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EMERGENCY / INTENSIVE CARE NURSE

Apply Now Job ID 1145723 Date posted 09/18/2018
Job title :EMERGENCY / INTENSIVE CARE NURSE
Community :WILLIAMS LAKE
Facility :CARIBOO MEMORIAL HOSPITAL
Status :PERMANENT FULL TIME
Position Summary

We are seeking a critical care nurse to become a member of our Emergency and Intensive Care Nursing Team.

This position qualifies for a $10,000 rural signing bonus. **Due to Collective Agreement pay-scale adjustments, effective Feb 1, 2019, the pay scale is now $34.15 - 44.83**

Cariboo Memorial Hospital (CMH) is a community hospital within Interior Health and plays an important role in meeting the healthcare needs of the people in the Williams Lake and surrounding areas. Because CMH is a rural site, our nurses do it all and receive a wide range of experience.

CMH’s Critical Care department consists of an Emergency and Intensive Care Unit. The Emergency Room has one trauma room, a minor surgery room, five monitoring bays, a gyne room that is also the negative pressure room, a designated observation unit, and a two-bay cast room. Our ER sees approximately 21,000 patient visits a year and the staffing complement consists of a RN/LPN mix with Patient Care Coordinator coverage 0900-2000hrs 7 days a week. ED Physicians covering 24/7. The hospital has a robust complement of anesthetic, surgical and OB/Gyne coverage. The ER Department is a tight knit group that work as an interdisciplinary team, have a great rapport and receive wonderful physician support. Our ICU is a 3 bed unit that is located in close proximity to the ED. This unit is staffed by 1 nurse and is supported by the Patient Care Coordinator, Respiratory Therapist, Physiotherapist, Pharmacy and Dietician. We also have a Social Worker and Aboriginal Navigator to make up the care team.

Interior Health offers a comprehensive benefits package and relocation allowance is available. For those requiring housing for relocation purposes, temporary housing is available.

Our benefits package includes:
• 4 weeks vacation
• Insurance premiums 100% paid by Interior Health
• Medical Services Plan
• Extended Health Coverage
• Dental Health Coverage
• Pension Plan
• Paid Educational Days

If this sounds like a fit for you, we would love to hear from you. Apply Today!!!

The community of Williams Lake is located amidst sparkling lakes and rolling ranchland in the heart of the Cariboo-Chilcotin Region of British Columbia. As the largest city in the area, it serves as a business, industrial and service hub for outlying communities and provides employment opportunities in the forestry, mining, agriculture and tourism sectors. Home to the famous Williams Lake Stampede, this former “cowtown” has grown into a vibrant city that offers its residents a comfortable blend of urban living and western charm. Williams Lake offers four distinct seasons, which fosters a large host of sporting possibilities.


Qualifications

The successful candidate will be flexible, a good communicator and critical thinker.

Graduation as a Registered Nurse from an approved School of Nursing with current practicing registration with the British Columbia College of Nursing Professionals (BCCNP).

Advanced preparation in a critical care clinical specialty and 2 years related clinical experience aligned with unit specific competencies or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS) within 3 years.

TNCC/EPICC, ACLS, and ENPC would be an asset.

If you have any questions, please contact us at:
Interior Health
5th Floor, 505 Doyle Avenue
Kelowna, BC V1Y0C5
Email: donna.weber@interiorhealth.ca
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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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