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.
Reporting to the Clinical Coordinator, the Registered Nurse provides professional nursing care to patients as a member of a multidisciplinary team; is responsible and accountable for coordinating and administering direct patient care utilizing the nursing process; provides direction to staff and volunteers; and responds to emergency situations to safeguard patients, visitors and staff in accordance with the unit/program philosophy, competency guidelines, policies, and the BC College of Nursing Professionals Standards for Nursing Practice.
Registration with BC College of Nursing Professionals as a practicing RN registrant. Recent related experience or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience. Basic Life Support, Level C.
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Island Health is the largest employer on Vancouver Island with over 21,500 employees and 1,900 physician partners. As an award winning employer, we offer an exceptional employer-paid benefits package, including dental and prescription coverage, group life, long term disability and extensive extended health plan.
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Imagine your life’s work in our piece of paradise!
Island Health is one of the largest employers on Vancouver Island with over 20,500 employees, 1,900 physician partners, and over 6,500 volunteers that give their time, skills and experience to our organization. The Vancouver Island region offers you a wide range of urban, rural or remote communities. Whatever the lifestyle you are looking for, we have it here. Our cities are brimming with cultural events, festivals, shopping and restaurants as well as friendly towns with vibrant neighbourhoods and world-class outdoor adventure.
Island Health continues to be an Award Winning Employer! We are proud to be the recipient of BC's Top Employer and Canada's Best Diversity Employer in 2017.
We offer an exceptional employer-paid benefits package including dental and prescription coverage, group life, long term disability and extensive extended health plan as well as competitive wages.
At Island Health, we believe that our values guide our actions and relationships, shaping how we make decisions and plan for the future. Come be part of our future!
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