Registered Nurse, ICU (5537200)

$36.23 - $47.58 hourly
  • Northern Health
  • Dawson Creek, BC, Canada
  • Apr 26, 2022
Full time Registered Nurses

Job Description

Do you have a passion for nursing? We have the position for you! We are seeking a motivated Registered Nurse with a dedication for delivering compassionate patient care to join our team at Dawson Creek & District Hospital.

In accordance with established vision and values of the organization, the Transition Nurse practices in accordance with the standards of professional practice and code of ethics as outlined by the BC College of Nurses and Midwives (BCCNM) as well as within a patient and family centered care model. Under the direction of the Manager (or designate), the Transition Nurse - working collegially and collaboratively with multidisciplinary/multi-agency teams - takes a lead role in planning, implementing, evaluating and coordinating the flow of integrated care plans for all assigned clients with complex discharge planning and service needs. This position provides comprehensive assessment of individuals and is responsible for identifying variances from discharge plans and service needs, as well as resolution of client, caregiver and system issues. The Transition Nurse acts as a resource to clients/families and various health service teams in the assessment of client needs and eligibility for appropriate resources. This position is responsible for communicating changes in the day to day service needs of the client and liaising with the multidisciplinary team so that changes in capacity and utilization can be anticipated, monitored and alternate strategies developed in order to facilitate the most effective use of health service resources to meet client needs.

Shift Rotation/Hours of work: Monday to Friday, Days - 08:30 to 16:30

Dawson Creek & District Hospital is a 50-bed hospital that offers full service that includes inpatient care, emergency, respiratory, rehab, surgery, obstetrics & gynecology lab, medical imaging and cancer care. The hospital is the northeastern BC orthopedic and trauma centre. Visiting specialists in urology, dermatology and pediatrics is also available.

Dawson Creek has a population of 12,178 (2021) with a youthful and vibrant community that serves as a major centre for the surrounding areas. Come enjoy the beautiful sunrises and sunsets Dawson Creek has to offer. Check out Dawson Creek for more information about this community where the northern lights shine.

What Northern Health has to offer you!
  • Comprehensive benefit packages including MSP, extended health/dental and a municipal pension plan for part-time and full-time employees. Casuals have the option of paying for benefits.
  • Four weeks vacation with one year of continuous service
  • Relocation Incentive is available for eligible positions
  • Employee referral program
  • Employer-paid training and leadership development opportunities
  • Spectacular outdoor activities and the shortest commutes in BC
  • “Loan Forgiveness Programs” offered through the Federal and BC Government
 
Qualifications
  • Registration with BC College of Nurses and Midwives as a practicing RN registrant.
  • Two (2) years recent related clinical experience which includes a combination of Community and Acute Care nursing experience working with clinically complex clients; or an equivalent combination of training and experience.
  • Current valid B.C. Drivers’ License and access to reliable personal vehicle required.
Who we are
Northern Health covers an area of nearly 600,000 square kilometers and offers health services in over two dozen communities and 55 First Nation’s communities. We deliver hospital and community-based health care for a population of 300,000.

Employing more than 7,000 staff throughout the region, Northern Health provides exceptional health services for Northerners, through the efforts of dedicated staff and physicians, in partnership with communities and organizations in Northern BC.

There is a wide variety of career opportunities available in our two dozen hospitals, 25 long-term care facilities, public health units and many other offices providing specialized services.