Registered Nurse - General Duty (Surgical)

Position Summary

If surgical nursing is your passion and you are a reliable, flexible and motivated registered nurse; we have exciting casual opportunities for you at the Kelowna General Hospital unit 3E.

Who are we looking for?

We are seeking a Registered Nurse who has strong surgical experience, exceptional clinical and critical thinking skills and the adaptability and enthusiasm to excel in this vascular, plastics and ENT surgical unit.

What will you work on?

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

Days of work are rotating, shift types are days, nights and shift times are 07:00-19:00 and 19:00-07:00 hours.

About this location/unit

A 36 bed unit with 1 overflow bed that can have us at 37 patients. 3E is a team based nursing unit with 4 RN/LPN teams, as well as an RN/LPN float for day shift, and an RN float on night shift. 3E is a wonderful unit full of opportunity to consolidate and build nursing skills and competencies. This unit specializes in complex wound care, tracheotomies and plastic surgery.

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.

Interior Health is an organization where you have room to grow and where life outside of work is just as important to us as it is to you. Apply Today!

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).

*Recent surgical experience would be considered 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 #:

01711232

Employee Type:

CASUAL

Bargaining Unit:

BCNU

Facility:

KELOWNA GENERAL HOSPITAL

Location:

Kelowna

Department:

KGH 3 EAST SURG IP

Reports To:

MANAGER

Hourly Wage:

$36.23 - $47.58

Close Date:

OPEN UNTIL FILLED

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