Care Management Leader (RN)

$42.25 - $51.78 hourly
  • Vancouver Coastal Health
  • Vancouver General Hospital, West 12th Avenue, Vancouver, BC, Canada
  • Jan 18, 2021
Temporary Registered Nurses Healthcare Nursing Nurse

Job Description

Vancouver Coastal Health is looking for a Registered Nurse to join the team at Vancouver General Hospital as a Care Management Leader. Apply today to join our team!

 

As a Care Management Leader at Vancouver General Hospital you will:

  • Facilitate assigned patients’ hospitalization from admission through discharge.
  • Coordinate and collaborate with the acute interprofessional team to expedite effective patient care and coordinate timely sustainable discharge plans.
  • Conduct comprehensive nursing assessments and provide direction to the interprofessional team on appropriate level of care and determine sustainable, quality discharge plans.
  • Intervene to address barriers, and provide leadership as needed to achieve optimal outcomes, including securing funding and approvals for services as required.
  • Be accountable for the development and effectiveness of policies, procedures and standards to support effective care management and discharge planning.
  • Apply the use of data in your own practice; identifying where to focus efforts, the measurement of progress towards identified outcomes, and as an educational tool to ensure that the plan of care and services provided are patient focused, high quality, efficient, and effective.
  • Participate in committees, task groups, continuing education, and/or corporate initiatives.

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.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

Education & Experience

  • Current practicing registration as a Registered Nurse with the BC College of Nurses and Midwives (BCCNM).
  • Three (3) years recent, related acute care experience including (1) years’ experience in case management, discharge planning, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

Knowledge & Abilities

  • Comprehensive knowledge of Nursing theory and practice within a patient/family centred model of care.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of the BCCNM standards for nursing practice.
  • Broad knowledge of evidence based nursing practice related to various patient population groups and demonstrated ability to apply knowledge to a case management process.
  • Broad knowledge of pathophysiology and pharmacology and demonstrated ability to apply knowledge to safely plan discharge.