|Job Title:||Registered Nurse (Acute/Emergency/Residential) Training Opportunity|
|Work Site:||R.W. Large Memorial Hospital - Bella Bella, BC|
|Status:||Regular Full Time - Training Opportunity|
|Start Date:||As soon as possible|
|Salary:||$33.56 - $44.06 per hour|
|Hours:||0730-1930; 1930-0730; 1000-2200|
Please note that a cover letter and resume are required to apply for this specialty training area.
Should there be insufficient qualified candidates available for the above position, VCH may fund post-basic training education using the University of Northern BC Foundations in Emergency and Trauma Nursing Course.
Eligibility for the post basic training education is restricted to applicants with recent acute medical/surgical experience. Preference will be given to applicants with a minimum of 1 year recent acute medical/surgical experience.
The post-basic training education program requires fulltime attendance. Funding will consist of 100% of wages, tuition and books during the training program.
UNBC Training - Pre-Req online: Online theory from January to April 2019, Workshops - 3 days in March 2019 (travel required), Practicum between May to August 2019 (travel required). Exact dates to be confirmed. Travel expenses reimbursed according to policy.
INFORMATION ABOUT THE COMMUNITY AND HOSPITAL:
Bella Coola sits in a mountain valley at the head of the North Bentinck Channel, 500 km north of Vancouver, with a population of about 1800 people. The community is at the end of a long, truly magnificent fjord, on the mainland coast of British Columbia. Bella Coola General Hospital has 10 acute bed, 5 residential beds and a 3 bed emergency department open 24/7, along with a laboratory, diagnostic imaging services, Telehealth, Mental Health, Public Health, Home & Community Support Services. Also within the hospital is a medical clinic and pharmacy.
Practices in accordance with the standards of professional practice and code of ethics as outlined by the College of Registered Nurses of British Columbia (CRNBC) as well as within a patient/client/resident and family centered care model and the vision and values of the organization. Provides nursing care to patients/clients on the inpatient ward; provides nursing care to predominantly older residents in a continuing care setting; provides emergency nursing care to patients/clients of all ages presenting to the emergency department with a wide variety of symptoms. Works independently and as a member of an interdisciplinary team. Enhances quality of life from the perspective of the client/resident/patient and/or family. Consults, confers, and collaborates with other health care providers. Demonstrates continuous improvement and best practices approach in nursing practice. Demonstrates expertise and leadership in nursing practice. Maintains and advances own clinical competence. Participates on designated committees/teams and approved research projects as assigned.
Education & Experience
Knowledge & Abilities
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 staffpostings.vch.ca 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.***
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