Emergency / Intensive Care Nurse TRAINEE

Position Summary

We are looking for an experienced Registered Nurse to fill an Emergency / Intensive Care Nurse TRAINEE position we have within our team at Cariboo Memorial Hospital. If you are an experienced nurse and would like to move into the emergency/critical care field but do not have formal education, we would love to consider you for paid in-house emergency training. This training would require an 18-month return of service commitment.

This in-house program uses the American Association of Critical Care Nurses (ACCN) and the Emergency Nursing Orientation (ENO) curriculum coordinated by the Interior Health Critical Care and Emergency Network.

The training is scheduled to commence in January 2023. ECCO/ REDEP has four (4) Program components to be completed:
• On-Line Theory Case Based Modules (Assigned ECCO and ENO Modules)
• Clinical Hours (Focused Study at Beside): 100 hours
• Clinical Lab Hours: 40 hours
• Consolidated Preceptorship Hours: 292.50 hours

As per the NBA Article 35.03, upon successful completion of the education program, an employee must return to, or post into a regular position in the area of nursing applicable to the education (Critical Care/Emergency) for a minimum of 18 months. If no regular position is available, the employer will create a regular relief line equivalent to the employee's original FTE. For casual employees, FTE will be determined on number of hours in previous year or 0.5 FTE whichever is greater. Employee will work in a relief line until the employee can secure regular employment.

Cariboo Memorial Hospital (CMH) is a community hospital within Interior Health and plays an important role in meeting the healthcare needs of the people in the Williams Lake and surrounding areas. Because CMH is a rural site, our nurses do it all and receive a wide range of experience.

The ED has one trauma room, a minor surgery room, five monitoring bays, a gyne room that is also the negative pressure room, a designated observation unit, and a two-bay cast room.

Our ED sees approximately 21,000 patient visits a year and the staffing complement consists of a RN/LPN mix with Patient Care Coordinator coverage 0900-2000hrs 7 days a week. ED Physicians covering 24/7. The hospital has a robust complement of anesthetic, surgical and OB/Gyne coverage. The ER Department is a tight knit group that works as an interdisciplinary team, have a great rapport and receive wonderful physician support.

Interior Health offers a comprehensive benefits package and relocation allowance is available. For those requiring housing for relocation purposes, temporary housing is available.

If this sounds like a fit for you, we would love to hear from you. Apply Today!!!

Community Profile:
The community of Williams Lake is located amidst sparkling lakes and rolling ranchland in the heart of the Cariboo-Chilcotin Region of British Columbia. As the largest city in the area, it serves as a business, industrial and service hub for outlying communities and provides employment opportunities in the forestry, mining, agriculture and tourism sectors. Home to the famous Williams Lake Stampede, this former “cowtown” has grown into a vibrant city that offers its residents a comfortable blend of urban living and western charm. Williams Lake offers four distinct seasons, which fosters a large host of sporting possibilities.

Qualifications

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

Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) within 3 years.

Comments

This position may qualify for a $10,000 rural recruitment 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 #:

01679457

Employee Type:

PERMANENT FULL TIME

Bargaining Unit:

BCNU

Facility:

CARIBOO MEMORIAL HOSPITAL

Location:

Williams Lake

Department:

CMH EMERGENCY

Reports To:

MANAGER

Hourly Wage:

$36.23 - $47.58

Close Date:

OPEN UNTIL FILLED

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