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125939 - RN/RPN - Community Transition Care Team (CTCT)

Vancouver, BC
  • Number of positions available : 1

  • To be discussed
  • Starting date : 1 position to fill as soon as possible

RN/RPN - Community Transition Care Team (CTCT)
Job ID 2024-125939
City Vancouver
  • Work Location
  • Community Trans Care Team-CTCT
  • Department
  • Community Trans Care Team and Pennyslvania Support Suites
  • Home Worksite
  • 12 - Vancouver Community
  • Labour Agreement
  • Nurses' Bargaining Association
  • Union
  • 200 - Nurses BCNU
  • Position Type
  • Baseline
  • Job Status
  • Regular Full-Time
  • FTE
  • 1.00
  • Standard Hours / Week
  • 37.50
  • Job Category
  • Nursing
  • Salary Grade
  • L3
  • Min Hourly
  • CAD $41.42/Hr.
  • Max Hourly
  • CAD $55.91/Hr.
  • Shift Times
  • 0830-1630
  • Days Off
  • Saturday, Stats, Sunday
  • Position Start Date
  • As soon as possible
The salary range for this position is CAD $41.42/Hr. - CAD $55.91/Hr.
Job Summary

Come work as a Registered Nurse - Community Transition Care Team (CTCT) with Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH)!

Vancouver Coastal Health is looking for a Registered Nurse (RN) or Registered Psychiatric Nurse (RPN), to join the Community Trans Care Team in Vancouver, BC. Apply today to join our team!

As a Registered Nurse with VCH, you will:

  • Provide holistic nursing care in an interdisciplinary clinic setting to designated clients with a variety of acute and chronic illnesses/diseases, including mental health and substance use, communicable diseases, and/or general health issues.
  • Use the principles of harm reduction, the Clinic Nurse performs physical and mental health assessments, establishes, coordinates, reviews, and updates care plans, observes, monitors, and evaluates client progress and response to treatments, makes referrals and supports transition between services as needed.
  • Provide education and counselling, and administers prescribed treatment, medication, and intravenous therapy in a safe and effective manner as required.

This work is framed within VCH’s commitments to our pillars of Indigenous Cultural Safety, Anti-Racism, Equity, Diversity and Inclusion, and Planetary Health.


Education & Experience

  • Current practicing registration as a Registered Nurse or Registered Psychiatric Nurse with the British Columbia College of Nurses and Midwives (BCCNM).
  • One (1) year recent related clinical nursing experience providing care and/or treatment services to the designated client population through a harm reduction, holistic mental health and substance use lens, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Knowledge & Abilities

  • Working knowledge of community health nursing theory and practice within a client/family -centered approach.
  • Working knowledge of the British Columbia College of Nurses and Midwives (BCCNM) standards of practice for nursing.
  • Working knowledge of theory and established practices and procedures of professional nursing care for acute, chronic, and terminally ill clients.
  • Working knowledge of facilitation, mediation, and conflict resolution techniques, and demonstrated analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Demonstrated case management, teaching/training, clinical support and consultation skills.
  • Demonstrated skill in caring for a variety of parenteral therapy devices, including peripheral lVs, and central lines.
  • Knowledge of the standards of practice for parenteral therapy.
  • Demonstrated understanding of Trauma Informed Practice, Harm Reduction and Recovery Oriented Care.
  • Broad knowledge of substance abuse and addictions treatment.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of concurrent disorders, substance use, harm reduction strategies including assessment and intervention.
  • Demonstrated ability to establish workload priorities in a dynamic environment.
  • Demonstrated understanding of impact of social determinants of health on individuals, families and the community into care provided.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience in providing culturally safe and competent care.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of impact of colonization of individuals, families and the Downtown Eastside.
  • Demonstrated ability to collaborate with site partners in a culturally safe manner, including community-based organizations, community members, and people actively using substances.
  • Demonstrated ability to deal effectively with conflict situations.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of substance use treatment, services and community resources.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing.
  • Ability to provide physical, psychological and educationally supportive care and counseling.
  • Ability to work effectively in an interdisciplinary team environment.
  • Demonstrated ability to perform emergency procedures, including overdose response and CPR techniques.
  • Ability to prioritize, work independently, and use a cooperative approach to program delivery.
  • Ability to carry out the physical demands of the job.
Closing Statement

The hours of work including days off and work area may be subject to change consistent with operational requirements and the provision of the Collective Agreement and applicable statutes.

As per the current Public Health Orders, as of October 5, 2023, all employees working for Vancouver Coastal Health must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 or have received a single dose of the most-recent, updated COVID-19 vaccine. Proof of vaccination status will be required.


VCH is a world class innovator in medical care, research and teaching, delivering service to more than one million BC residents. At VCH, we embrace thinking boldly, taking smart risks, and 'going first' when we believe it will lead to the best possible outcomes for patients and their families. We invite you to join us in creating healthy lives in healthy communities by showcasing our passion for care, connection to the communities we serve and our culture of teamwork that makes VCH a great place to work.

• Comprehensive health benefits package, including MSP, extended health and dental and municipal pension plan
• Grow your career with employer-paid training and leadership development opportunities
• Wellness supports, including counselling, critical incident and innovative wellness services are available to employees and their immediate families
• Award-winning recognition programs to honour staff, medical staff and volunteers
• Access to exclusive discount offers and deals for VCH staff

Equity, diversity, and inclusion are essential to our goals of creating a great place to work and delivering exceptional care. We acknowledge and accommodate unique differences and ensure special measures are in place so that all prospective and current employees are given an opportunity to succeed.

We are committed to building a representative workforce and encourage applications reflecting diversity of sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, racialization or ancestry, disability, political belief, religion, marital or family status, age, and/or status as a First Nation, Metis, Inuit, or Indigenous person.

Vancouver Coastal Health is proud to be recognized as one of Canada's Top 100 Employers in 2024.

Only short-listed applicants will be contacted for this posting.

***Employees of VCH must apply online via the Internal Career Portal on CareerHub, you are currently viewing the External Career Portal. Refer to the site for instructions on how to view internal job postings and how to apply as an employee. Current VCH employees who apply to this posting using this external site will be considered as an external candidate. Seniority will not apply.***

Thank you for your interest in Vancouver Coastal Health.

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