Registered Nurse | Cardiac Inpatient

Position Summary

Interior Health is seeking an experienced and dynamic Registered Nurse to join our Cardiac Inpatient team on 2 South at the KELOWNA GENERAL HOSPITAL in beautiful Kelowna, B.C. If cardiac inpatient nursing is your passion and you are trained in telemetry and are a reliable, flexible and motivated registered nurse, apply today!

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 cardiac 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.

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

About this location/unit:

Kelowna is home to the new Interior Heart and Surgical Centre (IHSC) at Kelowna General Hospital built in 2015. The new Regional Cardiac Revascularization Program provides residents of the British Columbia Interior with the cardiac care they need, right here in the heart of the Okanagan Valley.

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!

See why Nursing at Interior Health is such an amazing opportunity!

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

Qualifications

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

Successful completion of a recognized Basic Cardiac Course (which includes telemetry) within the last six (6) months or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience. BCLS within 3 years

Note** This position is located at the Interior Health and Surgical Centre (KGH) and applicants will also be required to have successfully completed the Cardiac Surgery Basic Theory Course

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 #:

01739041

Employee Type:

CASUAL

Bargaining Unit:

BCNU

Facility:

KELOWNA GENERAL HOSPITAL

Location:

Kelowna

Department:

KGH 2 SOUTH CARDIOLOGY

Reports To:

MANAGER OR DESIGNATE

Close Date:

OPEN UNTIL FILLED

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