Island Health

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Island Health
Jul 11, 2024
Full time
Join our team at the West Coast General Hospital as a Full-Time Nurse Practitioner! As part of Island Health, we prioritize patient and staff safety, making continuous quality improvement integral to our work. What we offer: Competitive salary rage: $59.79 - $85.95 per hour Competitive benefits:  Island Health is proud to offer a robust benefits package that includes extended health and dental coverage, life insurance, an employee and family assistance plan, Municipal Pension Plan, and four weeks of paid vacation. Opportunities for growth:  No matter where you are in the stage of your healthcare career, we have opportunities for growth and professional development. Dynamic environment: Engage in a dynamic and collaborative interdisciplinary setting, where you'll work closely with a wide range of healthcare professionals and medical experts dedicated to achieving excellence in patient care. Join a diverse team that shares your passion and commitment to delivering exceptional healthcare services. Life in Port Alberni, BC: Nestled in the heart of Vancouver Island, Port Alberni, BC offers a vibrant community, outdoor adventures and a supportive environment for healthcare professionals seeking a fulfilling lifestyle alongside their career. Join us in Port Alberni and enjoy the perfect blend of work-life balance amidst breathtaking surroundings. Your role and responsibilities: Perform comprehensive assessments of patients, diagnosing diseases, disorders, and conditions. Initiate treatment plans, therapeutic interventions, and prescribe medications within regulatory standards. Identify health trends, develop evidence-based strategies for improvement, and participate in policy-making activities. Ability to critically assess health research literature and implement evidence-based practices. What you need to apply: Registered with BC College of Nurses and Midwives as a practicing NP registrant. Completion of OSCE and two years of recent clinical nursing experience. Island Health is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from all qualified individuals, including those with diverse backgrounds and those with disabilities. If you require assistance or accommodation during the application process, please contact our Indigenous Recruitment and Retention team at indigenousemployment@islandhealth.ca . Island Health offers health care services to more than 850,000 residents of Vancouver Island and adjacent coastal communities through hospitals, clinics, health centres, community-based health units, long-term care and assisted living facilities. As the largest employer on Vancouver Island, we employ 30,000 employees and 2,400 physician partners, as well as hosting more than 2,500 volunteers.
Island Health
Jul 03, 2024
Full time
Build meaningful relationships with residents, families and coworkers. Join the Island Health Long-Term Care team as a Licensed Practical Nurse. As the Licensed Practical Nurse, you will provide care to residents in Long-Term Care homes. You will perform assessments, plan and provide personal care, and perform nursing procedures. When you join Island Health, you will have access to: new, innovative schedules dynamic and collaborative teams and support professional development opportunities paid time off and paid sick days and much more We have multiple positions available at The Summit, a 320-bed plus Adult Day Program Long-Term Care site. It is the largest publicly funded LTC site in Western Canada, providing multi-service programming, dialysis, dementia care, specialty care programming for LTC residents with mental health and/or active addictions, end of life care, and regular long-term care. What you will need Registration with BC College of Nurses and Midwives (BCCNM) as a practicing LPN registrant (or eligibility). Benefits Island Health offers an employer-paid benefits package including dental and prescription coverage, Municipal Pension Plan, long-term disability and extensive extended health plan, plus paid time off. Why Island Health? We know that the people make the organization. Our team is made up of more than 30,000 health care professionals, including the more than 3,000 doctors, nurse practitioners, midwives that make up our Medical Staff, and 1,000 volunteers. Together, we are committed to providing superior health care through innovation, teaching and research and a commitment to quality and safety – creating healthier, stronger communities and a better quality of life for those we touch. Island Health continues to be selected for top employer awards, including BC’s Top Employer (2024). As an organization, we are committed to cultural safety and humility and we demonstrate this through our actions to address Indigenous specific racism, systemic racism and the ongoing impacts of colonialism. The Vancouver Island region offers endless year-round recreation opportunities in a spectacular setting. Island Health has full-time and part-time positions available in beautiful Victoria, BC. Learn more and apply today.
