Discharge Coordinator (RN) - Nursing

$43.09 - $52.82 hourly
  • Vancouver Coastal Health
  • Jun 02, 2022
Part time Registered Nurses

Job Description

Vancouver Coastal Health is looking for a Registered Nurse to join the Sunshine Coast Home Care Services team as a Discharge Coordinator in Sechelt, BC.  Apply today to join our team!

As a Discharge Coordinator with Vancouver Coastal Health you will:

  • Act as a clinical resource for acute interprofessional teams by providing information based on advanced nursing knowledge, theory and practice related to clients with complex health care needs requiring Home and Community Care services.
  • Provide comprehensive discharge planning for patients/clients/residents requiring subsidized home health services and/or admission/returning to Residential Care facility.
  • Determine client goals and needs, assesses client situations, work effectively with community resources and plan with clients for care and support in accordance with their health needs.
  • Within an interprofessional team context, provide continuity of care across the continuum by assessing clients, liaising with team members (both in acute and community), coordinating, implementing discharge plans, evaluating client outcomes based on client goals for care and supporting transition to and from the community and acute care.

ABOUT SECHELT, BC

The District Municipality of Sechelt is located on the lower Sunshine Coast of British Columbia, approximately 50 km northwest of Vancouver. It is accessible from the mainland by a 40-minute ferry trip between Horseshoe Bay and Langdale, followed by a 25-minute drive along Highway 101, also known as the Sunshine Coast Highway. This charming seaside community is known for its natural beauty and is a popular destination for outdoor activities including sightseeing, boating, diving, camping and mountain biking. There are also several municipal parks, plenty of eateries, locally owned shops, boutiques and galleries, and a golf course. Imagine a lifestyle where you are only a short walk or bike ride to work, you go home for lunch and you are home again in time for an activity or go for a hike AND watch the sunset - all before dinner. That is what Sechelt has to offer you!

QUALIFICATIONS:

Education & Experience

  • Current practicing registration as a Registered Nurse with the British Columbia College of Nursing Professionals (BCCNP).
  • Five (5) years’ recent, related experience in an acute care environment and/or community environment, or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.

Knowledge & Abilities

  • Broad knowledge of nursing theory and practice within a client and family centred model of care.
  • Broad knowledge of the BCCNP’s Standards of Practice for registered nurses.
  • Broad knowledge of evidence based nursing practice related to patient acuity and bed utilization practices within a tertiary level teaching hospital.
  • Broad knowledge of other health care disciplines and their role in client care and discharge planning.
  • Broad knowledge of clinical studies methodology and data presentation.
  • Demonstrated ability to apply critical thinking within clinical and evaluation activities.
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently.
  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively as a member of an interdisciplinary team.
  • Demonstrated ability to demonstrate, facilitate and coach.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate orally and in writing.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate with, and deal effectively with, co-workers, physicians, other health care staff, clients and their families, and staff of outside agencies.
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively deal with conflict situations.
  • Demonstrated ability to adjust to new or unexpected events.
  • Demonstrated ability to plan, organize and prioritize work.
  • Demonstrated physical ability to perform the duties of the position.
  • Demonstrated computerized software skills in word processing, databases, spreadsheets, presentations and internet access and ability to operate a computerized patient care information system.
  • Ability to operate related equipment.
  • Physical ability to perform the duties of the position.

The hours of work including days off and work area may be subject to change consistent with operational requirements and the provision of the Collective Agreement and applicable statutes.

As per the current Public Health Orders (Long Term Care/Seniors Assisted Living Provincial Health Officer Order and the Health Sector Order), as of October 26, 2021, all employees working for Vancouver Coastal Health must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19. Proof of vaccination status will be required.

WHY JOIN VANCOUVER COASTAL HEALTH?

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 our goals of creating a great place to work and delivering exceptional care. We acknowledge and accommodate unique differences and ensure special measures are in place so that all prospective and current employees are given an opportunity to succeed.

We are committed to building a representative workforce and encourage applications reflecting diversity of sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, racialization or ancestry, disability, political belief, religion, marital or family status, age, and/or status as a First Nation, Metis, Inuit, or Indigenous person.

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

Only short-listed applicants will be contacted for this posting.