Emergency Nurse - Cranbrook B.C.

Position Summary

Join our cohesive team in East Kootenay Regional Hospital’s Emergency Department!

EKRH is located in Cranbrook, British Columbia where we provide hospital services to residents of the East Kootenay Health Service Area and care for over 80,000 patients a year. Our Emergency Department has a 16 bed ED including a Trauma room. Patients in the ED have CTAS scores from 1-5 and our patients range from walking wounded to trauma, pediatrics and psychiatric. Our ED works in conjunction with the High Acuity Response Team and outlying facilities in both receiving and transferring patients. We have a helicopter pad on site with frequent transfers with STARS (Alberta Flight).

We are fortunate to have a staff that is very diverse in age, experience, background, interests and we are a very supportive team. Our daily staff complement is comprised of 10 RNs, 1 LPNs, a Porter, Unit Clerk, Social Work with full time ED physicians.

Our benefits package includes:
• 4 weeks vacation
• Insurance premiums 100% paid by Interior Health
• Medical Services Plan
• Extended Health Coverage
• Dental Health Coverage
• Pension Plan
• May qualify for Rural Retention Bonus and/or Relocation

This is permanent full time position with rotating day and night shifts from 07:00 to 19:00 and 19:00 to 07:00

Make Interior Health your next best career destination! We’re all about giving people room-to-grow and room-to-make a significant difference in the lives of others. Come to a place where work-life-balance is as important to us as it is to 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. 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 cafes, as well as an arts centre and heritage attractions. Cranbrook’s economy is driven primarily by mining, forestry, transportation, and tourism.

Qualifications

• Graduation from an approved School of Nursing with current practicing registration with the British Columbia College of Nurses and Midwives (BCCNM).
• Advanced preparation in an Emergency clinical specialty or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
• Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS) within 3 years.

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 #:

01733341

Employee Type:

PERMANENT FULL TIME

Bargaining Unit:

BCNU

Facility:

EK REGIONAL HOSPITAL

Location:

Cranbrook

Department:

EKH EMERGENCY

Reports To:

MANAGER OR DESIGNATE

Hourly Wage:

$36.23 - $47.58

Close Date:

OPEN UNTIL FILLED

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