Work Site: Intensive Care Unit, Vancouver General Hospital
Status: Temporary Full Time
Start Date: As soon as possible until approximately January 1, 2021
Salary: $34.83 - $45.73 per hour
Hours: 0800-1600, with Saturday, Sunday, and statutory holidays off
Come work as a Critical Care Informatics Nurse with Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH)!
Vancouver Coastal Health is looking for a Registered Nurse with experience in Critical Care to join the team in the Intensive Care Unit at Vancouver General Hospital as a Critical Care Informatics Nurse. Apply today to join our team!
As a Critical Care Informatics Nurse you will:
Perform patient assessment and data collection as a key member of the Critical Care/Intensive Care team.
Utilize both nursing knowledge and expertise and strong technical computer skills to assess patient care levels and upload findings into database.
Support the development, successful implementation, ongoing support and maintenance of the designated clinical applications.
WHO WE ARE
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
Current practicing registration as a Registered Nurse with the British Columbia College of Nursing Professionals (BCCNP).
Completion of a recognized critical care nursing program or two years' recent, related critical care experience plus recent experience in the use of microcomputer hardware and software computer based patient care information systems, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
Broad knowledge of the standards of practice and guidelines for clinical practitioners established by the BCCNP.
Comprehensive knowledge of clinical utilization of clinical information systems.
Broad knowledge of clinical policies, procedures and standards of care.
Knowledge of other health care disciplines and their role in client care.
Demonstrated ability to effectively deal with others in a consultative/collaborative manner.
Demonstrated ability to communicate with, and deal effectively with co-workers, physicians, other health care staff and staff of outside agencies.
Computer literacy with word-processing, spreadsheet, presentation and database applications such as MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Project and Access.
Demonstrated skill in CPR techniques.
Demonstrated ability to teach staff in an informal setting.
Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing.
Demonstrated ability to organize and prioritize workload in a self-directed manner.
Demonstrated ability to work under pressure in a constantly changing environment.
Physical ability to perform the duties of the position.
This posting has been posted internally and externally concurrently. External applicants will be considered after internals.
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 https://my.vch.ca/working-here/job-postings 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.