Vancouver Coastal Health

Registered Nurse (RN) - Emergency

Job Description

Job Title: Registered Nurse (RN) - Emergency
Work Site: Emergency, Pemberton Health Centre - Pemberton, BC
Status: Casual 
Start Date: As soon as possible
Salary: $36.23 - $47.58 per hour


Days off: Rotating, on-call shifts as operationally required

Reference#: 158012-ekw


Come work as a Registered Nurse in Emergency at the Pemberton Health Center!

Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH) is looking for a Registered Nurse to join the Emergency team at the Pemberton Health Centre in Pemberton, BC. Apply today to join our team!


As a Registered Nurse you will:

  • Use clinical judgement skills to diagnose and treat the patient, resident, client and significant others' responses to actual or potential health conditions.
  • Assess, monitor, detect, plan and take appropriate action to prevent potential complications associated with specific health problems and/or medical treatments of the patient.
  • Be knowledgeable of and adhere to standards of professional nursing and patient care practice in accordance with Hospital policies and procedures.


Education & Experience

  • Graduate of an approved nursing program.

  • Completion of a post graduate program in Emergency Nursing speciality and up to two years’ experience or an equivalent combination of training, education and experience.

  • Current practicing registration as a Registered Nurse with the British Columbia College of Nurses and Midwives (BCCNM).

  • Completed Canadian Triage and Acuity Scales (CTAS).
  • Current ACLS and NRP
  • RN first call certification is an asset

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.
  • Ability to implement the nursing process and use clinical judgement.
  • Ability to deal with others effectively.
  • Ability to set priorities.
  • Ability to instruct and direct the work of others.
  • Time management and organizational abilities.
  • Working knowledge of computers and their application preferred.
  • Demonstrated skill in CPR.
  • Working knowledge of and ability to operate related healthcare equipment.
  • 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.

As per the current Public Health Orders (Long Term Care/Seniors Assisted Living Provincial Health Officer Order and the Health Sector Order), as of October 26, 2021, all employees working for Vancouver Coastal Health must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19. Proof of vaccination status will be required.


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 our goals of creating a great place to work and delivering exceptional care. We acknowledge and accommodate unique differences and ensure special measures are in place so that all prospective and current employees are given an opportunity to succeed.

We are committed to building a representative workforce and encourage applications reflecting diversity of sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, racialization or ancestry, disability, political belief, religion, marital or family status, age, and/or status as a First Nation, Metis, Inuit, or Indigenous person.

Vancouver Coastal Health is proud to be recognized as one of Canada's Top 100 Employers in 2022.

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

***Employees of VCH must apply via the Internal Application Process. Refer to the 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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