HIGH ACUITY RESPONSE NURSE EAST KOOTENAY REGIONAL HOSPITAL (CASUAL)
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|Position Summary |
Do you have outstanding critical care clinical skills and an excellent ability to communicate with patients and team members? Are you a critical thinker, able to maintain confidentiality while juggling multiple priorities and tasks? If the answer is “yes” than Interior Health invites you to be a part of our leading health care organization. We are looking for a High Acuity Response Team (HART) Nurse to join us at East Kootenay Regional Hospital.
As a HART Nurse you will provide inter-facility transportation for patients requiring advanced life support (ALS) or critical care management from the rural sites to facilities providing a higher level of care. This critical care transport team covers the East Kootenay catchment area, from Creston to the west, Golden to the north and Fernie to the east and at times to Calgary for tertiary services. When not on transport, HART Nurses provide in-facility support to critical care patients at East Kootenay Regional Hospital.
Critical care transport specialty education is provided by Interior Health.
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Graduation from an approved School of Nursing with current practicing registration with the College of Registered Nurses of British Columbia (CRNBC) and successful completion of an accredited Critical Care Training Course and/or Certificate.
Minimum of three (3) years’ recent, related experience caring for critically ill/injured patients including experience performing inter-facility patient transfers; or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
Successful completion of an accredited Trauma Course, such as Transport Nurse Advanced Trauma Course, International Trauma Life Support Course (ITLS), Trauma Nursing Care Course (TNCC), Pre-Hospital Trauma Life Support Course (PHTLS); or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
Current certification in Basic Cardiac Life Support
ACLS, ENPC would be an asset
Current valid BC Driver’s License.
Previous transport experience and/or TNCC are an asset.
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