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Patient Care Coordinator - Heartwood Centre for Women, BC Mental Health and Substance Use Services Full-time Job

7 months ago Medical & Healthcare Vancouver   1.5K views
Job Details
What you’ll do
  • Coordinate client care related activities and provide leadership in the planning and implementation of innovative and creative approaches for the delivery of services. Promote quality of care by consulting and collaborating with interdisciplinary team members to help establish appropriate goals of care and individualized care plans considering the patient’s/client’s physiological, psychological, spiritual and sociocultural needs.
  • Assist staff in operationalizing care standards, client care guidelines, protocols, clinical pathways and organizational policies. Work with patients/clients/families and the team to minimize variances from the standardized elements of care and length of stay as described in the clinical pathway. Facilitate the evaluation of services to ensure program and service needs are met.
  • Attend and participate in initial client care evaluations and admission meetings as a member of an interdisciplinary team by providing input on a variety of care issues, practice effectiveness and administrative decisions according to client care standards. Assess the patient’s/client’s overall needs, conduct risk assessments, formulate initial diagnostic impressions and determines priority of care requirements.
  • Review client progress and client/family needs. Provide formal and informal consultation as needed to health care team members, other health care providers and students. Provide guidance/knowledge in the management of care in a client/group in defined area of clinical expertise. Promote interdisciplinary collaboration for treatment concerns, continuity of care, crisis management protocols and community resource coordination. Assist with therapeutic interventions and problem solving, provide clinical guidance and information on complex cases, discuss client care issues and develop linkages/partnerships to meet client need.
  • Establish, maintain and enhance therapeutic relationships based on respect with client. Engage others in treatment planning and evaluation, provide follow-up planning, support patients/clients to manage self-care, encourage informed decision making and empower client to improve quality of life. Teach client about management/treatment of medical conditions.
What you bring
  • Graduation from an approved School of Nursing with current practicing registration as a Registered Nurse or Registered Psychiatric Nurse with the British Columbia College of Nursing Professionals (BCCNP).
  • Completion of post basic specialty nursing certificate/program if applicable, and three (3) years' recent, related experience in the designated clinical area, including working with the applicable population group when indicated, and one (1) year's related administrative/supervisory experience or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience. Valid BC Driver's License and access to personal vehicle for local area travel may be required.
  • Valid BC Driver's License and access to personal vehicle for local area travel may be required.
  • Current CPR Certification.
What’s in it for you

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 and development.
  • Access to more than 2,000 in-house training programs.
  • Enjoy a comprehensive benefits package, including municipal pension plan.
  • 12 annual statutory holidays with generous vacation entitlement and accruement.
  • Perks include onsite fitness classes and discounts to 350 BC-wide recreational programs, travel, technology, car and bike sharing, and more.
Company Description
PHSA plans, manages and evaluates selected specialty and province-wide health care services across B.C., working with the five geographic health authorities to deliver province-wide solutions that improve the health of British Columbians. Our values reflect our commitment to excellence and include: Respect people Be compassionate Dare to innovate Cultivate partnerships Serve with purpose.
Our programs and services include: BC Cancer BC Centre for Disease Control BC Children's Hospital Sunny Hill Health Centre for Children BC Mental Health and Substance Use Services BC Renal BC Transplant BC Women's Hospital and Health Centre Cardiac Services BC Perinatal Services BC BC Emergency Health Services. Learn more about PHSA and our programs: https://jobs.phsa.ca/programs-and-services