Emergency Nurse

Position Summary

Are you a dedicated and experienced Emergency Nurse, looking for your next career move? Come and put your skills to the test at our Vernon Jubilee Hospital, B.C. We have a relief full time Emergency Nurse opportunity. This relief is until October 22, 2022 or return of the incumbent.

Who are we looking for?

We are looking for an experienced Emergency Nurse. If emergency nursing is your passion, we want to hear from you!

What will you work on?

Interior Health Hospitals and Urgent Health Centres provide a range of Critical Care/Emergency services and depending on the assigned clinical area within the Site/Unit the Registered Nurse may be required to be competent in multiple clinical settings.

The Registered Nurse practices in the clinical setting 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.

The nursing schedule is based on 12 hour shifts and schedules are Days (07:00 to 19:15 hours) and Nights (19:00 to 07:15 hours) with rotating days off. We participate yearly in Cardiac Arrest Management, TNCC, ENPC and CTAS as needed to keep certifications current.

About this location/unit

The VJH Emergency department offers 26 beds plus two trauma rooms and two secure rooms and is located in the new Polson Tower. Our bright, spacious ED has been developed with consideration for privacy, confidentiality, infection control measures and features state-of-the-art technology in equipment (i.e. cardiac monitoring, diagnostic imaging in our trauma room, negative pressure isolation rooms), communication devices (Vocera, nurse call system), and other care delivery processes (pneumatic tube system, Rapid Assessment Zone, and Minor Treatment Area).

The thriving city of Vernon is situated in the northern region of BC’s Okanagan Valley among the beautiful Swan, Kalamalka and Okanagan lakes. It boasts a unique history, diversified economy, attractive climate and beautiful natural setting offering residents a highly desirable balance of small-town charm combined with the amenities of an urban centre. As the largest regional centre in the North Okanagan area, it also serves as a major vacation destination. The area’s recreational opportunities are enjoyed by visitors and residents alike and include skiing, golfing, hiking, cycling and more. Vernon is also home to a large and diverse arts community.

How will you create an impact?

Joining our IH team will allow you to challenge yourself professionally while enjoying all the personal pursuits available to you within this fantastic community.

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 and join us! Our focus is on giving people room to grow, to make an impact in the lives of others. 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).

Advanced preparation in the clinical specialty of the assigned area as required by the position:

• Emergency – Advanced preparation in an ED clinical specialty or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) within 3 years.

• Critical Care – Advanced preparation in a critical care clinical specialty or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS) within 3 years.

• Combined Critical Care/Emergency – Advanced preparation in a critical care clinical specialty and 2 years related clinical experience aligned with unit specific competencies or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS) 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

**Note: ‘This posting is covered by the Provincial Health Officer’s mandatory COVID-19 vaccination orders and selected applicant(s) must comply’

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 #:

01620776

Employee Type:

RELIEF FULL TIME

Bargaining Unit:

BCNU

Facility:

VERNON JUBILEE HOSPITAL

Location:

Vernon

Department:

VJH EMERGENCY

Reports To:

MANAGER

Hourly Wage:

$36.23 - $47.58

Close Date:

OPEN UNTIL FILLED

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