Registered Nurse | Rural General

Position Summary

Are you looking to be part of a strong team in a faced paced, leading edge facility? If you answered yes, then we have an exciting permanent full time Surgical RN opportunity at Interior Health at the South Okanagan General Hospital (SOGH) located in beautiful Oliver, B.C.

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.

This is a CASUAL opportunity. The shifts are days and nights, 07:15 - 19:15 or 19:15 - 07:15 hours.

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. If your goal is a regular line, there are many opportunities with Interior Health that begin with casual employment and lead to a long career in a regular position. Or if you just want to keep a flexible schedule while picking up lots of hours, one of these positions may be right for you!

SOGH is an active, rural hospital serving communities of Oliver, Osoyoos, and surrounding areas that sees an average of 16,000 emergency visits per year. There are 7 Emergency beds it is staffed 24 hours a day with 2 RN’s on day shift as well as a 10 hour triage nurse, night shift is 2 RN’s. The acute care ward is 18 beds and is staffed with 2RN’s and 2LPN’s on days and 2RN’s and 1 LPN on nights, the occupancy at SOG is regularly 100%.

This site was selected to be a pilot site for the implementation of the electronic Meditech Charting System, Advanced Clinicals. We now have been a paperless ward for a few years, and one of the few who have been able to achieve it in Canada and North America. Nursing and multidisciplinary notes, medication administration, and physicians’ orders are done electronically. Today, we are seen as a leader in this technology.

At SOGH, there is a strong commitment toward staff development and encouraging growth. With a great team environment from nurses to administration to physicians and support staff; everyone works together with a patient-centered care focus.

Oliver is located in a picturesque valley of orchards, vineyards, lakes and waterways, in the heart of the Thompson Okanagan Region in south central British Columbia. Home to numerous vineyards and more than 10 local wineries, it is known as “The Capital of Wine Country”. With its mild climate, relaxed lifestyle and scenic surroundings, Oliver is a wonderful residential location to call home. Recreational opportunities in the area include hiking, cycling, canoeing, fishing and skiing.

Come live, work and play where others only vacation. It’s more than a career, it’s a lifestyle. Apply Today!

Interior Health is a Top 100 Employer in British Columbia

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 #:

01781548

Employee Type:

CASUAL

Bargaining Unit:

BCNU

Facility:

SOUTH OKANAGAN GEN HSPTL

Location:

Oliver

Department:

SOG COMBINED MED/SURG

Reports To:

MANAGER

Hourly Wage:

$36.23 - $47.58

Close Date:

OPEN UNTIL FILLED

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