Job title: Registered Nurse (RN) – Solid Organ Transplant (Post-Assessment)

Company: Vancouver Coastal Health

Job description: The salary range for this position is CAD $41.42/Hr. – CAD $55.91/Hr.Job SummaryCome work as a Registered Nurse at Vancouver General Hospital with Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH)!Vancouver Coastal Health is looking for a Registered Nurse to join the Post-Transplant team at Vancouver General Hospital. Apply today!As a Registered Nurse with Vancouver Coastal Health you will:

  • Assess 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.
  • Plan, implement and review client education using experience and knowledge of content area and adult education principles.
  • Consult, confer and collaborate with team members and other health care givers in addressing health issues of this client group.
  • Participate on various internal and external multidisciplinary committees as a representative of transplant services.
  • Review literature, analyze trends and recommend changes to modify current nursing practices for this client group.

QualificationsEducation & Experience

Community Social Services Worker – Nunavut
  • Current practicing registration as a Registered Nurse with the British Columbia College of Nurses and Midwives (BCCNM).
  • 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 & Abilities

  • Knowledge of nursing theory and practice within a client and family centred model of care.
  • Knowledge of the BCCNM standards of practice for registered nurses.
  • 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.

Closing StatementThe 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.As per the current Public Health Orders, as of October 5, 2023, all employees working for Vancouver Coastal Health must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 or have received a single dose of the most-recent, updated COVID-19 vaccine. Proof of vaccination status will be required.WHY JOIN VANCOUVER COASTAL HEALTH?VCH is a world class innovator in medical care, research and teaching, delivering service to more than one million BC residents. At VCH, we embrace thinking boldly, taking smart risks, and ‘going first’ when we believe it will lead to the best possible outcomes for patients and their families. We invite you to join us in creating healthy lives in healthy communities by showcasing our passion for care, connection to the communities we serve and our culture of teamwork that makes VCH a great place to work.

  • Comprehensive health benefits package, including MSP, extended health and dental and municipal pension plan
  • Grow your career with employer-paid training and leadership development opportunities
  • Wellness supports, including counselling, critical incident and innovative wellness services are available to employees and their immediate families
  • Award-winning recognition programs to honour staff, medical staff and volunteers
  • Access to exclusive discount offers and deals for VCH staff

Equity, diversity, and inclusion are essential to our goals of creating a great place to work and delivering exceptional care. We acknowledge and accommodate unique differences and ensure special measures are in place so that all prospective and current employees are given an opportunity to succeed.We are committed to building a representative workforce and encourage applications reflecting diversity of sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, racialization or ancestry, disability, political belief, religion, marital or family status, age, and/or status as a First Nation, Metis, Inuit, or Indigenous person.Vancouver Coastal Health is proud to be recognized as one of Canada’s Top 100 Employers in 2024.Only short-listed applicants will be contacted for this posting.***Employees of VCH must apply online via the Internal Career Portal on CareerHub, you are currently viewing the External Career Portal. Refer to the https://my.vch.ca/working-here/job-postings site for instructions on how to view internal job postings and how to apply as an employee. 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.

Location: Vancouver, BC

Job date: Sat, 22 Jun 2024 23:05:05 GMT