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Registered Nurse / Registered Psychiatric Nurse - Eating Disorders, BC Children's Hospital

Canada-British Columbia-Vancouver

Posted 20 Days Ago1559242-1559244

Job Description

BC Children's Hospital (BCCH) cares for the province's most acutely ill or injured children and youth, provides developmental and rehabilitation services to children and youth throughout BC, and offers a broad range of health services. Sunny Hill Health Centre for Children (SHHC), a leading provincial facility offering specialized services to children and youth with developmental disabilities from birth to age 19, works collaboratively with BCCH. SHHC focuses on the child and their family while supporting health care professionals in their community. BCCH also operates a wide number of specialized health programs, is a leading acute care teaching facility, and conducts research to advance health and care through the BC Children's Hospital Research Institute and in partnership with the University of British Columbia.    

BCCH and SHHC are agencies of the Provincial Health Services Authority (PHSA) which plans, manages and evaluates specialty and province-wide health care services across BC. PHSA embodies values that reflect a commitment to excellence.These include: Respect people . Be compassionate . Dare to innovate . Cultivate partnerships . Serve with purpose

Registered Nurses/Registered Psychiatric Nurse

Req# 66291

Eating Disorders Day Treatment

Regular Fulltime 

Monday to Friday, 1430 - 2230 hours

BC Children's Hospital, Vancouver, BC Canada

The Provincial Specialized Eating Disorders Program for Children & Adolescents provides care including supportive counseling to patients and their families, life-skills teaching to patients, teaching and providing meal support therapy to patients, friends and families and professionals in the community, advocating for patients, and medical monitoring. 

As the Clinic Nurse, Eating Disorders Program  you will provide and coordinate outpatient nursing activities such as patient assessment, patient and family teaching, and health promotion activities consistent with established policies, standards of practice, and philosophy at British Columbia's Children's Hospital.  Liaises with other members of the health care team, maintains accurate records, provides support and guidance to patients and their families and other health care professionals, and provides input into policies and procedures.


  • Graduation from a recognized program in Nursing or Psychiatric Nursing.
  • Current practicing registration with the College of Registered Nurses of British Columbia (CRNBC) or the College of Registered Psychiatric Nurses of British Columbia (CRPNBC)
  • Two (2) years' of recent related clinical nursing experience including eating disorders experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Skills & Abilities:

  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writingAbility to relate effectively to youth, children and their families and others.
  • Ability to provide supportive counselling to youth and their families.
  • Ability to function as an active member of a multidisciplinary team
  • Ability to function as a nursing resource and teach health care students about eating disorders. 
  • Ability to operate related equipment.
  • Physical ability to perform the duties of the job.
  • Ability to organize work.

Work as a nurse at the world renowned BC Children's Hospital and receive:

  • A comprehensive benefits package
  • Generous vacation allowance
  • Continued education
  • Work/life balance
  • Excellent relocation assistance (if applicable)

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For more information please contact Gurdeep Gill, Advisor Talent Acquisition at (604) 875-7292 or email

Click on the link below to see what it's like to be a part of BC Children's Mental Health team:

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PHSA is committed to employment equity and hires on the basis of merit. We encourage applications from all qualified individuals, including Aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities and members of visible minorities.

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