Ambulatory Care Registered Nurse | Casual PoolApply Now Job ID 1515516 Date posted 04/29/2021
Facility :VERNON JUBILEE HOSPITAL
Interior Health’s Vernon Jubilee Hospital (VJH) invites applications for the role of Ambulatory Care Registered Nurse (RN). If you are a GI Certified or Perioperative Certified Registered Nurse with interest in joining the Ambulatory Care team at VJH we invite you to apply to our Casual opening.
VJH is a 186-bed, health service area hospital offering core physician specialties, 24 hour emergency and trauma services, acute and obstetrical care. VJH’s Ambulatory Care operates Monday to Friday. Minor surgeries, including Plastic Surgery, ENT are performed, as well as medical treatments including blood product transfusions and IV treatments. The Ambulatory Care Nurse works along physicians assisting with scopes.
Casual employment means work requirements can vary between Zero and 37.5 hours per week. Shifts when available will fall within a Day schedule. Casual employees receive 12.6% of their straight time pay, exclusive of all premiums, in lieu of scheduled vacations and statutory holidays. Upon completion of 180 hours, there is option of purchasing medical, dental and extended health benefit plans. A Casual position may lead into regular employment opportunities as once hired, employees are eligible to apply for internal postings including permanent part-time or full time positions.
At VJH you will find a seasoned, supportive and cohesive team that will allow you to challenge yourself professionally while enjoying all the personal pursuits available to you within this fantastic community and world renowned vacation destination. We are building a team that ensures the highest standards of patient and family care for both perioperative services throughout our region. Come and join our expanding team!
This posting is covered by the Provincial Health Officer’s mandatory COVID-19 vaccination order and selected applicant(s) must comply.
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 of Ambulatory Care:
• 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.
• 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.
• 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.
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.