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.
Vancouver Coastal Health is looking for a Nurse Practitioner to join the team at Lions Gate Hospital in North Vancouver, BC. Apply today to join our team!
The Nurse Practitioner will join a three person Nurse Practitioner team, as part of a borader interdisciplinary team, providing team based medical care to orthopaedic and neurosurgical patients at Lions Gate Hospital.
The NP will be accountable for inpatient care on both the neurosurgical and orthopedics units at Lions Gate Hospital. The NP will be providing pre-operative and post-operative medical care including assessing, diagnosing and management within the NP scope of practice. The NPs will be integrated into the pre-existing teams, including nursing, allied staff, and physicians. The NP will assist with patient flow and access while also assisting in reducing LLOS by supporting the patients and family transition to home or community services. This will be achieved through early conversations about goals of care and coordination of services and needs within the team. The care delivery model is a 7 day a week rotation. The NP will be provided a thorough supported orientation to all the areas.
As a Nurse Practitioner with VCH 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.
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