Registered Nurse/Registered Psychiatric Nurse (RN/RPN) - Vaccination Campaigns

$35.53 - $46.65 hourly
  • Vancouver Coastal Health
  • Powell River, BC, Canada
  • Apr 01, 2021
Temporary Nurse Nurse RN Registered Nurse

Job Description

Vancouver Coastal Health is looking for Registered Nurses and Registered Psychiatric Nurses to join the COVID-19 Vaccination Campaign team in Powell River, BC. Apply today to join our team!

 

As an Immunization Campaign Nurse with Vancouver Coastal Health you will:

  • Utilize nursing knowledge and expertise of communicable disease control as it applies to vaccine-preventable diseases and targets vaccine preventable diseases to promote and protect the optimal health, well-being and safety of relevant populations.
  • Prepare and conduct clinics, provide related nursing care such as screening, health teaching, and immunization for recommended and required vaccinations.
  • Collaborate with interdisciplinary team members, educational resources and other health care professionals/providers to achieve excellence in health services and education.

WHO WE ARE
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.

 

ABOUT POWELL RIVER, BC

On the Sunshine Coast of British Columbia, where endless green mountains meet sheltered Pacific Ocean waters, Powell River provides a stimulating blend of outdoor adventure and cultural amenities. Originally founded as a resource extraction centre - once home to the world's largest pulp and paper mill - Powell River now offers adventurers countless opportunities for kayaking, canoeing, rock climbing, golfing, boating, hiking, biking, fishing, and scuba diving. This area is host to world-class art galleries, tremendous dining opportunities, and memorable events and festivals.

On the doorstep of both Vancouver and Vancouver Island, the Powell River region offers an array of experiences for travelers of all kinds, no matter the season. Experience the legendary Sunshine Coast Trail and Powell Forest Canoe Route, rock-climb the Eldred Valley, snowshoe in the Knuckleheads; this is the adventure destination you've long been waiting for.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

Education & Experience

  • Current practicing registration as a Registered Nurse or Registered Psychiatric Nurse with the British Columbia College of Nurses and Midwives (BCCNM).
  • Recent related experience working in public health, communicable disease control, vaccine preventable diseases or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
  • Valid BC Driver's License and access to a vehicle for local area travel may be required.

Knowledge & Abilities

  • Working knowledge of public health and population health approaches.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of the British Columbia College of Nurses and Midwives (BCCNM)
  • Professional and Practice standards for nursing.
  • Knowledge of principles of health education, health promotion, and social determinants of health.
  • Demonstrated ability to practice autonomously in accordance with BCCNM and VCH policies and procedures.
  • Ability to work within autonomous scope of practice and Nurse Independent Activity (NIA) practice standards.
  • Ability to successfully complete relevant VCH required education.
  • Ability to successfully complete provincial Immunization Competency Certificate (BCCDC) as required. Demonstrated knowledge of immunization protocols and communicable disease.
  • Demonstrated competence in organizing and implementing immunization campaigns.
  • Broad knowledge of harm reduction approaches and Indigenous Cultural Safety to client care.

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