Rural Nurse - Merritt, B.C.

Position Summary

Put your nursing skills into full motion and join the passionate and welcoming nursing staff at Nicola Valley Health Centre, in the beautiful community of Merritt. We are looking for a self-directed, motivated, reliable and flexible Registered Nurse to join our team.

This position works both the Emergency and Medical areas.

The Nicola Valley Health Centre has an 11 bed ER and sees 50-60 patients a day. The Emergency department is open 24/7 with 2 RNs in the ER.

This is a relief part time (0.75) position until October 1, 2022 or return of incumbent. Hours of work: Rotating Days, Nights – 07:00 to 19:00, 19:00 to 07:00.

Merritt’s rolling hills, sparkling lakes and over 2,030 hours of sunshine every year is a haven for four-season outdoor recreation. Merritt enjoys a steady influx of people relocating from urban areas attracted to the quality of life, low housing costs, accessibility to services and excellent recreational opportunities. Merritt is located on the Coquihalla Highway (Highway 5) at the junction with Highway 8, 120 kms northeast of Hope and 87 kms southwest of Kamloops.

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Qualifications

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

Post-graduate certification in Rural or Emergency Nursing, 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

Please include relevent certificates with your application

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 #:

01678390

Employee Type:

RELIEF PART TIME (0.75 FTE)

Bargaining Unit:

BCNU

Facility:

NICOLA VALLEY HEALTH CTR

Location:

Merritt

Department:

MER COMBINED MED/SURG

Reports To:

MANAGER OR DESIGNATE

Hourly Wage:

$36.23 - $47.58

Close Date:

OPEN UNTIL FILLED

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