Vancouver Coastal Health

Registered Nurse (RN) - Medical Day Care

Job Description

Job Title: Registered Nurse (RN) - Medical Day Care
Work Site: Community Care Clinic, Powell River General Hospital - Powell River, BC
Status: Casual 
Start Date: As soon as possible
Salary: $43.09 - $52.82 per hour
Hours: Various
Reference#: 166524-jma

 

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

 

Vancouver Coastal Health is looking for a Registered Nurse to join the Medical Day Care team at Powell River General Hospital in Powell River, BC. Apply today to join our team!

 

As a Registered Nurse with VCH you will:

  • Be primarily responsible for the coordination, provision and evaluation of nursing care within the identified criteria for the Medical Day Care Program.
  • Work closely with the Regional Oncologist, Physicians and Nurse Manager in the preparation, maintenance and implementation of nursing standards, protocols, procedures and policies for the Medical Day Care Program.
  • Provide educational assistance to inpatients, ambulatory patients and staff with respect to oncology and intravenous nursing care.

 

ABOUT POWELL RIVER, BC

 

On the Sunshine Coast of British Columbia, where endless green mountains meet sheltered Pacific Ocean waters, Powell River provides a stimulating blend of outdoor adventure and cultural amenities. Originally founded as a resource extraction centre - once home to the world's largest pulp and paper mill - Powell River now offers adventurers countless opportunities for kayaking, canoeing, rock climbing, golfing, boating, hiking, biking, fishing, and scuba diving. This area is host to world-class art galleries, tremendous dining opportunities, and memorable events and festivals.

On the doorstep of both Vancouver and Vancouver Island, the Powell River region offers an array of experiences for travelers of all kinds, no matter the season. Experience the legendary Sunshine Coast Trail and Powell Forest Canoe Route, rock-climb the Eldred Valley, snowshoe in the Knuckleheads; this is the adventure destination you've long been waiting for.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

Education & Experience

  • Graduate of an approved school of nursing.
  • Current practicing registration as a Registered Nurse with the British Columbia College of Nurses and Midwives (BCCNM).
  • One year recent related clinical experience in Medical/Surgical/Pediatrics.
  • One year experience in the care of oncology patients and chemotherapy.
  • One year recent clinical teaching experience.
  • Current registration with BCCA.

Knowledge & Abilities

  • Demonstrated ability to participate in program development and implementation.
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively teach patients and families.
  • Demonstrated skill in CPR techniques.
  • Demonstrated ability in teaching other professional staff.
  • Possess advanced intravenous therapy skill - peripheral and central.
  • Demonstrated effective skills in verbal and written communication.
  • Demonstrated ability to organize and prioritize workload.
  • Physical ability to carry out 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.

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 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 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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