Registered Nurse - General Duty (Med/Surg)

Position Summary

Interior Health has opportunities for casual Registered Nurses at the Nicola Valley Hospital in Merritt, B.C.

What will you work on?
As an RN at NVH, you will be responsible for the assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of client care. You will work in collaboration with the interdisciplinary team, to ensure the delivery of client–centered care, by assisting individual clients and their families respond to changing health care needs.

This is a Casual opportunity. Casual means there are no guaranteed hours and work requirements may vary from 0 - 37.5 hours per week. Casual employment includes: short-notice, on-call availability; workload coverage during a temporary absence; and/or providing relief coverage in a specific position. Once hired into a casual role, employees are eligible to apply for internal postings including permanent part-time or full time positions. There are many opportunities with Interior Health that begin with casual positions and lead to regular employment.

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.

About this location/unit
The Nicola Valley Hospital and Health Centre has eight acute care inpatient beds and includes a 24/7 Emergency Department, Rehabilitation and Physiotherapy, Public Health, Mental Health, Home and Community Care Nursing and Home Support and Lab and X-ray.

Merritt’s rolling hills, sparkling lakes and over 2,030 hours of sunshine every year is a haven for four-season outdoor recreation. Merritt enjoys a steady influx of people relocating from urban areas attracted to the quality of life, low housing costs, accessibility to services and excellent recreational opportunities. Merritt is located on the Coquihalla Highway (Highway 5) at the junction with Highway 8, 120 kms northeast of Hope and 87 kms southwest of Kamloops.

How will we help you grow?
We provide you with an orientation customized to meet your needs, and immediate support and access from excellent colleagues. You will have access to work in an interdisciplinary environment where patients are at the centre of care. We also offer continuous education opportunities.

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 us! Our focus is on giving people room to grow, to make an impact in the lives of others.

Qualifications

• Graduation from an approved School of Nursing with current practicing registration with the British Columbia College of Nurses and Midwives (BCCNM).

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 #:

01737930

Employee Type:

CASUAL

Bargaining Unit:

BCNU

Facility:

NICOLA VALLEY HEALTH CTR

Location:

Merritt

Department:

MER COMBINED MED/SURG

Reports To:

MANAGER (OR DESIGNATE)

Hourly Wage:

$36.23 - $47.58

Close Date:

OPEN UNTIL FILLED

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