues or variances from the plan of care in collaboration with the entire interdisciplinary team and any other health care services involved. Acts as a resource for the DTES integrated team by providing information and nursing support based on nursing theory and practice related to clients with complex health care needs. Provides direct care activities such as assessing, planning, implementing, evaluating and documenting client care as part of the Integrated Care Team and collaboratively with other Community Care Services. Establishes, maintains and enhances therapeutic relationships based on respect.
Education & Experience
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
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.
Only short-listed applicants will be contacted for this posting.
***Employees of VCH must apply via the Internal Application Process. Refer to the staffpostings.vch.ca 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.***
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