Vancouver Coastal Health

  • Clinical Educator, Community Health Nursing (RN) (DTES)

  • Job Description

    Job Title: Clinical Educator, Community Health Nursing (RN) (DTES)
    Work Site: Heatley Community Health Centre - DTES 
    Status: Temporary Full Time till March 2019 
    Start Date: As Soon As Possible 
    Salary: $39.91 - $48.92 per hour
    Hours: 0830-1630 Monday to Friday with Sat/Sun/Stats off 
    Reference#: 108203-slo


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    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. Provides clinical education services including individual and group learning assessments, developing, implementing and evaluating clinical education programs and resources using specialized theory and knowledge as well as teaching and learning principles and processes. Consults, confers, and collaborates with program and team members as well as other Educators, in promotion of continuous quality improvement, resolution of clinical education issues, and coordination of activities required for progressive educational and clinical practice programs; takes corrective action with respect to individual and group learning needs.


    Education & Experience
    Baccalaureate in Nursing, three years’ recent, related nursing experience relevant to the designated clinical area, including one year's related teaching experience and/or group facilitation or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience. Current practicing registration with the College of Registered Nurses of British Columbia (CRNBC). Valid BC Drivers License. Local area travel requires use of a personal vehicle for which mileage will be reimbursed.

    Knowledge & Abilities

    Broad knowledge of nursing science theory, and practice within a client/family centred care model.
    Broad knowledge of the standards of practice and guidelines for clinical practitioners established by CRNBC.
    Broad knowledge of other health care disciplines and their role in client care.
    Comprehensive knowledge of clinical practice related to treatment and care of the designated client population.
    Broad knowledge of policies, procedures, and standards of care.
    Broad knowledge of research methodology and processes.
    Demonstrated ability to teach, demonstrate, facilitate and lead.
    Demonstrated ability to use critical thinking in approach to teaching.
    Demonstrated ability to develop educational programs and material.
    Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively with co-workers, physicians, other health care staff and clients and their families, either one-on-one and in-groups.
    Demonstrated ability to function as an effective team member, leader, and facilitator.
    Demonstrated ability to provide leadership and work direction.
    Demonstrated ability to promote a creative learning environment.
    Demonstrated ability to establish workload priorities in collaboration with others.
    Demonstrated ability to provide effective consultation.
    Demonstrated ability to work independently and in collaboration with others.
    Physical ability to perform the duties and responsibilities of the position.
    Skill in the use of equipment and in techniques appropriate to designated clinical area.
    Demonstrated ability to deal with and/or guide others in resolution of conflict issues.
    Demonstrated ability to function effectively and efficiently in emergency situations and guide others in order to deliver quality client care.
    Demonstrated skill in CPR techniques.
    Basic computer literacy to operate a computerized client care information system.

    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.***

    Thank you for your interest in Vancouver Coastal Health.


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