Registered Nurse* Pediatric Emergency/Observation Unit (Various Sites)

  • Company:
    Fraser Health
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  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
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  • Posted:
    3 days ago
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Do you have a passion for nursing? Are you a Registered Nurse looking for a place to showcase your nursing skills and expertise? Do you have experience working in Pediatrics? We are seeking a motivated RN with a real passion for pediatrics and compassionate patient care to join our Pediatric Observation Unit.

Fraser Health is BC’s largest and fastest growing health authority. Over 25,000 employees, 2,900 physicians and 8,000 volunteers provide services that range from acute care to community-based residential, home, mental and public health to 1.8 million people – 1/3 of British Columbia’s population.

We have a positive and compassionate work environment where you can bring your real passion for pediatric nursing to the role and be part of our fast-growing team. Fraser Health is experiencing unprecedented growth and now you can be a part of a busy and exciting unit consisting of providing nursing care to patients in our pediatric emergency unit.
Build on your career experience by:

    •Conducting comprehensive nursing assessments of pediatric patient on admission and at regular intervals •Collaborating with patients and their families/care givers, Physicians and members of team in the development, implementation and ongoing modification of the care plan. •Participating in the care and discharge planning process for patients on admission •Coordinating nursing care for the patient, •Setting priorities, assigning and delegating tasks to support staff and making referrals to the inter-professional care team •Providing rapid pediatric assessments in collaboration with Emergency Department staff to facilitate appropriate transfer/treatment and discharge •Instructing patients and families/care givers on illness prevention, health restoration and health maintenance to help patients accomplish their health care goals •Assessing learning needs of the patient and family/care giver; providing information and demonstration of care activities to support self-care and the discharge plan •Participating on designated programs and professional committees, care conferences and councils as assigned

Your background includes:

    •Graduation from an approved school of Nursing •Current practicing registration as a Registered Nurse with the British Columbia College of Nursing Professionals (BCCNP) •Two (2) year’s recent, related clinical nursing experience in the designated clinical area and completion of post graduate course work and/or certification applicable to the designated clinical area

This role is a casual position located at the following sites:

• Maple Ridge – Ridge Meadows Hospital

• Chilliwack – Chilliwack General Hospital

When applying to this posting, please specify which site you are interested in.

Maple Ridge is a perfect balance of urban sophistication and country splendour. It is a community experiencing dynamic progress. The new Golden Ears and Pitt River Bridges puts Maple Ridge in the heart of regional transportation corridors.

Chilliwack is located 100 kilometres east of Vancouver, Chilliwack’s natural surroundings; rural setting and thriving agricultural, commercial and industrial economy have drawn many to its neighborhoods. Its mountains, lakes and rivers provide beautiful settings for many outdoor activities such as fishing, hiking, camping, boating, kayaking and golfing.

A career at Fraser Health will offer you the opportunity to work in a fast growing and exciting organization with professionals who are eminent in their respective fields. Join our dedicated team of health care providers in this dynamic and rewarding role.

Take the next step and apply so we can chat about you joining Fraser Health where we value diversity in the work force and strives to maintain an environment of Respect, Caring & Trust.