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Perinatal Clinical Educator, NICU - BC Women's Hospital & Health Centre

Vancouver, BC
Full Time
12 days ago
Perinatal Clinical Educator, NICU

BC Women's Hospital & Health Centre

Vancouver, BC

Working within the assigned clinical program, the Perinatal Clinical Educator (PCE) is a salient member of the interdisciplinary leadership team and demonstrates a set of core competencies important to developing and maintaining the academic practice environment. Core competencies focus on education and staff development, collaboration, leadership and change management in the development and delivery of quality nursing practice. The PCE utilizes evidence-informed practice and education theory; understands and applies theories related to adult learning, group dynamics, role and organizational behavior that will support best practice and patient/family centered care. The PCE promotes lifelong learning and learner responsibility for their ongoing professional development. The PCE promotes education practices that are consistent with established policies, standards and strategic directions of BC Women's Hospital and the PHSA.

What you'll do

  • Responsible for education development for designated clinical programs within the Maternal Newborn and Neonatal Programs utilizing educational/curriculum theory and knowledge of specialized clinical practice to design, develop, deliver and evaluate clinical education programs for team members (in collaboration with the Program Director and interdisciplinary team members). Validate learning needs through needs assessment. Develop, coordinate and schedule education activities, identify outcome indicators, and evaluate and revise education programs accordingly.
  • Develop, review, and modify learning resources and clinical practice reference documents for team members using established educational standards. Determine a match between content and delivery method and provides feedback to all stakeholders to ensure resources are current, relevant, cost effective and coordinated.
  • Identify, develop and implement customized learning plans, in collaboration with the Program Managers, Program Coordinators, Senior Practice Leaders or delegate and Senior Leaders, Clinical Education to meet individual learning needs of staff supporting a nurse to achieve the desired level of competency related to knowledge, skills, attitudes and clinical judgments. Provide direct clinical instruction to new and existing staff as required and facilitates learning by role modeling direct patient care skills and practices to staff in a classroom or at designated workstation, promoting skill development, observing staff while performing patient care, including documentation practices, and providing feedback to ensure care is provided according to program standards and clinical practice guidelines.
  • Facilitate learning by coaching and acting as a clinical resource through knowledge of evidence-based, best practice and developments in technology and equipment, 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. Help identify and introduce innovative learning technologies.
  • Assist Senior Practice Leaders with the introduction and initiation of new policies and procedures amongst staff. Collaborate with the Senior Practice Leader with plans for introducing new evidence-based care guidelines.

What you bring

  • Graduation from an approved School of Nursing with current practicing registration as an RN with the British Columbia College of Nursing Professionals (BCCNP).
  • Three (3) years of recent clinical experience in the designated specialty area including one (1) year in an educational or leadership role, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
  • Current certification in Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR).
  • Current Neonatal Resuscitation Provider status
  • Current Fetal Health Surveillance certificate (Maternity)

You will have demonstrated ability to:

  • Establish educational priorities to meet identified program, organization and learner needs.
  • Plan, deliver and evaluate educational programs.
  • Apply principles of adult education, lifelong learning educational theories and evidence-based nursing practice related to specialty area to teaching practices.
  • Assess individual and group learning needs, develop and deliver teaching/learning modalities and education materials that promote best practice.
  • Prioritize and organize work independently.
  • Awareness of and commitment to learning and understanding the Truth & Reconciliation Commission's 94 Calls to Action (2015), In Plain Sight Report (2020), BC's Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples Act (2019), and other related reports.
  • 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).
  • As a strong asset for consideration, we are looking for our successful candidate to have: 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: Regular, Full-Time
$43.09 to $52.82 per hour
4500 Oak Street, Vancouver, BC V6H 2N9
Applications will be accepted until position is filled.
Hours of Work:
Rotating; Monday to Thursday; 0745-1638
Requisition Number:

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

BC Women's Hospital & Health Centre (BCW) is dedicated to improving the health of women, newborns and families through a comprehensive range of services, research and education.

BCW is part of the Provincial Health Services Authority (PHSA).

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 and BCW are 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.

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