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Nurse Case Manager RPN RN (Three Bridges CHC) DTES

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Job Title: Nurse Case Manager RPN RN (Three Bridges CHC) DTES
Work Site: Three Bridges Community Health Centre - DTES 
Status: Temporary Full Time (1.00 FTE) till May 2018
Start Date: As Soon As Possible 
Salary: $32.94 - $43.24 per hour
Hours: 0830-1630 Monday to Friday with Sat/Sun/Stats off 
Reference#: 093904-kwe


The Case Manager manages a select population of eligible clients who are chronically ill or have long term physical disabilities. Uses chronic disease management and self-care management principles to conduct assessments, identify problems, address issues or variances from the plan of care in collaboration with the appropriate physician, interdisciplinary team member and/or community agency. Within a multidisciplinary team context provides continuity of care across the continuum by liaising with interdisciplinary team members, coordinating, implementing clinical interventions, evaluating client outcomes based on client goals for care, coordinating ongoing care and supporting transition. Develops and maintains formal General Practitioner Partnerships as appropriate and in accordance with CHA service delivery model. Acts as a clinical resource for the interdisciplinary team by providing information based on nursing theory and practice related to clients with complex health care needs. Consults, confers, and collaborates with multidisciplinary team members, physicians, educational resources and other health care professionals to achieve excellence in client-centred education and research.

Practices within a comprehensive case management model and within the context of a client and family centered care model and in accordance with the College of Registered Nurses’ of British Columbia (CRNBC) and/or the College of Registered Psychiatric Nurses of British Columbia (CRPNBC) standards of professional practice, Code of Ethics, the framework of departmental regulations and Community Health Nursing practice, and the established vision and values of the organization.


Education & Experience
Current practicing registration with the College of Registered Nurses of BC (CRNBC) or the College of Registered Psychiatric Nurses of British Columbia (CRPNBC) and three years’ recent clinical nursing experience working in acute care with a medical and/or geriatric focus, recent case management or home care nursing experience or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience. Local area travel requires the use of personal vehicle. Valid BC Drivers License.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
Demonstrates ability to problem solve using sound judgment in applying critical thinking skills within safe limits of client care.
Demonstrated skill in physical assessment and chronic disease management.
Demonstrated competency in psychomotor skills required within the designated scope of nursing practice.
Comprehensive knowledge of CRNBC/CRPNBC standards of practice and guidelines for clinical practitioners.
Demonstrated ability to work independently and set priorities for care for a caseload of clients.
Comprehensive knowledge of other health disciplines and their role in client care.
Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively as a member of a interdisciplinary team.
Comprehensive knowledge of adult education principles, methods and tools.
Demonstrated ability to use research and methodology in practice.
Demonstrated ability to provide leadership and work direction.
Demonstrated skill in facilitating groups that include professionals/clients and or clients/family members.
Demonstrated ability to teach, demonstrate, coach and facilitate clients and families.
Demonstrated ability to effectively communicate orally and in writing.
Demonstrated ability to communicate, negotiate and deal effectively with co-workers, physicians, other health care staff, clients and their families, and staff of outside agencies.
Demonstrated ability to effectively deal with conflict resolutions.
Demonstrated ability to adjust to new or unexpected events.
Demonstrated ability in conducting physical, mental, psychosocial/functional environmental assessments.
Demonstrated skill in the use of supplies and materials utilized in the provision of community based nursing service.
Demonstrated physical ability to perform the duties of the position.
Computer literacy to operate a computerized patient care information system and email system.
Ability to operate related equipment.

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.***

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