Rural Nurse - Creston, B.C.

Position Summary

paced environment, we have an exciting opportunity at the Creston Valley Hospital (CVH)!

Creston Valley Hospital is a rural centre and this position works all areas including emergency, geriatrics, medicine, pediatrics, palliative and obstetrics. This position has on-site education support to develop the skills needed to meet the rural RN job description. This position is responsible for the assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of client care. Working in collaboration with the interdisciplinary team, you will ensure the delivery of client–centered care by assisting individual clients and their families respond to changing health care needs.

CVH is a rural acute care hospital with 20 inpatient beds and a 10 bed emergency department on a 12 hour shift day/night rotation. We have a dynamic team of RNs and LPNs working in a supportive learning environment and provide placements for the UBC and UBCO medical programs for medical students and residents. We provide 24/7 inpatient and emergency room care and there is physiotherapist, occupational therapist and dietitian services on site. The Operating Room is open 3 days a week.
This is a relief full-time position until May 8, 2023 or return of incumbent. The nursing schedule is based on 12 hour shifts and schedules are Days (07:00 to 19:00 hours) and Nights (19:00 to 07:00 hours) with rotating days off.
Our benefits package includes:
• 4 weeks vacation
• Insurance premiums 100% paid by Interior Health
• Medical Services Plan
• Extended Health Coverage
• Dental Health Coverage
• Pension Plan

Come and join us! Our focus is on giving people room to grow, and to make an impact in the lives of others. Apply today to join our team in Creston!

Community Profile: The friendly town of Creston is located in the Rocky Mountain region of British Columbia between Vancouver and Calgary and is a hub for commercial activity in the area. The amicable climate and breathtaking views contribute to an enjoyable lifestyle with moderate climate and unlimited recreational activities year round. Residents in this growing community also enjoy fishing, kayaking, hiking, mountain biking and camping. Agriculture is a strong component of the economy in Creston and we are seeing more people chose Creston for their home with a goal of being more self-sustained through market gardens and small agricultural businesses.

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 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 & experience. Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) within 3 years.(1 year heart & stroke)
• Perinatal: Advanced preparation in a Perinatal clinical specialty or an equivalent combination of education & experience. Current Fetal Health Surveillance (FHS) and Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP) within 2 years. Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) within 3 years. (1 year heart & stroke)
• Operation Room: Advanced preparation in the clinical specialty of the assigned area (perioperative nursing) and one year recent related clinical experience in the assigned practice environment on an operating room similar in size and scope to the facility or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

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 POSITION MAY QUALIFY FOR A $10,000 SIGNING BONUS!

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 #:

01662302

Employee Type:

RELIEF FULL TIME

Bargaining Unit:

BCNU

Facility:

CRESTON VALLEY HOSPITAL

Location:

Creston

Department:

CVH COMBINED MED/SURG

Reports To:

MANAGER OR DESIGNATE

Hourly Wage:

$36.23 - $47.58

Close Date:

OPEN UNTIL FILLED

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