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Specialty Training RN, Post Anesthetic Care Unit (PACU) - BC Women’s Hospital + Health Centre

Specialty Training RN, Post Anesthetic Care Unit (PACU)

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.

 

  • 7-week training opportunity in Post Anesthetic Care Unit, followed by a permanent position in this area
  • The successful candidate will be supporting the adult gynecology surgical services program
  • The ideal candidate will:

o   Have 1 year experience in med/surg, emergency and/or critical care

o   Provide inclusive, pro-choice, non-judgmental care to pregnant people and their families

o   Be highly detail-oriented and organized

o   Be interested in and motivated to learn about the complex PACU environment


What you’ll do

  • Maintain patient records by performing activities such as 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 the pediatric patient 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 collaborate with other members of the health care team to evaluate family centered patient care in the particular setting.
  • Identify own learning needs, review these with the Nurse Educator or delegate and engage in a variety of activities to meet these needs.
  • Act as a clinical resource/support person to patients/families and nursing/health care professionals by explaining the theoretical rationale for nursing decisions.
  • Participate as a member of the health care team through contributing information in rounds, committees and staff meetings.
  • Provide input to the Patient Services Director, or delegate, regarding policies, procedures and operational requirements by observing service needs and providing spoken or written suggestions which address patient and family needs and promote effective use of resources.

 

What you bring

 

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

 

You also have the ability to:

  • Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
  • Relate effectively to children and their families and others.
  • Function as an active member of a multidisciplinary team, and function as a nursing resource.
  • Demonstrate effective CPR techniques.
  • Organize work
  • Perform the duties of the job.
  • Operate related equipment including applicable computer software.

 

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.
  • PHSA is a remote work friendly employer, welcoming flexible work options to support our people (eligibility may vary, depending on position).
  • Perks include access to fitness classes and discounts to 350 BC-wide recreational programs, travel, technology, car and bike sharing, and more.

 

Job Type: Regular Full-Time 
Wage:
$36.23 to $47.58 per hour
Location:
4500 Oak Street, Vancouver BC, V6H 2N9
Hours of Work:
Monday-Friday, Alternate Mondays or Fridays; Training Position: 0800-1600; Permanent Position: 1010-1900
Requisition #
129488E

 

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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