We are looking for a patient focused team player who has the ability to work autonomously to fill an emergency nursing opportunity we have in our Emergency Department at Shuswap Lake General Hospital in Salmon Arm.
Our department consists of 14 beds, including general treatment bays, six monitored beds, two trauma bays, a negative pressure room, and a secure room. The Emergency department receives approximately 26,000 visits per year and offers state-of-the-art equipment including a new Space Labs Cardiac Monitoring System, and a Procedural Cart System. This system was designed to make all treatment area’s multi-purpose by bringing the service needed directly to the patient.
This is a relief full time position until December 31, 2023 or return of incumbent.
The nursing schedule is based on 12 hour shifts and schedules are Days (07:00 to 19:00 hours) and Nights (19:00 to 07:00 hours) with rotating days off
Come and join us to live work and play where others only vacation! Our focus is on giving people room to grow, to make an impact in the lives of others. Apply Today!
Community Profile: The town of Salmon Arm is located in the heart of British Columbia’s famous Shuswap Lake recreational area, surrounded by outstanding natural beauty, clean waterways, provincial parks and an abundance of green space. Salmon Arm has a mild, yet distinct four-season climate, and offers excellent year-round recreational opportunities including arts and cultural events, skiing and hiking. Residents take pride and satisfaction in protecting their quality of life. Salmon Arm’s economy is based upon forestry, agriculture, tourism, commerce, and manufacturing.
• Graduation from an approved School of Nursing with current practicing registration with the
British Columbia College of Nurses and Midwives (BCCNM).
• Advanced preparation in a critical care clinical specialty or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
• Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS) within 3 years.
This posting is covered by the Provincial Health Officer’s mandatory COVID-19 vaccination orders and selected applicant(s) must comply.
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