Emergency Nurse

Position Summary

Do you have strong critical thinking and Emergency nursing skills? Are you looking to be part of a strong team in a fast-paced rural setting? If you answered yes, then we have an opportunity for you at the South Okanagan General Hospital (SOGH) in the friendly town of Oliver!

SOGH is an active, rural hospital serving the communities of Oliver, Osoyoos, and surrounding areas that sees an average of 16,000 emergency visits per year. There are 7 Emergency beds and 18 acute care beds which regularly operate at 100% capacity.

Ten years ago this site was selected to be a pilot site for the implementation of the electronic Meditech Charting System, Advanced Clinicals. Since then we have been a paperless ward, and one of the few who have been able to achieve it in Canada and North America. Nursing and multidisciplinary notes, medication administration, and physicians’ orders are done electronically. Today, we are seen as a leader in this technology. We have begun to move to a paperless system in our Emergency Department as well, we recently added the Electronic Triage system.

At SOGH, there is a strong commitment toward staff development and encouraging growth. With a great team environment from nurses to Administration to Physicians and support staff; everyone works together with a patient-centered care focus.

Oliver is located in a picturesque valley of orchards, vineyards, lakes and waterways, in the heart of the Thompson Okanagan Region in south central British Columbia. Home to numerous vineyards and more than 10 local wineries, it is known as “The Capital of Wine Country”. With its mild climate, relaxed lifestyle and scenic surroundings, Oliver is a wonderful residential location to call home. Recreational opportunities in the area include hiking, cycling, canoeing, fishing and skiing.

Come live, work and play where others only vacation. It’s more than a career, it’s a lifestyle. Apply Today!

Qualifications

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 ED clinical specialty or Rural Nursing Certificate/ED training or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) within 3 years.

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.

Comments

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.

Competition #:

01581418

Employee Type:

CASUAL

Bargaining Unit:

BCNU

Facility:

SOUTH OKANAGAN GEN HSPTL

Location:

Oliver

Department:

SOG EMERGENCY

Reports To:

MANAGER

Hourly Wage:

$36.23 - $47.58

Close Date:

OPEN UNTIL FILLED

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