Education Coordinator (RN/RPN) - Interdisciplinary Long Term Care Team
Vancouver, BC
3 weeks ago
Start Date
February 5, 2024
$47.77 - $61.62/Hr
Experience Level
Registered Nurse (RN) Registered Pyschiatric Nurse (RPN)
Long Term Care
Employment Type
Full-time Contractual
Come work as a Education Coordinator with Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH)!
Vancouver Coastal Health is looking for a Registered Nurse (RN) or Registered Psychiatric Nurse (RPN) to join the Long Term Care Professional Practice team in Vancouver BC. Apply today to join our team!
As a Education Coordinator with the Long Term Care team, you will:
  • Assesses current and future education needs and uses strategic and innovative approaches for ensuring that programs are coordinated and mechanisms are in place to support staff.
  • Assists in leading the development, implementation and evaluation of projects.
  • Assists in the implementation of educational sessions as required by Strategic Priorities and individual care site concerns.
  • Supports staff retention and recruitment by ensuring the provision of education and training and the development and implementation of support initiatives and assessment tools designed to provide staff with an opportunity to work in a clinical setting, enhance their employment readiness and transition education into practice.
  • Gathers input for use in the development of overall standards.
  • Facilitates consensus in the determination of orientation/education standards, policies and guidelines.
  • Provides direction in local delivery, design and execution of programs and related initiatives.
  • Works with stakeholders in each Community of Care (COC) to ensure overall understanding of regional initiatives, communicate progress and facilitate site specific programs in meeting standards and overall goals.
  • Develops partnerships and maintains key working relationships with Long Term Care Managers, Directors of Care (DOC), Professional Practice Directors, Educators, Clinicians and Practice Leaders across the care continuum (acute, community and long term care).
  • Maintains close liaison with external undergraduate education programs and associated agencies including BCCNM and other professional licensing organizations.
  • Liaises with faculty of education programs specifically related to relevant special project initiatives.


Education & Experience
  • Current practicing registration as a Registered Nurse or a Registered Psychiatric Nurse with the British Columbia College of Nurses and Midwives (BCCNM).
  • Five (5) years' recent, related Long Term Care teaching experience in a clinical and leadership capacity, including two (2) years of experience in Long Term Care nursing practice, with recent experience in using the RAI instrument in clinical practice, experience in program development or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
  • A valid B.C. Driver’s License and use of a vehicle are required. 
  • If required, second language may be added to posting.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
  • Demonstrated skill and expertise in gerontological and Long Term Care and issues.
  • Comprehensive knowledge and skill in educational theory and related best practices.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of adult education principles, methods and tools.
  • Demonstrated ability to provide leadership and to promote an empowered, self-directed and creative learning environment.
  • Demonstrated ability to utilize informatics in analysing and evaluating current clinical processes/systems and give recommendations regarding change.
  • Demonstrated proficiency with computerized information systems, especially as applied to clinical informatics.
  • Broad knowledge of other health care disciplines and their role in client care.
  • Demonstrated skill in facilitation and team building.
  • Demonstrated ability to facilitate critical thinking, negotiations and problem resolution.
  • Demonstrated ability to deal with and/or guide others in resolution of conflict issues.
  • Demonstrated process design and project management abilities applied in the design and development of learning and development initiatives.
  • Demonstrated ability to function as an effective team member, leader, coach/facilitator, mentor and preceptor.
  • Demonstrated ability to develop educational programs and material.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively with co-workers, physicians, other health care staff and clients and their families, either one-on-one and in-groups.
  • Demonstrated ability to provide effective consultation.
  • Demonstrated ability to establish workload priorities.
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and in collaboration with others.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of research methodology and processes.
  • Demonstrated skill in CPR techniques.
  • Demonstrated computer skills including the ability to effectively use word-processing, spreadsheet, and databases and various educational technologies.

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 2023.

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

Apply on the Vancouver Coastal Health website.
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