Interior Health is seeking an experienced and dynamic Registered Nurse to join our Emergency Department at the Elkford Health Centre in beautiful Elkford, B.C. If emergency nursing is your passion and you are a reliable, flexible and motivated registered nurse interested in working in a beautiful rural setting, apply today!
Who We Are:
Interior Health (IH) is committed to achieving a culturally diverse and inclusive workforce that is representative of the communities we serve, and where you are encouraged to bring your whole self to work. Well-being and work life balance is promoted within the IH team, and our commitment to environmental sustainability supports our primary goal of increasing the health and well-being of everybody in the Interior Health region from our employees to the population we serve.
About the Job:
The Registered Nurse:
• Provides nursing care to patients in a variety of clinical settings, both by working independently and as a member of an interdisciplinary team
• Enhances quality of life for the patient and family; consults, confers, and collaborates with other health care providers
• Demonstrates continuous improvement and evidence based practice in nursing practice
• Maintains and advances own clinical competence
• Participates on designated hospital committees/teams and approved research projects as assigned
This is a CASUAL OPPORTUNITY. Casual means hours are not guaranteed and may vary and shifts may be at short notice. Casual employees are eligible to apply for internal postings including permanent and temporary positions. There are many opportunities with Interior Health that begin with casual employment and lead to regular employment.
Shifts of work will be scheduled days and nights; rotating from 07:00 to 19:00, 19:00 to 07:00 hours.
About this location/unit:
The Elkford Health Centre is a primary Community Health Centre and offers services such as: Community Care, ER, Medical Clinic, X-ray and Rehabilitation.
Known as "The Wilderness Capital of B.C.", Elkford is situated in the heart of the Rocky Mountains in the southeast corner of British Columbia. This picturesque community is surrounded by lush sub-alpine forests, spectacular alpine meadows, majestic waterfalls, crystal clear lakes and streams. At 1300m (4,265 ft) above sea level, Elkford is B.C.'s highest community. Here anyone can reach new heights!
Interior Health is an organization where you have room to grow and where life outside of work is just as important to us as it is to you. Apply Today!
Graduation from an approved School of Nursing with current practicing registration with the British Columbia College of Nurses and Midwives (BCCNM)
Advanced preparation in an Emergency or Rural Emergency clinical specialty or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR).
We invite applicants to self-identify as First Nation, Métis or Inuit within cover letters and/or resumes.
Interior Health now offers assistance from an Aboriginal Employment Advisor. If you self-identify as Aboriginal (First Nations, Métis or Inuit) and if you would like assistance with the application process, job readiness, interview readiness or tips for resume and cover letter writing, send your question via email to AboriginalEmployment@interiorhealth.ca to be redirected to the Employment Advisor.
Effective April 1, 2023, the hourly rate for this position will be: $40.21-$54.28. These are unionized nursing positions with the BCNU.
This posting is covered by the Provincial Health Officer’s mandatory COVID-19 vaccination orders and selected applicant(s) must comply.
Interior Health now offers assistance from an Aboriginal Employment Advisor. If you self-identify as Aboriginal (First Nations, Métis or Inuit) and if you would like assistance with internal career exploration, send your question via email to AboriginalEmployment@interiorhealth.ca to be redirected to the Employment Advisor. We invite applicants to self-identify as First nations, Métis, or Inuit within cover letters and/or resumes.