Registered Nurse (RN) - Emergency - Training Opportunity

$35.53 - $46.65 hourly
  • Vancouver Coastal Health
  • Sechelt Hospital - Sechelt, 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 Emergency unit at Sechelt Hospital. Apply today to join our team!

 

As a Registered Nurse in Emergency 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 responds to disaster situations.
  • 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 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.

Eligibility for the post-basic training education is restricted to applicants with a minimum of 1 year recent acute medical/surgical experience.  Preference will be given to applicants with high acuity training.  Applicants must successfully complete the post-basic training education prior to working in the Department.  Travel to lower mainland required during practicums (exact dates TBD).  Travel expenses reimbursed according to VCH policy.

Dysrhythmia Interpretation (if required): Apr. - May 2021 - exact dates to be determined (distance/online)
Online intro theory (if required): Jun.-Aug. 2021 - exact dates to be determined. (distance/online)
Full-time training & practicum locations: Sept. - Nov. 2021 - exact dates to be determined.
*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, Bella Bella, Bella Coola, and the Central Coast. 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.

 

ABOUT SECHELT HOSPITAL

Sechelt Hospital is an acute care, 46-bed facility located in Sechelt, British Columbia and serves over 30,000+ residents of the Lower Sunshine Coast. Sechelt Hospital provides a full range of services to the community, including Emergency care, Renal program – community dialysis units, Mental Health and Substance Use Services, surgical services, birthing for low-risk pregnancies and imaging services.

 

ABOUT SECHELT, BC

The District Municipality of Sechelt is located on the lower Sunshine Coast of British Columbia, approximately 50 km northwest of Vancouver. It is accessible from the mainland by a 40-minute ferry trip between Horseshoe Bay and Langdale, followed by a 25-minute drive along Highway 101, also known as the Sunshine Coast Highway. This charming seaside community is known for its natural beauty and is a popular destination for outdoor activities including sightseeing, boating, diving, camping and mountain biking. There are also several municipal parks, plenty of eateries, locally owned shops, boutiques and galleries, and a golf course. Imagine a lifestyle where you are only a short walk or bike ride to work, you go home for lunch and you are home again in time for an activity or go for a hike AND watch the sunset - all before dinner. That is what Sechelt has to offer you!

 

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 to plan and implement plans of care in relation to client/family priorities.
  • Demonstrated ability in interviewing and assessment skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to assess client responses to care, and to respond appropriately.
  • Demonstrated ability in the management of trauma in an emergency setting.
  • Demonstrated ability to adjust to unexpected events, problem-solve, set priorities and deal with conflict.