Registered Nurse (RN) - Outpatient Care

Vancouver Coastal Health - Sechelt, BC (26 days ago)

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Work Site: Ambulatory Care, Sechelt Hospital - Sechelt, BC
Status: Temporary Part Time (0.73 FTE)
Start Date: As soon as possible
Salary: $34.83 - $45.73 per hour
Hours: 0730-1530 / 0800-1600 / 0830-1500, with rotating days off
Reference#: 121739-eag

ABOUT SECHELT HOSPITAL:
Sechelt Hospital is an acute care, 46-bed facility located in Sechelt, British Columbia and serves over 30,000+ residents of the Lower Sunshine Coast. Sechelt Hospital provides a full range of services to the community, including Emergency care, Renal program – community dialysis units, Mental Health and Substance Use Services, surgical services, birthing for low-risk pregnancies and imaging services.

ABOUT SECHELT, BC:
The District Municipality of Sechelt is located on the lower Sunshine Coast of British Columbia, approximately 50 km northwest of Vancouver. It is accessible from the mainland by a 40-minute ferry trip between Horseshoe Bay and Langdale, followed by a 25-minute drive along Highway 101, also known as the Sunshine Coast Highway. This charming seaside community is known for its natural beauty and is a popular destination for outdoor activities including sightseeing, boating, diving, camping and mountain biking. There are also several municipal parks, plenty of eateries, locally owned shops, boutiques and galleries, and a golf course. Imagine a lifestyle where you are only a short walk or bike ride to work, you go home for lunch and you are home again in time for an activity or go for a hike AND watch the sunset - all before dinner. That is what Sechelt has to offer you!

JOB SUMMARY:
Practices within the context of a client and family centred care model and in accordance with the British Columbia College of Nursing Professionals (BCCNP) standards of practice for registered nurses, Codes of Ethics, and the established vision and values of the organization, provides nursing care for clients within an ambulatory care setting by working independently and as a member of an interdisciplinary team. Enhances quality of life from the perspective of the client/family. Consults, confers, and collaborates with team members and other health care givers. Demonstrates expertise and leadership in nursing practice. Maintains and advances clinical competence. Participates on designated hospital committees/teams and approved research projects as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS:
Education & Experience

Current practicing registration as a Registered Nurse with the British Columbia College of Nursing Professionals (BCCNP).
Completion of one year’s recent, related experience working in an outpatient care environment or with clients of similar diagnostic illness or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

Knowledge & Abilities

Broad knowledge of nursing theory and practice within a client/family centred model of care.
Broad knowledge of BCCNP standards for nursing practice.
Comprehensive knowledge of the etiology, physiology, manifestations and treatment of specialty diseases related to designated client groups.
Broad knowledge of adult physiology.
Demonstrated ability in nursing practice related to designated client groups.
Demonstrated ability to plan and implement plans of care in relation to client/family priorities.
Demonstrated ability to assess client responses to care, and to respond appropriately.
Demonstrated ability to adjust to new or unexpected events.
Demonstrated ability to deal with conflict situations.
Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively as a member of an interdisciplinary team.
Demonstrated ability to communicate orally and in writing.
Demonstrated ability to communicate with, and deal effectively with, clients and their families, coworkers, physicians, other health care staff, and staff of outside 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 designated clinical area.
Demonstrated skill in techniques appropriate to the designated clinical area.
Demonstrated skill in CPR techniques.
Basic computer literacy to operate a computerized patient care information system.
Ability to operate related equipment.

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.