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Clinical Nurse Educator

BC Cancer Vancouver

 

The Clinical Nurse Educator utilizes evidence and learning theory to develop, facilitate and evaluate educational programs. The Clinical Nurse Educator acts as a research and clinical resource for nurses, nursing students and the interdisciplinary team in the regional centres and the Community Oncology Network. They collaborate with leaders including the Manager Clinical Services and Regional Nursing Lead, Clinical Nurse Coordinators, Clinical Nurse Leaders, Charge Nurses and community nursing leaders to ensure that the educational needs of nursing staff are met. The Clinical Nurse Educator supports the Clinical Nurse Leaders in their work to orient, mentor and support direct care nurses on a daily basis.

 

The focus of the Clinical Nurse Educator is to support interdisciplinary orientation and education at the regional centres. The Clinical Nurse Educator also collaborates with centre leadership and educators in Radiation Therapy and Pharmacy to develop, facilitate and deliver interdisciplinary education at the regional centres and to provide provincially-designed, centre wide orientation and educational supports and programs on an as needed basis.

 

What you’ll do

  • In collaboration with the Manager/Clinical Nurse Leaders, determine education priorities by completing learning needs assessments of individuals or groups.
  • Develop and revise educational programs through a process of research, consultation, education development, monitoring and updating.
  • Deliver certification courses in topics such as Chemotherapy Care, Radiation Therapy Nursing, IV therapy, and Central Venous Catheter care to nurses by means such as preparing written materials, facilitating workshops and overseeing clinical practice sessions.
  • Organize and deliver agency wide orientation sessions for new nursing employees as part of a network of Nurse Educators by means such as presenting clinical skills, practice tools and other related information.
  • Support Clinical Nurse Leaders to orient, preceptor, mentor and support direct care nurses/other staff in their clinical responsibilities.
  • Collaborate with other practice leaders to provide leadership, consultation, and performance support to clinical staff, employed student nurses, and students to assess, plan, implement and evaluate care.

What you bring

  • Graduation from an approved School of Nursing.
  • Current practicing registration as an RN with the British Columbia College of Nursing Professionals (BCCNP).
  • Three (3) years of recent experience in oncology nursing, including one (1) year of education and/or leadership experience, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
  • Completion of Oncology Nursing Certification is an asset.
  • Surgical, PAR, Surgical Day Care or PACU experience an asset.
  • Demonstrated critical thinking and problem solving skills.

You have the ability to:

  • Apply learning theory and evidence to teaching practices.
  • Establish educational priorities to meet identified program, organization and learner needs.
  • Implement education based on changing practices (i.e. Legislation and technology).
  • Foster effective teaching and learning relationships.
  • Facilitate learning and create effective learning environments.
  • Collaborate with a variety of stakeholders in preparing appropriate learner environments.
  • Develop, utilize and evaluate clinical practice resources.
  • Develop and deliver teaching/learning modalities and education materials that promote evidence informed/best practice.
  • Communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing.
  • Provide leadership and work direction in a coaching/mentoring role.
  • Work independently in an organized and self-directed manner.
  • Problem-solve and effectively deal with conflict situations.
  • Conceptualize education from a provincial to regional focus.
  • Utilize a wide variety of technology and software applications such as Microsoft Office including Word, Excel, PowerPoint etc.  
  • Operate related equipment.
  • Physically perform the duties of the position.

What’s in it for you

 

Every PHSA employee enables the best possible patient care for our patients and their families. Whether you are providing direct care, conducting research, or making it possible for others to do their work, you impact the lives of British Columbians today and in the future. That’s why we’re focused on your care too – offering health, wellness, development programs to support you – at work and at home.

  • Join one of BC’s largest employers with province-wide programs, services and operations – offering vast opportunities for growth and development.
  • Access to more than 2,000 in-house training programs.
  • Enjoy a comprehensive benefits package, including municipal pension plan.
  • 12 annual statutory holidays with generous vacation entitlement and accruement.
  • Perks include onsite fitness classes and discounts to 350 BC-wide recreational programs, travel, technology, car and bike sharing, and more.

Regular Full-Time

Wage: $41.42-$50.77 hourly

Location: 600 West 10th Ave, Vancouver BC

Applications will be accepted until position is filled

Hours of Work: 0800-1600, 0730- 1530 Monday-Friday

Reference # 88458

 

What we do

 

BC Cancer bccancer.bc.ca, part of the Provincial Health Services Authority (PHSA) provides comprehensive cancer control for the people of British Columbia.

 

PHSA plans, coordinates and evaluates specialized health services with the BC health authorities to provide equitable and cost-effective health care for people throughout the province. Our values reflect our commitment to excellence and include: Respect people – Be compassionate – Dare to innovate – Cultivate partnerships – Serve with purpose. Learn more about PHSA and our programs: jobs.phsa.ca/programs-and-services

 

PHSA is committed to employment equity and hires on the basis of merit, encouraging all qualified individuals to apply. We recognize that our ability to provide the best care for our diverse patient populations relies on a rich diversity of skills, knowledge, backgrounds and experiences, and value a safe, inclusive and welcoming environment.

 

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