Do you pride yourself on your positive attitude and strong work ethic? Are you dedicated to your nursing career and delivering patient centered care? Then we want you to come join our surgical team at Penticton Regional Hospital. We currently have a relief full time opportunity for a Registered Nurse – General Duty at our 4th Floor Surgical Unit. This relief is until November 3, 2023 or return of the incumbent.
Who are we looking for?
If you have recent experience in a surgical inpatient unit and enjoy working in a collaborative inter-professional team environment, this is a great place to build and expand on your nursing skills.
If you are an adaptable team player, with great clinical and critical thinking skills; then this unit will give you an exceptional professional environment and opportunity to further develop your nursing experience.
Registered Nurses may work Days (07:00 to 19:00) or Nights (19:00 to 07:00).
How Will You Create 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.
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. 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.
This is a very busy surgical unit with 28 beds. The unit provides pre and post-surgical nursing care for orthopaedics, urology and general surgery patients. There is lots of interaction with Allied health OT/PT/SW/Pharmacy and the Transition Liaison RN.
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.
Make a difference. Love your work. Apply today!
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).
Previous surgical nursing experience would be considered an asset.
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.