Registered Nurse | General Duty

Position Summary

Exciting permanent full time opportunity for an experienced Registered Nurse is now available at the Penticton Regional Hospital in B.C. – 5th Floor Medical Unit.

Who are we looking for?

Are you dedicated to your nursing career and delivering the best patient centered care? If you pride yourself on your positive attitude and strong work ethic? Then this opportunity is for you!

What will you work on?

The Registered Nurse practices in a variety of clinical settings and is responsible for the assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of client care. Working in collaboration with the interdisciplinary team, the Registered Nurse ensures the delivery of client–centered care by assisting individual clients and their families respond to changing health care needs. The Registered Nurse demonstrates a specialized body of knowledge and bases practice on nursing science and related content from other sciences and humanities.

Registered Nurses work 12 hour days 07:00-19:00 and nights 19:00-07:00 hours.

About this location/unit

Penticton Regional Hospital (PRH) acts as a referral centre to three community hospitals and one diagnostic centre in the South Okanagan and includes a regional population of 85,000. It has an operating capacity of 129 acute beds and 102 extended care beds. A full range of services are provided with the exception of open heart surgery, neuro surgery, and recent spinal cord injury care. This is a great place to experience a variety of medical and surgical nursing units and build and expand your nursing skills.

Level 5 of the David E. Kampe Tower in Penticton Regional Hospital is a 28 bed unit that mainly has medical patients with few surgical cases on an as needed basis. It is a great place to experience a variety of medical nursing with the occasional surgical experience thrown in. The unit is supportive and excited to welcome students and strive to provide a positive learning experience. The team is interdisciplinary working collaboratively with RN and LPNs providing direct patient care.

How will we help you grow?

We provide you with an orientation customized to meet your needs, and immediate support and access from excellent colleagues. You will have access to work in an interdisciplinary environment where patients are at the centre of care. We also offer continuous education opportunities.

Reasons to Apply at Interior Health... What we can do for you

We offer an exceptional employer-paid benefits package, recognition of previous experience in determining starting salary, and generous vacation entitlement after your first year of employment.

We offer a work environment conducive to growth and development of strong clinical skills. The opportunity to have a balanced lifestyle that allows you to maintain the quality of life you desire.

Come live, work and play where others only vacation. Make a difference. Love your work. Apply today!

Qualifications

Education, Training and Experience:

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

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 #:

01601656

Employee Type:

PERMANENT FULL TIME

Bargaining Unit:

BCNU

Facility:

PENTICTON REGIONAL HSPTL

Location:

Penticton

Department:

PRH 5TH FLOOR MEDICAL UNIT

Reports To:

MANAGER

Hourly Wage:

$36.23 - $47.58

Close Date:

OPEN UNTIL FILLED

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