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Clinic Nurse, Covid-19 Negative Response Line - BC Centre for Disease Control

Vancouver, BC
Full Time
11 days ago

Cinic Nurse, BC Centre for Disease Control

Covid- 19 Negative Response Line & Contact Tracing

BC Centre for Disease Control is seeking a Clinic Nurse to support our Covid-19 Negative Response Line and Contact Tracing Initiatives.

The Clinic Nurse provides and coordinates outpatient nursing activities such as patient assessment, patient and family teaching, clinic procedures and health promotion activities consistent with nursing scope, practice and professional standards, established policies, standards of care and philosophy atBC Centre for Disease Control.

The Covid -19 Negative Response Line responsibilities include:
  • Providing negative COVID-19 results to clients on the phone
  • Reinforcing public health self-isolation recommendations
  • Supporting administrative and volunteer team with positive and indeterminate results as needed
  • Referring clients as appropriate

Contact tracing and case management for temporary foreign workers responsibilities include:
  • Conducting contact tracing, including daily monitoring for contacts
  • Liaising with team on the groundat an off site safe location at a Richmond hotel
  • Completing case reports for positive COVID-19 cases
  • Documentation and record keeping
  • Other duties as needed
  • Experience working in Spanish an asset

** Travel to Richmond is requried to support the Contact Tracing Activities

You have:
  • Graduated from an approved School of Nursing with current practicing registration as an RN with the British Columbia College of Nursing Professionals (BCCNP)
  • Two years recent related experience in the designated clinic setting and/or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

You possess:
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
  • Ablilty work in all areas of the clinic
  • Ability to relate effectively to patients and their families and others.
    Ability to function as an active member of a multidisciplinary team, and function as a nursing resource.
  • Ability to demonstrate effective CPR techniques.
  • Ability to organize work
  • Physical ability to perform the duties of the job.
  • Ability to operate related equipment including applicable computer software.

Position:TemporaryFull Time until September 30, 2020

Location: Vancouver

Hours: Monday to Sunday 8:30 to 16:30 (Rotation)

What we do

BC Centre for Disease Control (BCCDC) is dedicated to preventing and controlling communicable disease and promoting environmental health for the province.

Provincial Health Services Authority ( PHSA ) plans, coordinates and evaluates specialized health services with the BC health authorities to provide equitable and cost-effective health care for people throughout the province. Our values reflect our commitment to excellence and include: Respect people - Be compassionate - Dare to innovate - Cultivate partnerships - Serve with purpose. Learn more about PHSA and our programs:

PHSA is committed to employment equity and hires on the basis of merit, encouraging all qualified individuals to apply. We recognize that our ability to provide the best care for our diverse patient populations relies on a rich diversity of skills, knowledge, backgrounds and experiences, and value a safe, inclusive and welcoming environment.

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