Registered Nurse (RN) - Critical Care/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 an RN with Critical Care certification to join Intensive Care Unit (ICU) at Sechelt Hospital. Apply today to join our team!

 

As an RN in Critical Care with VCH 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.
  • 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 1 years' recent acute medical/surgical experience.  Applicants must successfully complete the post-basic training education prior to working in the Department. Preference will be given to applicants with high-acuity training. Travel to lower mainland will be required during practicum dates.

Dysrhythmia Interpretation (if required): April to May 2021
Online intro theory (if required): June to August 2021
Full-time training at BCIT and practicum locations from September to November 2021
*course dates will be modified based on previous courses completed, VCH only funds for required courses.

Travel expenses reimbursed according to VCH policy.

 

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!

 

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 of 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.