Eating Disorder Nurse

Application ends: January 31, 2023
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Job Description


ob Description:

In accordance with the Vision, Purpose, and Values, and strategic direction of Island Health (Vancouver Island Health Authority), patient and staff safety is a priority and a responsibility shared by everyone; as such, the requirement to continuously improve quality and safety is inherent in all aspects of this position.

Working in the community setting and as a member of a multidisciplinary team, the Eating Disorder Nurse provides counseling to individuals living with eating disorders and weight preoccupation and their caregivers/families; facilitates support groups; and promotes community awareness


Education, Training And Experience

Registration with BC College of Nurses and Midwives as a practicing RN registrant or a practicing RPN registrant. One (1) year recent related experience. Knowledge of available eating disorder programs and services, their interrelationships, and their function in delivering care in the community; or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience. Valid BC Driver’s License.

Skills And Abilities

  • Apply nursing process.
  • Demonstrate clinical competence congruent with Chronic Disease Management, Primary Health Care Portfolio, Eating Disorder Program.
  • Communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing
  • Demonstrate sound organizational, problem solving and teaching skills
  • Demonstrate sound judgment, good observation and client assessment skills
  • Demonstrate tact and empathy
  • Provide culturally sensitive care and services
  • Work independently, demonstrating initiative, with limited supervision
  • Work cooperatively as part of multidisciplinary teams
  • Promote positive change and independence
  • Prioritize and organize
  • Physically and emotionally carry out the duties of the position-
  • Operate a personal computer with a variety of windows based software
  • Foster good public relations
  • Operate related equipment
  • Use personal vehicle

Job Requirements: