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Registered Nurse (RN), Post Anaesthetic Care Unit (PACU) - BC Women’s Hospital + Health Centre

Registered Nurse, Post Anaesthetic Care Unit – 3 positions

BC Women’s Hospital + Health Centre

Vancouver, BC

 

As per the current Public Health Order, full vaccination against COVID-19 is a condition of employment with PHSA as of October 26, 2021.

You are an experienced RN with recent post anaesthetic or critical care experience. You’re seeking a role on a small, solid team where you can continue to develop your own skills through training and education opportunities. The opportunity to work Monday to Friday during daytime/early evening hours works with your personal schedule. If this sounds like you…this may be your dream job! Consider joining the team at BC Women’s Hospital + Health Centre and growing your nursing career.


What you’ll do

 

 

The RN, Post Anaesthetic Care Unit (PACU) at BC Women’s Hospital + Health Centre works as part of the unit’s multidisciplinary team. This RN role provides and coordinates nursing care services including patient assessment, patient and family teaching, as well as health promotion activities for women and their families, consistent with established policies, standards and philosophy. Usual tasks include:

  • Maintain patient records by collecting and documenting information including health care information regarding patients and their families, nursing observations, telephone communications, interventions, teaching, and care evaluations to ensure that patient records are current and complete.
  • Plan direct care for patients by performing activities such as reviewing patient/family history, developing a care plan specific for the patient and family, and meeting with other members of the health care team to discuss and review the care plan.
  • Provide direct patient care and collaborates with other members of the health care team to evaluate family-centred patient care in the particular setting.
  • Teach patients, family members, or other care-givers by providing and explaining information, demonstrating procedures and use of equipment, checking the learner’s use of procedures, techniques and equipment, and evaluating the effectiveness of the selected teaching methods.
  • Identify own learning needs, set measurable performance goals and objectives, and review these with the Program Manager or delegate, and engage in a variety of activities to meet these needs.
  • Participate in the orientation and continuing education of nursing staff and students by preceptoring and role-modelling.

 

What you bring

 

Qualifications

  • Graduation from an approved School of Nursing with current practicing registration as an RN with the British Columbia College of Nurses & Midwives (BCCNM).
  • CPR Training – Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS) – Level 1.
  • One (1) year of recent PACU or critical care experience or a combination of Critical Care Courses and Post Anaesthetic nursing courses or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Skills

  • Communicate effectively with patients, families, colleagues and other health professionals, both verbally and in writing
  • Relate effectively to women and their families.
  • Participate as a member of multidisciplinary care team, and function as a nursing resource.
  • Physically perform the duties of the job; operate related equipment.

 

What we bring

 

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 professional development opportunities through our in-house training programs, including +2,000 courses, such as our San’yas Indigenous Cultural Safety Training course, or Core Linx for Leadership roles.
  • Enjoy a comprehensive benefits package, including municipal pension plan, and psychological health & safety programs and holistic wellness resources.
  • Annual statutory holidays (13) with generous vacation entitlement and accruement.
  • Perks include access to fitness classes and discounts to 350 BC-wide recreational programs, travel, technology, car and bike sharing, and more.

 

Job Type: 3 Regular, Full-time Opportunities
Wage:
$36.23 to $47.58 per hour
Location:
4500 Oak Street, Vancouver BC, V6H 2N9


Requisition #
126567

Hours of Work: Monday-Thursday, alternating Fridays; 0910 - 1800

 

Requisition # 127675 & 127677

Hours of Work: Monday-Friday, alternate Mondays; 1010 - 1900

 

What we do

 

BC Women's Hospital & Health Centre (BCW) is dedicated to improving the health of women, newborns and families through a comprehensive range of services, research and education.

 

BCW is part of the Provincial Health Services Authority (PHSA).

 

The Provincial Health Services Authority (PHSA) plans, manages 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 and BCW are committed to employment equity, 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, background and experience, and value a safe, inclusive and welcoming environment.

 

ATTN: PHSA Employees:

 

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