Island Health
Jul 02, 2024
Full time
Are you graduating soon or a newly graduated Registered Nurse/Registered Psychiatric Nurse? You're hired! Whether you’re a recent graduate or still in school, you can feel secure in knowing your future home is with Island Health. We have full-time, part-time and temporary opportunities in large urban hospitals and rural/remote hospitals – plus everything in between! In this role, some of your duties will include: assess, record and report the health status of assigned patients/residents collaborate with the nursing team, community care partners, and the patient/resident and family to develop and modify a patient/resident care plan establish short and long-term health status goals provide nursing care evaluate patient/resident response to the care by assessing the effect of the nursing interventions identified in the care plan and modifying interventions as appropriate contribute to the ongoing development of the nursing department and/or nursing unit perform other related duties as assigned. The hourly starting salary is $41.42 with additional shift premiums that are offered depending on eligibility. You are eligible for shift premiums if you own a regular line, or during hours worked that were on-call, nights, evenings and weekends. Some nursing positions qualify for up to a $20,000 signing bonus.  Apply now and our team will work with you to find the perfect opportunity. To join our team, you will have: Eligibility for provisional licensure or current and active registration with BC College of Nurses and Midwives (BCCNM) as a practicing RN registrant or a practicing RPN registrant. Recognized post-basic education required for some clinical areas (or equivalent). Basic Life Support, Level C. Advanced Cardiac Life Support may be required for some clinical settings (e.g. Emergency Room). About Vancouver Island Have you ever dreamed of living on the West Coast, surrounded by pristine nature, towering forests and the ocean? Vancouver Island residents live in one of the warmest climates in Canada. Hiking, running, paddle boarding, kayaking, and fishing can be enjoyed year round, with skiing available in the winter months. The relaxed pace, easy access to outdoor activities, art and music – whatever lifestyle you’re looking for, we have it here. About Island Health Island Health offers an employer-paid benefits package including dental and prescription coverage, Municipal Pension Plan, long-term disability and extensive extended health plan, plus paid time off. Island Health provides health and care services to more than 885,000 people on Vancouver Island, the islands in the Salish Sea and the Johnstone Strait, and mainland communities north of Powell River. With more than 30,000 health care professionals, including more than 3,000 doctors, nurse practitioners midwives and dentists that make up our Medical Staff – as well as 1,000 volunteers, and the dedicated support of 12 foundations and 19 active auxiliaries, Island Health delivers a broad range of health services, including: public health services, primary health care, home and community care, mental health and substance use services, acute care in hospitals, and much more across a huge and geographically diverse region.
Island Health
Jul 02, 2024
Full time
Are you someone who has a real passion for serving others? Are you a Nursing Unit assistant looking to showcase your knowledge, skills, and abilities in a new and dynamic environment? Island Health is an employer that knows our people make the organization. We are the Health Authority for all of Vancouver Island, one of the most livable regions in the world. The South Island is a vibrant urban centre with abundant recreational and cultural opportunities. We are the largest employer on Vancouver Island with over 21,500 employees, 1,900 Physician partners and 6,500 volunteers that provide health services to the 765,000 residents of Vancouver Island and adjacent coastal communities. People make our organization. Health care attracts smart, caring individuals who want to make a difference and help people. No matter what area of health care you are in, our multi-disciplinary teams work together to provide the best care to our patients and residents, At Island Health we believe our values guide our actions and relationships, shaping how we make decisions and plan for the future. Our vision is, "Excellent health and care for everyone, everywhere, every time". Join the team at Island Health and use your exceptional nursing skills to provide quality care for our clients. Current and future regular full-time, regular part-time, temporary and casual opportunities for Nursing Unit Assistants are available in: Acute Care Restorative Health Specialty (emergency, postpartum, critical care, etc) Locations we are hiring to: Victoria General Hospital Royal Jubilee Hospital Saanich Peninsula Hospital Gorge Road Hospital QUALIFICATIONS: EDUCATION, TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE Grade 12, medical terminology and graduation from a recognized Nursing Unit Clerk program plus one year's recent related experience or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience. SKILLS AND ABILITIES Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing. Ability to deal with others effectively. Physical ability to carry out the duties of the position. Ability to keyboard at 50 wpm Ability to organize work. Ability to operate related equipment. Ability to utilize a variety of computer software applications. Come work with dedicated professionals who are enthusiastic and committed to providing quality healthcare to our clients/patients/residents. Take the next step and apply so we can continue the conversation with you! Additional Information Only applicants that are fully vaccinated (7 days past their second dose of vaccine) are able to work in the facility. If you are offered employment it will be contingent on you providing proof of vaccination prior to commencement of the offered effective date. If proof of vaccination is not provided, the offer of employment is rescinded.
