At Vancouver Coastal Health, our focus is on care, research and teaching. We excel in providing opportunities for our staff to advance their careers through ongoing education. We promote a wide range of quality education opportunities using several different modes at no cost to staff. Leadership development opportunities support leaders, at all levels, to reach their full potential. We do so by offering: Instructor-led Workshops, Online Workshops, Specialty Nurse Training (100% employer-paid tuition & wages) and Self-directed packages.
Learn more about VCH Education programs:
100% EMPLOYER-PAID EDUCATION
Grow your career in one of the most exciting and rewarding healthcare environments Canada-wide. If you’re a registered nurse looking to grow your career into specialty areas such as Critical Care, Emergency, Perioperative, Labour & Delivery, NICU, and Home Health, we offer 100% paid education. We also cover your wages and books while in training. After successfully completing the program, you will step into a permanent full-time position.
EDUCATOR CAREER PATHWAY
For RNs and RPNs with a passion for education, Educator Career Pathway® and Simulation Learning Strategies offer exciting opportunities to develop your knowledge and skills in teaching and learning. This unique opportunity supports your career mobility, and contributes to building education capacity as well as grows your knowledge and skills to implement and evaluate a curriculum.
For more information, please contact Clinical Education.
Grow your career!
We support leaders, at all levels, to reach their full potential through a pathway of leadership development opportunities. Whether you are an aspiring leader looking to explore leadership skills and grow your career at VCH or you are looking to transition into a leadership role, our workshops and certificate programs will help you manage your learning journey.
For employees and medical staff, we offer a series of online workshops to learn practical skills to help navigate and influence change, build and maintain positive working relationships, and become a more effective communicator.
For frontline leaders or those that are transitioning into a leadership role, we offer a cohort Frontline Leadership Certificate Program to learn critical fundamentals of leadership to identify and manage conflict in the workplace, provide skillful feedback, and develop and enhance relationships to empower teamwork.
VCH understands the important role leaders play in connecting with the hearts and minds of our workforce to improve client services and provide exceptional patient care. We believe that learning is a critical factor of performance and motivation at work, and investing in our leaders’ development helps to make VCH a great place to work.