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Registered Nurse, Emergency Department - BC Children's Hospital

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Bring your passion for nursing to BC Children's Hospital where it can flourish. We're the centre of pediatrics in BC and are known for our excellence in patient and family centred care. We know nurses are key to our success, and as a pediatric teaching hospital, we are committed to helping you continually grow your practice through on-site professional development and our renowned preceptor program. Join our high-functioning multidisciplinary team, skilled at both the art of caring and the science of healing in our unique workplace.

Success Profile

What does it take to be a successful pediatric nurse at PHSA? Check out the top traits we’re looking for and see if you have the right mix.

  • Adaptable
  • Collaborative
  • Compassionate
  • Curious
  • Responsive
  • Team player


BCCH is a program of the Provincial Health Services Authority (PHSA). PHSA provides specialty health care services to British Columbians. Our values reflect our commitment to excellence. They include: Respect people, Be compassionate, Dare to innovate, Cultivate partnerships, and Serve with purpose.


  • "I help make your very worst day of your life, bringing your child to the emergency department a little bit lighter. A little bit better. Or at least to help to make you feel just a little bit more comfortable in a really scary situation."

    ~ Michelle, RN, emergency department
  • "People would be surprised at the patient connection that you do get [in the operating room]. There's a misconception that there's not a lot of involvement with the patient, because they are asleep for most of the procedure, but during the time that you are with them, it's quite a deep connection, and it's very, very rewarding."

    ~ Vanja, clinical nurse educator, operating room
  • "We have such a great team... in my nursing career I have never been exposed to a team like this where communication, support, resources, and interdisciplinary teamwork is at this level. And it's something that I don't know I would ever be able to leave."

    ~ Jason, RN, pediatric intensive care unit
  • "Frontline staff is all about making connections with the patients, primarily teenagers and children, also the families, really making deep connections with them over time."

    ~Patrick, RN, child and youth mental health

Benefits and Perks

  • Extended health and dental benefits

  • Defined benefit pension program

  • Continuing education

  • Professionaldevelopment

  • Leaves including maternity, parental and education

  • Flexible scheduling

Job Details

Registered Nurse, Emergency Department

BC Children's Hospital

Temporary Part Time (0.50 FTE) 

If you thrive in a fast paced, dynamic environment, the Emergency Department may be for you! 

BC Children's Hospital is listed as one of the Best Specialized Hospitals 2019 in the World according to Newsweek Magazine!

Click here to learn more about BC Children's Emergency Department:

BC Children's Hospital's  Ledcor Children’s Emergency is equipped with 33 single patient treatment rooms to give families privacy during stressful times, as well as two critical care rooms that provide the ample space for trauma teams to respond immediately. Kids who require longer stays can be transferred to the Clinical Decision Unit, a space where they can remain for up to 24 hours without having to be admitted and our five mental health rooms provide a calming, therapeutic and low-stimulus space, removed from the fast pace of the main Emergency Department. 

At BC Children's Hospital Emergency Department, we offer

  • A comprehensive orientation program
  • Opportunity to work collaboratively with an interdisciplinary team of physicians, nurse practitioners, mental health professionals and fellow emergency nurses
  • Opportunity for professional development with specialized training

You must have: 

  • Completed a certified nursing program
  • Current registration / eligibility with the British Columbia College of Nursing Professionals (BCCNP)
  • Minimum of one (1) year of recent, related experience in pediatrics or an Emergency Department setting
  • For New Graduate Nurses, consideration will be given to applicants who have completed 200+ hours in an Emergency department setting

If you are ready to explore a nursing career and a future where all children receive the best possible care, contact us today!

To learn more about these exciting opportunities, please contact: Veronica Wong, Talent Advisor 604-875-7291 or email:  

Temporary Part Time (0.50 FTE) until June 2021 /or return of incumbant
Per Rotation: Monday - Sunday 
Hours:  11-23, 13-01
Location: Vancouver, BC
Reference: 95292
What’s in it for you:

BC Children's Hospital (BCCH) is part of the Provincial Health Services Authority (PHSA). Every PHSA employee enables the best possible patient care for our patients and their families. Whether you are providing direct care, conducting research, or making it possible for others to do their work, you impact the lives of British Columbians today and in the future. That’s why we’re focused on your care too – offering health, wellness, development programs to support you – at work and at home.

Join one of BC’s largest employers with province-wide programs, services and operations – offering vast opportunities for growth and development.

  • Access to more than 2,000 in-house training programs.
  • Enjoy a comprehensive benefits package, including municipal pension plan.
  • 12 annual statutory holidays with generous vacation entitlement and accruement.
  • Flexible work options including flextime, work locations and job sharing (eligibility will vary)
  • Perks include onsite fitness classes and discounts to 350 BC-wide recreational programs, travel, technology, car and bike sharing, and more.

What we do:

BC Children's Hospital (BCCH) cares for the province's most acutely ill or injured children and youth, provides developmental and rehabilitation services to children and youth throughout BC, and offers a broad range of health services. BCCH is part of the Provincial Health Services Authority (PHSA).

PHSA plans, coordinates and evaluates specialized health services with the BC health authorities to provide equitable and cost-effective health care for people throughout the province. Our values reflect our commitment to excellence and include: Respect people – Be compassionate – Dare to innovate – Cultivate partnerships – Serve with purpose. Learn more about PHSA and our programs:

PHSA is committed to employment equity and hires on the basis of merit, encouraging all qualified individuals to apply. We recognize that our ability to provide the best care for our diverse patient populations relies on a rich diversity of skills, knowledge, backgrounds and experiences, and value a safe, inclusive and welcoming environment.

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