Registered Nurse (RN) - Dialysis - 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 a Registered Nurse to join the Renal-Haemodialysis Clinic at Vancouver General Hospital. Apply today to join our team!

 

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

  • Provide nursing care to clients and teach clients/families about management and treatment of chronic renal failure both by working independently and as a member of an 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.


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 pre-requisites: April - May 2021 (exact dates TBD)
Full-Time training at BCIT and practicum locations: May - July 2021 (exact dates TBD)
* 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 centered model of care.
  • Broad knowledge of BCCNM standards for nursing practice.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of the etiology, physiology, manifestations and treatment of renal disease.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of adult physiology.
  • Demonstrated ability in nursing practice related to treatment of clients with end-stage renal failure.
  • 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 to assess client responses to care, and to respond appropriately.