• Registered Nurse (RN) - BMT Case Navigator

  • Job Description

    Job Title: Registered Nurse, Bone Marrow Transplant Case Navigator
    Work Site: Vancouver General Hospital
    Status: Regular Part Time - Baseline (0.8 FTE)
    Start Date: OCT 15, 2018
    Salary: $33.56 - $44.06 per hour
    Hours: 0830-1630
    Reference#: 109714-slo


    Practices within the context of a client and family centred care model and in accordance with the British Columbia College of Nursing Professionals (BCCNP) standards of practice for registered nurses, Code of Ethics and the established mission, vision, values, objectives and policies of Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH). Coordinates transplant activities for a select population of the Leukemia/Bone Marrow Transplant (BMT) clients/donors as determined by the Hematology/BMT Clinical Practice Unit (CPU). Responsibilities include providing direct patient care such as initiating transplant workup for clients/donors in collaboration with team members, coordinating diagnostics in preparation for transition to the healthcare facility for transplant, interviewing and assessing clients, and developing individualized care plans. Communicates regularly with clients/donors along the continuum of the transplant process including providing education to clients and their families, and ensuring clients receive all requisite education regarding their upcoming transplant. Collaborates with interdisciplinary team members, physicians and other healthcare professionals at VCH and other organizations such as the BC Cancer Agency.


    Education & Experience

    • Current practicing registration as a Registered Nurse with the British Columbia College of Nursing Professionals (BCCNP)
    • Two (2) years’ experience in a Leukemia/BMT Program.

      Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
      Broad knowledge of nursing theory and practice within a client and family centred care model.
      Broad knowledge of BCCNP standards of practice and guidelines for clinical practitioners.
      Broad knowledge of evidence-based nursing practice related to Hematology/Leukemia/BMT techniques and standards.
      Broad knowledge of other healthcare disciplines and their role in client care.
      Broad knowledge of adult education principles, methods and tools.
      Demonstrated ability to problem solve using critical thinking
      Demonstrated ability to provide leadership and delegate appropriate tasks.
      Demonstrated ability to teach.
      Demonstrated ability to work independently and collaboratively as a member of a multidisciplinary team.
      Demonstrated ability to effectively communicate.
      Demonstrated ability to effectively deal with conflict.
      Demonstrated ability to adjust to new or unexpected events.
      Demonstrated ability to plan, organize, prioritize, and re-prioritize work in collaboration with others.
      Demonstrated skill in the use of medical equipment and supplies appropriate to designated clinical area.
      Demonstrated skill in CPR techniques.
      Demonstrated computer literacy to operate a computerized patient care information system.
      Demonstrated 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.

      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.***

      Thank you for your interest in Vancouver Coastal Health.


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