Registered Nurse, Critical Care NRT

  • Provincial Health Services Authority
  • Vancouver, BC, Canada
  • Jun 19, 2018
Temporary

Job Description

BC Children's Hospital (BCCH) cares for the province's most acutely ill or injured children and youth, provides developmental and rehabilitation services to children and youth throughout BC, and offers a broad range of health services. Sunny Hill Health Centre for Children (SHHC), a leading provincial facility offering specialized services to children and youth with developmental disabilities from birth to age 19, works collaboratively with BCCH. SHHC focuses on the child and their family while supporting health care professionals in the community. BCCH also operates a wide number of specialized health programs, is a leading acute care teaching facility, and conducts research to advance health and care through the BC Children’s Research Institute and in partnership with the University of British Columbia

BCCH and SHHC are agencies 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

BC Children's Hospital is offering a unique nursing opportunity to join the Pediatric Critical Care Team!

As part of this team, you will be trained to work in Emergency, PICU, and Anesthetic Care Unit

The benefits include:

Specializing to work as a critical care pediatric nurse through employer paid BCIT training and in-house training

Ongoing professional development

Opportunity to work in a state-of-the-art brand new Teck Acute Care Centre

Registered Nurse, Critical Care NRT

Reference # 71715

Temporary Part-Time 0.80 FTE September 2018 to June 2019

Wage: $33.56 to $44.06 per hour

BC Children’s Hospital,

4480 Oak Street, Vancouver, BC  

The Teck Acute Care Centre is the heart of BC Children’s Hospital and the flagship for the transformation of child health in BC. This state-of-the-art facility provides an innovative healing environment with patient and family needs at its heart. 

Job Summary

The General Duty Nurse assumes responsibility and accountability for the provision of nursing care to pediatric patients who present to critical care areas consistent with established policies, standards, and philosophy of BC Children’s Hospital (BCCH).

Qualifications

Education, Training, and Experience

  • Graduation from an approved Nursing Program.
  • Current practicing registration as a Registered Nurse with the College of Registered Nurses of British Columbia (CRNBC).
  • Minimum of one years’ recent, related clinical experience in pediatrics or an Emergency Department setting or a Pediatric Intensive Care setting or Post Anesthetic Care setting.
  • Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS)

Skills and Abilities

  • Ability to communicate effectively - both orally and in writing.
  • Ability to relate effectively to children and their families and others.
  • Ability to function as an active member of a multidisciplinary care team.
  • Ability to demonstrate effective CPR techniques.
  • Ability to organize work
  • Physical ability to perform the duties of the job.
  • Ability to operate related equipment including applicable computer software

We invite you to apply by visiting our website and clicking 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 this unique opportunity, contact Gurdeep Gill, Talent Acquisition Advisor by emailing: ggill@phsa.ca / 604-875-7292.

For more information on all the nursing careers that PHSA has to offer, please visit: https://jobs.phsa.ca/nursing

For more information on the agency that you are interested in, please visit: www.bcchildrens.ca

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.

Job Category

Registered Nurse