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Registered Nurse, Emergency Department - BC Children's Hospital
Registered Nurse, Emergency Department
BC Children’s Hospital, Vancouver BC, $36.23 to $47.58 per hour
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
What you’ll do
- Perform primary and secondary nursing assessments, emergency nursing care for resuscitation and stabilization of pediatric patients with emergent health care problems, including pediatric trauma nursing care.
- Utilize the nursing process in accordance with philosophy of Family-Centered Care, which includes assessment, nursing diagnosis, planning, implementation and evaluation or real and potential health problems of pediatric and adolescent patients.
- Perform triage and prioritization of pediatric patients presenting to Emergency Department utilizing advanced pediatric assessment skills according to Canadian Pediatric Triage Assessment Scale (PCTAS).
- Maintain accurate, thorough and timely documentation in patient record of pertinent health information, nursing assessments, interventions, evaluations and communication.
- Provide patient and family education, discharge teaching and health promotion activities. Facilitate appropriate follow-up care in broader health community.
- Provide nursing care to unique patient populations in crisis presenting to Emergency Department including pediatric patients with: physical and sexual abuse, psychiatric problems, toxic ingestions, drug and alcohol intoxication. Maintain respectful patient and family confidentiality; follows policies and procedures according to legal requirements.
What you bring
- Graduation from an approved Nursing Program with current practicing registration as a Registered Nurse with the British Columbia College of Nurses & Midwives (BCCNM).
- Minimum of one (1) year’s recent, related clinical experience in pediatrics or an Emergency Department setting.
- Emergency Nursing Pediatric course (ENPC)/Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS)/Trauma Nursing Core Course preferred (TNCC)
You will have the ability to:
- Communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing.
- Relate effectively to children and their families.
- Participate as a member of a multidisciplinary care team, and function as a nursing resource.
- Physically perform the duties of the job.
- Operate related equipment.
- Basic computer skills.
What’s in it for you
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.
- Perks include onsite fitness classes and discounts to 350 BC-wide recreational programs, travel, technology, car and bike sharing, and more.
Wage: $36.23 to $47.58 per hour
4500 Oak Street, Vancouver
Applications will be accepted until position is filled.
Rotating Schedule; 0700-1910; 1900-0710
Requisition Number: 106350
What we do
BC Children’s Hospital (BCCH) bcchildrens.ca provides care for the most seriously ill or injured children from across British Columbia.
Provincial Health Services Authority (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: jobs.phsa.ca/programs-and-services
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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