Vancouver Coastal Health

  • Registered Nurse (RN) - Obstetrics, Medical and Surgical

  • Job Description

    Job Title: Registered Nurse (RN) - Obstetrics/Medical/Surgical
    Work Site: Labour & Delivery, Sechelt Hospital - Sechelt, BC
    Status: Regular Part Time - Vacation Relief (0.50 FTE)
    Start Date: As soon as possible
    Salary: $34.83 - $45.73 per hour
    Hours: 0700 - 1915/1900 - 0715, with rotating days off
    Reference#: 121941-eag

     

    ABOUT SECHELT HOSPITAL:


    Sechelt Hospital is an acute care, 46-bed facility located in Sechelt, British Columbia and serves over 30,000+ residents of the Lower Sunshine Coast. Sechelt Hospital provides a full range of services to the community, including Emergency care, Renal program – community dialysis units, Mental Health and Substance Use Services, surgical services, birthing for low-risk pregnancies and imaging services.

     

    ABOUT SECHELT, BC:

     

    The District Municipality of Sechelt is located on the lower Sunshine Coast of British Columbia, approximately 50 km northwest of Vancouver. It is accessible from the mainland by a 40-minute ferry trip between Horseshoe Bay and Langdale, followed by a 25-minute drive along Highway 101, also known as the Sunshine Coast Highway. This charming seaside community is known for its natural beauty and is a popular destination for outdoor activities including sightseeing, boating, diving, camping and mountain biking. There are also several municipal parks, plenty of eateries, locally owned shops, boutiques and galleries, and a golf course. Imagine a lifestyle where you are only a short walk or bike ride to work, you go home for lunch and you are home again in time for an activity or go for a hike AND watch the sunset - all before dinner. That is what Sechelt has to offer you!


    JOB SUMMARY:

    Practices in accordance with the standards of professional practice and code of ethics for registered nurses as outlined by the British Columbia College of Nursing Professionals (BCCNP) as well as within a client and family centred care model and the vision and values of the organization. Provides advanced perinatal nursing care to expectant clients by conducting a comprehensive nursing assessment of the client and fetus and by providing nursing care to other assigned medical/surgical patients both by working independently and as a member of an interdisciplinary team. Enhances quality of life from the perspective of the client/family. Consults, confers, and collaborates with other health care providers. Demonstrates continuous improvement and best practices approach in nursing practice. Maintains and advances own clinical competence. Participates on designated hospital committees/teams and approved research projects as assigned.

    QUALIFICATIONS:

    Education & Experience

    • Current practicing registration as a Registered Nurse with the British Columbia College of Nursing Professionals (BCCNP).
    • Completion of a recognized advanced nursing specialty program in perinatal nursing or two years’ recent, related experience.

    Knowledge & Abilities

    • Broad knowledge of nursing theory and practice within a client/family centred model of care.
    • Broad knowledge of BCCNP’s standards for nursing practice.
    • Demonstrated ability in nursing practice related to designated client group.
    • Demonstrated ability to plan and implement care plans.
    • Demonstrated ability to assess client responses to care, and to respond appropriately.
    • Demonstrated ability to adjust to unexpected events, problem-solve, set priorities and deal with conflict.
    • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively as a member of an interdisciplinary team.
    • Demonstrated ability to communicate (orally and in writing) and deal effectively with clients and their families, coworkers, physicians, other health care staff, and staff of external agencies.
    • Demonstrated ability to counsel and teach clients and their families.
    • Demonstrated ability to provide leadership through initiative and independence.
    • Demonstrated ability to model and mentor new staff and students.
    • Demonstrated skill in clinical techniques and the use of applicable equipment and supplies.
    • Demonstrated skill in CPR and NRP techniques.
    • Demonstrated computer skills including the ability to effectively use a computerized client care information system.
    • Demonstrated physical ability to perform the duties of the position.

    This posting has been posted internally and externally concurrently. External applicants will be considered after internals.

     

    The hours of work including days off and work area may be subject to change consistent with operational requirements and the provision of the Collective Agreement and applicable statutes.

    Only short-listed applicants will be contacted for this posting.

    ***Employees of VCH must apply via the Internal Application Process. Refer to the https://my.vch.ca/working-here/job-postings site for How to Apply instructions. Current VCH employees who apply to this posting using this external site will be considered as an external candidate. Seniority will not apply.***

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