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BC Womens Hospital and Health Centre

Registered Nurse Leader (RN), Labour Delivery - BC Women's Hospital

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Job Description

Registered Nurse Leader (RN), Labour Delivery

BC Women's Hospital

Vancouver, BC

The Registered Nurse Leader (RN) coordinates staffing coverage and provides supervision, guidance and expert clinical support to the nursing and support staff within the Acute Perinatal (Antepartum (AP), Postpartum (PP), Birthing (BP)) Program. Supervision will be consistent with established policies, standards of practice and philosophy at BC Women's Hospital and Health Centre.

What you'll do
  • Supervise the work of nurses and support staff. Promote adherence to professional and clinical nursing standards by modelling professional practice, encouraging dialogue about practice and monitoring practice to identify learning needs. Teach, coach and guide staff as they increase their knowledge and skills and acts as a resource during a critical event as required.
  • Act as a resource to help coordinate the activities of the area by communicating and planning with the unit based charge nurses and primary care providers as required. Assist with bed allocation for admitted patients for direct or emergency admissions.
  • Monitor hospital utilization by overseeing activity within the different areas of the programs through regular unit based rounds. Coordinate the use of staff, dependent on utilization/resource requirements and adjusts staffing levels to match workload by calling in or reassigning staff to other units.
  • Resolve problems utilizing the nursing process related to patient care to ensure quality patient care. Confer with physicians, families and departments within the Hospital on questions related to nursing practice and hospital policy.
  • Ensure that equipment for the program is available as required. Conduct monthly safety inspection and initiates maintenance request as required. Report deficiencies to the appropriate manager.
  • Maintain a safe environment for women, families and staff by following established emergency procedures and safety practices.
  • Provide input to the AP/PP/Birthing Leadership Team into the development, implementation and evaluation of the program's patient care standards and policies and procedures.
  • Participate in quality improvement initiatives through activities such as immediate follow up on incidents concerning staff or patients by investigating and collecting data and is responsible for the completion of PSLS events related to incidents as assigned.

What you bring

  • Graduation from an approved School of Nursing with current practicing registration as an RN with the British Columbia College of Nurses and Midwives (BCCNM).
  • Five (5) years of recent perinatal experience including a minimum of one (1) year's recent, related experience in a supervisory/leadership capacity or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
  • Current CPR/NRP certification.
  • Fetal Health Assessment certification (BCWH or equivalent).

You will also have
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
  • Demonstrated ability to lead and make decisions independently.
  • Demonstrated ability to develop, prioritize and accomplish objectives.
  • Demonstrated ability to deal with conflict and problem solve.
  • Physical ability to perform the duties of the position.
  • Excellent team building skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to participate as a member of a multidisciplinary team.
  • Demonstrated ability to mentor staff in critical events.
  • Knowledge of antepartum, intrapartum and postpartum emergencies.
  • 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: Temporary, Full-Time (until October 18 th 2024)
$49.20 - $67.08/hour

Location: 4500 Oak Street, Vancouver BC, V6H 2N9
Applications will be accepted until position is filled.
Hours of Work:
Rotating, 0650-1910/1850-0710
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

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.

ATTN: PHSA Employees:

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Please note 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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About BC Womens Hospital and Health Centre

BC Women's is dedicated to improving the health of women, newborns and families through a comprehensive range of services, research and education


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Application closing date is 2024-09-08

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