Interior Health is seeking a reliable and flexible Registered Nurse to join our Medical/Surgical team at the South Okanagan General Hospital in beautiful Oliver, BC.
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:
• Practices in a variety of clinical settings and is responsible for the assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of client care
• Works in collaboration with the interdisciplinary team
• Ensures the delivery of client–centered care by assisting individual clients and their families respond to changing health care needs
• Demonstrates a specialized body of knowledge and bases practice on nursing science and related content from other sciences and humanities
This is a CASUAL OPPORTUNITY. Casual means hours are not guaranteed and may vary and shifts may be at short notice. Include messaging that casual is self-scheduling? 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 07:15 - 19:15 or 19:15 - 07:15 hours.
About this location/unit:
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.
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• Graduation from an approved School of Nursing with current practicing registration with the British Columbia College of Nurses and Midwives (BCCNM).
Effective April 1, 2023 - hourly rate $40.21-$54.28 per hour.
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.