Nurse Practitioner Acute Care

Nurse Practitioner Acute Care

Full time | Vancouver, BC

Description

Vancouver Coastal Health is looking for a Nurse Practitioner. Apply today to join our team!

Possessing Adult license or education, Geriatric as well as psychiatric and Mental Health specialty would be an asset.

When applying please make sure to provide the job requisition number and department. If you want to learn more about as specific role, please check our website for more information by searching the job requisition number.

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. The OSCE reimbursement is in the form of a forgivable loan, which is forgiven after one (1) year of continuous employment in a regular or temporary position with VCH.

As a Nurse Practitioner with VCH you will:

Be responsible and accountable for the comprehensive assessment of patients and clients including diagnosing diseases, disorders and conditions.
Initiate treatment including health care management, therapeutic interventions and prescribes medications in accordance with the statutory and regulatory standards, limits and conditions, and employer policies and procedures.
Provide professional guidance to other health professionals and participates autonomously as a member of the interdisciplinary health teams.
Collaborate with clients and other health professionals to identify and assess trends and patterns that have implications for clients, families and communities.
Develop and implement population and evidence-based strategies to improve health and participate in policy-making and quality improvement activities that influence health services and practices.
Participate in peer, program and self-review to evaluate the outcome of the services at the client, community and population level.
Be responsible for own professional development and maintaining competence in the position, and maintaining privileges as active medical staff as required.
Report to an Operational Director, Professional Practice and has key accountabilities for quality assurance and patient safety within the Regional Department of Nurse Practitioners.

Requirements

*Education & Experience*

*Knowledge & Abilities*

Job Application Methods

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