Vancouver Coastal Health

Registered Nurse (RN) - Emergency

Job Description

Job Title: Registered Nurse (RN) - Emergency
Work Site:

Emergency, Vancouver General Hospital

Psychiatric Emergency Assessment and Triage (PEAT)

Status: Regular Full Time
Start Date: As soon as possible
Salary: $35.53 - $46.65 per hour
Hours:

0700-1915/1900-0715; this position includes a self-scheduling component

Days off: Rotating

Reference#: 127339-nmo

 

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.

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.

 

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.***

Thank you for your interest in Vancouver Coastal Health.

 

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