Registered Nurse (RN) - High Acuity - 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 High Acuity trained Registered Nurses to join the Burns Trauma High Acuity Unit at Vancouver General Hospital.

 

As a Registered Nurse in High Acuity at VGH you will:

  • Provide nursing care to acutely ill patients with complex, acute and often co-existing chronic illnesses 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 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.

The High Acuity training opportunity main streams with the Critical Care program setting candidates up for success to work in the Burns Trauma High Acuity Unit at VGH.

Eligibility for the post-basic training education is restricted to applicants who are currently working in an acute medical/surgical area and have a minimum of 18 months recent acute medical/surgical experience. Applicants must successfully complete the post-basic training education prior to working in the Department.

Online Theory (if required): Mar. 29 - Sept. 12, 2021
Education days on Apr.21, Jun.10, Jun.24,Jul.22,Aug.5,Aug.17, 2021
Full-time training at BCIT & practicum locations Sept. 20, 2021 - Nov. 5, 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, 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.

 

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 of BCCNM’s standards of practice for registered nurses.
  • 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.
  • Demonstrated ability to adjust to new or unexpected events, problem-solve and set priorities.
  • Demonstrated ability to deal with conflict situations.