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Island Health
Dec 03, 2021
Full time
Reports to the Nurse Manager, Department Head, or designate. Plans and provides direct nursing care to patients/residents in the hospital or in the community in accordance with the unit/program philosophy, competency guidelines, policies, and the BC College of Nurses and Midwives Standards for Nursing Practice in British Columbia. QUALIFICATIONS EDUCATION, TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE Registration with BC College of Nurses and Midwives as a practicing RN registrant. Up to two (2) years recent, related experience depending on clinical setting. SKILLS AND ABILITIES Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing. Demonstrated ability to organize assigned workload and set priorities. Demonstrated ability to deal effectively with a variety of internal and external contacts, including co-workers, physicians, community agency representatives, patients, residents and families. Physical ability to perform the duties of the position. Link to Full Job Description   https://jd.viha.ca/JD1014.pdf Additional Information for Applicants Please note, only applicants that are fully vaccinated (7 days past their second dose of vaccine) are able to work at Island Health. This position is covered by the Provincial Health Officer’s mandatory COVID-19 vaccination order. This offer of employment is conditional upon you providing proof of your vaccination status prior to your first day. If proof of full vaccination (7 days past the second dose of vaccine) is not provided prior to the effective date, this offer will be rescinded. Recent negotiations with the Nurses Bargaining Association (NBA) have resulted in changes to the hiring language in the Collective Agreement ( Article 18.01- First Consideration). The internal application process for nurse postings has been changed to ensure that you are aware of the need to provide the following relevant information with your application (within your Cover Letter and/or Resume). 1) Qualifications (Education & Experience): Please list how you meet the qualification requirements as noted in the job posting. 2) Qualifications (Skills & Abilities): Please explain how you meet each of the critical unit specific skills and abilities to work successfully in this position on this unit. Refer to the Job Posting for Skills & Abilities. The change to application process will help managers determine if internal applicants meet education and experience qualifications, and have the necessary unit skills and abilities contained in the job description.
Island Health
Dec 03, 2021
Full time
Reports to the Nurse Manager, Department Head, or designate. Plans and provides direct nursing care to patients/residents in the hospital or in the community in accordance with the unit/program philosophy, competency guidelines, policies, and the BC College of Nurses and Midwives Standards for Nursing Practice in British Columbia. QUALIFICATIONS EDUCATION, TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE Registration with BC College of Nurses and Midwives as a practicing RN registrant. Up to two (2) years recent, related experience depending on clinical setting. SKILLS AND ABILITIES Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing. Demonstrated ability to organize assigned workload and set priorities. Demonstrated ability to deal effectively with a variety of internal and external contacts, including co-workers, physicians, community agency representatives, patients, residents and families. Physical ability to perform the duties of the position. Link to Full Job Description   https://jd.viha.ca/JD1014.pdf Additional Information for Applicants Please note, only applicants that are fully vaccinated (7 days past their second dose of vaccine) are able to work at Island Health. This position is covered by the Provincial Health Officer’s mandatory COVID-19 vaccination order. This offer of employment is conditional upon you providing proof of your vaccination status prior to your first day. If proof of full vaccination (7 days past the second dose of vaccine) is not provided prior to the effective date, this offer will be rescinded. Recent negotiations with the Nurses Bargaining Association (NBA) have resulted in changes to the hiring language in the Collective Agreement ( Article 18.01- First Consideration). The internal application process for nurse postings has been changed to ensure that you are aware of the need to provide the following relevant information with your application (within your Cover Letter and/or Resume). 1) Qualifications (Education & Experience): Please list how you meet the qualification requirements as noted in the job posting. 2) Qualifications (Skills & Abilities): Please explain how you meet each of the critical unit specific skills and abilities to work successfully in this position on this unit. Refer to the Job Posting for Skills & Abilities. The change to application process will help managers determine if internal applicants meet education and experience qualifications, and have the necessary unit skills and abilities contained in the job description.
Island Health
Dec 03, 2021
Temporary
Reports to the Nurse Manager, Department Head, or designate. Plans and provides direct nursing care to patients/residents in the hospital or in the community in accordance with the unit/program philosophy, competency guidelines, policies, and the BC College of Nurses and Midwives Standards for Nursing Practice in British Columbia. QUALIFICATIONS EDUCATION, TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE Registration with BC College of Nurses and Midwives as a practicing RN registrant. Up to two (2) years recent, related experience depending on clinical setting. SKILLS AND ABILITIES Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing. Demonstrated ability to organize assigned workload and set priorities. Demonstrated ability to deal effectively with a variety of internal and external contacts, including co-workers, physicians, community agency representatives, patients, residents and families. Physical ability to perform the duties of the position. Link to Full Job Description   https://jd.viha.ca/JD1014.pdf Additional Information for Applicants Please note, only applicants that are fully vaccinated (7 days past their second dose of vaccine) are able to work at Island Health. This position is covered by the Provincial Health Officer’s mandatory COVID-19 vaccination order. This offer of employment is conditional upon you providing proof of your vaccination status prior to your first day. If proof of full vaccination (7 days past the second dose of vaccine) is not provided prior to the effective date, this offer will be rescinded.
