Long Term Care Nurse (RN/RPN)

Position Summary

We are currently seeking a Long Term Care Nurse, Registered Nurse or Registered Psychiatric Nurse to join our team at Brookhaven Care Centre in Kelowna BC.

This is a temporary part time position until January 15, 2024 or return of incumbent.

Who are we looking for?
If you are self-directed, have big picture thinking, are able to co-ordinate care among large networks, have excellent organization, problem solving skills and strong communication, apply today to this exciting opportunity and join our nursing team.

What will you work on?
The RN or RPN practices in a variety of clinical settings and is responsible for the assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of individual care. Working in collaboration with the interdisciplinary team, the RN or RPN ensures the delivery of individual–centered care by assisting individuals and their families respond to changing health care needs. The RN or RPN demonstrates a specialized body of knowledge and bases practice on nursing science and related content from other sciences and humanities.

Shifts of work are days and evenings; rotating shifts times are from 07:00 to 15:00, 15:00 to 23:00 hours.

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?
In Long Term Care you develop relationships with your patients and their families as you work with the same patients each day for an extended period of time. It is up to the nurse to educate, guide and comfort patients and their families during their time in your care.

Long term care offers a variety of opportunities to work autonomously while part of a team; there are opportunities to advance into leadership, become a professional practice lead or work your passion in long term care with enhanced skills and knowledge

About this location/unit
Brookhaven Care Centre embodies a individual-centered philosophy designed to support individuals’ choices, help people function at their highest level, and provide the best quality of life possible. This facility is a single-story, non-profit seniors care home located in rural area of West Kelowna. It has 83 beds and 20 Specialized Geriatric CBDU beds and 1 community respite bed.

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.

Come and join our team….Come live, work and play where others only vacation. Make a difference. Love your work. Apply today!

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.

*This posting is for a position at a facility covered by the Provincial Health Officer’s Single Site Order and selected applicant(s) must comply with the requirement of the order.

Qualifications

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).
• Post - basic education in gerontology an asset.

Comments

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 #:

01710138

Employee Type:

RELIEF PART TIME (0.58 FTE)

Bargaining Unit:

BCNU

Facility:

BROOKHAVEN EXTENDED CARE

Location:

Kelowna

Department:

BKN LTC UNIT A

Reports To:

MANAGER OR DESIGNATE

Hourly Wage:

$36.23 - $47.58

Close Date:

OPEN UNTIL FILLED

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