We are looking for a flexible, patient-focused team player to fill a casual pediatric nursing opportunity that we have within our team at Royal Inland Hospital in Kamloops, B.C. We’re a fun group and we enjoy sharing our sense of humour!
About this location/unit
We are a tertiary referral center for Interior Health. The Pediatric unit at RIH provides inpatient care and is supported by 9 beds. We work with patients 17 and younger and provide all inpatient services, which keeps everyone current with best practices. Due to the size of the unit the nurses work very closely together and are great with mentoring new staff. We also assist workload on the OB side of the unit when we can and we work well together as a team. Our Pediatric department is comprised of pediatricians, pediatric psychiatrists, hospitalists, pediatric nurses, dietician, diabetic specialist, educator and other specialists on a consulting basis. RIH also provides outpatient support for children. The Pediatric Program believes in a closer to home model of care, where children when possible, can receive care in their home community surrounded by their support system. A partnership exists with BC Children’s and Women’s Hospital which allows for the provision of ongoing services and supportive care to pediatric patients living in Kamloops as well as the surrounding area. Outreach clinics from BC Children’s also utilize the outpatient space on the unit to provide follow-up to children and families. Cardiology and Neurology clinics throughout the year.
Shifts of work are days and nights; 07:30 to 19:30 and 19:30 to 07:30 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.
If you would love to work with a progressive and cohesive team, we have what you are looking for and would love to hear from you. Our focus is on giving people room to grow, to make an impact in the lives of others. Apply today!
• Graduation from an approved School of Nursing with current practicing registration with the British Columbia College of Nurses and Midwives (BCCNM)
**BCIT Certificate in Pediatrics is an asset. **PALS is an asset.
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.