Island Health
Jun 25, 2024
Full time
Seeking Licensed Practical Nurses at Cowichan District Hospital on Vancouver Island, BC ---------------------------------------- Do you want to help build a community of care in a community that cares? Island Health is looking for talented professionals to join our team of compassionate and dedicated nurses at Cowichan District Hospital today. With a new, world-class community hospital under construction with doors opening in 2027, there are opportunities in all programs, including specialty areas. Registration with the BC College of Nurses and Midwives as a practicing LPN registrant is required.  Join our growing team! These positions would be a great fit for you if you love the outdoors, want to escape big city living, and are looking for a new, fulfilling career in a vibrant, culturally diverse community that cares.  Relocation assistance may be available for eligible positions.  Up to $20,000 signing bonuses may be available for eligible positions. These positions may also qualify for the Federal Loan Forgiveness program.  About the Cowichan Valley Located on beautiful Vancouver Island, B.C., Cowichan Valley communities range from charming seaside villages to bustling town centres near to the centrally located city of Duncan. Each community has its own distinct flavour, and are unified by their welcoming and supportive people. The Cowichan Valley is Canada's only Mediterranean climatic zone and boasts the warmest year-round temperatures in Canada.  In fact, "Cowichan" is rooted in the Hul'q'umi'num word “shquw'utsun” which directly translated means “to warm one's back in the sun." With excellent public schools, French Immersion, nature-based centres, and several world-class private schools, the Cowichan Valley is a wonderful place to raise your family. Your children can choose from a variety of sport and art clubs, and the whole family can enjoy state-of-the-art recreation facilities. Our talented and creative community hosts many crafting and artisan markets for your weekend explorations. Choose from a multitude of farms, wineries, cideries, restaurants, and other diverse gathering places to truly experience the local hospitality. It's easy to get to know people personally in our friendly communities.   Learn More Salary range (hourly): $32.84 - $44.96 Location: Duncan, Vancouver Island, BC, Canada Schedule: Multiple opportunities are available Learn more about these positions and our new hospital, or connect with a Recruiter by clicking here .  Apply Today Apply directly with Island Health by clicking here .   ---------------------------------------- Island Health offers programs and services on the unceded and traditional territories of the Coast Salish, Nuu-chah-nulth and Kwakwaka'wakw Peoples. As an organization, we are committed to cultural safety and humility and we demonstrate this through our actions to address Indigenous specific racism, systemic racism and the ongoing impacts of colonialism.  
Island Health
Jun 25, 2024
Full time
Seeking Registered Nurses at Cowichan District Hospital on Vancouver Island, BC ---------------------------------------- Do you want to help build a community of care in a community that cares? Island Health is looking for talented professionals to join our team of compassionate and dedicated nurses at Cowichan District Hospital today. With a new, world-class community hospital under construction with doors opening in 2027, there are opportunities in all programs, including specialty areas. Registration with the BC College of Nursing Professionals as a practicing RN registrant is required.  Join our growing team! These positions would be a great fit for you if you love the outdoors, want to escape big city living, and are looking for a new, fulfilling career in a vibrant, culturally diverse community that cares.  Relocation assistance may be available for eligible positions.  Up to $20,000 signing bonuses may be available for eligible positions. These positions may also qualify for the Federal Loan Forgiveness program.  About the Cowichan Valley Located on beautiful Vancouver Island, B.C., Cowichan Valley communities range from charming seaside villages to bustling town centres near to the centrally located city of Duncan. Each community has its own distinct flavour, and are unified by their welcoming and supportive people. The Cowichan Valley is Canada's only Mediterranean climatic zone and boasts the warmest year-round temperatures in Canada.  In fact, "Cowichan" is rooted in the Hul'q'umi'num word “shquw'utsun” which directly translated means “to warm one's back in the sun." With excellent public schools, French Immersion, nature-based centres, and several world-class private schools, the Cowichan Valley is a wonderful place to raise your family. Your children can choose from a variety of sport and art clubs, and the whole family can enjoy state-of-the-art recreation facilities. Our talented and creative community hosts many crafting and artisan markets for your weekend explorations. Choose from a multitude of farms, wineries, cideries, restaurants, and other diverse gathering places to truly experience the local hospitality. It's easy to get to know people personally in our friendly communities.   Learn More Salary Range (hourly): $41.42 - $59.52 Location: Duncan, Vancouver Island, BC, Canada Schedule: multiple opportunities are available Learn more about these positions and our new hospital, or connect with a Recruiter by clicking here .  Apply Today Apply directly with Island Health by clicking here .  ---------------------------------------- Island Health offers programs and services on the unceded and traditional territories of the Coast Salish, Nuu-chah-nulth and Kwakwaka'wakw Peoples. As an organization, we are committed to cultural safety and humility and we demonstrate this through our actions to address Indigenous specific racism, systemic racism and the ongoing impacts of colonialism.