Registered Nurse (RN) - Emergency - Employer-Paid Training Opportunity

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

Job Description

Looking for the next step in your career as a healthcare professional? Apply today to join our team!

As a Registered Nurse in Emergency at Vancouver Coastal Health you will:

  • Provide emergency nursing to clients of all ages presenting with a wide variety of symptoms within an uncontrolled environment, and to unique client populations such as victims of sexual assault.
  • Assess client needs and prioritizes care requirements, often with limited information.
  • Stabilize and resuscitate multi-trauma victims, and prepare for and respond to disaster situations.
  • Enhance the quality of life from the perspective of the client/family.
  • Consult, confer, and collaborate with other health care team members. You will have the opportunity to demonstrate expertise and leadership in your work.

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 1 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.

Please note that prior to starting the full time training successful candidates will be working in the Emergency Department on a temporary basis as a Registered Nurse in a Med/Surg capacity. This role is limited to caring for triaged patients, requiring less urgent and on-urgent care that does not require speciality nursing education until successful completion of the Emergency Speciality Education Program that VCH is sponsoring. Approximate start date at this role is April 1, 2021.


Online intro theory prerequisite- Aug to Dec 2021
Full-time training at BCIT: Jan to Apr 2022


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, Skills & Abilities

  • Broad knowledge of nursing theory and practice within a client/family centered model of care.
  • Broad knowledge of BCCNM's standards for nursing practice.
  • Demonstrated ability in nursing practice related to designated client group.
  • Demonstrated ability in the management of trauma in an emergency setting.
  • Demonstrated skill in CPR techniques.
  • Skill in techniques appropriate to emergency care nursing.
  • Demonstrated computer skills including the ability to effectively use a computerized client care information system.