Island Health
Nov 30, 2021
Part time
Reports to the Coordinator or designate and functions as part of an interdisciplinary team to deliver psychiatric emergency services, crisis intervention and stabilization care in accordance with the unit/program philosophy, competency guidelines and the BC College of Nurses and Midwives Standards of Nursing Practice. The nurse is responsible for responding to crisis/emergency situations of patient/clients in the Psychiatric Emergency Services Unit, Using a crisis intervention model, the nurse will conduct a comprehensive psychiatric and medical assessment of the patient/client and an in-depth risk assessment. Working within a multidisciplinary team, the nurse will contribute to the patient care plan, referral and/or discharge plan in partnership with patient, caregiver/family and appropriate community services. QUALIFICATIONS: EDUCATION, TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE Registration with BC College of Nurses and Midwives as a practicing RN registrant or a practicing RPN registrant. A minimum of two (2) years recent experience working with persons with acute mental illness and/or addiction, including working with multi-disciplinary teams, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience. Working knowledge of relevant legislation. Knowledge of the Canadian Standards of Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing (2nd ed.). Current CPR Basic Rescuer certification. SKILLS AND ABILITIES Ability to conduct assessments of physical status, mental status and risk assessment. Ability to apply addictions theory and management of withdrawal Ability to apply crisis intervention and stabilization principles Ability to apply common screening tools for mental illness and addictions Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing Demonstrated ability in establishing therapeutic relationships Demonstrated ability to organize assigned workload and set priorities Demonstrated ability to deal effectively with a variety of internal and external contacts, including co-workers, physicians, community agency representatives, patient/clients, and families/ significant others Ability to operate related equipment including computers and related software Physical ability to perform the duties of the position Link to Full Job Description  https://jd.viha.ca/JD3166.pdf Additional Information for Applicants Nurses must have at least 2 years acute   Please note, only applicants that are fully vaccinated (7 days past their second dose of vaccine) are able to work at Island Health. This position is covered by the Provincial Health Officer’s mandatory COVID-19 vaccination order. This offer of employment is conditional upon you providing proof of your vaccination status prior to your first day. If proof of full vaccination (7 days past the second dose of vaccine) is not provided prior to the effective date, this offer will be rescinded.
Island Health
Nov 30, 2021
Part time
Reports to the Coordinator or designate and functions as part of an interdisciplinary team to deliver patient/client-centered psychiatric intensive care in accordance with the unit/program philosophy, competency guidelines and the BC College of Nurses and Midwives Standards of Nursing Practice. The nurse is responsible for providing care to patient/clients in the Psychiatric Intensive Care Unit, including assessment with complete mental status assessment, addictions screening, development and carrying out of therapeutic care plans, teaching with patient/clients and families and documentation of assessment and care. Nurses will collaborate with other health care professions both internal and external to coordinate care in the best interest of the patient/client. QUALIFICATIONS EDUCATION, TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE Registration with BC College of Nurses and Midwives as a practicing RN registrant or a practicing RPN registrant. A minimum of two (2) years recent experience working with persons with acute mental illness in a hospital setting, including working with multi-disciplinary teams, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience. Working knowledge of relevant legislation. Knowledge of the Canadian Standards of Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing (2nd ed.). Current CPR Basic Rescuer certification. SKILLS AND ABILITIES Demonstrated ability to conduct physical status, mental status and risk assessment. Ability to apply addictions theory and screening/management of withdrawal Ability to apply crisis intervention and stabilization principles Ability to apply common screening tools for mental illness and addictions Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing Demonstrated ability in establishing therapeutic relationships Demonstrated ability to organize assigned workload and set priorities Demonstrated ability to deal effectively with a variety of internal and external contacts, including co-workers, physicians, community agency representatives, patient/clients, and families/ significant others Ability to operate related equipment including computers and related software Physical ability to perform the duties of the position Link to Full Job Description https://jd.viha.ca/JD3165.pdf Additional Information for Applicants Looking for nurses with at least 2 years experience please, Please note, only applicants that are fully vaccinated (7 days past their second dose of vaccine) are able to work at Island Health. This position is covered by the Provincial Health Officer’s mandatory COVID-19 vaccination order. This offer of employment is conditional upon you providing proof of your vaccination status prior to your first day. If proof of full vaccination (7 days past the second dose of vaccine) is not provided prior to the effective date, this offer will be rescinded.
