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Registered Nurse-Solid Organ Transplant - Post-Assessment

Registered Nurse-Solid Organ Transplant - Post-Assessment

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Job Description

Job Title: Registered Nurse-Solid Organ Transplant (Post-Assessment)
Work Site: Vancouver General Hospital
Status: Regular Part Time - Baseline (0.6 FTE)
Start Date: As Soon As Possible
Salary: $33.56 - $44.06 per hour
Hours: Wed, Thurs and Fri: 730-1530
Reference#: 104472-etr


Practices in accordance with the standards of professional practice and code of ethics as outlined by the College of Registered Nurses of British Columbia (CRNBC) as well as within a client and family centred care model and the vision and values of the organization. Assesses clients post solid organ transplantation requiring/requesting admission to the Solid Organ Transplant (SOT) Clinic and coordinates interdisciplinary assessment and follow-up treatment throughout their lifespan. Plans, implements and reviews client education using experience and knowledge of content area and adult education principles. Consults, confers and collaborates with team members and other health care givers in addressing health issues of this client group. Participates on various internal and external multidisciplinary committees as a representative of transplant services. Reviews literature, analyses trends and recommends changes to modify current nursing practices for this client group.


Education & Experience

  • Current practicing registration with the College of Registered Nurses of British Columbia (CRNBC).
  • Completion of two (2) years' recent, related experience including one years experience in adult patient education or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience. 

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Knowledge of nursing theory and practice within a client and family centred model of care.
  • Knowledge of the CRNBC standards for nursing practice.
  • Knowledge of adult education principles and methods.
  • Knowledge of evidence-based clinical practice related to solid organ transplantation.
  • Knowledge of research process and methodology.
  • Knowledge of other health care disciplines and their role in client care.
  • Demonstrated ability to function as a team member, leader and facilitator.
  • Demonstrated ability to teach, demonstrate technique, and facilitate learning with clients.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively with interdisciplinary team members, clients and their families, both one-on-one and in groups.
  • Demonstrated listening and information seeking skills that promote communication and lead to a co-operative approach to problem solving within a multidisciplinary setting.
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and in collaboration with others.
  • Demonstrated ability to provide effective consultation.
  • Demonstrated ability to organize, establish workload priorities in collaboration with others and meet deadlines.
  • Demonstrated skill in CPR techniques.
  • Physical ability to perform the duties of the position.
  • Demonstrated skill in the use of equipment, and in techniques appropriate to the education and treatment of clients post transplantation.
  • Computer literacy with word processing and patient information systems skills.

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 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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