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Registered Nurse (RN) – Med/Surg – Emergency

Vancouver Coastal Health

This is a Contract position in Vancouver, BC posted June 16, 2020.

Job Description

Job Title: Registered Nurse (RN) – Med/Surg – EmergencyWork Site:

Emergency, Vancouver General Hospital

Psychiatric Emergency Assessment and Triage (PEAT)

Status: Temporary Full TimeStart Date: As soon as possible until approximately February 2021Salary: $35.53 – $46.65 per hourHours:

0700-1915/1900-0715

Days off: Rotating

Reference#: 129503-nmo

 

Come work in the Emergency department at Vancouver General Hospital!

 

Vancouver Coastal Health is looking for a Registered Nurse to join the Emergency Department at Vancouver General Hospital. This position will work in various areas in the Emergency Department at Vancouver General Hospital as a Med/Surg RN providing nursing care that is limited to caring for triaged patients, requiring less urgent and non-urgent care that does not require speciality nursing education.

As a Med/Surg RN in the Emergency department at Vancouver General Hospital you will:

  • Provide nursing care to assigned patients/clients working independently and as a member of an interdisciplinary care team.
  • Assess, plan, implement and evaluate client care.
  • Participate in discharge planning, function as a client advocate and teach clients and their families about illness/injury and overall health promotion and wellness.
  • Enhance quality of life from the perspective of the client/family.
  • Document care provided and respond to incidents in accordance with established policies and procedures.
  • Consult, confer and collaborate with other health care providers.
  • Maintain and advance own clinical competence.
  • Participate on designated hospital committees/teams and approved research projects as assigned.

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.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

Education & Experience

  • Current practicing registration as a Registered Nurse with the British Columbia College of Nursing Professionals (BCCNP).

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Demonstrated ability in nursing practice related to designated client group.
  • Demonstrated ability to develop and implement care plans.
  • Demonstrated ability to adjust to unexpected events, problem-solve, set priorities and deal with conflict.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively (both orally and in writing).
  • Demonstrated ability to deal with others effectively including the ability to work collaboratively as a member of an interdisciplinary team.
  • Demonstrated ability to counsel and teach clients and their families.
  • Demonstrated ability to provide leadership through initiative and independence.
  • Demonstrated skill in clinical techniques and the use of applicable equipment and supplies.
  • Demonstrated skill in CPR techniques.
  • Demonstrated ability to operate related equipment including the ability to effectively use a computerized client care information system.
  • Demonstrated physical ability to perform the duties of the position.

 

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.