The General Duty Nurse works under supervision from the Nurse Manager and is responsible for the provision of direct nursing care for patients. Duties are of a diverse nature involving developing patient care programs, administering treatments, monitoring progress and initiating interventions where required, providing educational and emotional support to patients and families and maintaining up to date, accurate records of patient history and status.
– Registration with BC College of Nurses and Midwives (BCCNM) as a practicing RN registrant.
– Current C.P.R., I.V. Therapy and Blood Glucose Monitoring Certificates mandatory.
– One (1) year recent experience in assigned area of responsibility preferred.
Skills and Abilities:
– Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.
– Demonstrated ability to deal with others effectively.
– Demonstrated physical ability to carry out the duties of the position.
– Demonstrated ability to operate related equipment.
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The Fort Nelson General Hospital offers experience in a rural environment that enables new and veteran nurses to consolidate and expand their knowledge and skills. Nurses have the opportunity to work as part of a diverse team to provide care in an acute, emergency, and multi-level care setting. Nurses working at the Fort Nelson Health Unit work in a similar team to provide care to clients across the health continuum. Our Primary Care model encompasses community care, mental health and additions, and public health. Primary care nurses support and collaborate with acute care nurses to enhance discharge planning to ensure we provide exceptional health services to our Northern population.