Clinical Practice Educator - Vernon, B.C.

Position Summary

If you have a passion for geriatric nursing and are a skilled and experienced educator, then we have a rewarding opportunity for you in Vernon.

The Clinical Practice Educator (CPE) provides leadership in the delivery of nursing education and instruction to staff and patients/clients/residents based on adult education principles and philosophy within a specific clinical specialty or patient/client/resident population. The CPE applies nursing theory, advanced knowledge and leadership concepts in providing clinical guidance and resource support to staff. The CPE assists the Manager in establishing and maintaining standards of care and in providing and participating in continuous quality improvement environment. The CPE provides guidance and support to staff in the application of the nursing process in the provision of patient/client/resident care.

The Clinical Practice Educator for Geriatric Complex Behavior (CPE-GCB) will support geriatric patients with complex behavior needs, including behaviour specific to delirium and dementia. This role would provide leadership and support to acute care staff caring for older adults with complex behavior needs.

This is a Term, Full-time position until March 2023. Shifts of work are Monday to Friday 08:00 to 16:00.

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Qualifications

Baccalaureate Degree in Nursing, advanced preparation in the clinical specialty of the assigned area (Geriatric Nursing), three years’ recent related experience in clinical area of expertise and two years’ formal experience in adult teaching/learning, curriculum development, teaching, providing in service or staff development function or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

Graduation from an approved School of Nursing with current practicing registration with the British Columbia College of Nurses and Midwives (BCCNM).

Current CPR certification.

**Gentle Persuasive Approach (GPA) is an asset.

Comments

This posting is covered by the Provincial Health Officer’s mandatory COVID-19 vaccination orders and selected applicant(s) must comply.

Interior Health now offers assistance from an Aboriginal Employment Advisor. If you self-identify as Aboriginal (First Nations, Métis or Inuit) and if you would like assistance with internal career exploration, send your question via email to AboriginalEmployment@interiorhealth.ca to be redirected to the Employment Advisor. We invite applicants to self-identify as First nations, Métis, or Inuit within cover letters and/or resumes.

Competition #:

01674788

Employee Type:

TERM SPECIFIC FULL TIME

Bargaining Unit:

BCNU

Facility:

VERNON JUBILEE HOSPITAL

Location:

Vernon

Department:

VJH NURSING IN-SERVICE EDUCATI

Reports To:

MANAGER OR DESIGNATE

Hourly Wage:

$43.09 - $52.82

Close Date:

OPEN UNTIL FILLED

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