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Because your voice matters.

Member, Provincial Nursing Network, Nursing Policy Secretariat, Ministry of Health

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Commitment: Long-term

Connection method: Hybrid

Open to Provincial Region, Patient partners across BC

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The Provincial Nursing Network provides advice and recommendations to the Nursing Policy Secretariat of the Ministry of Health on nursing practice, education, regulation, policy, and research including the implementation of the priority recommendations from the Nursing Policy Secretariat report. The Provincial Nursing Network is accountable to the Chief Nurse Executive, Ministry of Health. The Network is looking to include the patient voice to help advise and inform on various matters related to nursing, such as optimizing scope of practice and advancing nursing practices. The patient volunteer will be asked to speak to experiences about the care they received from nurses and will be encouraged to actively participate in meetings and development of recommendations and plans.

The Provincial Nursing Network is looking to include the patient voice to help advise and inform on various matters related to nursing, such as optimizing scope of practice and advancing nursing practices.

Do you have a mind for strategy and a keen interest in advancing the nursing profession? If so, we want to hear from you!

Open to: Patient partners from across the province.

The Provincial Nursing Network provides advice and recommendations to the Nursing Policy Secretariat of the Ministry of Health on nursing practice, education, regulation, policy, and research including the implementation of the priority recommendations from the Nursing Policy Secretariat report. The Provincial Nursing Network is accountable to the Chief Nurse Executive, Ministry of Health.

Nursing Policy Secretariat: Provincial Nursing Network Terms of Reference 2022
BC Ministry of Health Nursing Policy Secretariat Priority Recommendations Jan 2018

Level of Engagement

This opportunity is at the level of Collaborate on the IAP2 Spectrum of Public Participation.

Eligibility

  • Have access to technology and the internet to participate in the engagement opportunity
  • Comfortable using technology to attend online/virtual meetings
  • • Must be a resident of BC • Ideally is a system level, innovative, future thinker • Experience with care delivered by nursing and can articulate what should be delivered by nursing / health professions in the future to support better care and outcomes, • Able to consider other perspectives and is curious and respectful Please note: The placement process for this opportunity may include an informal interview between the volunteer and the health care partner. Applicants must have previously attended a PVN orientation session and completed the Volunteer Agreement.

Patient Partners ARE required to be PVN members to participate in this engagement opportunity.

Health Care Partner Contact Information

Carolyn Solomon
Manager, Nursing Policy Secretariat, Health Sector Workforce & Beneficiary Services Division | BC Ministry of Health
(250) 216-8754
Carolyn.Solomon@gov.bc.ca

From Our Community

Derek Koch

Spiritual Health Practitioner and Patient- and Family-Centred Care Lead — Kelowna General Hospital

Derek Koch

The bottom line is because we’re caring for patients. People who know best are those who are receiving the care so it makes logical sense that we would consult with them about their experiences. By connecting with PVN we have been able to educate our teams about the value of patient partners and how important their perspective is in our services.