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Vancouver Coastal Health
Jul 09, 2020
Part time
Come work as an Occupational Therapist at Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH)! Vancouver Coastal Health is looking for an Occupational Therapist to join the team at Richmond Hospital. Apply today to join our team!    As an Occupational Therapist with VCH you will: Provide occupational therapy services to enable clients to achieve and maintain optimal health outcomes, by working independently and as a member of an interdisciplinary team. Perform assessments on client’s occupational performance utilizing an evidence-based approach. Plan and implement outcome oriented services, and evaluate the effectiveness of the services. Prepare and maintain records. Participate in interdisciplinary research. Demonstrate safe and effective resource utilization and quality management, and contribute to the development, review and promotion of occupational therapy services. As required, contribute to the organization and delivery of occupational therapy services, and participate in departmental/program quality improvement initiatives, meetings, research and education. WHO WE ARE: Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH) is a world class innovator in medical care, research and teaching, delivering service to more than one million BC residents living in Vancouver, Vancouver's North Shore, Richmond, the Sea-to-Sky Highway, Sunshine Coast, and the Central Coast (Bella Bella and Bella Coola.) 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. At our core, we are a people-focused organization where entrepreneurial spirit runs deep, and opportunity exists for all those who see themselves in the transformation of health care as we know it. QUALIFICATIONS: Education & Experience Master's or Bachelor's Degree in Occupational Therapy or Rehabilitation Sciences from a recognized program. Current full registration with the College of Occupational Therapists of British Columbia (COTBC). Eligible for membership in the Canadian Association of Occupational Therapists (CAOT). Knowledge & Abilities Broad knowledge of Occupational Therapy theory and practice within a client and family centred model of care. Broad knowledge of the COTBC standards of practice and guidelines for clinical practitioners. Basic knowledge of occupational therapy standardised tests and measures. Demonstrated ability to communicate (orally and in writing) and deal effectively with clients and their families, coworkers, physicians, other health care staff, and staff of external agencies. Demonstrated ability to provide effective consultation. Demonstrated computer skills including the ability to effectively use a computerized client 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. Successful applicants may be required to complete a Criminal Records Review Check. Only short-listed applicants will be contacted for this posting. Thank you for your interest in Vancouver Coastal Health. Apply now: https://bit.ly/2W2UGzS
Vancouver Coastal Health
Jul 09, 2020
Full time
Come work as a Community Health Nurse with Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH)! Vancouver Coastal Health is looking for a   Registered Nurse   to join the Home Health team at Central Community Health Centre as a Community Health Nurse. Apply today to join our team!   As a Community Health Nurse you will: Work in partnership with the client and family to establish goals that are safe, realistic, and reasonable by assessing, planning, coordinating, organizing, implementing, evaluating, and transitioning nursing and other services for the client in an interprofessional team model in collaboration with the primary care provider, and other care providers. Assess service eligibility, facilitate the development, implementation, and adaptation of a care plan. Deliver direct care, and provide care management to assist clients to manage their own care and navigate through the various services available within the community settings. Work in consultation with other system partners and incorporates current evidence into practice.   POSSIBLE TRAINING OPPORTUNITY Should there be insufficient qualified candidates available for the above position, VCH may offer an 8-week Community Health Nurse training program. Cover letter and resume are required if applying for the Training Program. Candidates accepting this training opportunity agree to remain with Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH) in the area of nursing applicable to the education program for which they are hired for at least 18 months subsequent to completing training. This will ensure that candidates are able to consolidate and apply skills in the specialty area that VCH has supported and funded candidates to complete. In the event that a candidate leaves the area of nursing applicable to the education program for which they were hired for VCH in under 18 months, VCH will seek to recover the cost of the program. 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.   QUALIFICATIONS: Education & Experience Current practicing registration as a Registered Nurse with the British Columbia College of Nursing Professionals (BCCNP). Two years’ recent clinical experience that is relevant to the specific clinical area of employment. Valid BC Driver’s License required as local area travel may require the use of a personal vehicle. Knowledge & Abilities Demonstrated knowledge and skills within a specific knowledge of community health nursing theory and practice within a client and family centred model of care. Broad knowledge of the BCCNP standards of practice and guidelines for clinical practitioners. Knowledge of the Community Health Nurse of Canada (CHNC) competencies and standards of practice. Knowledge of provincial acts, regulations, and program policies and guidelines related to home and community care. Knowledge of acute, chronic disease, palliative and health management and self-management support. Demonstrated ability to promote client-focused care that demonstrates care for and with clients and significant others, sensitive to diverse cultures and preference, client advocacy and social justice concerns. Demonstrated ability to adjust to new or unexpected events and to manage psychosocial and behavioural issues. Demonstrated ability to promote staff morale, cooperation, assertiveness, creative planning for change and innovations, implementation of policies or other protocols and ongoing professional development of self. Demonstrated skill in CPR techniques. Demonstrated skill in the use of equipment and in the techniques appropriate to nursing treatment. 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.  Thank you for your interest in Vancouver Coastal Health. Apply now:  https://bit.ly/3iKuUKl
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