Registered Nurse (RN) - Burns Trauma High Acuity

$35.53 - $46.65 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

Come work as a Registered Nurse in the Burns Trauma High Acuity (BTHA) Unit at Vancouver General Hospital!

Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH) is looking for a High Acuity trained Registered Nurse 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.


QUALIFICATIONS:

Education & Experience

  • Current practicing registration as a Registered Nurse with the BC College of Nurses and Midwives (BCCNM).
  • Completion of a recognized advanced nursing specialty program in High Acuity Nursing or two years’ recent, related experience in a high acuity setting or an equivalent combination or education and experience.

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.