Island Health

8 job(s) at Island Health

Island Health
Jan 18, 2019
Full time
Island Health is seeking a full time Registered Nurse at Cowichan District Hospital in Duncan.   As the Registered Nurse, you will use the nursing process in providing direct patient care, function as a member of the health care team, and fulfil the responsibilities of an individual practitioner. You will also maintain nursing records for patients for whom nursing care is provided.   Qualifications Along with registration with BC College of Nursing Professionals as a practicing RN registrant, you have completed clinical courses related to the clinical specialty. Current CPR -Level C is required, as is one year of recent, related experience in the clinical nursing area, or equivalent combination of education, training and experience. Cowichan District Hospital is a rural acute care site that qualifies for the Canada Student Load Forgiveness program. COWICHAN DISTRICT HOSPITAL Our hospital serves 3 First Nation communities and 7 municipalities on Vancouver Island, making it a hub for culturally diverse healthcare in the Cowichan Valley. We have 800 dedicated hospital employees who support 126 beds and a bustling Emergency Department that provides extraordinary care to more than 33,200 patient visits each year. If you share our passion for quality care, join our community and see why Cowichan is a great place to live, work and play.   OUR COMMUNITY The Cowichan Valley is home to scenic hiking and biking trails, year-round kayaking, golfing, whale watching, wineries and craft breweries. If you can name it, there’s a club or sports league for it in Cowichan. Downtown shops, farm-to-table restaurants and live music venues make downtown Duncan the place to be. The Cowichan Valley’s temperate coastal climate is as warm and welcoming as its 83,739 residents. ABOUT US Island Health is one of five regional health authorities in British Columbia and is the largest employer on Vancouver Island with over 21,500 employees, 1,900 physician partners and 6,500 volunteers. Cowichan District Hospital is a rural acute care site that qualifies for the Canada Student Load Forgiveness program. We offer an exceptional employer-paid benefits package including dental and prescription coverage, group life, long term disability and extensive extended health plan, plus up to four weeks’ vacation after your first year of employment. Come be part of our future!
Island Health
Jan 11, 2019
Full time
Reporting to the Nurse Manager, Department Head, or designate, the Registered Nurse - PICU plans and provides direct nursing care to patients in the hospital in accordance with the unit/program philosophy, competency guidelines, policies, and the C.R.N.B.C. Standards for Nursing Practice in British Columbia. QUALIFICATIONS: Registration with BC College of Nursing Professionals as a practicing RN registrant. Current CPR Basic Rescuer. Knowledge of physiology and psychology of children aged newborn to 16 years; recognized Pediatric ICU education certificate; up to two years recent (within the past 2 years) experience in Pediatric ICU; or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience. Skills And Abilities Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing. Demonstrated ability to organize assigned workload and set priorities. Demonstrated ability to deal effectively with a variety of internal and external contacts, including co-workers, physicians, community agency representatives, patients, residents and families. Physical ability to perform the duties of the position. Island Health is one of five regional health authorities in British Columbia and is the largest employer on Vancouver Island with over 21,500 employees, 1,900 physician partners and 6,500 volunteers. We offer an exceptional employer-paid benefits package including dental and prescription coverage, group life, long term disability and extensive extended health plan, plus up to four weeks’ vacation after your first year of employment. Come be part of our future!
Island Health
Jan 10, 2019
Temporary
Island Health is seeking temporary full-time Registered Nurses for our medical and surgical relief pools in Victoria, BC. As a Registered Nurse, you will plan and provide direct nursing care to patients in a variety of medical or surgical areas as assigned in accordance with unit/program philosophies, competency guidelines, policies and the CRNBC Standards for Nursing Practice in British Columbia. Qualifications You are a graduate from an approved nursing Program with current practicing membership with the College of Registered Nurses of British Columbia (CRNBC) and have 2 years of medical or surgical nursing experience preferably including chemotherapy, administration, pain management, oncology, respiratory and/or gastro-enterology. An equivalent combination of education, training and experience will be considered. Skills & Abilities Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing and organize assigned workload and set priorities. The capacity to deal effectively with a variety of internal and external contacts including co-workers, physicians, community agencies' representatives, patients, and families. Physical ability to perform the duties of the position. For more detail, please visit the following links: Registered Nurse – Medical Relief Pool https://islandhealth.hua.hrsmart.com/hr/ats/Posting/view/106169 Registered Nurse – Surgical Relief Pool https://islandhealth.hua.hrsmart.com/hr/ats/Posting/view/109124 About Us Island Health is one of five regional health authorities in British Columbia and is the largest employer on Vancouver Island with over 21,500 employees, 1,900 physician partners and 6,500 volunteers. We offer an exceptional employer-paid benefits package including dental and prescription coverage, group life, long term disability and extensive extended health plan, plus up to four weeks’ vacation after your first year of employment. Come be part of our future!
Island Health
Jan 09, 2019
Full time
In accordance with the Vision, Purpose, and Values, and strategic direction of Island Health (Vancouver Island Health Authority), patient and staff safety is a priority and a responsibility shared by everyone; as such, the requirement to continuously improve quality and safety is inherent in all aspects of this position. Reports to the Manager, or designate. Plans and provides direct nursing care to patients/ in the Operating Room in accordance with the unit/program philosophy, competency guidelines, policies, and the CRNBC Standards for Nursing Practice in British Columbia. QUALIFICATIONS: EDUCATION, TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE Registration with BC College of Nursing Professionals as a practicing RN registrant. Recognized Peri-operative Program or recent operating room experience essential. SKILLS AND ABILITIES Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing. Demonstrated ability to organize assigned workload and set priorities. Demonstrated ability to deal effectively with a variety of internal and external contacts, including co-workers, physicians, community agency representatives, patients, residents and families. Physical ability to perform the duties of the position.
