Registered Nurse – Rural (5499958)

$36.23 - $47.58 hourly
  • Northern Health
  • Dease Lake, BC, Canada
  • Jul 13, 2021
Full time Registered Nurses

Job Description

Northern Health is accepting applications for a rural nurse at Stikine D&T Centre.  Rural community hospitals provide a wide range of services and depending on the location may require the Registered Nurse to be competent in multiple clinical settings. 

Who we are
Northern Health leads the way in promoting health and providing health services for Northern and rural populations in Northern Health.  Through the efforts of dedicated staff and physicians, in partnership with communities and organizations, we provide exceptional health services for Northerners.  Our value statements guide decisions and actions that include: Empathy – Respect – Collaboration – Innovations.

What you can expect

  • Opportunities for career growth
  • Supportive work environment
  • 4 weeks vacation to start
  • Health & Dental Coverage
  • Pension Plan
  • Relocation Assistance for eligible positions
  • Short commutes
  • Affordable housing market
  • Shift Rotation/hours of work: Monday – Friday, 0:815 – 16:45

Job Summary
The Registered Nurse practices in a variety of clinical settings and is responsible for the assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of client care. Working in collaboration with the interdisciplinary team, the Registered Nurse ensures the delivery of client–centered care by assisting individual clients and their families respond to changing health care needs. The Registered Nurse demonstrates a specialized body of knowledge and bases practice on nursing science and related content from other sciences and humanities.

Top 4 Key Responsibilities

  • Completes a comprehensive assessment of the physiological, psychological, socio-cultural and spiritual needs of the client and family unit and determines client status and responses to actual or potential health problems.
  • Coordinates and oversees the overall care. Sets priorities, provides clinical expertise and leadership for the plan of care, plans and implements health care treatments and interventions, and assigns and delegates tasks as appropriate to other members of the healthcare team. Evaluates the appropriateness and effectiveness of treatments and interventions on an ongoing basis.
  • Ensures the client/family unit actively participates in the development, implementation and ongoing modification of the plan of care, including the long and short-term goals. Develops and implements learning plans to meet identified client learning needs.
  • Establishes a therapeutic relationship through the use of effective interpersonal and interviewing techniques, ensuring client choice and autonomy in decision making and care planning. Acts as a role model by demonstrating empathy, trust, and respect in all interpersonal relationships, and recognizes personal impact on team dynamics.

Job Qualification

  • Graduation from an approved School of Nursing
  • Registration with BC College of Nurses and Midwives as a practicing RN registrant (BCCNM).
  • Advanced preparation in the clinical specialty of the assigned area as required by the position:
  • Emergency: Advanced preparation in an ED clinical specialty or an equivalent combination of education & experience. Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) within 3 years.
  • Perinatal: Advanced preparation in a Perinatal clinical specialty or an equivalent combination of education & experience. Current Fetal Health Surveillance (FHS) and Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP) within 2 years. Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) within 3 years.
  • Operation Room: Advanced preparation in the clinical specialty of the assigned area (perioperative nursing) and one year recent related clinical experience in the assigned practice environment on an operating room similar in size and scope to the facility or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

To apply for this position, send your resume and cover letter to