Registered Nurse (RN) - Operating Rooms - Training Opportunity

$36.23 - $47.58 hourly
  • Vancouver Coastal Health
  • Vancouver General Hospital, Jim Pattison Pavilion, West 12th Avenue, Vancouver, BC, Canada
  • Oct 06, 2021
Full time Registered Nurses Healthcare Nursing Nurse

Job Description

Are you our next Registered Nurse? Apply today to join the team in the Operating Rooms at Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH)!

 

As an RN in the Operating Rooms at Vancouver Coastal Health you will:

  • Provide nursing services in an operating room environment as a member of an integrated surgical team performing varied and complex surgical interventions.
  • Enhance quality of life from the perspective of the patient/family.
  • Consult, confer, and collaborate with other members of the surgical team.
  • Demonstrate continuous improvement and best practice approach in nursing practice and patient care.
  • Maintain and advance your own clinical competence.
  • Participate on designated hospital committees/teams and approved research projects as assigned.

TRAINING OPPORTUNITY - NEW GRADS WELCOME TO APPLY
Applicants must successfully complete the post-basic training education prior to working in the Department.

The post-basic training education program requires full time attendance. Funding will consist of 100% of wages, tuition and books during the training program.

Mandatory Program Orientation: January 11, 2022
Full Time Training: January 24, 2022
Program End: July 8, 2022

Training and post-training consolidation will be located at VGH Hospital. The work site for these positions following training and post-training consolidation will be at Vancouver General Hospital.

***This position is eligible for Relocation Assistance reimbursement up to $5,000 in accordance with VCH's Relocation Assistance Guidelines and commitment of a minimum of one (1) year of service***


QUALIFICATIONS:

Education & Experience

  • Current practicing registration as a Registered Nurse with the British Columbia College of Nurses and Midwives (BCCNM).
  • Completion of a recognized advanced nursing specialty program in operating room nursing, or two years’ recent, related experience in an acute care operating room environment.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Broad knowledge of nursing theory and practice within a patient/family centred model of care.
  • Broad knowledge of BCCNM standards for nursing practice.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of perioperative nursing techniques, standards, instrumentation, supply and equipment requirements for a wide variety of surgical procedures.
  • Broad knowledge of anatomy and physiology.

WHY JOIN VANCOUVER COASTAL HEALTH?

VCH is a world class innovator in medical care, research and teaching, delivering service to more than one million BC residents. 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. We invite you to join us in creating healthy lives in healthy communities by showcasing our passion for care, connection to the communities we serve and our culture of teamwork that makes VCH a great place to work.

  • Comprehensive health benefits package, including MSP, extended health and dental and municipal pension plan
  • Grow your career with employer-paid training and leadership development opportunities
  • Wellness supports, including counselling, critical incident and innovative wellness services are available to employees and their immediate families
  • Award-winning recognition programs to honour staff, medical staff and volunteers
  • Access to exclusive discount offers and deals for VCH staff

Diversity, equity and inclusion are essential to delivering exceptional care and building a great place to work. At VCH, we value and accommodate unique differences to ensure that our staff and medical staff (both current and prospective) have the opportunity and are supported to thrive.

To build a strong and representative workforce, we are seeking candidates who will contribute to a caring and inclusive culture. We encourage applications from members of communities that are disadvantaged on any grounds under the B.C. Human Rights Code, including Indigenous Peoples, people of colour, people of all genders and sexualities and people with disabilities.

VCH is proud to be recognized as a Best Place to Work in Canada in 2021 by Glassdoor and Forbes.