Interior Health is seeking a reliable and flexible Registered Nurse to join our Surgical team at the South Okanagan General Hospital (SOGH) in beautiful Oliver, B.C.
About the Job:
The Registered Nurse:
• Provides nursing care to 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
We currently have a RELIEF FULL TIME opportunity available until April 30, 2024 or the return of the incumbent.
Shifts of work will be scheduled days and nights; rotating from 07:15 to 19:15, 19:15 to 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.
We offer a range of employee benefits and services to support you at every stage of your career:
• Employer paid vacation
• Insurance premiums 100% paid by Interior Health
• Medical Services Plan
• Extended Health Coverage
• Dental Health Coverage
• Pension Plan
Interior Health is an organization where you have room to grow and where life outside of work is just as important to us as it is to you. Apply Today!
Graduation from an approved School of Nursing with current practicing registration with the British Columbia College of Nurses and Midwives (BCCNM).
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.