If surgical nursing is your passion and you are a reliable, flexible and motivated registered nurse, we have an exciting relief full time opportunity now available at the Vernon Jubilee Hospital – Unit 3E/W. This relief is until May 11, 2023 or return of the incumbent.
What will you work on?
As the Registered Nurse 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.
As the primary surgical floor for the hospital, we get to see a variety of surgeries on a daily basis. We have Orthopedics, General Surgery, Urology, Gynecological, and ENT (ears, nose, and throat). We have a wide variety of skill opportunities such as IV’s, PCA’s, Epidural’s, Drains, Catheters, NG’s, TPN, Blood transfusions, Ostomies, complex dressings and Chest tubes. We are a fast paced, energetic floor that will help you consolidate your surgical/medical skills while working in a supportive, team based environment.
Shift types are days and nights; nursing shifts are from 07:00 to 19:00, 19:00 to 07:00 hours.
About this location/unit
This position works in our surgical floor, delivering excellent pre and post-operative nursing care with a strong team atmosphere amongst the welcoming team of RNs, LPNs. care coordinators and unit clerks. This surgical unit sees a broad range of surgeries from the following services: Orthopaedics, General Surgery, Urology, ENT, gyne.
VJH is a growing facility offering core physician specialties, 24 hour emergency and trauma services, acute and obstetrical care. With a great team environment from Nurses to administration to Physicians and support staff; everyone works together with a patient-centered focus. VJH incorporates a model of care delivery that recognizes patients, their families and significant others as being valued partners in care. There is a strong commitment to staff development and encouraging growth and RN employees are frequently supported in pursuing specialty education and training.
The thriving city of Vernon is home to approx. 40,000 residents, situated at the northern end of the sunny Okanagan Valley within a short drive to Kelowna International Airport and UBC Okanagan. The city is home to a diverse arts community and boasts major amenities within close proximity to three stunning lakes, award winning wineries and golf courses and offers easy access to the world renowned Silver Star Mountain Resort; making the area hugely desirable for residents and visitors.
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.
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.
Why apply at Interior Health?
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. We offer excellent benefits and opportunities to maximize your skills.
Come and join us! Our focus is on giving people room to grow, to make an impact in the lives of others. Come live, work and play where others only vacation! Apply today!
Careers at Interior Health
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).
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.