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Interior Health
Jun 26, 2019
Part time
Interior Health is seeking an experienced and passionate mental health nurse for a permanent part time opportunity (0.46 FTE) with Gateway in Williams Lake, BC.   Gateway is a 5-bed inpatient substance use crisis program that offers short stay for people in emotional or psychiatric distress and/or are in need of sub-acute withdrawal management. Located on the 3rd floor of Cariboo Memorial Hospital, this program provides a level of service mid-way between out-patient therapy and in-patient hospitalization and works towards facilitating a swift return to community living arrangements. This position works with clients who are admitted to the program as well as people from the community and ED who are being admitted. There’s also an in-reach component with the emergency department. The Registered Nurse or Registered Psychiatric Nurse works as an integral part of an integrated mental health and substance use service. The Nurse provides urgent outreach, responsive assessment and treatment, case management, GP shared care, education, and support to individuals experiencing acute and/or chronic mental illness and/or problem substance use. Shifts of work are rotating days and evenings 08:30 to 20:30. We are seeking experienced and confident RNs and RPNs with excellent communication skills who enjoy working independently. If this sounds like a great fit for you, apply today! Qualifications Graduation from an approved school of nursing. Two (2) years’ recent related experience in a mental health and substance use environment or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience. Current practicing registration with the British Columbia College of Nursing Professionals (BCCNP).
Provincial Health Services Authority
Jun 26, 2019
Full time
Nurse Practitioners collaborate with clients and other health professionals to identify and assess trends and patterns that have implications for clients, families and communities; develop and implement population and evidence based strategies to improve health and participate in policy-making activities that influence health services and practices.  As professionals, they participate in peer review and self-review to evaluate the outcome of their services at the client, community and population level.  They are responsible for their professional development and maintaining competence and registration as a nurse practitioner. The conditions within the Nurse Practitioner’s scope of practice; orders appropriate screening diagnostic investigations; interprets reports of investigations and analyzes information to monitor progress and plan treatment. As part of the multidisciplinary team, develops and implements treatment plans. Writes orders for treatment and medications; makes patient rounds as appropriate and monitors ongoing care; provides first line care in emergencies. In this role, you will: Establish priorities for the management of health conditions; provide follow-up treatment; communicate with clients and families about health findings, diagnoses and prognoses; support and counsel clients in their personal responses to diseases, disorders and conditions.  Collaborate and/or consult with physicians or other health care and social service providers as appropriate to assess and diagnose client statuses.  Accept referrals from, or make referrals to, physicians and other health professionals.  Prescribe drugs within the statutory and regulatory standards, limits and conditions for Nurse Practitioners and within applicable employer policies and procedures.  Apply knowledge of pharmacology and evidence based practice in selecting, prescribing, administering and monitoring the effects of drugs to treat diseases disorders, conditions or injuries. Participate in research contributing to improved patient care and advances in nursing, health policy development and population health. Synthesize qualitative and quantitative data from a variety of sources about determinants of health; maintain population health focus by participating in and implementing evidence-based screening and health promotion for populations at risk and implements population-based harm reduction strategies.  Participate in interdisciplinary staff, including NP & nursing, education and professional development through case presentations, mentoring, role modeling and facilitating the exchange of knowledge in the classroom, the clinical setting and the community; fosters effective health care partnerships.  You hold: Current registration as a Nurse Practitioner with the British Columbia College of Nursing Professionals (BCCNP). The eligibility to complete the Objective Structured Clinical Examination (OSCE) through the British Columbia College of Nursing Professionals (BCCNP). Minimum of (4) years of recent, relevant clinical nursing experience.  You have: The ability to perform the full scope of Nurse Practitioner duties and responsibilities.  The ability to define and articulate the specific areas of practice and client population for whom the NP is competent to provide health care services. The ability to self-direct, interact and adapt effectively with other professionals in complex, dynamic situations. The ability to communicate and collaborate with patients and families about health findings, diagnosis, treatment, self-care, and prognosis.  The ability to communicate effectively and build relationships with nurses and other health professionals and disciplines using a variety of communication strategies. Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to lead a team and work within a team.  Demonstrated ability to transfer knowledge, teach coach and mentor others; ability to implement and evaluate planned change. The ability to critically assess and evaluate health research literature to determine best practices; ability to introduce education and evidence-based research into practice areas.  Skills in assessing and recognizing population health trends; able to plan and implement strategies for population-based prevention and health promotion.  The ability to supervise others and evaluate the care they deliver as required. If this sounds like you, apply now!  