Clinical Educator, Nursing (RPN/RN)

$42.25 - $51.78 hourly
  • Vancouver Coastal Health
  • West Vancouver Community Centre - West Vancouver, BC
  • Apr 19, 2021
Full time Registered Nurses Healthcare Nursing RPN Nurse

Job Description

Vancouver Coastal Health is looking for an experienced Registered Nurse OR Registered Psychiatric Nurse to join the End of Life Supports team at the West Vancouver Community Centre as a Clinical Educator. Apply today to join our team!


As a Clinical Educator at Vancouver Coastal Health you will:

  • Provide clinical education services including individual and group learning assessments and opportunities.

  • Develop, implement and evaluate clinical education programs and resources using specialized theory and knowledge of generalized and specialized clinical practice as well as teaching and learning principles and processes.

  • Consult, confer and collaborate with educators and clinical program and team members in promotion of continuous quality improvement, resolution of clinical education issues and coordination of activities required for progressive educational and clinical practice programs.

  • Take corrective action with respect to individual and group learning needs.

  • Practice in accordance with the British Columbia College of Nurses and Midwives (BCCNM) standards (professional & practice) and code of ethics for registered nurses.

  • Practice within the scope of practice as set by the organization, as per VCH policies and guidelines/clinical practice documents and within own competence.


Education & Experience

  • Current practicing registration as a Registered Nurse with the British Columbia College of Nurses and Midwives (BCCNM),

  • Three (3) years’ recent, related nursing experience in the designated clinical area(s), including one year's related teaching experience and/or group facilitation or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

  • Completion of post graduate course work and/or certification applicable to the designated clinical area.

  • Completion of ‘Educator Pathway Program’ is preferred.

  • For designated Clinical Specialty Areas: Three (3) years’ recent, related nursing experience in the designated clinical specialty area.

  • Valid Driver's License to operate a vehicle within B.C. Local area travel may require the use of a personal vehicle

Knowledge & Abilities

  • Knowledge of clinical practice related to treatment and care of the designated patient/resident population.
  • Knowledge of organization’s policies, procedures and standards of care.
  • Knowledge of other health care disciplines and their role in patient/resident care.
  • Knowledge of research methodology and processes.
  • Demonstrated clinical proficiency in the designated clinical area
  • Demonstrated ability to teach, demonstrate, facilitate and lead.
  • Demonstrated ability to use critical thinking in approach to teaching.
  • Demonstrated ability to develop educational programs and material.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively with co-workers, physicians, other health care staff and patients/residents and their families, either one-on-one and/or in-groups, both verbally and in writing.
  • Demonstrated ability to function as an effective team member, leader and facilitator.
  • Demonstrated ability to provide leadership and work direction.
  • Demonstrated ability to promote a creative learning environment.
  • Demonstrated ability to establish workload priorities in collaboration with others.
  • Demonstrated ability to provide effective consultation.
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and in collaboration with others.
  • Physical ability to perform the duties and responsibilities of the position.
  • Skill in the use of equipment and in techniques appropriate to designated clinical area.
  • Demonstrated ability to deal with and/or guide others in resolution of conflict issues.
  • Demonstrated ability to function effectively and efficiently in emergency situations and guide others in order to deliver quality patient/resident care.
  • Demonstrated skill in CPR techniques.
  • Demonstrated computer skills including the ability to effectively use a computerized client care information system and other relevant electronic applications such as email, word processing and presentation software.



VCH is a world-class innovator in medical care, research and teaching, delivering service to more than one million BC residents. 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. We invite you to join us in creating healthy lives in healthy communities by showcasing our passion for care, connection to the communities we serve and our culture of teamwork that makes VCH a great place to work.

  • Comprehensive health benefits package, including MSP, extended health and dental and municipal pension plan
  • Grow your career with employer-paid training and leadership development opportunities
  • Wellness supports, including counselling, critical incident and innovative wellness services are available to employees and their immediate families
  • Award-winning recognition programs to honour staff, medical staff and volunteers
  • Access to exclusive discount offers and deals for VCH staff

Diversity, equity and inclusion are essential to delivering exceptional care and building a great place to work. At VCH, we value and accommodate unique differences to ensure that our staff and medical staff (both current and prospective) have the opportunity and are supported to thrive.

To build a strong and representative workforce, we are seeking candidates who will contribute to a caring and inclusive culture. We encourage applications from members of communities that are disadvantaged on any grounds under the B.C. Human Rights Code, including Indigenous Peoples, people of colour, people of all genders and sexualities and people with disabilities.

VCH is proud to be recognized as a Best Place to Work in Canada in 2021 by Glassdoor and Forbes.