Working as a member of BC Women’s Health Centre’s CARE program’s multi-disciplinary team, you will provide outpatient nursing activities such as patient assessment, patient teaching, clinic procedures and health promotion activities consistent with established clinic policies.
As the successful applicant, you will:
- Provide patient care through the provision of education and support to patients in the program around issues related to their procedure and/or treatment.
- Work collaboratively with medical staff and other multi-disciplinary health care team members to assist in ensuring effective, evidence-based & high-quality patient-centred care.
- Provide clinical nursing support and care for patients, including: preparation of patient for pregnancy termination, administration and provision of conscious sedation, and managing recovering patients after conscious sedation for patients who have had pregnancy terminations.
- Educate patients prior to procedures and provide direct patient care during and post procedure.
- Ensure that standards of care are maintained during the administration of conscious sedation during procedures.
- Participate in streamlining and adjusting procedure appointments and surgical slate to ensure patients are cared for in a safe and efficient manner. This process includes reviewing the patient’s history noting allergies, risk factors, and medications etc.
- Maintain related records including hand written and computerized documents such as patient records, data sheets and procedural forms.
- Graduated from an approved School of Nursing
Current practicing registration as an RN with the British Columbia College of Nursing Professionals (BCCNP)
- Two (2) years of recent, related clinical nursing experience in maternity/gyne or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience
- Completion of a recognized conscious sedation training course or previous experience providing conscious sedation
You also have demonstrated ability to:
- Practice women-centered care
- Communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing
- Perform effective CPR techniques
- Work independently and as a member of a multidisciplinary team
- Operate related equipment.
- Physically perform the duties of the position.
Reference # 85410
Wage: $34.83-$45.73 Hourly
Hours of Work: 07:30-15:30; 08:00-16:00; 08:30-16:30 Monday-Friday
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Applications will be accepted until position has been filled.
BC Women’s Hospital & Health Centre (BCW) is the only facility in British Columbia devoted primarily to the health of women, newborns and families. It provides a broad range of specialized women’s health services that address the health needs of women of all ages and backgrounds. BC Women’s is one of the largest maternity facilities in Canada, with over 7,000 births a year, and is both the major primary and secondary maternity services provider in the Lower Mainland and the cornerstone of the provincial tertiary care system. As an academic health centre, BCW’s mandate includes providing strong leadership in research and the education and professional development of health care professionals in areas related to the health of the populations we serve.
BCW is a program 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 people • Be compassionate • Dare to innovate• Cultivate partnerships • Serve with purpose.
For more information about the BC Women’s Hospital + Health Centre, please visit the website at: www.bcwomens.ca
For more information on all the nursing careers that PHSA has to offer, please visit: https://jobs.phsa.ca/nursing
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.