About Us BC Mental Health & Substance Use Services is part of the Provincial Health Services Authority (PHSA). PHSA provides specialized health services to British Columbians, including cancer care, organ transplantation, pediatrics, emergency services, mental health and substance use services. Our values reflect our commitment to excellence and include: Respect people – Be compassionate – Dare to innovate – Cultivate partnerships – Serve with purpose. Learn more about PHSA and our programs:  https://jobs.phsa.ca/family-brands We hire on the basis of merit and encourage all qualified applicants to apply. We recognize that our ability to provide the best care for our diverse patient populations relies on a rich diversity of skills, knowledge, backgrounds and experiences. We strive to create a safe and welcoming environment where everyone can come to work and be their best, authentic self. The  Provincial Health Services Authority (PHSA)  plans, manages and evaluates selected specialty and province-wide health care services across BC, working with the five geographic health authorities to deliver province-wide solutions that improve the health of British Columbians .  PHSA embodies values that reflect a commitment to excellence. These include: Patients first • Best value • Results matter • Excellence through knowledge • Open to possibilities. PHSA is committed to employment equity and hires on the basis of merit. We encourage applications from all qualified individuals, including Aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities and members of visible minorities. Reference # 82808 Temporary, Full-Time (until January 2021) Monday to Friday; 0830-1630 3405 Willingdon Ave, Burnaby, BC V5G 3H4
Provincial Health Services Authority
Jun 26, 2019
Full time
Become part of a talented team of clinical practitioners A place where you can make a real difference in the lives of our patients and their families. A big responsibility? Absolutely!   But if you’re up for the challenge, we’re on the lookout for an amazing professional to join our team of talented individuals with a passion for improving the health of the maternal and neonatal population. Through effective disease prevention and health promotion strategies you will increase value by providing patient-centred, quality services that are known to achieve better health outcomes, improved use of health care resources, and better experiences that matter to our patients and families. BC Women's Hospital’s, Urgent Care Centre (UCC)   provides care to women who are pregnant to six weeks post-birth and arrive for triage, assessment and admissions. Patients are cared for within a quieter, more private and welcoming space. Our Urgent Care Centre gives both privacy to patients, while enabling interdisciplinary collaboration with our nurses, physicians and health care professionals. Our model of care is grounded in a philosophy of Patient and Family Centred care characterized by mutual respect and shared decision-making between the parent and health care team.  Nurse Practitioner, BC Women's Hospital + Health Centre Urgent Care Centre, (UCC)  Vancouver, BC BC Women’s Hospital has a new opportunity for a   Nurse Practitioner (NP) to join our   Urgent Care Center (UCC) Team . This is an advanced practice nurse role focused on providing medical management and care coordination to the UCC patients in collaboration with a diverse team of attending Obstetricians, Family Doctors and Midwives. The role includes responsibility for diagnosis and comprehensive management of acute and chronic conditions. You will initiate treatment including health care management, therapeutic interventions and prescribes medications in accordance with the NP regulatory standards. The NP role in the UCC will work with the interdisciplinary team to provide comprehensive support to presenting patients including diagnosing, developing treatment plans and initiating therapy. The UCC Nurse Practitioner will provide professional guidance to other health professionals in the program and participate autonomously and collaboratively as a member of a large interdisciplinary health team ensuring the best care of UCC patients and support to their families. What are the benefits?  Work in the brand-new   Urgent Care Centre  with state-of- the-art technology and equipment Join an expert team of clinical professionals and work in a high caliber academic environment Receive educational support and additional in-house mentorship as part of your integration within the expert team Contribute to knowledge generation and translation of innovative models that improve maternal newborn health outcomes Ignite your passion and drive for innovation and quality improvement to improve urgent care delivery and the development of additional partnerships with the pediatric department Qualifications: Current registration as a Family Nurse Practitioner with the BC College of Nursing Professionals (BCCNP) Must be eligible to complete the Objective Structured Clinical Examination (OSCE) through the BC College of Nursing Professionals (BCCNP) Minimum of four (4) years of recent, relevant clinical nursing experience, 2 of which were in the Labour and Delivery Unit or other critical care area    Successful candidates will have the following:  Ability to perform the full scope of Nurse Practitioner duties and responsibilities Self-direct, interact, and adapt effectively with other professionals in complex, dynamic situations. Strong skills in communication and collaboration with patients and families about health findings, diagnosis, treatment, self-care and prognosis as well as ability to lead a team.  Ability to critically assess and evaluate health research literature to determine best practices and have the skills to introduce education and evidence based research into practice areas  Interested in learning more about this unique opportunity? Tour our UCC and shadow one of our team members: Contact our   Program Manager Anne-Margaret Leigh   @ 604 875 3742 /   amleigh@cw.bc.ca   or our   Nurse Practitioner Lead, Laura Vicol   at 778-980-4673 /   lvicol@cw.bc.ca  for more information For more information on   BC Women’s Hospital and Health Centre,   please visit  www.bcwomens.ca For more information on all that the PHSA has to offer, please visit:  http://jobs.phsa.ca PHSA is committed to employment equity and hires on the basis of merit. We encourage applications from all qualified individuals, including Aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities and members of visible minorities.
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