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$17.2 Million for St. Paul’s Hospital Upgrades

St. Paul’s Hospital will benefit from $17.2 million to replace aging electrical infrastructure and elevators, providing stability and consistent care for patients.

St. Paul’s Hospital will benefit from $17.2 million to replace aging electrical infrastructure and elevators, providing stability and consistent care for patients

Providence Health Care Named a Best Employer for New Canadians Fourth Year in a Row

For the fourth year in a row Providence Health Care (PHC) has been selected as one of the 35 Best Employers for New Canadians for 2011, a designation that recognizes the nation's best employers for recent immigrants.

Providence Health Care named one of BC’s Top Employers for 2016

Vancouver, February 6, 2016 – With a proud tradition of compassionate care for society’s most vulnerable, Providence Health Care continues to lead the way as an exceptional place to work. The health organization has been chosen as one of BC’s Top Employers for 2016, selected from hundreds of companies.

FRAUDULENT RECRUITMENT SCAM

IMPORTANT MESSAGE - BEWARE OF FRAUDULENT RECRUITMENT SCAMS POSING AS PROVIDENCE HEALTH CARE

Nurse Jasmine McEachern helps Ebola patients in Sierra Leone

In January 2015, Jasmine McEachern volunteered to join the emergency response efforts in Sierra Leone following the outbreak of Ebola in that country. McEachern, a primary care nurse at the John Ruedy Immunodeficiency Clinic and clinical research associate at the BC Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS at St. Paul’s Hospital, spoke to Promise upon her return from six weeks in Lunsar, a town in the northern province of Sierra Leone.

How did your work at St. Paul’s influence your decision to go to Sierra Leone?

ALYSHA RASMUSSEN – HUMAN RESOURCES CO-OP STUDENT

A first time for Human Resources, the department had a summer Co-op student join the team. Alysha Rasmussen immersed herself into each subdivision of the HR department, shadowing various members to understand the in’s and out’s of a multifaceted HR department in healthcare. I sat down with Alysha to learn about her experience and how she hopes it influences future co-op students.

CHANTEL, LAURA AND AMBER ON THEIR EXPERIENCE AS EMPLOYED STUDENT NURSES (ESN'S)

In follow up to last week’s story, I sat down with 3 of St. Paul’s Employee Student Nurses (ESN's) and chatted about their experience here at St. Paul’s. Chantel Rasmussen is in her 4th year at Douglas College and was hired to work on Medicine 7C. Laura Li, also of Douglas College, goes in to her final preceptorship in September. Laura was hired to work on 10C which deals mostly with infectious diseases.

CINDY ELLIOTT & NALA MURRAY ON THE PHC’S EMPLOYED STUDENT NURSE (ESN) PROGRAM

Current ESN's: Carlin Patterson, Louis Raquel, Chantel Rasmussen (from left to right)

Sara-Grey Charlton - Practice Consultant, Patient and Family-Centred Care

Here at Providence Health Care, we are on a journey towards Patient and Family Centred Care (PFCC) being at the core of all Providence sites and programs. The PFCC model plays a role in the planning, delivery and evaluation of health care services. Together, in mutually beneficial partnerships among health care providers, the people we serve and their families, we continue to provide an exceptional care experience to our patients and their families.

As Practice Consultant, Sara-Grey Charlton has the unique role of championing PHC’s this journey towards.

JULIE KILLE, OPERATIONS LEADER OF URBAN HEALTH & HIV

Julie Kille has been a part of the Providence Health Care team for over 10 years, starting as a staff nurse and working her way up to operations leader of Urban Health & HIV.  Recently, Julie was seconded to work as the clinical practice lead for HIV for the Regional HIV Program, encompassing both Vancouver Coastal Health and Providence Health Care.

Julie, what is it about the culture at St. Paul’s that made you want to make it your home?

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