Continuing Care & Discharge Coordinator - Sunny Hill Health Centre for Children

PHSA - Vancouver, BC (30+ days ago)

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Continuing Care & Discharge Coordinator – Sunny Hill Health Centre for Children

Vancouver, BC

Coordinate, implement and facilitate a centralized referral and access utilization system.

What you’ll do

Determine the effectiveness of the program referral and care continuation processes and present recommendations for improvements and system changes to optimize the care continuum, minimize system barriers and ensure timely and appropriate movement through the system. Participate in the implementation of recommended system improvements and quality and safety initiatives.
Facilitate and coordinate timely intake, reassessments and transitions/discharge by coordinating the continuum of care between the hospital, the community and other external health care facilities and agencies.
Receive and review all referrals for access and transitions/discharge for the program. Identify suitable services for referral in accordance with established protocols. Work in close collaboration with service providers and health care teams to ensure referral eligibility and needs.
Collect, analyze and report data for current resource utilization in order to inform system development, and work with interprofessional team members by using data to monitor and evaluate improvements in the care continuation process in order to facilitate successful, expedient, efficient, and effective admission and discharge planning.
Advise and support the comprehensive health care team in the assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of referrals and discharges for children eligible for the program. Work collaboratively with other health care team members to advise and support the direct care nurse to prepare patient specific teaching plans for families of infants and children with complex health care needs.

What you bring

Graduation from an approved School of Nursing.
Current practicing registration as an RN with the British Columbia College of Nursing Professionals (BCCNP).
Three (3) years’ recent, related clinical experience in tertiary pediatric nursing or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
Comprehensive knowledge of nursing science theory and practice within a client and family centred model of care.
Comprehensive knowledge of the British Columbia College of Nursing Professionals (BCCNP) standards for Nursing Practice.
Comprehensive skill and expertise in tertiary pediatric services.
Knowledge of relevant policies, procedures, and standards of care.
Knowledge of other health care disciplines and their role in patient care.

You have the ability to:
Put systems in place to address various designated patient population groups to ensure access to services and facility care.
Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
Work independently and in collaboration with others.
Relate effectively to children and their families.
Demonstrate effective CPR techniques.
Physically perform the duties of the job.
Operate related equipment, including applicable computer software.

What’s in it for you

Every PHSA employee enables the best possible patient care for our patients and their families. Whether you are providing direct care, conducting research, or making it possible for others to do their work, you impact the lives of British Columbians today and in the future. That’s why we’re focused on your care too – offering health, wellness, development programs to support you – at work and at home.

Join one of BC’s largest employers with province-wide programs, services and operations – offering vast opportunities for growth and development.
Access to more than 2,000 in-house training programs.
Enjoy a comprehensive benefits package, including municipal pension plan.
12 annual statutory holidays with generous vacation entitlement and accruement.
Flexible work options including flextime, work locations and job sharing (eligibility will vary)
Perks include onsite fitness classes and discounts to 350 BC-wide recreational programs, travel, technology, car and bike sharing, and more.

Job Type: Regular Full-Time
Wage: $41.42-$50.77 per hour
Location: 3644 Slocan St, Vancouver BC
Applications will be accepted until position is filled
Hours of Work: 0830-1630 Monday-Friday
Requisition #91746

What we do

Sunny Hill Health Centre (SHHC) provides specialized development and rehabilitation to B.C. children and youth and their families.

Provincial Health Services Authority (PHSA) plans, coordinates and evaluates specialized health services with the BC health authorities to provide equitable and cost-effective health care for people throughout the province. 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:

PHSA is committed to employment equity and hires on the basis of merit, encouraging all qualified individuals 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, and value a safe, inclusive and welcoming environment.

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