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Registered Nurse (RN/RPN) | Long-term Care

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Interior Health is seeking a reliable and flexible Registered Nurse or Registered Psychiatric Nurse to join our Long-term Care team atBrookhaven Care Centre in beautiful Kelowna, B.C.


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.


What We Offer:

We offer a range of employee benefits and services to support you at every stage of your career:
• Employee & Family Assistance Program
• Employer paid training/education opportunities
• Generous Vacation Entitlement
• Employer Paid Health Benefits
• Municipal Pension Plan
• Shift Premiums
• Competitive wages


About the Job:

The Registered Nurse:
• Provides nursing care to Long-term Care patients, both by working independently and as a member of an interdisciplinary team
• Enhances quality of life for the patient and family; consults, confers, and collaborates with other health care providers
• Demonstrates continuous improvement and evidence based practice in nursing practice
• Maintains and advances own clinical competence
• Participates on designated hospital committees/teams and approved research projects as assigned

This is a RELIEF PART-TIME (0.74 FTE) opportunity until October 6, 2024, or the return of the incumbent.

Shifts of work will be scheduled evenings and nights; rotating from 15:00 to 23:00, 23:00 to 07:00 hours.


About this location/unit:

Brookhaven is a single story multi-level personal care facility built in 1995 in West Kelowna. Sumac Unit has 39 complex care beds (19 of these are private rooms) and 1 respite (also private). Residents have access to a secure courtyard, and share access to a second courtyard with Spartan Unit; this courtyard features a lovely water feature called a “pondless fountain.” Spartan unit has 44 complex care beds, 24 of these are private rooms, 4 of which have bariatric capacity and Spartan residents have their own secure enclosed courtyard besides the one they share with Sumac residents. Both units of 84 residents share a common dining room. McIntosh unit (CBDU) is a specialized psychogeriatric secure environment with 20 beds (all private). CBDU (Chronic Behaviour Disorder Unit) features flexible care and routines, and the residents have access to their own secure enclosed courtyard and dining area.

Surrounded by spectacular mountain scenery, the thriving City of Kelowna is situated on the eastern shores of Lake Okanagan in the South Central Region of British Columbia. It is the largest city in the area and boasts all of the amenities of a major centre including fine dining, unique shops and a vibrant arts and culture scene. Wine tours, golfing, skiing, boating, swimming and camping are among the many recreational activities enjoyed by residents here.

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Qualifications

Graduation from an approved School of Nursing with current practicing registration with the British Columbia College of Nurses and Midwives (BCCNM)

Post-basic education in gerontology an asset

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 #:

01832710

Employee Type:

RELIEF PART TIME (0.74 FTE)

Bargaining Unit:

BCNU

Facility:

BROOKHAVEN EXTENDED CARE

Location:

Kelowna

Department:

BKN CBD UNIT

Reports To:

MANAGER OR DESIGNATE

Hourly Wage:

$36.23 - $47.58

Close Date:

OPEN UNTIL FILLED

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