|Job Title:||Registered Nurse (RN) / Registered Psychiatric Nurse (RPN)|
|Work Site:||Willingdon Creek Village - Powell River, BC|
|Status:||Temporary Part Time (0.65 FTE)|
|Start Date:||As soon as possible until approximately July 2019|
|Salary:||$34.83 - $45.73 per hour|
|Hours:||0700 - 1900/1900 - 0700|
About Powell River: 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.
Practices in accordance with the British Columbia College of Nursing Professionals (BCCNP) standards of professional practice and Code of Ethics for registered nurses / registered psychiatric nurses as well as within a resident and family centered care model and the vision and values of the organization. Uses sound judgment and applies critical thinking skills in providing resident care to predominantly older residents in a residential care setting, both by working independently and as a member of an interdisciplinary team. Demonstrates expertise and leadership in nursing practice and coordinates the implementation of clinical interventions, evaluation of resident outcomes based on resident goals of care. Acts as a resource for the interdisciplinary team by providing information and coordination of ongoing resident care. Supports the work of RCA’s and LPN’s and supports cohesive team work to ensure resident centered care. Enhances quality of life of the resident/family. Consults, confers, and collaborates with other health care providers. Maintains and advances clinical competence. Participates on designated committees/teams and approved research projects as assigned.
Education & Experience
Skills & Abilities
Demonstrated ability in nursing practice related to residents who may have chronic diseases.
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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