Work where you matter! Interior Health’s East Kootenay Regional Hospital (EKRH) invites applications for the role of Registered Nurse, Ambulatory Care. EKRH is looking for a nurses with recent and related clinical experience in the advanced specialty education area of Ambulatory Care, including Endoscopy.
EKRH’s Ambulatory Care Unit as a whole provides services that include Cast Clinic, Colonoscopy, Cystoscopy Clinic, Endoscopy, Flexible Sigmoidoscopy, Gastroscopy, Intravenous (IV) Therapy and Urodynamic Testing. As a member of the EKRH Ambulatory Care Team, you will perform pre-post procedure care of endoscopy patients as well as assist in the endo suite; in addition to other assigned duties in the Ambulatory Care Clinic.
Reporting to the Manager, Clinical Operations Maternal/Child, Ambulatory Care and Day Care, or designate, you will draw upon your ability to assess, plan, implement and evaluate client care; work in collaboration with the interdisciplinary team; and ensure the delivery of client-centred care by assisting individual clients and their families respond to changing health care needs.
Casual employment means work requirements can vary between Zero and 37.5 hours per week. Casual employees receive 12.6% of their straight time pay, exclusive of all premiums, in lieu of scheduled vacations and statutory holidays. Upon completion of 180 hours, there is option of purchasing medical, dental and extended health benefit plans.
Come and join Interior Health and the EKRH’s busy Ambulatory Care Unit with many clinics! We operate Monday to Friday and run endoscopy clinic five days per week. If this position sounds like an opportunity for you, apply today!
Community Profile: Located in the southeastern corner of British Columbia, Cranbrook is the business capital of the East Kootenays and the largest city in the Rocky Mountain Region. Nestled on a gentle plain with scenic mountain vistas in the distance, it is considered by many to be an ideal location to raise a family or retire. Boasting more hours of sunshine than anywhere else in the province, its residents enjoy a variety of outdoor recreational opportunities including golf, hiking and skiing. For those who enjoy more urban pursuits, there are shops, boutiques and cafés, as well as an arts centre and heritage attractions. Cranbrook’s economy is driven primarily by mining, forestry, transportation and tourism.
• Graduation from an approved School of Nursing with current practicing registration with the British Columbia College of Nurses and Midwives (BCCMN).
• Advanced preparation in the clinical specialty of the assigned program area as required by the position: Endoscopy - Certification in gastro intestinal (GI) Nursing and a minimum of two years recent, related clinical experience in the assigned practice environment; or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
** We will also consider perioperative trained nurses with endoscopy experience.
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.