Registered Nurse

  • Company:
    Island Health
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
  • Job type:
  • Posted:
    4 hours ago
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Travel Requirement

Travel between multiple sites may be required Shift Start Time/End Time 0700-1900, 1900-0700 Days Off Rotating Vacancy Type Temp FT Salary Range (Hourly Rate) $35.53 – $46.65 FTE 1.0 Bi-weekly Hours 75 Planned Start Date Apr. 6 2021 Approximate End Date (For Temporary Assignments ONLY) Jun. 25 2021 Pending Return of Incumbent CRC required? (employee will be working with or have access to children or vulnerable adults and requires a Criminal Record Check) Required for Professional Registration Job Description

In accordance with the Vision, Purpose, and Values, and strategic direction of the Vancouver Island Health Authority, patient safety is a priority and a responsibility shared by everyone at VIHA; as such, the requirement to continuously improve quality and safety is inherent in all aspects of this position.

The Registered Nurse provides professional nursing care to clients as a member of a multidisciplinary team; is responsible and accountable for coordinating and administering direct client care utilizing the nursing process; provides direction to staff and volunteers; and responds to emergency situations to safeguard clients, visitors and staff in accordance with the unit/program philosophy, competency guidelines, policies, and the BC College of Nurses and Midwives Standards for Nursing Practice.


Education, Training And Experience

Registration with BC College of Nurses and Midwives as a practicing RN registrant and two (2) years’ recent related experience; or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience. . Basic Life Support, Level C required, Advanced Cardiac Life Support for Emergency Room, ICU and Critical Care preferred. Valid BC Drivers License.

Skills And Abilities

  • Apply the nursing process effectively in a well-organized manner to the care of assigned patients.
  • Physically perform the duties of the position.
  • Communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.
  • Remain calm and to act appropriately in stressful and emergency situations.
  • Additional information for applicants Recent negotiations with the Nurses Bargaining Association (NBA) have resulted in changes to the hiring language in the Collective Agreement (Article 18.01- First Consideration). The internal application process for nurse postings has been changed to ensure that you are aware of the need to provide the following relevant information with your application (within your cover letter and/or resume). 1) Qualifications (Education & Experience): Please list how you meet the qualification requirements as noted in the job posting. 2) Qualifications (Skills & Abilities): Please explain how you meet each of the critical unit specific skills and abilities to work successfully in this position on this unit. Refer to the job posting for Skills & Abilities. The change to application process will help managers determine if internal applicants meet education and experience qualifications, and have the necessary unit skills and abilities contained in the job description. Requisition CA Nurses Bargaining Association Affiliation/Union BCNU