Island Health

4 job(s) at Island Health

Island Health
Feb 04, 2020
Full time
Join our team of passionate and caring professionals who work together to provide the highest quality of patient care. Whether you’re a new grad, an experienced RN or have skills or interest in speciality nursing, we have the career for you!  Work on beautiful Vancouver Island, with the mildest climate in all of Canada and enjoy a west coast lifestyle with an abundance of recreational activities, including sailing, surfing, kayaking, hiking, mountain biking, skiing, fishing and more. You’ll have access to sporting events, festivals, theatre, music and an abundance of pacific northwest cuisine. We have full-time, part-time and casual opportunities in both large and small hospitals, from urban to rural/remote and everything in between. Wherever you choose to work, the ocean is never far away. Regional Opportunities: Port Hardy & Port McNeill  – Pristine & rugged landscapes with rich cultural, wildlife and recreational experiences waiting to be discovered. Campbell River  – Dubbed the “Salmon Capital of the World”, this seaside town surrounded by hiking and biking trails will challenge your sense of adventure. A new state-of-the-art hospital opened in 2017. Comox Valley   – Ski and golf in the same day. Situated between Strathcona Provincial Park and the Georgia Strait, the Comox Valley is an ideal spot for an outdoor enthusiast to raise a family. A new state-of-the-art hospital opened in 2017. Port Alberni  – A prized fishing and water sports destination in the heart of the island. Port Alberni is the gateway to Tofino, a world-recognized destination. Nanaimo   – Located on central Vancouver Island, this harbour city is a convenient access point to the mainland. Head to the beach and watch the cruise ships pass. Salt Spring Island  – A laid back, close-knit community flourishing with artisans and spectacular ocean scenery. Cowichan Valley  – Easy access to Victoria and Nanaimo. This region boasts award-winning wineries, thriving farmlands and year-round markets. Victoria   – A vibrant urban centre with an abundance of recreational and cultural opportunities. Royal Jubilee Hospital and Victoria General Hospital were ranked within the top 12 hospitals in Canada by Newsweek in 2019. Island Health offers an attractive benefits package including (depending on position type) dental and prescription coverage, government backed pension plan, long term disability and extended health plan with up to four weeks’ vacation after your first year. Your new island friends are waiting to welcome you – Let’s connect!   Reach out to our friendly recruiters Brian, Joanna and Nicole to learn more. Search all nursing careers
Island Health
Jan 28, 2020
Part time
Island Health is seeking a part-time nurse to work at our Comox Valley Hospital. Within the framework of hospital and nursing department philosophy, mission and standards, the BC College of Nursing Professionals Standards for Nursing Practice, and the Canadian Nurses Association (CNA) Code of Ethics for Nursing, the Staff Nurse provides professional nursing care to clients as a member of a multidisciplinary team, is responsible and accountable for coordinating and administering direct client care utilizing the nursing process, provides direction to auxiliary personnel and staff, and responds to emergency situations to safeguard clients, visitors and staff. Qualifications: Registration with BC College of Nursing Professionals as a practicing RN registrant. General duty staff nurse positions also require Basic Life Support, Level C. Post-basic education for clinical areas, and up to one year of recent related experience (or equivalent combination of education, training and experience). Specialty unit nurse positions, such as Operating Room, Post Anesthetic Recovery, Obstetrics, Paediatrics, and Psychiatry, also require specialty certification for the unit. Up to two years of recent related experience (or equivalent). Critical Care, Emergency and Intensive Care nurse positions also require Advanced Cardiac Life Support and specialty certification. Up to two years of recent related experience or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience. This position is a relief position for both ICU and Telemetry, therefore applicants must be qualified for both areas. Candidates will need to pass the Critical Care Basic Arrhythmia Challenge Exam and receive a passing grade of 75% or greater. Join our nursing team on Vancouver Island!
Island Health
Jan 28, 2020
Temporary
Island Health is seeking a temporary part-time nurse to work at our Comox Valley Hospital. Within the framework of hospital and nursing department philosophy, mission and standards, the BC College of Nursing Professionals Standards for Nursing Practice, and the Canadian Nurses Association (CNA) Code of Ethics for Nursing, the Staff Nurse provides professional nursing care to clients as a member of a multidisciplinary team, is responsible and accountable for coordinating and administering direct client care utilizing the nursing process, provides direction to auxiliary personnel and staff, and responds to emergency situations to safeguard clients, visitors and staff. Qualifications: Registration with BC College of Nursing Professionals as a practicing RN registrant. General duty staff nurse positions also require Basic Life Support, Level C. Post-basic education for clinical areas, and up to one year of recent related experience (or equivalent combination of education, training and experience). Specialty unit nurse positions, such as Operating Room, Post Anesthetic Recovery, Obstetrics, Paediatrics, and Psychiatry, also require specialty certification for the unit. Up to two years of recent related experience (or equivalent). Critical Care, Emergency and Intensive Care nurse positions also require Advanced Cardiac Life Support and specialty certification. Up to two years of recent related experience or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience. Candidates will need to write the Island Health Basic Arrhythmia Challenge Exam and receive a mark of 75% or greater. Comox Valley Hospital is a new (opened in 2017) state-of-the-art hospital.  Join our team!
Island Health
Jan 24, 2020
Full time
Island Health is seeking a full-time General Duty Nurse (ER) in Nanaimo, BC.  Under the general supervision of the Care Co-coordinator or the Patient Care Manager, The General Duty Nurse assesses, plans, provides and evaluates nursing care for assigned patients in accordance with established policies, procedures and standards. Qualifications:  registration with BC College of Nursing Professionals as a practicing RN registrant recognized post-basic education required for clinical areas, or an equivalent combination of education and experience basic Life Support, Level C required advanced Cardiac Life Support for Emergency Room, ICU and Critical Care Relief Pool required two years' recent related experience for critical care and speciality units (i.e. Emergency, ICU, O.R., P.A.R., Obstetrics, Paediatrics, Psychiatry) one year of recent related experience for all other areas. Please only experienced emergency department nurses apply. Live and work on beautiful Vancouver Island!