Registered Nurse (RN) - Interventional Radiology - Training Opportunity

$35.53 - $46.65 hourly
  • Vancouver Coastal Health
  • Interventional Radiology, Vancouver General Hospital - Vancouver, BC
  • Dec 23, 2020
Full time Registered Nurses Healthcare Nursing Nurse

Job Description

Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH) is looking for a Registered Nurse to join the Interventional Radiology team at Vancouver General Hospital. Apply today to join our team!

 

As a Registered Nurse in Interventional Radiology you will:

  • Perform nursing functions associated with interventional radiology, computed tomography and other medical imaging procedures to patients of all ages who may be critically ill and/or attached to life-support equipment, both by working independently and as a member of an interdisciplinary team.
  • Assist physicians during procedures and perform direct nursing care as appropriate to ensure the comfort and safety of patients undergoing procedures.
  • Enhance quality of life from the perspective of the patient/family.
  • Prepare for and respond to fluctuating workloads, unexpected critical situations and the requirement to be on-call as required.
  • Consult, confer and collaborate with other health care providers as well as with other members of the Medical Imaging team.
  • Demonstrate continuous improvement and best practice approaches in nursing practice.
  • Maintain and advance your own clinical competence.
  • Participate on designated hospital committees/teams and approved research as assigned.

TRAINING OPPORTUNITY

Funding will consist of 100% of wages, tuition and books during the training program.

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 high acuity training and/or experience. Applicants must successfully complete the post-basic training education prior to working in the Department.

Online theory prerequisites (if required): March 29 - September 12, 2021
Education days on: April 21, June 10, June 24, July 22, August 5, August 17, 2021
Other exam dates are TBD
Full-time training at BCIT and practicum locations from: September 20 - December 16, 2021
*course dates will be modified based on previous courses completed, VCH only funds for required courses.

 

WHO WE ARE

Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH) is a world class innovator in medical care, research and teaching, delivering service to more than one million BC residents living in Vancouver, Vancouver's North Shore, Richmond, the Sea-to-Sky Highway, Sunshine Coast, and the Central Coast (Bella Bella and Bella Coola.) 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. At our core, we are a people-focused organization where entrepreneurial spirit runs deep, and opportunity exists for all those who see themselves in the transformation of health care as we know it.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

Education & Experience

  • Current practicing registration as a Registered Nurse with the BC College of Nurses and Midwives (BCCNM).

Knowledge & Abilities

  • Demonstrated knowledge of nursing theory and practice within a client/family centred model of care.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of BCCNM standards for nursing practice.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of pharmacology and patient physiological reactions related to anesthesia and/or procedural sedation.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of nursing problems commonly encountered in a critical care environment.
  • Demonstrated ability in the initiation and management of IV therapy and administration of IV medications.
  • Demonstrated ability to respond immediately and appropriately to emergencies.
  • Demonstrated ability in nursing practice within interventional imaging setting.
  • Demonstrated ability to plan and implement care plans.