Registered Nurse - Cardiac Inpatient

Position Summary

Kelowna General Hospital currently has a relief full time opportunity on our Cardiac surgical unit 2W. This relief is until January 1, 2024 or return of the incumbent.


Who are we looking for?

If you thrive in a fast paced surgical setting, are passionate about providing high quality patient centered care and are looking to join a cohesive team this opportunity is for you! We are seeking a Registered Nurse who works well within the team but also able to work independently with good availability and good people and communication skills.


What will you work on?

As a member of our surgical nursing team you will work collaboratively to provide pre and post-surgical care nursing care for cardiac surgery patients. 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.

Nursing shifts are 12 hours rotating days and night, 07:00 to 19:00 and 19:00 to 07:00 hours.


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.


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

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).

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 Previous experience in a cardiac surgical unit would be preferred.

Positions at the Interior Heart and Surgical Centre (KGH) will also be required to successfully complete 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 #:

01747650

Employee Type:

RELIEF FULL TIME

Bargaining Unit:

BCNU

Facility:

KELOWNA GENERAL HOSPITAL

Location:

Kelowna

Department:

KGH 2W CARD SURG IP

Reports To:

MANAGER OR DESIGNATE

Hourly Wage:

$36.23 - $47.58

Close Date:

OPEN UNTIL FILLED

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