VCH is pleased to announce we will now reimburse Nurse Practitioners (NPs) for the cost of the Objective Structured Clinical Exam (OSCE), upon successful completion, for NP candidates who have not yet completed the exam, and who are hired into a regular or temporary position with VCH.
Nurse Practitioners in the Personal Support and Stabilization (PSS) team are the medical leaders that provide medical care through a consultative lens to house bound frail patients recently discharged from hospital. The NP works within an interdisciplinary team of re-ablement providers: Physiotherapy, Occupational Therapy, Rehabilitation Assistants, Registered Nurses and Licensed Practical Nurses.
The successful candidate will be comfortable assessing and treating a broad spectrum of patients in their various residences, working independently and often seeing patients alone. This role will be providing backfill vacation relief for the NPs on the PSS teams including Richmond, North Shore and Vancouver.
As a Nurse Practitioner with the Personalized Support and Stabilization team you will:
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 PERSONALIZED SUPPORT AND STABILIZATION (PSS)
Personalized Support and Stabilization is a new community team of interdisciplinary professionals working together to support people to safely transition, early on, from hospital settings back to their homes in the community.
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