Island Health
Nov 24, 2021
Full time
If you’re an ER Trained RN looking for a change, consider a role in a great community on Salt Spring Island at Lady Minto Hospital. Reporting to the Clinical Coordinator, the Registered Nurse works between the Acute Care Unit and the Emergency Department as required; 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 Nurses and Midwives professional and practice standards. QUALIFICATIONS EDUCATION, TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE Current practicing registration with the British Columbia College of Nurses and Midwives. Advanced preparation in emergency and/or obstetrics specialty training. Two (2) years' recent related experience in medical/surgical, obstetrics, emergency/urgent care, neonatal resuscitation, emergency pediatrics or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience. Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) and Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) required. SKILLS AND ABILITIES Ability to apply the nursing process effectively in a well-organized manner to the care of assigned patients. Ability to physically perform the duties of the position. Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing. Ability to deal effectively with a variety of internal and external contacts including co-workers, physicians, community agencies, representatives, patients/clients/residents and families. Ability to remain calm and to act appropriately in stressful and emergency situations. Link to Full Job Description   https://jd.viha.ca/JD4635.pdf Additional Information for Applicants This position may qualify for our   Rural and Remote Incentive : 1. $10,000 after employment in position commences, in exchange for 2-year Return of Service Commitment. 2. A potential additional payment of $5,000 in year 3, in exchange for a further 1-year Return of Service Commitment. 3. Guaranteed Regular employment for 5 years, at starting FTE. 4. Up to $2,000 per year reimbursement of professional development fees (to a max of $8,000) Ask us for details on this exciting new incentive! Recent negotiations with the Nurses Bargaining Association (NBA) have resulted in changes to the hiring language in the Collective Agreement ( Article 18.01- First Consideration). The internal application process for nurse postings has been changed to ensure that you are aware of the need to provide the following relevant information with your application (within your Cover Letter and/or Resume). 1) Qualifications (Education & Experience): Please list how you meet the qualification requirements as noted in the job posting. 2) Qualifications (Skills & Abilities): Please explain how you meet each of the critical unit specific skills and abilities to work successfully in this position on this unit. Refer to the Job Posting for Skills & Abilities. The change to application process will help managers determine if internal applicants meet education and experience qualifications, and have the necessary unit skills and abilities contained in the job description. Please note, only applicants that are fully vaccinated (7 days past their second dose of vaccine) are able to work at Island Health. This position is covered by the Provincial Health Officer’s mandatory COVID-19 vaccination order. This offer of employment is conditional upon you providing proof of your vaccination status prior to your first day. If proof of full vaccination (7 days past the second dose of vaccine) is not provided prior to the effective date, this offer will be rescinded.
Island Health
Nov 10, 2021
Full time
Are you someone who has a real passion for serving others? Are you a RN/RPN looking to showcase your knowledge, skills, and abilities in a dynamic environment? Island Health is an employer that knows our people make the organization. It is our people that make a difference, deliver care and define our organizational culture. We are the Health Authority for all of Vancouver Island, one of the most livable regions in the world - with access to the outdoors, year round due to our climate with warm dry summers and mild winters. We are the largest employer on Vancouver Island with approximately 24,500 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. Opportunities are available in Comox Valley and Campbell River Hospitals and in every setting that you can imagine! To name a few: Acute care Specialty (emergency, post partum, etc.) Kwakwaka'wakw Territory: Campbell River - Dubbed the "salmon capital of the world", this seaside town surrounded by hiking and biking trails that challenge your sense of adventure. Comox Valley - This is the place to ski and golf in one day. Situated between the Strathcona Provincial Park and the Straight of Georgia, this is an ideal spot to raise a family QUALIFICATIONS EDUCATION, TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE Registration with BC College of Nurses and Midwives as a practicing RN registrant or a practicing RPN registrant. If hired to a nursing specialty area, completion of applicable post graduate clinical specialty education  Current CPR Level C SKILLS AND ABILITIES If you are a passionate New Graduate RN/RPN interested in working for Island Health we would love to hear from you. Please apply today so we can continue the conversation with you! Link to Full Job Description   https://jd.viha.ca/JD4051.pdf Additional Information for Applicants As of October 12, 2021, only applicants that are fully vaccinated (7 days past their second dose of vaccine) are able to work in the facility. This position is covered by the Provincial Health Officer’s mandatory COVID-19 vaccination order. This offer of employment is conditional upon you providing proof of your vaccination status prior to your first day. If proof of full vaccination (7 days past the second dose of vaccine) is not provided prior to the effective date, this offer will be rescinded. Requisition CA - Nurses Bargaining Association Affiliation/Union - BCNU
Island Health
Nov 10, 2021
Full time
Are you someone who loves working as a Critical Care Nurse? Campbell River & District General Hospital is looking for a Staff Nurse to join their Team! 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. Within the framework of hospital and nursing department philosophy, mission and standards, the BC College of Nurses and Midwives 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 EDUCATION, TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE Registration with BC College of Nurses and Midwives 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 (1) year of recent related experience; or an 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 (2) years of recent related experience or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience. Critical Care, Emergency and Intensive Care nurse positions also require Advanced Cardiac Life Support and specialty certification. Up to two (2) years of recent related experience or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience. SKILLS AND ABILITIES Ability to apply the nursing process effectively in a well-organized manner to the care of assigned patients. Physical ability to perform the duties of the position. Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing. Ability to remain calm and to act appropriately in stressful and emergency situations. Link to Full Job Description   https://jd.viha.ca/JD1937.pdf Additional Information for Applicants As of October 12, 2021, 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. Requisition CA - Nurses Bargaining Association Affiliation/Union - BCNU