Vancouver Coastal Health

  • Patient Care Coordinator (RPN RN)

  • Job Description

    Job Title: Patient Care Coordinator (RPN RN)
    Work Site: Magnolia House
    Status: Regular Full Time 
    Start Date: As Soon As Possible 
    Salary: $39.91 - $48.92 per hour
    Hours: 0700-1500 Monday to Friday with Sat/Sun/Stats off 
    Reference#: 107316-mhs


    JOB SUMMARY:

    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) and the College of Registered Psychiatric Nurses of BC (CRPNBC) as well as within a patient and family centered care model and the vision and values of the organization. Provides supervision, leadership and guidance to designated staff, evaluates the provision of direct care to patients and their families and coordinates patient care activities in a defined area of clinical expertise. Attends and participates in initial and ongoing patient care evaluation and discharge planning and conducts comprehensive psychiatric assessments. Ensures a high standard of patient care by supporting staff training and development and providing leadership and support to the interdisciplinary team. Assists the Manager with performing administrative activities and ensuring optimal use of patient care resources. Consults, confers and collaborates with interdisciplinary team members, educational resources, and other health care professionals/providers to achieve excellence in patient and family centered care, education and research.

    QUALIFICATIONS:

    Education & Experience
    Baccalaureate in Nursing or Health Sciences (Psychiatric Nursing) with 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. Current practicing registration with the College of Registered Nurses of British Columbia (CRNBC) or College of Registered Psychiatric Nurses of BC (CRPNBC).

    Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
    Comprehensive knowledge of Nursing theory and practice within a client/family centered model of care.
    Comprehensive knowledge of the CRNBC/CRPNBC 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 patient care.
    Demonstrated ability to provide supervision, leadership 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 patients and their families, coworkers, physicians, other health care staff, and staff of external agencies

    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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