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Nova Scotia Health Authority
Oct 19, 2018
Responsibilities Reporting to the Manager, Emergency Department or designate, the Registered Nurse (RN) functions as an integral member of the multi-disciplinary team within the Collaborative Practice Model, and assumes responsibility for assessing, planning, implementing, directing, supervising and evaluating direct and indirect patient care and evaluation of patient outcomes.  As the coordinator of care within the bedside delivery team, the RN develops the plan of care based on the assessment, with consideration to strengths, risk factors, options, consequences of actions, health promotion, learning, comfort, safety, privacy, dignity and integrity, and ensures the patient care experience is coordinated and integrated within an interdisciplinary care model, both within acute care and across the continuum of care.   The RN assigns care responsibilities and provides guidance to Licensed Practical Nurses according to their scope of practice, and assigns responsibilities to unregulated healthcare team members according to their scope of  employment. Through the application of clinical knowledge, critical thinking and clinical judgment, the RN provides safe, competent, compassionate, ethical care and maintains professional autonomy as supported by the College of Registered Nurses of Nova Scotia Standards of Practice.  The successful candidate may be responsible to relieve in the Shift Supervisor position as required.  The RN exhibits sound professional judgment and initiative while working within the Mission, Vision, Strategic Direction, Access & Flow procedures and Clinical Discharge Management Practices andincorporates into daily practice the Core Competencies and Values of the organization.     Qualifications * Graduate of an approved School of Nursing, and currently registered or eligible to become registered with the College of Registered Nurses of Nova Scotia. * Recent relevant experience within the last 5 years and experience providing care to unstable and critically ill patients, i.e., monitors, etc. * Current CPR certification required. * Certified in Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS). * Certification in Advanced Nursing Procedures and Delegated Medical Acts; Advanced Cardiac Life Support; Trauma Nursing Core Course; Emergency Nursing Pediatric Course and in Canadian Triage Acuity Score. * Ability to demonstrate leadership, organizational, prioritizing, critical thinking, strategic thinking and sound decision-making skills in the provision of accountable, safe, ethical, patient care within a collaborative, multi-disciplinary team and in the delegation of responsibilities to appropriate healthcare team members. * Commitment to promoting a culture of respect that supports safety, ethical practices, cultural awareness and organizational health. * Excellent communication skills (listening, oral and written) with the ability to effectively and sensitively communicate with all levels of staff, multi-disciplinary team members, patients and families. * Basic computer skills – Microsoft Suite – E-mail, Internet, Meditech. * Physical and mental capabilities to perform the duties of the position such as lifting and mobilizing patients; varying workloads and shift work; exposure to drugs and radiation, soiled and contaminated equipment, supplies and instruments and medical conditions of patients; exposure in specified units to pets such as pet therapy dogs; dealing with stressful situations relating to agitated, confused, aggressive or hostile behaviour of patients. * Competencies in other languages an asset, French preferred. * Successful Applicants are required to provide a criminal record check (including Vulnerable Sector Search) to People Services before starting employment and assume any additional costs as a condition of employment.   PLEASE NOTE:  Applicants will be screened on the above qualifications.  Applicants must clearly demonstrate how they meet the knowledge and competencies in their cover letter and resume.  Applicants relying on education and experience equivalencies must demonstrate such equivalencies in their application.  Applicants will not be considered for an interview if applications are incomplete or missing information.     Hours of Work * Temporary, full-time position; 75 hours bi-weekly * Commencing January 1, 2019; ending February 3, 2020 * Dates are approximate and subject to change * Shifts will include days, nights, weekends & holidays     Salary Information $33.6701 - $39.6697 hourly ($41.058007 with 25 years' RN experience) Requisition/Reference No. 24641
Provincial Health Services Authority
Oct 18, 2018
Part time
BC Cancer  is committed to providing a comprehensive, provincially-planned, and regionally-delivered cancer control system for the residents of British Columbia. Its mandate covers the full spectrum of cancer care from prevention, screening, diagnosis, and treatment, to research and education, to supportive and palliative care. BC Cancer provides care closer to home by operating six regional cancer centres in Abbotsford, Kelowna, Prince George, Surrey, Vancouver, and Victoria. Research centres in Vancouver and Victoria ensure that BC Cancer can quickly translate new discoveries into clinical applications leading to better outcomes and care. BC Cancer is part of the  Provincial Health Services Authority (PHSA)  which plans, manages, and evaluates specialty and province-wide health care services across BC. PHSA embodies values that reflect a commitment to excellence. These include:  Respect People ● Be compassionate ● Dare to innovate ● Cultivate partnerships ● Serve with purpose Nursing practice in the Radiation Therapy program at BC Cancer relies on assessment skills, interventions, and good communication skills. It includes team work as the nurses work closely with the radiation oncologists, radiation therapists, and team clerks to support patients and their family members with the specialized cancer treatment. Registered Nurse – BC Cancer Vancouver, Radiation Therapy Department Reference # 76306 Casual Wage $33.56 – 44.06 Hourly Work Schedule 0830-1630, Monday-Friday 600 West 10th Avenue Vancouver, BC Job Summary: Utilizing evidence-based practice, the Registered Nurse, Radiation Therapy is responsible for providing holistic nursing care to oncology patients during their cancer care experience, including, but not limited to: assessment, intervention, symptom management, treatment coordination and administration, teaching, counselling, support, and follow up consistent with established policies and standards of care. Qualifications: Education, Training, and Experience Graduate of an accredited School of Nursing. Current practicing registration as a Registered Nurse with the British Columbia College of Nursing Professionals (BCCNP). Current CPR (Level C) certification. One (1) year of recent related experience or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience. Skills and Abilities Demonstrated relevant clinical knowledge. Demonstrated ability to apply clinical knowledge in practice. Demonstrated ability to utilize clinical and information technology to enhance patient care in accordance with agency policies. Demonstrated communication skills, including the ability to communicate effectively with patients, the public, and all levels of staff both verbally and in writing. Demonstrated ability to organize patient care and set priorities. Physical ability to perform duties of the position. Applications will be accepted until position is filled. We invite you to apply by clicking on the  "Apply Online Now"  button where you can register for the first time or enter your Username and Password in order to re-access your profile on our system. For more information on all that the PHSA has to offer, please visit: For more information about the Agency that you are interested in, please visit the website at PHSA is committed to employment equity and hires on the basis of merit. We encourage applications from all qualified individuals, including Aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities and members of visible minorities.
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