Public Health Resource Nurse (RN) – COVID-19 Vaccinations

Print Date: June 1, 2023
Job ID: 34679

Job Overview

  • Company Name Vancouver Coastal Health
  • Job Start Date Mon, 24 Jan 2022 23:36:29 GMT
  • Job Type Part Time
  • Job Source Careerjet

Job title: Public Health Resource Nurse (RN) – COVID-19 Vaccinations

Job description: Job Description

Job Title: Public Health Resource Nurse (RN) – COVID-19 VaccinationsWork Site: COVID-19 Vaccination Campaign, Various Pop Up Clinic Locations – Vancouver, Richmond, and North Vancouver, BCStatus: Temporary Part Time (0.62 FTE)Start Date: As soon as possible until approximately May 2022Salary: $43.09 – $52.82 per hourHours:


Days off: Rotating, Saturday, and Sunday Reference#: 158042-mhs

Come work as a Public Health Resource Nurse with Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH)!

Vancouver Coastal Health is looking for Registered Nurses to join the COVID-19 Vaccination Campaign team across VCH as Public Health Resource Nurses. These positions will support the pop-up Vaccine Clinics in Richmond, Vancouver, and on the North Shore. Apply today to join our team!

As a Public Health Resource Nurse with VCH, you will:

Support core competencies for public health through education, clinical leadership and clinical expertise to designated staff who carry out the delivery of public health services within the Community of Care and across interdisciplinary teams.

Support all aspects of assessing, planning, organizing, coordinating and evaluating public health actions on public health key indicators.

Provide supervision to designated nursing staff by making/adjusting assignments, scheduling and coordinating the use of staff, evaluating competency, and identifying ongoing training requirements.

Assist the program lead/Manager in coordinating the delivery of public health reporting requirements.

Work in collaboration with regional public health leads, program leads and community partners.

Consult, confer, and collaborate with multidisciplinary team members, medical staff, community physicians, educational resources and other health care professionals to achieve excellence in client- centered and community centered public health delivery of care.


Education & Experience

Current practicing registration as a Registered Nurse with the British Columbia College of Nurses and Midwives (BCCNM).

Three (3) years’ recent related public health nursing experience or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

Current BCCDC Immunization Certification.

Valid BC Driver’s License and access to a personal vehicle.

Knowledge & Abilities

  • Comprehensive knowledge of regulatory bodies and the Health Professions Act, as well as demonstrated knowledge of professional governance, operation of the colleges and directives.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of the BCCNM standards of practice and guidelines for clinical practitioners.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of adult education principles, methods and tools.
  • Broad knowledge of other health care disciplines and their role in patient care.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of Core Competencies in public health including principles and practice.
  • Demonstrated ability to teach, coach and facilitate.
  • Demonstrated ability to develop educational programs and material.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate clearly, objectively and effectively in groups, one-on-one, and in writing.
  • Demonstrated ability to function as a team member, leader, and facilitator.
  • Demonstrated ability to provide leadership to colleagues and to develop collaborative leadership with partners
  • Demonstrated ability to establish workload priorities independently and in collaboration with others.
  • Demonstrated ability to provide effective consultation with colleagues, and community partners
  • Demonstrated critical thinking and problem solving skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and in collaboration with others.
  • Demonstrated ability to operate related equipment.
  • Demonstrated skill in CPR techniques.
  • Demonstrated physical ability to perform the duties and responsibilities of the position.
  • Computer literacy with PARIS electronic health record system, email, word processing, spreadsheet and database skills.
  • Demonstrated physical ability to perform the duties and responsibilities of the position.

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 (Long Term Care/Seniors Assisted Living Provincial Health Officer Order and the Health Sector Order), as of October 26, 2021, all employees working for Vancouver Coastal Health must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19. 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

Diversity, equity, 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 2022.

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

***Employees of VCH must apply via the Internal Application Process. Refer to the site for How to Apply instructions. 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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