Island Health
Jan 09, 2019
Temporary
Reports to the Manager, or designate. Plans and provides direct nursing care to patients/ in the Operating Room in accordance with the unit/program philosophy, competency guidelines, policies, and the CRNBC Standards for Nursing Practice in British Columbia. QUALIFICATIONS: EDUCATION, TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE Graduate of a recognized nursing program. Current, practicing registration with College of Registered Nurses of British Columbia. Recognized Peri-operative Program or recent operating room experience essential. SKILLS AND ABILITIES Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing. Demonstrated ability to organize assigned workload and set priorities. Demonstrated ability to deal effectively with a variety of internal and external contacts, including co-workers, physicians, community agency representatives, patients, residents and families. Physical ability to perform the duties of the position.
Island Health
Jan 09, 2019
Full time
Do you have a passion for providing quality care to patients? Island Health has an exciting full-time career opportunity for a patient-focused Registered Nurse in the Operatory Room at Cowichan District Hospital. Situated in the heart of Duncan, Cowichan District Hospital has 134 funded beds and helped more than 33,479 patients who visited our Emergency Room last year. Work in a diverse multi-generational team and serve a diverse culture of patients, from toddlers to seniors.   Cowichan District Hospital is a rural acute care site that qualifies for the Canada Student Load Forgiveness Program.  As a Registered Nurse in the Operating Room, you will provide direct nursing care to patients in the Operating Room in accordance with the unit/program philosophy, competency guidelines, policies, and the CRNBC Standards for Nursing Practice in British Columbia. You are registered with BC College of Nursing Professionals as a practicing RN registrant. Recognized Peri-operative Program or recent operating room experience is essential.        Island Health is one of British Columbia’s five regional health authorities. With over 21,500 employees, 1,900 physician partners and 6,500 volunteers, Island Health is the largest employer on Vancouver Island. We offer an exceptional employer-paid benefits package including dental and prescription coverage, group life, long term disability and extensive extended health plan, plus up to four weeks’ vacation after your first year of employment. To learn more about what it’s like to live and work in the beautiful Cowichan Valley, visit  https://www.islandhealth.ca/careers/recruitment-infocentre/cowichan-careers     Come be part of our future!
Island Health
Dec 28, 2018
Temporary
Are you passionate about quality care and excellent health for everyone?   Island Health is seeking temporary part-time Licensed Practical Nurses, Residential Services at Glengarry Hospital.   About the Opportunity As the Licensed Practical Nurse, you will provide care to complex but stable residents /clients. This will involve performing assessments and nursing procedures, and planning and providing personal care. The successful candidate will operate in accordance with the competency guidelines and full scope of practice within the Standards of Practice as outlined by the BC College of Nursing Professionals, and according to agency operating policies and standards and unit specific protocols.   Qualifications Along with your current registration as an LPN registrant with the BC College of Nursing Professionals, your background demonstrates your ability to communicate effectively with residents, families, coworkers, members of the multidisciplinary team and the public. You exhibit knowledge and competencies to work at full scope of practice as currently required by the BC College of Nursing Professionals, including administering medications, and you have the ability to operate related equipment. Island Health is one of five regional health authorities in British Columbia and provides health care and support services to over 750,000 residents on Vancouver Island, the surrounding islands and the mainland communities north of Powell River. With more than 21,500 employees, 1,900 physician partners and 6,500 volunteers, Island Health is the largest employer on Vancouver Island.   We offer an exceptional employer-paid benefits package including dental and prescription coverage, group life, long term disability and extensive extended health plan, plus up to four weeks’ vacation after your first year of employment.   Come be part of our future!
Island Health
Dec 21, 2018
Full time
Island Health is seeking a regular full time Nurse Practitioner in Campbell River, BC.  As the successful candidate, you are accountable for the comprehensive assessment of patients, including diagnosing diseases, disorders and conditions. You are responsible for initiating treatment, including health care management and therapeutic interventions, and prescribing medications in accordance with the statutory and regulatory standards and guidelines. You will provide professional guidance to other health professionals and practices, making referrals to physicians and others as appropriate. The ability to identify and assess trends and patterns that have implications for patients and communities, and to develop and implement population and evidence-based strategies to improve health are key to the success in this role. Qualifications Along with your current registration as a Nurse Practitioner with the College of Registered Nurses of British Columbia (CRNBC), you will have successfully completed the Objective Structured Clinical Examination (OSCE), plus two years of relevant clinical nursing experience.  Your background demonstrates your ability to communicate and collaborate with patients and families about health findings, diagnosis, treatment, self-care and prognosis. You are a strong leader, able to supervise and evaluate others while sharing knowledge, teaching, coaching and mentoring. While part of a larger multi-disciplinary team, you work well independently, can adapt to changes and work collaboratively with other professionals in complex, dynamic situations. You are able to assess and recognize population health trends’ and plan and implement strategies for population based prevention and health promotion. Questions? Contact: Michelle Crosby, Interim Director, Integrated Health Services Campbell River & Comox Valley Email: michelle.crosby@viha.ca About Us Island Health is one of five regional health authorities in British Columbia and provides health care and support services to over 750,000 residents on Vancouver Island, the surrounding islands and the mainland communities north of Powell River. With more than 21,500 employees, 1,900 physician partners and 6,500 volunteers, Island Health is the largest employer on Vancouver Island. We offer an exceptional employer-paid benefits package including dental and prescription coverage, group life, long term disability and extensive extended health plan, plus up to four weeks’ vacation after your first year of employment. Come be part of our future!