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Apply Now Job ID 1351666 Date posted 01/14/2020
Community :KELOWNA
Position Summary

If medical nursing is your passion and you are a reliable, flexible and motivated registered nurse; we have an exciting opportunity for you at Kelowna General Hospital!

We are seeking a Registered Nurse who has strong acute medical experience, exceptional clinical and critical thinking skills and the adaptability and enthusiasm to excel in the Interior Heart & Surgical Centre (HSC1) unit.

IHSC is a 20 bed surgical unit with 4 overflow beds that supports all nature of surgeries. Predominant surgeries are Urology, general, Ortho, dental, minor vascular and plastics. We staff with RN/LPN mix both having a ratio of 4 patients per nurse. We also have a 0900-2100 float Monday to Friday along with a unit aide on these days too. The unit is also staffed with a unit clerk from 0700-2100 Monday-Friday and reduced hours on Saturday. The unit also reduces in bed capacity from 20 to 12 from Saturday night until 0700 Monday morning.

The Registered Nurse practices in a variety of clinical settings and is responsible for the assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of client care. Working in collaboration with the interdisciplinary team, the Registered Nurse ensures the delivery of client–centered care by assisting individual clients and their families respond to changing health care needs. The Registered Nurse demonstrates a specialized body of knowledge and bases practice on nursing science and related content from other sciences and humanities.

This is a relief full time position until Dec 29, 2020 or return of the incumbent. Days of work are rotating, shift types are days, nights and shift times are 07:00-19:00 and 19:00-07:00 hours.

We offer excellent benefits and opportunities to maximize your skills. Our benefits package includes:

• Four weeks’ vacation
• Insurance premiums 100% paid by Interior Health
• Medical Services Plan
• Extended Health Coverage
• Dental Health Coverage
• Pension Plan

Surrounded by spectacular mountain scenery, the thriving city of Kelowna is situated on the eastern shores of Lake Okanagan in the sunny, south central region of British Columbia. It is the largest city in the area and boasts all of the amenities of a major centre with amazing recreation opportunities right on the doorstep!

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!


Education, Training and Experience:

• Graduation from an approved School of Nursing with current practicing registration with the British Columbia College of Nursing Professionals (BCCNP).
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Interior Health values diversity and inclusion. Our goal is to cultivate a workforce rich in culture, experience and knowledge to ensure equitable health outcomes for all of the clients we serve. We are welcoming of all populations including our Aboriginal partners throughout the Interior Health Region. We are committed to increasing our Aboriginal representative workforce to build an engaged, culturally diverse organization focused on the goal of providing high quality, sustainable healthcare through an engaged workforce and healthy workplaces. We build inclusive, trusting and respectful relationships through our partnerships. At Interior Health, Every Person Matters.

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