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Nurse Educator (RN), Sexual and Reproductive Health - Trans Care BC

Vancouver, BC
Full Time
14 days ago
Nurse Educator, Sexual and Reproductive Health

Trans Care BC

Vancouver, BC

The Nurse Educator collaborates across programs, utilizes evidence-informed practice and education theory; promotes and models gender affirming care, supports the development of quality education activities; and delivers formal group or individual educational activities to health care providers and others that will achieve the most effective outcomes. The Nurse Educator promotes education practices that are consistent with established policies, standards and strategic directions of Trans Care BC, working with health authorities, medical and community staff and practitioners to identify learning needs in providing gender affirming care. The Nurse Educator communicates with health care teams across the province as needed, working to build capacity for care to be provided closer to home and works with staff at Trans Care BC to ensure best system navigation and supports are identified based on client need. The Nurse Educator is responsible for the development, implementation, delivery and evaluation of core educational materials and trainings for health care providers, and measures education plan success and amends plans accordingly.

What you'll do

  • Assist in environmental scans and needs assessments for educational materials and trainings to increase capacity for health care providers to provide gender affirming care; assesses individual and group learning needs in collaboration with Professional Practice, the Trans Care BC team, and/or internal and external stakeholders, analyzing data such as growth plans, practice changes and quality improvement indicators, to determine specific educational requirements.
  • Utilize educational/curriculum theory and knowledge of gender affirming care practice to design, develop, implement and evaluate clinical education materials and trainings for health care professionals in collaboration with the Manager and interdisciplinary team members; trainings include programs for current health professionals relevant post-secondary educational programs, continuing education sessions and cross-cultural caring programs.
  • Utilize a variety of teaching/learning strategies to support clinical education activities with individuals and groups including facilitating groups, coaching, mentoring, conducting formal/informal presentations and demonstrations, using educational technology and self-directed learning methods to implement planned programs. Facilitates scheduling of education sessions by collaborating with the Trans care BC team, health care professionals, clients and families to determine times, frequency and duration to ensure effective use of resources.
  • Provide direct clinical education or training to new and existing health care professionals as required and facilitates learning by role modeling direct patient care skills and practices , promoting skill development, and providing feedback to ensure care is provided according to Trans Care BC's gender affirming care standards and clinical practice guidelines.
  • Facilitate learning by acting as a clinical resource and demonstrates expertise and leadership in nursing practice by reviewing literature and, consulting with community experts, evaluating clinical practice systems/standards, identifying new theories/trends/education programs, developing new/revised standards and presenting educational sessions based upon specialized body of knowledge to enhance quality patient care.

What you bring


  • Graduation from an approved School of Nursing with current practicing registration as an RN or RPN with the British Columbia College of Nursing Professionals (BCCNM).
  • Three (3) years of recent related clinical experience in the designated clinical area with the designated client group, including one (1) year in an educational or leadership role, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
    Skills and Abilities
  • Demonstrated clinical experience in the provision of gender affirming primary care for trans and gender diverse patients.
  • Sound knowledge of current practice approaches and "Best Practice" standards both in the delivery of gender affirming care and the provision of clinical education to health care professionals and others.
  • Demonstrated ability to establish educational priorities to meet identified program, organization and learner needs.
  • Commitment to upholding the shared responsibility of creating lasting and meaningful reconciliation in Canada as per TRC (2015) and BC's Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples Act (2019).
  • Knowledge of social, economic, political and historical realities impacting indigenous communities and familiarity with Indigenous Cultural Safety and anti-racism and accompanying reports (BC DRIPA, TRC, etc.).

What we bring

Every PHSA employee enables the best possible patient care for our patients and their families. Whether you are providing direct care, conducting research, or making it possible for others to do their work, you impact the lives of British Columbians today and in the future. That's why we're focused on your care too - offering health, wellness, development programs to support you - at work and at home.
  • Join one of BC's largest employers with province-wide programs, services and operations - offering vast opportunities for growth, development, and recognition programs that honour the commitment and contribution of all employees.
  • Access to professional development opportunities through our in-house training programs, including +2,000 courses, such as our San'yas Indigenous Cultural Safety Training course, or Core Linx for Leadership roles.
  • Enjoy a comprehensive benefits package, including municipal pension plan, and psychological health & safety programs and holistic wellness resources.
  • Annual statutory holidays (13) with generous vacation entitlement and accruement.
  • PHSA is a remote work friendly employer, welcoming flexible work options to support our people (eligibility may vary, depending on position).
  • Access to WorkPerks, a premium discount program offering a wide range of local and national discounts on electronics, entertainment, dining, travel, wellness, apparel, and more.

Job Type: Temporary, Part-Time (0.80FTE until March 31, 2024)

Wage: $43.09-$52.82/hour

Applications will be accepted until position is filled.
Hours of Work:
Monday - Thursday, 0800-1600 / 0900 - 1700
Requisition #

As per the current Public Health Order, full vaccination against COVID-19 is a condition of employment with PHSA as of October 26, 2021.

What we do

The Provincial Health Services Authority ( PHSA ) plans, manages 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, 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, background and experience, and value a safe, inclusive and welcoming environment.

Reconciliation is an ongoing process and a shared responsibility for all of us. The BC Governments' unanimous passage of the Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples Act was a significant step forward in this journey-one that all health authorities are expected to support as we work in cooperation with Indigenous Peoples to establish a clear and sustainable path to lasting reconciliation. True reconciliation will take time and ongoing commitment to work with Indigenous Peoples as they move toward self-determination. Guiding these efforts Crown agencies must remain focused on creating opportunities that implement the Truth and Reconciliation Commission Mandate.

ATTN: PHSA Employees:

To be considered as a PHSA employee (internal applicant) for this position, you must apply online via your internal profile at

Please note the internal job posting will no longer be accessible after the expiry date of May 26, 2023. If the internal job posting has expired, please contact the Internal Jobs Help Desk and advise that you would like to be considered as a late internal applicant for this position. Please do not apply for the external job posting.

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