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Vancouver Coastal Health - Experienced Resource Nurse (RPN RN) Tertiary & Acute MH & Addictions

Experienced Resource Nurse (RPN RN) Tertiary & Acute MH & Addictions

Work Site: Vancouver General Hospital and UBC Hospital
Status: Regular Full-Time
Start Date: As Soon As Possible
Salary: $39.91 - $48.92 per hour
Hours: 0730-1930 / 1930-0730 with rotating days off
Reference#: 106546-sfl

Experienced Resource Nurses (ERNs) work at a leadership level and provide direct patient care across multiple programs while supporting and mentoring less experienced team members. ERNs work a regular rotation and receive their schedule in advance.


Within the context of a client and family centred care model, practices in accordance with the standards of professional practice and code of ethics as outlined by the College of Registered Nurses of British Columbia (CRNBC) or the College of Registered Psychiatric Nurses (CRPNBC) and the established vision and values of the organization. This role works on a regular basis providing relief on various nursing units and functions as a mentor, experienced clinical resource and champion in the delivery of excellent patient care to nurses and other team members. Utilizes advanced clinical skills to function as a clinical resource including formally advising other nursing staff in nursing practice, providing clinical instruction, supporting staff training and development to the (nursing or interdisciplinary or care) team. This role takes on a leadership role in assisting unit leaders and teams by performing functions such as mentoring staff, implementation of new clinical practice initiatives and providing direction to individual staff and providing input and feedback regarding the operation of the unit(s). The role also provides nursing care to assigned clients both by working independently and as a member of an interdisciplinary team.


Education & Experience

  • Baccalaureate in Nursing.
  • Five (5) years of recent, related nursing experience in a clinical environment including experience preceptoring and as a charge nurse as well as leadership training or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
  • Current practicing registration with the College of Registered Nurses of British Columbia (CRNBC) or College of Registered Psychiatric Nurses of British Columbia (CRPNBC).

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