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Vancouver Island, British Columbia (Canada)

Phone: 250.737.2051
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Registered Nurse

Job ID: 55719
Job Views: 272
Location: Comox, British Columbia
Job Category: Registered Nurse
Employment Type: Full time
Posted: 10-03-2017

Job Description

The Views at St. Joseph's General Hospital 
Job Summary 
As the general duty registered nurse, you will provide nursing care in accordance with the College of Registered Nurses of British Columbia Standards and with the assistance of other care providers and in collaboration with other health care professionals. You will function as a primary care giver and may provide work direction to assigned staff. 
You role will provide leadership and function as a role model/coach to assist co-workers with professional development and achievement of unit goals. You will also contribute to the monitoring and development of the vision and philosophy, and operating plan for The Views.

Education, Training and Experience
  • Graduate of a recognized School of Nursing
  • Current, practicing registration with College of Registered Nurses of British Columbia (CRNBC)
  • Gerontology Certificate from an accredited program or demonstrated equivalency
  • One year full-time experience that correlates to the gerontological services provided by The Views at St. Joseph's General Hospital
  • Current CPR, Level 1
Skills and Abilities

Ability to provide nursing care to patients, families and/or groups in a professional manner, consistent with nursing and administrative policies, standards, procedures and regulations in the following areas:

  • Physical assessment as part of the nursing assessment of older clients 
  • Functional assessment as part of the nursing assessment of older clients
  • Knowledge of competency and guardianship legislation
  • Effective communication skills both verbally and written
  • Effective interpersonal skills
  • Ability to monitor and guide the care provided by Resident Care Aides in a team environment teaching health and aging
  • Knowledge of principals of palliative care
  • Knowledge of depression, dementia and delirium
  • Current pain management theories
  • Collaboration with the interdisciplinary team, community resources and with family members
  • Physical ability to carry out the duties of the position

About the Comox Valley 
The beautiful oceanfront town of Comox is located on the central east coast of Vancouver Island. With its short, mild winters and warm dry summers, it is one of the most diverse recreational and cultural locations in the world. Known for its abundant wildlife, it is a place where you can ski, golf, fish, and go to the theatre, all in the same day. Comox offers all of the amenities of a larger city with the charm of a small town setting including excellent schools, affordable housing and easy access by air to Vancouver, Calgary and Edmonton. 
For more information, visit http://www.sjghcomox.ca/extended_care.php

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