|Job Title:||Registered Nurse (RN) - Critical Care Relief|
|Work Site:||Emergency, Powell River Hospital - Powell River, BC|
|Status:||Temporary Full Time|
|Start Date:||As soon as possible until approximately April 1, 2020|
|Salary:||$34.83 - $45.73 per hour|
|Hours:||07:00 - 19:00/19:00 - 07:00 with rotating days off|
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.
Practices within the context of a client and family centred care model and in accordance with the British Columbia College of Nursing Professionals (BCCNP) standards of practice for registered nurses, Code of Ethics and the vision and values of the organization. Is utilized for relief work on various units to provide nursing care to high risk, critically ill clients with unpredictable outcomes and provides emergency care to clients presenting with a wide variety of symptoms/illnesses requiring varied care including the use of specialized equipment, such as acute trauma and multi-system failure, psychological imbalance, sexual assault and drug-induced systems, both by working independently and as a member of an interdisciplinary team. Enhances quality of life from the perspective of the client/family. Consults, confers, and collaborates with other health care givers. Demonstrates continuous improvement and best practice approach in nursing practice. Maintains and advances own clinical competence. Participates on designated hospital 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 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.***
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