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Vancouver Coastal Health is world renowned for innovation and a focus on quality care and outcomes. The remarkable range of specialties places VCH at the forefront of career destinations for Nurses, Sonographers, Social Workers, Physiotherapists, Mental Health professionals and many other health care and allied professionals. Launch an exciting career with us where you can apply your skills and develop new ones alongside some of Canada's finest practitioners. Come for the job. Stay for the team.
|Job Title:||Nurse Practitioner - Residential Practice|
|Work Site:||520 West 6th|
|Status:||Regular Part Time - Baseline (0.8 FTE)|
The NP in Residential Care is a part of an interdisciplinary practice team who collaborates to promote best practice in VCH Residential Care Homes. The NP provides comprehensive assessments and care to complex/specialized residents residing in several different homes. The NP will be responsible for maintaining the care of a “panel” of residents as the Most Responsible Provider (MRP) in the assigned homes and will work alongside General Practitioner (GP) colleagues with their own resident caseloads and will share an on-call support system for the care homes. As well there is an opportunity to provide leadership and support to care staff at each one of the homes through on-site education, provision of support for guideline development and use of proactive approaches to address common resident clinical issues.
Responsible and accountable for the comprehensive assessment of patients and clients including diagnosing diseases, disorders and conditions. Initiates treatment including health care management, therapeutic interventions and prescribes medications in accordance with the statutory and regulatory standards, limits and conditions, and employer policies and procedures. Provides professional guidance to other health professionals and participates autonomously as a member of the interdisciplinary health teams making referrals to specialist physicians as appropriate.
Collaborates with clients and other health professionals to identify and assess trends and patterns that have implications for clients, families and communities; develops and implements population and evidence based strategies to improve health and participate in policy-making activities that influence health services and practices. Participates in peer review and self review to evaluate the outcome of the services at the client, community and population level. Responsible for own professional development and maintaining competence in the position.
ROLE SPECIFIC EXPERTISE:
Qualified applicants only please submit a resume and covering letter quoting competition # 094124-ale. Successful applicants may be required to complete a Criminal Records Review Check.
Internal competition closes May 16, 2017. Internal applications received after this date will be considered as late applications.
Only short-listed applicants will be contacted for this posting.
***Employees of VCH must apply via the Internal Application Process. Refer to the staffpostings.vch.ca 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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