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Join the Community

Are you looking for your next challenge – where excitement and building meaningful relationships with clients is routine? We’re actively recruiting for community healthcare professionals to partner with clients and their families to promote health and prevent disease and injury. Work with a high degree of autonomy to initiate strategies that will positively impact people and their community.

Why work in Community

Community Nursing

For Nurses interested in providing Community Health Nursing Services to clients in Homes, Clinics, Drop-in Centres, Community Sites, Child Care Facilities and at other health providers in the community – this is your field!

Opportunities for registered nurses include: Home Health Nurse, Nurse Case Manager, Community Health Nurse, Primary Health Care Clinic Nurse, and Primary Care Nurse.

Home Health

Home Health Nursing

For nurses seeking the opportunity to develop closer relationships with clients, assume more responsibility for patient care, and work with a variety of clients and health care professionals, Home Health Nursing is the answer

Home Care professionals at VCH meet clients where they are, providing care and support so they can continue to live independently in their own homes. Every day is different with opportunities to exercise judgement and design care plans to keep clients healthy and safe.

Supportive Team Environment

Our Home Care teams are provided independent practice opportunities with professional support from a multi-disciplinary team – allowing them to maintain a sense of community with other caregivers and their multidisciplinary teams. This enables Home Care professional to deal with the challenging aspects of working independently.

Home Health Programs:

  • Primary Care Home
  • Quick Response Team
  • Community Health Centres
  • Assisted Living
  • Rehabilitation Services
  • Home Treatment Services

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Primary Care

Primary Care

Primary Care professionals at VCH provide primary health care to targeted residents. Clients can come see a healthcare professional about their health care needs and chronic disease conditions. Primary Care objectives are to empower our clients to take an active role in their own care through access to everyday services.

Primary Care Programs:

  • Three Bridges Community Health Centre
  • Powell Integrated Health Centre
  • Pender Integrated Health Centre
  • Sheway
  • Raven Song Community Health Centre
  • Heatley Integrated Health Centre
  • Anne Vogel Clinic
  • iHealth
  • Health Connection Clinic

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Mental Health & Substance Use

TRANSFORM YOUR COMMUNITY

We offer mental health services in all our locations. Opportunities for mental health professionals can be found across the spectrum, from community care through to high acuity. Special programs include art therapy, early psychosis intervention, mood disorders, concurrent disorders and peer support. Through our multidisciplinary care teams and partnerships with external agencies, we provide: Diagnosis, treatment, individual and group therapy, rehabilitation, consultation, emergency and urgent services, residential services.

Mental Health & Substance Use Programs:

  • Downtown Eastside: Mental Health and Substance Use
  • Acute psychiatry: Lions Gate, Richmond, UBC and Vancouver General hospitals
  • Community mental health teams
  • Crisis intervention program
  • Crisis stabilization team
  • Mental health housing
  • Access and Assessment Centre

Public Health

Public health

Public Health professionals at VCH contribute to protecting the health of residents in our communities and our population as a whole. You can work in specific geographic districts and get to provide care for and education to infants/children, new mothers, youth in schools, or adults and older adults.

Staff at the “field level” often carry a broad mandate for delivery of health protection programs in those areas. Hours of work vary across health service areas, with the availability of compressed work-week options in some areas.

Public Health Programs:

  • SACY Resiliency Program
  • Fall prevention Program
  • Immunization Program
  • School Support Program
  • Health Inspection Program

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