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Registration Consultant

​Registration Consultant

Regular, full-time

Are you an experienced nurse, who understands the healthcare system and has an understanding of the BCCNP mandate to protect the public? Do you have outstanding collaborative and communication skills? Are you familiar with the Health Professions Act?

The BC College of Nursing Professionals (BCCNP) has an exciting opportunity available for the full-time regular position of Registration Consultant (RC). In this role, you will oversee and manage all registration cases under review by the Health Professions Review Board (HPRB) in the public interest and in accordance with HPRB procedures. 

Who we are

BCCNP is the college empowered under the Health Professions Act to regulate the practice of all licensed practical nurses, registered nurses, registered psychiatric nurses and nurse practitioners in British Columbia. Regulation helps to protect the public by ensuring that professional care or service received by the public is competent, ethical and meets the standards that society views as acceptable.

At BCCNP each of us strives to meet our commitment to the following values to maintain a workplace that is respectful and supports the well-being of every BCCNP employee:

  • Trust is essential 
  • Better together
  • Speak the truth
  • Protect the public 
  • Stay curious 

As a member of the team, you can expect to be treated in a respectful and professional manner. While your workload will be busy, the College supports staff in achieving a healthy work-life balance. 

What you will be doing

Reporting to and working with the Deputy Registrar, Registration and as a key member of the Registration team, the Registration Consultant develops and revises registration policies and procedures and manages the implementation of BCCNP Bylaw and legislative changes.  Ensuring alignment with the Health Professions Act and BCCNP bylaws, the Registration Consultant provides interpretation, advice and counsel to internal staff and external stakeholders regarding registration processes, in particular with respect to complex registration cases. The Registration Consultant ensures cases include adequate relevant information/evidence that result in fair and defensible registration decisions. ​

This position is located in our office in downtown Vancouver.

Responsibilities include

  • Liaising with internal and external Legal Counsel in response to requests for review related to Registration Committee decisions to the HPRB. Attending HPRB mediation meetings and hearings on behalf of the College
  • Monitoring and ensuring the quality of the work of the Registration Advisors and Assessors related to the resolution of complex and advanced assessment files for registration 
  • Advising on issues related to registration procedures and registration information about Canadian and foreign jurisdictions
  • Developing internal policy related to registration processes, and providing work direction to staff in the revision, updating and application of registration policies
  • Overseeing the drafting of Registration Committee decisions and reasons provided by Registration Advisors and/or Assessors
  • Ensuring appropriate application of relevant legislation, bylaws, policies and processes in the assessment of applications for registration and in preparation of a case to be reviewed by the Deputy Registrar, Registration or Registration Committee for a registration decision 
  • Tracking and maintaining Registration Committee decision records and precedence to monitor consistent decision-making and identify trends
  • In collaboration with the Deputy Registrar, Registration and Director, determining when a registration case file includes adequate and relevant information to inform registration decisions that are fair, defensible and made in the public interest
  • Acting as staff liaison to the Registration Committee by developing the agenda and managing committee meetings, ensuring the accuracy of minutes, managing the communication of Committee decisions to applicants and registrants
  • Monitoring complex caseload timelines to ensure timely, fair and efficient processes and registration decisions

Your education and skills

Education and Skills:

  • Baccalaureate or Diploma in Nursing (RN, NP, RPN or LPN), plus Master’s degree (Nursing, Health Administration or equivalent) ​
  • Five to seven years related experience in health regulation
  • Ability to develop, implement and maintain organizational policies, procedures and standards
  • Demonstrated attention to detail
  • Ability to understand, interpret and follow legislative requirements and to provide direction, guidance and feedback to staff and external stakeholders
  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects and priorities
  • Strong interpersonal skills, conflict management and mediation/resolution skills required to manage challenging situations
  • Well-developed written and oral communication skills
  • Working level knowledge and experience using MS Office, MS CRM Dynamics, MS SharePoint, web browsers, and search engines
  • Must hold practicing registration in good standing with BCCNP or be eligible for practicing registration with BCCNP

Compensation and benefits

As the successful candidate, you will enjoy a generous compensation and benefits package.

How to apply

Please forward your resume and cover letter, indicating where you learned of this opportunity, to The closing date for applications is Oct. 28, 2019.
Thank you for your interest in the BC College of Nursing Professionals.

While we appreciate all responses, only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.​​