Registered Nurse (RN) - Emergency - Training Opportunity

Job Description

Job Title: Registered Nurse (RN) - Emergency - Training Opportunity
Work Site: Emergency, Lions Gate Hospital - North Vancouver, BC
Status: Regular Full Time - Training
Start Date:

Full-Time Training: January 4, 2021

Online prerequisites (if required): September 8-November 30, 2020

Salary: $35.53 - $46.65 per hour
Hours:

0730-1945/1930-0745

Days off: Rotating

Reference#: 127338-rro

 

Come work as a Registered Nurse in Emergency with Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH)!

Looking for the next step in your career as a healthcare professional? Apply today to join our team! As a Registered Nurse in Emergency at Vancouver Coastal Health you will:

  • Provide emergency nursing to clients of all ages presenting with a wide variety of symptoms within an uncontrolled environment, and to unique client populations such as victims of sexual assault.
  • Assess client needs and prioritizes care requirements, often with limited information.
  • Stabilize and resuscitate multi-trauma victims, and prepare for and respond to disaster situations.
  • Enhance the quality of life from the perspective of the client/family.
  • Consult, confer, and collaborate with other health care team members. You will have the opportunity to demonstrate expertise and leadership in your work.

 

TRAINING OPPORTUNITY:

 

Please note that a resume and cover letter is required to apply for this specialty training opportunity.

Should there be insufficient qualified candidates available for the above position, VCH may fund post-basic training education.

Eligibility for the post-basic training education is restricted to applicants with a minimum of 1 years’ recent acute medical/surgical experience. Preference will be given to applicants with high acuity training and/or experience. Applicants must successfully complete the post-basic training education prior to working in the Department.

Dates & Details
In-class Dysrhythmia training (if required): 5 days in late August/early Sept (exact dates TBD)
Online intro theory (if required): Sept 8 to Nov 30, 2020
Full time training at BCIT and practicum locations: Jan 4 to March 29 or April 28, 2021
Applicants must submit a cover letter and resume.

The post-basic training education program requires full time attendance. Funding will consist of 100% of wages, tuition and books during the training program.

Candidates accepting this training opportunity agree to remain with Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH) as a regular status nurse in the area of nursing applicable to the education program for which they are hired for at least 18 months subsequent to completing training.

This will ensure that candidates are able to consolidate and apply skills in the specialty area that VCH has supported and funded candidates to complete. In the event that a candidate leaves the area of nursing applicable to the education program for which they were hired or VCH in under 18 months, VCH will seek to recover the cost of the program.



WHO WE ARE:


Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH) is a world class innovator in medical care, research and teaching, delivering service to more than one million BC residents living in Vancouver, Vancouver's North Shore, Richmond, the Sea-to-Sky Highway, Sunshine Coast, and the Central Coast (Bella Bella and Bella Coola.) At VCH, we embrace thinking boldly, taking smart risks, and "going first" when we believe it will lead to the best possible outcomes for patients and their families. At our core, we are a people-focused organization where entrepreneurial spirit runs deep, and opportunity exists for all those who see themselves in the transformation of health care as we know it.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Education & Experience

  • Completion of a recognized advanced program in emergency care nursing or two (2) years’ recent, related experience.
  • Current practicing registration as a Registered Nurse with the British Columbia College of Nursing Professionals (BCCNP).

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Broad knowledge of nursing theory and practice within a client/family centered model of care.
  • Broad knowledge of BCCNP's standards for nursing practice.
  • Demonstrated ability in nursing practice related to designated client group.
  • Demonstrated ability in the management of trauma in an emergency setting.
  • Demonstrated skill in CPR techniques.
  • Skill in techniques appropriate to emergency care nursing.
  • Demonstrated computer skills including the ability to effectively use a computerized client care information system.


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.***

Thank you for your interest in Vancouver Coastal Health.

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