Registered Nurse (RN) - Emergency - Training Opportunity

Vancouver Coastal Health - Vancouver, BC (30+ days ago)

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Work Site: Emergency, Vancouver General Hospital
Status: Regular Full Time - Training

Start Date:
Full-Time Training starts August 31, 2020

Online prerequisites (if required): June 1, 2020-August 21, 2020

In-Class Dysrhythmia training (if required): May 25, 26, 27, 28, and morning of June 3, 2020

Salary: $34.83 - $45.73 per hour
Hours: 0700-1915/1900-0715, with rotating days off
Reference#: 123330-nmo


Please note that a resume and cover letter is required to apply for this specialty training opportunity.

Should there be insufficient qualified candidates available for the above position, VCH may fund post-basic training education.

Eligibility for the post-basic training education is restricted to applicants with a minimum of 1 years’ recent acute medical/surgical experience. Preference will be given to applicants with high acuity training and/or experience. Applicants must successfully complete the post-basic training education prior to working in the Department.

Funding will consist of 100% of wages, tuition and books during the training program.

The post-basic training education program requires full time attendance.

In-class Dysrhythmia training (if required): May 25, 26, 27, 28, and morning of June 3 2020
Online intro theory (if required): June 1 to August 21 2020
Full-Time training at BCIT and practical locations: August 31 to November 23 or December 18 2020

Come work as a Registered Nurse in Emergency with Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH)!

Looking for the next step in your career as a healthcare professional? Apply today to join our team! As a Registered Nurse in Emergency at Vancouver Coastal Health you will:

Provide emergency nursing to clients of all ages presenting with a wide variety of symptoms within an uncontrolled environment, and to unique client populations such as victims of sexual assault.
Assess client needs and prioritizes care requirements, often with limited information.
Stabilize and resuscitate multi-trauma victims, and prepare for and respond to disaster situations.
Enhance the quality of life from the perspective of the client/family.
Consult, confer, and collaborate with other health care team members. You will have the opportunity to demonstrate expertise and leadership in your work.
Maintain and advance clinical competence by participating on designated hospital committees/teams and approved research projects as assigned.

Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH) is a world class innovator in medical care, research and teaching, delivering service to more than one million BC residents living in Vancouver, Vancouver's North Shore, Richmond, the Sea-to-Sky Highway, Sunshine Coast, and the Central Coast (Bella Bella and Bella Coola.) At VCH, we embrace thinking boldly, taking smart risks, and "going first" when we believe it will lead to the best possible outcomes for patients and their families. At our core, we are a people-focused organization where entrepreneurial spirit runs deep, and opportunity exists for all those who see themselves in the transformation of health care as we know it.

Education & Experience

Completion of a recognized advanced program in emergency care nursing or two (2) years’ recent, related experience.
Current practicing registration as a Registered Nurse with the British Columbia College of Nursing Professionals (BCCNP).

Knowledge & Abilities

Broad knowledge of nursing theory and practice within a client/family centered model of care.
Broad knowledge of BCCNP's standards for nursing practice.
Demonstrated ability in nursing practice related to designated client group.
Demonstrated ability to plan and implement plans of care in relation to client/family priorities.
Demonstrated ability in interviewing and assessment skills.
Demonstrated ability to assess client responses to care, and to respond appropriately.
Demonstrated ability in the management of trauma in an emergency setting.
Demonstrated ability to adjust to unexpected events, problem-solve, set priorities and deal with conflict.
Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively as a member of an interdisciplinary team.
Demonstrated ability to communicate (orally and in writing) and deal effectively with clients and their families, coworkers, physicians, other health care staff, and staff of external agencies.
Demonstrated ability to counsel and teach clients and their families based on their priorities.
Demonstrated ability to provide leadership and work direction.
Demonstrated physical ability to perform the duties of the position.
Demonstrated skill in the use of medical equipment and supplies appropriate to the clinical area.
Demonstrated skill in techniques appropriate to the clinical area.
Demonstrated skill in CPR techniques
Skill in techniques appropriate to emergency care nursing.
Demonstrated computer skills including the ability to effectively use a computerized client care information system.
Ability to operate related equipment.

The hours of work including days off and work area may be subject to change consistent with operational requirements and the provision of the Collective Agreement and applicable statutes.

Only short-listed applicants will be contacted for this posting.

***Employees of VCH must apply via the Internal Application Process. Refer to the site for How to Apply instructions. Current VCH employees who apply to this posting using this external site will be considered as an external candidate. Seniority will not apply.***

Thank you for your interest in Vancouver Coastal Health.