Clinical Educator (RN) - Nursing - Critical Care

Vancouver Coastal Health - Vancouver, BC (30+ days ago)

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Job Description:
Job Title: Clinical Educator (RN) - Nursing - Critical Care

Work Site:
Additional sites:
Post Anesthesia Care Unit (PACU), Vancouver General Hospital


Status: Temporary Full Time
Start Date: As soon as possible until approximately January 2021
Salary: $42.25 - $51.78 per hour

Various day shift times

Days off: Saturday, Sunday, and statutory holidays

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Come work as a Clinical Educator in Critical Care with Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH)!

Vancouver Coastal Health is looking for a Registered Nurse to join the Post Anesthesia Care Unit (PACU) at Vancouver General Hospital as a Clinical Educator. Apply today to join our team!

As a Clinical Educator at Vancouver Coastal Health you will:
Provide clinical education services, including individual and group learning assessments, planning, implementing and evaluating education programs and resources using specialized theory and knowledge of critical care and adult education principles.
Coordinate education program delivery and related activities required for progressive educational programs, training and staff development.
Consult, confer, and collaborate with the program team, Clinical Education team, and other Educators in the promotion of continuous quality improvement related to educational programming, resolution of clinical education issues.
Take corrective action with respect to individual and group learning needs.
Participate in strategic planning and assist in achieving team goals and mission by identifying trends and opportunities, setting priorities, consulting and providing input/recommendations, especially as they relate to education.
Act as a resource for nurses and other health care providers in the Hospital and the community via consultation, inservices and presentations using specialized knowledge of theory and skills in critical care clinical practice; provides direct client care as necessary.


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.

Education & Experience

Current practicing registration as a Registered Nurse with the British Columbia College of Nursing Professionals (BCCNP).
Three (3) years' recent, related nursing experience in a tertiary-level critical care environment, including one year's experience in clinical teaching and/or group facilitation or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
Valid BC Driver’s License required. Local area travel may require use of own vehicle.

Knowledge & Abilities

Broad knowledge of nursing science theory, and practice within a patient centred care model
Comprehensive knowledge of critical care nursing practice
Broad knowledge of hospital policies, procedures, and standards of care
Broad knowledge of the standards of practice and guidelines for clinical practitioners established by the BCCNP
Demonstrated knowledge of other health care disciplines and their role in patient care
Demonstrated ability to teach, demonstrate, facilitate and coach
Demonstrated ability to use critical thinking in approach to teaching
Demonstrated ability to develop and deliver educational programs and material
Demonstrated ability to communicate with, and deal effectively with co-workers, physicians, other health care staff and patients and their families, either one-on-one and in groups
Demonstrated ability to function as a team member, leader, and facilitator
Demonstrated ability to provide leadership to customers
Demonstrated ability to establish workload priorities in collaboration with others
Demonstrated ability to provide effective consultation
Demonstrated ability to work independently and in collaboration with others
Demonstrated ability to deal with and/or guide others in resolution of conflict issues
Demonstrated ability to function effectively and efficiently in emergency situations and
guide others in order to deliver quality client care
Demonstrated skill in CPR techniques
Physical ability to perform the duties and responsibilities of the position
Skill in the use of equipment, and in techniques appropriate to critical care nursing practice
Basic computer literacy to operated a computerized patient information system

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 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.