Patient Care Coordinator/Educator (RN)

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

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Job Description:
Job Title: Patient Care Coordinator/Educator (RN)
Work Site: Renal Home Hemodialysis/Peritoneal Dialysis, Vancouver General Hospital
Status: Regular Full Time
Start Date: As soon as possible
Salary: $42.25 - $51.78 per hour


Days off: Saturday, Sunday, and statutory holidays

Reference#: 129133-jim

Come work as a Patient Care Coordinator/Educator with Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH)!

Vancouver Coastal Health is looking for an experienced Registered Nurse to join the Renal Home Hemodialysis/Peritoneal Dialysis Unit at Vancouver General Hospital as a Patient Care Coordinator/Educator. Apply today to join our team!

As a Patient Care Coordinator/Educator with VCH you will:
Coordinate patient care activities in a defined area of clinical expertise and provides leadership and guidance to designated staff.
Facilitates efficient patient flow and patient access within and between units/programs/clinics.
Ensures a high standard of patient care by acting as a clinical resource for staff, supporting staff training and development and providing leadership and support to the interdisciplinary team.
Provides educational services including individual and group learning assessments and develops, implements and evaluates education programs and resources using specialized theory and knowledge of care and adult learning principles.
Assists the Manager with performing administrative duties and coordinates staffing, scheduling and clinical research activities, ensuring optimal use of patient care resources. Promotes education and research.
Consults and collaborates with interdisciplinary team members, the leadership team and other health care professionals/providers to achieve excellence in patient and family centered care and enhancement in the quality of life.


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).
Completion of post basic specialty nursing certificate/program if applicable, and three (3) years' recent, related experience in the designated clinical area including one (1) year's related administrative/supervisory experience and one (1) year’s related teaching experience and/or group facilitation or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

Knowledge & Abilities

Knowledge of evidence informed nursing practice related to designated clinical area.
Demonstrated ability to provide leadership, supervision, work direction and consultation.
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, either one on one or in groups.
Demonstrated ability to teach, demonstrate, facilitate and coach.
Demonstrated ability to develop and deliver educational materials for staff/patients/clients and families based on educations theories, principles and best practices.
Demonstrated ability to promote a supportive and creative learning environment.
Demonstrated ability to establish workload priorities in collaboration with others.
Demonstrated ability to provide effective consultation.
Knowledge of other health care disciplines and their role in patient care.
Broad knowledge of hospital policies, procedures and standards of care.
Demonstrated ability to work independently and in collaboration with others.
Demonstrated ability to set priorities, problem-solve, adjust to unexpected events and deal with conflict.
Demonstrated ability to function effectively and efficiently in emergency situations and guide others in order to deliver quality patient care.
Demonstrated ability to lead change and support staff through transition.
Knowledge of basic research, e.g. research ethics, research question, hypothesis and qualitative and quantitative data analyses methods.
Demonstrated skill in clinical techniques and the use of applicable equipment and supplies.
Demonstrated computer literacy to operate a computerized client care information system as well as applicable word processing, spreadsheet and
database software applications.
Demonstrated skill in CPR techniques.
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.

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.