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Registered Nurse, Specialty Medicine/ Medical Inpatient Unit - BC Children's Hospital

Registered Nurse, Specialty Medicine/ Medical Inpatient Unit

BC Children’s Hospital, Vancouver BC, $36.23 to $47.58 per hour


Are you a Registered Nurse, passionate about providing care to a pediatric population? Join the Medical Inpatient Unit at BC Children’s Hospital!

 

What you’ll do

  • Plan and provide direct patient care by reviewing patient/family history, developing care plans specific to the patient and family, and meeting with other members of the health care team to discuss and review care plans.
  • Act as a clinical resource/support person to patients, families and nursing/health care professionals by explaining the theoretical rationale for nursing decisions.
  • Maintain patient records by collecting and documenting health care information, nursing observations, telephone communications, interventions, teaching, and care evaluations to ensure that patient records are current and complete.
  • Teach patients, family members, or other caregivers by demonstrating procedures and evaluating the overall effectiveness of the selected teaching methods.
  • Through mentoring and preceptorship, participate in the orientation and continuing education of nursing staff and students.
  • In tandem with your manager, identify own learning needs and engage in learning activities, such as in-services, to meet these needs

 

What you bring

  • Graduation from an approved School of Nursing.
  • Current practicing registration as an RN with the British Columbia College of Nurses & Midwives (BCCNM).

One (1) year of recent, related experience in the designated clinical area and/or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

 

You have the ability to:

  • Communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing.
  • Relate effectively to children and their families.
  • Demonstrate effective CPR techniques.
  • Participate as a member of multidisciplinary care team and as a nursing resource.
  • Organize and prioritize workload.
  • Operate related equipment.
  • Physically perform the duties of the job.

 

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.

 

Job Type: Temporary Full-Time (until March 10, 2022)
Wage: $36.23 to $47.58 per hour
Location: 4500 Oak Street, Vancouver, BC
Applications will be accepted until position is filled.
Rotating Schedule: 0700-1900; 1900-0700
Requisition Number: 107730

 

What we do

BC Children’s Hospital (BCCH) bcchildrens.ca provides care for the most seriously ill or injured children from across British Columbia.

 

The 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.

 

ATTN: PHSA Employees:

To be considered as a PHSA employee (internal applicant) for this position, you must apply online via your internal profile at http://internaljobs.phsa.ca    

 

Please note the internal job posting will no longer be accessible after the expiry date of May 7, 2021. If the internal job posting has expired, please contact the Internal Jobs Help Desk and advise that you would like to be considered as a late internal applicant for this position. Please do not apply for the external job posting.

 

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