Registered Nurse/Registered Psychiatric Nurse (RN/RPN) | Long-term Care

Position Summary

Interior Health is seeking a reliable and flexible Registered Nurse or Registered Psychiatric Nurse to join our Long-term Care team at Orchard Haven in beautiful Keremeos, BC.


Who We Are:

Interior Health (IH) is committed to achieving a culturally diverse and inclusive workforce that is representative of the communities we serve, and where you are encouraged to bring your whole self to work. Well-being and work life balance is promoted within the IH team, and our commitment to environmental sustainability supports our primary goal of increasing the health and well-being of everybody in the Interior Health region from our employees to the population we serve.


About the Job:

The Registered Nurse:
• Provides nursing care to Long-term Care patients, both by working independently and as a member of an interdisciplinary team
• Enhances quality of life for the patient and family; consults, confers, and collaborates with other health care providers
• Demonstrates continuous improvement and evidence based practice in nursing practice
• Maintains and advances own clinical competence
• Participates on designated hospital committees/teams and approved research projects as assigned

This is a Casual Opportunity. Casual means hours are not guaranteed and may vary and shifts may be at short notice. Casual employees are eligible to apply for internal postings including permanent and temporary positions. There are many opportunities with Interior Health that begin with casual employment and lead to regular employment.

Effective April 1, 2024, the hourly wage for this position will be $41.42 to $55.91


Shifts of work will be scheduled days, evenings, and nights; rotating from 07:00 to 19:00, 08:00 to 20:00, 19:00 to 07:00.


About this location/unit

Nestled peacefully in the shadow of “K” Mountain, on the banks of the Similkameen River, in the beautiful Similkameen Valley is the colourful village of Keremeos, 48 kilometres southwest of Penticton. In the summer, the plethora of fruit and vegetable stands in the area will delight you. Grapes grown in this lush land are known as some of the best in the area. The well-preserved early 1900’s buildings give the town a distinctive Old West feel. Cattle Ranching, hay ranging and fruit growing are the economic mainstays here, with cherry, peach, pear, apricot and apple orchards blanketing the landscape.

Orchard Haven was built in the year 2000 after much planning and hard work by many local residents. The Health Centre had been a dream for many years and it was only through the persistent efforts of these local residents that the Health Centre was finally built. It is a very unique Health Centre in that it has combined many health care services under one roof. Adjoining the Health Centre is a 38 bed Assisted Living unit including a specialized unit for Dementia Care.


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

• 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 #:

01725226

Employee Type:

CASUAL

Bargaining Unit:

BCNU

Facility:

S. SIMILKAMEEN HEALTH CTR

Location:

Keremeos

Department:

SSC ORCHARDHAVEN LTC -KEREMEOS

Reports To:

MANAGER OR DESIGNATE

Close Date:

OPEN UNTIL FILLED

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