Jan 09, 2019Full 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!