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Renewal Assessor


Temporary, full-time

Do you have excellent interpersonal skills? Are you interested in delivering excellent customer service and ensuring safe nurses and midwives are available for BC’s public? If this sounds like you, this temporary opportunity may be for you! 

The BC College of Nurses & Midwives (BCCNM) is seeking articulate, detail oriented and service-focussed individuals to join our team during our busy renewal period. During this period, BCCNM will renew the licensure of nursing professionals and midwives across BC. Working as a member of a dedicated Registration Program Team, the Renewal Assessor will determine whether nursing or midwifery applicants are eligible for renewal with BCCNM and provide direction and advice to applicants. 

This is a temporary, full-time position from January 4 to April 1, 2022.

Who we are

BCCNM is the college empowered under the Health Professions Act to regulate the practice of all licensed practical nurses, nurse practitioners, registered midwives, registered nurses, and registered psychiatric nurses 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 BCCNM, we value and celebrate diversity. We are committed to fostering an open, welcoming, and inclusive work environment where we value and respect all perspectives. We aspire to employ staff who are representative of the diverse B.C. communities we serve. We hire based on merit and encourage qualified applicants of all backgrounds to apply.​

Each of us strive​s​ to meet our commitment to the following values to maintain a workplace that is welcoming, respectful, and supports the well-being of every BCCNM employee:

  • Trust is essential
  • Better together 
  • Speak the truth 
  • Protect the public  
  • Stay curious 
  • What we offer you​​

    Our office is located at 200 Granville Street in Downtown Vancouver. Due to the pandemic, most of our team is currently working from home. In the future, as public health measures evolve, you will likely work both remotely and in the office. 

    As a member of the team, you can expect to be working in a collaborative, team-based environment and to be treated in a respectful and professional manner. The college is committed to employee professional development and career growth. We promise to provide you with rewarding work that challenges you. While your workload will be busy, the college supports staff in achieving a healthy work-life balance. 

    What you’ll be doing

    Through the application of the Health Professions Act (HPA), BCCNM bylaws, policies, and procedures the Renewal Assessor works as a member of the Registration Assessment team to determine whether applicants are eligible for registration with BCCNM and provides direction and advice to registration applicants. Where an applicant meets the registration requirements, the Renewal Assessor is responsible for issuing registration on behalf of the Registration Committee and Registrar.

    ​Responsibilities

    • As per BCCNM policies and procedures, assesses applicant credentials, education, and experience in order to determine registration eligibility for applicants. Acts as liaison with registrants who have specific queries about the renewal process.
    • Collaborates with other registration team members to ensure that qualified applicants are registered in a timely manner.
    • Discusses the application decision with applicants and resolves problems with applicant registration files by determining missing application components and/or providing feedback and advice related to meeting registration requirements.
    • Develops and documents work processes related to the application and registration process. Works with the College’s IT staff to ensure that the College’s registration database support the work of the registration team.
    • Ensures compliance with and identifies gaps in policies and procedures related to the applicant registration process in order to eliminate unnecessary barriers for applicants and registrants.
    • Works with the registration team to meet customer service targets such as processing time for new applicants.
    • Monitors progress of applicants in the registration and examination process and participates in activities to evaluate the processes.
    • Fosters and maintains an organizational culture that promotes mutual respect, teamwork, and service excellence.

    Your education & skills ​

    • Bachelor’s degree is an asset, or an equivalent combination of education and working experience.
    • A minimum of one to three years of experience working in customer service, preferably with some database, accounts, or case management experience
    • Intermediate to advanced knowledge and experience using current versions of MS Office, MS CRM Dynamics, and MS SharePoint. Familiar with accessing the web and search engines, and experience with organization-specific databases.
    • Excellent customer service skills
    • Proven ability to think critically and act appropriately while ensuring that policies, procedures, and standards are maintained
    • Demonstrated ability to communicate difficult decisions in a clear and logical manner
    • Demonstrated conflict management and resolution skills
    • Strong attention to detail
    • Strong written and oral communications skills
    • Ability to work effectively in teams

    How to app​ly 

    We offer accommodation for applicants with disabilities to take part in the selection process. If we contact you about an interview or testing, please let us know if you require accommodation. We keep all information in relation to accommodation confidential.  

    Please forward your resume and cover letter, indicating where you learned of this opportunity, to careers@​bccnm.ca. In your cover letter, please tell us what interests you about this role. Please reference the title Renewal Assessor in the subject line of your email. We will accept applications until the position is filled. ​

    Note: References, education and professional credential verification​s, and a criminal record check will be required for all final candidates. 

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

    Thank you for your interest in the BC College of Nurses and Midwives. ​​​​​​​​​​​​