Vancouver Coastal Health

Registered Nurse (RN) - Pediatrics

Job Description

Job Title: Registered Nurse (RN) - Pediatrics
Work Site: Short Stay Pediatric Unit, Richmond Hospital - Richmond, BC
Status: Temporary Part Time (0.71 FTE)
Start Date:

As soon as possible until approximately April 2022

Salary: $35.53 - $46.65 per hour
Hours:

0715-1930/1915-0730

Days off: Rotating

Reference#: 142056-atr

 

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

Vancouver Coastal Health is looking for a Registered Nurse with training or experience in Pediatrics to join the Short Stay Pediatric Unit at Richmond Hospital. Apply today to join our team!

 

As a Registered Nurse in Pediatrics with VCH you will:

  • Focus on the care of pediatric patients, recognizing that children have unique healthcare needs that require specialized knowledge and expertise.
  • Assess, plan, implement and evaluate patient/client care.
  • Participate in discharge planning, function as a client advocate and teach clients/families about illness/injury and overall health promotion and wellness.
  • Enhance the quality of life of the client/family.
  • Document care provided and respond to incidents in accordance with established policies and procedures.
  • Consult, confer and collaborate with other health care providers.
  • Maintain and advance your own clinical competence.
  • Participate on designated hospital committees/teams and approved research projects as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Education & Experience

  • Current practicing registration as a Registered Nurse with the BC College of Nurses and Midwives (BCCNM).
  • Completion of a post-basic pediatrics program certificate.
  • Two years recent related experience in a pediatrics unit supplemented by courses in breastfeeding or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

Knowledge & Abilities

  • Demonstrated ability in nursing practice related to designated client group.
  • Demonstrated ability to develop and implement care plans.
  • Demonstrated ability to adjust to unexpected events, problem-solve, set priorities and deal with conflict.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively (both orally and in writing).
  • Demonstrated ability to deal with others effectively including the ability to work collaboratively as a member of an interdisciplinary team.
  • Demonstrated ability to counsel and teach clients and their families.
  • Demonstrated ability to provide leadership through initiative and independence.
  • Demonstrated skill in clinical techniques and the use of applicable equipment and supplies.
  • Demonstrated skill in CPR techniques.
  • Demonstrated ability to operate related equipment including the ability to effectively use a computerized client care information system.
  • Demonstrated physical ability to perform the duties of the position.

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.

WHY JOIN VANCOUVER COASTAL HEALTH?


VCH is a world class innovator in medical care, research and teaching, delivering service to more than one million BC residents. 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. We invite you to join us in creating healthy lives in healthy communities by showcasing our passion for care, connection to the communities we serve and our culture of teamwork that makes VCH a great place to work.

  • Comprehensive health benefits package, including MSP, extended health and dental and municipal pension plan
  • Grow your career with employer-paid training and leadership development opportunities
  • Wellness supports, including counselling, critical incident and innovative wellness services are available to employees and their immediate families
  • Award-winning recognition programs to honour staff, medical staff and volunteers
  • Access to exclusive discount offers and deals for VCH staff

Diversity, equity and inclusion are essential to delivering exceptional care and building a great place to work. At VCH, we value and accommodate unique differences to ensure that our staff and medical staff (both current and prospective) have the opportunity and are supported to thrive.

To build a strong and representative workforce, we are seeking candidates who will contribute to a caring and inclusive culture. We encourage applications from members of communities that are disadvantaged on any grounds under the B.C. Human Rights Code, including Indigenous Peoples, people of colour, people of all genders and sexualities and people with disabilities.

VCH is proud to be recognized as a Best Place to Work in Canada in 2021 by Glassdoor and Forbes.

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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