|Job Title:||Registered Nurse, Pediatrics Short Stay Unit - Emergency Pediatric Training Opportunity|
|Work Site:||Richmond Hospital - Richmond, BC|
|Status:||Regular Full Time|
|Start Date:||SEP 16, 2019 (see below for program dates)|
|Salary:||$33.56 - $44.06 per hour|
|Hours:||0715-1930 / 1915-0730|
Please note that a resume AND Cover Letter are required to apply for this specialty training opportunity.
Should there be insufficient qualified candidates available for the above position, VCH may fund post-basic training education.
Eligibility for the post-basic training education is restricted to applicants with a minimum of 2 years’ recent acute medical/surgical experience. Preference will be given to applicants with pediatric training and/or experience. Applicants must successfully complete the post-basic training education prior to working in the Department.
The post-basic training education program requires full time attendance. Funding will consist of 100% of wages, tuition and books during the training program.
In-class Dysrhythmia training (if required): May 28, 29, 30, 31, June 6, 2019
Online intro Emergency theory: June 3 to Aug 23, 2019
Full-time Peds-Emerg training at BCIT and practicum locations: Sept to Nov, 2019 (exact dates TBD)*course dates will be modified based on previous courses completed, VCH only funds for required courses. Those who have already completed BCIT Emergency training will only require the Full-Time section.
Practices in accordance with the British Columbia College of Nursing Professionals Nurses (BCCNP) standards (professional & practice) and code of ethics for registered nurses. Practices within the scope of practice as set by the organization, as per VCH policies and guidelines/clinical practice documents and within own competence. This practice is aligned with the vision, mission, goals and values of the organization as well as with the concept of a client and family centered care model.
Focuses on the care of pediatric patients and recognizing that children have unique healthcare needs that require specialized knowledge and expertise, assesses, plans, implements and evaluates patient/ client care. Participates in discharge planning, functions as a client advocate and teaches clients/families about illness/injury and overall health promotion and wellness. Enhances quality of life from the perspective of the client/family. Documents care provided and responds to incidents in accordance with established policies and procedures. Consults, confers and collaborates with other health care providers. Maintains and advances own clinical competence. Participates on designated hospital committees/teams and approved research projects as assigned.
Education & Experience
Knowledge, Skills & 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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