Job List

Registered Clinic Nurse – TB Clinic Vancouver & New Westminster

 

Casual Opportunities

 

 

The Clinic Nurse, using specialized nursing skills, expert communication and interpersonal skills, provides assessment, case management, treatment and counseling of clients presenting with risk of sexually transmitted infections (STI’s) (including HIV), Hepatitis, Tuberculosis (TB) and/or related diseases.  The incumbent also participates in the training of other healthcare providers in the specialty of TB management; acts as a resource, coordinates client referrals, and participates in program planning and research within the service line of Clinical Prevention Services

 

Qualifications

 

• Current practicing registration as a Registered Nurse with the College of Registered Nurses of British Columbia (CRNBC)

• Graduation from a certified School of Nursing program

• One (1) year of recent related experience in the designated clinical area (Tuberculosis)

 

** Candidates must be flexible to travel and work between the Vancouver and New Westminster TB Clinics.

Skills and Abilities

  • Broad knowledge in the field of tuberculosis or respiratory diseases or out-patient clinic setting, if working in TB Clinic, and recent related experience.
  • Broad knowledge in the field of sexually transmitted infections, including HIV, if working in STI Clinic and recent related experience.
  • Good working knowledge of infection control concepts to prevent risk to self and others of exposure to infection.
  • Expert communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage difficult clients who may be upset, angry, uncooperative, intoxicated, or mentally or physically impaired.
  • Sensitivity to implications of sexually transmitted disease to clients with a variety of ethnic origins and beliefs.
  • Ability to work with an interpreter.
  • Demonstrated ability in making decisions based on independent judgment.
  • Demonstrated ability to plan, problem solve, and adjust to new or unexpected events.
  • Demonstrated ability to operate related equipment.
  • Physical ability to perform the duties of the position

 

Position: Casual 

Location: Vancouver & New Westminster

Hours: Varying

 

About Us: 

 

The BC Centre for Disease Control (BCCDC) provides provincial and national leadership in public health through surveillance, detection, prevention and consultation and provides both direct diagnostic and treatment services to people with disease of public health importance.

 

The BCCDC part of the Provincial Health Services Authority (PHSA), which plans, manages and evaluates selected specialty and province-wide health care services across BC. PHSA embodies values that reflect a commitment to excellence. These include: Respect peopleBe compassionateDare to innovateCultivate partnershipsServe with purpose.

 

 

For more information on all the nursing careers that PHSA has to offer, please visit: https://jobs.phsa.ca/nursing 

 

For more information about the  BC Centre for Disease Controle, please visit the website at: www.bccdc.ca.

 

PHSA is committed to employment equity and hires on the basis of merit. We encourage applications from all qualified individuals, including Aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities and members of visible minorities 

 

Labor AgreementNurses' Bargaining Association
Requisition #Jun2019TB -2327338
Work SiteBCCDC - Vancouver & New West
Additional Location Details237 East Columbia St, New West
Job TypeCasual, Part-Time
FTE0.01
Hours of WorkPer Rotation
Work DaysMonday - Friday
Expiry Date11-Sep-2019

Privacy Policy

Provincial Health Services Authority (PHSA) respects your right to privacy and takes seriously its responsibilities regarding the collection, use and disclosure of your personal information. Personal information is collected under the authority of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act of BC, section 26 (c). The personal information that we collect from you or about you when applying for a job with PHSA will be used to assess your qualifications and suitability as a potential employee of PHSA, as well as for the purposes of recruitment and onboarding. We may also collect and use additional personal information provided by you or your references in the course of the evaluation and hiring process that will become part of your employment file if you are a successful candidate.

Your contact information, education and experience, desired job location and pay information, eligibility and availability, core skills, job functions, getting to know you responses, resumes, cover letters, references, pre-screening questionnaire responses and job application history is recorded in PHSA’s third-party applicant tracking system (“Brainhunter”)in Canada indefinitely and will be shared with our staff on a “need to know” basis. If you require access to your data, PHSA can provide a printout of your data and job application history. We do not sell or rent the information you provide to us to third parties. However, we do contract with a service provider to assist us in maintaining and managing our databases and to communicate with job applicants. We do not authorize this third party to make any other use of your information.

The service provider (“Brainhunter”) allows the option for you to delete your account after signing into the system. Before deletion you are advised with a warning. Your record is permanently purged / deleted from the respective site and the record will not be available in any searches. The job will have only the respective application information that you made previously.

To view the third party vendor privacy policy please refer https://www.brainhunter.com/EN/Privacypolicy.html.

Under certain circumstances, some personal information may be disclosed pursuant to the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act of B.C. For example, where we believe in good faith that the law requires disclosure of such information in response to legal process and law enforcement rights. Security measures have been integrated into the design, implementation and day-to-day operating practices as part of PHSA's continuing commitment to the protection of personal information it holds. View our PHSA Privacy Policy.

If you have any questions about the management of your personal information during the recruitment process, please contact the Manager, Talent Acquisition at 604-875-7251, toll free 1-866-744-7363 or #260 – 1770 West 7th Avenue, Vancouver BC, V6J 4Y6. You may also contact External Recruitment at careers@phsa.ca.