Registered Nurse, Med/Surg (5529042)

  • Northern Health
  • Burns Lake, BC, Canada
  • May 05, 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 Lakes District Hospital.

Under the direction of the Director of Acute Patient Services or designate, provides general and specialized nursing care to patients, utilizing the nursing process and in accordance with the philosophy, objectives and policies of Lakes District Integrated Health Services and the Department of Nursing. Participates in all nursing activities, assists in teaching and/or supervising Licensed Practical Nurses & Care Aides. Assumes the responsibilities of the ward and will assume charge responsibilities when designated.

Shift Rotation/Hours of work:: Days, Nights - 07:00 to 19:00, 19:00 to 07:00, rotating

Lakes District Hospital is a 12 acute bed hospital that offers emergency services, laboratory, diagnostic imaging, rehabilitation, pharmacy. There is one labour/delivery/recovery suite and 1 palliative care room. There are provision for public health, mental health and addictions, and home and community care service, as well as local physician and emergency services.

Burns Lake has a population of 1,779 (2021) local residents and serves the surrounding areas of the Regional District of Bulkley-Nechako estimating a population of 7,000. Wilderness and some of BC’s largest freshwater lakes where sport fishing is a popular activity for both locals and tourists surround Burns Lake. Check out Burns Lake for more information on this family friendly community.

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
  • “Loan Forgiveness Programs” offered through the Federal and BC Government
  • Spectacular outdoor activities and the shortest commutes in BC
 
Qualifications
  • Registration with BC College of Nurses and Midwives as a practicing RN or RPN registrant.
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.