Interior Health is seeking an experienced and dynamic Registered Nurse to join our Ambulatory Care team at East Kootenay Regional Hospital in beautiful Cranbrook, BC.! If you are a Registered Nurse who has completed the required certification program and has recent related clinical experience, apply today!
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:
• 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
This is a Casual Opportunity. 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. There are many opportunities with Interior Health that begin with casual employment and lead to regular employment.
Shifts of work will be scheduled days; rotating from 06:30 to 16:00, 06:45 to 14:45, 07:30 to 15:30, 08:00 to 16:00
About this location/unit:
Located in the southeastern corner of British Columbia, Cranbrook is the business capital of the East Kootenays and the largest city in the Rocky Mountain Region. Nestled on a gentle plain with scenic mountain vistas in the distance, it is considered by many to be an ideal location to raise a family or retire. Residents enjoy a variety of outdoor recreational opportunities including golf, hiking and skiing. For those who enjoy more urban pursuits, there are shops, boutiques and cafes, as well as an arts centre and heritage attractions. Cranbrook’s economy is driven primarily by mining, forestry, transportation, and tourism.
East Kootenay Regional Hospital’s Ambulatory Care Unit as a whole provides services that include Cast Clinic, Colonoscopy, Cystoscopy Clinic, Endoscopy, Flexible Sigmoidoscopy, Gastroscopy, Intravenous (IV) Therapy and Urodynamic Testing.
• Graduation from an approved School of Nursing with current practicing registration with the British Columbia College of Nurses and Midwives (BCCNM)
• Advanced preparation in the clinical specialty of the assigned program area as required by the position:
o Minor Procedures Clinic - completion of recognized post-basic education in perioperative nursing (including theory and practicum in scrub and circulating roles), plus two years recent related ambulatory care experience which includes experience in minor surgical, oncology, and/or medical specialty clinics in an acute care facility or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience
o Endoscopy - Certification in gastro intestinal (GI) Nursing and a minimum of two years recent, related clinical experience in the assigned practice environment; or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience
o Peripherally Inserted Central Catheter (PICC) - a minimum of 600 hours of demonstrated IV therapy experience over the past two years, successful completion of an approved course on PICC/Midline catheter insertion plus one year's recent related general duty nursing experience or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience
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.