Registered Nurse (RN) - Critical Care (PACU) - Employer-Paid Training Opportunity

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

Job Description

Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH) is looking for Registered Nurses to join the team in the Post Anesthesia Care Unit (PACU) at Vancouver General Hospital. Apply today to join our team!

 

As a Registered Nurse in a Critical Care unit you will:

  • Provide nursing care to high risk critically ill clients with unpredictable outcomes attached to life-support equipment, and/or clients in post-anaesthetic recovery, both by working independently and as a member of a interdisciplinary team.
  • Enhance quality of life from the perspective of the client/family.
  • Consult, confer, and collaborate with other health care givers.
  • Demonstrate expertise and leadership in nursing practice.
  • Maintain and advance your own clinical competence.
  • Participate on designated hospital committees/teams and approved research projects as assigned.

TRAINING OPPORTUNITY:

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

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

  • Broad knowledge of nursing theory and practice within a client/family centred model of care.
  • Broad knowledge BCCNM standards for nursing practice.
  • Thorough knowledge of the indications, actions, reactions, routes, dosages, and side effects of anaesthetic and other drugs used in critical care environment.
  • Thorough knowledge of nursing problems commonly encountered in a critical care environment.
  • Thorough knowledge of the physiological and behavioural aspects of complex critical illnesses.
  • Knowledge of other health care disciplines and their role in client care.
  • Demonstrated ability in nursing practice to assess and manage critical and life-threatening situations.
  • Demonstrated ability to respond immediately and appropriately to sudden emergencies.